A Half Dozen Dead

I’m throwing all skeletons with polearms together into a unit of Grim Reapers for my Oldhammer Undead. The majority will probably wield scythes in the end but I am starting with this motley assortment of blades on a stick.

Three of the figures are from Marauder Miniatures, one Citadel, and one is by Bob Olley I believe. The weedy looking fellow on the left in the first photo is possibly Essex Miniatures. The figure was part of a batch purchase and I wanted to do it justice by fielding it all those decades after its creation. I imagine it portrays an unfortunate young farmhand drafted into a long forgotten war. Another broken sculpt from that purchase had already found its place as part of a terrain piece.

Three skeletons wielding scythes and other polearms

The dead are coming to reap the living

Three skeletal warriors with halberds and other polearms

Heavy blades will smash through any defences mustered

6 thoughts on “A Half Dozen Dead

    • Thanks, I am glad you like that effect. I felt those are needed as otherwise the plain bone would make the faces a bit flat. Also, the teeth are quite easy to pick out in these metal models.

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