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  • Heart of the Nightwing
  • Item Level 60
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Binds when picked up
  • Unique
  • Mount
    "Mount" is not in the list of possible values (Cloth armor, Leather armor, Mail armor, Plate armor, Axe, Dagger, Fishing pole, Fist weapon, Mace, Miscellaneous, Polearm, Staff, Sword, Bag, Enchanting bag, Engineering bag, Gem bag, Herb bag, Leatherworking bag, Mining bag, Soul bag, Arrow, Bow, Bullet, Crossbow, Gun, Idol, Libram (relic), Shield, Sigil, Thrown, Totem (relic), Wand) for this property.
  • Requires level 20
  • Requires Apprentice Riding (75)
  • Use: Teaches you how to transform into an Obsidian Nightwing, allowing you to carry an ally on your back. This is a flying mount. As with the X-53 Touring Rocket, it can carry a passenger.

Introduced on July 16th, 2012 as the new Recruit-A-Friend program reward. Summons an Obsidian Nightwing mount that looks like dark stone cat with wings, glowing eyes, and an armored helmet.



  • This is a mount in the same sense as the [Sandstone Drake]. You transform into it and then someone is able to ride you.




  • As of Patch 5.0.4 with the release of Account Wide Mounts, Recruit-A-Friend mounts ARE Account bound[2] despite an earlier blue post[3] stating that they would not be.

Patch changes


  1. ^ Ashelia 2012-04-26. New Recruit-A-Friend Mount Coming. Wowhead News.
  2. ^ Recruit A Friend Rewards FAQ. Support (2012-09-30). “Once learned, the mount will be available to all characters on your account via the in-game Mount Journal.”
  3. ^ Blizz Vrakthris 2012-07-16. #3 - Is the new RAF mount Account Wide?. Official Support > Customer Support forum (US)No, the rewards from the Recruit a Friend promotion are specific to the character that receives it. We have received word that the current plan is that these mounts will remain specific to a character and not be made account wide.

External links

Summoning spell

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