Critical Role’s Matthew Mercer Gets His Own Thumbnail


WizKids recently announced that they will be producing an action figure based on critical roleis Matthew Mercer. Earlier this month, WizKids announced a new slate of tabletop miniature products based on the world and characters of critical rolepopular Dungeons & Dragons Web series. One of the four new boxed products is a “Characters of Tal’Dorei” box containing ten mini others that represent various archetypes found on the continent of Tal’Dorei. In fact, only nine of the miniatures are Tal’Dorei characters, as the tenth is a miniature representation of critical roleby Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer. Mercer’s miniature has him in long robes with a mischievous smile on his face and appears to be a loose representation of how he is portrayed in the critical role title sequence.

Mercer is the creator of Exandria, the world that critical role plays and brought to life the countless NPCs that populate it. While many Mercer creations have appeared as miniatures, this is the first time Mercer himself has gotten a miniature. Note that Mercer himself is already part of Dungeons & Dragons canon, having been drawn in a panoramic image of the Yawning Portal Inn (and identified as such by name). countless adventurers. You can check out a render of the thumbnail below:

(Photo: WizKids)

Other figures included in the “Characters of Tal’Dorei” box are a Rivermaw Brawler, Rivermaw Stormborn, Kraghammer Barbarian, Kraghammer Goat-Knight, Goat-Knight Steed, Kuul’tevir Rogue, Kuul’tevir Fighter , and a Verdant Guard Ranger. All these characters will probably be developed with the release of the Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn book, which will be published early next year by critical roleThe game publishing arm of Darrington Press. Two bonuses critical role miniatures, featuring Dieter the Dragon Turtle and an Ember Roc, were also recently announced for a November release by WizKids.

The “Characters of Tal’Dorei” box will be released in November 2021. The box will have a retail price of $59.99.


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