- "The subjugation of a Xorothian Dreadsteed is a true measure of power." — Mor'zul Bloodbringer
- Main article: Dreadsteed quest (removed)
- Warlocks were once required to complete a long quest chain in order to acquire this mount.
- Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Can now be learned at level 40.
- Patch 3.0.3 (04-Nov-2008): The epic ground mount is now available on the trainer at level 61, requiring 150 riding skill, and the non-epic mount learned.
- / Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Mana cost removed, global cooldown removed.
- Patch 1.12.1 (26-Sep-2006): The mount system was re-vamped and the Dreadsteed quest chain changed to also give Journeyman riding skill.
- Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005): New icon.
- Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): Added.