For centuries beyond counting has the race of malevolent ratmen known as the skaven plagued the Mortal Realms. Arrogant, avaricious and utterly without mercy, the skaven seek to annihilate every other sapient creature â€“ expanding, multiplying, and consuming everything in their path until they alone rule over the decaying husk of reality. Those who defy this vision are overwhelmed by swarms of frenzied, red-eyed warriors, weaponized plagues, monstrous beasts and lightning-spitting war machines. Arise, Children of the Great Horned Rat!
Within these pages you'll find everything you need to know to command verminous Skaven hordes in your games of Warhammer Age of Sigmar. Pore over the treacherous history of the Horned Rat's many attempts to conquer the Mortal Realms, learn about the internecine squabbling of the various Great Clans, and delve into the gnawhole-riddled depths of their teeming Under-Empire.
This 120-page hardback book contains:
- Endless warrens of background information on the skaven, including their history, quarrelsome society, and the magnificence of the Great Horned Rat.
- Heaps of artwork that captures the malign majesty of the expansive Under-Empire
- 45 warscrolls and pitched battle profiles for the insidious ratmen and their terrifying war machines, from the lowliest Clanrat to the most cunning Deathmaster
- Rules for all 6 Great Clans, plus command traits, artefacts of power, spell lores, prayers, and battle traits like Strength in Numbers and Scurry Away
- Path to Glory campaign rules that allow you to enact the circuitous plans of the Great Horned Rat, plus 11 warscroll battalions for use in narrative play
- Matched play content, including 5 grand strategies and 4 battle tactics to confound your opponents
- A showcase of scurrying swarms of Skaven miniatures from the many Great Clans, alongside guides on how to paint them yourself