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Year of the Prince
Moonshae
Reckoning
Cormyr
Reckoning
Tethyr-
reckoning
North-
reckoning
Netheril
Year
Timesong
of Serôs
1157 MR 1332 CR 1569 TR 325 NR 5216 NY 1427 TS
Mulhorand
Calendar
Present
Reckoning
Shou
Year
Kozakuran
Calendar
Wa
Year
Ulutiun
Calendar
3493 MC −1 PR 2607 1431 1775 3907


1357 DR in conflicts


1357 DR in deities



Deaths in 1357 DR



1357 DR in environment


  • Tarsakh: Many strange creatures, including a great number of trolls appear in the Yuirwood south of Aglarond.[2]
  • Marpenoth: Reports arise of strange fey creatures appearing in the Hullack Forest and the hills around Thunderholme.[5]
  • Nightal: Heavy snowfall hits Cormyr and the Dalelands, up to a foot in some places. Several ships become trapped in ice on the River Lis.[6]
  • An earthquake in the vicinity of the Laughing Hollow releases an unknown pollutant into the River Delimbiyr downriver of the site. Livestock that drink from the river die in large numbers and Daggerford has to rely on its wells and cisterns for drinking water until the source of the pollution is stemmed.[16]
  • A group of mindflayers place vampire squids into the Giant's Chalice as part of a long-term scheme to goad the lake's inhabitants into seeking aid from their sea elf allies so that they can enslave some.[17]


1357 DR in organizations



1357 DR in people



1357 DR in politics


  • Marpenoth: Zhentil Keep's grip on the cities of the Moonsea loosens as the Zhents become distracted by warfare further south.[5]
  • Mirtul: Orm, the Lord Envoy of the Council of Lords of Melvaunt, flees the city with most of the treasury and buys himself an estate north of Zhentil Keep.[citation needed]
  • Flamerule: Azoun IV attempts to strengthen diplomatic ties between Cormyr, Shadowdale, Mistledale, High Dale, and Deepingdale. This act worsens relations with Sembia and Archendale.[3]
  • Rumors of a merchant's or nobles' war breaking out in Westgate begin to spread in the nation of Cormyr.[3] Several dead assassins turn up dead in the harbor of the city.[5]
  • Moonsea caravans sending supplies to Zhent troops in the Dalelands begin quietly changing their destination to Arabel. Zhentil Keep quickly discovers this treachery and abandons support for its occupying forces, instead concentrating on rebuilding Yûlash in an attempt to divert all Moonsea trade away from the Dalelands.[3]
  • During the months of Flamerule, Eleasias, and Eleint, the Night Masks battle the Shore Patrol for control of Westgate's criminal underworld. Adventurers, hired by the city's merchant nobility as bounty hunters, deliver a sharp check to the ambitions of the Night Masks. Their efforts thwart a plot by the ruling Pentad of Night Masters to transform Westgate into a theocracy of Mask, the Shadowlord.[citation needed]
  • Uktar: Aumark Lithyl unifies Ruathym.[21]
  • Waterdeep mediates a truce between Luskan and Ruathym. However, Luskan and Ruathym, together with Tuern and the Whalebones, subsequently make an alliance to raid settlements down the Sword Coast.[4]
  • Netyarch Zalathorm is replaced on the throne of Halruaa by Elder Gabrela for two weeks while he recovers from a particularly disturbing divination concerning the events of the year to come.[4]
  • Slave riots in Messemprar.[citation needed]
  • A tribe of kobolds takes up residence in the Maiden's Tomb Tor, unnoticed by Waterdeep.[31]
  • Lady Alustriel forges an alliance with Bruenor Battlehammer of Mithral Hall and helps defend the dwarf halls against the drow of House Baenre.[citation needed]
  • Geildarr becomes lord of Llorkh after the murder of Phintarn "Redblade", the previous lord. Dwarves start disappearing in Llorkh.[citation needed]
  • The wizard Maalthir launched a succesful coup d'etat against the Council of Hillsfar.[32]
  • Zhengyi the Witch-King divides Damara, claiming the northern resource-rich duchies for himself and leaving the southern baronies as squabbling puppet states.[11][33]


Miscellaneous


  • This year is known as the Year of Spell Flames in the Black Chronology.[34][35]
  • This year is known as the Year of the Great Sky Serpent in Shou Lung.[36]
  • The "present" in the Forgotten Realms Campaign Set is Nightal 30, 1357 Dalereckoning.[37]
  • Citta Hothemer publishes the book Musings of a Shameless Noble.[38]
  • Hammer: Whole herds of cattle disappear from grazing land in Archendale. A dragon is suspected to be lairing in nearby mountains.[21]
  • Alturiak: A man named Haljak hires many skilled warriors in Scornubel for a good wage but none of those hired are seen again.[21]
  • A drow is found in the thawing ice of the Thunder River. The High Constable of High Dale doubles the strength of all patrols indefinitely.[citation needed]
  • Ches: Three boats, the Ratclaw, Umbolden and Bloody Umber,[1] vanish without a trace on the Inner Sea within the first two weeks of the year’s trading season.[21]
  • Rumors are rampant in the lands east of Waterdeep that a new Beast Lord, a term given to those who breed rare, dangerous monsters such as owlbears and gorgimera, has arisen, as monsters associated with such men are suddenly increasing in number and seem to be working in concert.[1]
  • The King's Tournament is held at the Fields of Pryollus to determine the successor of King Theris of Mourktar.[39][40]
  • Gauntlgrym is re-discovered by the Company of the Gryphon.[1][4]
  • The corpses of six illithid and thirteen drow are found washing down the Unicorn Run in Secomber all killed by fire or blade.[1]
  • Large bands of orcs are reported to be on the move between Baldur's Gate and Amn. They are avoiding contact and moving stealthily.[1]
  • Waterdeep puts a high premium on juvenile griffons and their eggs when Open Lord Piergeiron being bolstering the numbers of their Griffon Cavalry.[1]
  • Tarsakh: The Tome of the Unicorn is stolen from Ruathym's Green Rooms royal library by the Calishite mage Shond Tharovin.[1][4][41] Shond successfully summons the skull of Shoon VII from the tome and communicates with his spirit.[4]
  • Unknown creatures are reported being seen in the Yuirwood. Those who attempt to combat them are not seen again.[citation needed]
  • Mirtul: Another war of conquest in the Dales is feared as Archendale begins hiring mercenaries.[2]
  • The House of Gond opens in Essembra, led by the Lord High Smith Gulmarin Reldacap.[2]
  • Kythorn: Calimshan begins building its first navy since the time of the Shoon Imperium.[2]
  • During the Festival of the Assumption, Gilgeam destroys a giant dragon turtle in Unthalass Harbor.[42]
  • Flamerule: A Zhent caravan is destroyed in Teshwave, apparently by Cormyreans upset at the situation in Daggerdale.[3]
  • Mourngrym Amcathra and Randal Morn (supported by the garrison at Tilverton) commit forces to clear the trade roads from Shadowdale and Mistledale to Cormyr.[citation needed]
  • Eleasias: The Nentyarch of the Great Dale begins stockpiling black gemstones, sending agents across the Realms in search of them but not giving a reason why.[3]
  • Azoun IV orders the search of all travelers in Cormyr after he discovers gems from the royal mine are being smuggled out of the country.[3]
  • The Sceptanar of Cimbar sends an envoy to Cormyr, Sembia, and the Dalelands, seeking information on the attack on Scornubel by a nishruu in 1355 DR. He offers great wealth to whoever can send the specimen trapped under his palace back to its home plane without harming the magic or people of his realm (and greater wealth to whoever can make it work for him).[3]
  • A well-known dancer from the Grey Veil in Zhentil Keep disappears, supposedly in possession of Yuthla, the Eye of the Beholder.[3]
  • Eleint: Sightings of Princess Alusair Obarskyr pour into Suzail. Many are thought to be false but one, claiming her appearance in Tilverton, being seen with the lord of that city, seems credible as he too has recently disappeared.[5]
  • Tyranthraxus learns of the process of inscribing Azure Bonds. The Possessing Spirit forms an alliance with a Red wizard, some Zhentarim mages and the survivors of the previous attempt at using the Azure Bonds (Fire Knives members and cultists of Moander). They abduct a group of adventurers and inscribe them with the Bonds.[citation needed]
  • After being banished from Amn for threatening to kill other merchants with magical creatures he controls or conjures from his home in Murann, Shairkash moves to the town of Beregost. He begins threatening competing traders just as he did in the Merchant's Nation.[5]
  • Marpenoth: The Stranded Fish tavern in Ordulin is destroyed when a fight breaks out between locals and a mage thought to be a Red Wizard.[5]
  • The adventurers abducted by the New Alliance of the Bonds wake up in Tilverton during a visit from Azoun IV. The brands force them to attack the king's carriage but they escape retaliation, going on to rescue Alusair Obarskyr and Giogi Wyvernspur. They then free themselves of the Azure Bonds and destroy Tyranthraxus with a little help from Elminster.[citation needed]
  • Uktar: Thayan agents openly slay merchants in both Westgate and Scardale Town.[6]
  • The flying ship Blue Diamond is spotted in the skies above the Vilhon Reach.[6]
  • Slaver activity is discovered in the Elven Court.[6]
  • Nightal: The adventurer Shaless returns to her favorite tavern, the Drunken Dragon in Tsurlagol with harps and blades she had recovered from the lost city of Myth Drannor. The "identity" of two of the harps are confirmed by the bard Maerhult.[6]
  • The seer of Baldur's Gate, Haspur, has a vision of the Ring of Winter and shares it with the people of the city.[6]
  • A Trader from Telflamm: My Years Amid High-Heaped Gold, a book written by Uldurn Maskovert, is published.[43]
  • The Black Book of a Garrulous Merchant, a book written by Haldimer Hurezan, Factor of the Blingblade Coster of Murann, is published.[43]
  • The two volume Musings of a Chessentan Scholar, written by Loremaster Hardolan Myrinter, is published.[43]
  • Musings of a Shameless Noble, a book written by Lady Citta Hothemer of Waterdeep, is published.[43]


1357 DR in publications


Sourcebooks
Adventures
Comics
Novels
Short Stories

Appendix

Notes

  1. Canon material does not provide dating for the Al-Qadim campaign setting. For the purposes of this wiki only, the current date for Al-Qadim products is assumed to be 1367 DR.

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