As with everything else in Albion Online, when I first had to figure out how mounts work, I had to start taking notes and comparing stats. After purchasing animals that can be turned to mounts (instead of the mounts themselves), and wasting a few hours researching about their traits, I came up with this guide in order to help fellow adventurers.

In the first section, I’m proposing the best mounts for each playstyle, so you can find what fits you the quickest, and set your goals. For the data lovers (me), there is the 2nd section, where all mounts are broken down by Tier, and you can compare all their unique stats.

Let’s begin!

The Best Mounts in Albion Online

What I love in Albion, is that there are different items / weapons / mounts etc. for every occasion and player preference.

“Having the right tool for the job” is critical in your survival (don’t forget that after Tier 5 you will start PvP, whether you want or not!) in Albion, and will be the deciding factor in a fight / escape.

The Fastest Mount

When you are ganking other players, or you want to stay safe from ganks, speed is paramount.

The fastest a mount is, the more it has to sacrifice for weight limit and / or defense, but there are cases where that extra speed can save your life, or make you the most fearless ganker in your area.

Below you will find the fastest mount in Albion Online for each Tier:

  • Tier 8 – Rageclaw – 80% Move Speed & 145% Gallop Speed
  • Tier 7 – Grandmaster’s Armored Horse – 65% Move Speed & 115% Gallop Speed (also Saddled Swamp Dragon has 90% at both move & gallop speed, so it’s a great ganking mount).
  • Tier 6 – Direwolf & Ghostwolf – 85% Move Speed & 140% Gallop Speed
  • Tier 5 – Swiftclaw – 80% Move Speed & 130% Gallop Speed
  • Tier 4 – Adept’s Giant Stag – 70% Move Speed & 105% Gallop Speed
  • Tier 3 – Journeyman’s Riding Horse – 65% Move Speed & 95% Gallop Speed

The Strongest (Weight Capacity) Mount

When you are serious about gathering resources (especially in safe / blue zones where no one can hurt you), moving around with the toughest mount is paramount (see what I did there?)

Oxen are the most popular “huge weight-limit” mounts in the game, and will accompany many of your farming trips. However keep in mind that the more dangerous (and populated) a red / black area is, the more dangerous it will be to go around in your ox. It’s tough, yes, but it’s slow. And trust me you are going to need every seconds if you want to get out alive with all the resources you were working hard to gather all that time!

Of course if you are looking to transfer your stuff between storages, it’s the only solution, and the best one is the Mammoth, for it’s insane weight limit!

Again, below are the best mounts for weight capacity by Tier:

  • Tier 8 – Elder’s Transport Mammoth – 41.162kg & Saddled Direbear for “safe” gathering with 2.469kg, 50% Move Speed & 90% Gallop Speed.
  • Tier 7 – Grandmaster’s Transport Ox – 3.583kg & Flame / Venom Basilisk with 3.311kg & 40% Move / Gallop Speed. Last but not least, Saddled Direboar is the best of both worlds, with 1.433kg, 60% Move Speed & 105% Gallop Speed.
  • Tier 6 – Master’s Transport Ox – 3.148kg & Master’s Giant Stag for quick escapes with 594kg, 70% Move Speed & 115% Gallop Speed.
  • Tier 5 – Expert’s Transport Ox – 2.676kg
  • Tier 4 – Adept’s Transport Ox – 2.331kg & Adept’s Giant Stag for your first trips to Tier 5 areas, with 465kg, 70% Move Speed & 105% Gallop Speed.
  • Tier 3 – Journeyman’s Transport Ox – 1.569kg

The Gatherer’s Secret Weapon

Even though mentioned above, these lovely stags are worth their own section!

Adept’s Giant Stag & Master’s Giant Stag are two exceptional mounts, for the single fact that they are fast enough (faster than their Tier’s Horses), and can carry quite a lot of weight for quick farm runs (almost double than horses).

The All-Around Solution

When you simply can’t decide, or you just want an all-around solution for some cases, the Saddled Direboar / Direbear are the best choice (although they are Tier 7 & 8, so they concern the late game).

They have great movement, great defense, and great weight capacity! They don’t excel on any of these fields, but they are more than average in all, so be on the lookout for them!

All Mounts in Albion Online

Below you will find detailed stats for every mount in Albion Online, so that you can use it as an easy reference while you progress your characters.

The mounts are grouped in Tiers, and their descriptions & stats are taken from the game.

Tier 2 Mounts

Novice’s Mule

Mount Hitpoints: 238
Move Speed Bonus:
Gallop Move Speed Bonus:
Max Load:

Tier 3 Mounts

Journeyman’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 669
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +95%
Max Load: +157kg

Journeyman’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.338
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +60%
Armor: +232
Magical Resistance: +232
CC Resistance: +155
Max Load: +1.569kg

Tier 4 Mounts

Adept’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 752
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +100%
Max Load: +233kg

Adept’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.504
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Armor: +246
Magical Resistance: +246
CC Resistance: +185
Max Load: +2.331kg

Adept’s Giant Stag

Mount Hitpoints: 601
Move Speed Bonus: +70%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +105%
Max Load: +465kg

Tier 5 Mounts

Expert’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 797
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +105%
Max Load: +268kg

Expert’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.594
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +70%
Armor: +253
Magical Resistance: +253
CC Resistance: +202
Max Load: +2.676kg

Expert’s Armored Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 797
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +105%
Armor: +101
Magical Resistance: +101
CC Resistance: +81

Bonehorse

Mount Hitpoints: 845
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +110%
Max Load: +246kg

Warhorse

Mount Hitpoints: 845
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +110%
Armor: +101
Magical Resistance: +101
CC Resistance: +81

Swiftclaw

Mount Hitpoints: 676
Move Speed Bonus: +80%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +130%

Arena Veteran’s Armored Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 845
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +105%
Armor: +101
Magical Resistance: +101
CC Resistance: +81

Arena Veteran’s Armored Sabertooth

Mount Hitpoints: 676
Move Speed Bonus: +75%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +125%
Armor: +101
Magical Resistance: +101
CC Resistance: +81

Horse Macabre

Mount Hitpoints: 797
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +110%
Max Load: +246kg

Sabertooth Rex

Mount Hitpoints: 638
Move Speed Bonus: +75%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +125%
Armor: +101
Magical Resistance: +101
CC Resistance: +81

Tier 6 Mounts

Master’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 845
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +110%
Max Load: +314kg

Master’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.689
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +75%
Armor: +261
Magical Resistance: +261
CC Resistance: +220
Max Load: +3.148kg

Master’s Armored Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 845
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +110%
Armor: +104
Magical Resistance: +104
CC Resistance: +88

Direwolf

Mount Hitpoints: 507
Move Speed Bonus: +85%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +140%

Master’s Giant Stag

Mount Hitpoints: 676
Move Speed Bonus: +70%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +115%
Max Load: +594kg

Yule Stag

Mount Hitpoints: 708
Move Speed Bonus: +70%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +120%
Max Load: +576kg

Ghostwolf

Mount Hitpoints: 507
Move Speed Bonus: +85%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +140%

Tier 7 Mounts

Grandmaster’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 885
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +115%
Max Load: +358kg

Grandmaster’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.770
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +80%
Armor: +267
Magical Resistance: +267
CC Resistance: +236
Max Load: +3.583kg

Grandmaster’s Armored Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 885
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +115%
Armor: +107
Magical Resistance: +107
CC Resistance: +95

Saddled Direboar

Mount Hitpoints: 885
Move Speed Bonus: +60%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +105%
Armor: +107
Magical Resistance: +107
CC Resistance: +95
Max Load: +1.433kg

Flame Basilisk

Mount Hitpoints: 9.273
Move Speed Bonus: +40%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +40%
Armor: +214
Magical Resistance: +214
CC Resistance: +331
Max Load: +3.311kg

Venom Basilisk

Mount Hitpoints: 9.273
Move Speed Bonus: +40%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +40%
Armor: +214
Magical Resistance: +214
CC Resistance: +331
Max Load: +3.311kg

Saddled Swamp Dragon

Mount Hitpoints: 1.062
Move Speed Bonus: +90%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +90%
Max Load: +1.075kg

Tier 8 Mounts

Elder’s Riding Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 927
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +120%
Max Load: +412kg

Elder’s Transport Ox

Mount Hitpoints: 1.855
Move Speed Bonus: +35%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +85%
Armor: +274
Magical Resistance: +274
CC Resistance: +254
Max Load: +4.116kg

Elder’s Armored Horse

Mount Hitpoints: 927
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +120%
Armor: +109
Magical Resistance: +109
CC Resistance: +101

Saddled Direbear

Mount Hitpoints: 1.855
Move Speed Bonus: +50%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +90%
Armor: +328
Magical Resistance: +328
CC Resistance: +381
Max Load: +2.469kg

Elder’s Transport Mammoth

Mount Hitpoints: 3.709
Move Speed Bonus: +30%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +30%
Armor: +410
Magical Resistance: +410
CC Resistance: +381
Max Load: +41.162kg

Nightmare

Mount Hitpoints: 960
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +125%
Armor: +109
Magical Resistance: +109
CC Resistance: +101

Rageclaw

Mount Hitpoints: 768
Move Speed Bonus: +80%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +145%

Spectral Bonehorse

Mount Hitpoints: 960
Move Speed Bonus: +65%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +125%
Max Load: +398kg

Elder’s Command Mammoth

Mount Hitpoints: 38.411
Move Speed Bonus: +10%
Gallop Move Speed Bonus: +10%
Armor: +410
Magical Resistance: +410
CC Resistance: +381
Max Load: +3.977kg

Babalon, Mother of Abominations
16-hours / day in front of the screen entrepreneur, of which 6+ are spent on gaming. MMOs, CCGs, RPGs and many more, Steam-addict & achievement-w***e. Currently wasting life on ESO.

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