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Grand alliance Chaos
Associated factions Skaventide
Main grouping Skaven Clan
Core resources Warpstone
Races Skaven
Vehicles Doomwheel
Warp Lightning Cannon
Creatures Stormfiend
Spell lores Lore of Warpvolt Galvinism
Endless spells Bell of Doom
Warp Lightning Vortex
Scenery Skaven Gnawhole

The Clans Skryre are rightly renowned for their ingenuity even if it often borders on madness, despite the fact that all Skaven are born cunning.[1]

They have created great and terrible machines of war in their vast factory burrows and insane warren-laboratories. They have also given skaven society fast and extremely unreliable transportation and communications systems.[1]

Frequently these devices are subject to catastrophic malfunction, especially on the battlefield but they can also turn the tide of a battle or even a war. The provision of such devices to the other clans has made Skryre very rich enabling them to invest in ever more outlandish and powerful devices.[1]


Age of Myth

The first skaven emerge into the Mortal Realms, and the first Great Clans are created, one of which is Skryre. It, like all the other Great Clans, claims it has created Blight City. [4c]

Age of Chaos

Arch-Warlock Warpskreech invades the Scabrous Sprawl in the Realm of Ghyran, using vast city sized war machines that can drain the life energy from the land itself. This is mainly in response to the huge success of Clans Pestilen's growing power in that realm. [4c]

As the great civl war rages in Blight City and even inside the Masterburrow, Arch-WarlockSnitterkrit and five other Lords of Decay are reduced to a pool of rot by Skreech Verminking who declares the war concluded and that all Skaven should focus on other enemies. [4c]

Age of Sigmar

The great parasite engines of Warpskreech are attacked by the Knights Excelsior and the conflict grows further in the Sprawl. [4c]

From the laboratory burrows of Clan Shyvik emerge the fleet of Warlock-Admiral Steelklaw, based on salvaged Kharadron Overlords airships - a bizarre concoction of warpfire barges, klawbombers, drigibles and lightning ships. Steelklaw names his host of aircraft as the Much-great Sky-kill Air Armada and they go onto score a number of victories over his enemies. [4c]

At the behest of Grey Seer Kritch, Clan Shokryk create voltvore engines to try and capture the souls of Stormcast Eternals - the attmept to use them on the Celestial Vindicators is a total disaster but experiments continue. [4c]

The Idoneth Deepkin enclave of Nautilar is invaded and plundered by a huge fleet of Skryre submarines and a number of Isharann are taken captive. [4c]

As the power of Clans Pestilens and Calns Skryre continue to grow, the two rivals begin a second great civil war in Blight City and beyond.[4c]


Clans Skryre worships The Dark Innovator, an Aspect of the Horned Rat, a monster of infernal machinery and in his name the Skaven seek to twist and re-purpose the mechanisms of reality itself. [4a]


A Skryre clan is headed by a Arch-Warlock who commands the dubious loyalty of the Warlock Engineers who head Enginecovens - these take many forms but the most common are: [1]


Name Great Clan Territory Status Description Source
Ekkit Skryre Active Battletome: Skaven (2019) - War between the Clans, pg. 12-15
Ezzik Skryre Active Headed by Arch-Warlock Skrach, a member of the Council of Thirteen. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Horned Rat, pg. 8-11
Krakhl Skryre Active Proud to be known as pyromaniacs. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Phrikk Skryre Active Works with Clan Virulox to develop new plague engines to aid them in the civil war with Clan Septik. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - Rise of the Under-Empire, pg. 18-21
Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Rhukrit Skryre Gryndfang Active Swift, direct war makers. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Tesnykt Skryre Active With Grey Seers they create the Screaming Bells. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Masterclan, pg. 30
Shokryk Skryre Active They attempt to capture Stormcast Eternal souls using voltovore engines, initially a terrible failure. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - Rise of the Under-Empire, pg. 18-21
Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Shyvik Skryre Active Notable for Warlock-Admiral Steelklaw who creates a powerful air armada that inspires many others across skavendom. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - Rise of the Under-Empire, pg. 18-21
Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Staktik Skryre Active They focus on spycraft devices such as arcanosectral spygoggles. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Vrrtkin Skryre Active The Realmgate Wars: Godbeasts - The Parasite's Feast, pg. 156
Zikk Skryre Active Creators of the city-sized Parasite Engines. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - The Clans Skryre - pg. 24-25
Ziknak Skryre Devastated In the Age of Sigmar, the Clan is devastated by the Much-great Sky-kill Air Armada under Warlock-Admiral Steelklaw. Battletome: Skaven (2019) - Rise of the Under-Empire, pg. 18-21


Units Doomwheel - Skryre Acolyte - Skryre Warlock (Arch-Warlock - Warlock Bombardier - Warlock Engineer) - Stormfiend - Weapon Team (Doom-Flayer - Poisoned Wind Mortar - Ratling Gun - Warp-Grinder - Warpfire Thrower - Warplock Jezzail) - Warp Lightning Cannon
Characters Blacktail - Enkril - Ikrit - Kratchik - Pitrikk - Quell - Reeknik - Skatchnik - Shoktail - Skowl Scorchpaw - Skrach - Snikrit - Steelklaw - Vileskrit - Volz Flayfang - Vrikt - Warpskreech
Clans Ekkit - Ezzik - Fizzik - Krakhl - Nibbolt - Phrikk - Rhukrit - Tesnykt - Shokryk - Shyvik - Staktik - Vrrtkin - Zikk - Ziknak
Armoury - Artwork - Miniatures
Grand Alliances and factions
Beasts of Chaos (BrayherdsMonsters of ChaosThunderscornWarherds) • Legion of Chaos AscendantBlades of Khorne (Daemons of KhorneKhorne Bloodbound) • Disciples of Tzeentch (Daemons of TzeentchTzeentch Arcanites) • Hedonites of Slaanesh (Daemons of SlaaneshSlaanesh Sybarites) • Maggotkin of Nurgle (Daemons of NurgleNurgle RotbringersTamurkhan's Horde) • Skaventide (EshinMasterclanMoulderPestilensSkryreVerminus) • Slaves to Darkness (Daemons of ChaosEverchosen) • Legion of Azgorh