• -18800 DR
  • Establishment of the first elf settlements of Miyeritar (present-day High Moor and Misty Forest) by green and dark elves due to political differences with the gold elves of Aryvandaar. »

  • c. -14700 DR
  • Aryvandaar's rulers begin attempts to diplomatically and peacefully annex Miyeritar into their realm and under their control. »

  • -13900 DR
  • Miyeritar becomes the center of elven Art and High Magic in Faerun. »

  • -13200 DR
  • Skirmishing and trade interference starts between Aryvandaar and Miyeritar. »

  • The Crown Wars
  • -12000 DR to -9000 DR
    The Crown Wars of the Elves erupted more than a dozen millennia ago, pitting nearly four generations of elf. The two greatest events of the Crown Wars that still have impact are the Dark Disaster and the Descent of the Drow. The Dark Disaster utterly destroyed the forest realm of Miyeritar, leaving the blasted plains that are now the High Moor. Perhaps due to the savagery of the Crown Wars or other factors long lost to time, the dark elves become corrupt during this era, broke away from their kinfolk, and after much warfare and cruelty they descended beneath the world's surface to become the deep elves, also known as the drow. »

  • The First Crown War
  • -12000 DR to -11300 DR
    Rise of the Vyshaantar Empire
    After centuries of fruitless diplomacy, the impatient, grasping rulers of Aryvandaar attack Miyeritar and begin putting political pressure on Shantel Othreier to join them or suffer the same fate. »

  • -11800 DR
  • Miyeritar is militarily occupied and annexed by Aryvandaar, though a number of clans and strongholds resist and continue to fight. Many elves of Illefarn, despite its officially neutral stance, provide secret safe havens for Miyeritari refugees. »

  • -11300 DR
  • End of the First Crown War
    Miyeritar conquered by Aryvandaar. »

  • -10600 DR
  • End of the Third Crown War
    Aryvandaar conquers Shantel Othreier after the mysterious death of Coronal Ynloeth. Only Ardeep, a vassal realm of Shantel Othreier, continues to resist the Vyshaar. Guerilla fighting and rebel mages arise in parts of Miyeritar and the newly conquered territories. »

  • -10500 DR
  • The Dark Disaster
    Miyeritar is engulfed in killing storms, which reduce this entire forest and realm into a barren wasteland in three months. Although no proof could ever be found, many believe the High Mages of Aryvandaar inflicted the Dark Disaster on Miyeritar.

    Shock over the Dark Disaster establishes an uneasy four decades of peace, as nearly every elf of Faerun shrinks back in awe and horror from the havoc wrought by the Crown Wars. »

  • The Fourth Crown War
  • -10450 DR to -10000 DR
    Ilythiir's seething counterattack to avenge Miyeritar sees its open use of the corrupt powers of Ghaunadar and other dark, evil gods for the first time. The Fourth Crown War ends with cataclysmic events of -10000. »

  • -8600 DR
  • Evereska is founded in secret by surviving clans of Eiellur, Miyeritar, and Orishaar as an elf haven in the woods east of Aryvandaar. »

  • -3595 DR
  • War breaks out between the elven nations of Eaerlann, Miyeritar, and Illefarn. The humans, caught in the middle, are unable to trade with one for fear of retribution from the others. »

  • -3386 DR
  • Hoyden is established by elves seeking to end the squabbling between the nations of Eaerlann, Miyeritar, and Illefarn. Hoyden enjoys a peaceful existence with the sylphs and pixies. Each helped the other in dealing with the troublesome orcs of the Hidden Forest; the orcs, in turn, quickly learned to leave Hoyden alone, though infrequent tests of the village's defenses were not unheard of. »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Feast of the Moon Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun brings together many powerful mages in order to restore the denizens of the lost city of Miyeritaar's High Mages and cleanse part of the High Moor. In order to make the magic permanent, he and the Grand mage Ualair the Silent sacrifice themselves to create Rhymanthiin, the Hidden City of Hope.

    Laurel Silverhand Arunsun is pregnant with Khelben's twin children.

    After his death, Khelben's spirit remained in Blackstaff Tower to guide and advise future Blackstaffs.

    Tsarra Chaadren, the half-elf sorceress becomes the second Blackstaff. In public, she wears a magical illusion to make herself look like Khelben. »