Lizardmen

Lizardmen are an army where I had more problems than I expected at first, quite the opposite from Skaven. I knew Reaper had a ton of stuff plus there were many dinosaurs in toyshops at least, but it was hard to find much else that would fit. I have not yet found any alternatives for the Slann platform, Stegadon platform, the Solar Engine or the Ark of Sotek and will continue to look.

A few comments first:
  • The models listed here are not perfect and many are not on the same level as the original ones (those are usually way older than the current GW range). I am not saying losing GW models won't be a pity, if anything this work is making me appreciate them even more. I am just saying that a solution exists. The important part is, the models are out there.
  • This is not only my work. I have used ideas and suggestions from various sources and am very grateful for the collective wisdom of the internet communities.
  • In many cases I was unsure about the size of the models and was forced to go on guesswork only. I hope at least some of them will work.
  • When possible, I have tried to link to groups of models and larger units, if only to show multiple sculpts at once. Most of the companies sell the individual models as well, should that be preferred.
  • I am quite a chaotic person and may have overlooked something awesome. I usually try to link sites that offer greater number of useful models or the ones I know I have not exhausted, but searching around the linked models might yield even more fruit.
  • If you know about something useful not linked here, please let me know and I will add it. This is by no means an exhaustive list and can never be, but I would like to list as many possibilities as possible.

CORE

Saurus Warriors

Shadowsea Ridgeback Warriors (and more)
Reaper Reptus Warrior (and more)
Otherworld Miniatures Lizardman Warriors (and more)
Shadowsea Troglodyte Warriors

Skinks
- they should be smaller than humans, so I tried to find some largish 15mm models
Black Raven Lizardmen Melee Troops (and archers)
Splintered Light 20mm Frogs
15mm.co.uk Lizardmen Bows

Or these, which should be normal-sized:

Battlezone Amphidian Archers
Otherworld Miniatures Troglodytes (and more)
Black Tree Design Troglodytes
Shadowsea Troglodyte Warriors

SPECIAL

Chameleon Skinks
- maybe it would be possible to chop off tops of their weapons to create blowpipes?
Reaper Frog Men
Otherworld Miniatures Lesser Boglings (and more)

Bastiladon
Papo Ankylosaurus
Acheson Creations Ankylosaurus

Jungle Swarm

Black Tree Design Snake Swarm
Black Tree Design Lizard Swarm
Black Tree Design Frog Swarm

Saurus Cavalry

Reaper Reptus Cavalry
Reaper Reptus Raptors
Mirliton Iguanid on Velociraptor

Ripperdactl Riders/ Terradon Riders

Reaper Gaan-Hor (and more)
Schleich Quetzalcoatlus, mini
Reaper Couatl

Kroxigors

Hordes Gatorman Posse

Crocodile Games Sebeki Warriors
Reaper Reptus Skullbreakers
Shieldwolf Miniatures Ancient Guardians

Stegadon/ Ancient Stegadon

Schleich Triceratops, small
Acheson Creations Pachyrhinosaurus
Acheson Creations Triceratops
Darksword Triceratops (and with saddle and Amazon)

Temple Guard

Crocodile Games Typhon Spearmen

RARE

Razordon Hunting Pack

Reaper Reptus Dragon Turtle
Hell Dorado Squamatta Spitter

Salamander Hunting Pack
Reaper Lizard Hunting Pack
Reaper Storm Dragon Hatchling
Reaper Dragon Familiar
Darksword Lowland Hunting Lizard

Troglodon

Schleich Spinosaurus, mini
Acheson Creations Spinosaurus

MOUNTS

Carnosaur 

Darksword The Hunter (and without rider)
Schleich Tyrannosaurus Rex, small
Schleich Carnotaurus, small

CHARACTERS


Saurus Oldblood/ Scar Veteran

Avatars of War Saurian Thrall Mauler
Saurian Thrall Mauler
Troll Forged Lizardman Champion
Troll Forged Lizardman Warrior
Darksword Draconid Warrior
Shadowsea Draconid Heavy Warrior

Skink Chief

Otherworld Miniatures Troglodyte Chieftain and Shaman
Darksword Lowland Lizard Man

Skink Priest
Otherworld Miniatures Troglodyte Chieftain and Shaman
Reaper Pakpao, Mage

Battlezone Amphidian Mystic
Shadowsea Relgor Beastcaller
Shadowsea Jujazca the Wise

Slann

Reaper Frog Demon
Meiko Miniatures Lizardmen Couch
Shadowsea Ridgeback Gorger
Valiant Enterprises Oni no Tsuburu

I also recommend going through the Shadowsea Draconid range , Crocodile Games Typhon and Sebeki ranges, Battlezone Lizardmen, Mirliton Lizardmen range, the Stray Ones range from Hell Dorado (if it's still possible to get those minis, look for Squamatta models) and doing a search for Reptus (or Lizardman) on Reaper website. Splintered Light Miniatures make a box of 20mm Lizardmen and Blood Dawn make 15mm Lizardmen that are supposed to be rather large, both hopefully useable as skinks. Hordes Minions range have some lizard-like models that could maybe work as well. There are "real" miniature dinosaurs (such as these or these), but what I recommend the most are toy lines made by Schleich and Papo. Tabletop art are doing Lizard City bases, which fit the theme very well and with some creativity could maybe be used to build structures and platforms for Slann and the dinosaurs and Grendel have some Aztec/Olmec stuff in their 28mm scenery section.

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