Fantastical winged beasts native to the unscalable peaks of Abalathia's Spine, griffins actually have a long history of serving as mounts. Indeed, before the city–state's fall, the Ala Mhigan army maintained a regiment of griffin–back soldiers who would harry opposing forces.
“Spread your wings and soar” - Highwind Skyways Slogan
— In-game description
- It was released in patch 3.0