Mount Collectors have an outdated achievement path compared to pet collectors and other collections,
During the last interview with MrGm, Ion mentioned issues between Mount achievements frequency and removed, promotional content due to new players perception.
Players have an outdated goal based on the +1 mount goal, 400,500,600…etc
So, maybe Devs could also add a “new” dynamic (It was already used but forgotten) to the game:
Raiding with Leashes achievements for Pet Collectors or Awake the drakes
Both achievement above required the player to collect specific mount/pets for a reward, Devs could implement instead of a mount achievement for X amount of mounts, more achievements based on the type of mount.
For example, Right now we’ve 11 Amphibian in game, Devs could implement an achievement that requires those 11 exact Amphibians which is more tedious or just 8 from those 11 amphibians, so you can avoid some mounts if needed.
Specific Mounts Required
An amount of the mounts of that type available required
This kind of achievement should be based always on the mounts available in game for new and returning players and it won’t be impacted by removed or promotional content.
- Unused recolors
Or if the Devs don’t want to do the easy way, they could take a model and add something new like for example, If you collect all the new Otters, you’ll receive and Otter Armored mount with a Crown, THE OTTHER KING.
- New Unique model or mount with a small difference: THE OTTER KING.
Players could also receive multiple goals for a type of family with multiple mounts:
Demons for example with 2 achievements:
Another kind of achievement:
All the mounts available from a specific expansion:
Reward: I’d personally ask for an unique model for this kind of goal but a recolor unused its another option.
Maizou did a great post around collection achievement rewards, so this could be a good proposal for mounts.
Edit 2: Moved from GD to Achievements section, I’d like any inputs on this idea, so far I shared it with my mount collectors on other sides and they really liked it.