It's a bat. And it's epic!

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Re: It's a bat. And it's epic!

#41 Unread post by Thwip » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:32 pm

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PorrasouxRex wrote:Not to sound like a jerk or anything, but Alliance got new Raptor options. Maybe this is Blizzard's way of evening things out between the two factions. *Shrugs*

My undead Lock, and my Blood DK will be enjoying riding this demonic bat from hell.

I would be inclined to agree, but this bat has a new model. While nice, the new raptors are old models and old skins.

That's the only argument I have against it. :P
Welp, I would like to toss this in too.....With the addition of the Klaxxi mount, Alliance now has a scorpion of the new model, minus that horrible banner, and with a very nice skin while Horde still does not have the lion equivilent. xD

WHAR MY LION?!

I really, really, really am crossing my fingers that these are not raid mounts. Which they might be, I will be anticipating the source reveal!

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#42 Unread post by Qraljar » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:35 pm

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PorrasouxRex wrote:Not to sound like a jerk or anything, but Alliance got new Raptor options. Maybe this is Blizzard's way of evening things out between the two factions. *Shrugs*

My undead Lock, and my Blood DK will be enjoying riding this demonic bat from hell.

I would be inclined to agree, but this bat has a new model. While nice, the new raptors are old models and old skins.

That's the only argument I have against it. :P
Welp, I would like to toss this in too.....With the addition of the Klaxxi mount, Alliance now has a scorpion of the new model, minus that horrible banner, and with a very nice skin while Horde still does not have the lion equivilent. xD

WHAR MY LION?!

I really, really, really am crossing my fingers that these are not raid mounts. Which they might be, I will be anticipating the source reveal!
Oh, you are very right and I bow to you; miss.

That said, I hope it isn't the case.

Then again, as long as it's tameable, it's all right by me, at least.

... It'd be a huge-ass crime not to make them tameable and have hunters be stuck with the old.. models..

I actually really don't expect Blizzard not making them tameable anyway.
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#43 Unread post by Equeon » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:36 pm

Thwip wrote:
Qraljar wrote:
PorrasouxRex wrote:Not to sound like a jerk or anything, but Alliance got new Raptor options. Maybe this is Blizzard's way of evening things out between the two factions. *Shrugs*

My undead Lock, and my Blood DK will be enjoying riding this demonic bat from hell.

I would be inclined to agree, but this bat has a new model. While nice, the new raptors are old models and old skins.

That's the only argument I have against it. :P
Welp, I would like to toss this in too.....With the addition of the Klaxxi mount, Alliance now has a scorpion of the new model, minus that horrible banner, and with a very nice skin while Horde still does not have the lion equivilent. xD

WHAR MY LION?!

I really, really, really am crossing my fingers that these are not raid mounts. Which they might be, I will be anticipating the source reveal!
Horde
* Guild Scorpion Mount
* Klaxxi Scorpion Mount
* Old Raptor Mounts
* New Raptor Mounts
(?) * Bloodwing Mount

Alliance
* Guild Lion Mount
* Klaxxi Scorpion Mount
* New Raptor Mounts

Still not fair! :lol: Either way, I'm glad I am levelling a Horde hunter now...

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#44 Unread post by Thwip » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:40 pm

I can make a loooong list of Horde mounts that alliance have vs alliance mounts that horde have. :p

I'm as excited about this development as I was the Direhorns and I will be keeping a stable space free for the 'Just in Case' cause! I'd not be a proper undead hunter without an epic vampire bat!

This Xpac has been -sooooooo- full of surprises, Blizzard is really outdoing themselves!

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#45 Unread post by Danielfboone » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:57 pm

Now that's a mount I would want.
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#46 Unread post by Snowy » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:04 pm

*Attempts not to hyperventilate from over-excitement* dsbfhkdsbfhjbsds :D

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#47 Unread post by PorrasouxRex » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:38 pm

That Armored Black better be common...I want my Demonic War Bat. *grabby hands*
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#48 Unread post by Strangletusk » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:50 pm

I hate to say it, but the fact it's designated as being useable at Level 20 and that its speed changes according location does seem to indicate that it's the next Blizzstore mount. All of them have had the exact same wording in their tooltip, plus this seems to be a very 'standalone' mount, not completely tying into anything atm.

I suppose you could argue that it's related to 5.2 due to the connection between Trolls and Bat-mounts, but we've yet to see ANY bats in the 5.2 content, which makes it unlikely to be a raid drop/meta achievement reward, or a faction reputation reward.

I may be wrong, but I'm pretty certain this is Blizzstore material :(

At least that means that we all have a chance of getting it without being a raider.

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#49 Unread post by PorrasouxRex » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:09 pm

Strangletusk wrote:I hate to say it, but the fact it's designated as being useable at Level 20 and that its speed changes according location does seem to indicate that it's the next Blizzstore mount. All of them have had the exact same wording in their tooltip, plus this seems to be a very 'standalone' mount, not completely tying into anything atm.

I suppose you could argue that it's related to 5.2 due to the connection between Trolls and Bat-mounts, but we've yet to see ANY bats in the 5.2 content, which makes it unlikely to be a raid drop/meta achievement reward, or a faction reputation reward.

I may be wrong, but I'm pretty certain this is Blizzstore material :(

At least that means that we all have a chance of getting it without being a raider.
I'd rather be a raider than paying real money. That being said, I personally feel we'll just have to wait and see the finalization of 5.2, as they could certainly add something cool like "DA DARKSPEAR RETURN, COME AT US ZANDALARI" With new bats available, or a new possible rare. Who knows. One thing's for certain, I will be getting this mount. Even if I have to bash a few NPC skulls in for 100+ runs.
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#50 Unread post by SpiritBinder » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:38 pm

From what I heard it drops from a new rare call "Leat Moaf" ;)

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#51 Unread post by Tsuki » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:02 pm

Currently on live, the ONLY mounts that are faction exclusive completely, are Elekks, Mechano Striders, Wolves, Goblin Trikes, Gryphons, Wyverns, and Lions (However, the winged Guardian is a stoney, fiery, winged lion. Technically not a lion though). Raptors have TCG, and the ZG rare drop.
Honestly, I don't see the bat being horde only, unless Alliance get a flying mount that only they can use as well. But it'd have to be something awesome like the bats.
Like... One of those biplanes. With the alliance crest on it. Iunno.

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#52 Unread post by Thwip » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:19 pm

Tsuki wrote:Currently on live, the ONLY mounts that are faction exclusive completely, are Elekks, Mechano Striders, Wolves, Goblin Trikes, Gryphons, Wyverns, and Lions (However, the winged Guardian is a stoney, fiery, winged lion. Technically not a lion though). Raptors have TCG, and the ZG rare drop.
Honestly, I don't see the bat being horde only, unless Alliance get a flying mount that only they can use as well. But it'd have to be something awesome like the bats.
Like... One of those biplanes. With the alliance crest on it. Iunno.
Yep! Leaving Alliance being able to obtain at least one of the Hawkstriders, Forsaken Warhorses, Raptors, Kodo, and the Scorpion! Meanwhile, horde is able to obtain a type of Horse [Tyreal's/Agrent], Sabercats/Cats [Various], and a Ram. :D

That alone leaves me on the fence about this one in particular. Although, Strangletusk does have me pondering why it's a lvl20 useable. I don't pay a whole lot of attention to the 'Scales with riding', because all the mounts do that now. Usually only the drakes are the ones that require some type of actual flying. My under 60 toons have no issues using Wyverns, they just can't fly.

Guess we'll just have to wait and see! Either way, I'm totally excited regardless of how it goes. My only hope is that it will be something that I can obtain!

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#53 Unread post by Wain » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:46 pm

Spiritbinder wrote:From what I heard it drops from a new rare call "Leat Moaf" ;)
Laugh. That would be awesome :) Though to keep in gamer theme, change it to "Leet" :)

I must be the only person who isn't yet sold on the new bats. To me they look tatty, old, like a bat on its last legs, er wings, that has been chewed on a bit. Like it might gasp and depart from the world of mortals at any point mid-flight. Like the wing membranes would split open, seeing they are supposed to be stretched tightly and their edges are all torn. But most people seem to love it so I accept it's just me ;)
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#54 Unread post by Kalliope » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:53 pm

I'm neutral myself, Wain. :D So you're....sort of not alone? ;)

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#55 Unread post by Alex » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:55 pm

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#56 Unread post by Qraljar » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:58 pm

Wain wrote:
Spiritbinder wrote:From what I heard it drops from a new rare call "Leat Moaf" ;)
Laugh. That would be awesome :) Though to keep in gamer theme, change it to "Leet" :)

I must be the only person who isn't yet sold on the new bats. To me they look tatty, old, like a bat on its last legs, er wings, that has been chewed on a bit. Like it might gasp and depart from the world of mortals at any point mid-flight. Like the wing membranes would split open, seeing they are supposed to be stretched tightly and their edges are all torn. But most people seem to love it so I accept it's just me ;)
Well, seeing as it's either this or sticking with..


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#57 Unread post by Chimera » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:05 pm

Seeing those armor-less models, the other colors to armored models, i am complete jelly.

JELLY.

I CANT WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAIT

This patch so far has been 'cool, super awesome, i really like that' but nothing has really made me want to log in again. But these bats. I will wait to see how things progress. I will be keeping close eye on these bats. If i come back for the release of 5.2, it will be because of these guys. PLEASE DUN DISSAPOINT! I KNOW YOU WANT MAH MONIES!

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#58 Unread post by PorrasouxRex » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:00 am

Now if only the Pterrawings were tameable alongside the new bats...I think I'd need many couches to calm my inner hunter down.
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#59 Unread post by Vephriel » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:17 am

I need a fainting couch.

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#60 Unread post by mpd_84 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:42 am

I hope there is at least one of these from the store. I don't care which color. I don't care if its armored or not. Imusthaveit...

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