The House Mormont Bruisers Unit Box for House Stark in the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game gives players a rough and tumble melee unit for their forces. They eschew heavy armor and shields in exchange for raw attacking power, enough that their ferocity even shows through when defending. Their light shields are equipped with a punching spike, letting them be on the offensive even when on the defensive. Enemies must be wary of missed attacks when going after the Bruisers.
One of the worst things a cavalry charge can encounter is a bulwark of troops in tight shield wall formation with spears leveled to impale anyone that gets close. This exact maneuver is what the House Karstark Spearmen train relentlessly for, making them perfect for protecting flanks and rearguard of an army. The House Karstark Spearmen are a melee-centric, defensive unit. They are best suited to protecting flanks of an army, stopping enemy charges in their tracks as the unit braces for impact and pushes back any that would attack them.
This card pack contains version 2021 updated cards for the Neutrals Faction in A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game.
The Starks are known to be dependable, resilient, and above all, loyal. This goes double for their leaders. These warriors from House Stark lead the armies of the North in the War of the Five Kings. Each one under the Direwolf banner is an expert in some part of military engagement. Rodrik Cassel and Howland Reed can lead individual units on specialized roles. Brynden Tully and Eddard Stark are at home controlling the overall force with tactics and strategy. The presence of Bran Stark and his companion Hodor and the direwolf Summer, are enough to instill courage in the troops and make them hold the line. All of the characters in the Stark Heroes set for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game will come in handy in the war for the fate of Westeros.
A trait that is often undervalued in war is flexibility. Sure, an army needs its specialists. Ones who can lead a charge, or hold back an assault, but a Unit that can do a little bit of everything is priceless when they step onto the field. The Umber Greataxes are that Unit for House Stark. The warriors in the Umber Greataxes Unit Box for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game are fiercely loyal to the Starks. They combine mobility, defense, and fearsome weaponry to make them one of the most versatile and deadly forces in the game. Many of the more traditional Commanders will find themselves unprepared for the Greataxes’ tactics, and the longer the battle goes… the stronger they become.
Most of the soldiers marching to battle in Westeros’ wars are men. Many people feel that a woman’s place is back home, running things there. But for House Mormont, their She-Bears gladly head to war, taking up arms just like any other soldier. Drawing inspiration in armor and weaponry from legendary warrior Lady Alysane Mormont, they are a rough and rugged fighting force that will stand toe-to-toe with some of the heaviest units other Houses can field. The Mormont She-Bears Unit Box for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game gives House Stark players a durable unit for their forces. These tough women are outfitted with thick leather and sturdy plate mail, making them able to turn away enemy blows with ease. Offensively, they attack mercilessly with two-handed maces, able to crush enemy armor with a single blow. The more dire the situation, the harder the She-Bears fight, often carrying on in battle past near-fatal wounds.
House Stark is known for extolling integrity, justice, and loyalty. Those that flock to the Direwolf’s Banner feel that what they are fighting for is right. This feeling is instilled in the officers that are in charge of the units within the Stark army. House Stark might not have the deepest coffers, but what they lack in raw materials they make up for in determination. The Stark Unit Attachments box set gives House Stark players in the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game 11 new Unit Attachments that they can use to customize their forces. They can enhance their troops with the likes of Sworn Sword Captain, Umber Champion, Crannogman Warden, and more. Each one will allow Stark players to build an army that fits exactly the type of battle they want to fight.
In battle, the goal is to defeat your opponent without being defeated, yourself. If you can attack your enemy and they cannot retaliate, that goes a long way to victory. For House Stark, that means employing skilled bowmen in their ranks. They have trained relentlessly in their everyday lives as trappers, rangers, and hunters. Now, they form up and send out steel-tipped death to the foes of the Direwolf. The Stark Bowmen Unit Box provides a long-range option for Stark commanders in the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. Though very lightly armored and not equipped for melee, they more than make up for it with their ability to put volley fire at enemies. They can even ignore line of sight requirements, arcing their arrows high into the air to strike at hidden targets.
The great Houses of Westeros had many other, Houses that paid fealty to them. These bonds could be quite strong, reinforced by marriage. When House Stark sent out its ravens to call their Bannermen, House Tully was quick to lend their arms to the cause. In battle, the Sworn Shields would lock their shields together, side-by-side, creating a nearly-impenetrable wall, on which even cavalry charges could be halted. The A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game Tully Sworn Shields unit box gives House Stark players a bulwark on the battlefield. Sworn Shields can utilize their Shieldwall order to negate hits to their front facing, dulling an enemy charge or subsequent attacks against them. Meanwhile, their trusty longswords will show that this unit isn’t entirely defensive in nature. The set includes 12 miniatures in four different sculpts, along with the unit’s stat card and movement tray.
The Crannogmen Bog Devils Unit Box gives House Stark players a highly maneuverable unit for their armies. They are able to attack and swiftly retreat to avoid serious repercussions.The Crannogmen Bog Devils give House Stark players access to the new poison mechanic in the game.
Some men just relish confrontation. They long to jump into the fray, scrapping with an enemy, seeing them beaten to a pulp. As the battle rages on, they get more and more into a frenzy. Wounds seem to not matter and actually drive their bloodlust further. That’s the case with the Umber Berserkers. Once battle is met, it only ends when either they or their enemy are no longer moving. The Umber Berserkers Unit Box for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game gives Stark Commanders a new unit to add to their ranks. Melee specialists, they’re one of the few units in the game that gain attack dice as they take casualties. And enemies certainly don’t want to be hit, as the unit’s Sundering ability means Defense Saves are harder to pass. Adding in the Umber Champion only increases their effectiveness in combat.
The horsemen of Winterfell are well known for their expert riding skills. Though Stark Outriders eschew the heavier armor of many other mounted units, what they lose in durability they more than make up for in maneuverability and speed. Not ones to be bogged down by enemy forces, they can quickly distance themselves from their foes, ready to charge back in again on a flank. The Stark Outriders Unit Box gives Stark Commanders a unit of cavalry for their forces in the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. These swift steeds can easily make their way around the battlefield. When engaged in combat, after they perform a melee attack, they can make a free Retreat action, making sure their opponents are left without the chance to counter-attack.
Some units can be judged on their military skills or strength, but in war, when another army is advancing, loyalty is a much more valuable asset. The Sworn Swords are the bedrock of the strategies for Stark commanders. They are brave and capable to be sure, but their loyalty to the Direwolf banner can never be questioned. To a man, they would rather perish in battle, than leave one of their brothers behind. The A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game Stark Sworn Swords unit box contains 12 miniature Sworn Sword figures, one Sworn Sword Captain figure, one Sworn Sword Unit Attachment, a Movement Tray, and all associated Unit cards. These warriors have waited in the frozen North too long, dreaming of battle. They may not be the best equipped units in the war, but they know that shiny armor and pretty swords alone do not a soldier make.
House Stark has many loyal bannerman. One of the most faithful is House Karstark of Karhold. Originally founded as a small branch of the major House, whenever House Stark calls for aid, House Karstark is among the first to send troops. The most common Loyalist troops from the House are kitted out with flails and shields. But their main weapon is a steadfast belief in their cause, letting them fight on even when taking wounds that would put a regular man down. This pride in knowing what they do is right is further bolstered when the troops gain an advantage in numbers of their enemy. If goaded into a fury by a Loyalist Captain, their zeal grows, making them fight even more reliably and shaking their opponents to the core.
House Tully has long been one of House Stark’s most stalwart allies. Now that the Direwolf has marched to war, every resource is being sent to field. That includes House Tully’s Cavaliers, their heavily armed and armored cavalry. They are masters at the cavalry charge and can break enemy lines with ease. The Tully Cavaliers Unit Box gives House Stark Commanders a new cavalry option for their forces. Equipped with heavy weapons designed specifically for cavalry, the Cavaliers gain multiple bonuses when Charging. Their Lances gain extra dice as well as gain Sundering, making the attack truly devastating. The Cavaliers also Embolden the troops around them, granting a bonus to all Morale Tests nearby allies must take.
House Stark is the last major House in Westeros’ northern reaches. The strong people of Winterfell are always prepared, the core of which is a tight-knit family, surrounded by many faithful bannermen. The House has marched to war, led by Robb, the King in the North, as he seeks revenge on those for what has happened to his father, Ned, Hand of the King, in King’s Landing. He is joined by many, such as Maege and Lyanna Mormont, Brynden “Blackfish” Tully, and Rickard Karstark, all pledging themselves to the Stark’s cause. These hardy individuals will show that House Stark’s toughness against the cold shall spread to all corners of Westeros.
In combat, hitting the enemy without them being able to hit you back is a very powerful ability. In the battles of Westeros, warriors armed with bows can whittle down even heavily-armed foes, bringing victory to one side. In that role, Crannogman Trackers are the unit of choice for Stark commanders. They are lightly armed and armored, but that allows them to be quick and nimble. Their skill with their bows means enemies risk dying under a hail of missile fire. When joined by a Crannogman Warden, they become even more deadly, giving them a guiding hand to who to attack next. The Crannogman Trackers Unit Box for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game comes complete with everything a Stark player needs to put these harassers on the battlefield. They excel at movement and fighting on enemy flanks. And the Warden Unit Attachment gives them bonuses when attacking foes that have yet to activate.
House Stark is known for its honor and integrity. As such, many have become allies of the great House that might be shunned or turned away, otherwise. In a world such as Westeros, it’s good to have friends. You never know what kind of skills they might be able to bring to the battlefield. The Stark Heroes II set for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game gives Stark Commanders a whole host of new options for their forces. Players can bring in the swordsmanship of the likes of Syrio Farel or his greatest apprentice, Arya Stark. Or perhaps they’ll want the cunning of Meera and Jojen Reed. For dog lovers, they could bring Rickon Stark and his direwolf, Shaggydog.
A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game is a competitive miniatures game for two or more players. Each player controls one of the Great Houses of Westeros, commanding battlefield units, recruiting legendary Heroes, and manipulating the political stage, in the attempt to claim the greatest prize of all: The Iron Throne. Featuring House Stark and House Lannister, the Starter Set comes with over 100 amazing, preassembled miniatures that are ready to play out of the box! All-new sculpts are based off original art created for the game by our crew under the direct supervision of George R.R. Martin and Dark Sword Miniatures, to ensure that the game delivers what fans have been envisioning for years. The Stark vs Lannister Starter Set is a perfect introduction to a new miniatures game. With accessible and streamlined gameplay designed by Eric M. Lang and Michael Shinall, A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game features five different Game Modes, Army Building and Customization options, and choices of Commanders and Attachments. This Set packs a lot of gameplay for two players!