Area 52 NA US

Area 52 is the third highest population server in the North American region for retail World of Warcraft. If you’re a Horde player and enjoy a bustling server, this is definitely the place to be. Area 52 would be considered somewhat of an overpopulated server, however, so queues during new content releases are usually extremely long.

The Area 52 server is named after the in-game settlement, Area 52, located in the Netherstorm in Outland.

Area 52 Majority Faction

Area 52 is a Horde majority server. Approximately 99% of the server population is Horde, and approximately 1% belongs to the Alliance.

Area 52 Server Population

Area 52 has a population of approximately 110,000+ actively played characters, making it the third-highest population realm in the North American region for retail World of Warcraft. The fourth highest population realm in the region, Stormrage, follows close behind with an approximate population of 95,000 characters.

Area 52 Server Type

Area 52 is classified as a Normal server. Before Blizzard changed the server classification system in Battle for Azeroth, Area 52 was classified as a PvE server.

Area 52 Server Time

Area 52 Server Time is set to the Eastern Daylight Timezone (EDT, UTC -4).

Area 52 Battle Group

Area 52 is part of the Retaliation Battlegroup. Players on Area 52 will see players from the other servers in the Retaliation Battlegroup while engaging in World PvP with Warmode on.

The Retaliation Battlegroup includes:

Who are the top guilds on Area 52?

Area 52 is the highest population North American server, and competition is equally as high to be one of its top raiding guilds. Because of its large Horde majority, all of the top 10 Mythic progression guilds for the Mythic Ny’alotha raid on Area 52 are Horde guilds.

  1. Midwinter (H)
  2. Strawberry Puppy Kisses (H)
  3. Infinity (H)
  4. xD (H)
  5. Divergence (H)
  6. Muscle Memory (H)
  7. Just Pump (H)
  8. Dinosaur Cowboys (H)
  9. Legacy Reborn (H)
  10. Club Camel (H)

Is Area 52 A Connected Realm?

Area 52 is not a connected realm.

Area 52 Data
Region NA
Locale US
Type Normal
Historical Type PvE
Timezone EDT
Connected Realm? No
Connected Realms
Server Population High
Approximate Population 110k+
Majority Faction Horde
Faction Split 99% H / 1% A
Last updated: January 21, 2021


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