Maneater

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Maneaters with Great Weapons

Maneaters are the most experienced Ogre mercenaries who have travelled across the world. [3a]

Often they have spent decades fighting for whoever will pay them most- a quest that has usually taken them across the whole Warhammer world. After they acquire enough wealth, trophies and tales of battle, they return to their home tribe. Their tales and experience make them popular amongst Ogres, and its no surprise that in battle they tend to cluster around him, trusting his every word and willingly accepting his orders (though not over that of their Tyrant!).[1][2][3a]

As a being that has fought for so long, there are few things that a Maneater has not successfully fought, and as such, little if anything will scare him. He, as well as the Ogres around, can be trusted not to suddenly flee, the often-exaggerated tales lifting the brutes' spirits. [1][2][3a]

History

At the Battle of Koffler's Gap, a small regiment of Maneaters held the attacking Chaos Marauders off for a full week until the Empire mustered an army to relieve them. [4a]

Weapons and Equipment

Their wargear also helps, for these Ogres wield the best weapons they could obtain during their exploits, up to, and including the handguns.[1][2] Some have fought for the Empire of Cathay and are equipped with the famous longsword of that land as well as lacquered bamboo armour. Others who have served with the Empire have a brace of handguns converted into pistols whilst those who have travelled to Ind might have one of that lands curved swords and be covered in gold jewellery. [3a]

  • 6th Edition: Light Armour, Ogre Club. May replace Ogre club with Brace of Handguns, Cathayan Longsword or Great Weapon. May have Heavy Armour. [3b]
  • 8th Edition: Hand Weapon, Light Armour. May have Additional Hand Weapon, Brace of Ogre Pistols, Great Weapon, Ogre Pistol. May have Heavy Armour. May have Bellower, Captain, Musician or Standard Bearer. Standard Bearer may have Lookout-Gnoblar and Magic Standard. [4b]
  • Brace of Handguns/Ogre Pistol: Modified with an enlarged trigger and other customisations to enable an Ogre to use and maintain them. [3a][4b]
  • Cathayan Longsword: Master-crafted blades that remain eternally sharp. [3a]

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Ogre Kingdoms
Units Blood-Gnoblar - Boglar - Butcher - Firebelly - Flinger - Gnoblar Fighter - Gnoblar Head Honcho - Gnoblar Honcho - Gnoblar Scraplauncher - Gnoblar Trapper - Gorger - Ironblaster - Irongut - Leadbelcher - Lucky Git - Manbiter - Maneater - Mournfang Cavalry - Ogre Bruiser - Ogre Bull - Ogre Hunter - Ogre Tyrant - Pigback Rider - Rhinox Rider - Sabretusk - Slaughtermaster - Slavegiant - Stonehorn - Thundertusk - Yhetee
Characters Argut Skullcrusher - Bashar Zog - Bezer - Bhograt Seven-bellies - Bragg the Gutsman - Braugh Slavelord - Crogg the Blind - Ghark Ironskin - Ghusk Longstrider - Gogruk - Golgfag - Golthog - Groth Onefinger - Greasus Goldtooth - Hrothyogg - Isrogdal - Jarmoosh - Jhared - Karaka Breakmountain - Katerina de Hansebourg - Reuben Kyte - Rothnogg - Skrag the Slaughterer - Ugrik
Tribes Angry Fist Tribe - Blood Guzzlers Tribe - Crossed Clubs Tribe - Eyebiter Tribe - Feastmaster Tribe - Goldtooth Tribe - Great Tribe of Ghuth Spawnchomper - Ironskin Tribe - Lazargh Tribe - Mountaineater Tribe - Red Fist Tribe - Rock Skulls Tribe - Sons of the Mountain Tribe - Thunderguts Tribe - Tribe of Shrewd Fulg
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Dogs of War
Units Dark Emissary - Dogs of War Giant - Duellist - Fenbeast - Halfling Hot Pot - Hireling Wizard - Hireling Wizard Lord - Irongut - Leadbelcher - Manbiter - Maneater - Mercenary Cannon - Mercenary Captain - Mercenary Crossbowman - Mercenary Dwarf - Mercenary Dwarf Sapper - Mercenary General - Mercenary Halfling - Mercenary Heavy Cavalry - Mercenary Light Cavalry - Mercenary Ogre - Mercenary Paymaster - Mercenary Pikeman - Mourngul Renegade - Norse Marauder - Ogre Bull - Paymaster's Bodyguard - Truthsayer
Characters Ahmed Shufti - Alphonso Garracha - Aranessa Saltspite - Asarnil the Dragonlord - Arnulf Schwarz - Beorg Bearstruck - Borgio the Besieger - Bruno Hauptleiter - Deathfang - Bjorn Irongrim - Edvard Van Der Kraal - El Cadavo‎ - Ennio Mordini - Fernando Pirazzo - Fleugweiner Sonderblitz - Ghazak Khan - Golgfag - Golthog - Gossippa Lotta - Hrothyogg - Ignatius - Isrogdal - Jack O'the Sea - Jacopo d'Arezzo - Jaego Roth - Jeremiah Tusk - Lars Mortensen - Lietpold the Black - Long Drong - Louis di Burgundum - Lorenzo Lupo - Lucciano Soprania - Lucrezzia Belladonna - Lucky Levi - Luka Silvaro - Malakai Makaisson - Mann Hirsch - Marco Colombo - Lumpin Croop - Marquand Volker‎‎ - Matthogg - Mengil Manhide - Muhannad Ru'af - Mydas the Mean - Oglah Khan - Otto Steinroth - Richter Kreugar - Rienzi - Roque Santiago Delia Fortuna - Ruglud Bonechewer - Sheerglas - Torgoch - Toxote - Ulli Leitpold - Varis - Willi Ziege - Wolfgang Von Neuwald - Zara Bok
Notable Mercenary Companies Al Muktar's Desert Dogs - Alcatani Fellowship - Anakonda's Amazons - Bearmen of Urslo - Birdmen of Catrazza - Bloodaxe Alliance - Blue Herons - Braganza's Besiegers - Bronzino's Galloper Guns - Cursed Company - Giants of Albion - Golgfag's Maneaters - Grevenfeld Company - Gorskull's War Trolls - Grudgebringers - Leopold's Leopard Company - Long Drong's Slayer Pirates - Lumpin Croop's Fighting Cocks - Manann's Blades - Marksmen of Miragliano - Matthogg's Payswords - Mauls of Morr - Oglah Khan's Wolfboyz - Pirazzo's Lost Legion - Red Talons - Reivers - Ricco's Republican Guard - Ruglud's Armoured Orcs - Schmidt's Renegades - Star of Victory - Tichi-Huichi's Raiders - Toxote's Hellmounts - Torston Treehaka's Sea Axes - Van Klumpf's Buccaneers - Vespero's Vendetta - Voland's Venators - Von Kragsburg Guard - Wythel Warriors
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