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WoW Classic Free Character Moves (EU) Coming Today

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In an effort to further reduce queue times on crowded realms, European Free Character Transfers will begin today at 19:30 CEST.

Free transfers are available from servers marked as "Full".  Yesterday, we covered queue times during peak hours in the EU. Realms like Gehennas had an estimated wait time of 289 minutes. Blizzard is opening two new English realms (Dragonfang & Earthshaker) and one new German realm (Heartstriker).

For one day, the new realms will be restricuted to only free character moves to ensure that players have a better chance at retaining the name of the character they're moving.

Americas is getting the same treatment and you can find all details about the first batch of transfers from Herod/Skeram to Earthfury (a new realm) here.

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We currently plan to open all the free character moves at 19:30 CEST today. Thank you for your patience!

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 Finkle

German

FROM TO
Lucifron Heartstriker (new realm)
Venoxis Heartstriker (new realm)

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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