What would a hero be without a mighty steed? How else does a champion ride boldly into the thick of battle? What self-respecting hero walks to the battlefield, instead of riding in style?
You’ve met the pandaren and learned of their rich and enigmatic history, but the time has come to reveal their mount of choice, the Dragon Turtle.
The pandaren have long sought mounts that embody their values: patience and strength. With a naturally armored hide, and even gait (no matter how heavy the passenger), and the relaxed attitude that welcomes long journeys, the Dragon Turtle is perfect for the pandaren adventurer. Indigenous to mainland Pandaria, these fine steeds are easily outfitted with the essentials: maps, cushions, footstools, and brew-storage. Comfortable and hardy, the dragon turtle’s slow, even stride will gently ease passengers into new parts of the world and/or a relaxing nap time.
*Disclaimer: Do not operate while napping. May not actually charge into battle. Maps, cushions, and brew-storage optional.May cause mount envy and wanderlust. For recreational use only. Keep fingers and toes away from mouth. Do not leave in sun. Feed and water regularly. No guarantees real or imagined apply.
They just had to embed a dragon in some way. :P
I GET IT BLIZZARD! I HAVE TO BUY MISTS OF PANDARIA, STOP TRYING TO CONVINCE ME!
Finally I'll have a turtle mount... Sea Turtle just won't 'drop' for me.
but...it's a turtle...turtles are slow....
Did we really need six different colors?And Im curious as to the speed. Hopefully it will be walk speed/60%.
Yea :D Sea turtle got a friend to share it's life with :D
SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!
Keep in mind that for most mount models faction vendors sell 6+ mounts, there's 2 reskinned ones from the Argent Tournament, and then there's one PvP one (guessing the Black Turtle). 12 total isn't too much higher than normal--maybe some will be faction-specific.
It only makes sense. As the great Liu Lang set out on what I assume now is the great Wandering Isle, Shen-zin Su, the Pandaren Adventurer's guild would feel a similar affinity to turtles.
So I guess the vendor(s) for these mounts will be in Stormwind/Orgrimmar?
Fantastic looking mounts. I didn't really believe a "Dragonturtle" would fit with the Pandaren race. But then reading about them, they kind of suit. One thing that is strikingly clear is the graphic quality of the mounts. Much like the Pandaren, they put most other mounts to shame. The closest thing i can compair them to is a Kodo, and it is disheartening to see the difference in detail. Please Blizzard, if you do plan to update old race models to fit with the quality of the Pandaren, please show our lil' Kodos and Derpy Horsies some love!
its not that awesome actually. i will buy it but I've seen better
I want one with wings too, and they should be sold by a vendor named "Cooper."
Turtles aren't really slow.