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Wyvern mounts (also known as "Wind Riders") are the standard flying mount form of the wyvern for the Horde. They come in a variety of colors, and run on all fours like a cat for land travel.

Expert Mounts[]

A player may purchase these mounts from:

These mounts require Expert flying (costs 250g to train) and have a 60% land speed and 150% air speed increase, cost 50g each. Faction reputation discounts applying to reduce the price.There is also a Wyvern Holder in Orgrimmar.

Artisan (fast) Mounts[]

These mounts give you a 280% increase in the air and a 100% speed increase on the ground.

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[]


The Inv misc elitewyvern [Grand Wyvern] is a reward from completing H [15-35] Breath of Darkest Shadow, the final part in the Dominance Offensive questline.


The Inv encrypted22 [Alabaster Thunderwing] is the Horde mount from the Collector's Edition of Warcraft's 15th Anniversary. The mount, along with Alabaster Stormtalon, will be available on the Blizzard Shop in a Mount Bundle, separate from the Collector's Edition.


The Ability mount spectralwyvern [Spectral Wind Rider] mount is the Horde-side reward for when an inactive player accepts your Scroll of Resurrection and subscribes to World of Warcraft for at least 30 days. This reward became first available on March 6, 2012.

Loaned Wind Rider[]

The Ability mount tawnywindrider [Loaned Wind Rider Reins] is a special vehicle flying mount purchased from "Honest" Max outside of K3 in Storm Peaks for free, so long as you are level 77 and have not purchased Spell frost arcticwinds [Cold Weather Flying]. It can only be used in Sholazar Basin, Storm Peaks, and Icecrown.