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"Abyssal Seahorse" redirects here. For Kelp'thar Forest NPC, see Abyssal Seahorse (Kelp'thar Forest). For Eternal Palace NPCs, see Abyssal Seahorse (Eternal Palace).
Ability mount seahorse
  • Vashj'ir Seahorse
  • Binds when picked up
  • Mount
  • Use: Teaches you how to beckon your Vashj'ir Seahorse. Can only be summoned in aquatic environments.
  • Requires Level 30
  • Requires Expert Riding

Vashj'ir Seahorse is a quest reward from N [30-35] The Abyssal Ride. She increases swimming speed by 450%, which results in speeds similar to flying mounts above land.

Icon description[]

"Summons and dismisses your Vashj'ir Seahorse. Can only be used in Vashj'ir."

Mount Journal[]

Stubborn until broken, these underwater mounts provide the swiftest means of travel around the depths of Vashj'ir.

Aquatic speeds[]

Movement type yd/sec Run % Swim %
Normal swimming  4.7222  67.46% 100%
Normal swimming with Swift Landing
Inv belt 22 [Azure Silk Belt]
Inv jewelry ring 171 [Glompmaw's Ring]
 5.4306  77.58% 115%
Spell shadow demonbreath [Unending Breath]  5.6667  80.95% 120%
Trade fishing [Hook of the Master Angler]  6.375  91.07% 135%
Inv misc gem pearl 14 [Speedbarge Diving Helm] (swimming)  7.5556 107.94% 160%
Most aquatic mounts
Ability druid travelform [Travel Form]
Inv potion 13 [Swim Speed Potion]
Inv leatherworking shimmerscaledivingsuit [Shimmerscale Diving Suit]
Inv eng unstabletemporaltimeshifter [Pocket-Sized Computation Device] via Inv misc punchcards blue [Slipstream Generator]
 9.4444 134.92% 200%
Inv elemental primal water [Sea Legs] (swimming) 10.3417 147.74% 219%
Inv misc basket 04 [Feast of the Fishes] 10.6250 151.79% 225%
Inv misc gem pearl 14 [Speedbarge Diving Helm] (running)
Inv elemental primal water [Sea Legs] (running)
11.2 160% 237%
Inv misc 2h draenorfishingpole b 01 [Underlight Angler] with Inv misc fish 93 [Underlight Blessing] 11.8055 168.7% 250%
Inv helmet 49 [Cursed Swabby Helmet] 14.1666 202.38% 300%
Inv elemental primal water [Sea Legs] on most aquatic mounts 18.8889 269.84% 400%
Ability mount seahorse [Vashj'ir Seahorse] 25.9722 371.03% 550%



Patch changes[]

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Renamed from Subdued Abyssal Seahorse.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Can now be used while standing on the sea floor in Vashj'ir.
  • Cataclysm Hotfix (2010-12-08): Players are no longer able to retain the 450% swim speed increase from the Abyssal Seahorse through devious, devious means.
  • Cataclysm Hotfix (2010-12-08): Players of the opposite faction can no longer kill the lures for the Seahorses. It's just mean and wrong. And mean.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.

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