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Shu-Zen, the Divine Sentinel Mount Now Available

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Shu-Zen, the Divine Sentinel is a new dog mount available for purchase in the in-game and Blizzard Shop for 25 EUR or $25.

Update: Blizzard is going to increase the size of the mount by roughly 30% in a future hotfix that should be deployed to live realms soon.

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I actually submitted this feedback per some early comments on Reddit this morning and we agree, this doggo is too smol.

His floof is being increased by approximately 30%.

This should be going live soonish.

The mount was first available on Chinese realms as part of the ongoing Year of the Dog promotion, where players get it for purchasing 6 months of game time until February 25. Now it's available worldwide.

Click here to purchase the mount. Remember, there's also an option to gift it!

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As the Golden Lotus worked tirelessly to repair the Vale of Eternal blossoms, a single statue came to life and wordlessly defended them from the Sha that assaulted them. Believed by some to be a sign of good fortune and others to be a gift from the Light, Shu-Zen provides faithful companionship to any that would defend Azeroth from the maddening whispers of the Old Gods.

Fiercely protective and loyal, Shu-Zen, the Divine Sentinel mount is now available in the in-game Shop and Blizzard Shop!

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So Chinese Realms get a cool mount for paying for 6 months and we have to pay 25$ to grab it... I'm already paying a never ending subscription whats adding 6 months? 

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I think I have every mount from the shop, gathered over the years, but this one does nothing for me. I'm not sure why. Possibly because it looks less a mount for a mercenary and more like a toy for a small child. (which never stopped me before, Celestial Steed anyone?)

Maybe they have made it available as the easier option rather than telling US and EU that we can't have it.

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1 hour ago, Hellzalive said:

So Chinese Realms get a cool mount for paying for 6 months and we have to pay 25$ to grab it... I'm already paying a never ending subscription whats adding 6 months? 

Is it really that cool. Out of all the neat mounts such as Fey Dragon, Celestial Steed, Armored Bloodwing, Iron Skyreaver etc. this one just seems a bit odd.

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It's sort of adorable but obviously added solely for the sake of it being the Year of the Dog and being a promotion aimed at a specific demographic, but what the hey, we've had giant flying glitter kitties and twisted Eldritch abominations thrown at us this expansion, a break in the monotony is welcomed.

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3 hours ago, Hellzalive said:

So Chinese Realms get a cool mount for paying for 6 months and we have to pay 25$ to grab it... I'm already paying a never ending subscription whats adding 6 months? 

6 months costs more than 25 dollars

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8 hours ago, Sawzorthn said:

6 months costs more than 25 dollars

Yes but if you want it, outside of China, you have to pay for the mount AND the subscription.

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10 hours ago, Sawzorthn said:

6 months costs more than 25 dollars

BUT we have to pay for the six months and on top 25 EUR (30.78 USD) for the mount which makes us Europeans the absolute losers in this as our mount price is even higher then that in the US.

Nonetheless, this guy is kinda cute but boring so which makes my decision to buy even more difficult. :-)

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oh good another stupid cash shop mount that costs a ton of money.........

*see's that its a giant fluffy pupper*

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Looks really cute, but once again we see Blizzard recycling the Gryphon rigging. It fits the character, but...

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4 hours ago, Valhalen said:

Looks really cute, but once again we see Blizzard recycling the Gryphon rigging. It fits the character, but...

Glad I'm not the only one who noticed.

All in all, this seems like a pretty blatant cash grab. I haven't played WoW in years, but back in my days, I farmed/earned my mounts.

This also makes me wish the Chinese calendar had a year of the Tapeworm to see if Blizzard would go ahead and make something out of that.

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On 13/2/2018 at 6:45 PM, Oxygen said:

Glad I'm not the only one who noticed.

All in all, this seems like a pretty blatant cash grab. I haven't played WoW in years, but back in my days, I farmed/earned my mounts.

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This. I'm fine with adding it in the cashhop, but it should be obtainable ingame .. Adding something in the cash shop ONLY, for a game that has a monthly sub is .. Kind of just gross.

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1 hour ago, Weltenfeind said:

This. I'm fine with adding it in the cashhop, but it should be obtainable ingame .. Adding something in the cash shop ONLY, for a game that has a monthly sub is .. Kind of just gross.

So a gym charging you for some new sweatband / drinking bottle whatever despite you already paying a monthly membership fee is gross?

You do not need that mount, there are hundreds of mounts obtainable ingame, why is it always so damn bad and unbelievable that a business actually acts like one and tries to make money by selling you something?

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