The Dragon Age

  • 900

    The Dragon Age begins

    After sightings of dragons in the sky for the first time since they were thought to be driven extinct in the Steel Age, Divine Faustine II declares the age to be the Dragon Age. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 901

    Battle at Avinash

    Loghain Mac Tir leads the Ferelden Rebellion to victory at the Battle at Avinash. (Codex entry: The Summer Sword, Dragon Age: Origins)
  • 902

    Maric Theirin becomes King of Ferelden

    Maric Theirin kills the Orlesian King Meghren Dufayel in a duel atop Fort Drakon, and takes the throne of Ferelden. (Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne) Discrepancy Note - Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1 states that Meghren is killed in 9:00. However, the timeline in Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne adds up for it to occur in 9:02.
  • 908

    Rowan Guerrin's death

    Queen Rowan Guerrin of Ferelden dies of a wasting illness. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 910

    Grey Wardens return to Ferelden

    After two ages of banishment due to their involvement in a failed coup attempt, King Maric invites the Grey Wardens to return to operation in Ferelden. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 910

    The Architect first surfaces

    The Architect's plans to infect all of Thedas with the darkspawn taint are thwarted by a small group of Grey Wardens, and King Maric Theirin. (Dragon Age: The Calling)
  • 910

    Branka becomes Paragon

    Branka, originally of the smith caste in Orzammar, is named Paragon for her invention of smokeless coal. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 912

    Kal-Sharok rediscovered

    The Dwarven kingdom of Kal-Sharok is rediscovered in the Hunterhorn Mountains, after having been thought taken over by darkspawn. The dwarves of Kal-Sharok resent Orzammar for cutting them off during the darkspawn invasion, and refuse to bow to Orzammar's king. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 913

    Bownammar falls

    Bownammar, the fortress of the Legion of the Dead, falls to the darkspawn. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 920

    Celene Valmont becomes Empress of Orlais

    Celene Valmont takes the Orlesian throne at just 16 years old, after conspiring with the Dowager Marquise Mantillon to have Emperor Florian assassinated. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1 / Dragon Age: The Masked Empire)
  • 920

    Battle of Larécolte

    Nevarran forces attempt to expand their current territory beyond the Fields of Ghislain. Duke Gaspard de Chalons leads the Orlesian forces, and in the end, challenges the Nevarran commander to a duel - winner taking Larécolte. Gaspard is victorious, and the Nevarran forces retreat. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 2)
  • 921

    Kirkwall templars rise in power

    Viscount Perrin Threnhold attempts and fails to rid the city of templars. Meredith Stannard arrests and executes him, then places Marlow Dumar as viscount. Meredith is named Knight-Commander of Kirkwall by Grand Cleric Elthina. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1 / Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 2)
  • 922

    The Grand Catherdral is attacked

    Blood mages controlling dragons launch an assault on the Grand Cathedral in Orlais, during the ten-year gathering of Chantry faithful. Cassandra Pentaghast defeats the dragons and blood mages, and is named Right Hand by Divine Beatrix III. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1 / Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker)
  • 925

    Cailan Theirin becomes King of Ferelden

    King Maric Theirin is presumed dead at sea. (In reality, he was being held by Aurelian Titus in Ath Velanis on Seheron, using him in a blood magic ritual.) Cailan Theirin is crowned King of Ferelden, and at the same time, marries Anora Mac Tir, making her Queen. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1 / Dragon Age: Until We Sleep)
  • 928

    Branka begins search for Anvil of the Void

    Paragon Branka and her entire house (except Oghren) venture into the Deep Roads in search of the Anvil of the Void. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 930

    The Fifth Blight begins

    The Fifth Blight begins in the Korcari Wilds of Ferelden, after the Architect attempts to make a disciple of the Old God Urthemiel. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 930

    King Endrin Aeducan dies

    King Endrin Aeducan dies after losing of two children, leaving only youngest child Bhelen to inherit the throne. A conflit breaks out in Orzammar over succession when Lord Pyral Harrowmont accuses Bhelen of fratricide. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 930

    The Battle of Ostagar

    At the Battle of Ostagar, Loghain Mac Tir quits the field, leaving the assembled Grey Wardens trapped behind darkspawn lines. The Wardens, with the exception of Alistair and the Hero of Ferelden, are slaughtered. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    The Fifth Blight ends

    The Hero of Ferelden leads an assault against the darkspawn in the Battle of Denerim, where Urthemiel is successfully slain, ending the Fifth Blight. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    The Darkspawn Civil War

    The Architect frees an intelligent broodmother called the Mother from the call of the Old Gods. A new breed of talking darkspawn emerge, either pledging themselves to the Mother or to the Architect. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    Kal'Hirol Thaig reclaimed

    The dwarves of Orzammar reclaim Kal'Hirol thaig. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    The Harvesters of Amgarrak

    Amgarrak Thaig is overrun by twisted creatures known as Harvesters, after failed attempts to re-create Paragon Caridin's golem research. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    Qunari stranded in Kirkwall

    Hundreds of Qunari are stranded in Kirkwall, along with the Arishok, after their dreadnought is shipwrecked. They refuse to leave until they recover the stolen sacred Tome of Koslun. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 931

    The Deep Roads Expedition

    Brothers Bartrand and Varric Tethras, along with the Champion of Kirkwall, lead an expedition into the Deep Roads. They discover an ancient thaig that predates the First Blight, where lyrium glows red. An idol made of this red lyrium is recovered. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 932

    Morrigan uncovers an eluvian

    The Hero of Ferelden tracks Morrigan down in the Dragonbone Wastes, where she has claimed an active eluvian for herself. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 934

    Qunari uprising in Kirkwall

    The Arishok is provoked into launching an assault on Kirkwall, and beheads Viscount Dumar. The Champion of Kirkwall earns their title in driving the Qunari out. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 934

    Justinia V becomes Divine

    Divine Beatrix III dies, and Revered Mother Dorothea is named Divine Justinia V. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 937

    Kirkwall Chantry destroyed

    Anders destroys the Kirkwall Chantry. First Enchanter Orsino and Kight-Commander Meredith are both killed in the subsequent battle between mages and templars. (Dragon Age: The World of Thedas vol. 1)
  • 940

    Annulment of the Circle of Dairsmuid

    The Circle of Dairsmuid in Rivain is annulled, with all its mages murdered by the Templar Order. (Codex entry: The Annulment at Dairsmuid, Dragon Age: Inquisition)
  • 940

    Empress Celene murders Halamshiral elves

    After the brutal murder and mutilation of an elven man, the elves of Halamshiral rise up against the human nobility for committing this atrocity. In response, Empress Celene leads her army to burn down the elven quarter of Halamshiral, murdering a thousand elves. (Dragon Age: The Masked Empire)
  • 940

    The Orlesian Civil War begins

    A civil war in Orlais breaks out, from Gaspard de Chalons seeking to take Celene Valmont's throne. Briala reactivates the eluvian network, and seeks to use the chaos to advance the wellbeing of Orlesian elves. (Dragon Age: The Masked Empire)
  • 940

    The Mage-Templar War begins

    Pharamond, a tranquil mage, discovers a cure for the Rite of Tranquility in Adamant Fortress at the Abyssal Reach. This leads into the mage fraternities holding a vote on whether or not to separate from the Chantry, but are attacked by the Templar Order, led by Lord Seeker Lambert. Many mages escape, and Lord Seeker Lambert cancels the Nevarran Accord, declaring war against the mages. (Dragon Age: Asunder)
  • 941

    Divine Justinia V killed by Corypheus

    Divine Justinia V calls for a concnlave at the Temple of Sacred Ashes, to negotiate an end of the Mage-Templar War. At the conclave, Corypheus and his enslaved Grey Wardens use the Divine in a ritual to rip open the Veil. The ritual is interrupted by the future Inquisitor. Despite this, the Veil is still torn open and a Breach in the sky is formed. (Codex Entry: The Conclave, Dragon Age: Inquistion)
  • 941

    The Inquisition rises

    Cassandra Pentaghast and Leliana, Right and Left Hands of the now-dead Divine, declare the Inquisition reborn, with the goal of closing the Breach and finding who is responsible for it. (Codex Entry: The Conclave, Dragon Age: Inquistion)
  • 942

    Corypheus is defeated

    The Inquisitor defeats Corypheus in a battle at the Temple of Sacred Ashes, banishing him to the Fade. (Note: Dedication, Dragon Age: Inquisition)
  • 944

    The Inquisition falls

    An exalted Council is called to discuss the future of the Inquisition, but is interrupted by a Qunari plot to kill all of southern Thedas's nobles. This attempt is foiled by the Inquisitor. Solas, ally of the Inquisitor, reveals himself as Fen'Harel, with plans to restore the age of the ancient elves at the cost of current Thedas. The Inquisitor loses their arm and the mark. The Inquisition either disbands or submits to Divine Victoria's service. (Dragon Age: Inquisition, Trespasser dialogue)
  • 945

    Qunari invade Neromenian

    Qunari forces invade the Tevinter city of Neromenian, after having already taken Ventus and Carastes. (Dragon Age: Dark Fortress)
  • 945

    Venatori use Danarius's sarcophagus with red lyrium

    The Venatori use Meredith's red lyrium sword to power an ancient elven device that can infuse elven slaves with lyrium (what was used on Fenris). This device turns Shirallas, their elven ally, into a near unstoppable fighter. However, they are all defeated by a group of adventurers working for the former Inquisition. (Dragon Age: Dark Fortress)