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Six Allied Races will be added to the game in Battle for Azeroth and in this preview, we're looking at their racial mounts.

Highmountain Tauren

Moose will be riding moose.

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Lightforged Draenei

The mount bears a resemblance to the Army of the Light reputation paragon mounts Avenging FelcrusherAvenging FelcrusherBlessed FelcrusherBlessed Felcrusher & Glorious FelcrusherGlorious Felcrusher.

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Nightborne

The mount is similar to Arcanist's ManasaberArcanist's Manasaber.

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Void Elves

That's one cool void chicken!

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Which mount is your favorite?

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I really like the Void Elf Strider, the Moose and Crusher are too similar to existing mounts. Whereas the Mana Saber is actually nice although it resembles the Arcanist's mount. I like that there is no backrest on that one. I would really love to have one of those Brontosaurs (you could see them in the Zandalar Video) as the next step in the evolution of the Grand Expidition Yak :-)

Otherwise I have to say that I really dislike the Nightbornes' heritage armour. They could have done something great like the disguise you get in Court of Stars. But we get that feathery leather robe excuse....

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24 minutes ago, Caeren said:

I really like the Void Elf Strider, the Moose and Crusher are too similar to existing mounts. Whereas the Mana Saber is actually nice although it resembles the Arcanist's mount. I like that there is no backrest on that one. I would really love to have one of those Brontosaurs (you could see them in the Zandalar Video) as the next step in the evolution of the Grand Expidition Yak :-)

Otherwise I have to say that I really dislike the Nightbornes' heritage armour. They could have done something great like the disguise you get in Court of Stars. But we get that feathery leather robe excuse....

At least we get to play them. Looking forward to playing Nightborne and Zandalari the most by far.

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21 minutes ago, Maxkitty said:

At least we get to play them. Looking forward to playing Nightborne and Zandalari the most by far.

I absolutely love the idea of allied races and the gazillion possibilities for future races that could become playable. And I will definitely reroll my Arcane Mage alt as a Nightborne, that is way too fitting. I was just way too exited about those floaty, glowy shoulder bits and the general skimpiness of the male Nightborne armour stuff. Which is the sole reason for my slight disappointment ;-)

I will most likely become one of those double agents though... I want to play everything on both sides... :-)

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2 minutes ago, Caeren said:

I absolutely love the idea of allied races and the gazillion possibilities for future races that could become playable. An I will definitely reroll my Arcane Mage alt as a Nightborne, that is way too fitting. I was just way too exited about those floaty, glowy shoulder bits and the general skimpiness of the male Nightborne armour stuff. Which is the sole reason for my slight disappointment ;-)

I will most likely become one of those double agents though... I want to play everything on both sides... :-)

Haha, I see what you mean, I sure hope they will add that as a model option. 

Arcane mage is without a doubt the most notable spec for a nightborne, I agree with you there!

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8 hours ago, Valhalen said:

What about the Dark Iron Dwarf Mount?

It's not in the game files yet.

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Just now, Stan said:

It's not in the game files yet.

I guess it is going to be some kind of ram though, and probably a raptor for the Zandalari.

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Everyone wants to be a nightborne but can you truly be a night borne if you aren't constantly yelling, "An Illusion? What are you hiding?"

 

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16 minutes ago, Xaethron said:

Everyone wants to be a nightborne but can you truly be a night borne if you aren't constantly yelling, "An Illusion? What are you hiding?"

 

That is what macros are for ;-)

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On 1/12/2017 at 11:32 PM, Caeren said:

I will definitely reroll my Arcane Mage alt as a Nightborne

And what about rerolling a shaman/druid/hunter as Highmountain Tauren? 

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20 minutes ago, Sesyl91 said:

And what about rerolling a shaman/druid/hunter as Highmountain Tauren? 

I do not like to play as a Tauren... So no Reroll there :-)

 

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