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WoW Classic Realms Population Report: August 23rd

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We're four days away from Classic launch. New realms are coming in both regions on August 26, and Blizzard will also be lifting the 3-character limit per server soon.

Check out our WoW Classic Realm Population hub for a full history of recent population changes!

EU Realms

Gehennas is now marked as Full. Both new German servers went from Low to Medium.

The following realms will open on August 26, 2019 at 19:00 p.m. CEST:

  • Flamelash - PvP - English
  • Gandling - PvP English
  • Mograine - PvP - English
  • Nethergarde Keep - Normal - English
  • Razorgore - PvP - English
Name Type Language Population
Firemaw *new* PvP English Medium
Gehennas PvP English High Full
Golemagg PvP English Full
Hydraxian Waterlords RP English Medium
Mirage Raceway Normal English High
Pyrewood Village Normal English High
Shazzrah PvP English Full
Zandalar Tribe RP-PvP English Medium
Auberdine Normal French Medium
Sulfuron PvP French High
Everlook Normal German Full
Lucifron PvP German Full
Razorfen *new* Normal German Low Medium
Venoxis *new* PvP German Low Medium
Хроми (Chromie) Normal Russian Medium
Пламегор (Flamegor) PvP Russian High

US Realms

The following realms will open on August 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PDT:

  • Incendius - PvP - Eastern
  • Bigglesworth - PvP - Pacific
  • Old Blanchy - Normal - Pacific
  • Westfall - Normal - Eastern
Name Type Time Zone Population
Atiesh Normal Pacific High
Blaumeux *new* PvP Pacific Low
Mankrik Normal Eastern Full
Myzrael Normal Pacific High
Pagle Normal Eastern Full
Skeram *new* PvP Eastern Medium
Stalagg PvP Eastern High 
Faerlina PvP Eastern Full
Fairbanks PvP Pacific  High
Herod PvP Eastern Full
Whitemane PvP Pacific Full
Bloodsail Buccanneers RP Eastern Medium
Grobbulus RP-PvP Pacific Medium
Thalnos PvP Eastern Full

Oceanic Realms

Name Type Time Zone Population
Arugal PvP Australian Eastern Time High
Remulos Normal Australian Eastern Time Medium

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They're adding servers at a pretty quick rate!  I wonder what their population estimates are for Classic now.  I have a feeling Classic is going to grow like they did back in vanilla so it should be interesting to see.  I think they're severely overestimating the percent of tourists as well.

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13 minutes ago, ClassicRaids said:

They're adding servers at a pretty quick rate!  I wonder what their population estimates are for Classic now.  I have a feeling Classic is going to grow like they did back in vanilla so it should be interesting to see.  I think they're severely overestimating the percent of tourists as well.

With the end of Legion and most of BFA feeling like an on-rails experience where the world is no longer the main character along with a crazy amount of Nostalgia from the original millions of subs...I think people will go hardcore with classic for a few months then itll dip hard with other new games coming out.

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Despite new servers being added, many people will likely stay on those marked as full. Better to deal with queues initially, than to end on a dead server.

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