Sgrimli Broken axe was a very respectable Dwarf a distant cousin of the well-known Gimli son of Gloin. His title if you want to call it that came from a fight many years ago with a wolf rider he had managed to kill the warg but the rider was very elusive and kept dodging in and out. Finally he trapped his enemy and with a great smote of his axe chopped straight through the whole goblin from head to foot but before reaching the head it smashed through the Goblin’s pitiful defence a short sword of crude make nonetheless it a left a large notch in the axe for ever onwards. Sgrimli left it there as a reminder that nothing is invincible. He went on to distinguish himself as a fine warrior in many a battle earning himself a the throwing axes of Nain II great mithril works crafted by the finest smiths at the time before Khazad Dum or as it is now known; Moria fell into darkness. But that is another tale for someone else to tell. Sgrimli had a great friend who was always there In his times of need though they weren’t many. His name was Dîn Agar (Silent Blood) He didn’t talk much but was a wicked shot with the bow and a rare few matched his skill with his mace Ascar (violent). He was of Dúnedain decent and many a hard journey had he travelled he met Sgrimli in lands far to the east near the Erebor or in the common tongue The Lonely Mountain. He was visiting his cousin Gimli when he were attacked by a party of Goblins after slaying a few he gave up hope for there were so many but then Dîn came charging out from the bush shooting an arrow that split two goblin heads screwing them together then he drew his mace and whacked there skulls in. Sgrimli careful not to be outmatched by a mere man hurled his two throwing axes deep into the enemy ranks killing two goblins then he drew his Battle Axe and Charged the foolish goblins who dare oppose Sgrimli Broken Axe screaming at the top of his lounges “Brotinn Baruk Khazad ai-menu!” A direct translation of this could not be found but it means something like “Broken axe! The Dwarves are upon you!”.
At this the Goblins fled from battle dropping their weapons and crawling away on all fours such was there terror. So a bond was made between the two travellers that they would stay together helping one another in their times of need. The ritual involved lots of bloodletting and spitting but I won’t talk about that. They stayed together from then on fighting side by side.
Just skip that bit if you like, pretty much its a summary of Sgrimli Broken Axes background I have yet to make his friend Dîn Agar I might convert Aragorn or something any ideas? he a unit that looks rangery and could hold a mace and have bow on back.
Anyway Sgrimli Broken Axe is a converted form of Gimli from the MoM set at the moment
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I still have to repaint him and maybe add something to his helmet.
I got the converted dwarf's shield from a toy knight I found and the banner I made using a paperclip and a strong tissue like cloth (how can I stiffen it?) and then drew the strange design with felt tip pens.
I hope you like these pictures it was great fun taking them and converting the models.
If you have any ideas to add to Sgrimlis past or to the Campaign I'm planning to make for him please post them also anything to do with the mysterious ranger Dîn Agar
Also post ideas for the stats and special rules of Dîn Agar and just the special rules for Sgrimli.
P.S. I only started playing in December so I'm not very good at any of this especially painting