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I am about to embark on painting my skaven army (which I bough years ago but never got into building or painting it) and the discussion arose as to the colours of Warpstone.

I have been told that in the WFB universe it is crystalised evil, and that is exudes "black light".

It always seems to be painted green, but could it also be other unearthly colours?

I was thinking of painting mine a black base coat then layering of purple washes up to pinky purple hilights - is this against fluff or is it open to interpretation?
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well seeing as how "black Light" is ultimately purple, I have a feeling its more of a purpleish hue.

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Classically i have always seen it portrayed as a glowing green colour, especially in any skaven artwork that has been produced

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I used to have a Plague Monk army many years ago and all the warpstone in that was purple. I wouldn't highlight as high as pink though.




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Traditionally, as has been stated, Warpstone is portrayed as green in colour (in both art and fluff) but then again it's solidified magic so it can be any colour you want.

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paint it bright pink with yellow spots if you like, its your model, it all comes down to personnel preference, there is no fixed scheme in a fictional world

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I think I will try painting up some rocks and see what colours look best to me, I am looking forward to finally getting my rats painted :D
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I used to like the idea of a deep purple colour (highlighted with lighter purple)for warpstone, but lately I've been thinking of painting it with a sickly yellow highlight up from a deep reddish-purple...almost contrasting but definitely weird looking.
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it is green, like the moon morbidsleb or what ever it is called.
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