Vindicare Assassin

Vindicare Assassin

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    19 Dec 2021
  • Updated
    24 Dec 2021
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Alternate gun colour scheme at bottom


  1. Prime Chaos Black


  1. Coat all over with Abaddon Black
  2. Paint pillar and rubble Mechanicus Standard Grey
  3. Paint skulls on base with Rakarth Flesh
  4. Paint pouches Rhinox Hide
  5. Paint straps Khorne Red
  6. Paint silver Leadbelcher
  7. Paint gun casing Stegadon Scale Green
  8. Paint gold Retributor Armour
  9. Paint eye lenses and bullet tips Mephiston Red
  10. Paint Wire into helmet Caliban Green
  11. Paint face mask Celestra Grey
  12. Paint knife tassle Screamer Pink
  13. Paint Black elements of rifle Abaddon Black
  14. Apply any touch ups

Shades and Highlights

Red Lenses and bullet tips

  1. Wash with Carroburg Crimson then highlight Evil Sunz Scarlet and Fire Dragon Bright


  1. Wash with Drakenhof Nightshade then highlight Ulthuan Grey and White Scar

Gun Casing

  1. Wash with Coelia Greenshade then highlight gun casing Sotek Green followed by Temple Guard Blue

Knife Tassle

  1. Wash with Carroburg Crimson then highlight with Pink Horror and Emperor's Children then Fulgrim Pink on the very tips

Green wire

  1. Wash with Nuln Oil and then highlight Warpstone Glow and Moot Green

Red Straps

  1. Wash with Carroburg Crimson then highlight Wazdakka Red and Wild Rider Red


  1. Wash with Agrax Earthshade then highlight Doombull Brown and Gorthor Brown

Black parts of gun

  1. Highlight Skavenblight Dinge then Stormvermin Fur


  1. Highlight Dark Reaper then Thunderhawk Blue then Fenrisian Grey


  1. Wash with Nuln Oil then highlight Stormhost Silver


  1. Wash with Reikland Fleshshade then highlight Liberator Gold . Apply small spot highlights with Stormhost Silver


  1. Carefully apply slightly thinned down Black Templar around the edge of things where necessary to create separation and darker recesses.


Pillar and Rubble

  1. Wash with Nuln Oil then carefully drybrush with Dawnstone followed by a highlight with Administratum Grey


  1. Wash with Agrax Earthshade then highlight with Rakarth Flesh and then Pallid Wych Flesh

Bullet Casing

  1. Wash with Nuln Oil then highlight Stormhost Silver

Alternate Gun Scheme

  1. Basecoat gun casing with Incubi Darkness
  2. Wash with Coelia Greenshade then highlight Kabalite Green then Gauss Blaster Green

Alternate Tassle Scheme

  1. Basecoat dagger tassle Naggaroth Night
  2. Wash with Druchii Violet then highlight Xereus Purple then Genestealer Purple
Citadel Painting System 52
Base 14
  • Abaddon Black
  • Caliban Green
  • Celestra Grey
  • Incubi Darkness
  • Khorne Red
  • Leadbelcher
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey
  • Mephiston Red
  • Naggaroth Night
  • Rakarth Flesh
  • Retributor Armour
  • Rhinox Hide
  • Screamer Pink
  • Stegadon Scale Green
Shade 7
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Carroburg Crimson
  • Coelia Greenshade
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
  • Druchii Violet
  • Nuln Oil
  • Reikland Fleshshade
Layer 28
  • Administratum Grey
  • Dark Reaper
  • Doombull Brown
  • Emperor's Children
  • Evil Sunz Scarlet
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Fire Dragon Bright
  • Fulgrim Pink
  • Gauss Blaster Green
  • Genestealer Purple
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Kabalite Green
  • Liberator Gold
  • Moot Green
  • Pallid Wych Flesh
  • Pink Horror
  • Skavenblight Dinge
  • Sotek Green
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Stormvermin Fur
  • Temple Guard Blue
  • Thunderhawk Blue
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Warpstone Glow
  • Wazdakka Red
  • White Scar
  • Wild Rider Red
  • Xereus Purple
Dry 1
  • Dawnstone
Spray 1
  • Chaos Black
Contrast 1
  • Black Templar
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