Can't Queue for Battleground

Updated: 2 weeks ago
Article ID: 20294

Common Problems

  • Error: "Starter Edition accounts cannot perform this action" 
  • Paid 10 gold to Behsten / Slahtz but it didn't re-enable my XP gains
  • Error: "You've been removed from the queue because someone is missing required quest completion"
  • Error: "Free Trial accounts cannot perform that action"

Cataclysm Pre-Patch Known Issue

We have temporarily turned off Battlegrounds while we investigate and fix an issue. Please check our official forum for updates: Battlegrounds Temporarily Disabled

Level 20 characters

You cannot queue for Battlegrounds if your character is level 20, you have disabled experience gains, and your WoW account doesn't have game time.

To queue for Battlegrounds, you can choose one of two options:

  • Keep experience gains disabled and add game time.
  • Re-enable experience gains without adding game time by talking to Behsten in Stormwind or to Slahtz in Orgrimmar. If this doesn't re-enable experience gains for you, contact us.

Starting zones

To queue for Battlegrounds, it is required to finish the quest lines of the following starting zones:

  • Exile's Reach
  • Gilneas for Worgens
  • Kezan for Goblins