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Here's a macro that will put you on your Dragonriding mount when you're in the new zones. Otherwise, it will summon a random favorite mount.

Update: It turns out the macro is redundant and you can simply drag and drop the "Favorite Mount" button on your action bar.

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The macro was created by Reddit user arthur828, who upon request, created separate macros for all 4 Dragonriding mounts.

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So we're just going to completely ignore the fact that if you add it to favorites, and you're in a Dragon Isles zone when you use Summon Random Favorite Mount, it will ALWAYS choose a dragonriding mount?

Edit: Didn't see @Stan's edit.

Edited by SidonisAntares

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Having to account for all the zones is tedious and wasteful.  Instead, run a script to check if the spell to cast the Renewed Proto-Drake is usable with 

/run if IsUsableSpell(368896) then C_MountJournal.SummonByID(1563) end

Summon your dragonriding mount of choice in the SummonByID() portion by changing it to one of the ones listed above.

My main mount macro right now is (182/255 Characters Used):

#showtooltip
/run if IsMounted() then Dismount() end
/run if IsUsableSpell(368896) then C_MountJournal.SummonByID(1563) end
/cast [flyable] Vulpine Familiar; Grand Expedition Yak

For my characters, if I'm not mounted in the Dragon Isles, it will summon my dragonriding mount.  If I'm on the dragonriding mount it will summon my Yak.  I'm not sure why the /cancelform isn't just acting like a dismount for the dragonriding mount, but it means that I can summon my Yak to fix my attire without having to run a modifier.

I tried running a nested IF statement to test if I was mounted, so it would just run the dismount action (Dismount()) but it doesn't seem to want to treat a dragonriding mount as a normal mount, and I don't know how to test for it as a form for the /cancelform, which doesn't seem to want to work all the time.  I even tried a single line to test IsMounted() and Dismount(), but that didn't fix the alternating mount calling.  So, it's press it once for the dragonriding mount and a second time for the ground mount.  In non Dragon Isles zones it'll call the flying mount as expected and the ground mount as expected, depending on whether or not the zone IsFlyableArea()

[edit: replaced the /dismount [mounted] and /cancelform calls because they don't work reliably on my character on the dragonriding mount.  The run script to test if mounted works 100% of the time to dismount me from the dragonriding mount...  though it'll still call the land mount if hit a second time when in a macro.  Logically the dismount command should work inside and outside of the macro, but doesn't (might be a character bug).]

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I discovered that you can use booleans inside the IF statements, so my mount macro is working now. 205/255 Characters Used

#showtooltip 
/run if (IsUsableSpell(368896)) and (not IsMounted()) then C_MountJournal.SummonByID(1563) end
/cast [nomounted, flyable] Vulpine Familiar; [nomounted] Grand Expedition Yak
/dismount [mounted]

 

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