Drake mounts are epic flying mounts available to players in a few different ways. Both Alliance and Horde can acquire these mounts. With the release of the Warlords of Draenor expansion, players are now able to earn a bonus drake as a reward for the achievement . This involves gathering several of the drakes from this list.
Drakes as loot
The majority of drake mounts are available as loot items from various dungeons and raids.
Culling of Stratholme
The Bronze Drake is a 100% drop from in the Culling of Stratholme on heroic mode. But it only drops if you defeat the Corruptor within the 25 minute time limit. The timer begins as soon as you talk to Arthas, just inside the gates of Stratholme.
The Black Drake drops from in the 10-man version of the Obsidian Sanctum and the Twilight Drake in the 25-man version. These drakes will only drop if all three of Sartharion's Twilight Drake lieutenants are still alive when you engage him.
The Eye of Eternity
The Azure Drake can be found inside Alexstrasza's Gift after defeating inside The Eye of Eternity in the 10-man or 25-man versions. There is no difference in drop rate between 10 and 25-man versions of the instance. The Blue Drake also has a chance to drop in the 10-man version of this raid.
The Blue Drake can also be found inside the after defeating inside The Oculus. It was previously dropped in the 10-man version of The Eye of Eternity but was moved to The Oculus in 3.3.2. to encourage players to complete the instance instead of abandoning it.
- Note: The Cache will only drop if the instance was randomly selected using the Dungeon Finder, and the Drake only has about a 5% drop rate. If a Drake mount drops it will not be rolled for.
- Note: This mount can also occasionally be found on the black market.
Throne of the Four Winds
This raid contains three separate drake mount drops, all of which have extremely low drop rates (less than 1%). Experiment 12-B is a drake of the Chromatic Dragonflight which is sometimes found in the "Lesser Cache of the Aspects" after defeating . It has a chance to drop in both normal and heroic difficulties. Reins of the Blazing Drake has a chance to drop after the encounter on either heroic or normal, whereas the Life-Binder's Handmaiden has a chance to drop off Deathwing in heroic mode only.
- Albino Drake is rewarded from the achievement.
- Twilight Harbinger is rewarded from the achievement.
- Drake of the East Wind is rewarded from the achievement.
- Volcanic Stone Drake is rewarded from the achievement.
- Emerald Drake is rewarded from the achievement.
- Wyrmrest Accord
- Tol Barad
The Sandstone Drake is a mount which can be created by alchemists who have found the rare recipe through Tol'vir Archaeology. This is a unique mount among the drakes, as it transforms the player into a drake, allowing another player to ride as a passenger.
The Heart of the Aspects, a drake which is "born of the radiant energies of the Dragon Soul artifact" is available for purchase from the Blizzard store.