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Bring a friend to World of Warcraft

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Cabe Bedlam

Cabe Bedlam

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Recruit-A-Friend FAQ Taken from Blizzard Support

What is "Recruit-A-Friend"?

Our new friend referral system allows you to recruit some of your friends to join you in World of Warcraft by sending them an invitation email containing a trial activation key. With this key, your friends will be able to set up their own trial accounts.

To start this process log on to the Account Management section and click the Recruit-A-Friend button. This will take you to the actual friend referral page, where you can enter a friend's email address and name one at a time. If you want, you can also enter a message that will be included in the invitation email.

How can I earn the exclusive in-game mount?

For each person you refer who upgrades to a retail version of World of Warcraft and purchases two months of game time, you will be able to give a character on the account you sent the invitation from an exclusive in-game zhevra mount. This unique mount can be claimed through the website, is only available to Recruit-A-Friend participants, and can only be applied to a single character.

When do players receive the zhevra mount -- after two months or as soon as the recruit has paid for two months?

Players will be eligible to claim the zhevra mount once the recruit has successfully paid for two months of subscription time.

Recruits that have upgraded to a retail account receive their initial recurring subscription charge after the free 30 days have expired. The use of a Prepaid Game Card on the recruits account will make the players account immediately eligible to claim the zhevra mount.

What in-game benefits do we get while the accounts we play are linked?

1. Characters on both accounts can summon each other once per hour.
2. While adventuring with your linked friend/family member, you will each gain triple experience.
3. For every two levels the new player earns, the new player can grant one free level-up to a lower-level character played by the veteran player.

How long will I be linked to my recruit?

The link between the accounts will last for 90 days from the date that your recruit creates an account. Remember that for the link to work properly, your recruit must create a new World of Warcraft account using the 10-day trial key in your invitation email.

When my friend/family member upgrades from a trial account to a full version of the game, will that break the link between the accounts?

Nope! Your friend/family member will have to upgrade to continue playing past the 10-day trial, and the accounts you play will stay linked until the full 90 days have passed.

If my friend/family member recruits another friend/family member, am I linked to that person too?

No, these benefits only apply to the person that you referred directly.

Are there any limits on when and where I can summon my friend?

The summoning is able regardless of level difference. And level 60 or above characters can summon their friends as long as the summoning target is 59 or lower level.

Do I always gain triple experience while I am linked to my recruit?

No, only when you are partied with a character on the linked account and both players are present when slaying the monster or completing the quest. Also, if the two characters are not the same level (4 or more levels difference), only the lower-level character is given the experience boost.

Is quest experience tripled too?

Yes, but only if the quest or monster was not trivial (gray difficulty) for either character.

Do normal experience rules apply? How does this affect Rest State experience?

Yes, if a monster or quest is trivial to either player, no experience boost is given. If the quest or monster is trivial to either player then normal experience rules apply, including the use of Rest State experience.

What if I'm partied with multiple recruits who I'm "linked" to? Do I get quadruple, sextuple experience?

No, you can only ever gain a maximum of triple experience regardless of how many linked recruits you are partied with.

Are there any limitations to granting levels to characters played by the veteran player?

Yes. The recruit may not grant a level to a character that is equal to or higher than the current level of the character he or she is playing.
Additionally, the recruit may not grant a level to a character that is level 60 or higher.

How can I earn the free 30-day credit?

For each person you refer who upgrades to a retail version of World of Warcraft and purchases his or her first month of game time, the account you sent the invitation from will receive a free credit of 30 days of play time.

Can I use the free 30-day credit on a different account or at a different time?

No, the 30 days of play time are immediately applied to the account you sent the invitation from once your recruit pays for his or her first month.

Can I earn multiple 30-day credits and mounts with Recruit-A-Friend?

Yes! These rewards will be given to you for each account you refer that meets the criteria listed above.

If my recruit cancels the account before purchasing subscription time, can I still earn the 30-day credit or the in-game mount?

If the recruit later comes back, reactivates the account, and purchases subscription time, you will still be eligible for the rewards. Additionally, you can always invite more friends/family members to try World of Warcraft through the Recruit-A-Friend system.

At what point does the triple experience end?

It ends the moment that your accounts are unlinked, or when the new player hits level 60.

Will death knights be able to take advantage of the bonus levels?

Yes, death knights will be able to receive bonus levels, too. But keep in mind that death knights start at level 55 and players stop receiving bonus experience at level 60.

How long will Recruit-A-Friend last?

We have not yet determined how long this promotion will last.

Can I save the "level-ups" I'm granted and use them at higher levels?

Yes. You can gift them to a character on the veteran account as you earn them or in one lump sum. However, you will need to claim all levels before the 90 day link period is up or before you hit level 60. Once that time expires or you hit level 60, the "level-ups" you had saved will disappear.

If I transfer a character with unused level-ups to another realm, will that character get to keep the level-ups?

No. Unclaimed levels are not moved during a character copy or transfer. Be sure to use them before you transfer.

Does this promotion only apply to new subscribers? Can I recruit someone using a Scroll of Resurrection?

This promotion is valid only for new accounts created using an Authentication Key from an email invitation sent from the Recruit-A-Friend webpage. Therefore, you cannot recruit someone who is also participating in the Scroll of Resurrection promotion.

How does summoning the other player work?

Simply right-click your target's portrait to initiate the summon. You can summon from your party or your friends list.

If a player already subscribes to an account (under his or her name) but wants to start a new one (also under his or her name) through the Recruit-A-Friend program, will that second, new account receive these benefits?

If the new account was created using an Authentication Key from an email invitation sent from the Recruit-A-Friend webpage, then yes, it will receive the benefits.

Will the experience bonus apply only to the recruit's first character? Or are all characters linked to the account eligible to receive it?

All characters on the recruit's account are eligible to receive the experience bonus, the ability to grant levels, and the ability to summon.

Is my recruit or recruiter automatically added to my friends list?

No. You will need to manually add the character's name to your friends list.


Cabe Bedlam

Cabe Bedlam

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By the way, I think the pull for more subscribers and easy leveling is total BS!!!=)


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