The World of Warcraft Arena World Championship Grand Finals will kick off on Sept 25. The top teams across Europe and North America will duke it out for a share of the combined $300,000 prize pool. The AWC: Shadowlands 2021 Grand Finals Champions title is also at stake.
How to watch the AWC Grand Finals
World of Warcraft fans can watch the Arena World Championship Grand Finals over on YouTube. The action will begin at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday.
Each day, the matches will start with the European region, followed by the North American one. The quarterfinals and semifinals will finish by the end of Saturday. Meanwhile, the elimination rounds and the finals will happen on Sunday.
Each competing team will duke it out against others in best-of-five matches before the best-of-seven finals.
Teams, players and classes
For the European region, World of Warcraft teams Reload Esports, Skill Capped, Method EU and Horizon earned a place in the Arena World Championship Grand Finals. Below are the team compositions and classes:
|Reload Esports||Lontar (Restoration Shaman), Vilaye (Shadow Priest), Merce (Warlock) and Mystic (Retribution Paladin)|
|Skill Capped||Maro (Mage), Asgarath (Restoration Druid), Blizo (Warrior) and Froffsy (Mage)|
|Method EU||Chas (Restoration Druid/Discipline Priest), Zunniyaki (Shadow Priest), Whaazz (Rogue) and Thesia (Mage)|
|Horizon||TonyFeral (Feral Druid), Kasuxo (Hunter), GeluBaba (Mage) and Relzah (Discipline Priest)|
As for North America, the top teams include Cloud9, the Golden Guardians, Method NA and Unitas Blue. Here are the World of Warcraft players and their respective classes:
|Cloud9||Snutz (Rogue/Warrior), Chanimal (Warlock), Wealthyman (Mage) and Kubzy (Restoration Druid)|
|Golden Guardians||Pikaboo (Rogue), Absterge (Restoration Shaman), Wizk (Shadow Priest) and Jellybeans (Hunter/Mage)|
|Method NA||Ceralium (Mage), Brain (Holy Paladin), Drake (Windwalker Monk/Warrior/Rogue), Prev (Balance Druid)|
|Unitas Blue||Smexxin (Warrior), Borngood (Holy Paladin), Aiden (Rogue) and Nuked (Mage)|
Skill Capped will face Reload Esports in the European quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Horizon will go up against Method EU.
As for North American quarterfinals, the matches will first feature Method NA versus the Golden Guardians, and then Cloud9 versus Unitas Blue.