Last year, Blizzard called on the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands community to make a choice of a new free mount. In the end she won by a clear margin The wandering ancient, which finally finds its way into the game with Update 9.0.5.
Speaking of mounts: In World of Warcraft you can fall back on countless beings for faster transport. In our guide we tell you where you can get the mounts of the current addon.
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At Blizzcon 2021, Blizzard presented the final version of the ancient, which has a few special features.
Introducing the Wandering Ancient
The Wandering Ancient is essentially a huge tree that is intended as a mount for a single player. Unfortunately, you cannot take other players with you. In return, however, the developers missed two exciting details:
Changing appearance: Since the ancient is a tree, it changes its look according to the season. In summer and spring it shines with green leaves, in autumn they turn red-brown and in winter the colors white and blue dominate. In addition, the Wandering Urtum loses a few leaves, depending on the season.
Stowaway: On board the ancient is also a small caterpillar that hides in the knothole of the mount. Every now and then she appears behind the player and treats herself to a few rays of sunshine. When choosing the mount, there was also a large caterpillar to choose from, which, however, was not very popular, but the miniature version still makes it into the game.
Who will receive the mount?
In a nutshell: Anyone with an active subscription logs into World of Warcraft: Shadowlands once after the release of Patch 9.0.5. The Wandering Urtum is made available to you free of charge and without any effort.
It is not known whether the free distribution will eventually end. The patch itself will probably be released sometime in March. It is currently still on the PTR, the official test server.
You can find out more information about the ancient times and how the individual Blizzard teams technically implemented the new mount in the developer video:
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What’s next with Shadowlands?
The upcoming patch 9.0.5, which aims to tackle the much-criticized loot problem, among other things, is just another step in between to the next major update. At Blizzcon 2021, Blizzard announced Chains of Domination the first content patch for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.
In addition to a continuation of the story and a new area, other exciting content awaits you. We summarize for you all information about Patch 9.1 in an overview:
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There is also no release date for Patch 9.1 yet. At the moment there is still patch 9.0.5 on the test server, only then can Chains of Domination be put through its paces. It remains to be seen when it will be published on the live server. We suspect that it could be in April or May.