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What server should I transfer to?

ragz45ragz45 rochester hills, MIPosts: 686Member Uncommon

Just coming back to the game and my guild is dead and server is kind of meh.  So I plan to transfer to a new server.  Debating on which I would like to transfer to.  Now that transfers cost RL money I'm thinking the server populations are less likely to fluxate as much.  Any advice would be much appreciated!

The things I am looking for / interested in

  • Higher pop server - prefer one of the very high/ full servers ( hate playing alone)
  • Mostly english speaking.  I know there are a few servers that are the "unnofical brazillian" server or some such.  These servers tend to have a higher healthy pop, but a lot of the people are talking in a language I can't understand.
  • Interested in both W3 and PvE.  Ideally the server will have a decent smattering of people across the PvE zones.
  • Competitive in W3, don't want to get trounced every single match because our server has no leaders or communication.
Might be asking for a lot, but you never know =)

Comments

  • IsawaIsawa Middle 0 Nowhere, ORPosts: 1,051Member

    https://forum-en.guildwars2.com/forum/pvp/wuvwuv/Updated-World-Ratings-Jan-25

    All of these seem to be high / competitive:

    Sea of Sorrows 1
    Jade Quarry 2
    Blackgate 3
    Sanctum of Rall 4


    Tarnished Coast 5 - I'm here and it seems like a bunch of Stormbluff Isle (6) moved to Sanctum of Rall or elsewhere so WvW is bad atm.

  • Gaia_HunterGaia_Hunter BristolPosts: 2,818Member Uncommon
    EU or US?

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  • eye_meye_m Notta Chance, ABPosts: 3,133Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Piiritus
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    I'm on Tarnished Coast. It's quite populated and tier 2 for WvW

    All of my posts are either intelligent, thought provoking, funny, satirical, sarcastic or intentionally disrespectful. Take your pick.

    I get banned in the forums for games I love, so lets see if I do better in the forums for games I hate.

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  • AerowynAerowyn BUZZARDS BAY, MAPosts: 7,928Member
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    I angered the clerk in a clothing shop today. She asked me what size I was and I said actual, because I am not to scale. I like vending machines 'cause snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at a store, oftentimes, I will drop it... so that it achieves its maximum flavor potential. --Mitch Hedberg

  • RizelStarRizelStar Raleigh, NCPosts: 2,773Member
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    Was just about to say this, I forgot your in the same server  as I.

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  • AerowynAerowyn BUZZARDS BAY, MAPosts: 7,928Member
    Originally posted by RizelStar
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    Was just about to say this, I forgot your in the same server  as I.

    :)

    I angered the clerk in a clothing shop today. She asked me what size I was and I said actual, because I am not to scale. I like vending machines 'cause snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at a store, oftentimes, I will drop it... so that it achieves its maximum flavor potential. --Mitch Hedberg

  • AzureProwerAzurePrower AustraliaPosts: 1,508Member Uncommon

    Sounds like the OP wants to join Sea of Sorrows.

    Also doesn't matter about the rankings in WvW at the moment. Gets reset next week.

  • ValentinaValentina Los Angeles, CAPosts: 1,675Member Uncommon
    they bumped up server caps again for the update as they always do so you can go to any server right now...SoS & JQ are the top populated ones and most competitive in WVW, BG is climbing up there as well, I also heard Kaineng is rising rather quickly. Better decide fast tho tbh cause they will mostly go full again in the next couple weeks.
  • ragz45ragz45 rochester hills, MIPosts: 686Member Uncommon
    Sorry definitly US based.  I don't necessarily want to be the top dog in WvW every time.  But I would like to at least be competitive.  There are those servers out there that just get trounced EVERY match.
  • ragz45ragz45 rochester hills, MIPosts: 686Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by ragz45

    • Mostly english speaking.  I know there are a few servers that are the "unnofical brazillian" server or some such.  These servers tend to have a higher healthy pop, but a lot of the people are talking in a language I can't understand.
    This is by far the most important element for me though.  I would like the other points also, but this is pretty much the only "must have" for me.

     

  • aesperusaesperus Hamshire, NVPosts: 5,128Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    This ^

    Not only is it a strong WvW server, but the server has a great community overall. If you go to the server website, there's always events going on, and people active in all parts of the game.

  • MagnetiaMagnetia SydneyPosts: 1,029Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by aesperus
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    This ^

    Not only is it a strong WvW server, but the server has a great community overall. If you go to the server website, there's always events going on, and people active in all parts of the game.

    I will be waiting on SoS to crush you.

    Play for fun. Play to win. Play for perfection. Play with friends. Play in another world. Why do you play?

  • jaycejayce Atlanta, GAPosts: 133Member
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Originally posted by RizelStar
    Originally posted by Aerowyn
    Sanctum of Rall is a good place and we are closing in on tier 1 WvW!:)

    Was just about to say this, I forgot your in the same server  as I.

    :)

    where i, and my fellow jade quarry server mates, will be looking forward to seeing you both when you get here to T1. from the looks of it, some time tomorrow night.

    gl/hf

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