Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn Good

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn Good

Dark Horse and CD Projekt Red have joined forces to create all sorts of Witching memorabilia, starting with a gorgeous set of premium action figures launching this spring. Come gaze upon them. On display at Toy Fair 2016, the initial wave of figures based on The Witcher III: Wild Hunt will feature most of the faces fans will want to see recreated in plastic.

Faces like the grizzled mug of Geralt of Rivia, Witcher extraordinaire.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodBattle scar or unsheathing accident? Your choice.

Geralt looks to come with everything a growing monster hunter needs to get the job done. Silver sword? Check. Steel sword? Check. Jaundice? Check.

Next up we have Triss Merigold, AKA my favourite. The red hair, the dramatic pose, the excellent eyebrows. Notice the patterns on her top. That's some quality work there.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodKind of getting hypnotized by those swirls.

Hopefully the detail on these prototypes will remain intact in production, but I'll just settle for the freckles.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodSeriously, how is there any choice here?

Next we have option B, Yennefer, the quarter elf with the violet eyes. Long, flowing black hair, violet eyes, black and white clothing? Yes, she's all there. If she smells of lilac and gooseberries she'll be well worth the $US30 ($42) asking price.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodShe did not smell like that. Yes, I checked.

I'm not feeling the face as much as Triss', but I guess magically enhanced looks get rid of skin blemishes and such. Those boots, though -- they are some nice boots.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodThese boots were made for posing. That's just what they will do.

You saw mini female Geralt in the top image of the post. The rest of her features a ton of tiny details and amazing colour work.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodMini female Geralt. Ciri for short.

It's a toss-up between Ciri and Triss as far as my favourite figures of the initial line go. If the studded leather leggings look that good on store shelves then Ciri is a shoe-in.

Yennefer, Triss and Geralt form the first half of line line, while Ciri and this ugly bastard take up the rear.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodFormer manager of Pizza Hut and one-time mayor of Huntsville, Eredin, the King of the Hunt.

It wouldn't be much of a Wild Hunt without a king. Without Eredin the game would be The Witcher III: Milling About Doing Nothing.

Dark Horse's Witcher III Figures Are Pretty Damn GoodTaxi! TAXI? OH COME ON!

Dark Horse's The Witcher III figures are due out this spring, packaged in a premium window box and sold to you for $US30 ($42) apiece. After that the floodgates open, and Dark Horse puts out all of The Witcher things. Statues, props, replicas. Fans will be up to their asses in officially licensed joy.


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    Those faces look pretty rough.

      For what the price of the figure, the quality is excellent. I've seen more disfigured face for higher prices figures

        I know little about the figure market but you can't honestly tell me you'd spend real money on that Yennifer face.

          Yennefer looks like Michael Jackson...

    Can we order them or should we go to the toy fair ??

    The Geralt and wild hunt figures are sick. Definitely gonna pick them up. The other two.... not so much

    Its a shame Geralt's face is awful. The rest of the figure is great though.

      I don't no much about figures but is it really hard to do faces? Everything else about the figures is 100% on point but all the faces are really average.

        The sculpt tends to be decent but they don't paint them right.

    Without Eredin the game would be The Witcher III: Milling About Doing Nothing.

    I think you mean that the game would be called "The Witcher III: Playing Gwent".

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