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How to Paint Citadel Miniatures: XV8 Crisis Battlesuit

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How to Paint Citadel Miniatures: XV8 Crisis Battlesuit

Learn to paint the XV8 Crisis Battlesuit, the mainstay of the Tau Empire's armed forces. Includes Vior’la sept colours and markings, cadre and team iconography.

Every Tau Empire player has loads of Crisis Battlesuits (and quite right too – they're ace models and great for killing your enemies), and this is the perfect way to learn how to paint them.

The XV8 Crisis Battlesuit is one of the greatest advances in military technology ever pioneered by the Tau Empire. Swift and well armoured, the Crisis Battlesuit is able to leap through the air using its potent jetpack, while its multiple hardpoints allow it to mount a fearsome variety of heavy firepower and ingenious support systems, ranging from glowing plasma rifles and long-range rocket pods, to humming shield generators and versatile drone control modules.The Crisis Battlesuit Painting Guide contains detailed step-by-step instructions for painting units of XV8 Crisis Battlesuits. The guide explores the different techniques required to paint these elite battlesuits, featuring sept colours and markings, as well as cadre and team iconography and personal iconography for pilots and drones. The colour scheme in this guide is for Vior’la sept, with white armour.


This title is available in two editions, designed to provide the best reading experience on mobile phones and tablets. But you don’t have to choose – buying this painting guide will allow you to download both versions, so you’ll always be able to have the right edition on your device. Please note that the content in this painting guide is also available in 'How to Paint Citadel Miniatures: Tau Empire’.

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