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This timeline covers events since the end of Guild Wars, in 1075 AE, as well as events before then that are relevant to the scope of the Guild Wars 2 Wiki.
A similar article for earlier events exists on the Guild Wars Wiki.
|1328 AE|| Present day. Events of Heart of Thorns begin.|
The Pact Fleet is destroyed by Mordrem forces.
|1327 AE|| Events of Living World season 2 begin.|
Scarlet's War culminates in the destruction of Lion's Arch. Mordremoth, the Elder Jungle Dragon, awakens. The Pact musters forces of the five major nations of Tyria to confront Mordremoth.
|1326 AE||Scarlet Briar assaults Tyria through her alliances and Twisted Watchwork. Ellen Kiel is elected to the Captain's Council. The Zephyrites make their first known return to Tyria since Glint's death.|
|1325 AE|| Events of the personal story and Living World season 1 begin.|
Claw Island is assaulted by Blightghast the Plaguebringer. The Pact is founded, and Zhaitan is defeated. The karka attack Lion's Arch, and Southsun Cove is discovered.
|1324 AE|| Events of Ghosts of Ascalon begin.|
Dougal Keane enters the crypts beneath Divinity's Reach. The Claw of the Khan-Ur is retrieved and peace negotiations between human and charr begin. Ogres invade from the Blazeridge Mountains.
|1320 AE||Kralkatorrik, the Elder Crystal Dragon awakens and creates the Dragonbrand. Glint is killed and her body retrieved by the Zephyrites. Breaking of Destiny's Edge. Almorra's Massacre and founding of the Vigil.|
|1319 AE|| Events of Edge of Destiny begin.|
Destiny's Edge is formed and kill the Dragonspawn.
|1316 AE||Jennah is crowned as the queen of Kryta.|
|1302 AE||The sylvari first appear along the Tarnished Coast, sprouting from the Pale Tree.|
|1270 AE||Quaggans and krait forced to the shores of Tyria.|
|1256 AE||Prince Edair establishes the Great Krytan Blockade before his fleet is destroyed by risen forces.|
|1230 AE||Corsairs and other pirates occupy the slowly drying ruins of Lion's Arch. Cobiah Marriner begins rebuilding the city.|
|1229 AE||The risen destroy Port Stalwart.|
|1220 AE||Divinity's Reach is founded in the Krytan province of Shaemoor.|
|1219 AE|| Events of Sea of Sorrows begin.|
Zhaitan, the Elder Undead Dragon, awakens. Rising of Orr. Lion's Arch floods.
|1180 AE||The centaur prophet Ventari dies by the Pale Tree, leaving the Ventari Tablet.|
|1165 AE||Jormag, the Elder Ice Dragon, awakens. The norn flee south into the Shiverpeaks.|
|1135 AE||Vabbi, Istan, and Kourna fall to Palawa Joko.|
|1127 AE||Emperor Usoku defeats the Kurzicks and the Luxon, unifies Cantha and begins purging non-humans and political enemies.|
|1120 AE||Primordus, the Elder Fire Dragon, awakens and forces remaining subterranean races to the surface.|
|1116 AE||Kalla Scorchrazor leads the rebellion against the Flame Legion's shaman caste.|
|1112 AE||The charr erect the Black Citadel over the ruins of the city of Rin in Ascalon.|
|1105 AE||The Durmand Priory is established in the Shiverpeaks. New Krytan is established as a central written language.|
|1090 AE||The charr legions take Ascalon City. The Foefire.|
|1088 AE||Kryta unifies behind Queen Salma.|
|1080 AE||King Adelbern of Ascalon recalls the Ebon Vanguard; Ebonhawke is established.|
|1079 AE|| Events of Beyond begin.|
The Krytan civil war ends and Princess Salma is crowned. The Seraph are established. The Ministry of Purity rise to power in Cantha.
|1078 AE|| Events of Eye of the North begin.|
Primordus, the Elder Fire Dragon, stirs but does not awaken. The asura appear on the surface. The Transformation of the Dwarves.
|1075 AE|| Events of Nightfall begin.|
Fall of Abaddon. Ascension of Kormir.
|1072 AE|| Events of Factions begin.|
Ascalonian refugees flee to Kryta. The Door of Komalie is opened. Shiro Tagachi brings the Affliction.
|1071 AE||The Sinking of Orr.|
|1070 AE|| Events of Guild Wars begin.|
The Charr Invasion of Ascalon. The Searing.
|898 AE||The Great Northern Wall is erected.|
|358 AE||Kryta becomes an independent nation.|
|300 AE||Kryta established as a colony of Elona. First recorded battles of the Centaur War.|
|2 AE||Orr becomes an independent nation.|
|0 AE||The Exodus of the Human Gods.|
|1 BE||The Human Gods give magic to the races of Tyria.|
|100 BE||Humans drive the charr out of Ascalon.|
|205 BE||Humans appear on the Tyrian continent.|
|10,000 BE||Last of the giganticus lupicus, the Great Giants, disappear from the Tyrian continent.|