Nöht'ò Nôdi "Sharp Wolf"
Action Fleet custom figure (1/63)
This was done as a favor for a friend of mine who is a member of the Tłı̨chǫ or Dogrib Tribe (a first nations people of Canada). The name Nöht'ò Nôdi translates to “sharp wolf”.
I started with the Lak Sivrak figure. I added a custom bow made from random parts, and I used stretched clear sprue for the arrow. I mounted the figure on part of a rock mold.
I painted him and the rock in Vallejo acrylics. I used several thinned layers of acrylics to create the rock look. I then sanded down some balsa wood and used the shavings (mixed with green paint) to make the moss.
I finished it off using the Game Color purple ink for the arrow.
Nöht'ò Nôdi was a Shistavanen hunter who gained notoriety during the Clone Wars and Empire era. Nöht'ò left home at an early age by stowing aboard a weapons transport bound for Coruscant. En route, Nöht'ò spent his time building his own blaster rifle in the shape of a bow, his tribe’s preferred weapon. When the ship docked, Nöht'ò surprised the three pilots by ensnaring them in a handcrafted net. Nöht'ò was about to be arrested by Coruscant guards when they noticed the bow-
Nöht'ò spoke only a few words of basic, and spent several years on Coruscant working with the Senate guards. His keen senses made him invaluable to officials who had weekly run-
During those years, Nöht'ò reworked his blaster into a customized energy bow. The bow featured large spherical conductors near the tip that created an elongated charge of energy in the shape of an arrow. Instead of a pull-
Nöht'ò would later find work as very peculiar bounty hunter, one that specialized in hunting assassins or slave-