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Free Character Move: EU Servers Detailed

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Blizzard has busted out the "very soon™" card and are still being cagey about the exact time of the free character moves, however we do now know which EU servers (including English, French and German ones) will be eligible for the free transfers.

We have two new English servers opening up for the move itself, and the other 2 were also very recently added and have lower populations. However, the situation on the French and German realms isn't that great as the servers being moved to have similar populations as the ones moved from, as you can see from our realm population report from yesterday. But Blizzard has a much better insight into all of this so we're sure that the servers moved to are indeed less populated.

You can also check out which US and OC servers will be moving where in this article.

Blizzard LogoEU Servers (source)

As we previously announced, free character moves will become available in Europe very soon™. When these free character moves open, player-characters at any level will be able to move:

English

FROM TO
Shazzrah Dragonfang (new realm)
Golemagg Dragonfang (new realm)
Firemaw Earthshaker (new realm)
Gehennas Earthshaker (new realm)
Mograine Judgement
Razorgore Bloodfang

 

French

FROM TO
Sulfuron Amnennar
Sulfuron Finkle

 

German

FROM TO
Lucifron Transcendence

For approximately one day, the new realms will be restricted to only those players using a free character move. After one day, any player may create new characters there. This is to allow players using the free character move service a better chance at retaining the name of the character they’re moving.

Please note that restrictions apply:

  • A character cannot move if the character:
    • is a guild leader.
    • has active auction listings or bids.
    • has mail.
  • You may be required to change your character’s name once you’ve reached the destination realm.
  • This is a one-way, irreversible move.

During periods of high usage, free character moves may take up to several hours to complete. This service may be closed at any time, without warning, should a destination realm become full. We strongly encourage players who wish to use this service, especially in coordinated groups, to do so as soon as possible.

We will let you know when the new realms open and free character moves are enabled.

Thank you!

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