Guild Wars




Elonian Timeline

1275 DR Present Day
1272 DR The Lich Lord attempts to open the Door of Komalie.
1216 DR Second Great Corsair Wars ends with Seamarshal Matoha's defeat of Lady Glaive's Armada. Istan established as maritime power.
1182 DR Second Great Corsair War begins
1100 DR Successful merchant Amaki Voss establishes herself as the clanmarshal for life of the city of Makuun, becoming the first "prince" of Vabbi.
1099 DR Great Fortress of Jahai established at the Grand Cataract.
1074 DR Istan and Vabbi restore their clanmarshals. Kourna retains warmarshal ruler, Kunai Ossa. While Kunai Ossa refuses the Dynastic Crown, all warmashals of Kourna are from the Ossa clan.
1068 DR Turai Ossa leads the Great Pilgrimage into the Crystal Desert.
1062 DR Turai Ossa defeats Palawa Joko at the Battle of Jahai.
1060 DR Nolani is founded. Palawa Joko invades Elona, captures most of the Northern Province, earns the sobriquet "Scourge of Vabbi."
1051 DR Lord Ordran becomes first mortal to enter the Rift.
957 DR Palawa Joko builds his Bone Palace in the Desolation.
912 DR First of the Great Corsair Wars.
840 DR Last of the Shattered Dynasties collapse. Elona emerges as three allied provinces—Kourna, Istan, and Vabbi.
783 DR Collapse of the Great Dynasty. Start of the Pretender Wars and the Shattered Dynasty Era.
720 DR First new settlements in the Istan Islands.
656 DR End of the Plague Years. Admun Kolos takes the throne, founding the Great Dynasty.
652 DR Scarab Plague sweeps through Elona, decimates the population, and wipes out the Royal House. Istan abandoned. End of the Primeval Kings.
524 DR First mention of organized corsair activities in the Dynastic records. Monument building common in Istan and Kourna.
421 DR Cantha begins trading with Tyria, Elona, and the northern areas.
374 DR Serpents (The Forgotten) leave the world of men, settling in the Crystal Desert.
229 DR Primeval Kings spread their rule into Vabbi and the Desolation, and begin to bury their dead rulers in tombs in the Crystal Desert.
200 DR The five gods forge the bloodstones to control magic. The Crystal Desert is formed and the Desolation created. Margonite civilization collapses. The five gods leave the physical world.
199 DR Gods give magic to the races of the physical world.
25 DR Margonite settlements appear along coastlines north and west of Elona. Margonite vessels rule the Unending Ocean.
Year 0 First of the Primeval Kings rules Elona from the city of Fahranur in Istan. Start of Dynastic Reckoning (DR).
-5 DR Humans appear on the islands of Istan, in the valley of Elona, and on the northern continent of Tyria.