Leading up to the launch of the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, Blizzard will be giving players who deleted their characters in the past the option to bring them back to life.
The developer outlined how this is going to work in a blog post. The upcoming pre-Warlords of Draenor patch will enable this feature.
"Undeleting a character restores all of its enchantments, gems, and items fully intact. You’ll be able to get back into action right away, and your character won’t remember being deleted—we won’t tell, either," the developer wrote, though with a few limitations.
- Characters under level 10 and Death Knights at level 55 are not eligible to be undeleted
- Characters between level 10 and level 29 will no longer be recoverable after 90 days
- Characters between level 30 and 49 will no longer be recoverable after 120 days
- All other characters level 50 and above are eligible to be undeleted at any time
- Please keep in mind you will only be able to use the undelete option once every 30 days
In addition, if you create a new character with the same name as one you previously deleted, the new character must either be renamed, transferred, or deleted, if you want to restore the original character, and Blizzard will hold onto the deleted character names for a "limited time."