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Base Sizes for Warhammer 40k

Updated: Sep 22, 2023

Finding the right base size for you Warhammer 40 miniatures can be a task. Especially when you are trying to get the right movement tray for your miniatures.


There are many different base sizes and they change very often. Unfortunately, Games Workshop doesn't produce a reference for Warhammer 40 for their base sizes.


Common Base Sizes


There are several different base sizes that are used in 40k.


Round Bases:

Oval Bases:

  • 60x35mm

  • 75x42mm

  • 90x52mm

  • 105x70mm

  • 120x92mm

  • 150x85mm

  • 170x109mm

Finding your miniature's base size


With so many options it can be a daunting task to find out what base size you need. Luckily, we have compiled a list for you for easy reference. This is not a complete list because it does change but rest assured we will update as needed.


These are the base sizes that you can use for finding the right movement tray:


25mm


Accursed Cultist Mutant

Arco-flagellant

Attack / Bomb Squig

Autosavant

Blue Horror

Borewyrm infestation

Brimstone Horrors

Caryatid

Cawdor Bomb Delivery Rat

Cherubim

Corsair Reaver

CORV / E-COG

Cultist

Cursemite

Cyber-Mastiff / Macula

Daemonette / Herald of Slaanesh

Daemonhost

Dire Avenger

Dog / Aximillion

Eyestinger Swarm

Fire Dragon

Fury

Genestealer Familiar

Glitchling

Gretchin / Grot Oiler / Grot Orderly / Grot Ammo Runt

Guardsman

Hamadrya

Harlequin Player

Jokaero

Kabalite Warrior

Kroot Carnivore

Kroot Hound (metal)

Mole grenade

Mutoid Vermin

Neophyte Genestealer Hybrid

Neurogaunt

Neuroloid

Phelynx

Plaguebearer / Herald of Nurgle

Poxwalker

Psychoterric Wyrm

Rantal-class Venatus Reclamator / R-VR

Ratling

Ruinstorm Possessed Auxiliary

Secutarii Hoplite / Peltast

Servitor

Servo skull / Tome-skull

Servo-automata

Shadow Spectre

Sheen Bird

Skitarii Ranger / Vanguard

Sludge-Grub

Space Marine scout

Spindle Drone

Spore Mines (Poison / Frag / Bio-Acid)

Striking Scorpion

Swooping Hawk

Tau Fire Warrior / Breacher / Pathfinder

Tech-thrall

Techmite Autoveyer

Teleport Homer

The Masque

Vespid

Vox-Shambler

Warp Spider

Wrack

Wych


28mm


Adeptus Arbites

Cadian Command Squad

Cadian commander

Canoptek Plasmacyte

Colonel Colm Corbec

Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt

Corsair Voidscarred

Cthonian Beserk

Dark Commune Blessed Blade

Dark Reaper

Flayed One

Gaunt's Ghosts

Guardian Defender / Storm Guardian

Hearthkyn Warrior

Howling Banshee

Imperial Navy Navis Gunner / Endurant

Incubus / Klaivex

Ironhead Squat Prospector

Ironkin Assistant

Jakhal cultist

Kasrkin

Kroot Farstalker

Kroot Hound (plastic)

Major Elim Rawne

Master Sniper Hlaine Larkin

Neurogaunt Nodebeast

Primaris Neophyte

Ranger

Sergeant Scout Oan Mkoll

Sister Novitiate

Sister Repentia

Termagaunt / Hormagaunt

Try Again' Bragg

Veteran guardsman


32mm


Acolyte Genestealer Hybrid

Assault

Assault Intercessor

Astartes Firstborn Sternguard

Astartes Firstborn Tactical

Astartes Pimaris Intercessor

Beast Snagga Boy

Beastman

Beastmaster

Blacklight Marker

Bloodletter / Herald of Khorne

Boss Nob

Brôkhyr Iron-master

Burna Boy

Celestian Sacresant

Chaos Astartes

Chosen

Corpuscarii, Servitor

Corsair Cloud Dancer

Cryptothrall

Cybernetica Datasmith

Deathknell

Deathmark

Desolation Marine

Devastator Marine

Dogmata

Dominion

DX4 Technical

Einhyr Hearthguard

Electro-Priest Fulgurite

Fallen

Flamer of Tzeench

Fluxbray

Gargoyle

Genestealer

Genestealer Aberrant

Heavy Gun

Hellblaster

Hellion

Herald of Tzeench

Humans in power / artificer armour

Hybrid Metamorph

Hypermorph

Immortal

Incursor

Infernus Marine

Infiltrator

Inquisitor

Ironhorn

Kellermorph

Khorne Berzerker

Kommando

Kroot Kill-broker

Lelith Hesperax

Loota Boy

Lychguard

M37 Advanced Guardian

Macrotek Enginseer

Man of Iron

MB3 Recon

Mek

Millisaur Cyberarachnid

most drones

MV1 Gun

MV17 Interceptor

MV31 Pulse Accelerator

MV33 Grav-Inhibitor

MV36 Guardian

MV4 Shield

MV5 Stealth

MV52 Shield

MV62 Command-link

MV7 Marker

MV71 Sniper

MV8 Missile

MV84 Shielded Missile

Necron Warrior

Negavolt Cultist

Noise Marine

Novitiate Superior

Ork Boy

Painboy

Palatine

Phyrr Cat

Pink Horror

Plague Marine

Plasmancer

Reaver

Reiver

Repentia Superior

Ripperjack

Royal Warden

Rubric Marine

Ruinstorm Daemon Chosen (suggested)

Ruinstorm Lesser Daemon (suggested)

Ruinstorm Possessed Legionary (suggested)

Runtherd

Scourge

Screamer of Tzeentch

Seraphim

Shaman

Sister of Battle

Sister of Silence Prosecutor

Skyrunner

Sternguard Veteran

Stormboy

Tankbusta

Techpriest Enginseer

The Visarch Sword of Ynnead

Tomb Blade

Triarch Praetorian

Tzaangor

UR-025

Van Saar Neotek on grav-cutter

Vandal

Vanguard Veteran

Vigilator

Windrider

Witchseeker

Wurrboy

X-101

XV25 Stealth armour

Zephyrim


40mm


30k-era Primarchs

Abominant with a mindwyrm familiar

Accursed Cultist Torment

Aegis Terminator armour

Aggressor

Allarus Custodians

Ancient

Apothecary

Apothecary Biologis

Archmagos

Archmagos Draykavac

Astartes Possessed

Astartes Primaris Captain

Astartes Terminator/Librarian in Indomitus

Astra Militarum scanner (OOP)

Asuryani heavy weapons platform

Barbgaunt

Big Mek

Big Mek in Mega-Armour

Bladeguard Veteran/Ancient

Boss Snikrot

Brôkhyr Thunderkyn

Bullgryn

C'Tan Shard of the Deceiver

Canoptek Acanthrite

Canoptek Scarab Swarm

Captain-General Trajann Valoris

Cataphractii

Celestine the Living Saint

Chaos Lord

Chaplain

Chronomancer

Clawed Fiend

Custodian Guard

Custodian Venatari

Custodian Wardens

Cyberwolf

Da Red Gobbo on Bounca

Deathleaper

Drazhar

DS8 tactical support turret

Eightbound

Einhyr Champion

Eliminator

Eradicator

Ethereal on hover drone

Exalted Eightbound

Fenrisian Wolf

Fire Wasp drone (suggested)

Flash Git

Gal Vorbak

Gnasher-Screamer

Greater Possessed

Grimnyr

Grotesque

Haarken Worldclaimer

Havoc

Heavy Intercessor

Human in Terminator armour

Inceptor

Infiltrator

Jackal Dishonoured

Jain Zar

Judicar

Kâhl

Khimerix

Khymerae

Krieg death rider

Krieg engineers with mole launcher

Krieg weapon team with heavy flamer

Krootox rider

Lady Haera

Lictor

Lieutenant

Luther Pattern Excavation Automata "Ambot"

Master of Possession

Maugan Ra

Mechanicum Magos Dominus

Meganob

Mieotic Spore Sack

Mucolid Spore

Mutilator

Myrmidon Destructor

Myrmidon Secutor

Necron Overlord

Neurothrope

Nightbringer

Nightmare Hulk

Noxious Blightbringer

Nurglings

Ogryn

Painboss

Parasite of Mortrex

Piscean Spektor

Psychomancer

Pteraxii Skystalker

Ravener

Razorwing flock

Rippers

Ruinstorm Daemon Beast (suggested)

Ruinstorm Daemon Swarm (suggested)

Sagittarum Guard

Sanctioner' Pattern Automata

Scyllax

Shield-Captain

Shield-Captain or Vexilus Praetor in Allarus Terminator Armour

Sicaran Ruststalker

Skulltaker

Sky Slashers

Snotling swarm

Sslyth

Sterylizor

Stig-shambler

Sumpkroc

Supressor

Tartaros

Tau sniper drone controller

Techmarine

Thallax

The Changeling

Ursarax

Ûthar the Destined

Van Saar Arachni-rig

Venomthrope

Vexilus Praetor

Vitrix Guard

Von Ryan’s Leaper

Vulgrar Thrice-Cursed

Warboss

Weirdboy

Wraithguard / Wraithblade

Wulfen

Zoanthrope


50mm


Ambull

Anchorite

Astartes Captain in Terminator Armour

Astartes Firstborn in Centurion Assault / Devastator warsuit

Astra Militarum Heavy Weapon Team

Beastboss

Canoptek Wraith

Celestan in Paragon Warsuit

Chaos Spawn

Chtonian Beserk with a mole grenade launcher and an L-COG loader

Commander Shadowsun in XV22 Stalker battlesuit

Custodes Aquilon Terminator

Death Guard Lord of Contagion in Terminator armour

Guardian Drone

Hexmark Destroyer

Hive Guard

Horus Ascended

Hospitaller

Junith Eruita on Pulpit of Saint Holline’s Basilica

Marneus Calgar in Armour of Heraclus

Mortifier

Neurotyrant

Obliterator

Ophydian

Patriarch

Penitent Engine

Ruinstorm Daemon Brute (suggested)

Skorpekh

Syll’Esske

Tech-Priest Dominus

Tech-Priest Manipulus

Technomancer on a Canoptek Scarab

Triarchal Menhir

Tyranid Warrior

Tyrant Guard

Vartijan Exo-Driller

Warboss in Mega Armour

Winged Tyranid Prime

XV8 Crisis

Zoat

Zodgrod Wortsnagga


Conclusion


If you would like to see more base sizes listed then please contact us at warmaster.gaming.7227@gmail.com and we would be happy to update the list.

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