• c. -25400 DR
  • Fleeing the destruction of the island kingdom of Tintageer on their home world of Faerie, a small circle of gold elves led by the young prince Durothil cast a divination to find their new home - on the world of Toril - and then create a portal leading there. The refugees name their new home Faerun, the One Land, and the name of Merrourboros fades into history. Integrating into the native green elf communities, the descendants of the gold elves of Tintageer become known as sun elves, while the descendants of the sole silver elf refugee, Sharlario Moonflower, become known as moon elves. By the end of the first millennium since their arrival, the moon and gold elves had built great cities that rival ancient Atorrnash. »

  • c. -25100 DR
  • Sharlario Moonflower and his son Cornaith visit the dark elf city of Atornash in the south. Durothil takes a silver dragon mount and becomes the first draonrider. Durothil is later slain in battle with the red dragon Mahatnartorian, known to the green elves as Master of the Mountains. »

  • c. -24500 DR
  • Both sun and moon elf communities build great cities that rival the magnificence of ancient Atorrnash. The sun elf city of Occidian is heralded as the center of elven music and dance, while the moon elf city of Sharlarion is unrivaled as the crossroads of trade and commerce. »

  • c. -24400 DR
  • Lolth's attention is drawn to Toril for the first time as the moon elf Kethryllia battles her minions in the Abyss before returning home to Faerun. »

  • The elf city of Occidian is sacked by a horde of orcs led by the abyssal fiend Haeshkarr, which then attacks Sharlarion. The horde and Haeshkarr are defeated by the elves at great cost. »

  • -23600 DR
  • Establishment of the first moon elf settlements of Shantel Othreier (present-day Green Fields). This included the moon-elf city of Ardeep (which includes Ardeep Forest), which was a vassal realm of Shantel Othreier. »

  • -23100 DR
  • Establishment of the first gold and moon elf settlements of Syorpiir (present-day Ankwood and Chondalwood). »

  • -22900 DR
  • The elf settlement of Illefarn (present-day Ardeep and Kryptgarden Forests and parts of Dessarin Valley) is founded, and green elves join their moon elf cousins in Ardeep. »

  • -22500 DR
  • Establishment of the moon elf settlements of Orishaar (present-day Duskwood and the Shaar). »

  • -17800 DR
  • Establishment of the great elf settlements of Keltormir (present-day Forest of Tethyr that spanned all of Tethyr, Amn, Erlkazar, and Calimshan) by moon elves and green elves, seeking peace and simple lives away from the strife of the other elf realms. »

  • -10750 DR
  • One gold elf clan and two moon elf clans of Aryvandaar, along with gold and moon elf clans of other elf realms, flee the Vyshaan and establish the realm of Ilodhar along the western shores of a mountain-nested lake (present-day Lake of Miir). »

  • -9750 DR
  • The Riildath (present-day Rawlinswood and Forest of Lethyr) is settled by moon elves and gold elves of Shantel Othreier fleeing the persecution of the Vyshaan of Aryvandaar, becoming the realm of Lethyr. The elves of the Riildath discover the horrors of Narathmault and resolve to clear the forest fo all N'Tel'Quess (non-elves) so as to safegaurd them from the foul legacies of Ilythiir. »

  • -86 DR [Year of Goodfields]
  • The moon elves of clan Tsornyl establish the settlement of Tsornyl (near present-day Yulash). »

  • 75 DR [Year of Clinging Death]
  • The elf realm of Rilithar bordering the Sword Mountains is finally abandoned because of the encroachment of human settlers and unceasing orc and troll raids. Several clans of moon elves from Rilithar arrive in the Gray Forest far to the east through a portal and establish the realm of Vedrymmell. They ally with the fugitive Crown Prince Baranth I of Impiltur, who in turn recognizes their sovereignty over the woodlands. »

  • 77 DR [Year of the Quivering Mountain]
  • Battle of Ilithra's Smile
    With the aid of the moon elves of Vedrymmell, Crown Prince Baranth I defeats the treasonous Morlorn, "the Usurper King", at the Battle of Ilithra's Smile and is crowned king of Impiltur. The Obarskyr mercenary supporters of Morlorn are exiled from the realm. »

  • 101 DR [Year of the Smiling Moon]
  • Josidiah Starym is born In Myth Drannor a gold elf of House Starym to his gold elf father and moon elf mother (Ysmyrl'da Starym). He has his father's features and golden hair, but he has his mother's uncanny sapphire eyes - a strange combination for a noble gold elf child. »

  • 177 DR [Year of the Troublesome Vixen]
  • The elves of Iliyanbruen destroy the orcs of the Severed Hand and Argrock, though the effort costs much of their strength. Within three years, Iliyanbruen is no more. Many of its moon elf inhabitants travel west to Evermeet or south to Ardeep, leaving only scattered wood elf settlements and the abandoned capital of Sharandar. »

  • 342 DR [Year of the Cantobele Stalking]
  • Athalantar falls to an orc horde from the High Moor. The orcs are in turn destroyed by an unlikely alliance of moon elves from Ardeep and dwarves from Dardath. The last Council of Illefarn is called, and the long-fragmented elf realm of Illefarn is officially dissolved with the remaining wood elves of Illiyanbruen and many wood elves from Rilithar departing for Evermeet. Ardeep and Dardath formally ally and look to create further alliances with the humans of the region. »

  • 523 DR [Year of Trials Arcane]
  • Younger moon elves of Clan Starym return to Myth Drannor from Eaerlann, Illefarn, and elsewhere to Myth Drannor, restoring that house as a social power and taking over the house lordship with the absence of Josidiah Starym. As a stalling maneuver to prevent Josidiah's loss of status, the Coronal demands that the current Lord, Illitran Starym draw his family's moonblade, long held in trust and undrawn since its forging to attest to the loyalty and worthiness of the clan and its lord.

    Lord Illitran Starym undergoes a Cleansing March, a three-month-long trek out into the deepest woods of Cormanthyr intended to purify his spirit and ready him for the responsibilities of wielding a moonblade. Unknown to all, he treks to Monader's abandoned temple and forges a pact with the imprisoned deity, allowing him to draw the blade upon his return to the City of Songs without suffering its retributive powers and corrupting the blade to be designed to slay humans and half-elves. »

  • 569 DR [Year of Tumbled Bones]
  • Ecamane Truesilver becomes an apprentice of Deynriir the Silver Sorcerer. Unknown to him at the time, Ecamane also secretly becomes an acolyte of Windsong Tower under his moon elf tutor. »

  • 669 DR [Year of the Brutal Beast]
  • The Magister Nerren Prentiyuel is slain, along with his five attackers, in a spellduel.

    The office of Magister passes to the moon elf Filverel Donnathlascen. »