• -361 DR [Year of Mageserpents]
  • A band of ophidians stumbles across the ruins of an ancient sarrukh city, hidden beneath what is now the western end of the Forest of Wyrms. During their explorations, the ophidians discover the Naja Fountain, an ancient sarrukh artifact guarded by a powerful ha-naga named Terpenzi. Claiming to be the prophet of the World Serpent, Terpenzi proclaims himself King of Najara and begins a decades-long campaign to subjugate the scattered tribes of ophidians. »

  • -320 DR [Year of Netted Dreams]
  • The ophidians of Najara summon the Hss'tafi tribe of yuan-ti from the southern jungles of Chult to increase their strength against the rising power of the Netherese survivor states. The yuan-ti establish themselves as Najara's ruling caste. »

  • 89 DR [Year of the Faithful Oracle]
  • Terpenzi, the naga king of Najara in the Heartlands, forsees its death at the hands of Verraketh the Shadowking of Ebenfar and orders its subjects to seek out the magics of ancient Netheril while it searches for a mate. »

  • 90 DR [Year of the Moor Birds]
  • Terpenzi assembles a great army of ophidians commanded by yuan-ti to attack the growing might of Ebenfar. The armies of Ebenfar destroy the city of SS'thar'tiss'ssun, cloak its ruins in powerful warding spells, and scatter the serpentfolk of Najara. Terpenzi leads its remaining armies into battle with the Shadowking, but is destroyed. The battlefield becomes known as the Fields of the Dead. »

  • 511 DR [Year of the Fortress Scoured]
  • Nejizar finally ascends to the throne of Najara, ending the power struggle that begun with the death of Jacinica. »

  • 557 DR [Year of the Melding]
  • Nejizar sends yuan-ti infiltrators south to the Reaching Woods to incite the hobgoblin tribes to march against Phalorm. Ultimately the hobgoblins are repelled and the serpentine provocateurs assassinated. This defeat forces the serpentfolk of Najara to retreat into the Serpent Hills. »

  • 1295 DR [Year of the Ormserpent]
  • The dark naga Ebarnaje ascends to the throne of Najara. »