WHFB: Harpies & Hydras

Harpies are fragile but dangerous units to field, ideal for flanking attacks, and for menacing warmachine creew as they each get 2 Attacks. Normally a unit of 5 is enough to take on human, goblin, Elf and similar crew, but for Orcs or Dwarves I’d field a unit of 10.

I have the GW Harpies, and have added to them with the new Foundry harpies. They’re all good sculpts but Foundry win out as they are single piece castings, and their wings stay on if you look at them, whereas the GW ones have wings that fall apart on sight.

Here they are in their brand new skirmish movement trays:


I’ve got 40 of them now, which I think is enough !

Of more substantial stature and threat to the enemy if the Dark Elf War Hydra, here are my two darlings – I really must think up names for them but so far its eluded me:

Byakhee Rich helped assemble them with his pinning skills, and then it just seemed rude not to extensively use them. the Byakhees quickly learnt:

Open fire, all weapons !

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