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Flying Mounts? Can that be a thing?

LejonTryne
What do u think peeps? I think it would be cool with some flying mounts, but idk if the zones r too small for it thou!
And it should be like a skill u have to buy, like in WoW! Not in crown store, just for in-game money! And mount should u buy though the Crown Store like u can do right now!

What about a flying dragon mount!? <3
  • Nestor
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    As you say, the zones are really too small. Kind of like how when you use your horse to farm materials, you keep getting on and off again, so overall slower. Same thing with Flying Mounts. And, there is the whole balance thing to worry about, as they for sure could not fly faster than a mount could run. Forget about using them in PvP.

    And, then, not all that much has been done to the tops of the mountains and cliffs and buildings we can't normally access, or at least get a view on now. The devs would have to overhaul a significant portion of the games artwork. Think Rivenspire. Ever spent time looking at that zones mountains?

    It would be a lot of work for not much in game benefit.

    Would it be cool? Maybe, but the flying mounts introduced in Skyrim were more a gimmick than something useful.
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  • Lazarus_Rising
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    I would be in for as long the server can handle it. It would be nice if they were farmable like in Hard Mode or something. HM Fang lair gives you an undead Dragon. Cloudrest Vet gives you a Griphon. Sunspire Vet gives you a Dragon etc...

    What also would be very nice if there are mounts which you can ride as two or maybe more.
  • Luigi_Vampa
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    Personally I would love to have flying mounts but apparently the engine doesn't support it.
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  • essi2
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    No.

    The zones are really small, probably too small.

    The engine doesn't and probably can't support flying creatures that are not scripted.
    Creatures like the Harpies and such aren't really flying, they are magnetized to the ground and the model hovering above the ground plane.

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  • srfrogg23
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    LejonTryne wrote: »
    What do u think peeps? I think it would be cool with some flying mounts, but idk if the zones r too small for it thou!
    And it should be like a skill u have to buy, like in WoW! Not in crown store, just for in-game money! And mount should u buy though the Crown Store like u can do right now!

    What about a flying dragon mount!? <3

    We can't even swim under water. I seriously doubt flight will ever happen.
  • Sondernaam
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    Plain and simple - NO
  • zaria
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    I would be in for as long the server can handle it. It would be nice if they were farmable like in Hard Mode or something. HM Fang lair gives you an undead Dragon. Cloudrest Vet gives you a Griphon. Sunspire Vet gives you a Dragon etc...

    What also would be very nice if there are mounts which you can ride as two or maybe more.
    Server can handle it just fine, problem is client, game is not designed for it so you get areas who don't look nice from above and has no clipping on roofs. This was an major work in WOW.

    it would obviously not work in Cyrodil as you could now PvDoor without siege just land on keep and kill the npc.
    Not in instances like HCR and AA where you can ride as you can skip all up to the large trash fight before last boss.

    As other say zones are small with wayshrines everywhere
    Grinding just make you go in circles.
    Asking ZoS for nerfs is as stupid as asking for close air support from the death star.
  • VaranisArano
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    Imagine getting sniped off your flying mount in Cyrodiil!
  • stvwhitewalker
    Are you serious !! I have enough problems with enemies i kill that fly to my location and are then classed as not within range to loot due to the lag, if they did introduce flying mounts the sky would be full of the assorted animals while the riders stayed on the ground looking up helplessly. STUPID idea
  • Torment
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    OMG First open-world Bitchcraft PVP and now Flying Mounts If you don't like the way the game is just go back to warcraft!!!!
    Edited by Torment on August 14, 2019 1:04PM
  • Hamish999
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    I'll keep this simple ... NO!
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  • xxthir13enxx
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    Searching Forums First? Can that be a thing?
  • Tommy_The_Gun
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    Taking keeps in Cyro will be like:
    BriskEagerAlpinegoat-max-1mb.gif
    :D
  • Uryel
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    Beforte we get flying mounts, we'd need to ba able to swim underwater and actually climb stuff that looks easily to climb but is blocked by invisible walls. THEN, maybe, when the game actually support proper exploration, we can think about maybe having flying mounts.

    Basically, read this as "never going to happen".
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  • therift
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    Flying mounts are such a problem that WoW tried to remove them from new expansions, but player outrage forced the publisher to accommodate them anyway, which meant that the ability to simply fly over any obstacle and every challenge greatly reduced the number of options available for gameplay design.

    I wouldn't want to play a game that was forced into the straitjacket imposed by the ability to fly. Flying mounts are terrible.
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  • Sarannah
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    Even though I loved flying in wow, quit wow and decided not to return to it only because of the no-flying they have now... I do not feel flying belongs in TESO. So no.

    However, I do wish ZOS would fix the state current mounts are in, slowing down on every little pebble or other unnoticable obstacle you run into. Like the slightly higher board on the vivec bridge towards the daily turn-ins. The faster your mount, the slower it gets due to hanging on stupid stuff.

    More ground mount types, like dragons and whatever else would be awesome though.
    Edited by Sarannah on August 14, 2019 1:21PM
  • kinguardian
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    srfrogg23 wrote: »
    LejonTryne wrote: »
    What do u think peeps? I think it would be cool with some flying mounts, but idk if the zones r too small for it thou!
    And it should be like a skill u have to buy, like in WoW! Not in crown store, just for in-game money! And mount should u buy though the Crown Store like u can do right now!

    What about a flying dragon mount!? <3

    We can't even swim under water. I seriously doubt flight will ever happen.

    That I really miss in the game that we cannot swim under water and explore there
  • Kagukan
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    Maybe a mount that kind of glides over the surface rather than an actually flying mount.
  • SpacemanSpiff1
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    no. the game engine and maps cannot support it.
  • wishlist14
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    Yeah, because people with a bazillion pets, familiars and regular mounts cluttering up crafting areas, NPCs and other stuff isn't enough already, let's give everyone a dragon.

    Before we even worry about stuff like this, can we have one simple fix for existing mounts? I'd like for them to stop instantly dissolving the moment they are touched by a microscopic amount of water, please.

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
  • wishlist14
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    Taking keeps in Cyro will be like:
    BriskEagerAlpinegoat-max-1mb.gif
    :D

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
  • wishlist14
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    Personally I do not want flying mounts. Sorry op I wish I could agree with you but I just think it would not benefit eso in any way.

    However, I do want to see a quest where we get to befriend a dragon. It would be awesome to get up close to a dragon without being burnt cinders to😆
    Edited by wishlist14 on August 14, 2019 1:41PM
  • Nemesis7884
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    i would love a pegasus or gryphon mount that just runs and doesnt fly (like the pegasus in assassins creed odyssey)...or a baby dragon or mammoth
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