Flying in World of Warcraft

Updated: 1 month ago
Article ID: 108493

Common Problems

  • Have the flying skill but cannot fly in the Maw.
  • How do I unlock flying in Shadowlands?
  • Is the pathfinder achievement account-wide?

All Modern WoW characters automatically learn the Expert Riding skill at level 30, allowing them to ride flying mounts in any zone except: 

  • Dragonflight zones
  • Shadowlands zones
  • Specific no-fly zones
    • Most instanced content (scenarios, dungeons, raids, battlegrounds, and arenas)
    • Silvermoon, Eversong Woods, and Ghostlands
    • Exodar, Azuremyst Isle, and Bloodmyst Isle
    • The Darkmoon Faire and Darkmoon Island
    • Tol Barad
    • The Molten Front
    • Isle of Thunder and Timeless Isle
    • Tanaan Jungle (intro zone)
    • Argus
    • The Maw and Korthia
    • Oribos