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World of Warcraft Mount Guide

Racial and Class Mounts

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There are a large number of mounts available in World of Warcraft, and more are added to the game on a regular basis. The total is currently around 200, although that includes different color variations on the same mount model. Mounts speed up travel through the world and are highly coveted possessions within Azeroth. Most of the mounts in World of Warcraft are listed here, but there are likely still some missing, or some that have been discontinued.

A single character can collect many different mounts, and flying mounts were introduced with the Burning Crusade expansion. There are numerous way to acquire a mount; they can be purchased from vendors, earned through PvP, or won as drops from certain bosses, to name a few.

Racial Mounts
The first mount most players purchase is a racial mount, which increases your speed significantly over walking. These become available at level 20 and require the Apprentice riding skill (75). Racial mounts can be purchased at a vendor near the race's capital city. If you want to purchase a mount from a race other than that of your character, you need to reach exalted reputation with that race's faction. At level 40 with Journeyman riding skill (150) characters can purchase an "epic" ground mount which increases their speed even more.

Alliance Apprentice Mounts
  • Elecks - Race: Draenei, Faction: Exodar, Riding Skill: 75
  • Horses - Race: Human, Faction: Stormwind, Riding Skill: 75
  • Mechanostriders - Race: Gnome, Faction: Gnomeregan Exiles, Riding Skill: 75
  • Saber Cats - Race: Night Elf, Faction: Darnassus, Riding Skill: 75
  • Rams - Race: Dwarf, Faction: Ironforge, Riding Skill: 75
Horde Apprentice Mounts
  • Hawkstriders - Race: Blood Elf, Faction: Silvermoon, Riding Skill: 75
  • Kodos - Race: Tauren, Faction: Thunderbluff, Riding Skill: 75
  • Raptors - Race: Troll, Faction: Darkspear Trolls, Riding Skill: 75
  • Skeletal Horses - Race: Undead, Faction: Undercity, Riding Skill: 75
  • Wolves - Race: Orc, Faction: Orgrimmar, Riding Skill: 75
Alliance Journeyman Mounts
  • Swift Elecks - Race: Draenei, Faction: Exodar, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Steed - Race: Human, Faction: Stormwind, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Mechanostriders - Race: Gnome, Faction: Gnomeregan Exiles, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Saber Cats - Race: Night Elf, Faction: Darnassus, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Rams - Race: Dwarf, Faction: Ironforge, Riding Skill: 150
Horde Journeyman Mounts
  • Swift Hawkstriders - Race: Blood Elf, Faction: Silvermoon, Riding Skill: 150
  • Great Kodos - Race: Tauren, Faction: Thunderbluff, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Raptors - Race: Troll, Faction: Darkspear Trolls, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Skeletal Horses - Race: Undead, Faction: Undercity, Riding Skill: 150
  • Swift Wolves - Race: Orc, Faction: Orgrimmar, Riding Skill: 150

Gallery of Racial Mounts

Class Mounts
Some classes in World of Warcraft can obtain a special mount by completing quests that become available at certain levels. With the release of Wrath of the Lich King, alternatives to the more complicated quests have been offered, and several have been made easier.

  • Warhorse - Class: Paladin (Alliance), Riding Skill: 75
  • Charger - Class: Paladin (Alliance), Riding Skill: 150
  • Thalassian Warhorse - Class: Paladin (Horde), Riding Skill: 75
  • Thalassian Charger - Class: Paladin (Horde), Riding Skill: 150
  • Exarch's Elekk - Class: Paladin, Race Draenei, Riding Skill: 75
  • Great Exarch's Elekk - Class: Paladin, Race Draenei, Riding Skill: 150
  • Felsteed - Class: Warlock, Riding Skill: 75
  • Dreadsteed - Class: Warlock, Riding Skill: 150
  • Deathcharger - Class: Death Knight, Riding Skill: 150
  • Winged Steed of the Ebon Blade - Class: Death Knight, Flying Mount, Riding Skill: 225

Gallery of Class Mounts

More Mounts
1. Racial and Class Mounts
2. Reputation and Quest Mounts
3. Flying Mounts
4. PvP Mounts
5. World Event and Special Mounts

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