<span class="text-grey-lighter">Dear adventurers,</span>
With rumours swirling, we know many of you have been waiting patiently for an announcement regarding the project's plans for the final months leading to Classic.
It's time, so buckle up. On **Saturday, 22nd June, 16:00 CEST**, Silver Hand will be welcoming brave adventures in search of one final ride. In a departure from the project's usual fare, beware that this is no standard realm.
Silver Hand will be launching as an accelerated PvP realm and it won't be for the faint of heart. What do we mean by accelerated? Here's the lowdown.
* The realm will launch with patch 1.12
* All content will be available from day one (AQ will still involve the sceptre chain but no war effort)
* Experience and drop rates will remain at the usual 1x
* Raid attunements will still be in place
We've aimed Silver Hand at those wishing to experience low level content on a new realm and those looking for a final challenge. How far can a dedicated guild progress in such a short window of opportunity? It's a race to the end, in more sense than one. Silver Hand will be shutting down at the same time as Northdale and Lightbringer, just prior to Classic's launch. A final date will be announced in the near future.
On a final note, <span class="text-base text-primary font-semibold">BluJay</span> / [u/adrian_vanburen](https://www.reddit.com/u/adrian_vanburen/) has our deepest gratitude for generously agreeing to make up any financial shortfall until the end of the project in August. While we deeply appreciate the gesture and commitment, we'd like to once again remind players that donations are still open (cryptocurrency only for the time being). Any donations will help to reduce the burden on a single donor.
See you there June 22nd!
<span class="text-gamemaster">The Light's Hope Team</span>