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Hellfire Peninsula Landscape

Land

  • Land transportation is any form of traveling done while on land.
  • Two ways to travel on land is: On Foot and Mounts.
  • Druids have a unique form of land transportation. Read more about it here.
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On Foot

Gnome Running Across Hellfire Peninsula - Cindia, Level 80 Gnome Warrior - The Scryers
  • The majority of your transportation on foot will be between levels 1 and 30.
  • While in buildings you are unable to use a mount so will also have to travel within while on foot.
  • Walking is much slower than running
  • Can Walk or Run (toggled on and off with '/' on Num Pad by default)
  • Most the time you will see someone walking when they are RPing.
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Ground Mounts

  • At level 30 you are able to purchase the Apprentice Riding Skill allowing you to ride 60% speed mounts.
  • At level 60 you are able to purchase the Journeyman Riding Skill allowing you to ride 100% speed mounts.
  • Some mounts are race specific but may be ridable by other races if reputation for that faction has reached exaulted.
  • Ground Mounts are unusable inside buildings.
  • Ground Mounts have the capability of swimming, however, it is no faster than swimming without one.
  • You may not attack while on a mount, you will automatically be dismounted.
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Air

  • Air transportation is any form of traveling done in the air.
  • 3 major types of air transportation is: Flight Paths, Blimps, Flying Mounts.
  • Falling can also be considered a form of transportation.
  • Druids have a unique form of air transportation. Read more about it here.
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Falling

A Gnome Falling - Cinda, Level 80 Gnome Warrior - The Scryers
  • Not usually a recommended form of transportation.
  • Can be effectively used particularly when you are high up needing to get down quickly.
  • Recommended to be only used by Mages, Paladins, and Priests due to a special spell they aquire.
  • Engineers and Druids also have effective ways of falling safely.
  • Flying over a restricted flight zone will dismount you and you will fall: luckily for you Blizzard equipped everyone with a secret parachute only to reveal itself upon this occasion.
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Flight Paths

  • Many flight paths all across each continent.
  • Some flight paths are Alliance specific, some are Horde specific, and others are neutral.
  • Depending on faction, and even main race of the area, what you ride will vary.
  • Convenient way to fly from one area to another of great distances.
  • Only located at specific camps, towns, and cities.

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Zepplin

Zepplins

  • Horde specific way of flight transportation.
  • Travels back and forth between two locations.
  • Possible for Alliance to use for transportation; however is dangerous.
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Flying Mounts

FlyingMounts
  • At level 60 you are able to purchase the Expert Riding Skill allowing you to fly 60% speed flying mounts.
  • At level 60 you are also able to purchase the Artisan Riding Skill allowing you to fly 280% speed flying mounts.
  • Flying mounts are not usable in Kalimdor, Eastern Kingdoms, or Isle of Quel Danas.
  • At level 78 you are able to purchase the Coldweather Riding Skill allowing you to fly your flying mounts in Northrend.
  • Players with a character at level 80 are allowed to purchase Cold Weather Flying for their other chars to learn it at 70.
  • Flying mounts are unusable inside buildings and in water.
  • You may not attack while on a flying mount, you will automatically be dismounted.
  • You will be dismounted upon entering water.
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Water

  • Water transportation is any form of transportation done in the water.
  • 2 major types of water transportation is: Swimming and Boats.
  • Druids have a unique form of water transformation. Read more about it here.
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Gnome Warrior Swimming With Pengu - Cindia, Level 80 Gnome Warrior - The Scryers

Swimming

  • Swimming is sometimes necessary, however tedius, to get to certain places.
  • While swimming underwater, you must be cautious of your breath gauge.
  • While swimming in open or deep waters, you must be cautious of getting fatigue.
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