The subject of this article could only be obtained prior to
The in-game information in this article is kept purely for historical purposes.
Heart of the Nightwing Binds when picked up Unique Mount Use: Teaches you how to transform into an Obsidian Nightwing, allowing you to carry an ally on your back. This is a flying mount. Requires Level 20 Requires Apprentice Riding
The Obsidian Nightwing with a passenger
Heart of the Nightwing was originally the third special mount that players can earn only through the Recruit-A-Friend program. It first became available to players claiming their RAF reward after July 16, 2012. Obtaining this mount grants the Feat of Strength achievement .
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patch 5.4.1, the Recruit-A-Friend program was updated to include a choice of one mount from all current and previous Recruit-A-Friend mounts, or one companion from event-only promotions.
When you can't run, you crawl, and when you can't crawl you find someone to carry you.
The mount is mailed in-game to the character you select from
Master Handler Sylvester. With the item is a unique letter written up as a shipping manifest:
Heart of the Nightwing
Grasped tightly and clutched to one's breast, this enchanted heart of volcanic glass can transform the bearer into an Obsidian Nightwing.
Patches and hotfixes
No longer obtainable with the new Patch 8.2.5 (2019-09-24): Recruit-A-Friend system.
" Hotfix (2016-08-01): Fixed a bug that was preventing Demon Hunters from using Heart of the Nightwing and the Obsidian Nightwing mount."
" Hotfix (2012-07-16): Behold! The Recruit-A-Friend program has unleashed an all new reward mount—the swift and sleek Obsidian Nightwing." Added. Patch 4.3.4 (2012-04-17):