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Kaivax
Community Manager
Over the five weeks since we launched WoW Classic, we’ve continuously monitored realm populations and utilized layering when necessary to handle launch populations. As we’ve said before, we will have all realms on a single layer before introducing world bosses, and a great deal of progress has been …
Closing Free Character Moves to Heartseeker
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Tomorrow, October 2, at approximately 11:00 a.m. PDT, we will close the free character move service for the two realms that have had free character moves to Heartseeker. If you have been looking to move from Faerlina or Stalagg to Heartseeker, we suggest you use the free character move service as s…
New Realm and Free Character Moves for Latin America
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
New Realm and Free Character Moves for Latin America
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Free Character Moves for this Region
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Kaivax
Community Manager
We currently have the following Free Character Moves available for realms in the Americas and Oceania: FROM TO Anathema Loatheb Anathema Sul’thraze Arcanite Reaper Loatheb Arcanite Reaper Sul’thraze Arugal Felstriker Atiesh Windseeker Benediction Arcanite Reaper Benediction Ea…
New Realm and Free Character Moves for Latin America
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Tomorrow, Thursday, September 19 at 1:00 p.m. CDT, we will open the new Latin American Spanish realm: Loatheb (PvP). You will find it on the new ‘Latin America’ tab in the WoW Classic realms list for Americas realms. Free character moves will be available from all PvP realms in this region to Loath…
New Realm and Free Character Moves for Brazil
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Tomorrow, Thursday, September 19 at 3:00 p.m. BRT, we will open the new Brazilian Portuguese realm: Sul’thraze (PvP). You will find it on the new ‘Brazil’ tab in the WoW Classic realms list for Americas realms. Free character moves will be available from all PvP realms in this region to Sul’thraze …
"it's not cheating or an exploit, it's a clever use of game mechanics which Blizz tolerates and actually encourages"
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Lore
Community Manager
Soooooo since I’m seeing a lot of confusion (here and elsewhere), here’s some insight into how we draw the line between what makes something a punishable exploit versus a “happy little accident.” The key factor here is intent. Did the player do something with the specific intention of causing a gli…
Fix for Repeat Instance Bug Exploit
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
We’ve recently become aware of a bug that could be exploited to allow instanced encounters to be completed repeatedly. We have developed a fix for the issue, and we are in the process of deploying it worldwide. Realm restarts are scheduled for 3:00 a.m. PDT (6:00 a.m. EDT) in order to apply this fi…
Where is our latin server, Blizzard? [in Classic]
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
It’s on the way! We’ve seen a large measure of feedback and requests from Latin American players who are currently playing WoW Classic on many different realms, and we want you to know: We’re working to create a new WoW Classic realm in this region for Latin American players. This will be a P…
Free Character Moves Started Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. PDT
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
All of the free character moves listed above are now available.
Free Character Moves Started Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. PDT
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
I have updated the OP above. These free character moves will also be available: FROM TO Arugal Felstriker Yojamaba Felstriker
Free Character Moves Started Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. PDT
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Starting at 11:00 a.m. PDT (2:00 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, Sept. 11, we opened the following free character moves to offer you a way to move your characters from the most high-population realms that have extended queues: FROM TO Arugal Felstriker Benediction Heartseeker Bigglesworth Anath…
New Increasing Cooldown for Changing Layers
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
We recently developed a hotfix that restricts frequent layer-hopping, without impacting those who simply wish to play with their friends. Following realm restarts earlier today, this hotfix is now live in all realms in the Americas and Oceania region. Now, each time a player moves to a new layer, t…
Recent DDoS Attacks Impacting Game Service
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
WoW Classic Realm Forums are Open
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Kaivax
Community Manager
The list at the top now includes: Arcanite Reaper PvP Earthfury PvP Heartseeker PvP
Free Character Moves Now Available in This Region
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
All free character moves are now available: FROM TO Arugal Felstriker Faerlina Heartseeker Stalagg Heartseeker Herod Earthfury Skeram Earthfury Incendius Netherwind Thalnos Netherwind Fairbanks Arcanite Reaper Whitemane Arcanite Reaper Bigglesworth Anathema Pagle Windsee…
Layer switching is the problem, not layering itself
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Pazorax-1880
WoW Developer
We’ve been monitoring players’ use of layers, and we agree that we should add a delay between subsequent layer transfers. Under the hood we have all the controls I talked about in the Reddit AMA before launch, a few secret weapons we haven’t discussed publicly, and we’re working on deploying some a…
Free Character Moves Now Available in This Region
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Update 8:30 p.m. PDT We are working to open the rest of the free character moves that we listed here. We currently plan to open all of the rest at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8:00 p.m. EDT) tomorrow (Thursday, September 5). Thank you for your patience!
Free Character Moves Now Available in This Region
WoW Classic General Discussion
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Update 5:00 p.m. PDT - September 5 . We have enabled free character moves for select realms to offer you a way to move your characters from the most high-population realms that have extended queues. In this region, player-characters at any level can now move: FROM TO Arugal Felstriker Fa…