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Free Character Migrations available for EU players

Anne Stickney

If you're a European player looking for a new home, the search may just have gotten easier -- or at the very least, far less expensive. Blizzard is now offering free Character Migrations for players on certain EU realms. This process has been opened based on realm population tracking and analysis, and isn't available for every EU realm on the list. However, if you're on one of the lower population realms that has been listed, you can find yourself a sunny, higher-populated new home for free.

Keep in mind that this offer is for European realms only -- US realms are not open for free transfers at this time, although that might change in the future. Also note that this is a Character Migration only -- Guild Master Realm Transfers are still available, but they remain a paid service. The full list of eligible realms, as well as the full post by Community Manager Takralus, is available after the break.

The following Free Character Migrations are scheduled to be available until December 17, 2013:

  • Draenor (PvE) -> Killrogg/Runetotem (PvE)
  • Draenor (PvE) -> Wildhammer/Thunderhorn (PvE)
  • Stormscale (PvP) -> Shattered Halls/Talnivarr/Chromaggus/Boulderfist/Daggerspine (PvP)
  • Twisting Nether (PvP) -> Ravencrest (PvP)
  • Twisting Nether (PvP) -> Frostmane (PvP)
  • Kazzak (PvP) -> Ravencrest (PvP)
  • Kazzak (PvP) -> Frostmane (PvP)
  • Ragnaros (PvP) -> Shattered Halls/Talnivarr/Chromaggus/Boulderfist/Daggerspine (PvP)
  • Sylvanas (PvP) -> Ravencrest (PvP)
  • Sylvanas (PvP) -> Frostmane (PvP)
  • Outland (PvP) -> Shattered Halls/Talnivarr/Chromaggus/Boulderfist/Daggerspine (PvP)
  • Silvermoon (PvE) -> Killrogg/Runetotem (PvE)
  • Silvermoon (PvE) -> Wildhammer/Thunderhorn (PvE)


Please note: FCMs are opened based on realm population tracking and analysis, not by request. If you're looking for a specific migration (from realm A to realm B), you should in most cases use the Character Transfer service.

Character Transfers (CT)

All realms follow the regular CT rules, found here:

Guild Transfer: Although Free Guild Master Realm Transfers are not possible at this time, the Free Character Migration will allow you to retain your guild membership and reputation, provided that the guild master completes a Guild Master Realm Transfer first and the faction remains the same as that of the source realm.

Please note that the FCM service can be closed at any point in time.

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