Removed mounts are mounts that are no longer obtainable, but players who had them got to keep them.
Original epic mounts
These used the old epic mount graphics and as of Patch 1.4 are no longer obtainable. They can be exchanged for the newer variety if desired, but the players who own them prefer to keep their old mounts due to the fact of their uniqueness and non-availability. Having any of these mounts awards the Feat of Strength .
Removed achievement mounts
These mounts used to be rewarded from achievements:
- Achieving awarded the Crusader's White Warhorse to the Alliance, and Crusader's Black Warhorse to the Horde.
- Removed in Patch 4.0.3a
Removed mounts found as loot
These mounts used to be found as loot:
- The Amani War Bear was a reward from Ashli's Bag for completing the timed event in Zul'Aman.
- Removed in Patch 3.0.2.
- A Swift Alliance Steed (Alliance) or Swift Horde Wolf (Horde) dropped from the Argent Crusade Tribute Chest in the Trial of the Grand Crusader if the conditions were met for .
- Removed in Patch 4.0.1.
Other removed mounts
- The was a reward from the BlizzCon 2008 welcome package (or from getting the DirectTV subscription in the USA).
- There was also a War of the Shifting Sands if you had completed (available only if you were the first one to open the gates of Ahn'Qiraj or within the next 10 hours of the gate being opened), it was removed in 3.2.0 when the gates became permanently open for all realms. To date, it is the only legendary mount added to the game to have been available to players. , which could only be obtained during the
- During Brewfest 2007, an could be purchased from Belbi Quikswitch in Dun Morogh or Blix Fixwidget in Durotar for 600 , which allowed players to buy a .
Raid achievement mounts
For these mounts players needed to defeat the final raid boss in an expansion in Heroic or Mythic difficulty prior to the release of the next expansion.
These are mounts that have never been obtainable in the first place, only Game Masters can access/give them.
- The Fluorescent Green Mechanostrider was issued by a GM to a player on the EU servers by mistake, when the player had accidentally deleted his mount.
The following mounts were removed but are obtainable once again with the Black Market Auction House.