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Illidan, Kerrigan, and Sonya on wolf mounts.

Mounts are a gameplay mechanic which enables heroes to move quickly through the battleground. Players choose their hero's mount before entering the game, and can assign different mounts to different heroes. There are different types of mounts in the game, with the Horse and Battle Beast mounts being free mounts which are available to players from the start, and other mounts being available either by purchase from the store or by promotional means. Different mounts, however, do not provide any mechanical change and are purely cosmetic.

A few non-humanoid heroes cannot use standard mounts and are restricted to hovering mounts, including Alarak, Azmodan, Zagara, Fenix, and Anub'arak.

Ragnaros, Kel'thuzad and Mephisto are limited to use their one hero specific mount that functions the same as a regular mount.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

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Heroes mount by pressing the Z key causing them to channel in place for .75 seconds, causing them to begin riding their mount. While mounted, heroes receive a 30% boost to their movement speed which allows them to cross the battleground or get to objectives quickly, however, taking damage, attacking, or using an ability will dismount immediately preventing the use of mounts in combat. Many active traits, such as Azmodan's Demon Lieutenant or Gazlowe's Salvager, are exceptions to this rule and do not dismount the hero on use.

Special Mounts[edit | edit source]

Some heroes have their mount button function changed. They cannot use any standard mounts (except D.Va, who uses a regular mount while in Pilot Mode).

  • Abathur's "Deep Tunnel" lets him tunnel to any visible location.
  • Brightwing's "Phase Shift" lets her channel to teleport to any allied hero, healing them on arrival.
  • D.Va's "Mechanized Walker" passively reduces her movement speed but lets her attack while moving.
  • Deathwing's "Dragonflight" lets him leave the map and recover lost health and Armor Plates, and can be reactivated to land in any visible location.
  • Dehaka's "Brushstalker" lets him channel to tunnel to any Bush on the battlefield, and also increases his movement speed whenever he enters one.
  • Falstad's "Flight" lets him fly to a target location within a large range.
  • Gall's "Shove" lets him shove Cho a short distance and grants a brief movement speed boost.
  • The Lost Vikings' "Go Go Go!" temporarily increases the speed of every Viking.
  • Lúcio's "Wall Ride" passively increases his movement speed while riding on terrain.
  • Lunara's "Dryad's Swiftness" passively increases her movement speed at all times.
  • Medivh's "Raven Form" makes him invulnerable and able to pass over terrain.
  • Probius' "Worker Rush" passively increases his movement speed and can be activated to further boost it, but the bonus falls off if he takes damage.
  • Rehgar's "Ghost Wolf" has an instant cast time and is uninterrupted by damage, and also makes his basic attack lunge at the target.
  • Sgt. Hammer's "Thrusters" can be activated for a large amount of movement speed temporarily.

Mount-related Talents[edit | edit source]

  • Genji's level 1 "Agile Dismount" increases the range and lowers the cooldown of Cyber Agility while mounted.
  • Hanzo's level 13 "Mounted Archery" grants 25% movement speed for 3 seconds when mounting and causes Natural Agility to instantly mount him.
  • Junkrat's level 20 "I Hate Waiting!" permanently replaces his mount with a rocket that moves at 150% speed, but increases his mount cooldown to 12 seconds.
  • Malthael's level 1 "On a Pale Horse" grants a passive 20% increased mount movement speed.
  • Raynor's level 13 "Giddy-Up" increases mount speed by 8%.
  • Yrel's level 7 "Divine Steed" makes her mount instant and grants 60% bonus movement speed for 3 seconds when mounting.

Mounts[edit | edit source]

Rare Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Horses
Warcraft Horse This horse is a horse, of course... of course. Gem.png120 / Shard.png75 The Horse, Almond Horse, and Onyx Horse are free.
Warcraft Saddled Horse The earliest known saddles date back to between 700 and 500 BC. Didn't think you'd learn something while looking at the Saddled Horse's backstory, did you? Gem.png120 / Shard.png75
Beasts
Heroes of the Storm Battle Beast The home realm of the Battle Beasts has been lost to time, but these monstrous creatures have been found roaming even the farthest, most terrifying lands of the Nexus. Free
Heroes of the Storm Saddled Battle Beast Don't let the saddle fool you. No Battle Beast can truly be tamed. Gem.png160 / Shard.png100
Magical
Heroes of the Storm 2016 Championship Banner Why hang your championship banner from the dusty ol' rafters? Ride on top of it, and lord your victory over your foes instead! Gem.png160 / Shard.png100 This mount matches Azmodunk.
Heroes of the Storm 2017 Championship Banner It takes a lot more than just school spirit to take home championship banner in the Nexus. It takes dedication, skill, and just a teensy bit of unchecked violence. Gem.png160 / Shard.png100

Epic Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Event
Heroes of the StormFall of King's Crest Corrupted Tombstone Some corruptions can never truly be purged. Better to accept the new order of the cosmos, than to hold onto a dying truth. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Gem.png525 / Shard.png600
The default tint was available for completing the event quest of the 2018 Fall of King's Crest. Only one of the Tombstone mounts could be claimed by a single player during the event.
Heroes of the StormToys Cosmic Lion Every member of the Cosmic Force forms a permanent and powerful bond with their Force-Beast and never, ever, stray from their battle partner's side. (All figures sold separately. CHOKING HAZARD: contains small parts.) Shard.png600 This mount matches Cosmic Force Valeera.
WarcraftHallow's End Eye Pad Watch yourself. All-Seeing Eyes tend to see everything. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Diablo (franchise)Winter Veil Festive Goblin (2017 and on): Greatfather Winter's newest helper just arrived with a sack full of toys! Hey, wait... isn't he supposed to be giving out toys, not taking them? Someone stop that goblin! Shard.png400 This mount was awarded for playing 25 games during the 2016 Winter Veil. Since 2017, it has been made purchasable for shards as a regular seasonal mount.
(2016): Dash through the Nexus on a Festive Goblin mount during the Winter Veil event! If you complete 25 games during Winter Veil you will earn the Festive Goblin mount permanently and the Special Snowflake portrait!
Heroes of the StormThe Scarlet Heist Getaway Sidecar Who needs friends to ride with when you've got a giant bag of cash? Gem.png525 / Shard.png600
Heroes of the StormWinter Veil Gingerboard Seriously, who takes a single bite out of a gingerbread cookie and leaves the rest? Someone's getting coal this year! Shard.png400
WarcraftHallow's End Headless Horseman's Charger Be it into the flood, or into the fire, this one will go where you require. HAHA-HAHAHAHA! Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Lunar Dragon Among the most iconic images of the Lunar Festival is the Lunar Dragon. Its fierce appearance is said to ward off evil spirits... and perhaps some weaker foes within the Nexus. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Gem.png525 / Shard.png600
This mount was available in the 2016 Lunar Festival Bundle.
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Lunar Rooster The Lunar Rooster's tastes are ephemeral, and even gaining its blessing can take a lot of effort. But its loyalty? That can only be won through victory. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount was awarded for completing the Rooster Race 25 times during the 2017 Lunar Festival. During the 2018 Lunar Festival, it became a regular seasonal mount.
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Lunar Skyrocket There are many ways to celebrate the Lunar Festival. Food, gifts, ceremonies... and strapping saddles onto dangerously fast fireworks. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 / Gem.png350 / Shard.png600 The default tint was available for completing Part 4 of the 2018 Lunar Festival Quest.
WarcraftLunar Festival Lunar Tiger The Lunar Festival is a celebration of Azeroth's triumph over the Burning Legion millennia ago. It is a time to remember the valor and wisdom of ages gone by. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount was available in the Lunar Festival Skin Bundle or the Lunar Festival Complete Bundle.
Heroes of the StormHallow's End Phantom Stallion Honestly, it doesn't need a costume to be terrifying. But it does need one to go trick-or-treating. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
(Secret tint) Shhhh...
Heroes of the StormFall of King's Crest Redeemed Tombstone All things can be redeemed, but only through dedication and sacrifice. Things may never be what they once were, but life will flourish again. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount was available for completing the event quest of the 2018 Fall of King's Crest. Only one of the Tombstone mounts could be claimed by a single player during the event.
Heroes of the StormWinter Veil Reign-deer This reindeer doesn't play games. Shard.png400 The Arctic tint was only available for completing Part 4 of the 2017 Winter Veil Quest. Since 2018, it is available for crafting as a regular event loot.
Heroes of the StormSun's Out, Guns Out Seraph Wing The Seraph Wing model hoverboard features a sleek aerodynamic design, state-of-the-art gravity repulsor fields, and only very rarely does it develop sentience since a recent hotfix. Gem.png350 / Shard.png600
Heroes of the StormWinter Veil Special Snowflake All snowflakes are unique, but not all of them are special. If they were, then none of them would be. Shard.png400 This mount was available in the Winter Veil 2016 Bundle
Horses
Warcraft Armored War Steed The Knights of the Silver Hand breed their warhorses to serve fearlessly on the battlefield. Even the hardest of orcs quake with fear at the sight of paladins upon these mighty steeds. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm Golden Nexus Charger The Golden Charger is one of the rarest forms of digital steeds of the Nexus. Few will ever witness one in the realms, and even fewer will attain one. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Warcraft Illidan's Nightmare Long ago, the Demon Hunters of Azeroth swore a pact that they would use demons own weapons against them. Their nightmarish steeds are no exception. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 Illidan's Wretched Nightmare was rewarded for participating a match on the Gamescom 2017 as a card code.
StarCraft Marshal's Outrider No one can outride a Confederate Marshal's Outrider! Unless they have a car or something. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Marshall Raynor.
Warcraft Reverence Born to carry princes and kings into battle, Reverence was named not just for his passengers, but for the awe his unstoppable charge inspires. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Anduin.
Warcraft Undead Horse Beats a dead horse every time. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Beasts
Warcraft Amani War Bear Only the swiftest heroes venturing into the troll temple of Zul'Aman were able to subdue these rare battle mounts. It's much easier to tame them in the Nexus. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Diablo (franchise) Butcher's Beast Fitted with furnace plates, this battle beast was made to be ridden by the Butcher himself. Of course, if you want to throw someone else up there we won't stop you. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Iron Butcher.
Warcraft Dire Wolf The dire wolves of Draenor have long been kindred spirits of the shamanistic orc clans. As the Orcish Horde rallied for war, these wolves became the mounts of the Raider army. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Warcraft Felsaber A special creation of Lord Illidan gifted to his most trusted demon hunters as they stormed Marduum, the Shattered Abyss. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Warcraft Hellboar The Hellboars of Hellfire Penninsula are known for their vicious tempermant. Only the Hellblade Wanderer, Samuro, was ever known to tame one. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Hellblade Samuro.
Heroes of the Storm Raven Runner The Runners of Raven Court have long been the preferred conveyances of the Ravensguard. Serving as both tracker and mount, these birds of prey allow their masters to tirelessly stalk their targets across the realms. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Warcraft Ringmaster's Pride If Ringmaster Greymane's pride is going to bring about anyone's fall... it's going to be his enemy's. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Ringmaster Greymane.
Warcraft Stormpike Ram Raised by the master trainers of the Stormpike Clan, these rams were once ridden only by exalted warriors that possessed great honor. Gem.png250 / Shard.png300 This mount was available for completing Part 4 of the Echoes of Alterac Event Quest (For the Alliance side).
Warcraft Swift Frostwolf Raised in the Alterac Mountains by the Frostwolf Clan, these wolves were once ridden only by exalted warriors that possessed great honor. Gem.png250 / Shard.png300 This mount was available for completing Part 4 of the Echoes of Alterac Event Quest (For the Horde side).
StarCraft Zergling The simplicity of Zergling's DNA allows for rapid mutation and enables adaptation to myriad environments, making them particularly well suited to rushing across the realms of the Nexus. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Mechanical
StarCraft Cyber Wolf The Predator A-130, the "Cyber Wolf," should replace the first generation Predators by 2506. Note: The Dominion takes no responsibility for injuries incurred while trying to ride them. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm D.E.R.P.A. Thanks to the Defensive Extraneous Research Program Assembly's grant, our combat automaton is ready for testing! As of patch 51.2.4, it now climbs up stairs and doesn't trip over its legs... as much. Welcome to the future! Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm Viper Dominator Build for speed and maneuverability, Dominators enable the rapid deployment of strike forces in all manner of terrain. The howl of their engines heralds the wrath of Viper. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Magical
Heroes of the Storm Cloud Serpent At the height of his reign, Serpent King Xul's elite soldiers blotted out the sun on the backs of their Cloud Serpents. With his debt to the Spider Queen fulfilled, those times may soon come again. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Serpent King Xul.
Heroes of the Storm Dark Nexus Manta Some creatures of the Dark Nexus defy both the laws of physics and the laws of biology. Some are also unexpectedly docile. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm Heart Stone Usually, you'd have to piece one of these together. So just be careful not to break it. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm Magic Carpet Hop on, and I'll show you a whole new world. Hey! Don't you DARE close your eyes! Gem.png350 / Shard.png400
Heroes of the Storm Soap Bar The ultimate defense against students who dare to track the filth of life into your bathroom. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 The RCHS tint is only available as a part of Raven Crest High Bundle.
Heroes of the Storm Star Chariot Conjured by the magic of love and justice, the Star Chariots carry the Star Princesses into battle against the forces of evil. Each one is a reflection of its Princess's own spirit and personality. Gem.png350 / Shard.png400 This mount matches Star Princess Li-Ming.

Legendary Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Event
Heroes of the StormWinter Veil Iceforged Reign-deer This reindeer doesn't play games. Shard.png1,600
Heroes of the StormNexomania Luchihuahua A luchihuahua is more of a mascot than a fighter, honestly. But rest assured, despite the little guy's size, he's the best friend you can have in your corner. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Lunar Guardian Carved from a single block of stone, the Lunar Guardians of the Nexus are rumored to come to life when in the presence of powerful warriors, eager to befriend and assist them. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 / Gem.png900 / Shard.png1,800
Heroes of the StormNexomania Pigñata The best part of riding a pigñata into battle? Free candy whatever it dies! But please, try not to hog them all... Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the StormToys Plush Unicorn Hooves the Unicorn is the most steadfast friend in the Funtime Pals. Nothing makes her happier than helping out her buddies: Mephisto, Lil' Butcher, Porkchop, Snugglor, Wackie the Wumple, and even sometimes Stitches! Shard.png2,400 This mount matches Cuddle Bear Stitches.
Heroes of the StormThe Scarlet Heist Raccoon This sly guy will steal your heart and wallet. Gem.png900 / Shard.png1,800
Heroes of the StormThe Scarlet Heist Revered Tombstone All things can be redeemed, but only through dedication and sacrifice. Things may never be what they once were, but life will flourish again. Gem.png900 / Shard.png1,800
Heroes of the StormSun's Out, Guns Out Sharkbite Surfboard This is what we get for jumping the shark. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the StormHallow's End Spectral Stallion If you hear him braying in the dead of night, pray that you find him without his rider. Otherwise, you will never escape. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the StormSun's Out, Guns Out Surfboard Let's go surfing! Now! Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Horses
Heroes of the Storm Rainbow Unicorn It is said that those who behold a Rainbow Unicorn in the flesh see a glorious splendor of light and love dancing before their eyes... Of course, that's when they get gored. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the Storm Crimson Hare A steed as famous as the general it carries in to battle, the Crimson Hare leaps across rivers and bounds up mountainsides with ease. It is said that it can run a thousand miles in a single day. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Mystic Kingdoms Arthas.
Diablo (franchise) Demonic Hellsteed Riders of this infernal steed are in for a real nightmare. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Demonic Auriel.
Warcraft Judgment Charger Judgment must be swift and absolute. With this Charger, it will be. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Judgment Uther.
Diablo (franchise) Tyrael's Charger A symbol of justice throughout all known realms... and a couple of unknown ones too. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Tyrael.
Beasts
Heroes of the Storm Dark Nexus Hound An amalgamation of bestial rage, the hounds of the Dark Nexus embody the most primal of predatory instincts. They are both savage and unrelenting. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Mechanical
StarCraft Cyber Ram The Predator C-250, AKA the "Cyber Ram," was designed to operate within the harsh conditions on Kel-Morian mining worlds. Favoring durability over speed, they are built for the long haul. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Maraudin' Muradin.
StarCraft Ghost Speeder This standard-issue speeder allows ghosts to reach their targets quickly and exfiltrate even faster. What? You've never seen one before? Exactly! Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Queen of Ghosts Kerrigan.
OverwatchLimited-Time Offer Golden Orochi Hovercycle The fuel cell injected endorphin inducing performance of the Izumi Hovercycle is without competition. The highly customized Orochi variant once saw use among the Shimada clan elite. Gem.png900 / Shard.png1,800 Available from August 27 to September 23, 2019
Heroes of the Storm Helldorado The very sight of the unearthly flames emitting from the Helldorado has been known to strike fear into the hearts raiders on the wrong side of the law. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Roadraider Raynor.
Warcraft Meat Wagon One of the strangest and most dire tools utilized by the undead Scourge, the Meat Wagon was used to collect and store recently slain corpses. Their appearance still strikes fear into the hearts of the most resolute defenders. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 The Deathguard tint was only available as a part of Life & Undeath bundle, it is no longer available.
StarCraft Reaver When a situation calls for brute force, Protoss commanders turn to the Reaver, a time-honored artillery engine that manufactures its own ammunition. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 All three tints can be purchased via the Reaver Bundle for Gem.png1,800. They are also part of the Glory to the Firstborn Bundle.
Heroes of the Storm Road Boar If you see the Mad Axe Outriders approaching on their Road Boars, don't just walk away... RUN! Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the Storm Road Chariot Biker gangs may roam the wastelands on their motorcycles, but it's the roar of a road chariot's engine that heralds the arrival of a powerful warlord. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Heroes of the Storm Space Lord's Starbreaker Who can stand against an Empire with the power to break a star? Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Space Lord Leoric.
StarCraft Spectre Phantom Originally designed as a part of Project Shadowblade, the Phantom was intended to serve as a single-rider infiltration vehicle for the Dominion's elite spectre operatives. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Spectre Illidan and Spectre Tracer.
Heroes of the Storm STORM Strider Both agile and durable, STORM Striders have been specifically designed for tactical operations in urban environments. No matter how fast a perp runs, they'll never shake one. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200 This mount matches Watchdog Greymane, Enforcer Johanna and Paramedic Morales.
Magical
Diablo (franchise) Whimsyshire Cloud First you need to get a Black Mushroom. Then, convince Leoric to give you his shinbone. After that… oh wait, never mind. It's MUCH easier to find these in the Nexus. Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200
Warcraft Nimbus Cloud The Monkey King is said to be able to somersault through the air and leap across great distances with ease. Now, with this magical cloud, you can too! Gem.png600 / Shard.png1,200

Promotional mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Beasts
Warcraft Felstalker These demonic beasts serve as bloodhounds for their infernal masters, seeking out sources of powerful magic wherever it may hide. It seems even the Nexus is not safe from the Legion's hounds. Awarded for purchasing the Collector's Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition of World of Warcraft: Legion.
Warcraft Primal Flamesaber The elemental creatures from Azeroth's primal landscape will always have a place in the Nexus. Awarded for purchasing the Digital Deluxe Edition of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.
Mechanical
Heroes of the Storm Mechanospider This magical spider construct was fully customized by our crack team of gnomish engineers. After one or two minor explosions, it's ready to skitter its way across the Nexus! Awarded for creating a team at teambuilder.heroesofthestorm.com.
StarCraft Void Speeder Few things are as exciting as riding a Void Speeder through the jungles of Aiur. It even works on water! Awarded for purchasing the Collector's Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.
StarCraft Vulture Despite its reputation as a death trap, the Vulture is still considered a classic piece of engineering by enthusiasts. Awarded when at least four Recruits reach player level 10.
Magical
Heroes of the Storm Celestial Surfboard Why surf the ocean when you could surf the cosmos? Free with purchase of Gems.

Quest Reward Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Event
Heroes of the StormThe Scarlet Heist Royal Getaway Sidecar Who needs friends to ride with when you've got a giant bag of cash? This mount is awarded for completing Part 8 of The Scarlet Heist event quest. Other tints of the Getaway Sidecar mount can be obtained in a regular way during the event.

Limited-time Offers[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Event
Heroes of the StormSun's Out, Guns Out Fel Razorgrin In the Nexus, Razorgrin is NEVER out of his element. Money.png10,000
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Golden Lunar Rooster The Golden Lunar Rooster loves to preen its bright and shining feathers. Irresistibly attracted to sparkly things, it constantly adds all the gold it can find to its pristine plumage. Money.png10,000
Heroes of the StormLunar Festival Golden Lunar Skyrocket There are many ways to celebrate the Lunar Festival. Food, gifts, ceremonies... and strapping saddles onto dangerously fast fireworks. Money.png10,000
Heroes of the Storm Great Razorgrin In the Nexus, Razorgrin is NEVER out of his element. Money.png10,000
Horses
Heroes of the Storm Invisible Horse It's more than meets the eye. Money.png10,000
Beasts
Heroes of the Storm Barko Polo Who's a good boy? Polo's a good boy! He just can't be trusted... Money.png10,000 Avaliable since January 22, 2019.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Crimson Chaos Wolf Left unchecked, the primal animosity that comes with conflict can run rampant, corrupting creatures with the destructive energy of the Dark Nexus. Money.png10,000 This mount was available between August 21 and September 25, 2018.
Diablo (franchise) Golden Treasure Goblin The wiry treasure enthusiast easily makes for the fastest mount in the game… Unless it's carrying someone on its back, then it moves exactly as fast as the other mounts. Money.png10,000
Heroes of the Storm Happy Birthday Billie Refugees of a fallen kingdom of sparkles and whimsy, these Billie Goats are often drawn to the earliest supporters of the Nexus. Looks like you've made a friend for life! Money.png10,000 The first and only craftable Billie mount.
Heroes of the Storm Piggy Bank This little piggy went, "Whee whee whee!" all the way to the bank! Money.png20,000
(all tints)
Money.png7,000
(single tint)
Money.png8,000 (Copper Money Pig tint)
The Lucky tint was available between March 6 and April 24, 2018. The default tint was available between June 25 and July 24, 2018. Copper Money Pig was available between September 25 and October 30, 2018.
Warcraft Raging War Wolf The Horde uses only the mightiest wolves for their mounts, bedecking them in armor that would break the backs of lesser creatures. Gem.png330 / tint (while in Heroic Deals) This mount was available as a part of the For the Horde bundle.
Warcraft Swift Stormpike Ram The Stormpike clan is renowned for the rigorous training methods. Despite their docile appearance, the Battle Rams of Alterac are among the hardiest and fearless mounts in existence. Shard.pngN/A This mount was only available as a part of the For the Alliance bundle.
Diablo (franchise) Treasure Goblin This wiry treasure enthusiast easily makes for the fastest mount in the game... Unless it's carrying someone on its back, then it moves exactly as fast as the other mounts. Money.png20,000
(all tints)
Money.png7,000
(single tint)
Heroes of the Storm Wonder William Billie? Please, I'm Wonder William now. Pay me the respect I'm deserved. Money.png12,000 Available between October 30, 2018 and December 31, 2018.
Mechanical
Heroes of the Storm Ripper Only the Diesel Speaker knows how Garrosh's Rippers function, and let's be honest... even if he told you, it still wouldn't make much sense. Money.png10,000 The Ripper was available between July 24 and August 21, 2018.
Magical
Heroes of the Storm Blackheart's Doubloon According to "industry analyst" Blackheart the ghost pirate, the only stable investment is gold doubloons. Why not invest your gold in an even bigger piece of gold today? Money.png20,000
(all tints)
Money.png7,000
(single tint)
The Diablos's tint was available between April 24 and May 29, 2018.

Unavailable Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Horses
Heroes of the Storm 2018 HGC Finals Steed In celebration of their incredible victory, brawlers across the Nexus have adorned their steeds with the crest and colors of Gen.G, the 2018 HGC Champions. Free with purchase of 2018 Blizzcon ticket. It is presumed to be initally intended as a reward for cheering during 2018 HGC Finals.
Heroes of the Storm Celestial Horse A beacon of hope; a guiding sparkle of light in the darkness. Free with purchase of Gems.
Heroes of the Storm Zebra While zebras are in the equid family, they're technically not horses. I'm just sayin... Available in the Welcome Bundle.
Heroes of the Storm Glitch-steed The knight's the one who gets all the credit, but it's the horse who jumps over everyone else. Awarded to Twitch Prime members in May 2018.
Heroes of the Storm Nexus Charger It is said that on rare occasion, the turbulent energies of the Nexus will take form, appearing as a glorious digital steed. Released in commemoration of BlizzCon 2014. This mount was awarded for buying a 2014 BlizzCon Ticket or Virtual Ticket. In January 2017, it was available for purchase for Money.png30,000 (all tints) during a couple of weeks.
Diablo (franchise) Leoric's Phantom Congratulations! You've unlocked Leoric's Phantom. This mount was awarded for playing 15 games with friends during the Malthael's Bargain event.
Diablo (franchise) Nazeebra So, is it a white horse with black stripes and an evil soul-consuming voodoo mask, or a black horse with white stripes and an evil soul-consuming voodoo mask?
Warcraft Flames of Judgement Charger The pursuit of justice is not to be taken lightly. It must be as merciless and unrelenting as a raging inferno. This mount was awarded for playing 15 games with friends during the For Azeroth! event.
Diablo (franchise) Malthael's Phantom Do you dare ride the phantom steed of the reaper himself? This mount was awarded for reaching level 70 on a seasonal character in Diablo III.[1]
Beasts
Heroes of the Storm Billie the Kid Not all Billies have to be wondrous. It's okay to be a normal Billie too... In fact, it's more than okay! It's great! This mount was awarded for making a real-money purchase after launch on June 2, 2015.
Heroes of the Storm Celestial Raptor Sometimes, when you stare up at the stars, the stars stare right back at you. And that's when the attack comes. So, you know, try to show a little respect. Free with purchase of Gems.
Heroes of the Storm Celestial Ursa Some call it the Celestial Dipper, but they fail to see the bigger picture. Free with purchase of Gems.
Heroes of the Storm Deadly Chaos Lizard Few creatures have adapted to life in the Nexus as well as these beasts. Rather than succumb to its power, the chaos lizards instead absorb it and evolve. This mount was available for cheering any amount to HGC during the Stage 1 of 2018.
Heroes of the Storm Deadly Chaos Wolf Wolves shaped from the volatile energies of the Nexus can never truly be tamed. Those who are worthy, however, have been known to win their respect and loyalty. This mount was available for cheering any amount to HGC during the Stage 2 of 2018.
Heroes of the Storm Furious Chaos Wolf Wolves shaped from the volatile energies of the Nexus can never truly be tamed. Those who are worthy, however, have been known to win their respect and loyalty. This mount was available for cheering 10,000 bits to HGC during the Stage 2 of 2018.
Heroes of the Storm Golden Tiger It's said that gold is lucky, come to think of it, they say tigers are lucky too. So that thing's gotta be double lucky, right? This mount was available with purchase of the Heroes of the Storm Starter Pack.
Heroes of the Storm Hell Billie Just when you thought Billie's couldn't get more baaaa-d... This mount was awarded for making a real-money purchase after launch on June 2nd, 2016.
Warcraft Ironside Dire Wolf Originally from an alternate universe where Draenor was ruled by the Iron Horde, the Ironside Dire Wolf has followed its new master into the Nexus. This mount was awarded for reaching Level 100 in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor during Heroes of the Storm launch event.
Heroes of the Storm Nexus Battle Beast The battle beasts have become so much a part of their new home within the Nexus that some of its energies have coalesced into their familiar shape. Released in commemoration of BlizzCon 2015. This mount was awarded for purchasing a 2015 BlizzCon Ticket or Virtual Ticket.
Heroes of the Storm Nexus Razorback Mysterious new creatures continue to emerge from the Nexus's chaotic energies, growing even more powerful with the passage of time. Released in commemoration of BlizzCon 2017. This mount was awarded for purchasing a 2017 BlizzCon Ticket or Virtual Ticket.
Heroes of the Storm Nexus Razorgrin Somehow the creatures manifested by the Nexus keep getting more deadly every year… Hold on, is that a shark? Way to set the bar high for next year, guys. Released in commemoration of BlizzCon 2018. This mount was awarded for purchasing a 2018 BlizzCon Ticket or Virtual Ticket.
Heroes of the Storm Nexus Tiger As time passed, the energies of the Nexus began manifesting as increasingly more deadly creatures. Yet, none know why. Released in commemoration of BlizzCon 2016. This mount was awarded for purchasing a 2016 BlizzCon Ticket or Virtual Ticket.
Heroes of the Storm Wonder Billie Refugees of a fallen kingdom of sparkles and whimsy, these Billie Goats are often drawn to the earliest supporters of the Nexus. Looks like you've made a friend for life! This mount was awarded for making a real-money purchase during the Tech Alpha and Closed Beta.
Mechanical
StarCraft Golden Cyber Wolf The Predator A-130G, AKA the "Golden Cyber Wolf," was developed for use on low-orbit platforms. Few prototypes survived initial testing, and are now prized by collectors. This mount was available with purchase of the Battle Bundle or the Founder's Pack.
Overwatch Orochi Hovercycle The fuel cell injected endorphin inducing performance of the Izumi Hovercycle is without competition. The highly customized Orochi variant once saw use among the Shimada clan elite. This mount was awarded for playing 30 games with friends during the Nexus Challenge or 5 games with friends during the Nexus Challenge 2.0.
Overwatch Busan Police Hovercycle Reassigned from MEKA to the KNPA after the first colossal omnic attack, these police bikes are the fastest law enforcement vehicles in Korea. This one was purportedly used by D.Va herself! This mount was awarded for playing 5 games with friends during the Nexus Challenge 2.0.
Magical
Heroes of the Storm 2015 Champion's Nexagon It is said that at the moment of their victory, their name echoed across the many realms of the Nexus. Cloud9... the World Champions of BlizzCon 2015.
Heroes of the Storm 2016 Spring Champion's Nexagon This Nexagon was forged from the essence of great conflict, and is permanently emblazoned with the name of MVP Black, the 2016 Spring Global Champions.
Heroes of the Storm 2016 Summer Finals Nexagon Each Nexagon is brought into being at a moment of significant triumph. This one forever carries the name of Tempest, the 2016 Summer Global Champions.
Heroes of the Storm 2016 Fall Finals Nexagon Conflict is the true essence of the Nexus, and this Nexagon represents the incredible triumph of Ballistix, the 2016 Fall Global Champions.
Heroes of the Storm 2018 Mid-Season Brawl Nexagon Shaped in the crucible of combat, this nexagon memorializes the victory of Gen.G, the 2018 Mid-Season Brawl champions.
Heroes of the Storm Celestial Serpent Did you know that the Serpens Constellation is split into two parts? Serpens Caput can be found to the west and Serpens Cauda to the east. That has really nothing to do with this mount. This mount is a snake... made of stars. Free with purchase of Gems.
Warcraft Hearthstone Card Deceptively simple. Insanely fun. This mount was awarded for winning 100 matches in Hearthstone's play mode during the Heroes of the Storm launch event.
Overwatch Overwatch Nexagon The heroism and bravery of Overwatch's agents have coalesced into a new nexagon. While most are born of conflict, this one is branded with a symbol of hope and idealism. This mount was awarded for playing 15 games with a friend during the Nexus Challenge 2.0.

Ranked Reward Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Backstory Unlock Cost Notes Tints
Preseason
Heroes of the Storm Elemental Wolf Elemental Wolves heed the call of only those they deem worthy. Granted for attaining Rank 20 in Hero League or Rank 40 in Team League during Preseason. Rewarded for reaching Rank 20 during Preseason.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Elemental Wolf The Epic Elemental Wolf's loyalty is commanded only by the elite. Granted for attaining Rank 10 in Hero League or Team League during Preseason. Rewarded for reaching Rank 10 during Pre-Season.
Season 1
Heroes of the Storm Elemental Lizard Elemental Lizards are stalwart companions to those who earn their trust. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during Season One. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 1.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Elemental Lizard Only the most resilient of heroes can withstand the Epic Elemental Lizard’s flames. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during Season One. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 1.
Season 2
Heroes of the Storm Elemental Lion The regal Elemental Lions serve those with courage in the face of battle. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during Season Two. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 2.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Elemental Lion Adorned in its battle armor, this Epic Elemental Lion is ready at a moment's notice to ride for war. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during Season Two. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 2.
Season 3
Heroes of the Storm Elemental Stag A rare sight, Elemental Stags are blazing symbols of valor and bravery. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during Season Three. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 3.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Elemental Stag Imbued with great power, this Epic Elemental Stag possesses a primal grace that inspires awe in all who see it. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during Season Three. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 3.
Season 4
Heroes of the Storm Battle Raptor Cunning and vicious, battle raptors are dangerous mounts. Those who ride them are equally as feared. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during Season Four. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 4.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Battle Raptor Favored by ruthless warlords and brave heroes alike, few sights are as intimidating as an armored raptor. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during Season Four. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 4.
Season 5
Heroes of the Storm Earthbreaker Grizzly The Aspect of Earth exerts total control over elemental stone and his creations bear familiar shapes. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during Season Five. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 5.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Earthbreaker Grizzly Not all idioms are true. Some things, once broken, become significantly stronger. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during Season Five. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 5.
Season 6
Heroes of the Storm Titanium Cybersteed Forged from esoteric metals and fueled by a mysterious source of power, no one knows for sure if the cybersteeds were born... or if they were built. Rewarded for reaching Platinum rank in Hero League or Bronze rank in Team League during Season 6.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Titanium Cybersteed Upgraded and optimized for maximum performance, the most advanced cybersteeds boast a level of speed and strength that few organic creatures can match. Rewarded for reaching Master rank during Season 6.
2018 Season 1
Heroes of the Storm Elemental Boar Like the elemental forces within the Nexus, Elemental Boars are notorious for their volatile temperament. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season One. Rewarded for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season One.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Elemental Boar Elemental boars cannot be tamed. The most anyone can hope for is to catch a ride as they charge into battle. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season One. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2018 Season One. The description contains an error, as the mount has only been granted for reaching Master rank in either mode during 2018 Season One.
2018 Season 2
Heroes of the Storm Direhorn Originally hailing from the island of Azeroth, the direhorns are a more recent acquisition of the Nexus. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season Two. Rewarded for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season Two.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Direhorn Direhorn hides are naturally harder than plate armor. So we grafted plate armor on top of that to make it roughly indestructible. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2018 Season Two. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2018 Season Two.
2018 Season 3
Heroes of the Storm Technolope Even more than the Cybersteeds, Technolopes have a grace and swiftness organic creatures simply cannot match. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season Three. Rewarded for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2018 Season Three.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Technolope Some of the oldest and strongest of the technolopes forgo their carbon plating, unshackling the power source within them. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2018 Season Three. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2018 Season Three.
2019 Season 1
Heroes of the Storm Arcadian War Turtle Bred for destruction by an insane warlord in a far-off land, but at least the seat is warm. Granted for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2019 Season One. Rewarded for reaching Platinum in Hero League or Bronze in Team League during 2019 Season One.
Heroes of the Storm Epic Arcadian War Turtle Bred for destruction by an insane warlord in a far-off land, but at least the seat is warm. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2019 Season One. Granted for reaching Master in Hero League or Team League during 2019 Season One.
2019 Season 2
Heroes of the Storm Valiant Rooster Only a true competitor possesses the inner strength to tame this beast. Granted for completing your placement matches in Storm League during 2019 Preseason. Rewarded for completing the placement matches in Storm League during 2019 Preseason (2019 Season Two).

Hero-Specific Mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Usable By Backstory Notes Tints
Broodmother Flight Useable by Zagara. Abathur's alterations of the Queen essences suppressed their flight in order to improve their abilities to care for the Hive. Of course, this does not extend to Broodmothers.
Crypt Lord Wings Useable by Anub'arak. In the years following the Third War, Azerothian scholars hypothesized that the wings of spiderlords were vestigal, incapable of flight. They were very wrong.
Flames of Wrath Useable by Azmodan. As the Lord of Sin, Azmodan can draw upon each of its various vices. Once his wrath is unleashed, there are few creatures that can outrun it.
Gravitic Thrusters Useable by Fenix. Unknown
Highlord's Ascent Useable by Alarak. Should he choose to float only an inch off the ground, you would still be beneath the Highlord.
Horse (Carried) Useable by Cho. Unknown Cho'Gall can carry any Horse mount.
Molten Flow Useable by Ragnaros. Many of the Firelord’s foes believe that if they can just stay outside of his reach, he will be unable to chase them down. What part of "ALL SHALL BURN" was unclear?
Rancorous Miasma Useable by Mephisto. Unknown
Terror Charge Useable by Diablo. See Diablo. See Diablo run. Wait... since when can Diablo run? Run from Diablo! Run!!!
Unrelenting Frost Useable by Kel'Thuzad. It is said the frosts of Northrend descend upon the unwary in an instant; chilling beyond the bone and into the soul.

Skin-specific mounts[edit | edit source]

Mount Usable By Backstory Notes Tints
Bat Form Useable by Crimson Count Arthas. Marquis Arthas was never one for intensive study. It is little wonder, then, that his mastery over the power of transformation is somewhat... incomplete. Still, it makes for a fearsome visage.
Bat Transformation Useable by Countess Kerrigan. It's Heroes of the Storm Trivia Time™! Did you know that the Countess Kerrigan doesn't transform into a vampire bat, but rather a fruit bat instead? Talk about bananas!
Hallowed Broom Useable by Cursed Witch Whitemane. Unknown
Mecha Morph Useable by Mecha Tassadar. Mecha Tassadar, mechamorphanize!
Mecha Thrusters Useable by Mecha Tyrael. Unknown
Rocket Jump Jets Useable by Maraudin' Muradin. Most Marauders believe Reapers are insane to let someone strap twin rocket thrusters to their backs. I mean, they're right... but that's beside the point.
Treads of Oblivion Useable by Dominus Vile Azmodan. Tread HEAVILY. Dominus Vile Azmodan can use Azmodan's Flames of Wrath mount.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The idea for mounts came from Thrall, where, in early development, he was given a Cyber Wolf to ride in order to distinguish him from Za'Muro which sparked the idea of the use of mounts in general.[2] Originally, each hero had their own mount. For instance, Kerrigan used a Zergling.[3]
  • Mounts are a feature of World of Warcraft. Mounts taken from the game include horses and wolves.
  • The Cyber Wolves bear resemblance to the predators of the StarCraft setting, albeit being canine instead of feline.
  • The Rainbow Unicorns harken to the unicorns found in the secret Whimsyshire level of the Diablo series.

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