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Zerox
12-08-2010, 00:11
Hi, what are some of the largest/tallest 40k miniatures available. that you've bought? I don't mean in fictional height, but the actual height of the miniatures assembled? Would i be correct assuming that in solely 40k; the ork stompa, trygon, eldar wraithlord walker (sorry if I spelled the name wrong lol) would be the largest 3 models?

Frep
12-08-2010, 00:17
If you don't incluse FW (Which is cheating IMHO) I think you are correct. The Drop pod is pretty tall but still shorter than those three I think.

Vaktathi
12-08-2010, 00:34
Isn't a Baneblade about as tall as a Wraithlord?

Those things are *huge*

PreacherBoyRoy
12-08-2010, 00:37
Monolith....

feno12
12-08-2010, 00:56
If your not counting Forgeworld Titans and greater demons (which are bloody gigantic) I'd say the Stompa, it towers over the Trygon and Baneblade

MajorWesJanson
12-08-2010, 00:57
Largest GW models in size (no particular order)

Stompa (Height, Volume)
Baneblade+Variants (Length, Width, Volume)
Monolith (Height, Width, Volume)
Valkyrie (Length, Width)
Drop Pod (Height)
Trygon (Height)
Ork Battle Wagon (Length)
Land Raider (Width, Volume)
Lord Castellian Creed (Width) :evilgrin:

The Ginger Ninja
12-08-2010, 01:04
The monolith is a large model, I haven't compared it to some of the newer large models yet though.

freddieyu
12-08-2010, 01:19
Largest GW models in size (no particular order)

Stompa (Height, Volume)
Baneblade+Variants (Length, Width, Volume)
Monolith (Height, Width, Volume)
Valkyrie (Length, Width)
Drop Pod (Height)
Trygon (Height)
Ork Battle Wagon (Length)
Land Raider (Width, Volume)
Lord Castellian Creed (Width) :evilgrin:

I like the last one...

gwarsh41
12-08-2010, 01:48
No one has mentioned the soul grinder or defiler? those things are huge. About as tall as a trygon and much wider than creed!

lequaye
12-08-2010, 02:01
squigs?... on no wait... :confused:

impala
12-08-2010, 02:08
squigs?... on no wait... :confused:

Squiggoth maybe?

MajorWesJanson
12-08-2010, 02:52
About as tall as a trygon and much wider than creed!

Not that much wider... :D

Grotsnik
12-08-2010, 02:57
excuse me for getting a tad of subjest... but what are the bottom & top dimensions of a monolith anyway?:confused:

The Ginger Ninja
12-08-2010, 03:04
excuse me for getting a tad of subjest... but what are the bottom & top dimensions of a monolith anyway?:confused:

I know that the monolith is roughly 7 inches wide along the bottom, I have never bothered to measure the top.

Reflex
12-08-2010, 03:28
Marneus Calgars head.. thats pretty hooge...


i second the stompa.

insectum7
12-08-2010, 04:02
Monolith is the biggest non-apocalypse. I think it's the stompa if you're counting Apocalypse though. Non-apocalypse but including FW then it's probably the Squiggoth.

Monolith is about 8.5 inches tall. (21 cm)

Grotsnik
12-08-2010, 04:45
thanks guyz

Iceheart2112
12-08-2010, 06:18
Geez...as far as the largest, I would have thought that the Manta would go right to the top of the list (hell, the damn thing probably has as much resin in it as a SM army has plastic...). Granted its not the tallest, but as far as size goes, it tops them all.

As far as height? Stompa or possibly that huge Tyranid...the Heirophant.

SODACANS
12-08-2010, 06:32
If you are counting FW then the Tau Manta is the biggest. It even says so on the FW website:

"The Manta is by far the largest model that Games Workshop has ever produced..."

Isambard
12-08-2010, 07:46
The most massive must be the pre-forgeworld LEAD Thunderhawk. I have held it and it weighs in at more than most armies do. Some gamers as well (hyperbole)!

cornonthecob
12-08-2010, 08:43
Stompa or trygon

TheLaughingGod
12-08-2010, 09:28
I think grots are big in spirit. :D

Culven
12-08-2010, 09:42
The most massive must be the pre-forgeworld LEAD Thunderhawk. I have held it and it weighs in at more than most armies do.
I would think that the Manta, due to its size would be more massive than even the old Thunderhawk. But yes, that thing was massive. I built one of the stupid things. The owner said that he weighed it at ten pounds. :eek:

sprugly
12-08-2010, 10:25
i know the website says the manta is the largest model but do they include scenery?

this is pretty huge.

http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Warhammer-40000/Warhammer_40,000_Terrain/IMPERIAL-FORTRESS-WALLS.html

sprugly

scar face
12-08-2010, 10:32
I'm sure that the sould grinder tops many of these.....

scar

Keroro
12-08-2010, 12:30
The most massive must be the pre-forgeworld LEAD Thunderhawk. I have held it and it weighs in at more than most armies do. Some gamers as well (hyperbole)!

As soon as I saw this thread I thought Thunderhawk, but apparantly not. The FW site says that the Manta is 6 times heavier than the Thunderhawk. :wtf: Have to get me one of those. And perhaps an army to go with it.

BigBarryJazz
12-08-2010, 13:03
Have to get me one of those. And perhaps an army to go with it.

No need. It comes with one :D. Just as well as most of us probably couldn't afford much else after putting down the 925 to buy one.

Maskedman5oh4
12-08-2010, 15:08
Manta r the winnar.

They have a comparison of it next to a Thunderhawk on the FW website.

http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Warhammer-40000/Tau/TAU-AIRCRAFT/TAU-MANTA.html

"...The kit includes two Devilfish, two Hammerheads, eight Battlesuits, six Gun Drones and one Black and one White Tau decal sheet...."

xv8
12-08-2010, 15:13
tau manta just sayin

Lord Malorne
12-08-2010, 15:24
Fortress of Redemption.

Hunger
12-08-2010, 15:50
The Manta certainly is the largest FW miniature - but the OP asked for the largest GW miniature.

Maskedman5oh4
12-08-2010, 16:21
The Manta certainly is the largest FW miniature - but the OP asked for the largest GW miniature.


The Manta is by far the largest model that Games Workshop has ever produced, and by a long way too! The Manta measures 630mm/25 inches long and has a wingspan of 860mm/34 inches! Weighing in at 12.5 kilos/28 pounds, it weighs six times as much as a Thunderhawk Gunship, and that is before we put all the tanks and Battlesuits inside.


Forgeworld seems to think they are part of GW... :confused:

Culven
12-08-2010, 18:12
As soon as I saw this thread I thought Thunderhawk, but apparantly not. The FW site says that the Manta is 6 times heavier than the Thunderhawk. :wtf:
They are most likely comparing it to their resin Thunderhawk. The original metal Thunderhawk may be more massive.

Devastator
12-08-2010, 18:13
tau manta ____

808thMyrmidons
12-08-2010, 21:14
a dark eldar players ego. other than that the biggest would be a titan.

GirathonB
12-08-2010, 21:20
Forgeworld seems to think they are part of GW... :confused:

They are. Where's the confusion?

StormWulfen
12-08-2010, 22:33
They are most likely comparing it to their resin Thunderhawk. The original metal Thunderhawk may be more massive.

It was probably actually smaller, most of the older models are smaller than the newer ones.

I still long for the day when I can own one of those lead Thunderhawks :(

theunwantedbeing
12-08-2010, 22:43
They are most likely comparing it to their resin Thunderhawk. The original metal Thunderhawk may be more massive.

You might want to actually look (http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Images/Product/AlternativeFW/xlarge/Manta8.jpg) at the Manta next to the Thunderhawk then think how much bigger the original metal Thunderhawk would have had to be.

Tallest GW model at the moment is presumably the Orc Stompa, or Perhaps the Valkyrie when its on its flying stand.
Most massive would be the Stompa.

Sgt John Keel
12-08-2010, 22:46
They are. Where's the confusion?

There are some who hold the opinion that Forgeworld is not a part of GW Proper (ie. the studio). The two mostly seem to operate in an independent but cooperative manner, which is why the distinction between the GW Studio and Games Workshop Group PLC. can be important.

Charistoph
12-08-2010, 23:19
Then it should be CITADEL vs Forgeworld, if you want to get specific.

The proper comparison would be 40k codex, or 40k Apocalypse.

In 40k Codex the Stompa is excluded, as is Baneblade family. Which leaves the Grinder, Monolith, and Land Raiders as the contenders.

In 40k Apoc, Manta wins, hands down.

Tastyfish
12-08-2010, 23:32
You might want to actually look (http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Images/Product/AlternativeFW/xlarge/Manta8.jpg) at the Manta next to the Thunderhawk then think how much bigger the original metal Thunderhawk would have had to be.

Tallest GW model at the moment is presumably the Orc Stompa, or Perhaps the Valkyrie when its on its flying stand.
Most massive would be the Stompa.

Massive is weight if we're being very pedantic (i.e which has the most mass) - the Manta is 2-3 times bigger (so 4-9 times heavier-ish) however how much heavier is lead than resin?

Zerox
12-08-2010, 23:57
Hi yeah guys I meant solely in 40k, excluding warhammer fantasy, forgeworld, LOTR etc. It seems to be the stompa, monolith, trygon, drop pod are the largest models then. thanks for the input!

BobtheInquisitor
13-08-2010, 01:40
Fortress of Redemption.

This.

I have a fortress of Redemption, and it is huge! It's at least twice as voluminous as a stompa and twice as long as a baneblade. The tower alone would probably count as the tallest, and one of the most voluminous models put out by GW (Citadel), but with the additional fortress pieces, there is nothing that can beat it for size.

Now, if we're talking about massive minis, that would probably be one of the metal monstrous creatures made by GW (Citadel), since they are so much more dense. I assumed that's not what the OP meant, though.

Col. Dash
13-08-2010, 01:51
The Phantom Titan is the largest commercially produced model weighing in at 2.5 feet tall. The warlord is shorter.

Angelwing
13-08-2010, 04:20
This one (http://lh5.ggpht.com/_cP8wWMesbwk/S1CQ8hQaWkI/AAAAAAAAEuc/nq6wF2sNzL0/s720/Nott1.jpg).

Badum tish.:angel: