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Tyranid Groupshot by KrewL-RaiN Tyranid Groupshot by KrewL-RaiN
EDIT: My swarm has grown quite a bit! Will keep old shot below new shot just to see how much this swarm has grown!

New bug count:

Total Bug Count:
Swarmlord
Flyrant
Walkrant
2 Tyrant Guard
3 Magnetic Tyrant/Hive Guard
Doom
4 Zoanthropes
Parasite
14 Ripper Bases
Broodlord
35 Genestealers
10 Ystealers
40 Hormagaunts
60 Termagants
2 Tervigons
1 Trygon
3 Magnetic Carnifexes
1 Stonecrusher Carnifex/Count as Old One Eye
3 Biovores
11 Spore Mines
20 Gargoyles
2 Venomthropes
2 Lictors
Deathleaper
2 Shooty Tyranid Primes
1 CC Tyranid Prime
5 CC Warriors
8 DS Warriors
2 BS Warriors


Hive Fleet Cicada in all its glory!

All my painted and playable Tyranid models together. Shootys on the left and stabbitys to the right! This swarm has:

2 Hive Tyrants (dakka flyrant and CC)
1 Broodlord
5 Carnifexes (2 sniper, 2 ninja, 1 uber CC/stonecrusher)
12 Warriors (4 CC, 6 Deathspiter, 2 Barbstrangler)
32 Genestealers (8 retinue, 8 scuttler/feeder tendrils, 16 carapaced)
16 Spinegaunts
24 Termagants
32 Hormagaunts
10 Ripper Swarms
4 Zoanthropes
2 Lictors

Pretty much all I am going to have until we see what the next Tyranid codex comes!

Tyranids and all things Warhammer be property of Games Workshop. Extra sculpting, converting, painting and all that hobby goodness done by me.
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Dust1Dude Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
How much did you have to pay for all this?
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KrewL-RaiN Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
I have lost track, probaly quite a bit, and I am still working on more. Darned addictive hobby lol.
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Dust1Dude Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
I mean, I'm thinking about getting into Tyranids as my starting army (just because they're awesome), but I can't imagine how much a newbie like me would have to pay before getting an army he can actually use.
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KrewL-RaiN Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
Tyranids are a harder army to play, and some of the important units like Tervigons have no model (rumors going around about a nid second wave might include a terv kit). For a start I would recommend:

HQ: Tervigon (Our most solid HQ, can make one out of a fex) or Hive Tyrant... fex and Tyrant kit are aroundish the same price.
Elite: 2-3 Hive Guard (these are metal models = expensiver. These are our best anti light armour units)

Troops
Box of Termagants (might need more if your running a Tervigon)
Box of Genestealers
Box of Hormagaunts

That should give you a solid start, and if you want a heavy choice a Trigon would do nicely.

A Tyranid Battleforce is also a good start (we liked the older one better :<). You get a good chunk of core troop choices, but you get no HQ in it. You could make one of the Warriors a Prime.
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Dust1Dude Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
Thanks, as soon as I get enough money, I'll try to get some, unless we need to spend it on something more important, thanks for your help.
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KrewL-RaiN Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
Glad you took interest in supporting the ever hungry swarm keke. Too many space mareeeenze running around.
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Dust1Dude Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
Hey, bigs boys gotta eat, right?
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Dust1Dude Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2011
How do you get the war gear to make a Terv, Prime, and Tyrannofex?
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john80687 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009  Professional Artist
i loooove my shooty nids
the look on there face when i explian wat living ammonution is :)
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KrewL-RaiN Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2009
Haha yeah, it shoots bugs that eat their way to your braiinzzz kekekekekekekkeekekekek
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