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Wanted to make a thread for a general discussion on the new Necrons that are coming as the enemy face army for 9th edition.

So far I'm really excited, and the range expansion we are getting is huge.

With that being said, I hope we see a return of a lot of the flavor that has been gradually sucked out every release after 5th. I'd like to see the return of stuff like Entropic Weapons and Cryptek options for instance.

I'm going to try to keep the top post updated with the new images and spoilers as we get them, so please PM me if I don't have something here!

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Yeah I'm with you, it's the flavour that we lost in 8th, but it does look like that is starting to come back. Little things from the images give me hope though.

The cryptek clearly has two attendants like the dark Apostle, so I'm hoping the old cryptek abilities are coming back as chaplain-esque abilities. New monolith means it might finally have good rules too, it's such an iconic unit. Can't wait to field one again.

Super hyped for this, GW has far exceeded my expectations. Almost makes it worth us sucking for this entire edition.
   
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Tossing up what images are leaked for us.
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I like the look of Crabby Stabby Daddy.

I also LOVE that name.

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A Void Dragon you say?
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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
Tossing up what images are leaked for us.


Yup, I just edited them all into the OP for safe keeping!


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What's that little weird thing next to the three big stabby dudes?
   
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Someone pointed out they are little pig noses, now I can't unsee it!
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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
A Void Dragon you say?

Yeaaah....I'd not go leaning too hard on the 'wings equals dragon!' thing.

Look at the right arm. It appears to have a weapon...and a humanoid figure, which the Dragon didn't have. It might be a redesigned Nightbringer.
   
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I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.


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 Sasori wrote:
I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.

Not unheard of for a different loadout/kit to exist. The Bloat* Drone from Dark Imperium has other builds for example.

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 Sasori wrote:
I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.


Not to far off, in the big blurred image you can see the boxset walker on the far right as well.
   
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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
 Sasori wrote:
I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.


Not to far off, in the big blurred image you can see the boxset walker on the far right as well.


Yeah, it looks smaller there too. That's why I'm wondering if it's the same model or just similar.

We have two different sizes of Crabby Daddys for instance.


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 Sasori wrote:
 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
 Sasori wrote:
I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.


Not to far off, in the big blurred image you can see the boxset walker on the far right as well.


Yeah, it looks smaller there too. That's why I'm wondering if it's the same model or just similar.

We have two different sizes of Crabby Daddys for instance.


Assuming that's combat destroyers and destroyer lord.
   
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The two different size of Crabby Daddys is an easy one. There's a hero choice(the one shown with pew!pew!) and a unit choice(the ones only with swords).

There also appears to be two 'Lieutenant' sized models to the far left and far right(both near Warrior Squads) and what looks to be some kind of 'support hero' in between the two Warrior Squads, with what look like some kind of Servitor-esque models.
   
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Found some good quality images of the Silent King teaser.



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That C'tan he has trapped is so badass.
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 Sasori wrote:
I'm wondering if the walker with the giant gun on top of it's head, is different than the walker in the starter set?

The Giant walker LOOKs bigger, but it could all be a trick on perspective.


Starter set models likely to be own unique sprue with separate solo release sprues. Ie warriors here are not same sprues as warrior box has.

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The new models do look really good. It looks like a very large range refresh as well, which is a bit surprising.

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The only new model I'm not completely in love with is the warrior but it's still an upgrade over the old model. Definitely going to have to start saving up for this box...
   
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In the blurred image, top right hand corner, you can see the Silent King's model. Even if it was set further back in scene it's still a rather huge model when you compare it to the Monolith which is set closer to the foreground.
   
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By my eye most of that is the stuff around him and the Silent King himself is only a bit bigger than a normal Overlord. Really liked when they did that with the Ossiarch Bonereapers leader and was hoping to see a similar design here.
   
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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
Someone pointed out they are little pig noses, now I can't unsee it!


Am i the onlyone who thinks the new warrior models are fugly???

So i started collecting necrons about 2 weeks ago and has so far only bought and painted a unit of immolators, but i instantly hit up my 3rd party dealer and bough 2 boxes of warriors after i saw the img of them new warriors. Thouse things will not be part of my future collection!

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 Arachnofiend wrote:
By my eye most of that is the stuff around him and the Silent King himself is only a bit bigger than a normal Overlord. Really liked when they did that with the Ossiarch Bonereapers leader and was hoping to see a similar design here.


Mmmm, not sure dude.

The brass coloured ones are attendants I think. This pic shows a far larger, silver coloured dude.

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I like the look of Crabby Stabby Daddy.

I also LOVE that name.


I smile and giggle uncontrollably every time I see that picture and read that name.

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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
Crabby Stabby Daddy is ready for some action!
Exalt this guy-I just loved the name they gave.

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 JNAProductions wrote:
I like the look of Crabby Stabby Daddy.

I also LOVE that name.


I smile and giggle uncontrollably every time I see that picture and read that name.

Have an exalt


Thank you, I am trying hard to spread it in some of the other WH communities I lurk in. Here's a bonus pick of the smaller Crabby Stabby units I ran across! Skorpehk Destroyers and a Canoptek Plasmacyte?
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So, the three-legged ones are the new destroyers... Wonder if we'll still have the option for flying destroyers?

And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.

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For now, they’re just new Destroyers.

On the super blurry pic with the Monoliths, there may be a traditional Floaty Boi in the bottom left hand corner.

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