Paid Character Transfer Mini FAQ
What is Paid Character Transfer?
Paid character transfer is used in World of Warcraft to transfer your World of Warcraft account from your existing realm to a new realm.
What is the cost?
The cost per paid character transfer is $25.00 USD per character. Payments are by credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa) for these transactions.
Does using my own credit card to pay for the transfer service put me newly purchased account at risk?
The majority of our customers who purchase a WoW account transfer their newly purchase wow character to a new server after they purchase. We strongly recommend you follow these steps below for a safe purchase
** We always recommend switching to a new server as you will not have any prior reputation and you will be able to change the characters name.
** Purchasing a pre paid credit card from any major convenient store (grocery or drugs stores such as Walgreens, Walmart, Target etc.).
Are all realms eligible for transfer?
Not all realms are eligible for transfer list of currently eligible realms can be found here. (Please note you must log-in to a pre-existing account to view realm eligibility)
A realm may not be an eligible destination for a variety of reasons, including:
* The realm is full or densely populated at this time.
* It has been fewer than 180 days since the realm was launched
* There might be an upcoming free character migration to or from this realm.
The aforementioned restrictions may also apply to the eligibility of source realms. Keep in mind that we are constantly evaluating these populations and availability may change without notice. An updated list of currently eligible realms can be found here.
Please note that Blizzard reserves the right to disable paid character transfers to or from any realm at its own discretion.
What are the server types in World of Warcraft?
There are four different server types in World of Warcraft they are, Normal (commonly known as PvE), RP (Role Playing) , RPPvP (Role Playing Player vs. Player) and PvP (Player vs. Player).
How do I access the Paid Character Transfer Service?
Accessing the Paid Character Transfer Service can be done at www.worldofwarcraft.com, click on the account management link on the right hand side of the official web site. After logging in you will be directed to your account management panel, below is an image showing the Paid Character Transfer button highlighted in blue. Click the Paid Character Transfer button to access to the transfer service. While going through the Paid Character Transfer options, make sure that you follow each step accordingly.
When buying my account will my character by eligible for transfer?
Over 99% of our accounts are eligible to be transferred to a new server. You may check to see if it’s eligible to be transferred by clicking on the account profile details and viewing the character description where it says “Character Transferable To New Server”. If the answer says “Yes”, or there is nothing in the description mentioning anything about a character being eligible for transfer, then the character is ready to be transferred to a new server.
What are the pros of using paid character transfer service?
Many times when customers are looking to make an account purchase they want their character to be on a specific server, usually they have friends or other reasons to be on a specific server. This usually makes finding the right character on the right server rather difficult, fortunately with the paid character transfer service you can move your newly purchased character to the server you would like to play on. Using the paid character transfer service is easy and fully facilitated by Blizzard Entertainment via the Account Management page.
Follow these steps in order to secure a safe transfer from server to server for any wow accounts you purchase with us!