The unicorn is a species of horse-like creature living on Azeroth, but, unlike horses, they have a horn growing out of their head. The horns and their bright white color comes from alteration from the Well of Eternity, when a herd of horses was grazing near it before the Sundering.
Appearances and mentions
- A white unicorn was the symbol of the high elves of Quel'Thalas and its image could be found on the sails of their Elven Destroyers.
- Archmagi brandish magical blades and ancient staves while mounted atop their trusty unicorn steeds.
- Unicorns can be summoned by both druids and elven rangers and unicorn celestial chargers can be summoned by druids using various Summon Nature's Ally spells.
- The item is a reference to this creature.
- Zhevra (presumed)
The basic unicorn subspecies, usually depicted as white. They can be summoned by druids and elven rangers using a spell, Summon Nature's Ally IV.
- Celestial charger unicorn
Celestial charger unicorns are a more powerful subspecies of unicorn. They can be summoned by druids using a spell, Summon Nature's Ally IX.
- Note: They are said to be stronger as they are summoned with a higher Summon Nature's Ally level than the normal unicorn.
- Hornsaw unicorn
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The Unicorn is possibly one of the oldest and most recognized mythical creatures in the world. The traditional European Unicorn looks similar to a horse, save for cloven hooves, a goat beard, and a lion-like tail. Unicorns are known for their healing powers and their solitary nature.