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Characters Return: Khadgar Server Time Travel Partially Fixed

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The US Khadgar server had some strange recent events happen, where players' characters were removed, de-leveled or even had lower level copies added to their accounts, which were the result of a rollback to around Mists of Pandaria times, presumably due to an error during the recent cross-realm connections. Well, in the past few days it seems those problems are starting to be resolved, as some of the denizens of Khadgar finally received their character(s) back, but also received some new troubles to go with them.

The issue seems to be getting resolved on a smaller scale than an overall server-wide de-rollback (rollforward?), as a blue posts explains that they are recovering individual players' characters and it will take a little time for them to get to everyone.

Blizzard LogoCharacter Returns (source)

Good afternoon!

The work on this issue is ongoing, so we don’t have much new information to share other than we continue to fix up characters. Thanks to everyone who has confirmed the return of their character so far. For those who still have characters affected, keep an eye on your character list for changes.

We’ll continue to share updates here as they become available. Thanks!

The rollbacks didn't quite end the server's troubles though, as some of the restored characters were either removed from their current guilds, or are bugged and unable to talk in guild chat (while also being unable to guild quit, as they "aren't in a guild"), as well as much more serious issues like guild banks associated with characters being empty. Then there's the matter of the copies of characters moved to other servers at some point after MoP still being there, as players are unsure what to do with them and whether it's safe to delete them. If you want to check out all the new woes facing the people of Khadgar, check out the official forum post.

In any case, there's at least some good news for the time travelers of Khadgar, as their brief stint in prehistoric Pandaria should be coming to a close, although not without consequence. We hope they get everything that was removed back and a swift recovery for anyone who's lost a character, without any long-term repercussions.

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Not sure how he could stomach leveling all those characters, if i can't stand the playstyle of the class or any of the specs, i just can't level them up...i have tried, it just gets so boring, so i kudos to you for being able to do that.

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36 minutes ago, Lithari said:

Not sure how he could stomach leveling all those characters, if i can't stand the playstyle of the class or any of the specs, i just can't level them up...i have tried, it just gets so boring, so i kudos to you for being able to do that.

I leveled all 12 classes in Legion and i enjoyed playing all of them. BfA is a totally different story fml

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1 hour ago, Skayan said:

I leveled all 12 classes in Legion and i enjoyed playing all of them. BfA is a totally different story fml

Same 😄 ... mostly to do "Mage tower" 🙂 ... now i have 20+ chars on horde + aliance on 120 and more are coming, just because leveling (for me ) is most enjoable content in game right now

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I think alot of the grinding would be more fun if they added more story arcs, like for example a rep that unlocks an allied race, do a 4 chapter story arc that is time-gated to be 1 chapter per week and reputation tier.

I just find doing world quests and dailies every single day so boring and tedious....i would prefer a month long story arc over 2-3 weeks of grinding endlessly

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On 9/25/2020 at 8:04 AM, Lithari said:

Not sure how he could stomach leveling all those characters, if i can't stand the playstyle of the class or any of the specs, i just can't level them up...i have tried, it just gets so boring, so i kudos to you for being able to do that.

I better not tell you about my 25 level 120s....

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20 hours ago, Kemii said:

I better not tell you about my 25 level 120s....

I have never really been a alt type, especially when the options have playstyles that i have not a fan of at all.

I have been looking at the affliction warlock in the shadowlands beta, it is looking quite promising, the dots are not part of the soul shard costs, which is cool and the aoe ability that causes damage to all those that have your dots on them and the damage is increased based on the amount of dots on the targets hit.....quite nice and when the pre-patch goes live, i plan to roll one, until the patch goes live, i just don't see the point in playing any characters.

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