The Elder Dragons

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Disambig icon.png This article is about a book in Divinity's Reach. For the creatures, see Elder Dragon.

The Elder Dragons

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Location
Kormir Low Road
(Divinity's Reach)
Type
Book
Interact
Yes
Destructible
No
The Elder Dragons is a book found in Durmand Hall.

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This book has been well-thumbed. In the introduction, it says, "They are ancient and unfathomable. They embody concepts of nature-fire, ice, crystal, even death-but their very presence threatens to destroy the world."
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We know not when these Elder Dragons came to be, only when we came to be aware of their awakening.
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Fire: Primordus (1120 AE)
Primordus was first to awaken in our time. Its previous awakening is the only one still known to history. Dwarven texts tell of "Great Destroyers," now believed to be a reference to Primordus and his army.
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Primordus rules over fire. As of this writing, his minions, known as destroyers, plague the wetlands in the southwest of Tyria.
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Ice: Jormag (1165 AE)
Jormag and his army arose in the Far Shiverpeaks. Even in sleep, their influence could be felt, as seen in the norn legend of Jora and Svanir.
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Jormag has the power of ice that creeps and consumes the world around it. Those corrupted by him become icebrood, casting aside their own will to serve their master.
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Death: Zhaitan (1219 AD)
Zhaitan's awakening caused the once-lost island nation of Orr to rise from the sea, flooding many coastal lands in the process.
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More accurately a master of the undeath, Zhaitan has the ability to convert corpses into minions with his very breath.
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Crystal: Kralkatorrik (1320 AD)
Kralkatorrik awakened in the charr land and flew south to the Crystal Desert. In his wake, a scar of crystal appeared, creating the Dragonbrand.
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Those altered by Kralkatorrik are named "Branded" after this landmark. Survivors of the Branding say the conversion occurred instantly, those affected turning powerful and violent.
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Notes[edit]

The dates for Zhaitan and Kralkatorrik are tagged "AD" instead of "AE".