Wrath Classic Cold Weather Flying WotLK

Cold Weather Flying allows the player to ride flying mounts in Northrend.

Once you arrive in the frost-covered lands of Northrend in Wrath of the Lich King Classic ™, your mounts will get you where you need to go, but only on the ground. However, with Cold Weather Flying, you can conquer the biting chill of the Northrend air in no time, so bundle up and get ready.

Wrath Classic Cold Weather

Cold Weather Flying grants the ability to use a flying mount (epic or non-epic) or Druid flight form in Northrend, if you know at least Expert Riding or Flight Form. It can be trained at level 77 from the Cold Weather Flying trainers in Northrend for 1,000 Gold. Alternatively, it can be learned from Tome of Cold Weather Flight, a single-use, account-bound item you can purchase for 1,000 Gold and send to alts.

This is a passive ability that does not replace your existing flying skill, so you will still need to pay the full cost if you still need to train  Artisan Riding for swift flying mounts/flight form.

Spell Details

Duration n/a
School Physical
Mechanic n/a
Dispel type n/a
GCD category n/a
Cost None
Range 0 yards (Self)
Cast time Instant
Cooldown n/a
GCD 0 seconds
Effect Dummy
Value: 1
PVP Multiplier: 1
Server-side script
  • Is Ability
  • Passive spell
  • Can be used while mounted

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Learn Cold Weather Flying to fly in Northrend

To learn Cold Weather Flying, you must be level 77 and know Expert Riding or Flight Form (Druids). When you’re ready, head to the following trainers to learn:

  • Hira Snowdawn, who roams Krasus’ Landing in Dalaran. Hira also offers the Tome of Cold Weather Flight, which allows your alts to learn Cold Weather Flying at level 68.
  • Roxi Ramrocket at K3, Storm Peaks.
  • Pilot Vic at River’s Heart, Sholazar Basin

Reputation Helps

While learning Expert and Artisan Riding skills through the Cold Weather Flying trainers is possible, you can benefit from reputation discounts from Maigra Keenfeather in Valiance Keep (Alliance) or Wind Rider Sabamba in Warsong Hold (Horde) in Borean Tundra.

Also, depending on your reputation, there may be deeper discounts through Hargen Bronzewing at Honor Hold or Wind Rider Jahubo at Thrallmar in Hellfire Peninsula.

Slightly Used Is Slightly New…to Someone

Need a lift but don’t have Cold Weather Flying yet? No worries. A loaner mount is available from “Honest” Max at K3 in Storm Peaks for those level 77 or higher. Fair warning, these flying mounts are a little sluggish and somewhat stubborn; they will only fly at 60% within Storm Peaks, Sholozar Basin, and Icecrown.

Don’t Leave Your Alts Grounded

After your first character has reached level 80 and has Cold Weather Flying, you’ll be able to get the Tome of Cold Weather Flight from Hira Snowdawn for your alts. Each alt that you plan to level through Northrend will need to be sent a Tome of Cold Weather Flight if you want them to be able to take to the skies at level 68.


  1. Bralla Cloudwing, located near the Flight Master at Trade District in Stormwind.
  2. Hira Snowdawn, located near the Flight Master at Krasus’ Landing in Dalaran.
  3. Pilot Vic, located near River’s Heart in Sholazar Basin.
  4. Maigra Keenfeather, located at Valiance Keep in Borean Tundra.
  5. Wind Rider Sabamba, located at Warsong Hold in Borean Tundra.

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