Lightning’s Blade NA US

Lightning’s Blade is a connected realm in the North American region for retail World of Warcraft. This server is connected to Burning Blade, Garona, Icecrown, Malygos, and Onyxia.

An important thing to remember when looking at connected realms is that the Approximate Population data, Majority Faction, and Faction Split are for all of the realms in the connected realm group. In essence, connected realms function as one large realm. Because of this, it is a more accurate representation of the population levels you will experience to show the data for the connected realm group.

Lightning's Blade Data
Region NA
Locale US
Type Normal
Historical Type PvP
Battlegroup Vindication
Timezone EDT
Server Population 45000
Population Level Low
Majority Faction Horde
Faction Split 51% H / 49% A
Connected Realm? Yes
Connected Realms

Last updated: May 28, 2021

Lightning’s Blade Majority Faction

Lightning's Blade is part of a Horde majority connected realm group. Approximately 51 of the connected realm group’s population is Horde, while the other belong to the Alliance.

Lightning’s Blade Population

Lightning's Blade has a population of approximately 45,000 actively played characters across its connected realm group, making it a low server. This figure includes active, max level characters that have participated in M+ or Raiding on Lightning's Blade or any of the 5 other realms it is connected to.

Lightning’s Blade Server Type

Lightning's Blade is classified as a Normal server. Before Blizzard changed the server classification system in Battle for Azeroth, Lightning's Blade was classified as a PvP server.

Lightning’s Blade Server Time

Lightning's Blade Server Time is set to the Eastern Daylight Timezone (EDT, UTC -4).

Lightning’s Blade Battlegroup

Lightning's Blade is part of the Vindication Battlegroup. Battlegroups were a feature that determined PvP matchmaking in Arena and Battleground ladders until the game introduced cross-region PvP in Cataclysm.

The Vindication Battlegroup includes:

Is Lightning’s Blade a Connected Realm?

Lightning's Blade is a connected realm. Lightning's Blade is connected to 5 other realms. Those realms are:

Who Are the Top Guilds on Lightning’s Blade?

Lightning’s Blade is a connected realm, so the leaderboard for progression raiding guilds for this server will include guilds across all of the realms it is connected to, as guilds on connected realms are cross-realm. 7 out of 10 of these guilds did not complete Cutting Edge for Ny’alotha, so there is definitely room to be a competitive progression raiding guild on this connected realm group.

Castle Nathria Lightning’s Blade Mythic Raid Rankings

  1. Vindicatum (A)
  2. Denial of Service (H)
  3. Fluff and Blood (H)
  4. Unholy Trinity (H)
  5. Defenestration (H)
  6. Mediocre at Best (A)
  7. The Zoo (H)
  8. Deadalus (H)
  9. Hero (H)
  10. Entropy (H)

Ny’alotha Lightning’s Blade Raid Rankings

  1. Vindicatum (A)
  2. Fluff and Blood (H)
  3. Denial of Service (H)
  4. Unholy Trinity (H)
  5. Hero (H)
  6. Defenestration (H)
  7. Same (H)
  8. Furious Pantaloons (A)
  9. infinitas lemniscus (H)
  10. Retaliate (H)