• -6100 DR
  • End of the Marid States
    The deep-water Marid States mysteriously vanish or fall prey to kraken attacks. Many marids and jann also vanish or die over the course of sixteen years, though the bulk of the disappearances occur this year. This ends the major challenge to Aryselmalyr's control of Seros, thought the Dukars temper their rule. »

  • -3309 DR
  • The Numos and Jhimari schools of the Dukars are destroyed by kraken out of the Trench of Lopok. »

  • -1530 DR
  • Coronal Essyl dispatches an expedition into the depths of the Trench of Lopok. His agents return in the company of a trio of Dagon-serving fiendish kraken bearing a newly forged artifact known as the Emerald Eye, which Essyl gives to Kyron to ensure his loyalty. With the aid of their cephalopodan allies, the mad coronal seized even more power in Seros. »

  • -1525 DR
  • Merrow and koalinth band together into the Horde of Bloodtide, only to be defeated again by the mad King Kyron of Thalorlyn. The rebel Republic of Tivaan rises among the merfolk to unite the Hmur Plateau against Aryselmalyr's mad ruler, once spies reveal that Coronal Essyl and King Kyron have allied with kraken to supplement their power. »

  • -1524 DR
  • Kyron and his loyalists are deposed and outcast from Hmur Plateau, despite the king's kraken ally and the powerful Emerald Eye. »

  • Start of the Fifth Seros War
  • -788 DR to -777 DR
    Vaequiis the Dark, the paranoid sea elf ruler, initiates the Fifth Seros War against the shalarin kingdom of Es'krin following the Second Shalarin Passing. Her mobilizing troops around Es'krin and the northern Hmur Plateau prompts other allied and neutral states of Seros to ally against her, so in desperation, the coronal allies herself with a pair of krakens, Borapalys and Rylurkarth, from the Trench of Lopok. »

  • -780 DR
  • The Kraken Gambit:
    Coronal Vaeqiis II Merynth of Seros desperately allies with two kraken to shatter the Four Arcana of Humbar, the peaceful morkoth magocracy. The few survivors of this offensive dive into deeper waters, away from Aryselmalyr's persecution. »

  • -777 DR
  • End of the Fifth Seros War:
    The Fifth Seros War ends following the deaths of Vaeqiis II Merynth and her kraken allies, the result of sacrifices by a small band of Dukars of the Jhimari Order, but not before the destruction of the shalarin kingdom of Es'krin and the morkoth magecracy known as the Arcana of Humbar. Aryselmalyr's new ruler (approved by the four Grand Dukars as well as the elf nobility) is Coronal Pravis Orlson, who restores the peace missed for over six centuries. Kayas the Krakenscourge the traditional weapon of the Triton Protectorates of the Sea of Fallen Stars, passes into the possession of the Orlson Dynasty. »

  • 151 DR [Year of the Kraken]
  • Birth of the kraken Slarkrethel. »

  • 244 DR [Year of the Elfsands]
  • Slarkrethel the kraken, finds the submerged ruins of Ascarle and begins building his undersea empire. He is inspired by legends of his ancestor's past and his desire for more power to regain some of his race's former glory. »

  • 1358 DR [Year of Shadows]
  • The Summer Storm Wars claims many sahuagin lives of the Alamber as well as over thirty ships and 2,000 people of Mulhorand as the god-kings' forces clash with the sea devils. The visitations of Sekolah, Anhur, and other lesser water powers cause much disruption in Seros. The mythal barrier around Myth Nantar crackles and surges but holds against attempts to break the barrier.

    Umberlee ravages the Pirate Isles of the Inner Sea with hurricanes and storms, destroying more than two-thirds of the pirates' fleet (causing many pirates to stop worshipping her). Appearing also in the Trackless Sea, the Bitch Queen adopts the kraken Slarkrethel as her seraph (Chosen). »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Uktar 11 An immense kraken attacks the harbor and dock ward of Yhaunn in Sembia. »