Tau XV-25 Stealthsuits - Original Color Scheme

Tau XV-25 Stealthsuits - Original Color Scheme

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    05 Apr 2022
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    29 Apr 2022
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Brown pants :

  1. Base in Rhinox Hide then highlight in Gorthor Brown then Baneblade Brown

Red armor panels :

  1. Base in Khorne Red , wash in Agrax Earthshade then highlights in Tuskgor Fur then Cadian Fleshtone

Lenses :

  1. Base in Khorne Red then Bloody Red then Hot Orange then Troll Slayer Orange then mix Bold Titanium White With Troll Slayer Orange

Lenses / Spotlights:

  1. Base in Bold Titanium White then airbrush Liquitex Pyrole Red / Vivid red orange

Golden part:

  1. Base Tinny Tin then wash Agrax Earthshade then Tinny Tin then Balthasar Gold then Bright Bronze then Retributor Armour

Black armor:

  1. Base Black then Eshin Grey then Dawnstone or Uniform Grey (for a bluer hue) then Administratum Grey


Crackled Earth:

  1. base Dryad Bark then Agrellan Earth

Gravel parts:

  1. blend Rakarth Flesh and Desert Yellow

Crackled Earth and gravel:

  1. Wash patches all over in Seraphim Sepia and Agrax Earthshade
  2. Drybrush all in XV-88 then Tallarn Sand


  1. base Zandri Dust then wash with Seraphim Sepia then drybrush Karak Stone or Ushabti Bone then eye sockets in light Screaming Skull


  1. vallejo pigments: Desert Dust/Dark Yellow Ochre/ Light Sienna/ Rust
Citadel Painting System 23
Base 8
  • Balthasar Gold
  • Dryad Bark
  • Khorne Red
  • Rakarth Flesh
  • Retributor Armour
  • Rhinox Hide
  • XV-88
  • Zandri Dust
Shade 2
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Seraphim Sepia
Layer 12
  • Administratum Grey
  • Baneblade Brown
  • Cadian Fleshtone
  • Dawnstone
  • Eshin Grey
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Karak Stone
  • Screaming Skull
  • Tallarn Sand
  • Troll Slayer Orange
  • Tuskgor Fur
  • Ushabti Bone
Texture 1
  • Agrellan Earth
Monument Creature Caster Pro Acryl
Base 1
  • 001 Bold Titanium White
The Army Painter Warpaints
Acrylic 2
  • Desert Yellow
  • Uniform Grey
Vallejo Game Air
Base 2
  • 72.709 Hot Orange
  • 72.710 Bloody Red
Vallejo Game Color
Base 2
  • 72.057 Bright Bronze
  • 72.060 Tinny Tin
Vallejo Model Color
Base 1
  • 70.950 Black
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