As you've probably already read, players will be able to purchase 310 percent flying speed from trainers in Cataclysm
. While this is good news for people who hate raiding, think arena was shat into existence by the most sociopathic among the development team, or spent School of Hard Knocks trying to drown themselves
in the nearest body of water, the bad news is that buying your way to super-fast flying will run you a cool 5,000 gold.
Outrageous, says this dyed-in-the-wool cheapskate. For anyone else who'd rather die than part with a centavo of hard-earned gold, the good news is that having even a single 310 percent flyer in your stable is enough to get you the skill free. Fortunately, there's plenty of time to snag yourself one of these coveted mounts before Cataclysm
hits, and just as fortunately, each mount is the reward (or subject) of an achievement.
Strategy guides for obtaining each of the remaining 310 percent mounts is definitely beyond the scope of this article (although I'll probably devote an edition of OverAchiever to nabbing the Rusted Proto-Drake
, above) but we can take a visual tour of the fast flyers that any hard-working player can still get in Wrath of the Lich King
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