• -15300 DR
  • The elvish Vyshaan clan rises to power in Aryvandaar under Coronal Ivosaar Vyshann. »

  • -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). »

  • -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. »

  • -10460 DR
  • Aryvandaar finally conquers the elf realm of Ardeep. The Vyshaanti slay two of its rulers - Ilitharath and his grandson Tarosspur - in the hundred years it takes to bring Ardeep under their control. »

  • -10300 DR
  • The elves of Keltormir, opposed on both sides by the Vyshaan of Aryvandaar and the dark elf Clan Hune of Ilythiir, strategically withdraw from eastern Keltormir, holding their lines at Highland's Edge. »

  • -9800 DR
  • The Vyshantaar Empire's forces occupy all elf realms (except Keltormir) from the High Forest of Aryvandaar to the sweltering southern forests of Ilythiir. They begin the colonization and settlement of Evermeet. »

  • -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. »

  • c. -9600 DR
  • Rise of the first drow civilizations in the Underdark beneath southern Faerun and the founding of the drow cities of Telantiwar and Guallidurth. The constant harassment of the Vyshantaar forces over the next five centuries help prevent their annexing Keltormir or any other lands. »

  • Drow harassment of the Vyshantaar forces over the next five centuries help prevent their annexing Keltormir or any other lands. »

  • The Fifth Crown War
  • -9200 DR to -9000 DR
    The First Proclamation of the Elven Court leads to the revolt of the nobles of Aryvandaar, and the last Crown War begins. The Elven Court, the Seldarine priesthoods, and the long-hidden High Mages restore pockets of resistance and freedom across the entire Vyshantaar Empire, fragmenting the armies and nobles to limit their coordination. »

  • -9000 DR
  • End of the Fifth Crown War
    The Fifth Crown War ends with the utter defeat of the Vyshaan and the dissolution of Aryvandaar. Much of the High Forest is abandoned for an age, leaving the forest open so the gods might restore its peace. Many elves begin migrating back to the Elven Court in the eastern forests, while others migrate into the Inner Sea (this marks the last great elven migration to Seros). Keltormir and Illefarn emerge intact from the Crown Wars, and the latter realm joins with the vassal realm of Ardeep now that Shantel Othreir is no more. »

  • -4440 DR
  • Eaerlann presses Siluvanede. The Siluvanedenn open several of Aryvandaar's ancient citadels and equip their warriors with Vyshaantar weapons. This tactic draws Sharrven into the war. »