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  • Elf refugees from Syorpiir found Nikerymath in the Chondalwood, beginning with the city of Rucien Xan. »

  • 144 DR [Year of the Fear and Flame]
  • Battle of Elven Tears
    An alliance of free cities of Chondath attacks the elves of the Chondalwoods. Ariel (an elven city), is burned to the ground, and more than 2,000 elves die in the war. The survivors reportedly flee deeper into the woods to the city of Rucien-Xan, a mythical elven home.

    Six months after the Battle of Elven Tears, Lord Anthony Illistine is named governor of Chandath, and the city-states are finally united under one leader. »