5 of the Best WoW Private Servers

World of Warcraft is one of the most popular MMORPG games but official servers are paid so here we have reviewed the best WoW private servers that you can use for free.

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Even though all the official World of Warcraft servers are stable and offer tons of features and you will come across millions of players from all around the world. You will also get technical support from the team and get to participate in the events as well as have hands-on experience on the new additions to the game. However, the majority of players still opt for private servers as they are absolutely free.

All it really takes to use any of these WoW private servers is by modifying an entry in a file named “realmlist.wtf” and simply replace the official retail server URL with the address of the private server you are planning to use.

So, you need to have the official WoW client, make the above-mentioned modification in the file and you are good to go and ready to enjoy all the features offered by the private server.

#1. WoW Mania

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Released in March 2015 with players from all around the world, WoW Mania offers PvE gameplay mode and is the addition of Wrath of the Lich King edition v3.3.5a. They give their players some of the highest quality of services and gameplay experience. You find the maximum stability while playing the game along with the zero bugs that could possibly interrupt your battle.

If you are looking to play the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King expansion pack, then WoW Mania is going to offer you the premium experience where they have a dedicated team that professionally maintains all the aspects of the game.

  • Gameplay Mode: PvE / Blizzlike (Blizzard).
  • Active Players: The server has a population of about 2,000 to 3,000.
  • Migration: There is no option to migrate from the WoW Mania server to another.
  • Anti-Cheat Capabilities: Warden custom-built anti-cheat feature that prevents players from cheating.
  • Available Shop Items: Gear, Gold, and Vanity items.
  • XP Rates: 1x, 2x, 4x, and 6x.
  • Expansion Pack: Wrath of the Lich King.
  • Version: Client v3.3.5a

#2. WoW-Reign

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WoW-Reign is a private server released in 2019 April and is a part of the World of Warcraft Cataclysm third edition v4.3.4 of MMORP gaming. And this server comes as a part of the legacy as it has been successfully in operation for the past several years and has managed to gather true fans who love to experience gaming and can reach the level of eighty-five at the most.

The WoW-Reign server has added tons of new features and customizations over the span of several years that adds countless events and in-game awards. Apart from the best graphics and gameplay, you get options for cross-faction trading and chat with other players who are playing on the same server.

  • Gameplay Mode: PvP, PvE, Blizzlike (Blizzard).
  • Active Players: The server has a population of about 1,500 to 2,000 active players.
  • Migration: There is no option to migrate from the WoW Mania server to another.
  • Anti-Cheat Capabilities: Warden custom-built anti-cheat feature that prevents players from cheating.
  • Available Shop Items: Gear, Gold, and Vanity items.
  • XP Rates: 1x, 2x, 4x, 5x, and 6x.
  • Expansion Pack: Cataclysm.
  • Version: Client v4.3.4

#3. WoW Freakz

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WoW Freakz is a private server for the seventh expansion pack for World of Warcraft and named WoW: Battle of Azeroth (BfA). It was initially released in 2010 and since then it has managed to attract thousands of players and gained global exposure and trust due to the reliability of the server.

The features and add-ons offered by the WoW Freakz server surpass others, which makes the players choose this server over others. The XP rate varies from 1x to 15x and you can select the one you want when you are playing for the first time. However, the server allows you to modify or change it later. Another aspect that is usually not allowed on other servers is migration, which is allowed on this server and you can transfer a character from another server to WoW Freakz.

  • Gameplay Mode: PvE and Blizzlike (Blizzard).
  • Active Players: The server has a population of about 2,500 to 3,500 active players.
  • Migration: This allows you to migrate your existing character from another server to WoW Freakz.
  • Anti-Cheat Capabilities: Custom-built anti-cheat system that prevents players from cheating.
  • Available Shop Items: Gear, Levels, Gold, and Vanity items.
  • XP Rates: 1x to 15x.
  • Expansion Pack: Battle of Azeroth.
  • Version: Client v8.3.7.

#4. Endless

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Endless private server for World of Warcraft is based on the first expansion pack named The Burning Crusade, which has been operational since June 2019, and on this server, you are going to find players from all around the world. And the server is going to give you the feeling of original gameplay since it offers Blizzlike gameplay mode with about five thousand active players most of the time.

To be able to play on the Endless private server you are required to first get yourself registered on their website and then download the necessary file and set it up on your computer. The rate of XP is fixed at 5x. And the plus point is that the server uses an anti-cheat system that automatically detects and blocks any player who is found cheating.

  • Gameplay Mode: PvP and Blizzlike (Blizzard).
  • Active Players: The server has an active player population of about 3,000 to 5,000.
  • Migration: There is no option to migrate characters to/from the server.
  • Anti-Cheat Capabilities: Custom-built anti-cheat feature that detects and blocks players who are found cheating.
  • Available Shop Items: Characters, Gear, Honor, Gold.
  • XP Rates: 5x.
  • Expansion Pack: The Burning Crusade.
  • Version: Client v2.4.3

#5. Warmane

warmane wow wrath of the lich king and mists of pandaria

Warmane features one of the biggest World of Warcraft private servers from two expansion packs that include Wrath of the Lich King from the second expansion pack as well as the Mists of Pandaria that is from the fourth expansion pack. The server and environment are set up as Blizzlike, which will give you a feeling as if you are playing on the original WoW server.

The Wrath of Lich King has four world environments i.e. Frostmourne, Icecrown, Lordaeron, and Blackrock. Whereas the Mists of Pandaria has only one environment named Frostwolf. Cumulatively, the server receives about fifteen thousand to twenty-five thousand active players during its peak time.

  • Gameplay Mode: PvP, PvE, Blizzlike (Blizzard).
  • Active Players: The server has a cumulative population of about 18,000 to 25,000 active players.
  • Migration: There is no option to migrate characters between the servers.
  • Anti-Cheat Capabilities: Anti-cheat systems are enforced to prevent players from cheating.
  • Available Shop Items: Gear, Gold, Profession, and Vanity items.
  • XP Rates: 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 6x, and 7x.
  • Expansion Pack: Wrath of the Lich King and Mists of Pandaria.
  • Version: Client v3.3.5a / 5.4.8.
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