Shatter the Ice: Wrath of the Lich King Classic™ Goes Live September 26

    The Lich King, Arthas Menethil, sits within the ominous Icecrown Citadel scheming to assert the world as his personal—a plan that threatens all life on Azeroth. Heroes of the Alliance and Horde should stand in opposition to the malevolent being who dares to declare himself the one true king of Azeroth…and seeks to scour all life from the world.

    Explore bone-chilling lands, storm Icecrown Citadel, and halt the Lich King’s baleful efforts. Only probably the most stalwart can problem the Lich King and finish his reign of terror, and we’ve gathered all the knowledge you’ll want to assist information your manner.

    Global Launch Schedule

    World of Warcraft®: Wrath of the Lich King Classic™ will launch within the Americas, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand on the similar time globally. Wherever you reside and no matter faction you signify, you may be a part of one globally unified entrance because the icy path to the Lich King is ready earlier than you.

    Check the small print under for the precise time you’ll be able to start logging in to discover all that this new growth has to supply. Subscribe to World of Warcraft now.

    Americas (PDT)

    Europe (CEST)

    Taiwan (CST)

    Korea (KST)

    ANZ (AEST)


    3:00 p.m.

    September 26*

    12:00 a.m.

    September 27

    6:00 a.m.

    September 27

    7:00 a.m.

    September 27

    8:00 a.m.

    September 27

    10:00 p.m.

    September 26

    *To align with different areas, the Americas will launch barely forward of September 27 in native time.

     Table of Contents 

    Expansion Features and Updates


    Returning to Wrath of the Lich King Classic

    Gather your allies and heed the decision to arms as Azeroth prepares to face the approaching menace blowing in from Northrend. But should you’ve been on a hiatus, it’s possible you’ll simply want an help getting again in combating form. To assist you to, we’ve put collectively a help information to verify your account is prepared on your journeys forward. [Learn More]


    Flying in Northrend

    Once you arrive within the frost-covered lands of Northrend in Wrath of the Lich King Classic, your mounts will get you the place it’s essential go, however solely on the bottom. However, with Cold Weather Flying, you’ll be able to conquer the biting chill of the Northrend air very quickly, so bundle up and prepare. [Learn More]


    Learn the Art of Inscription in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

    Wrath of the Lich King Classic brings again the primary iteration of a beloved occupation—Inscription. Become a grasp scribe and get probably the most ink on your ebook. [Learn More]


    Become a Death Knight in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

    The Lich King’s armies current an ever-present menace to all life on Azeroth. Some of his most terrifying servants are referred to as Death Knights—unliving devices of the Lich King’s will. Once the Wrath of the Lich King Classic pre-expansion replace arrives, you’ll be capable to create and stage Death Knight characters. [Learn More]


    The Battle for Wintergrasp in Wrath Classic

    An iconic a part of the unique Wrath of the Lich King, the WoW Classic workforce shares some insights on the Battle for Wintergrasp growth in Wrath Classic.  [Learn More]

    Zone Guides


    Borean Tundra and Howling Fjord

    Borean Tundra or Howling Fjord? With two beginning zones to select from, which one do you have to select? You don’t have to decide on only one. [Learn More]


    Dragonblight and Grizzly Hills

    Venture into the ice-entombed zones of Dragonblight and Grizzly Hills in your path to face the Lich King. [Learn More]


    Zul’Drak and Sholazar Basin

    Zul’Drak, a Scourge-infested wasteland inhabited by Drakkari ice trolls, and Sholazar Basin, a tropical anomaly overflowing with vicious wildlife, await champions of the Horde and Alliance. [Learn More]


    The Storm Peaks and Icecrown

    Two ice-entombed zones, The Storm Peaks and Icecrown, beckon fearless champions on their journey to face the Lich King. Prepare yourselves to cease his vicious plans. [Learn More]

    The Story So Far

    Lore in Short: Arthas Menethil

    Additional Media

    Building Azeroth: Northrend
    Building Azeroth: Making Death Knights
    Building Azeroth: The Wrathgate

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    See you in Northrend!

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