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A comision I done a time ago for :iconantcow: based on Warhammer universe, hope you like it :)

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Slaanesh, also known as the Dark Prince, is the Chaos God of Pleasure, Passion, and Decadence. Lust, pride and self-indulgence are the hallmarks of all who follow him. He is commonly known in the Imperium as the Prince of Pleasure and even the Prince of Chaos. He is the youngest of the Chaos Gods. While generally referred to as a "he" by humans, Slaanesh is actually neither gender with two sets of devilish horns growing from its head. Slaanesh can assume any form; male, female, hermaphrodite or asexual. The name Slaanesh is a corruption of the Eldar term Slaaneth (Slaa meaning "ecstasy" or "pleasure" and Neth meaning "lord" or "prince"; hence, the Prince of Pleasure).

Slaanesh came into existence during the time the Eldar call the Fall. He was born from the Warp-reflection of the decadence and hedonism of the Eldar race at the height of their own interstellar empire. The birth cry of Slaanesh created the immense Warp rift called the Eye of Terror and slew most of the Eldar and their Gods in the Immaterium, except for the Eldar God of War Kaela Mensha Khaine, whose energy was dispersed into many separate pieces scattered across the various Infinity Circuits of the Eldar Craftworlds, and the Laughing God. Other Eldar survivors included the Harlequin, and those Craftworld Eldar who were very far away from the Eldar homeworlds when the Warp rift formed.
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Sergios117 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Amazing.
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Roogna Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
wow! that's really cool. love all the details
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Krysnha Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
Nice way to see a powerful being of chaos
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adistalker Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
good work, to bad immaterium gods in the warhammer universe don't have a physical appearance ( don't mind me, just couldn't help it ) :P
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Zapherjin Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
Actually, they do. As much as the Daemon and other entities of the warp have bodies of their own
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adistalker Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
they are called avatars. and those have only a portion of their power. mostly they manifest through their 1'st in command, a prince or something like that. maybe i got this wrong, but this is the idea i got from reading lots of books and lore. have a nice day
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CrimsonFALKE Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome but the video isn't working
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thanatos1988 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
One of my favourite pics of all time!
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devilturnip360 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
one wonders what will happen if the eldar die out
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rabentito Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Y'nnead, God of the Dead will happen! Some Eldar Seers believe that when the last Eldar dies during the Rhana Dandra (the Final Battle with Chaos) Y'nnead will be born from the Warp with the strength of all the Eldar souls stored in the Infinity Circuits of the Craftworlds and the World Spirits of the Exodites. Y'nnead will then have the power to destroy Slaanesh forever in a final battle, thus correcting the mistakes which led the Fall of the Eldar and allowing the race to be reincarnated into a universe free of the taint of Chaos.
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devilturnip360 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
though that permits as much possibility as the human "star child" idea of the emperors accension.
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rabentito Featured By Owner Edited Sep 12, 2014
Only this idea is currently considered by the Inquisition to be vile heresy spread by Chaos Cultists of Tzeentch. And also this "reincarnation" requires less "sacrifice" - only all of Emperors descendants =)
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devilturnip360 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
the Sensei are an acceptable sacrifice. also wasn't this belief fostered by the illuminus
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rabentito Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
Yes, it is illumimium belief. But there was an incident of discovering by Inquisition one of Temples of the Star Child consisted of unwitting pawns of Tzeentch (version of Inquisition, ofc). This incident has led the Inquisition to currently consider any belief in the Star Child to be a heresy promulgated by the followers of the Lord of Change to lead Imperial citizens astray
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devilturnip360 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
hmm, then what of the sensei?
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:iconrabentito:
rabentito Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Who knows? Maybe Tzeentch forged that temple and led Inquisition there to made them believe sensei are chaos cult (he's cunning bastard =))). Or maybe Inquisition just misstook them for cultists.
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shinalajaden Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013
in the words of a famous admiral...... ITS A TRAP

>w< hehehe
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ArcanumTwilight Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013
So epic.
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TheOneWingedAngel Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Ok, that is actually really cool looking. I usually hate the way Slaaneshi daemons look. They are usually too far on the creepy spectrum end in my opinion. I mean they should be creepy, somewhat horrific, but still somewhat sultry, or sexy.
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Wyzilla Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
The old Daemonettes from the third/fourth edition (forget which one it was, just that they were around in the early 2000's), were a lot better than the current Daemonettes, and the ones that the 40K fandom seems to prefer in their art.
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Zyndarius Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love monstrous beauty like this. +10 for Genzoman.
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Phasmatis75 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
This picture is mind blowingly good.
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arigato30 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Student Artist
in this, he is either a female or hermaphrodite.
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hobbitshire Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013
Very good depiction of one of the beuiling guises of Slaanesh
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Skoll Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
... speechless :O
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ayayay-500 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
THIS, Is why i take interest in Noise Marines (besides disrupting Boreale's meditation with deadly dubstep cannons) and Chaos.
I really love it!
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thepoweroflogic Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have done the Lord of excess justice
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FleshSingularity Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
Puedo ser impopular pero tu interpretación tipo Mitos y Leyendas no es de mi agrado, se ve fría y petrificada, carece de lo que Slaanesh representa, lo haces ver como una criatura cualquiera. No por dibujar una mina rica con piercings va a ser El Príncipe de los Excesos. Si el personaje fuera tuyo y para una carta, el dibujo estaría perfecto, pero es Slaanesh, y no veo legiones de marines y cultistas siguiendo la mona que tú dibujaste.
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Trosh5761 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
This is great, you really put life into the Warhammer universe.
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efilipov11 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Waw at the pierced nipples...
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DaRKkrish Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
THis is fantastic and professional work, as always, but this is just a little too far from the source material, Slaneesh is supposed to show both sides as it represents all lust in a disturbing way, I don't see Slaneesh here.

Still on its own, very beautiful.
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LittleKatt Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013   General Artist
Slaanesh is supposed to be half-woman, half-man, with one breast on his left side.
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KittyKattsKorner Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Cheers Mate! This Is Mighty Magnificent! =^_^=
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kubuk13 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautifully deadly
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:icongilliganthearchivist:
Hm. Why is it that of all forms, a beautiful woman's is the most fitting for the Prince of Excess?
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DOCTORAUGE Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
WOW~
i love snake~
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Theorem-of-Khorne Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Definitely a fave. You have an excellent choice in style.
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dickiebell Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Wow!
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Flynn01 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
*walks in, sees Heresy* Ill be back with my Bolter.

Awesome job though! Super cool :D
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OmicronZippo Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
Excellent art
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ShinaRyun Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
Another excellent piece of work from the Warhammer universe. If I had the funding to commission you, I'd love to see what you would do for Tzeench.
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EmeraldKeefe Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012
Wow, this was a nice job!
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Great-5 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm, so THIS is what Slaanesh looks like. Well I've seen another picture on the Lexicanum that kinda looked like Marilyn Manson, far more masculine than this one, but it was also really low-res. I like this interpretation of he/she/it more, he/she/it looks extremely sinister and sadistic, as befits a dark demon god of lust and pleasure. Those horns look a little heavy though. Also, the snakes are a nice touch...lol, I wonder if that means Slaanesh is into vore. I hate vore, so I say burn the heretic, kill the mutant, purge the unclean!
:iconborealeplz: FOR THE EMPRAH!!!
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LegionaireB Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Well, as the description says, Slaanesh can assume any form it pleases. Still, this isn't the form he's most often described as taking, but it's a form more likely to appeal to the wider audience.
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elguayomty Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
magnifico trabajo
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nitewolf686 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Do I *want* to know where that second (the one with the head higher up than the other) is coming from? 0.o Just saying...
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kronusnec Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
Coolest Slaanesh I've seen!
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femelushka Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow
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Lizren Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
that Slaanesh... I though of her allot deferentially.
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wolfgirl-el Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
She's amazing!
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