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I have a Sons of Horus army so was tempted to add another member to the legion of doom.

Was Haarkon actually alive during the Heresy? It’s not clear from Vigilus book 1 in the part I read.

Overall my Legion is fairly clean and with little chaos stuff. Is his actual model too Chaos to be easily modified or pass as a heresy era Praetor?

If not, what’s the best way to convert him? Ideally I would want a similar head and overall weapon loadout.

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He'd be real difficult to make a son of horus from my point of view with all of his trophies and armour ornamentation but I think he'd make a really good Word Bearers or Night Lords character, though the latter would rely on being able to cover up the clearly chaos afflicted armour since both used more ornamental armour in their characters.

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Is he even a Son of Horus?

Like other high ranking Black Legion members in the Ezekarion, it could well be that Haarkon isn't a Son of Horus, but could be a Night Lord or Word Bearer who sided with Abaddon.

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Like this:


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Nice job on that conversion.
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operkoi wrote:
He'd be real difficult to make a son of horus from my point of view with all of his trophies and armour ornamentation

You might want to look at these two again. Particularly the banner:

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The Sons of Horus were known to collect war trophies of worthy opponents prior to Isstavan III. After the Great Betrayal, it became even more prevalent.

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It's said in the fluff that Haarkon might be a Night Lord because hes such a good raptor commander. If you want him in 40k, I think he should be a Legion Consul Champion with paragon blade and jump pack. Model wise, I think the kharn model would look cool. Use a night lord looking head, put a jump pack on kharn, give them a chain glaive (easy to make, but model a chaos csm old school squad chain sword on the top and extend the bottom. I can see be gifted a chaos spear during the long war.

Kinda looks like these combined:

The Kharn model is a great base for a jump pack champion with a chain glaive, just paint them up Sons of Horus colours and it would be exactly like Haarkon. In the ADB Night Lord short stories, it should a raven guard change side. In Unremembered Empire, the night lord all hate each other. I can see a night lord captain defecting to the Sons of Horus. Hes the kind of no nonsense guy who would say: "Yeah nah, I'm having none of this undisciplined baby killing - its so unprofessional. I want to be a Sons of Horus, those guys get things done."
Anyway, that's how I would do it. Hope you show us what you come up with

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