Reader Justin sent along this witty little guide he wrote rating the Horde starting mounts in the game. From skeletal horse to the
The winner? The skeletal horse comes out on top, with a grade of A-, while at dead last is actually my personal favorite, the hawkstrider (although I like the horse, too). He says the Chocobo is "only cool to 4-year-old girls and seriously deluded 17-year-old anime fans," but hey, I'm neither, and I rolled not one but two Blood Elves just to ride one.
What do you all think? I know from experience that most of you don't like the hawkstrider (that just means my tastes are exclusive),
Update: I made a mistake-- I thought these were listed in order of rating. As our wonderful commenters point out (thanks for catching this, guys, you're the best), the ratings are as follows:
Undead Horse: A-
Troll Raptor: B+
Orc Wolf: B
Tauren Kodo: C-
Blood Elf Hawkstrider: F
So the raptor does beat the wolf and the kodo on this list. My fault completely.