Friday, 24 February 2017

Kanut

Hi all

Another fine addition to my Tengu faction is the mighty Hill Tribe warrior - Kanut....

Kanut, the leader of the hilltribes, is the father to all his people, a true hero, patient teacher and a stoic guardian. He is a great warrior, his acts and courage on the bloody field of battle dispelling doubt and instilling a fever in his warriors. Kanut is a resolute and effective, if direct, fighter. Skilled with the great axe delivering brutal blows to his enemies, those that run receive the sharp and stinging bite of one of his throwing axes, their edges as keen as any samurai sword. A veteran of many battles, wounded many times but seeming unwilling to die at the hands of his enemies.


With his high MS of 4 dice and +2 dam from his enormous axe, Kanut dishes out some severe punishment, if I decide to drop a dice and give him "powerful attack" he will gain a further +3 meaning he has an excellent chance of killing even an Oni!  Combine this with armour and his toughness and his Ki feat "Tenacious", he has a great chance of sticking around in a fight! With his "inspiration" Ki feat he can  boost a lower cost model in melee or their ranged attack as well so he can sit in the middle of the board and dominate it. Kanut will be an auto-include in my games and its easy to see why, that's if I can, for one minute stop breaking him....

Sadly I dropped the big man and broke off the axe head, I'm gutted.  I have superglued it back on, but of course that means it is now a weak point of the miniature and it is liable to happen over and over again.  This makes me sad....

base and shaded


hilights - pre break


Post repair, hopefully not too noticeable


This brings my Tengu faction to a temporary finish until Salute brings more reinforcements.  So in what has become the style I will post the full faction photo!


slightly weird doubling of the picture...


hope you enjoy
dGG


20 comments:

  1. Very nice addition to the Tengu Andy, and great group shot. Here's hoping the axe stays in place for you

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  2. Nice mini, need to be careful how you handle him from now on!

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    1. Definitely Fran, kid gloves from now on

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  3. He sounds very useful and a fearsome addition to an already powerful group.

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    1. He will definitely bolster the ranks Michael

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  4. A real tough son of a bitch, Kanut should prove to be a very useful addition to your Tengu faction. I hope he and his axe survive many a battle.

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    1. Very tough Bryan, can't wait for him to rip through his enemies!

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  5. Lovely fig. Shame about the axe head but it's not noticeable...to my eye, anyway.

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    1. It is a shame, but hopefully I've rescued it, sadly too thin to pin so just held on by superglue

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  6. Very nice figure, and another top paintjob too. That's quite the aviary you have now.

    Cheers Roger.

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  7. So, will you be preparing a custom card to use if the axe head does fall off? Maybe with the special ability "I Beat You with My Stick"? Very nice work, Andy and a real shame about the breakage.

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  8. Nice work dGG. Hope he has many good games for you. If it breaks off again you can always pin it. I've had to do this for weapons before and it really works.

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    1. I hoping the gorilla glue has got it mate, it's normally v good

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  9. Great looking miniature, Andy. Was the damage sustained in any way related to the white-furred behemoth seen patrolling the tabletop?

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    1. The beast was innocent, the tragedy was down to FFF syndrome. Fat Fingered Fail....

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  10. I like this figure (preferably with axe!); he rounds off the faction nicely with some unusual traits,

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    1. Definitely with the axe! He's a lovely looking mini, hard bitten and dour with leadership ability he'll be very useful

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