The Wood Elves are a classic Warhammer force that sadly never made it into the Warmaster range. Fortunately, the fan-made list captures its essence quite nicely and Eureka Miniatures has a very fine line of Wood Elves. My only complaint is that their models are quite small for 10mm. This isn’t apparent in the force itself but looks odd when fighting Games Workshop units (or worse, some Kallistra models which tend to be more like 12mm). Still, it’s a beautiful force.
All models are Eureka, except the Dragon (classic GW High Elf Dragon) and the Glade Riders (Magister Millitum Elves).
Leaders: The Wild Hunt is led by Orion, King of the Wood Elves, his Queen Ariel and some Spell Weavers on Unicorns. The latter is a Reaper soft plastic familiar that I found in my bits box. Not a perfect model but a decent fit for a 10mm Ariel.
The Nobles have a variety of mounts to chose from including Warhawks, Giant Stags, Giant Eagles and even a Forest Dragon.
Finally, the host can call on two mighty Treemen.
Infantry: Despite being a hit and run force, the Wood Elves have a surprisingly high core unit requirement at 2000 points (my default Warmaster army size). Six units of Glade Guard backed up by four units of Eternal Guard.
Added to this foundations are the specialists in the form of two units of Wardancers, two units of Dryads and two units of Waywatchers.
Cavalry: Wood Elf cavalry is fierce and amply represented on the field with both Glade Riders (from Magister Millitum) and Wild Riders (Eureka).
Monstrous Creatures: The host can call upon the creatures of the forest to aid them in battle. Two units of Warhawks and one unit of Giant Eagles (the latter have no particular rules but are added to the Wood Elf force because my High Elves have a dragon theme instead).
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What is the brown you’re using for base edging? I love it.
Thanks. It’s Games Workshop Bestial Brown. I have been using it for decades 🙂
Stunning collection there man really nicely painted just starting 10mm and found this inspiring
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