When Kael'thas led his followers to the ruined world of Outland, the vibrant hawkstriders that were brought with them proved to be welcome reminders of the blood elves’ beauteous home in Quel'Thalas. Valued for their trustworthiness and speed, these colorful avian creatures embody the inherent splendor of the forests within the blood elven kingdom. While tragedy has befallen Quel’Thalas in recent years, the hawkstriders remain an integral part of the elves’ day-to-day lives.
Faction mounts: Apprentice
These mounts give a 60% speed increase on land. You can purchase these mounts from <Hawkstrider Breeder> at Thuron's Livery in Eversong Woods so long as your character has riding skill of 75 (obtainable at level 20). If you are playing as any race other than a blood elf, you will also need to have Exalted reputation with the Silvermoon City.
Faction mounts: Journeyman
These mounts give a 100% speed increase on land. You can purchase these mounts from Winaestra so long as your character has riding skill of 150 (obtainable at level 40), and are restricted similarly to the apprentice mounts above.
Other Hawkstrider mounts
Hawkstriders as loot