• The First Seros War
  • -9839 DR to -9833 DR
    The burgeoning empire of elves allies with the merfolk against the sahuagin of eastern Seros. »

  • -9833 DR
  • End of the First Seros War
    This war destroys the major sahuagin kingdom in "Sekolah's Trench" (the Trench of Lopok). Wars and skirmishes continue across centuries to slow or stop the building of the Sharksbane Wall. »

  • The Second Seros War
  • -8298 DR to -8282 DR
    The elf empire uses locathah forces to rally the enemies' enslaved locathah against them, as well as merfolk and crabmen. »

  • -8282 DR
  • End of the Second Seros War
    This war destorys the Kuo-Toan Consortiums. All their cavern cities along the Plains of Duna collapse, and their people are put to the slaughter, rendering the kuo-toans nearly extinct in the Inner Sea until the present day. »

  • The Third Seros War
  • -1539 DR to -1502 DR
    Coronal Essyl lashes out against minor koalinth and scrag raids to the north and ignaites the war by uniting the koalinth (aquatic hobgoblins) and merrow (aquatic ogres) against a common foe. »

  • -1537 DR
  • The merrow kingdom of P'karnis falls to the sea elves of Aryselmalyr. »

  • -1535 DR
  • The ixitxachitl Imperium of Ilvanyv falls. In the same year, the long loyal merfolk of Thalorlyn on the Hmur Plateau rebel against the oppressive violence of the war. Coronal Essyl co-opts the rebellion by supporting a merfolk traitor, Kyron the Mad, who had also succumbed to the whispers of Dagon. Kyron rises to a position of leadership among the merfolk while secretly passing military secrets to agents of the coronal. »

  • -1531 DR
  • Nearly thirty percent of all merfolk of Seros are killed as Aryselmalyr viciously puts down the rebellion at Thalorlyn. »

  • -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. »

  • The First Dukars' War
  • -1527 DR to -1523 DR
    Within the scope of the Third Seros War, the fifth Dukar Order of Nantari (those who vowed allegiance to Aryselmalyr) goes to war against the other orders. »

  • -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. »

  • -1523 DR
  • End of the First Dukar's War
    Conflict ends with the destruction of the House of the Nantari Order in Myth Nantar. This loss sets back Coronal Essyl greatly, and twenty years of tense detente begins. »

  • -1522 DR
  • The Four Arcana of Humbar, the usually isolationist morkoths from the deep waters below, ally with Tivaan after numerous attacks from the coronal's (Essyl Merynth) forces. »

  • -1509 DR
  • The First Shalarin Passing:
    The obyrinth lord Dagon, eldest of Those Who Sleep Below, sets in motion his plan to control the depths of Seros. The first wildtide portal opens, and the shalarins arrive within Seros from the Sea of Corynactis, their home on the far side of Toril, west of Maztica. Immediately attacked by the magically attuned Emerald Eye and the madmen Kyron and Essyl, the shalarin lose more than 17 percent of their number. Tivaan, the Dukar orders, and Hmurbar all rush to the aid of the shalarin and quickly gain powerful allies. »

  • -1506 DR
  • King Kyron dies at the hands of the Dukars, who take the Emerald Eye of Kyron into their custody. The merfolk traitors either return to Tivaan or remain allied with Coronal Essyl. »

  • -1502 DR
  • End of the Third Seros War
    Conflict ends with the death of the Mad Coronal Essyl Merynth at the hands of his brother, the Grand Dukar Jholar of the Jhimari Order. Jholar abdicates the coronal's throne in favor of his younger sister, the devout priestess Vaequiis. »

  • -1492 DR
  • Shalarin survivors of the Third Seros War settle Es'krin on the northern Hmur Pateau. Alliances with the Dukars and the Four Arcana Humbar provide protectors for the city-state until it can restore its own warrior caste. »

  • The Fourth Seros War
  • -1399 DR to -1396 DR
    The Hmur Plateau becomes overrun by a horde of koalinth and merrow, ending the peaceful merfolk Republic of Tivaan. A desperate mermaid steals the Emerald Eye of Kyron from the Dukars' Tower at Myth Nantar to drive the horde off the plateau, only to become corrupted by its power and lead the horde herself against her remaining people and the rest of Seros. »

  • -1396 DR
  • End of the Fourth Seros War
    This war destroys the Second Kingdom of Kyron, setting back koalinth population for decades. The Emerald Eye is recaptured, and the possessed mermaid is believed dead, buried in a collapsed reef on the Plains of Duna, which hereafter are called the Haunted Plains. The new merfolk community, under the auspices of the kindly Coronal Vaequiis, is the kingdom of Thalvan, led by King Darmox. »

  • 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. »