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'''Celestial Steed''' summons a Celestial Steed, which serves both as a flying [[mount]] in Outland and Northrend, and a ground mount in Azeroth.
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'''Celestial Steed''' summons a Celestial Steed, which serves both as a flying [[mount]]. Freshly born from the [[Twisting Nether]], this supernatural [[warhorse]] takes flight with wings of pure elemental stardust.
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Unlike the mounts from the [[World of Warcraft Trading Card Game]], this mount is directly purchasable from [[Blizzard Entertainment|Blizzard]]. Released on April 15th, 2010, it is the first mount to ever be offered in this way.
   
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
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[[File:Celestial_Steed_Standing,_Stone_Background,_NE_Female.png|thumb|right]]
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[[File:Celestial_Steed_Flying,_Stone_Background,_NE_Female.png|thumb|right]]
 
This item is available from the [[Pet Store]] for $25US or &euro;20/&pound;17<ref name="storeinfo">See purchase links in [[{{PAGENAME}}#External_links|External links section]].</ref> and requires a [[Battle.net]] account to receive.<ref>[http://us.blizzard.com/support/article.xml?locale=en_US&articleId=29845 Pet Store FAQ (US)], see "Q: How do I redeem a Pet Store pet once it's been purchased from the Blizzard Store?"</ref>
 
This item is available from the [[Pet Store]] for $25US or &euro;20/&pound;17<ref name="storeinfo">See purchase links in [[{{PAGENAME}}#External_links|External links section]].</ref> and requires a [[Battle.net]] account to receive.<ref>[http://us.blizzard.com/support/article.xml?locale=en_US&articleId=29845 Pet Store FAQ (US)], see "Q: How do I redeem a Pet Store pet once it's been purchased from the Blizzard Store?"</ref>
   
It was released on 4/15/10 along with [[Lil' XT]].
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It was released on April 15, 2010, along with {{item|Lil' XT}}.
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==Mail==
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Players are mailed this mount by {{npc||Mei Francis}}:
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{{book|Celestial Steed|content=
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====<!-- Don't remove --> ====
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<Name>,
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I'm told you've been searching for a -truly- exotic mount.
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How about one that'll have you seeing stars?
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At last, your search is over. Enjoy!
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{{NPC||Mei Francis}}<br/>
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Exotic Mounts<br/>
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[[Dalaran]]
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}}
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* Available only to players on realms located in North America, Europe, and Korea.<ref name="storeinfo"/>
 
* Available only to players on realms located in North America, Europe, and Korea.<ref name="storeinfo"/>
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* Players who purchase it receive a code similar to that of the loot cards. When you enter the code in your account all characters are mailed a copy of this pet, as well as any future characters you create.<ref name="storeinfo"/>
 
* Players who purchase it receive a code similar to that of the loot cards. When you enter the code in your account all characters are mailed a copy of this pet, as well as any future characters you create.<ref name="storeinfo"/>
*Unlike other mounts that scale to your riding skill, if you own any 310% speed mount, the Celestial Steed will move at 310% speed.
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*This 310% speed doesn't extend to other characters automatically - if you have two or more characters with Artisan Riding, and only one of them has a 310% mount such as the [[Reins of the Onyxian Drake|Onyxian Drake,]] that character will be the only one with a 310$ flying Celestial Steed.
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* Unlike other mounts that scale to your riding skill, if your character owns any 310% speed mount then the Celestial Steed will also move at 310% speed. The Steed does not however give a swim speed bonus to characters that also have a {{loot|rare|Sea Turtle (mount)|Sea Turtle}}.
*Though the mount is adjusted to your riding skill and location, it only does so when you mount up. For instance, if you mount up in [[Dalaran]], you will have a non-flying mount. If you then ride into [[Krasus' Landing]] it will not automatically turn into a flying mount. To fly, you will need to dismount and mount up again.
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* As of the date of release, those using old graphics cards, or using fixedfunction will see odd graphics on the model for this mount.<ref>{{ref web|url=http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=24262370665&sid=1#1|author=Datth|title=Celestial Steed graphics error|date=2010-04-15}}</ref>
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* As of the date of release, those using old graphics cards or using [[CVar fixedFunction|fixedFunction]] will see odd graphics on the model for this mount.<ref>{{ref web|url=http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=24262370665&sid=1#1|author=Datth|title=Celestial Steed graphics error|date=2010-04-15}}</ref>
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== Speculation ==
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This mount is similar to the [[Scourge|undead]] horse [[Invincible's Reins|Invincible]], occasionally dropped off of the [[Lich King (Icecrown Citadel tactics)|Lich King]] in [[Icecrown Citadel (instance)|Icecrown Citadel]] on 25-player [[heroic difficulty]].
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The Celestial Steed bears a striking resemblance to some of the artwork and animations present in [[Ulduar]]. It is speculated by some that this mount may have originally been intended as a drop or achievement-earned mount for Ulduar, similar to the aforementioned mount from Icecrown Citadel.
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== Named ==
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*[[Twinkles]] {{Cata-inline}}
   
 
== Patch changes ==
 
== Patch changes ==
{{patch 3.3.3|note=''Undocumented'' Added.}}
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* {{Patch 4.0.1|note=No longer requires to remount to enable flying when riding out of a no-fly zone.}}
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* {{patch 3.3.3|note=Added.}}
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==Videos==
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<!--Created by The WoW NOOB channel-->[[File:Celestial Steed Mount - World of Warcraft|425px]]
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== References ==
 
== References ==
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[[es:Corcel Celestial]]
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[[ru:Небесный_скакун]]
 
[[Category:Horses]]
 
[[Category:Horses]]
[[Category:World of Warcraft fully scalable mounts]]
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[[Category:World of Warcraft mounts]]
 
[[Category:World of Warcraft epic items]]
 
[[Category:World of Warcraft epic items]]

Latest revision as of 23:42, November 9, 2016

Ability mount celestialhorse

Celestial Steed summons a Celestial Steed, which serves both as a flying mount. Freshly born from the Twisting Nether, this supernatural warhorse takes flight with wings of pure elemental stardust.

Unlike the mounts from the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game, this mount is directly purchasable from Blizzard. Released on April 15th, 2010, it is the first mount to ever be offered in this way.

SourceEdit

Celestial Steed Standing, Stone Background, NE Female
Celestial Steed Flying, Stone Background, NE Female

This item is available from the Pet Store for $25US or €20/£17[1] and requires a Battle.net account to receive.[2]

It was released on April 15, 2010, along with [Lil' XT].

MailEdit

Players are mailed this mount by Mei Francis:

Celestial Steed

<Name>,

I'm told you've been searching for a -truly- exotic mount.

How about one that'll have you seeing stars?

At last, your search is over. Enjoy!

Mei Francis
Exotic Mounts
Dalaran

Notes Edit

  • Available only to players on realms located in North America, Europe, and Korea.[1]
  • Players who purchase it receive a code similar to that of the loot cards. When you enter the code in your account all characters are mailed a copy of this pet, as well as any future characters you create.[1]
  • Unlike other mounts that scale to your riding skill, if your character owns any 310% speed mount then the Celestial Steed will also move at 310% speed. The Steed does not however give a swim speed bonus to characters that also have a [Sea Turtle].
  • As of the date of release, those using old graphics cards or using fixedFunction will see odd graphics on the model for this mount.[3]

Speculation Edit

This mount is similar to the undead horse Invincible, occasionally dropped off of the Lich King in Icecrown Citadel on 25-player heroic difficulty.

The Celestial Steed bears a striking resemblance to some of the artwork and animations present in Ulduar. It is speculated by some that this mount may have originally been intended as a drop or achievement-earned mount for Ulduar, similar to the aforementioned mount from Icecrown Citadel.

Named Edit

Patch changes Edit

  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): No longer requires to remount to enable flying when riding out of a no-fly zone.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): Added.

VideosEdit

Celestial Steed Mount - World of Warcraft

Celestial Steed Mount - World of Warcraft


References Edit

  1. ^ a b c See purchase links in External links section.
  2. ^ Pet Store FAQ (US), see "Q: How do I redeem a Pet Store pet once it's been purchased from the Blizzard Store?"
  3. ^ Datth 2010-04-15. Celestial Steed graphics error.

See also Edit

External links Edit

Purchase
Item


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