- This article is for the lore of the temporary spirit mount. See for the spell that summons this mount. See for the Scroll of Resurrection reward mount.
Spectral gryphons are ghostly gryphons that aid players in transporting them to different locations. First seen only in in the Eastern Plaguelands alongside William Kielar, it can be used to fly to the other towers if the player's faction controls the Plaguewood Tower.
- Crystalsong Forest
- Storm Peaks, which includes all the instances
- Wyrmrest Temple in Dragonblight, leaving this subzone will dismount you
- When you die in one of those zones you respawn as a ghost already mounted on spectral gryphons.
- If you go into those zones as a ghost, you will suddenly find yourself on a spectral gryphon.
- They also appear as mounts for the Forgotten Captains on the Forgotten Shore in Dragonblight.
- As Night elf players become wisps, they gain the ability to fly instead. Wisp Spirit also allows them to fly faster than spectral gryphons.
- Hotfix (2009-04-16): "Players killed or ghosts that move into Crystalsong Forest should now be on a spectral gryphon to ride back to their body. "