Most mounts can be categorized by the type of creature or device you are riding. While these mounts can also be categorized that way, there are only one or two examples of that type of mount. This, then, is a page to describe all the oddball or unique mounts available.
Trading Card Game
These mounts are all gained by using a code from specific cards from the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game.
Unique event mounts
These mounts are available during the Hallow's End seasonal event. Neither can be added to your collection of mounts, and both types of mount disappear at the end of the event.
- Invincible's Reins drop from the Lich King in Icecrown Citadel on 25-man heroic mode.
- Mimiron's Head drops from Yogg-Saron in the 25-man version of Ulduar on hard mode.
- Felsteel Annihilator drops from Archimonde in Mythic Hellfire Citadel.
- Shackled Ur'zul drops from Argus the Unmaker in Mythic Antorus, the Burning Throne.
- Bloodfang Cocoon is sold by The Mad Merchant in Dalaran.
- Brinedeep Bottom-Feeder is sold by Conjurer Margoss at Margoss's Retreat, Dalaran.
- Darkmoon Dirigible is sold during the Darkmoon Faire by Lhara on Darkmoon Island for 1000 .
- Darkwater Skate is sold by Galissa Sundew on Darkmoon Island.
- Goblin Trike and Goblin Turbo-Trike can be purchased from Kall Worthaton <Trike Dealer>, in the Goblin Slums of Orgrimmar so long as your character has riding skill of 75/150 and you either are a goblin or have Exalted reputation with the Bilgewater Cartel.
- Golden King is sold by Alliance guild vendors.
- Lightforged Warframe is sold by Vindicator Jaelaana on the Vindicaar.
- Vicious War Lion is sold by Necrolord Sipe in Stormwind City.
- Vicious War Trike is sold by Deathguard Netharian in Orgrimmar.
- Armored Skyscreamer is rewarded from .
- Chauffeured Chopper is rewarded from .
- Jade Pandaren Kite String is rewarded from .
- Pandaren Kite String is rewarded from .
- Ratstallion is rewarded from .
- Soaring Skyterror is rewarded from .
- The Recruit-A-Friend program originally rewarded a player with the Swift Zhevra on successfully recruiting someone (who then paid for at least a month's subscription). This was replaced with the , then replaced in turn with the Heart of the Nightwing. In Patch 5.4.1, the program was changed to add the , and brought back all the previous mounts as additional choices.
- Imperial Quilen came from purchasing the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Collector's Edition.
- Illidari Felstalker comes from purchasing the World of Warcraft: Legion Digital Deluxe Edition or Collector's Edition.
- Two mounts were part of a promotion for Azeroth Choppers, a webseries competition. The Warlord's Deathwheel was the winner, granted to players who logged in during August and September 2014. Champion's Treadblade remains in the game, sold by Paulie in Stormwind City for 100,000.
- Presumably also available to attendees of BlizzCon 2017, purchasing the BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket (beginning on Sep. 13, 2017) also rewarded the Stormwind Skychaser and Orgrimmar Interceptor, character-sized, flying passenger gunships mounts, for World of Warcraft.
- Core Hound was awarded by the achievement during .
Blizzard Pet Store
Several unique mounts can only be purchased from the Blizzard Store, usually for for $25US or €20/£17, though prices vary and sometimes have a special going. They often scale with the player's riding skill and location.
- The Winged Guardian is a blazing, eagle-winged lion.
- The Armored Bloodwing is a giant bat.
- The Swift Windsteed is Pandaria's rarest and most majestic beast.
- The Enchanted Fey Dragon is the first newly designed fey dragon.
- The Iron Skyreaver is rylak mount loaded with rocket boosters; the is the first time a similar player mount was added in to match the purchasable one.
- The Grinning Reaver is a red pre-corrupted ravager.
- The Luminous Starseeker is a color-changing panthara.
- Shu-zen, the Divine Sentinel is a large, magical dog.
- Farseer's Raging Tempest is rewarded to shamans from completing .
- Fathom Dweller is a potential reward from .
- High Priest's Lightsworn Seeker is rewarded to priests from completing .
- Llothien Prowler is rewarded from .
- Slayer's Felbroken Shrieker is rewarded to demon hunters from completing .