T I M E L I N E | Forgotten Era

Earth -6000 / Toril 0 / Nirn 1E 0 / Middle-Earth 0

Time: Toril (Forgotten Realms) year 0 began.
Time: Nirn 1st Era began.

Earth -5800

Event: Chrono Cross

Earth -5760 / Nirn 1E 240

Lore (Nirn): The Skyrim Conquests began - the series of conquests by which the First Empire (also known as the Ysgramor Dynasty) conquered High Rock, Morrowind, and a large section of the Nibenay Valley.

Earth -5585 / Nirn 1E 415

Lore (Nirn): The Skyrim Conquests ended.

Earth -5490 / NRC 510

Event: Record of Lodoss War

Earth -5486 / NRC 514

Event: Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight

Earth -5300 / Nirn 1E 700

Lore (Nirn): War of the First Council ended: A Religious conflict between the secular Dunmer Houses Dwemer and Dagoth and the orthodox Dunmer Houses Indoril, Redoran, Dres, Hlaalu, and Telvanni.

Lore (Nirn): Disappearance of the Dwemer.

Earth -5286 / Toril 714

Lore (Toril): The Weeping War - A battle in which the Akh’Velahr (the army of Cormanthor) were defeated by the invading demonic forces named the Army of Darkness, leading to the fall of the elven city of Myth Drannor, the greatest and most powerful bastion of civilization by far at the time.

Earth -4990 / Star Wars -9990

Technology: Lightsaber was invented.

Earth -4719 / Toril 1281

Event: Icewind Dale

Earth -4689 / Toril 1311

Event: Icewind Dale 2

Earth -4642 / Toril 1358

Lore (Toril): The Time of Troubles, also known as the Arrival, the Godswar and the Avatar Crisis, was a cataclysmic time period in the chronology of Faerun. The Time of Troubles was a period during which the deities of Faerun were forced to walk the earth in their mortal avatar forms. Several major deities died during the Time of Troubles and a handful of mortals rose to divinity

Event: Demon Stone

Earth -4632 / Toril 1368

Event: Baldur’s Gate

Event: Baldur’s Gate 2

Earth -4630 / Toril 1370

Lore (Toril): The Goblin Wars - The war started when Nalavarauthatoryl, (an elf-dragon) massed an army of Orcs, Grodd goblins, the seven Ghazneths and other monsters to attack the country of Cormyr. Interestingly, although the war is referred to as the Goblin Wars, goblins only made up a fraction of the army, most of the fighting being done by the Orcs.

Earth -4628 / Toril 1372

Event: Neverwinter Nights

Earth -4626 / Toril 1374

Event: Neverwinter Nights 2

Earth -4615 / Toril 1385

Lore (Toril): The Spellplague was a disaster that struck Realmspace on 29th Tarsakh, the Year of Blue Fire, 1385 DR, and was caused by Midnight’s assassination at the hands of Cyric and Shar. With the goddess’s death, the Weave, the universal structure of arcane forces, convulsed. It continued for a decade, leading to the Wailing Years, during which arcane magic ceased to function and the planet of Toril was transformed.

Earth -4515 / Toril 1485

Event: Neverwinter Online

Earth -3679 / Nirn 1E 2321

Lore (Nirn): War of Righteousness happened. Half population in High Rock was wiped out.

Earth -3160 / Nirn 1E 2840

Lore (Nirn): Four Score War began, between Morrowind and the Cyrodiilic Empire.

Earth -3080 / Nirn 1E 2920

Lore (Nirn): Morag Tong assassinated King Reman Cyrodiil III.

Earth -3059 / Middle-Earth 2941

Event: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Event: The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug

Event: The Hobbit 3: The Battle of the Five Armies