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Year of the Serpent
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Reckoning
Cormyr
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Tethyr-
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North-
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Netheril
Year
Timesong
of Serôs
1159 MR 1334 CR 1571 TR 327 NR 5218 NY 1429 TS
Mulhorand
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Present
Reckoning
Shou
Year
Kozakuran
Calendar
Wa
Year
Ulutiun
Calendar
3495 MC 1 PR 2609 1433 1777 3909


1359 DR in deities

  • Bahamut regains his status as a deity after Gareth Dragonsbane plants the Tree-Gem and mortals begin to worship the platinum dragon once more.[1]
  • Set attacks and imprisons Sseth, adopting Sseth's guise to gain the worship of his serpentfolk followers.[2]


1359 DR in politics


1359 DR in conflicts


Migrations in 1359 DR

  • Thousands of refugees fleeing the Tuigan Horde cross Lake Ashane. Some travel to Uthmere and settle along the Great Road, where they become known as "the newcomers".[4]
  • A dark naga from the Slitherswamp level of Undermountain discovers a portal that allows the nagas and ophidians there to travel back to Najara, where they were abducted from seventy years prior.[6]


Deaths in 1359 DR


1359 DR in people

  • Gareth Dragonsbane and his adventuring companions steal and destroy the Wand of Orcus in the blood of an avatar of Tiamat, thwarting her plans. They leave the Abyss and return to Damara, with the blessings of Bahamut. There they plant the Tree-Gem, which becomes a symbol of the covenant between Bahamut and Damara.[4] It also solidifies Gareth's rule as king of Damara.[7]
  • Lord Pundun and his mage mentor, Menrick, release the vampire Shyressa in a mausoleum outside Dajaan.[8]
  • In Calimport, Myrmeen Lhal battles and exposes the Night Parade.[4]
  • Duskar Flamehaern, the proprietor of Adderposts in Essembra, and his family come under the sway of a spirit naga named Ssensariith. A snake cult forms around the naga and Duskar begins selling drugs and captured slaves out of the building.[9]


1359 DR in organizations


1359 DR in Realmspace


Miscellaneous

  • Vorthryn's Archivir is taken from its resting place and finds its way into the hands of an untold number of adventurers. From Neverwinter to Zazesspur and Athkatla to Alaghôn, the book is incredibly useful to those who wield it and it serves to convert many to Azuth's faith.[citation needed]
  • Members of non-dragon humanoid races begin to hear the call of Bahamut, and many of undergo the Rite of Rebirth, transforming themselves into dragonborn of Bahamut.[13]
  • At the direction of Lady Merelith, a new lighthouse is built on Mezeketh Isle off the coast of Saerloon and Zembrath Klun is put in charge.[14]
  • This year is known as the Year of the Carnival in the Black Chronology.[15][16]
  • A Small but Treasonous Chapbook, a book written by Albaertin of Marsember, is published.[17]
  • The Falling Feather: Romance and Passion among Modern Noble Lasses, a book written by an unknown author, is published.[17]
  • The three volume Notes on Serôs, written by Ondam Moray of Dilpur, is published.[17]


1359 DR in environment

  • Mount Ugruth experiences minor volcanic activity and makes some slight rumbling. This is enough to briefly open a portal to the Elemental Plane of Fire, through dozens of magmins escape into the volcano's chamber.[4]


1359 DR in publications

Adventures
Sourcebooks
Comics
Novels
Short Stories

Appendix

Notes

References

  1. Eric L. Boyd, Eytan Bernstein (August 2006). Dragons of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 9. ISBN 0-7869-3923-0.
  2. Thomas M. Costa (November 2003). “Faiths of Faerûn: Elder Serpents of Set”. In Chris Thomasson ed. Dragon #313 (Paizo Publishing, LLC), p. 85.
  3. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 108. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 Brian R. James, Ed Greenwood (September 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. Edited by Kim Mohan, Penny Williams. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 144. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  5. Ed Greenwood, Julia Martin, Jeff Grubb (1993). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 2nd edition (revised), Running the Realms. (TSR, Inc), p. 18. ISBN 1-5607-6617-4.
  6. Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd, Darrin Drader (July 2004). Serpent Kingdoms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 133. ISBN 0-7869-3277-5.
  7. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 108. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  8. Jess Lebow (September 2005). Master of Chains. (Wizards of the Coast). ISBN 0-7869-3800-5.
  9. Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd, Darrin Drader (July 2004). Serpent Kingdoms. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 171–172. ISBN 0-7869-3277-5.
  10. Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd, Darrin Drader (July 2004). Serpent Kingdoms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 110. ISBN 0-7869-3277-5.
  11. Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book Three: Erlkazar & Folk of Intrigue. (TSR, Inc), p. 3. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
  12. Dale "slade" Henson (April 1991). Realmspace. Edited by Gary L. Thomas, Karen S. Boomgarden. (TSR, Inc), p. 58. ISBN 1-56076-052-4.
  13. Eric L. Boyd, Eytan Bernstein (August 2006). Dragons of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 9. ISBN 0-7869-3923-0.
  14. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 163. ISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  15. Richard Baker, Bruce R. Cordell, David Noonan, Matthew Sernett, James Wyatt (March 2007). Cormyr: The Tearing of the Weave. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 159. ISBN 978-0-7869-4119-3.
  16. Brian R. James, Ed Greenwood (September 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. Edited by Kim Mohan, Penny Williams. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 157. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Steven E. Schend (2000-11-29). The Candlekeep Collection. Wizards of the Coast. Archived from the original on 2009-06-04. Retrieved on 2017-09-25.
  18. Jon Pickens, et al. (December 1986). Night of the Seven Swords. Edited by Karen S. Martin. (TSR, Inc.), p. 4. ISBN 0-88038-327-5.
  19. R.A. Salvatore (1989). The Bloodstone Lands. Edited by Elizabeth T. Danforth. (TSR, Inc), p. 2. ISBN 0-88038-771-8.
  20. Rick Swan (1992). The Great Glacier. (TSR, Inc), p. 5. ISBN 1-56076-324-8.
  21. 21.00 21.01 21.02 21.03 21.04 21.05 21.06 21.07 21.08 21.09 21.10 21.11 Eric L. Boyd, Ed Greenwood, Steven E. Schend (2000). Presenting...Seven Millennia of Realms Fiction. Wizards of the Coast. Archived from the original on 2003-06-21. Retrieved on 2015-08-12.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 James Lowder (August 1993). “Novel Ideas”. In Roger E. Moore ed. Dragon #196 (TSR, Inc.), p. 66.
  23. Jess Lebow (September 2005). Master of Chains. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 1. ISBN 0-7869-3800-5.