Swift Purple Wind Rider

I still don't get why they fly faster when you put armor on them. -Drakma

Riding Requirements:

  • This mount is available to all eligible characters on your account.
  • Level 10
  • Apprentice Riding (ground)
  • Expert Riding (flying)
  • Horde only


  • Various Horde flying mount vendors.
  • Cost: 100 Gold


This mount is sold by various Horde flying mount vendors in Stormwind, Outland and Northrend.

Introduced in:

Patch 2.0

Travel Mode:

  • Ground (+60% or +100% speed)
  • Flying (+150%, +280% or +310% speed)
Speed depends on your riding skill.
Swift Purple Wind Rider

Matching Companion Pets:

Wind Rider Cub
Wind Rider Cub

Other Mounts Using the Same Model:

Swift Purple Wind Rider taught by Swift Purple Wind Rider