With the launch of Dragonflight, World of Warcraft now has over 1,000 mounts to gather, journey, and flaunt to everybody in your faction’s capital metropolis. Whereas some mounts are normal to the purpose the place it might be rarer for a participant not to have one, there are some within the sport which can be solely owned by the elite few. This might be because of the quantity of dedication/ability wanted to acquire, limited availability, or a mix of each. Simply what are the rarest mounts in World of Warcraft?
The Rarest Mounts in Retail World of Warcraft
Under is an inventory of the prime ten rarest mounts in World of Warcraft. As a result of nature of sure mounts, some have been grouped collectively to forestall the listing from being inequitable, resembling mounts tied to the identical achievements or titles. The extent of rarity is set by what number of gamers actively personal a particular mount, and relies on figures offered by Data for Azeroth.
#10 — Corrupted Hippogryph
Within the now-discontinued World of Warcraft Buying and selling Card Sport, sure playing cards present in booster packs got here with codes that might be redeemed in-game for unique rewards. The Corrupted Hippogryph was included in a uncommon card of the identical identify from the Crown of the Heavens growth. The cardboard, with an unredeemed code, sells for round $800 USD. Nonetheless, like most different TCG mounts, the Corrupted Hippogryph can nonetheless be purchased and bought on the public sale home.
#9 — Black Proto-Drake
Glory of the Raider achievements require the participant to finish a group of distinctive achievements tied to a raid, rewarding a mount upon completion. Most Glory achievements keep completely out there and subsequently grow to be simpler as the extent cap raises with every growth. The exception to this, nonetheless, is the Heroic: Glory of the Raider achievement, which is the primary of its sort and was eliminated on the launch of the following WoTLK raid, Ulduar. Gamers that managed to earn this tough achievement within the few months it was out there have been awarded the esteemed Black Proto-Drake. Whereas quite a lot of Wrath of the Lich King achievements awarded completely different coloured Proto-Drakes, flying on the again of a black one was a real signal of dedication to hardcore raiding.
#8 — Prestigious Bloodforged Courser
The Prestigious Bloodforged Courser is awarded to gamers that earn Honor Stage 500 as a Horde participant; a feat that takes a number of years of grinding Participant vs Participant content material. As a result of sheer period of time and grinding required for this mount, in addition to the mount’s mannequin not being notably distinct, the Prestigious Bloodforged Courser is at present the rarest mount within the sport that’s nonetheless earnable.
#7 — X-51 Nether-Rocket
The X-51 Nether-Rocket card from the Servants of the Betrayer growth had an approximate rarity of 1/363 and included a code for 2 mounts; the X-51 Nether-Rocket itself and its Epic counterpart, X-51 Nether-Rocket EXTREME. The cardboard itself is never bought on-line, nonetheless, the code itself sells for round $300-350 USD. As a result of X-51 Nether-Rocket EXTREME being out there within the Black Market Container loot pool, the X-51 Nether-Rocket stays a lot rarer than its Epic model.
#6 — White Driving Camel
One other World of Warcraft Buying and selling Card Sport mount, the White Driving Camel is at present the second rarest TCG mount. It was out there through the White Camel card from the Tomb of the Forgotten growth and now sells for a median of $500 USD. Like most different TCG mounts, the White Driving Camel may be purchased and bought on the Public sale Home for a hefty sum of gold.
#5 — Swift Shorestrider
Whereas not the rarest card from the World of Warcraft Buying and selling Card Sport, The Swift Shorestrider stays the rarest TCG mount, probably because of its fundamental look and non-unique mannequin. The Wasteland Tallstrider card from the Throne of Tides growth sells for round $530 USD; a surprisingly low quantity given its rarity. Together with different strider mounts, the mannequin for the Swift Shorestrider acquired a high-definition replace in 2018 with Patch 8.1. Since this mount can nonetheless be traded and bought in-game, the Swift Shorestrider can also be the rarest mount that’s nonetheless at present out there.
#4 — Crusader’s Black/White Warhorse
The Crusader’s Black/White Warhorse — Black for Horde, White for Alliance — was awarded to gamers that earned the A Tribute to Immortality Achievement previous to the discharge of the Cataclysm growth. This required the participant to clear the Trial of the Grand Crusader raid in Heroic 25-man mode with out a single participant dying as soon as.
If any member of your raid get together died a single time, no gamers would be capable to earn the achievement throughout that try of the raid. This, mixed with this achievement requiring the best doable issue, made incomes the Black or White Warhorse a near-impossible process. Whereas it turned barely simpler after the discharge of Ice Crown Citadel because of higher gear being out there, many Guilds had already moved on from their makes an attempt and didn’t imagine it was worthwhile finishing.
#3 — Black Qiraji Battle/Struggle Tank
Previous to Ahn’Qiraj‘s release in vanilla World of Warcraft, one player on each Realm needed to craft the Scepter of the Shifting Sands — an incredibly difficult task only completed by the top guilds on the server — to bang the gong and open the raid for all other players on the server. The player that struck the gong, as well as any other player within 10 hours, received the Scarab Lord title and Black Qiraji Battle Tank, World of Warcraft’s solely Legendary mount.
As a result of measly time restrict and the sheer issue of incomes the Scarab Lord title, the Black Qiraji Battle Tank stays one of many rarest mounts in World of Warcraft, and an extremely uncommon web site to see. In 2018, gamers with the Scarab Lord title got one other mount, the Black Qiraji Struggle Tank, which was a high-definition remake of the unique. This one stays barely rarer, because of the Scarab Lords who now not performed the sport over 13 years later.
#2 — Gladiator Mounts
Each PvP season in World of Warcraft awards gamers that attain the Gladiator title with an unique mount. To succeed in Gladiator, the participant’s Area group must be within the prime 0.5% of the Area Ladder on the finish of the season, with at the least 50 video games received — an extremely troublesome process.
The Malevolent Gladiator’s Cloud Serpent, awarded in Season 12, is at present tracked as being the rarest, with solely 0.0193% of tracked accounts proudly owning one. Each growth has a particular creature chosen for Gladiator mounts, with an adjective prefixing the title that corresponded to the season it was earned in.
- The Burning Campaign (Seasons 1 – 4) had Swift, Cruel, Vengeful, and Brutal Nether Drake.
- Wrath of the Lich King (Seasons 5 – 8) had Lethal, Livid, Relentless, and Wrathful Gladiator’s Frost Wyrm.
- Cataclysm (Seasons 9 – 11) had Vicious, Ruthless, and Cataclysmic Gladiator’s Twilight Drake.
- Mists of Pandaria (Seasons 12 – 15) had Malevolent, Tyrannical, Grievous, and Prideful Gladiator’s Cloud Serpent.
- Warlords of Draenor (Warlords Seasons 1 – 3) had Primal, Wild, and Warmongering Gladiator’s Fellblood Gronnling.
- Legion (Legion Seasons 1 – 7) had Vindictive, Fearless, Merciless, Ferocious, Fierce, Dominant, and Demonic Gladiator’s Storm Dragon.
- Battle for Azeroth (BfA Seasons 1 – 4) had Dread, Sinister, Infamous, and Corrupted Gladiator’s Proto-Drake.
- Shadowlands (Shadowlands Seasons 1 – 4) had Sinful, Unchained, Cosmic, and Everlasting Gladiator’s Soul Eater.
#1 — Black Ram (and Different Previous College Trip Mounts)
The rarest mount in World of Warcraft is the Black Ram, which is at present owned by round 0.0043% of accounts. When World of Warcraft was first launched, it was very unusual for a participant to personal an epic mount because of the sheer amount of gold wanted to buy each the mount and the coaching wanted to journey it. Whereas Epic mounts have been the quickest out there mounts on the time, their fashions have been easy recolors of normal racial mounts.
In Patch 1.4, 5 months after the discharge of the sport, Blizzard changed the Epic mounts with fancier variations for each race aside from Undead, and supplied a free swap for gamers that owned the originals. Gamers who refused the swap now personal the rarest mounts within the sport. Since October 14, 2008, gamers that personal any of the unique epic mounts are awarded the Previous College Trip Feat of Power.
The total listing of Previous College Trip epic mounts consists of:
- Black Ram (Dwarf)
- Frost Ram (Dwarf)
- Icy Blue Mechanostrider Mod A (Gnome)
- White Mechanostrider Mod B (Gnome)
- Palomino (Human)
- White Stallion (Human)
- Historic Frostsaber (Night time Elf)
- Nightsaber (Night time Elf)
- Arctic Wolf (Orc)
- Crimson Wolf (Orc)
- Inexperienced Kodo (Tauren)
- Teal Kodo (Tauren)
- Ivory Raptor (Troll)
- Mottled Crimson Raptor (Troll)
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– This text was up to date on November twenty sixth, 2022