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For lore, see gryphon.

Gryphon mounts are the flying mounts for Alliance players. They come in a variety of colors and can also be used for land travel. Until Wrath of the Lich King, these mounts were Alliance only.

Expert mounts[]

Ability mount ebongryphon [Ebon Gryphon], Ability mount snowygryphon [Snowy Gryphon], and Ability mount goldengryphon [Golden Gryphon] requires expert flying (costs 250g to train) and cost 50g each. Faction reputation discounts apply to reduce the price. A player may purchase these mounts from:

Artisan mounts[]

Ability mount gryphon 01 [Swift Blue Gryphon], Ability mount gryphon 01 [Swift Green Gryphon], Ability mount gryphon 01 [Swift Red Gryphon], and Ability mount gryphon 01 [Swift Purple Gryphon] cost 100g each, and are available from the same vendors as the Expert mounts above. Again, faction reputation discounts apply.




The Inv encrypted21 [Alabaster Stormtalon] is the Alliance mount from the Collector's Edition of Warcraft's 15th Anniversary or from the Shop, along with the Inv encrypted22 [Alabaster Thunderwing].


The Ability mount spectralgryphon [Spectral Gryphon] mount is the Alliance-side reward for when an inactive player accepted your Scroll of Resurrection and subscribed to World of Warcraft for at least 30 days. This reward became first available on March 6, 2012.

Loaned Gryphon[]

The Ability mount goldengryphon [Loaned Gryphon Reins] is a special flying mount purchased for free from "Honest" Max outside of K3 in Storm Peaks. It is available to players who are level 77 or higher and have not purchased Spell frost arcticwinds [Cold Weather Flying], and it can only be used in Sholazar Basin, Storm Peaks, and Icecrown.