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

Mount Journal
They love lions in Stormwind, and the gryphon is half lion. Of course they might not like which half. - Gryphon Master Talonaxe

These mounts require 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

Mount Journal
The Horde had dragons, we had the gryphons. We won that war. - Ilsa Blusterbrew

These mounts cost 100g each, and are available from the same vendors as the Expert mounts above. Again, faction reputation discounts apply.

Other vendor mounts


Blizzard Store

The [Alabaster Stormtalon] is the Alliance mount from the Collector's Edition of Warcraft's 15th Anniversary. The mount, along with Alabaster Thunderwing, will be available on the Blizzard Shop in a Mount Bundle, separate from the Collector's Edition.


The  [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

Loaned Gryphon item icon

The  [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 [Cold Weather Flying], and it can only be used in Sholazar Basin, Storm Peaks, and Icecrown.