- Ashes of Al'ar
- Binds when picked up
- Use: Teaches you how to summon this mount. This is a flying mount.
- Requires Level 70
- Requires Artisan Riding
The Ashes of Al'ar grant their wielder the ability to summon an epic phoenix mount. The item has a very low drop chance.
The Ashes drop from Kael'thas Sunstrider in the Eye.
It can also be found listed on the Black Market Auction House by Mei Francis, for the starting bid of 20,000.
Al'ar was the beloved pet of Kael'thas Sunstrider, who often boasted that death would never claim it. Perhaps he was right.
- Ezra Chatterton was the first person to obtain this mount, which was given to him by Tigole during Ezra's Make-A-Wish visit in Blizzard HQ on May 29, 2007.
- On May 31, 2007, the guild Method on Sylvanas-EU saw the first world drop of this item when they successfully brought down Kael'thas, making it the second Phoenix mount in game, next to Ezra's.
- Players who obtain and learn this mount are granted the achievement [Ashes of Al'ar].
- Ashes of Al'ar is generally considered one of the rarest and most coveted mounts in World of Warcraft.
- Until the release of World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, this was the only 310% flying mount available without participating in PvP.