Today sees the release of both the new Nethermaze core set for Warhammer Underworlds and the new The Exiled Dead expansion. In this post, you will find a couple of tutorials and painting guides to help you paint these new warbands.

Tutorial: How to paint Nethermaze

If you’re still not sure what to expect in the new core set and warband expansion, you can find our reviews for Warhammer Underworlds Nethermaze and The Exiled Dead here.

How to paint Skittershank’s Clawpack

Skittershank’s Clawpack are ruthless Clan Eshin operatives. My Blood Bowl Skaven tutorial covers all the bases for painting these sneaky rodents:

Orange is not a very stealthy colour, though. Instead, I recommend using the petrol shade from this tutorial instead:

I also have a tutorial for painting Skaven skin with the help of Contrast paints, which should help you get your models on the gaming table a bit faster:

I wrote these two tutorials while painting Spiteclaw’s Swarm, and once I get around Skittershank’s Clawpack, I’ll use the same green and petrol paint scheme for them. Here is a complete list of paint recipes I used for Spiteclaw’s Swarm for your reference.

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How to paint The Shadeborn (Khainite Shadowstalkers)

Unfortunately, we don’t have a tutorial for painting Khainite Shadowstalkers yet, but a couple of years ago I wrote a tutorial for painting Dark Elves (Aelf Exiles), which should point you in the right direction:

Garfy painted a warband of Khainite Shadowstalkers for Warcry, and in his post, he shares a few tips, for example, painting pale skin:

How to paint The Exiled Dead

Here is a tutorial for painting Deadwalker Zombies, originally written for Warhammer Quest: Cursed City, but also perfect for Deintalos’ Arcwalkers:

Here are two more tutorials that should be great reference points for painting the warband’s leader Deintalos:

Entering the Nethermaze

I hope you enjoyed this selection of painting guides and tutorials. If you want to explore the new season of Warhammer Underworld and support us at the same time, check out our partner stores Wayland GamesElement Games and Taschengelddieb for a discount of up to 20%.

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Check out here if the box is still available:

Warhammer Underworlds Nethermaze unboxing and review

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