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Gilneas realm

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This article is a realm page for the Gilneas US realm (server)

This is a community maintained page and does not represent official World of Warcraft history or occurrences. Information and events here are for community documentation of server particulars, history, or opinion.

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Gilneas is a launch-date medium population PvE server. As of December 2007, the total realm population (characters above level 10) is 13,984, of which 61% is Alliance and 39% Horde (activity ratio of 6.8:1). Hunters remain the most popular class on the server, followed by Warriors, Mages, Paladins, Rogues, Warlocks, Priests, Druids and Shamans.

Gilneas is set to Eastern Time (ET), although it is actually located in Dallas, Texas [1].

Source: Warcraft Realms.

Gilneas Endgame Progression

PvE

Gilneas’ endgame guild progression, though rumoured to be low, is average with consideration to other US servers. As of October 2008, Storm, Sparda, Casually Addicted and End of Legends top the realms endgame achievements, with overall US rankings in the top 500.

Source: Guild Progression: Rank.

In addition, IconSmall Dwarf Male Ui-charactercreate-classes warrior Gandicor, runs a weekly Pickup group of Classic Raids, and Burning Crusade Raids on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The Pickup group is notable on the Alliance, and has gotten several players Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker, Sulfuras, Hand of Ragnaros, and The Twin Blades of Azzinoth through weekly run-throughs.

PvP

Gilneas’ impact within the cross-realm PvP competition remains arguably low, with just three teams representing the server in the Vindication top 20 Arena: Season One & Two, Hall of Fame.


Arena: Season One

  • 3v3 - Ranked 20th: Sharokaza
  • 5v5 - Ranked 16th: Granola Mix


Arena: Season Two

  • 3v3 - Ranked 20th: Two Sticks and a Stone
  • 5v5 - Ranked 21st: Risc is a Queen


Source: Arena: Season One, Hall of Fame, Arena: Season Two, Hall of Fame,

Guild List and Websites

Some of the more popular guilds on Gilneas are listed here; this list is in no way meant to be comprehensive (faction/alphabetical order):

Official alliance mini-iconAlliance

Former high profile Alliance guilds: The Ancient Covenant, Templars of Lordaeron, Excel, Eternal, Disbanded, Faded, Lucid Light, Impossible, LORDS OF THE DARK SUN.

Official horde mini-iconHorde

Former high profile Horde guilds: RAID Inc.

Forums

Gilneas boasts an active forum community, where subscribers to World of Warcraft can post topical threads for open discussion on the official website. Some common personalities past and present include the following (alphabetical order):

Notable trolls:

(Petition for Removal from Gilneas)

Aahz and Lixx are the unofficial King and Queen of Gilneas as voted by the local forum community.

As of December 2007, the most viewed topic on the local forums is the Guild Progression List (Updated 11-Dec) thread, submited by Enigmatiks (over 23,000 views). The Zell dominates warglaive rogue!!! thread submitted by Zell is the most discussed 'non-sticky' topic with replies capped at 25 pages. Other popular threads and topics include:


On December 22nd 2007, The outcome of the vote for Ishaiah to be King of Gilneas for a single day was decided.

Should Ishaiah be elected King of Gilneas for 1 full day, on Saturday December 22nd 2007?

The poll received a staggering 6411 votes in just 15 days, although the outcome was shrouded in controversy when it was discovered multiple votes could be submitted through removal of internet cookies. In conclusion, the result was null. Aahz, to this day, remains King of Gilneas.

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