Algarian Stormrider

Bred to fly true in the harshest conditions, this lighting-infused gryphon was trained in the thane's rookery to soar through the skies of Khaz Algar and into the depths below.

Riding Requirements:

  • This mount is available to all eligible characters on your account.
  • Level 10
  • Apprentice Riding (ground)
  • Expert Riding (flying)


  • Promotion: Collector's Edition


This mount is one of the rewards for purchasing The War Within - Heroic or Epic Edition. Visit the Blizzard Shop for more information (US / EU). It comes with four different body and saddle/harness colour options, as well as a bunch of other configurations. No additional appearance options have to be earned in game.

Dynamic Flying

This mount uses dynamic flying ('Dragonriding', when applied to drake mounts). These mounts differ from regular flying mounts in that:
  • They can currently only be used in the Dragon Isles, but this will be expanded to older zones in upcoming content.
  • Their flying mechanics are completely different to normal mounts. You'll be trained in how to use their various abilities, and advance your talent tree, as part of an introductory quest chain in the Waking Shore.
  • Your Dragonriding talent tree (see the 'Dragon Isles Summary' button on your minimap) can be advanced by collecting and spending Dragon Glyphs, which can be obtained while flying around the various zones of the Dragon Isles and Emerald Dream. You receive a ping when one is in your vicinity.
  • Most dynamic flying mounts have highly customisable appearances. You may adjust your mount's appearance at any of the Rostrums of Transformation that are found in various locations throughout the Isles. On your zone map, their locations are marked by a sort of blue-pink hexagon. When you first obtain a mount, it usually comes with a selection of appearance options, but for most you can gain more through many different sources in the Isles, including purchasing from renown vendors, quest rewards, loot drops, and inscription.

Introduced in:

Patch 10.1.7

Travel Mode:

  • Ground (+60% or +100% speed)
  • Flying (+150%, +280% or +310% speed)
Speed depends on your riding skill.
Algarian Stormrider

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