30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life

30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life

Mind-flayers, astral elves, space pirates, and inter-etheral dragons show off that Dungeons & Dragons can be fun as hell when it goes interstellar.

We may earn a commission from links on this page.
Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

During the “Spelljammer: confirmed!” announcement at the recent live-streamed D&D Direct, there was a quick blip on the stream that showcased some of the upcoming minis that would be made for the new adventure. WizKids is producing the minis, and while we don’t have final designs, the company was kind enough to share some renders with us. We’ve picked out the 30 silliest, most bonkers, and overall best miniatures that are sure to make your game a little more wild.

Spelljammer: Adventures in Space will arrive in August. Minis can be preordered online or at your local game store.

Advertisement

2 / 32

Giant Space Hamster

Giant Space Hamster

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Adorable and terrifying.

Advertisement

3 / 32

Astral Elf

Astral Elf

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

This shows off an Astral Elf design, a new ancestry available in Spelljammer.

Advertisement

4 / 32

Chwinga and Space Guppy

Chwinga and Space Guppy

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Chwinga are tiny, elemental spirits that are clearly not tied to any earthly plane.

Advertisement

5 / 32

Hadozee Fighter

Hadozee Fighter

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Another new playable ancestry, the Hadozee are molded after flying mokeys.

Advertisement

6 / 32

Neogi Master

Neogi Master

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

A pretty classic rendition of the Neogi, primarily depicted as violent space-aliens.

Advertisement

7 / 32

Prince Xeleth

Prince Xeleth

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

One of the rather important Astral Elves, Prince Xeleth shows up a lot in the minis available.

Advertisement

8 / 32

Ssurran Rogue

Ssurran Rogue

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Spelljammer also includes revamps of older species like this Ssurran, which first appeared in 2e and then in 4e.

Advertisement

9 / 32

Nautiloid

Nautiloid

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

One of the classic ships of Spelljammer, the Nautiloid is given a very goth colorway in this mini.

Advertisement

10 / 32

Cosmic Horror

Cosmic Horror

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Look, I get that the name of this is about what you get, but I’d like some kind of scale here. Is this something I can ask my co-captain to squish or is this something I run away from at FTL speeds?

Advertisement

11 / 32

Plasmoid

Plasmoid

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Another new playable species, the Plasmoid is a living ooze.

Advertisement

12 / 32

Space Clowns

Space Clowns

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Horrible. No. Never. You put this in my game and I am disowning you.

Advertisement

13 / 32

Zodar

Zodar

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I have no clue what this guy is or what he’s doing, but I like the shape of him. Zodar are a 2e Spelljammer species that are identical and solitary.

Advertisement

14 / 32

Thri-Kreen

Thri-Kreen

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Another race that’s being revamped, these insectoid fighters have been around since the first edition of D&D.

Advertisement

15 / 32

Ulitharid the Mindflayer

Ulitharid the Mindflayer

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I was one of those poor saps who got stuck in the the mindflayer’s ship in D&D Direct, and it was not fun, -1/10 do not recommend seeking these guys out.

Advertisement

16 / 32

Ancient Gold Dragon

Ancient Gold Dragon

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Some of these space dragon designs are just sick. I’m really enjoying the way that Spelljammer is allowing designers to just go wild.

Advertisement

17 / 32

Aartuks

Aartuks

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Another 2e gem, aartuks are basically plants with stomachs, and I do not like the vibe at all.

Advertisement

18 / 32

Flapjack

Flapjack

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I love him and his feather, absolutely jaunty, a perfect thing.

Advertisement

19 / 32

Astral Dreadnought

Astral Dreadnought

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

A terrifying beastie, the Astral Dreadnought will be available as an absolutely massive figure, currently described as “gargantuan.”

Advertisement

20 / 32

Major Warwyk Blastimoff

Major Warwyk Blastimoff

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I was not prepared for this level of camp, but really a hippo-alien Giff dressed as a poacher with a name like Major Warwyk Blastimoff is exactly what I should have expected.

Advertisement

21 / 32

Gelatinous Cube

Gelatinous Cube

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Look at it. Don’t touch it, not even in space, but I am a sucker for silly minis like this.

Advertisement

22 / 32

Murder Comet

Murder Comet

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Hale-Bopp has nothing on this bad boy.

Advertisement

23 / 32

Elder Mind Dragon

Elder Mind Dragon

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

A dragon first introduced in Fizban’s Treasury of Dragons, there is absolutely nothing but cowardice stopping you from making friends with this bad boy and riding him across the universe.

Advertisement

24 / 32

Hastain

Hastain

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I don’t know who Hastain is but I believe in women’s rights and women’s wrongs and I hope she does bad things.

Advertisement

25 / 32

Braxat

Braxat

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

This guy looks unfriendly, and a quick search shows that Braxat are very typically super mean. I’m just bummed that they made him this kind of muddy color rather than the flamboyant purple-with-yellow-spikes of past editions.

Advertisement

26 / 32

Solar Dragon

Solar Dragon

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

Again, Spelljammer went for it with these dragons, and I’m so pleased that all these rainbow creatures are just out there terrorizing space.

Advertisement

27 / 32

Hammerhead Ship

Hammerhead Ship

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

It wouldn’t be Spelljammer without some excellent ships, and while the renders of the vessels aren’t excellent, I am really pleased with this absolute campy stunner.

Advertisement

28 / 32

Void Scavver

Void Scavver

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I can’t tell you what’s going on in the infinite evil of a void scavver’s heart but I can tell you I want to pet him.

Advertisement

29 / 32

Beholder

Beholder

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

What’s D&D without a Beholder or two? I’ll admit I’m disappointed by the colorway, but that doesn’t make this thing any less intimidating.

Advertisement

30 / 32

Captain Elena Sartell

Captain Elena Sartell

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

A new character I can’t help but stan. She’s a perfect pirate and I’m living for the details on her jacket and the no-nonsense outfit she’s got on. I want to be her arch-rival and spend a whole campaign where we chase each other through space before we finally meeting up, professing our undying love during a duel to the death, and going our separate ways, never to see each other again.

Advertisement

31 / 32

Dohwar and Space Swine

Dohwar and Space Swine

Image for article titled 30 Bonkers New D&D Miniatures to Bring Your Spelljammer Games to Life
Image: Wizards of the Coast

I don’t know much about this brave bird and his most excellent hog, but I love him and want to be his friend.


Want more io9 news? Check out when to expect the latest Marvel and Star Wars release dates, what’s next for the DC Universe on film and TV, and everything you need to know about House of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

Advertisement

32 / 32