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Orcboy_Phil
08-01-2010, 19:42
With the new Beastmen comming out and with it the Jabberslythe does anybody know of any companies that sell Jabberwock minatures. Google is no help and there are none of the old citadel ones floating about eBay.

snottlebocket
08-01-2010, 19:46
It probably helps to search for jabberwocky instead of jabberwock.

N810
08-01-2010, 19:46
I think Reaper makes one...

Edit... ok mabie not.
I must have been thinking of another comapny.

Edit pointyteeth found the one I was thinking of.

pointyteeth
08-01-2010, 20:33
Blood Moon Minis makes a nice one.

Here is a pic (http://www.bloodmoonminis.com/images/jabberwocky/jabber1.jpg)

Is this the one you were thinking of N810?

Orcboy_Phil
08-01-2010, 20:46
I had already found that one but its currently out of stock. I've sent them an Email, os hopefully they can tell me when and if its avalible.

sulla
08-01-2010, 20:58
I'm just gonna use my daemon prince model. He won't get any use otherwise...

LaurentleBete
08-01-2010, 23:23
I'm going to build my own :D

Can't wait, I've been bitten by the conversion bug and I can't stop now. Just need to scrap together the funds in order to actually get the peices I need!

Thurizdan
09-01-2010, 00:01
Love the Jabberwocky signature LaurentleBete. Yes, if ever there was a monster that should be converted, this is it. Carroll never described the beast, all the models are based on the famous illustration by John Tenniel. I want to see the Wood Elves/Empire/Bretonnians get a new magic weapon...the Vorpal Sword! and you can shout SNICKERSNACK every time your beamish boy kills something with it.

Mordagos
09-01-2010, 01:48
How about using a LOTR fell beast?

Brotheroracle
09-01-2010, 03:05
Yeah I think that would be a decent choice.

Arjuna
09-01-2010, 03:11
I think I will be using the citadel Nightmare Dragon for now. If I end up using it a lot I may convert something. The nightmare dragon may still be available from mail order I think.

The SkaerKrow
09-01-2010, 03:25
I'll likely use the Fellbeast, myself. Good excuse to purchase an attractive figure.

BigbyWolf
09-01-2010, 12:08
I've still got the original GW Jabberwocky (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GW-Citadel-Warhammer-C29-Jabberwocky-Jabberwock-1980s_W0QQitemZ280419581732QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxq20 091106?IMSfp=TL091106167001r7581), did use it as a Daemon Steed at one point and more recently as a Spawn.

It's a bit small compared to modern figures, but I'm going to use it until I find/ make something better.

Darnok
09-01-2010, 15:09
Fenryll does The Thing from the Deep (http://www.battlefield-berlin.de/shop/index.php?cat=WG95&product=FM124&sid56B6977983A2499CAB608BB33B945735=2f35a8b541cf87 8678e82a328920dd3d) which would make an awesome Jabberwocky. It is a great model, and quite affordable as well. What do you want more?

I don't know its stats, but if we're thinking "big monster" scale, the LotR Fellbeast might be indeed a good start if you want to stay with GW models. It's also coming out in plastic soon, so will be easy to work with.

puppetmaster24
09-01-2010, 15:35
i love the jabberwok... i mean jabberslythe. if i do a beast army i may include 2 for flanking.

@ Thurizdan: Is this along the lines of what you wanted.
50 points. the vorpal sword.
this powerful sword was first used by a young boy to slay a jabberslythe using nothing but his own bravery.
the wielder of this sword uses their Leadership value in combat as appose to their strength value.

Leogun_91
09-01-2010, 16:54
I am going to convert mine from the plastic fellbeast and the tyranid mega digger.
Mega digger will give the body and the head
Fellbeast will give the tail, the second head and the wings.
Maybe I'll add a spawn to the mix.

But that thing Darnok put a link to works as well, as I'm able to summon these with a 16+ spell I might get that one as an extra (hell in 2000pts I might use two)

Dreadaxe
10-01-2010, 18:01
Ral partha Jaberwocky... Too small to my opinion
http://www.blujay.com/?page=ad&cat=15060300&adid=2752275

http://www.blujay.com/1/327/2752275_s1_i1.jpg

Old Bretonnia GWUS article
http://web.archive.org/web/20060117204257/http://us.games-workshop.com/games/warhammer/bretonnians/gaming/warbands/scenarios/jabberwocky.htm



JABBERWOCK
“But ma! I milked the cow... but the Jabberwock stole it!”

—PINHEAD THE MONKEY BOY, VILLAGE FOOL
With each new Incursion comes some new unimaginable horror, some impossible beast warped by the energies of Chaos. Many of these creatures are unclassifiable, uniquely disturbing entities so overwhelmed with corruption that their very natures bar them from reproducing. However, a few breed and do spawn a new race of horrors. One such race is the Jabberwock. Although it can reproduce, few members of its kind have any shared characteristics, being subject to an appalling number of mutations.

—REINHOLT SCHENT, SCHOLAR OF THE FANTASTIC
The legendary Jabberwock, captured in folk tale and song, is a terrible creature of the forests. Lacking much in the way of intelligence, it is bold and aggressive, attacking nearly anything it encounters. Th ough varied in appearance, there are some common features that set these creatures apart from other Old World horrors. Jabberwocks are generally twelve-foot tall or more. Perched on its long, scrawny neck is a hideous head with a great slobbering maw and wattles on its cheeks. Many Jabberwocks have wings, though none fl y—or, at least, none discovered have been able to fly. Instead, they fl ap their wings when excited, creating a disconcerting noise. Jabberwocks can be of any colour, and many are faintly luminous.

—Jabberwock Statistics—

Main Profile
WS BS S T Ag Int WP Fel
79% 0% 55% 67% 14% 12% 89% 8%
Secondary Profile
A W SB TB M Mag IP FP
4 47 5 6 6 0 0 0

Skills: Intimidate, Scale Sheer Surface, Swim

Talents: Night Vision, Strike Mighty Blow, Strike to Injure, Terrifying, Will of Iron

Special Rules:
• Chaos Mutations: Bizarre Colouration, Leathery Skin. A Jabberwock has a 50% chance of having (1d10+2)/3 additional mutations. Roll on Table 3–1: Mutations to generate the extra mutation if present and modify stats as appropriate. Re-roll any die rolls that result in Chaos Spawn.
• Confused by Pain: If the Jabberwock is reduced to 5 Wounds or less, it can take no actions until it regenerates to at least 6 Wounds.
• Regeneration: At the start of its turn each round, a Jabberwock regenerates 1d10 Wounds. Wounds caused by fire cannot be regenerated. This ability ceases to function if the Jabberwock dies.
• Stupid: Jabberwocks are quite stupid and often forget what they’re doing. Any time a Jabberwock encounters something that might distract it, such as a fresh corpse to eat or a particular ripe smell to investigate, it must make an Intelligence Test or stop whatever it was doing to engage with the new distraction (in the above examples, eat the corpse or investigate the smell). If the Jabberwock is being attacked, it is less likely to be distracted, and the test becomes Easy (+20%).
• Venomous Bite: Th e Jabberwock’s bite is vile and full of toxins. If the Jabberwock deals at least 1 Wound, the victim must succeed on a Challenging (–10%) Toughness Test or die in a number of rounds equal to his Toughness Bonus.

Armour: None
Armour Points: Head 0, Arms 0, Body 0, Legs 0
Weapons: Teeth and Claws
Slaughter Margin: Very Hard


Using Jabberwocks
As creatures of Chaos, Jabberwocks run the gamut in appearance and characteristics. For most Old Worlders, the Jabberwock is something of a bogeyman, a tale told to frighten children into doing their chores. These creatures also serve as effi gies to burn when something goes wrong. For example, when the wind blows down a line of laundry, it’s clearly the work of the Jabberwock. On occasion, the superstitions of the commoners are correct, and one of these creatures really does threaten their homes. In these times, they often turn to outsiders for help. So, sometimes, a bold hero ventures into the wood to dispatch the foul beast with an exceptionally sharp sword.

Lordsaradain
10-01-2010, 18:15
The one from bloodmoon minis looks like a very good choice. :)

Thurizdan
11-01-2010, 00:28
i love the jabberwok... i mean jabberslythe. if i do a beast army i may include 2 for flanking.

@ Thurizdan: Is this along the lines of what you wanted.
50 points. the vorpal sword.
this powerful sword was first used by a young boy to slay a jabberslythe using nothing but his own bravery.
the wielder of this sword uses their Leadership value in combat as appose to their strength value.

That's a liiiiittle overpowered for 50 points. That's +4 or +5 Strength in most cases.

I was thinking more along the lines of killing blow against large targets. Or your Strength = their Toughness +1

TheMav80
11-01-2010, 03:40
PLus it would killing blow everything. One scratch from the Vorpal Blade is deadly. :p

The Red Scourge
11-01-2010, 08:02
GW did this cute widdle jabbywocky :)

Tymell
11-01-2010, 08:22
Fenryll does The Thing from the Deep (http://www.battlefield-berlin.de/shop/index.php?cat=WG95&product=FM124&sid56B6977983A2499CAB608BB33B945735=2f35a8b541cf87 8678e82a328920dd3d) which would make an awesome Jabberwocky. It is a great model, and quite affordable as well. What do you want more?

Now that is an awesome model, it would indeed make a great Jabberwocky. Any idea of the exact scale?

I'm not planning on Beastmen, but I may have to find some army to use that in it's so nice :D

Revlid
11-01-2010, 09:40
http://www.talismancy.com/hammer/portal.php?page=16 ;)

Basically, anything suitably eldritch and wing-ed can be used as a Jabberslythe. I suspect that part of the reasoning behind adding it was to minimise complaints from those player who'd lost their Unholy Idol Daemon Princes.

captaincortez
10-02-2010, 16:57
fromious bandersnatch.

Kholdaimon
10-02-2010, 17:01
Maybe not right according to the fluff but an awesome figure: http://www.visiontoys.nl/images/res/_bladehunters_basalisk_photo_368_450.jpg

McFarlane's Basilisk

Christiaan

Jack of Blades
10-02-2010, 17:45
Maybe not right according to the fluff but an awesome figure: http://www.visiontoys.nl/images/res/_bladehunters_basalisk_photo_368_450.jpg

McFarlane's Basilisk

Christiaan

Peh, not ugly or dirty enough to fit in - it'd make for a great ''alternative'' Great Eagle or something though

Sygerrik
10-02-2010, 17:50
If you're going to make a conversion based on Tenniel's artwork, make sure to model a waistcoat onto it!

Bodysnatcher
10-02-2010, 18:33
Given the background of the Jabberslythe, I'm tempted to run a conversion where twisted trees and fog surround the main body and maybe just the wings and claws can be seen as nature tries to hide it.

Vermin-thing
11-02-2010, 06:36
GW sells one...

Just buy a pumbagor, and add wings. :D

The SkaerKrow
11-02-2010, 11:31
For those that don't know, in the Beastmen book the Jabberslythe is largely described as an oversized toad-like creature, with insect qualities (including wings).

w3rm
11-02-2010, 17:42
For those that don't know, in the Beastmen book the Jabberslythe is largely described as an oversized toad-like creature, with insect qualities (including wings).

So a Slaan with dragon wings?:p

The SkaerKrow
11-02-2010, 18:30
Slann with fly wings, actually.

One of the guys in my group has a very nicely converted Great Uncle Leon with a fly head and fly wings. Works very well as a Jabberslythe from the book.

I think I'm going to use Cthulu for mine...

Smacksaw5000
12-02-2010, 02:29
I thought this might be a cool model to use:

http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/productDetail.jsp?catId=cat1370003&prodId=prod480006a

or this with an elongated neck and new face:

http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/productDetail.jsp?catId=cat150115a&prodId=prod1090050