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OK so Im pretty solid on the Background of most Eldar Dark, Craft, Exodite and Harlie.
But I know very little about the Pirates. Are they like the original Eldar from Rogue Trader or have they changed since then? Anybody got any info/ links. Even non-canon fan stuff would be good.
without digging out my old books from...lord knows where they are, i think that the original eldar were pirates
I've gotta run so I can't find you the link but I believe the GW UK eldar site has a "history of the eldar" article.
We did origionally start off as pirates, and as time went on we evolved into DE and craftworld both seeming to get some of the pirate stuff.
Interestingly enough if you have a pirate kick in BFG there are still eldar "pirates" who are craftworld eldar that have broken off with the main craftworld to some degree and now they go raiding.
So you could have good reason to have a craftworld eldar army with a pirate theme. Though I don't know what units our pirate princes have access to. I think their short on wraith units as they can't field ghost ships. Maybe lots of guardians, rangers and vehicles.
We'll probably get some more info in the next codex. One of the special characters is meant to be a pirate prince from Iyanden. I dont remember, was there anything in the 2nd ed codex?