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Ability mount rocketmount2
  • X-53 Touring Rocket
  • Item Level 60
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Binds when picked up
    (Account-wide)
  • 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.
  • Recruit-a-Friend
  • Requires level 20
  • Requires Apprentice Riding
  • Use: Teaches you how to summon this mount. This mount changes depending on your Riding skill and location.
  • "Riding a giant cylinder filled with highly explosive goblin rocket fuel all by yourself is just crazy...so bring a friend."

X-53 Touring Rocket was originally the second special mount that players could earn only through the Recruit-A-Friend program. The X-53 was available to players who claimed their RAF reward between April 27, 2010 and July 15, 2012. It replaced the [Swift Zhevra] reward, and was then replaced by the [Heart of the Nightwing].

In Patch 5.4.1, the Recruit-A-Friend program was updated to include a choice of one mount from all current and previous Recruit-A-Friend mounts, and one companion from Asian-only promotions.

  • The X-53 is one of only 3 flying mounts available in the game that allow for multiple passengers. It originally scaled to match the speed of your fastest owned mount, up to 310% flight speed.
  • The X-53 is likely based off the X-52 rocket located in Area 52, Netherstorm.
  • Using this mount players who don't have cold weather flying can get the explorer achievement with some help from a friend.
  • Summoning this mount triggers the global cooldown, unlike most other mounts.
  • As of Patch 4.0.1 the rocket can now be ridden as a ground mount in no fly zones at 100% ground speed.
  • As the Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.5 and 3.3.5a, it was the only two passengers flying mount.

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