Warhammer Underworlds Warbands

These are all of my Warhammer Underworlds Warbands. I will be updating this as I finish up new warbands (and... um... buy new ones...!?). 

I kind of fell into Warhammer Underworlds bass-akwards... and then went ALL IN. I'd been aware of it since it came out as a friend of mine got into it from the beginning and i painted a bunch of warbands for him. 

At the end of 2020 I picked up my first Warband - Morgwaeth's Balde-Coven - on Boxing Day at my FLGS - Dragon's Den Games, in Saskatoon. I picked them up for a few reasons. One was just to have ONE Warhammer Underworlds warband, just in case I ever got around to playing it with my friend - It would be MY warband and the only one I'd play (and it was one I knew he didn't have). I was also putting together a small force of Daughters of Khaine for Age of Sigmar and I thought it might be fun to have a few different models. Also I thought they'd be a good core to build a Warcry warband around. Finally, I was interested in Age of Sigmar: Soulbound and through these - and possibly other Warhammer underworlds warbands (especially the ones that had gone out of print and were being rereleased as cheaper easy-to-build kits) - might be a fun way to collect a smattering of different models from a variety of different factions without having to buy full units! 

One thing lead to another and within WEEKS, I had a copy of Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm and was playing the game with Finnegan and Amanda. Beastgrave and Nightvault followed shortly after. I even found a used copy of Shadespire in the summer. By November of 2021, I also had the Two-Player Starter, Harrowdeep, and TWENTY-EIGHT different warbands!? Warhammer Underworlds ended up being one of my most-played games through 2021 - 22 games (The only game we played more of was Wingspan - which we played 31 games of!) 

All The Warbands (up to the end of the third season where I had to call it a day...):

  1. Steelheart's Champions (Shadespire Core Box)
  2. Garrek's Reavers (Shadespire Core Box)
  3. Sepulchral Guard (Shadespire)
  4. Ironskull's Boyz (Shadespire)
  5. The Chosen Axes (Shadespire)
  6. Spiteclaw's Swarm (Shadespire)
  7. The Farstriders (Shadespire)
  8. Magore's Fiends (Shadespire)
  9. Stormsire's Cursebreakers (Nightvault Core Box)
  10. Thorns of the Briar Queen (Nightvault Core Box)
  11. The Eyes of the Nine (Nightvault)
  12. Zarbag's Gitz (Nightvault)
  13. Godsworn Hunt (Nightvault)
  14. Mollog's Mob (Nightvault)
  15. Thundrik's Profiteers (Nightvault)
  16. Ylthari's Guardians (Nightvault)
  17. Grashrak's Despoilers (Beastgrave Core Box)
  18. Skaeth's Wild Hunt (Beastgrave Core Box)
  19. The Grymwatch (Beastgrave)
  20. Rippa's Snarlfangs  (Beastgrave)
  21. Ironsoul's Condemners (Beastgrave - Champions of Dreadfane)
  22. Lady Harrow's Mournflight (Beastgrave- Champions of Dreadfane)
  23. The Wurmspat (Beastgrave)
  24. Hrothgorn's Mantrappers (Beastgrave)
  25. Morgwaeth's Blade Coven (Beastgrave)
  26. Morgok's Krushasa (Beastgrave)
  27. Myari's Purifiers (Direchasm Core Box)  
  28. The Dread Pageant (Direchasm Core Box)
  29. Khagra's Ravagers (Direchasm)
  30. Starblood Stalkers (Direchasm) 
  31. Crimson Court (Direchasm)
  32. Storm of Celestus (Two-Player Starter Box)
  33. Drepur’s Wraithcreepers  (Two-Player Starter Box)
  34. Hedkrakka’s Madmob (Direchasm)
  35. Kainan's Reapers (Direchasm)
  36. Elathain's Soulraid (Direchasm)
  37. Xandire's Truthseekers (Harrowdeep Core Box)
  38. Da Kunnin' Krew (Harrowdeep Core Box)
  39. Blackpowder's Buccaneers (Harrowdeep)
  40. The Exiled Dead (Harrowdeep)
  41. Shadeborn (Nethermaze Core Box)
  42. Skittershank’s Clawpack (Nethermaze Core Box)
  43. Hexbane’s Hunters (Nethermaze)
  44. Gorechosen of Dromm (Nethermaze)
  45. The Gnarlspirit Pack (Gnarlwood Core Box) 
  46. The Sons of Velmorn (Gnarlwood Core Box) 

DONE (Warbands that I have and are painted!):
  1. Steelheart's Champions
  2. Garrek's Reavers
  3. Sepulchral Guard
  4. Ironskull's Boyz
  5. Magore's Fiends
  6. Stormsire's Cursebreakers
  7. Thorns of the Briar Queen
  8. The Grymwatch
  9. Ironsoul's Condemners
  10. Lady Harrow's Mournflight
  11. The Wurmspat
  12. Hrothgorn's Mantrappers
  13. Morgwaeth's Blade Coven
  14. Morgok's Krushas
  15. The Dread Pageant
  16. Khagra's Ravagers
  17. Storm of Celestus
  18. Drepur’s Wraithcreepers
  19. Mollog's Mob
  20. Xandire's Truthseekers
  21. Da Kunnin' Krew 

(Ones that I have, but still need to paint)
(roughly in order I’d like to do them…) 
  1. Myari's Purifiers
  2. Blackpowder's Buccaneers
  3. Hexbane’s Hunters
  4. Elathain's Soulraid
  5. Shadeborn
  6. Skittershank’s Clawpack
  7. Crimson Court
  8. Thundrik's Profiteers
  9. Ylthari's Guardians
  10. Grashrak's Despoilers
  11. Skaeth's Wild Hunt
  12. Steelheart's Champions (extra copy)
  13. Garrek's Reavers (extra copy)
  14. Storm of Celestus  (extra copy)
  15. The Exiled Dead


These are the warbands I own and are presented here, ordered by Grand Alliance, and then by order they were released in... because... that's how I did it and I can't be bothered to reorganize!? 


Garrek's Reavers

Garrek's Reavers came with the initial Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire box. They were re-released in a box on their own as part of the warbands released with Nightvault ("Season Two"). I have THREE of this warband... two are painted - and I did a SUPER FAST (and not-to-pretty) job just to get them DONE... the third I still have to do and might take my time with those ones... You can seeboth painted ones here (one was given to Finnegan to use with the rest of his Blood Reavers - which I painted up at the same time): 

Khorne Bloodreavers and Tzeentch Horrors

I also painted one of these, years ago for a friend when he first picked Shadespire when it was first released, you can see those here:

Shadespire Bloodbound Warband

Magore's Fiends

Magore's Fiends! 

ANOTHER Khorney Chaos Warband. I bought a used copy of Shadespire and this warband (along with a couple others) came with it. 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Magore’s Fiends

Grashrak's Despoilers

These are part of the Warhammer Underworlds: Beastgrave ("Season Three") core box... which was bought for me, by John, in exchange for painting some Frostgrave figures... which I haven't finished yet... so I feel kind of funny about painting these, if I haven't painted those yet... so... I should probably GET TO painting those!!!

The Wurmspat

The Wurmspat - Nurgle Sorcerer Fecula Flyblown and her two bodyguards; Sepsimus and Ghulgoch! There were released as part of the Beastgrave (Season Three) line.

You can read more and see more pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: The Wurmspat

The Dread Pageant

The Dread Pageant - Released in the "Season Four" Core Box - Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm. These were the second warband I painted - for myself, that is! I'd painted a bunch for my friend John - in fact, I got Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm - from whence these came, in exchange for painting two of his other Warhammer Underworlds warbands...  strangely, I got into this, thinking I'd end up playing with him... and we've yet to play a game... 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: The Dread Pageant

Khagra's Ravagers

Khagra's Ravagers - another one of the early warbands I picked up - right when it came out in March 2021 and painted up straight away - I was very excited about Chaos stuff at the moment... 

More pics here:

Khagra's Ravagers

Skittershank’s Clawpack

Still to do... 

Yay! A new Skaven warband that was released with Nethermaze 2-player expansion/new starter box for Harrowdeep! I'm not AS excited about these and Spiteclaw's Swarm... but they're still pretty cool and look like fun... once I have them painted up!? 


Sepulchral Guard

The Sepulchral Guard were released as part of the Shadespire roll-out in the "first season". Came with the same used copy of Shadespire as Magore's Fiends above. It had been completely painted... so I mostly just touched these up and made them look a little more like the other warbands I have... 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Sepulchral Guard

I also painted one of these for John some time ago, you can see them here: 

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire - Sepulchral Guard

Thorns of the Briar Queen

Thorns of the Briar Queen came from the Nightvault box and I painted TWO of them (one for me, one for John) at the same time (as John bought two Nightvault boxes and gave me one in exchange for painting the two warbands in the box for him)

More pics (of both warbands) here:

Thorns of the Briar Queen

Lady Harrow's Mournflight

Lady Harrow's Mournflight was originally released in Dreadfane - a simplified version of Warhammer Underworlds sold as a standalone in Barnes & Noble stores... then released as part of Beastgrave as Champions of Dreadfane - along with Ironsoul's Condemnors. 

More pics here:

Lady Harrow's Mournflight

The Grymwatch

The Grymwatch - Ghouls of the Flesheater Courts - released as part of "Season Three" - Beastgrave.

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: The Grymwatch

The Crimson Court

Still to do... 

SUPER COOL looking Vampire Lords that I HAD to pick up as soon as they came out! 

So cool were they, that there were more people that wanted them than my FLGS got! Luckily, I'd asked waaaaaaaay in advance, so I got a set. 

So cool were they, that the other people that wanted them, locally, didn't even want them FOR Warhammer Underworlds... One wanted them for their Vampire Age of Sigmar army... another apparently wanted them to convert to Drukhari!? 

Drepur's Wraithcreepers

Viceroy Drepur and his Glaivewraiths attendants... These came with the Two-Player starter box that was released AFTER Direchasm, but included map boards that were reprinted from Shadespire and Nightvault. 

You can see the original post (with more pics), here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Drepur’s Wraithcreepers

The Exiled Dead

Still to do. Not sure why I even picked these ones up... 


Ironskull's Boyz

Ironskull’s Boyz - one of the warbands from "Season One" (Shadespire) - this warband I picked up in the same used lot as Sepulchral Guard and Magore's Fiends above. 

More pics here:

Ironskull’s Boyz

This is another warband that I'd painted a copy earlier for my friend John. You can see those here:

Ironskull's Boyz

Mollog's Mob

Funny story... I thought these looked like a fun little warband... the Warhammer Underworlds warband was long out of print... but, as with MOST of the out-of-print Warhammer Underworlds warbands, they re-released as Easy-Build kits for Age of Sigmar - for a while, at least... but now those are gone. BUT!!! My Other Other Friend named Jon pointed out an online listing of Age of Sigmar stuff in Regina - the other city in Saskatchewan, in which he resides. There was piles and piles of Orc and Goblin and Troll stuff. The guy was getting rid of a MASSIVE army, which... I just don't need. One thing that did catch my eye, however, was the CARDS for Mollog's Mob. The guy had bought the Underworlds Warband to use the Troggoth in his Gloomspite Gitz Age of Sigmar army and just had the cards laying around. So I got Jon to pick those up for me (they were $5) and I ordered in the Easy-Build kit and *BOOM* now I have Mollog's Mob... 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Mollog's Mob

Hrothgorn's Mantrappers

Hrothgorn's Mantrappers include Hrothgorn, his loyal Frost Sabre Thrafnir, and an assortment of gnoblars of dubious use; Bushwakka, Quiv, and Luggit and Thwak. 

See more pics of them here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Hrothgorn's Mantrappers

Morgok's Krushas

Morgok's Krushas - three large and terrifying Ironjaw Orrucks. Released as part of Beastgrave. 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: Morgok's Krushas

Da Kunnin' Krew

A mix of Orruks, Gitz, and a hobgoblin!? Part of the Harrowdeep Starter Box. 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds - Da Kunnin' Krew

Blackpowder's Buccaneers

Still to do... Another Ogor! A PIRATE Ogor!? with a pet monkey and Dire Parrot and everything!? Released with Harrowdeep (Season Five)..


Steelheart's Champions

Steelheart's Champions were one of the first two warbands released for Warhammer Underworlds -  included in Shadespire - the very first box set for Warhammer underworlds. They were also rereleased as a Nightvault warband - and that it what I originally pick up... two of them... and then I got a third when I picked up a used copy of Shadespire... 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: Steelheart's Champions

I also painted one of these, years ago for a friend when he first picked Shadespire when it was first released, you can see those here:

Stormcast Eternals Warband for Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire

Stormsire's Cursebreakers

Stormsire's Cursebreakers are all battle-mages of the Sacrosanct Chamber. Yes - ALL THREE are mages - and inspire by successfully casting a spell. Stormsire's Cursebreakers were included in the Nightvault core-box along with the Thorns of the Briar Queen. 

More pics here (including the second team I painted for John):

Warhammer Underworlds: Stormsire's Cursebreakers

Thundrik's Profiteers

Still to do... 

Ylthari's Guardians

Still to do... 

Ironsoul's Condemners

Ironsoul's Condemnors, the Third Stormcast Eternal warband I painted, are Sequitors of the Hammers of Sigmar. Sequitors are the line infantry of a Sacrosanct Chamber - the same chamber Stormsire's Cursebreakers hail from.

Ironsoul's Condemnors were originally included in the game Dreadfane - a simplified version of Warhammer Underworlds exclusively available through Barnes & Noble. The models and their cards were rereleased as part of the Beastgrave line in Champions of Dreadfane (along with Lady Harrow's Mournflight) 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: Ironsoul's Condemnors 

Skaeth's Wild Hunt

Also came with Warhammer Underworlds: Beastgrave.

Still to do... 

Morgwaeth's Blade-Coven

Morgwaeth's Blade-Coven - the very first Warhammer Underworlds warband I painted - for myself! I initially picked it up because I thought I'd be able to make use of it in Warcry and or Age of Sigmar... and also keep it as the ONE Warhammer Underworlds warband I'd have that would be MY warband... should I ever play the game... Then, in doing so, got sucked down the rabbithole of Warhammer underworlds. 

Of course, once I introduced Amanda to the game, she quickly claimed Morgwaeth's and HERS and has almost exclusively played with them!

I even bought the fancy warband specific dice for them! 

More pics here:

Warhammer Underworlds: Morgwaeth's Blade-Coven

Myari's Purifiers

Still to do... 

Elathain's Soulraid

Still to do... 

Storm of Celestus

Storm of Celestus - yet ANOTHER Stormcast Eternal warband. These were released as part of the current Two-Player Starter - After Direchasm, before Waterdeep, with boards reprinted from Shadespire/Nightvault, and making use of Easy-Build miniatures that had previously been released... but not previously released as part of a Warhammer Underworlds set (also included were Drepur's Wraithcreepers). 

I haven't actually painted the ones from the box... but because I had bought the previously released Easy-Build kit and painted those... I instantly had another useable Warband. 

More pics here:

STILL MORE Stormcast Eternals

Xandire's Truthseekers

MORE Stormcast Eternals - part of the Harrowdeep Starter Box. 

More pictures of the warband here:

Warhammer Underworlds: Xandire's Truthseekers


Still to do... The Darker Dark Aelves... Elite sneaky minions of Morathi that were released with Nethermaze 2-player expansion/new starter box for Harrowdeep!

Hexbane’s Hunters

Still to do... Released as an expansion to... Nethermaze...? I'm a little confused, Is Nethermaze a new season...?! Maybe... 


Do I REALLY need any more...?

Probably not... 

Of the warbands that have been released that I don't have.... There is one I'd definitely like to pick up - The Starblood Stalkers (and, conveniently, still readily available at my FLGS). There are two others that are also readily available that I MIGHT pick up... Rippa's Snarlfangs and Hedkrakka’s Madmob... Of the out-of-print ones there are two that, for various reasons, I think might be fun to pick up, if ever I found them for a reasonable price - Eyes of the Nine and Zarbag's Gitz... and... maybe The Chosen Axes and Spiteclaw's Swarm just to have some Fyreslayers and the original Skaven... But I'm not actively hunting those down or anything. 

I went ahead and picked up ALL of the Harrowdeep stuff, without playing it ONCE!? I figured I'd get back to it at SOME point, and it didn't seem like THAT MUCH - compared to all the other seasons. 

The new season Warhammer Underworlds: Gnarlwood looks cool.... but I just... I just can't... 

Maybe... maybe if the weekly Warhammer games raged on into the new year AND showed no sign of slowing down AND I got ALL of the warbands I have finished AND I played them all enough that I had a good sense of what they're all about AND I felt like we needed something new.... 

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