I always thought it was a little strange how the Ashes would drop from Kael’thas in Tempest Keep instead of Al’ar himself but being such an awesome mount to get back then it does make sense. The mount is currently listed at a 2% drop rate so you still don’t see that many around. I always felt they were kind of blinding so I never looked at them for too long – kind of like looking at the sun.
When I entered Tempest Keep, I opted to go a different route and went straight to Kael’thas instead of doing either of the side bosses. I didn’t think much about it at the time since I figured I don’t really need the pets but I was planning to do them afterwards. Funnily enough, I didn’t realise the mount had dropped since I was talking to someone at the time but then I saw the achievement pop just up as I looted.
As soon as I left the raid, I took him out for a test drive feeling very regal indeed. To help mark the occasion, I flew to Area 52 for a quick change of attire.