The Witchfire Trilogy
Prehistoric Era (Old Races Era)
DC 35 or higher, with specific intent.
DC 25 or higher, with specific intent.
Thousand Cities Era & the Rise of Morrow
DC 25 or higher.
Orgoth Occupation Era
DC 25-30 or higher, some restrictions.
600 BR Orgoth blackships land in western Immoren and begin conquest of the Thousand Cities.
c. 600 BR The Wyrmcycle Saga is penned.
593 BR Tordor surrenders to the Orgoth after its powerful navy is utterly destroyed.
586 BR Western Caspia falls completely under Orgoth control.
581 BR Orgoth invasion stalls at the southern provinces of the Khardic Empire.
569 BR Khardic Empire falls to the Orgoth; Old Korska is completely destroyed.
542 BR Orgoth armies conquer Rynyr.
538 BR Toruk destroys an Orgoth fleet bound for the Scharde Islands.
433 BR Orgoth Empire exercises absolute power over the kingdoms of men in western Immoren.
370 BR Orgoth are said to have slain an unnamed dragon at Uld Vroggen. The dragon’s athanc is placed in a temple; within the month the athanc hatches and the wyrmling burns the temple to the ground.
c. 150 BR Thamar negotiates the Gift of magic and imparts it to men.
140 BR The Rivening: almost all elven clerics lose their power.
137 BR First Immorese person with sorcerous abilities discovered at Tarna.
96 BR Sebastien Kerwin, the Father of Wizardry, circulates his study of the principles of arcane magic entitled Dissertations on Thaumaturgical Formulation.
90 BR Sebastien Kerwin pens The Essence of Divine Magic.
81 BR Sebastien Kerwin tutors wizards and institutes the Arcanist’s Academe.
73 BR Sebastien Kerwin pens Principia Arcana Magus.
69 BR Orgoth commit the Vicarate Slaughter; over 500 priests are slain.
67 BR Sebastien Kerwin founds the Circle of the Oath.
64 BR Sebastien Kerwin theorizes the arcanodynamic accumulator and rune plate in his book Synthesis, the first text on mechanika.
63 BR Orgoth destroys Arcanist’s Academe; Sebastien Kerwin thought slain but his body is never recovered.
34 BR Scyrah returns to Shyrr, but will not speak of the fate of the Divine Court.
25 BR The Order of the Golden Crucible is founded by survivors of the Circle of the Oath.
1 AR Beginning with an uprising in Fharin, the Rebellion is declared against the Orgoth by the Iron Fellowship.
7 AR Iron Fellowship is utterly destroyed by the Orgoth.
26 AR Oliver Gulvont, alchemist of the Golden Crucible, creates the first handheld firearm.
32 AR Orgoth are temporarily repulsed from much of Tordor after the Battle of the Hundred Wizards.
40 AR Orgoth recapture Tordor and put all known wizards to death.
c. 80 AR Alchemists of the Golden Crucible build the first rifles with the patent pinlock fire mechanism.
84 AR Rynyr liberated by rifl e-wielding revolutionaries dubbed the Army of Thunder.
85 AR Army of Thunder cuts off Orgoth supply routes in Midfast and Merin.
86 AR Orgoth armies reclaim Rynyr except for Leryn, slaughtering the Army of Thunder and its supporters.
93 AR Rip lung kills thousands in Rynyr, Tordor, and Caspia and is ended in part by Asc. Corben prior to his ascension.
107 AR Victor Baerd creates the fi rst arcane rune plate based on Kerwin’s theories.
111 AR Fraternal Order of Wizardry founded.
147 AR Umbrean horselords lead armies of nomads and liberate Korsk and Rorschik.
160 AR Iron Alliance forms.
177 AR Elias Decklan meets with the Council of Ten to suggest the creation of the Colossals.
181 AR Iron Alliance begins the construction of secret Colossal factories.
185 AR Khards secretly begin construction of Colossals.
188 AR Orgoth destroy Khardic Colossal factories.
191 AR The first Colossal emerges from a hidden factory in Caspia.
198 AR The Iron Alliance mounts a multipronged assault against the Orgoth. The Iron Alliance begins liberating large territories. Orgoth initiate the Scourge.
201 AR The last Orgoth depart from western Immoren.
Modern Era (or Iron Kingdoms Era)
Standard Knowledge (History) checks.
202 AR The Council of Ten ratifies the Corvis Treaties and defines the modern Iron Kingdoms.
211 AR Steam & Iron Workers Union is founded in Caspia.
c. 220 AR Cygnar and Ord begin building steam-powered riverboats.
233 AR Order of Illumination is founded in Caspia by Vigilant Magnus Severin Copernicum.
241 AR Magnus Bastion Rathleagh creates the first steamjack with the aid of the Steam & Iron Workers Union.
242 AR Trollkin uprising to reclaim lost lands leads to the First Trollkin War in Ord and Cygnar. Larkholm is pillaged and burned to the ground by Cryxian raiders.
243 AR Greylords Covenant forms in Korsk.
247 AR First Trollkin War ends as trollkin are beaten back to their warrens.
250 AR Khador invades Ord and Llael beginning the Colossal War.
257 AR Khador is defeated by a coalition of Ord, Llael, and Cygnar.
262 AR Second Trollkin War begins in Cygnar.
267 AR Second Trollkin War ends with King Woldred the Diligent traveling to Hadriel Fens for peace talks. First warjacks are built in Caspia.
277 AR Larkholm is rebuilt and renamed New Larkholm.
283 AR Cyriss is discovered by Adept Aldophous Aghamore, an astronomer of the Fraternal Order; Cult of Cyriss is founded shortly thereafter.
286 AR Colossal Guard formally disbands. King Woldred the Diligent drafts the Accord-By-Hand Covenant.
290 AR King Malagant the Grim begins persecution of Menite clergy in Cygnar and has over 200 priests hanged.
293 AR King Malagant the Grim names the Church of Morrow the offi cial religion of Cygnar. Khador begins border war with Cygnar. Khador recruits Tharn.
294 AR Khadoran Institute of Engineering is established in Korsk.
295 AR Queen Cherize Vanar disappears on the Lost Day. King Malagant the Grim dies soon after.
304 AR Construction of Stasikov Palace is completed.
305 AR Khadoran forces and their barbarian allies are destroyed during the Siege of Midfast. Ascension of Asc. Markus after he is killed during the Siege.
313 AR Border Wars offi cially end. Ord cedes Port Vladovar to Khador. Khador cedes Laedry to Llael. Cygnar and Llael offi cially become allies.
326 AR Fortress of Northguard complete.
350 AR First recorded sighting of Deathjack.
356 AR Father Ghil Lucant, a priest of Cyriss, discovers a planet which is named after him.
390 AR The dragon Everblight destroys Issyrah and is slain by an elven army. Everblight’s athanc is said to be buried at the Top of the World.
393 AR Khadoran Mechaniks Assembly is founded.
464 AR Khador invades Ord after long disputes over piracy.
468 AR Peace declared between Khador and Ord after Cygnar intercedes.
475 AR Visgoth Sulon declares himself Hierarch and organizes a pilgrimage; thousands of Menites journey to Caspia.
478 AR Construction is completed on the Korsk- Skirov Rail Line.
482 AR Cygnaran Civil War begins in Caspia between Menites and Morrowans.
483 AR Coin War begins between Khador and Llael.
484 AR The Cygnaran Civil War ends with the death of Hierarch Sulon. Protectorate of Menoth is established. Sul is officially founded. Coin War also ends.
504 AR Idrian tribes submit to Protectorate rule. Protectorate and Llael begin fighting over mineral rich lands in the northern Marches; Llael concedes after minor skirmishes.
510 AR Khadoran King Ruslan Vygor attacks Cygnar starting the Thornwood War.
511 AR Thornwood War ends after the Battle of the Tongue in which an outnumbered Cygnaran force defeats the Khadoran army. King Ruslan Vygor is killed in battle.
546 AR Serfdom is abolished in Khador.
551 AR Kayaz Simonyev Blaustavya founds Blaustavya Shipping & Rail.
566 AR Deathjack is spotted at Porsk and Skirov.
576 AR King Vinter Raelthorne III dies. Vinter Raelthorne IV crowned king of Cygnar. Raelthorne IV begins purging political enemies.
579 AR King Vinter Raelthorne IV creates the Inquisition.
581 AR Ios abruptly closes its borders to outsiders.
582 AR Arius becomes the Primarch of the Church of Morrow. Vahn Oberen takes control of the Inquisition. Commander Adept Sebastian Nemo invents the storm glaive.
583 AR King Vinter Raelthorne IV passes the “Edicts Against Unlawful Sorcery and Witchcraft” outlawing sorcery.
584 AR Scharde Invasions begin. The first sorcerers are put on public trial in Corvis; two men and five women are hanged in Widower’s Wood; over 250 people are executed for “unlawful sorcery” throughout Cygnar and Llael.
587 AR Ayn Vanar XI is crowned queen of Khador. Orsus Zoktavir commits the Boarsgate Massacre.
588 AR Scharde invasions end. Garrik Voyle becomes Hierarch of the Protectorate of Menoth.
593 AR Infamous Corvis Coven Witchcraft Trial commences in Corvis in which five women are beheaded.
594 AR Leto Raelthorne succeeds in a coup against King Raelthorne IV. Leto is crowned king of Cygnar.
595 AR Llaelese King Rynnard di la Martyn dies without an heir, beginning long debates. Prime Minister Lord Deyar Glabryn IX is appointed by the Council of Nobles to govern Llael.
596 AR D.H. Wexborne, captain of the Mercarian ship Seacutter, is the first Immorese sailor to return from Zu.
601 AR Deathjack wipes out the Red Fist mercenary company along the Cygnaran-Khador border.
602 AR The Protectorate of Menoth builds secret factories to produce warjacks. Deathjack assaults the main gates of Fort Faulk.