Unable to Delete Character - Error: Character Deletion Failed

Updated: 8 months ago
Article ID: 289717
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Common Problems

  • I can't delete my Classic Era character
  • I can't delete my Burning Crusade Classic character

The error "Character deletion failed" when trying to delete a character could be caused by one of the following:

  • Character is a guild master
  • Character is the leader of an Arena team (Burning Crusade only)
If neither of the above is true for your character, wait a full 24 hours after your last deletion attempt. You should be able to delete your character then.