Warhammer 40k has seen all the glitter and show for the last bit, and while I do get to fantasy rumors, I have neglected that side of the hobby for some time. So it was all about timing, as Harry did an excellent rumor set compilation, it was time to catch up and get my rear back into the fray. So I went through and compiled them here for you to find and read easily. So Fantasy players rejoice, Here are your rumors.

Please remember that these are rumors....... I compiled Harry's Army compilations into one list.

via Harry on Warseer
In an effort to pull together what few rumours we have …
I have started threads for each of the armies rumoured to be somewhere in the pipeline.
I will do my best to keep the first posts updated as more rumours appear in these threads.
I have tried to remember as much as I can of what has been posted so far.
I will have missed or forgotten some of it ... so, any rumours that have been posted please just remind me ‘who’ said ‘what’ and I will update this first post.

Release date: Unknown
Rumours of release following Wood Elves Early to mid 2013 release. (Scoopdeta)

(Making Bret’s mid to late 2013)

Rumours that one of three Warhammer books being done (and nearly finished) is Bret’s / been in development "active playtesting" since 2010. (meltedwing)

"I have heard nothing about Bretonninas". (Harry and Hastings)

Author: Unknown.

Rules: Unknown.
No rumours about the content of the book

Models: Unknown.
6 man knight kit that can make either Questing or Grail knights
Plastic trebuchet kit that makes either standard trebuchet or a fireball throwing catapult.
There is also slated a plastic lord kit suitable for king leon. (GCSmith over at BoLS)

Dark Elves:
Release date: Unknown.Lizardmen:
Expected in 2013 (Eldargal) (Late 2013)

Expected before WE (Birdy via Darnock)

Author: Unknown.

Rules: Unknown.
There are no rumours about the content of the book.

There is a bunch of stuff in the pipeline for Dark elves. (Harry)
Rumours of Witch Elves, (Eldargal, Hastings)
Executioners (Eldargal)
Black guard (Eldargal)
‘Large plastic critter’ (Eldargal) and plastic characters. (Eldargal)
Plastic monster, possibly a hydra, not certain its for DE specifically. (Eldargal)
Plastic mounted character, possibly female. (Eldargal)
Dual kit chariot (Eldargal)
Plastic bolt thrower (Eldargal)

Daemons of Chaos:
Release Date: Unknown.
However there are rumours that a release of models is coming very soon. (Harry)

There are no rumours of a book at all. Just a wave of models.

Rules: NA

Plastic Plague Bearers. (Erazmus_M_Wattle, manickZe)
Finecast screamers ... not the old models. New sculpts. (Erazmus_M_Wattle)
Some BIG , gribbly monster type thing. (Not a mammoth. Not a Greater Daemon). Nurgle specific. (Harry)
Flying chariot. (Harry)
Herald of Slaanesh on chariot been spotted in warehouses.(Silvertounge)

Release date: Unknown.
But there are rumours of a big overhaul. (Harry) I guess when they come depends on how big an overhaul they get. "I anticipate a bigger redo and a longer project"
Not in 2012 (Lord Dan)
2013 has been suggested. (Mirbeau)
Expected before WE (Birdy via Darnock)

Author: Unknown.
However there is a rumour that the Dwarf book is one of three nearing completion. (meltedwing)

Rules: Unknown.
Squadrons of Gyros are being considered. (Alebelly_Cragfist)
Rumours of new additions to the list:
Latest 'Blackfire Pass' WHFRP supplement specifically mentions 2 new machines available to Engineers - The War Zeppelin and a 'warmachine in the likeness of an ancestor.' Such fluff has to be OK'd by GW HQ, so they're happy for both to be canon, which would suggest that whatever the Dwarfs get, it'll be one if not both of these.... The artwork in numerous recent GW releases picturing both would lend further weight to this rumour.(Alebelly_Cragfist)

Dwarf Lord on throne will not be special character only. (Nocculum)
New special unit ... dwarf contraptions (See below) (Indrazor)

Rumours of a a big plastic, steam driven, wheeled, orc mashing, monsterous contraption in the image of the ancestors.
Huge Catapault. Plastic stone thrower. (Mirabeau)
People have heard about those robotic contraptions in WoW. Those nice machines the dwarves there build to help them defend and mine. Picture that and place that on a large base in plastic for Warhammer as the new special unit. (Indrazor
Plastic slayers (Eldargal, Lord Dan)
Rumours of a Gyrocopter.
Rumour about a HUGE Dwarf cannon. (? Seems to be based on old concept drawings ... see post 14)

Blackfirepass supplement.
Forgeworld have also confirmed they will be releasing a Zep kit, just not when.
They are also releasing their own Dwarfs in much the same way as their CDs.
Concentrating on named character models.(Alebelly_Cragfist)

High Elves:
Release Date: Unknown
However they are rumoured to be the next army to be done after the Warriors of Chaos release.(Harry)
This would make them sometime early next year.(Harry)
High Elves early next year. (Meltedwing)

Author: Unknown.
The book is rumoured to have been started. (Harry)
There is no indication of who the lead writer might be.

There are no rumours about the content of the book.

New unit in plastic (Harry)
There has been a suggestion that there will be a flying Chariot. (Hastings)
Monsterous Cavalry (Skeith over on BoLS)

Both High Elves and Wood Elves may get the rumoured Treeman in their updated books. (buzz0783) This does not seem very likely to me. (Harry)

Rumour of a new mini for the Everqueen (Eldargal)

Plastic kit for archers, spearmen and seaguard all in one box. (Bramgaunt)

Release date: Unknown
Although some models at least are rumoured to be 'right around the corner' (Hastings)

Author: Unknown.
No rumours the book has even been started yet.

Rules: Unknown.
No rumours the book has even been started yet.

There are rumours of Carnasaur Cavalry. (Hastings)

Wood Elves:
Release date: Unknown.
There are rumours there was a draft book that got scrapped for not being up to par. They had to do a re-write and they had shifted it over to someone else.(Scoopdeta)
There are rumours of Wood Elves in 2013 Early to mid 2013 (Scoopdeta)
There is a rumour of Wood Elves in March 2013 (Why)
Wood Elves have been in developent "active playtesting" since 2010 (Meltedwing)

Author: Unknown.
Whilst there are rumours the book has been started there are no rumours of who the lead writer might be.

There are rumours of darker and more dangerous Wood Elves based on the content of the currently unreleased Black Library Orion novel. Set for release in September? “I'm assuming that the author (Darius Hinks) spoke with the design studio prior to writing the book about the direction they wanted to take them. The guy on the Black Library stand says Darius has spent ages studying Paganism and other similar religions to get ideas, and he has really played up the darker, more capricious nature of the wood elves. One example he gave was elves cutting out the hearts of other elves to replace them with briar hearts" (Jedi)

A lot of miniature designs for new woodies already created and approved (scoopdeta)
TreeKin, Treemen and wardancers/warhawks. (Scoopdeta)
A Cavalry unit tha packed some punch but no specifics. (scoopdeta)
There are rumours of a BIG treeman. (Harry and Hastings)
The treeman, however was said to be on the new monster base and about as tall as the Ogre Thundertusk's banner, and that it stylewise is more living brushwood-forest thingy than an actual anthromorphic tree. (Birdy via Darnock)
Both High Elves and Wood Elves may get the Treeman in their updated books. (buzz0783)
Forest Dragon (Strategos)
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