Maybe replace Sandstone Drake in the overview where to get the mount with the replacement drake "Purple Netherwing Drake", since the Sandstone is out of the achievement.
I only need the blazing drake, I really hope it will be as soloable as implied!
Love the idea of the drake achievement, but honestly not a huge fan for the emerald drake... Maybe a different drake? or upgraded model? or even a better shade of green? (just my opinion but something like Ysera would be sweet)
The drake reward seems kind of crumby compared to all of the time you would have to spend collecting every drake.
Blargh! I have all but the blazing drake. I hate farming Dragon Soul. I can't solo it on my main and it's a nightmare to get people who won't ninja to go in there.
I think adding the Blazing Drake is a weird choice, I have a terrible time farming up mounts (VP and Stonecore mounts were +500 tries each) and I don't like RNG-based achievements. I've somewhat tried to farm the Blazing Drake but it's hard to keep groups together when several people have the mount from Cata, and after several tries, the remaining people get the transmog/legendaries they need and lose interest.I also think that even if it's soloable or Spine is fixed...clearing all of Dragon Soul for an RNG mount is too much of a time commitment. At least the other RNG mounts are quick to farm.It also seems fairly arbitrary which mounts are included--perhaps swapping in the T13 meta drake would be better? If they're doing different dragon models, why not proto-drakes? etc
Will be awesome to solo older content much easier in WoD/patch 6.0 :) how about a tcg mount achievement? That rewards some special mount? :)
Hope i can get the Swift Zulian Tiger in time, always wanted that mount...
I have to agree with everyone else about the Blazing Drake. Not so much for the RNG-aspect -which can be attributed to other drakes of the same achievement- but because it doesn't really fit in as a "drake", it's modeled after Alextrasza, after all, who is a fully grown dragon.The Sandstone made a little more sense, because despite it not being made of flesh, it at the very least complied with the standard "drake" model.
As I tweeted a response to that tweet too, I personally don't like the RNG-nature of this achievement either.Personally, I would include drakes that can be obtained by hard work (glory achievements), which still require time, but not so much on luck.
I have all but the azure drake
Wish things like the Black proto-drake and other unobtainable mounts would be on the BMAH. Very lackluster additions if you ask me.
I'd like to see a title be rewarded along with the emerald drake. Perhaps Drake Rider <insert name>.Emerald drake is a long awaited mount, but I feel it's a bland reward seeing as mounts such as the onyxian drake and blazing drake are requirements.A recolored emerald blazing drake would be more appropriate imo.
I've also previously suggested that the Emerald Drake could be a Hyjal exalted reward--it seems a lot of lore players really like that mount, and that may not overlap with the RNG mount farming crowd that's into flashier ones.
I agree on the Blazing Drake being a weird choice. That raid is a nightmare to try to farm for that mount.I wonder if they're still going through what drakes count for the achievement though. It makes sense to include the older ones from Wrath like the Azure, Blue etc. since the emerald drake shares the same model. Others like the Purple Netherwing Drake or the Sandstone Drake seem pretty random.