Stopwatch item HD

A Clock Mechanism for measuring time.

"Time was the one inescapable constant, in all things. Even the mighty god-warriors were not immune to its passage… though they were revered above all others in Shuriman culture."
ZileanSquare Zilean's Biography

The Timeline is a display of a list of events in chronological order within the League of Legends universe. It primarily focuses around the events of Runeterra.

The timeline is split into Prehistory (Origins and Formation) and History (Ancient, Middle Ages, and Modern).

Prehistory

These timelines encompass history predating the formation of Runeterra, as well as timelines after its formation until the emergence of modern Humans.

Origins

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Origin of the Universe.

Events from the origins of the universe to the Creation of Runeterra.

  • Nothingness came to be.
  • Nagakabouros came to be.
  • The Multiverse came to be.
  • The Void Crest icon Void and the main League of Legends universe comes to be.
  • Timeless eons pass until the first breath of creation
  • KindredSquare Kindred came to be.
  • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol and BardSquare Bard came to be, alongside many other cosmic entities.
  • The Watchers develop sentience in response to life in another universe, and formulate the goal of ending it.
  • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol formed the first Stars.
  • Creation of the first Celestial beings.
  • Founding of the stellar Empire of Targon.
  • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol created Runeterran Solar System.
  • Runeterra formed by the World Runes.

Formation

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A World Rune of Runeterra.

Events from the Creation of Runeterra to the emergence of Humans and human writing.

  • Birth of Magic on Runeterra.
  • Surface of Runeterra becomes stable enough to support first primitive life.
  • Creation of the first spirits and demons on Runeterra.
  • Emergence of the first plant life.
  • Emergence of the first animal life.
  • Creation of Terrestrial Dragons.
  • Creation of Yordles.
    • Founding of Bandle City Crest icon Bandle City.
    • Yordles construct the threshold gateway system, gaining access to Runeterra.
    • FizzSquare Fizz arrived on Runeterra.
  • Formation of the continents of Valoran and Ionia.
  • Formation of the Blessed Isles.
  • Creation of the first Runeterran Civilizations beneath the Oceans and Seas such as the Guardian's Sea.

10000-6000 Years Ago

  • Firstborn came to be.[1][2]
  • According to myth OrnnSquare Ornn terra-forms the land that will eventually be called the Freljord.
  • Origins of Snow.
    • OrnnSquare Ornn constructs his home and calls it "Horn Hall".
    • AniviaSquare Anivia, annoyed by Ornn for felling her favorite perching trees to build his home, decides to teach him a lesson. In an attempt to tickle Ornn's nose with her feathers, she caused Ornn to sneeze a gout of flame that set fire to his bedsheets, eventually spreading to the floor. AniviaSquare Anivia panicking, flapped her wings to fly away, but this only stoked the fire hotter with the dry Freljord air. Soon, all of Horn Hall was alight. The fire raged for days, darkening the skies with ash while OrnnSquare Ornn slept through the whole thing. He awoke atop a pile of ashes in a very bad mood. But he did not know what AniviaSquare Anivia had done. And to this day, she has never told him the truth.
    • OrnnSquare Ornn sought out to construct his second home, with non-flammable material. He fashioned himself a spade, a lever, and a fork. With these tools, he could dig for ore, move mighty pillars, and eat the delicious spiced cherries he so enjoyed.
    • OrnnSquare Ornn hammered and shaped chunks of ore until a black mountain stood. Inside was a great forge that channeled the primordial molten flame from deep within the earth. He was pleased with his new home dubbed "Hearth-Home".
    • Due to his home being too hot for even OrnnSquare Ornn to endure, he dug a trench from the sea, straight to the mountain. The Seal Sister allowed cold waters to rush through the trench and cool the Hearth-Home. Great plumes of steam rose up. It took three days for the mountain to cool enough for OrnnSquare Ornn. In that time, the ocean that fed the river dipped several inches.
    • So much steam had risen from the waters that the perpetual blue sky was mottled with darkening gray clouds. As these new puffy forms gathered and cooled, they grew heavier and heavier until they burst with snow.
    • It snowed for a hundred years, being the primary reason why the land later called the Freljord is covered in snow to this day.


History

These timelines of Runeterran history detail recorded events since the creation of modern humans (which marks the beginning of history) to the most recent events in history.

Ancient History

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The crest of Mount Targon.

Events from the creation of modern humans to the fall of Shurima.

  • Creation of modern Humans.
  • Creation of the first human settlements across Runeterra.
  • Some yordle start to live openly among the hardy tribes of the northlands in what would later be known as Freljord.
    • GnarSquare Gnar arrived on Runeterra.
  • Destruction of the Civilization beneath the Guardian's Sea. FizzSquare Fizz goes into a catatonic state due to his fading Yordle magic, hibernating for millennia.
  • Founding of Ancient Ionia Crest icon Ionia known as the First Lands.
    • Humans who migrated to the continent of Ionia share the land with the Vastayashai'rei. Eventually they start reproducing with them.
  • Creation of the Vastaya.
  • The Oovi-Kat tribe splinters from the rest of the Vastayan tribes, living in isolation on an unknown island far east of Ionia.
  • Founding of the Freljord Crest icon Freljord.
  • The Three Sisters, Avarosa, Serylda, and LissandraSquare Lissandra were born with Iceborn powers. They enter on a quest to control the extra-dimensional powers at war.
  • Avarosa, Serylda, and Lissandra unite together.
  • Dreamwalking due to her blindness, Lissandra managed to communicate with the Watchers. Even though the tiny, mortal minds that reached out to Watchers were as fleeting motes of light at the very edges of the abyss, in them, the Watchers saw a chance to invade the material realm. And so, unknown to her sisters, Lissandra struck a deal on their behalf with the Watchers. They would grant them near-immortality in exchange for preparing Runeterra for the coming of the Void.
    • Three Iceborn sisters, LissandraSquare Lissandra, Serylda and Avarosa receives immortality from the Watchers
  • IvernSquare Ivern the Cruel born.
  • Events of Green Father.
    • Before the Three Sisters and the Frozen Watchers can take over everything with their Iceborn horde, Ivern sets out to search for a means to stop them, travelling to the fabled First Lands, rumored to be the source of all magic. Here he and his fellow warriors are escorted by the natives to Omikayalan, where the God-Willow is found. The Vastayashai'rei of the land slaughter Ivern's followers but Ivern strikes at the tree, killing it but being himself transformed into the sappling of the next God-Willow.
    • The Death of the God-Willow and the Birth of the IvernSquare Green Father.
  • Freljord weather changes. The sky became darker, and the winds colder. The mortal tribes who had once foraged together started battling each other for scarce resources as the Iceborns dominate the north, preapring it for the coming of the Void.
  • Humans and WillumpSquare Yeti battled each other, but the fight is interrupted by the opening of an abbys.
    • The Watchers arrive in the Freljord from the newly opened abyss.
    • GnarSquare Gnar tries to fight the Watchers, but gets encased in true ice from an unknown source. Gnar remains in ice for millennia.
  • Start of the Iceborn Rebelion against the Watchers.
  • The three sisters request OrnnSquare Ornn to construct a massive bridge above the ravine. OrnnSquare Ornn, using a hammer constructed from a meteor gifted by the three sisters, built the bridge on his own. The bridge was named “The Howling Abyss” (as the event was always remembered as when they threw the watchers “howling in to the abyss”). However, without OrnnSquare Ornn's permission the LissandraSquare Third Sister walked the length of the bridge, reciting strange incantations across the entire span. This turned the bridge into a crossbar that sealed the beasts below within the abyss, ultimately structurally weakening the bridge. The Three Sisters vowed never to speak of Ornn again.
  • OrnnSquare Ornn, meanwhile, realized he did not like people asking him favors, and threw his spade as far to the west as he could. Where it landed, no one knows, and its fate is lost to darkness.
    • Then he turned east and threw his favorite eating fork as far as he could. It landed in the Great Sea. Later, a mer-king found a powerful trident at the sea-bottom, and still uses it to rule his kingdom.
  • Battle of Ornn's Bridge.
  • Avarosa and Serylda led a rebellion to overthrow the Watchers, which culminates in a battle on Ornn's bridge. The battle ended with the death of Avarosa and Serylda and the Iceborn throwing the The Frozen Watchers into the ravine, sealing them away.
    • Death of Avarosa.
    • Death of Serylda.
    • Watchers are imprisoned in ice between The Void and physical realm.
    • LissandraSquare Lissandra sets about removing history of the frozen watchers from the world as a whole, and is mostly successful in doing so. She secretly remains in power over the Frostguard until the present day.
  • The settlement of the Hearthblood was founded by a group of humans that wanted to dedicate their lives to crafting various weapons, tools, and objects. Their settlement was built under the mountain where Hearth-Home was located.
  • Destruction of the Hearthblood.
    • VolibearSquare Volibear demands that OrnnSquare Ornn's workers create weapons of war for him. When Ornn refuses this request Volibear takes a piece of armor from the walls of Ornn’s forge. This enrages Ornn, and the two battle each other for six days. The battle ends with the destruction of the Hearthbloods and their homes.
  • The Watchers that weren't imprisoned craft the first voidborn prototypes within the material universe.
  • Westward Diaspora
    • Founding of the Shadow Isles Crest icon Blessed Isles
      • An enlightened society of scholars devoted to studying the world’s mysteries is formed on the Isles and eventually they receive knowldge from the nature spirit MaokaiSquare Maokai as a gift for the respect they had for the land and it's magic.
    • Founding of Buhru
      • Humans settle in the Serpent Isles and eventually manage to canalize the power of Nagakabouros.
    • Founding of Ixtal Crest icon Ixtal.
      • Ixaocan is built and it's inabitants dedicate themselves to mastering elemental magic.
    • Founding of Mount Targon Crest icon Mount Targon.
      • Discovery of Mount Targon by mortals which would create a culture centered around the celestial powers that created the mountain.
      • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol tricked into Targonian servitude.
  • Founding of Shurima Crest icon Shurima.
    • Foundation of Nerimazeth, the original Shuriman capital.
  • Events of Twin Dawns.
    • Constructon of the Sun Disc prototype.
      • Using the knowledge given by the Targonians, Shurimans built in the land outside Nerimazeth the first iteration of what is now known as the Sun Disc. It failed for unknown reasons.
    • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol visits Runeterra again.
    • Void Rifts open up near Mount Targon.
    • Massive Void Rift sealed by Aurelion Sol. A "Will" mocks him from beyond the rift.
    • One of Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol's stars is destroyed due to killing a PantheonSquare Pantheon on the field when he sealed the Void Rifts. At that point Aurelion Sol sensed that Targon feared his power.

6000-4400 Years Ago

  • Founding of the Shurima Crest icon Empire of Shurima.[3]
  • Founding of the Void Crest icon Kingdom of Icathia.
  • AmumuSquare Amumu arrives on Runeterra.
  • Construction of the Sun Disk.
    • After the fail in Nerimazeth, the Shurimans built a bigger Sun Disc in the Shuriman capital, likely with the help of Ixtal mages. After its construction, the Oasis of the Dawn appeared inside the structure. Its life giving water poured into the surrounding area, giving life to the desert. Later on the Oasis would form the Mother of Life river system.

  • Creation of the first Ascended.
    • Setaka becomes Ascended and wields the Chalicar, a weapon brought from beyond the mountain and raised aloft at Shurima's birth.
  • Ixtal joins the Shuriman empire.
  • First records of RammusSquare Rammus. He remains a part of Shuriman culture for eons.
  • AatroxSquare Aatrox becomes Ascended.

4400-3800 Years Ago

  • Despite Axamuk's, the Mage King of Icathia, calls for peaceful coexistence, Icathia is subjugated by a Shuriman Empress and her Ascended Host, toppling Axamuk. Icathia will be under Shuriman imperial rule for almost nine centuries.

3800-3500 Years Ago

  • NasusSquare Nasus born.
  • RenektonSquare Renekton born.
  • Renekton earns the title Gatekeeper of Shurima after fighting an invading force from the south coast, striking toward the isolated city of Old Zuretta. Outnumbered ten to one, Renekton and a small contingent faced these aggressors to buy time for the evacuation. He held the pass long enough for a relief force led by Nasus to arrive. With barely a handful of warriors left standing, Renekton was hailed a hero.
  • NasusSquare Nasus and RenektonSquare Renekton become Ascended.
  • RhaastSquare Rhaast becomes Ascended.

3500-3000 Years Ago

  • ZileanSquare Zilean Icath’un born in Icathia.
  • Young Zilean joins Icatia’s political council.
  • JaxSquare Saijax Cail-Rynx Kohari Icath'un born in unknown location, went to live in Icathia.
  • Icatian council submitted countless petitions to the Shuriman emperor, hoping for some of its most notable citizens to be chosen for Ascension. Hostilities towards Shurima grew after each submission was denied, without explanation.
  • Seeking a diplomatic solution, ZileanSquare Zilean went as an envoy to neighboring Kahleek, Kalduga, and Ixtal, trying to gather potential allies for Icatia’s independence movement. All three had turned him down for fear of defying Shurima and its Ascended hosts.
  • Fall of Void Crest icon Icathia.
    • Loyal citizens and soldiers to Shurima are ether killed or banished from Icathia. Icathian citizens loot and pillage Shuriman homes and settlements inside Icathian territories.
    • The Council of Icathia crowns a new Mage King, sending a message of independence to Shurima.
    • VarusSquare Varus' home gets attacked but he stays and defends his post.
    • VarusSquare Varus becomes Ascended.
    • The Council of Icathia discovers a closed up Void rift, intent to use it against Shurimas army. ZileanSquare Zilean, returning from his diplomatic missions, opposes these decisions.
    • Events of Where Icathia Once Stood.
      • Shuriman Ascended, led by Setaka, charged against Icathia in the hundreds.
      • The Void Rift of Icathia opens up, causing the Voidborn to seep into the physical realm. Setaka died near the end of the battle.
  • Start of the Void War.
  • In desperation, Zilean urged as many Icathian citizens as he could to take refuge in his tower and soon after removed the entire structure from time. Every person he saved inside the tower remained in temporal stasis, while Zilean continued existing beyond time, searching for a way to save his homeland.
  • Saijax was able to escape the battlefield. Would roam Shurima for millennia, at some point changing his name to JaxSquare Jax.
  • Wishing to preserve what little remained of their nation, Ixtal mages drawn the wildness around them like a shield, isolating Ixaocan from the rest of the world.
  • Shabaka and Shabake, Raven Ascendeds, help seal the Great Rift at Icathia.
  • End of the Void War.
    • The Sai Kahleek region becomes a place of Void infestation, ruled by Rek'SaiSquare Rek'Sai of the Xer’Sai.
  • The surviving Ascended that fought in the Second Void War entitled themselves "Sunborn". It is unclear if all the remaining Ascended, assuming there were Ascended that didn't participate after the events of Where Icathia Once Stood, accepted this title.
  • Siege of Nashramae.
    • Shurima lays siege to the city of Nashramae, with NasusSquare Nasus and RenektonSquare Renekton at the helm. RenektonSquare Renekton almost burns the entire city to the ground, but NasusSquare Nasus stops him.
  • NasusSquare Nasus rediscovers the Tomb of the Emperors.

3000 Years Ago

  • Fall of Shurima.[4]
    • AzirSquare Omah Azir born.
    • XerathSquare Xerath born.
    • Xerath saves the life of Azir from an assault that claimed all of his brothers, Azir promises that one day, Xerath and all of the slaves of Shurima will be free once he becomes emperor.
    • In an attempt to ensure Azir's future as the ruler, Xerath causes all of his brothers to be stillborn, however the Queen manages to bore a son, so Xerath feels obligated to kill her. Azir's father (the emperor) was present when it happened, ans so Xerath killed him as well.
    • AzirSquare Azir is crowned Emperor, his first act was the prosecution of the killers of his mother and father, whom Xerath ensured were mages from another land. In secret to everyone, Azir begins his plan to free all the slaves.
    • Founding of port city Zaun Crest icon Oshra Va’Zaun, which would later be known as Zaun.
    • The infamous Nether Blade Nether Blade of Horok is used to slain a thousand deceivers in the latter days of the empire.
    • Events of Unbound.
      • As his last act as a human, AzirSquare Azir frees all the slaves of Shurima. By this point, XerathSquare Xerath's plans are irreversible.
    • Events of Fall of the Empire.
      • Due to the machinations of XerathSquare Xerath and AzirSquare Azir's attempted Ascension, Shurima’s empire collapses. The capital is blasted beneath the sands with all of its inhabitants being obliterated.
      • XerathSquare Xerath, now an Ascended, is locked in the Tomb of the Emperors with RenektonSquare Renekton, where he then works on corrupting Renekton and driving him to madness. Nasus goes into self imposed exile at this time. The spirit of eternal fire, who had been imprisoned by Shurima, was set free and his fate after this remains unknown.
    • The Sun Disc, with no power left, is buried beneath the sands and all knowledge of how to perform Ascension is lost with it.
    • The people of Shurima scattered, living in nomadic tribes or around deltas and oases from this point onwards.

Middle Ages

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The crest of The Darkin.

Events from the Fall of Shurima to the Founding of Piltover.

3000-1400 Years Ago

  • Destruction of Nerimazeth at the hands of the Ascended as a form of revenge against XerathSquare the one who lead Shurima to its downfall.
  • The God-warriors control Runeterra for centuries of uneasy alliance.
    • With no emperor to lead them, many of the surviving Ascended began to fell to their older, petty ambitions. They came to view themselves as the rightful inheritors of the world, enslaving mortals and forcing worship. The scattered mortal populace named these new tyrants darkin, a curse translating roughly in ancient High Shuriman as “the fallen.”
    • Darkin master many forbidden forms of primal magic, crafting their own flesh and armor with equal ease until they were completely unrecognizable as the noble warriors they had once been.
  • Start of The War of the Sunborn / Great Darkin War.
  • Without any AzirSquare monarch to defend, or the existential threat of the Void to test them, AatroxSquare Aatrox and the Sunborn began to clash with one another.
  • Oshra Va'Zaun was resettled and renamed into Kha’zhun, at some point in time it would be renamed to Zaun.
  • NasusSquare Nasus kills fellow Ascended Moneerah for delving the charred ruins of Nashramae’s great library.
  • VladimirSquare Vladimir born.
  • Vladimir's father traded young Vladimir to an unknown Darkin in exchange for the safety of his kingdom. Within a year he would break his oath.
    • Instructed by his master, Vladimir destroyed the kingdom of his father and presented his fathers head to him.
    • Taught by his Darkin master, Vladimir became the first human to learn blood magic, the arts of crafting flesh and transmuting blood. Over the course of his life Vladimir would govern over his master's subjects. Darkin master would later teach other mortals blood magic.
  • ZoeSquare Myisha leads Ascended Ta’anari to Nasus, who gives the panther Ascended the location of the Boomerang Blade Chalicar of Setaka, with which Ta’anari hopes to stop the civil war and unite the other Ascended Darkin.
  • Events of Twilight of the Gods.
    • Ta'anari calls for a gathering of the Ascended. Enakai (Tiger), Syphax (Chameleon), Zigantus (Bull), Xuuyan (Turtle), Shabaka and Shabak (Raven twins), Valeeva (Unknown), Cebotaru (Wolf), and Naganeka (Snake) come to this gathering.
    • Ta’anari proposes that the next wielder of the Boomerang Blade Chalicar would be Sivunas Alahair, the Bringer of Rains, one of AzirSquare Azir's remaining descendants.
    • Xuuyan disagrees and tries to take the Boomerang Blade Chalicar by force. Ta’anari is forced to slay him using Portal Jump Portal Jump. The usage of such magic break the fetters that bound the immortal breath of the gods to Ta'anari's human flesh.
    • The other Darkin disagree with uniting to stop the war against the other Ascended and Darkin. Ta’anari, with the aid of ZoeSquare Myisha, used Boomerang Blade Chalicar to heavily funnel his vitality rather than being drawn mad, and release an empowered form of Moonfall Moonfalling to reverse the Ascension of the Darkin.
    • Shabaka and Shabake were vaporized instantly by the Moonfall, with Syphax, Zigantus and Enakai dying to the moonfall a few moments later.
    • Ta'anari's ascension was reverted and he was human once again. ZoeSquare Myisha later removes his heart, killing him.
    • Naganeka, Valeeva and Cebotaru managed to escape still as Ascended. Whether they are still alive or were eventually sealed, is unknown to this day.
    • Ta'anari's three warrior former-queens (Teushpa, Sulpae and Idri-Mi) are the ones tasked with commanding their weaponsmiths to seal away the Darkin into weapons under ZoeSquare Myisha's tutelage.
  • ZoeSquare Myisha, the Aspect of Twilight of the time gives Runeterrans the knowledge to seal away the Darkin.
  • Newly reborn Aspect of War united many in fighting back against the Darkin.
  • VladimirSquare Vladimir's Darkin master instructed him to lead his armies in his defense against his unified enemies. Instead, Vladimir killed him and drank in a measure of his power, enough to renew his mortal flesh and enable him to be near immortal.
    • Few surviving mortals flee, taking what knowledge they had of blood magic with them.
  • AatroxSquare Aatrox is defeated and sealed away within his magical sword.
  • RhaastSquare Rhaast is defeated and sealed away within his magical scythe.

1400-1000 Years Ago

  • VarusSquare Varus is defeated and sealed away within his magical bow by vastayan moon-stalkers and human mages in service of a golden-armored warrior queen.[5]
    • Golden-armored Warrior Queen uses Varus's bow in the final battle of the war.
  • End of The Great Darkin War.
    • Golden-armored Warrior Queen commanded her followers to bury her alive in a well of a mountain temple overlooking the village of Pallas.
  • Founding of Modern Ionia Crest icon Ionia.
  • Sahn-Uzal's Conquest.
    • Warlord Sahn-Uzal rampaged across the northern wildlands. Driven by dark faith, he crushed every tribe and settlement in his path, forging an empire in blood and death.
    • Death of Sahn-Uzal.
      • Disappointed by the afterlife, Sahn-Uzal refused to fade away and began to call out across the veil between realms, promising his indomitable strength to any who dared listen.
      • Coven of Sorcerers resolved to bring Sahn-Uzal back from the dead. Lacking any flesh or bone, he spurred them to make him stronger than any mortal, binding his spirit-form in dark metal plates wrought in the likeness of his old armor.
      • Sorcerers had hoped to use him as a weapon in their trivial wars. Instead, he slew them where they stood, their weapons and magic useless against him. They were unable to bind him as he was reborn as MordekaiserSquare Mordekaiser.
  • MordekaiserSquare Mordekaiser's Conquest.
    • MordekaiserSquare Mordekaiser begins his revenant crusade, building the Immortal Bastion in the center of his empire.
    • During the height of his power, Mordekaiser ravaged eastern Valoran, demanding young lives and savage worship from the local tribes. Few were welcome in his lair, until the day a pale sorceress approached him with an offer. The two feasted together as equals, weaving magic so dark that the wine at their table soured, and the roses withered, vibrant red turning to black.
    • During his conquest, Mordekaiser demicimate an order of Noxii mages who had renewed the study of ancient celestial magic. Between the mages, Mordekaiser found an Yordle named VeigarSquare Veigar, recoginizing the Yordle's true nature, Mordekaiser trapped Veigar in the Immortal Bastion, bounding him in the physical plane so he couldnt escape to Bandle City and forced him to permoged grim enchantements, some which strengthned Mordekaiser's dominion, some only bringing terror. The Yordle capture was also done to fulfill Mordekaiser's quest for all the knowledge of spirits and a true understanding of the realms beyond.
    • The Iron Revenant was defeated by an alliance of Noxii tribes, and LeBlancSquare betrayal from within his own inner circle. This hidden cabal managed to sever the anchors of his soul from his armor, and sealed the empty iron shell away in a secret place. His soul returned to the Hall of Bones where he amassed his power for centuries.

1000 Years Ago

  • ZoeSquare Zoe born on Mount Targon.
  • ZoeSquare Zoe becomes the Aspect of Twilight some time during her pre-teen years.
  • RyzeSquare Ryze born.
  • Orlon born.
  • Events of the Ruination.
    • There was an empire conquering many lands. Its king had many enemies and during an assassination attempt on the king, only the speed of general KalistaSquare Kalista's sword arm could avert disaster. Howver, in saving the king, Kalista caused the assassin to slice the king's wife with his poisoned blade, dooming her to certain death. The king dispatched Kalista to quest for a cure, with HecarimSquare Hecarim replacing her role in her absence.
    • On her journey, KalistaSquare Kalista set sail for the Blessed Isles. The island's inhabitants accepted Kalista's request and asked her to bring the queen to the island, where they would cleanse her.
    • While KalistaSquare Kalista was away, the king descended into madness, locking himself in a tower with the queen's corpse upon her death. Hecarim led the Iron Order. The kingdom was in darkness when KalistaSquare Kalista returned from her quest. She found the cure for the queen, but it was too late to save her.
    • The king asked KalistaSquare Kalista for what she had found. Upon seeing the king's mental state, KalistaSquare Kalista refused to reveal what she discovered and was named a traitor.
    • Eventually, at Hecarim's behest, she revealed what she had discovered.
    • The king sailed for the Blessed Isle and asked the island's guardians to resurrect the queen. The guardians refused and the king flew into a rage.
    • Ruination of the Blessed Isles and the formation of the Shadow Isles Crest icon Shadow Isles.
  • Discovery of the World Runes.
    • The remanents of an ancient order from the Blessed Isles whose mission had been to gather and protect the most dangerous artifacts in Runeterra struggled to keep knowledge of the World Runes at bay.
    • Political tension follows as nations are unwilling to trust one another for fear of being unwittingly destroyed by these Runes.
  • Start of the Rune Wars.
    • Tension reaches its boiling point and magical warfare erupts. Entire nations are decimated and the world is brought to its knees from the sheer amount of magic being used. At this point Ryze works with his master to try and claim the Runes and put them in hiding, while the world continues be imperilled.
  • RyzeSquare Ryze confronts his master, Tyrus, who tried to use two World Runes to power himself. Ryze kills him and vows to never use a World Rune, but instead safeguard them from everyone.
  • The Brackern sense the magical conflict and choose to hibernate underground; opting to wait out the conflict with the hope that humanity will destroy itself and they can then live in peace again.
  • KayleSquare Kayle and MorganaSquare Morgana born on Mount Targon.
  • Towards the end of the Rune Wars, desperate cabals of warrior-mages cast off their flesh, entering and dominating the spirit realm. Their shadow magic corrupted the thoughts of mortals everywhere, giving fuel to ever more horrendous acts in the war.
    • NocturneSquare Nocturne is created as a byproduct of shadow magic and tirelessly hunt each shadow mage, ending their dark domain.
  • KledSquare Kled arrived on Runeterra.
  • Founding of Noxus Crest icon Noxus, later named the Noxus Crest icon Empire of Noxus.
    • Noxian capital, Noxus Prime, built on top of the derelict Immortal Bastion.
  • Refugees of the Rune Wars find a land with magic nullifying Petricite, and settle there. Kilam took Kayle and Morgana there.
  • PoppySquare Poppy arrived on Runeterra.
  • Founding of Demacia Crest icon Demacia, later named the Demacia Crest icon Kingdom of Demacia.
  • KayleSquare Kayle and MorganaSquare Morgana received their mother's Starfire Spellblade Starfire Spellblade and unlocked their celestial power, becoming additional ascended hosts for the Aspects of Justice. Together, they protected Demacia.
  • End of the Rune Wars.

1000-81 Years Ago

  • Kinkou Order seals away the forbidden shadow techniques.
  • EvelynnSquare Evelynn took her lustful form.
  • Events of the Battle of Zeffira.
    • KayleSquare Kayle and MorganaSquare Morgana flew to aid the people of Zeffira. While Kayle was busy dealing with the frontline attack, Morgana learned of a hidden wave of enemies attacking the city and left the frontlines to aid the citizens.
    • After the battle Kayle lost trust in her sister for leaving her on the battlefield.
  • Events of the Battle of the Winged Sisters.
    • Warriors flocked to Kayle’s banner at Silvermere’s Peak, where she founded a judicator order to enforce the law, and hunted down rebels and reavers with equal fervor. Kayle allowed Morgana to rehabilitate wrongdoers who appeared humble enough to admit their guilt.
    • Gradually Kayle’s followers started to resent Morgana. Kayle’s protege, Ronas, attempted to imprison Morgana for her actions, which resulted in his death.
    • Kayle consumed by rage, looked down upon the city, and summoned her divine fire to cleanse the city of its sins. Morgana flew up to meet her, raising her blade to defend the innocent bellow. The Battle raged on, ruining the city and killing numerous of its inhabitants, until it was abruptly halted by their father’s anguished cry.
    • With the death of their father Kilam, both Kayle and Morgana left Demacia. KayleSquare Kayle isolated herself near the slopes of Mount Targon, seeking perfect celestial clarity. MorganaSquare Morgana remained at the outlying wilds of Demacia where she rectifies wrongs she sees fit on an interpersonal level as the Veiled One.
  • Immigrants from Demacia, Freljord, and Ionia settle on the Serpent Isles.
  • Founding of Bilgewater Crest icon Bilgewater.
  • FizzSquare Fizz surfaces above the Guardian's Sea for the very first time. Lived around Bilgewater since then.
  • Events of From the Ashes.
  • Kegan Rodhe becomes BrandSquare Brand.
  • GalioSquare Galio was constructed by Durand.
  • Events leading to the Birth of Progress Day.
    • Zaun finalizes its plans to destroy a portion of the isthmus connecting Valoran and the Southern Continent, allowing safe sea passage between eastern and western Valoran. The plan involved using thousand of chemtech bombs to create the passage, but the results were catastrophic, as in what seemed to be an accident the bombs triggered a series of earthquakes that completely destroyed the isthmus and sank large districts of Zaun and thousands of its citizens, while also leaking poisonous gas in to the city's surviving areas.
    • JannaSquare Janna, empowered by the prayers of Zaun's people, arrived and blew away the gas, saving many lives and being eternally remembered by Zaun's denizens, converting her from a goddess of faith for sailors to a guardian deity for Zaun. She has yet to leave Zaun following this event.
    • Eventually Zaun was rebuilt. In order to regulate the oceanic passage they were built over, the Sun Gates were constructed, forcing all transport through the waters to be regulated by Zaun. This brought immense wealth to the city and likely led to Piltover's construction and elevation from Zaun, as the merchant clans were in control of most of the money coming through this trade route.
    • Construction of the Sun Gates led to great changes in eastern Valoran and the eastern seas, as Noxus was from this point on able to more easily pool together resources from across its empire without needing land travel, and Bilgewater's pirates found the seas brimming with trade ships waiting to be plundered, feeding into the criminal underbelly of the city.
  • Founding of the city of Piltover Crest icon Piltover.

Modern History

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The crest of Piltover.

Events after the founding of Piltover to the present day.

  • Discovery of the First Hex Crystals.
    • In an effort to find suitable fuel sources for hextech, the Ferros Clan, led by Elicia Ferros, went on an expedition to Shurima. There they found the slumbering Brackern and attacked them, ripping their lifestones out of the creatures' bodies. SkarnerSquare Skarner awakes and lashes out, killing several people. Elicia is injured and the Clan is forced to retreat. Several weeks later Skarner began his quest to recover the stolen lifestones, and succeeded in retrieving one. Many were brought to Piltover and used to fuel hextech, becoming known as the first "Hex Crystals". The ultimate fate of these crystals remains unknown.
    • This attack on the Brackern seemingly led others to also hunt the Brackern, but to what extent remains unknown. In the modern era, rings made from "sing-stone" are traded by the Shurimans of Uzeris.
    • After decades of shadow investments in chemtech and runic alchemy, the Ferros family brought to market the less powerful, but easier to procure, synthetic hex-crystals. The production of synthetic crystals is rumored to be a heavy contributor to the Zaun Gray.
  • Start of the first Demacian-Noxian War.

80 Years Ago

79-56 Years Ago

  • Stevan Ferros born in Piltover.
  • CamilleSquare Camille becomes Clan Ferros' Principal Intelligencer.

55 Years Ago

  • Death of Rhodri Ferros.
  • Death of Gemma Ferros.

54-51 Years Ago

  • Stevan Ferros personally oversaw the induction of Hakim Naderi as the lead artificer for the Ferros family, a promising young crystallographer from the Shuriman coastal city of Bel'zhun.
    • CamilleSquare Camille with the help of Hakim augments her body, installing a Hextech Heart that slowed down her aging while changing her personality to be more cold and calculating.

50-41 Years Ago

40-36 Years Ago

35-33 Years Ago

32 Years Ago

31-25 Years Ago

24 Years Ago

23-22 Years Ago

  • Darkwill and his advisors pay a fortune for the private release of mercenaries, prisoners, and Reckoners alike, to be conscripted into the empire’s warhosts. They became known as “soldiers-of-misfortune” and were sent to deal with tasks unworthy of a veteran warband’s attention, as hostile nations were provoking rebellions all along the Noxian frontier.
    • One fleet of soldiers of misfortune is sent to Kalstead, a coastal fortrees allied to Demacia that had rebelled against the empire. The surviving noxians there are allowed to live by Demacia after promising to leave Kalstead in peace. One of the soldiers, the Reckoner Xin ZhaoSquare Xin Zhao is granted the honor of being the personal guard of King Jarvan III.
  • DariusSquare Darius', DravenSquare Draven's, and Quiletta Varn's home of Basilich is annexed by Noxus. All three of them join the Noxian army.

21 Years Ago

20 Years Ago

19-18 Years Ago

17 Years Ago

  • EkkoSquare Ekko born in Zaun.
  • Kusho, ShenSquare Shen and ZedSquare Zed track down a serial killer known as JhinSquare Khada Jhin. Kusho has him incarcerated. From this point on all three men would be mentally scarred from having seen JhinSquare Khada Jhin's murders. JhinSquare Jhin is from this point on imprisoned in the Tuula Prison.

16 Years Ago

15 Years Ago

  • Events of Demacian Heart.
    • Finding a young mage girl in the countryside, SylasSquare Sylas urged the other Mageseekers not to capture her, trying to convince them that she was no mage.
    • Trying to save her child, the father of the mage girl lunged at Adept Vannis at the sight of a petricite emblem. Adepts Graymark and Vannis managed to take down the father and while moving for the girl, Sylas placed himself in front to protect her.
    • Brushing the girl, Sylas unintentionally absorbed some of the girls lightning magic. Unable to control this power, the magic dispersed around him.
    • Death of Adept Graymark and Adept Vannis at the hands of Sylas.
    • Grief stricken by the unintentional death of the girl and her father, and fearing Mageseeker retribution, Sylas fled into the wilderness.
  • After Months, Sylas was captured by the Mageseekers and branded as "The Most Dangerous Mage in The Land".
  • Imprisoned, SylasSquare Sylas would remain in the lowest dungeons of the Mageseeker Compound for 15 years.

14 Years Ago

13 Years Ago

  • QiyanaSquare Qiyana starts her elemental studies. Within weeks she mastered advanced techniques.

12-11 Years Ago

  • Kai'SaSquare Kaisa obtains her first blade from her father for her birthday.
  • Start of the First Noxian-Ionian War.
  • The highly defensible fortress of Fae’lor, built upon the westernmost island of Ionia, is overrun after a long siege during the very early stages of the Noxian invasion. The fortress served as an important noxian dock during the rest of the invasion.
  • RivenSquare Riven joins the Noxian-Ionian War effort.
  • IreliaSquare Irelia's old home and family are massacreted by Admiral Duqual and his forces, there Irelia discovers the power of her ancient dances and later join the growing resistance of Navori.
  • ZedSquare Zed, having struggled with his teachings after the JhinSquare Jhin investigation, looks to any means to surpass ShenSquare Shen, and finds the forbidden shadow techniques. He is banished from the Order.
    • Kusho's refusal to help the war effort ends Zed's allegiance. While not directly opposed to them, he begins to view the Kinkou as rivals.
      • Zed gathers followers that serves as a slinter group of the Navori Brotherhood.
  • Battle of Bard Mountain.
    • Noxians attack the Bards; a society of Ionians living on a trio of mountains. At some point in the past they made a deal with the celestial being they called “BardSquare Bard” to safeguard a celestial egg of sorts and three altars in exchange for some magical benefit.
    • The Noxian attack forces an elder of the village to use the egg’s power, sundering the mountain. This immediately alerts BardSquare Bard, who swoops in and transports the egg and altars to a location beyond Runeterra.
    • This is the the most recent known time Bard has intervened in Runeterran activities.

10 Years Ago

  • Some Vastayan tribes looking for a better deal and ally with Noxus, others remain to fight for Ionia. At this time ZedSquare Zed and his followers are openly hostile against non-humans.
  • UdyrSquare Udyr and Lee SinSquare Lee Sin engages the Noxians at the Hirana Monastery, where monks from every province had fallen back to defend the holy monastery. Lee Sin and Udyr acts utterly lead to the victory of the Ionians, but they also bring the holy monastery and it's ancient knowledge to ruins, the warriors helped to rebuild the monastery and then patterd ways.
  • Events of Heartlight.
    • Battle of Pallas.
      • Noxus attacks the town of Pallas primarily due to its Temple's secrets.
      • Valmar and Kai fight to repel the invaders, Kai is mortally wounded.
      • Valmar shoves Kai and himself into the pit of Pallas, subsequently awakening the Darkin within.
      • Events of As We Fall.
        • The Darkin known as VarusSquare Varus, fuses with Valmar and Kai and is freed from his prison.
      • Events of Retribution.
        • VarusSquare Varus attacks and kills most of the initial Noxian invading party before setting off from Ionia.
  • The Great Stand at Navori.
    • SwainSquare Swain captures the Placidium and take its defenders hostage, possibly with the help of the Vastaya Kalan (later rewarded with the role of governor of Fae'lor), hoping to lure the inevitable reinforcements into a trap.
    • IreliaSquare Irelia's revolutionary forces win a striking victory against the Noxian invading army.
    • SwainSquare Swain loses his arm to IreliaSquare Irelia and is discharged from the Ionian front.
      • Irelia becomes the leader of the growing resistance.
  • Master YiSquare Master Yi heads to aid Ionia in Navori.
  • Kai'SaSquare Kaisa reanimates a Void rift, causing an earthquake that swallows her entire village beneath the Sai desert.
  • Kai'SaSquare Kaisa mortally wounds in desperation a voidling, as this fuses with her skin to save its own life.
  • Zed returns to the Kinkou Monastery for the last remaining knowledge of Shadow techniques. Despite Master Kusho trying to stop his former student, he is ultimately killed by Zed. Some students ally with Zed while others flee.
  • Death of Master Kusho.
  • Dissapearence of Tahno Jhomen Tethi.
  • ZedSquare Zed forms the Shadow Order.
  • AkaliSquare Akali flees into the eastern mountains along with Mayym, ShenSquare Shen, KennenSquare Kennen, and a handful of other acolytes.
  • ShenSquare Shen becomes to new Eye of Twilight, and then sets out to rebuild the Kinkou under the Order's three ancient fundamental philosophies.
  • KaynSquare Kayn's Noxian forces landed at the mouth of the Epool River. He slaughtered many Ionians and Vastaya before he was caught by Zed. He later joined the Order of Shadows.

9-8 Years Ago

  • Events of Warmother.
    • The Avarosan lead by their leader Grena set out on a dangerous quest for the truth behind an ancient myth of Avarosa's Throne.
    • The Journey took them deep into hostile territory of the Ice Children, where the Avarosan Frost Priest Maalcrom and the Hearthbound ultimately turned back. Grena, AsheSquare Ashe, and their Bloodsworn brave the punishing climate. After days of trekking, the Iceborn are ambushed at their camp by the Draklorn.
      • Death of Grena and other Bloodsworn such as Yrael, Rorn, Grimshall, and Logren at the hands of Maalcrom.
    • After traveling unforgiving ice cliffs for days, Ashe reached the edge of her mother's maps: Ghulfrost. Though Grena expected to find Avarosa's Throne, a hall and hoard of treasure, Ashe found merely an unmarked cairn in the snow... only to discover a legendary bow made entirely of True Ice buried in the rocks. With that bow she ultimately slays any Draklorn Frostguard servant, uncluding Maalcrom who was disguised as their leader.
    • After discovering her tribe were dead, Ashe found SejuaniSquare Sejuani and together, they killed a grellfeen. They reunited after five years apart. They escaped after being chased by a group of Ursine.
    • Ashe and Sejuani travels on boat for days before reaching the Winter's Claw profileicon Winter's Claw.
    • Sejuani welcomed Ashe into her tribe, becoming Battlesisters, but the other tribesmen such as the Frost Priests and her mother Kalkia refuse to accept her among them.
    • Trying to challenge her mothers rule, Sejuani stages an attack on the Ebrataal tribe who was allied to Winter's Claw but were weak and had no Iceborn among them.
    • Founding out the true nature of this attack, Ashe refused to go further with Sejuani's plan and stood to protect the assaulted tribesmen, vowing to take them away across the Ice Sea.
    • Enraged by Ashe's decision, Sejuani and the other Winter's Claw allied to her left the Ebrataal tribe, branding Ashe as a traitor.
    • Ashe took the Ebrataal tribe upon herself and renamed them to the Avarosan profileicon Avarosan, after the tribe her mother once leaded.
  • Noxian warband’s leader, Emystan, deployes SingedSquare Singed to attack the Ionian region of Navori.
    • Riven and her warband serves as scouts for Emystan's warband, bringing the chemical weapon(whose true nature was unknown to both warbands) in the way to Navori, on the moment the warbands are attacked by Ionians, the weapon is used and both the warbands and the Ionians die in horrifying ways, Riven being the only survivor.
    • DariusSquare Darius and Quilleta retreat from the Ionian front, partially due to a fatal chemical infection on Quilleta arm caused by Singed's chem bomb, her arm was cut off and she became the steward of Basilich.
  • YasuoSquare Yasuo tries to enter the Noxian-Ionian conflict, but is then framed for the murder of an Ionian Elder, which lands him in prison. He later escapes after finding out he is being convicted for murder and not for his going AWOL.
  • Darius and his warhosts are sent to Freljord, where they meet growing resistance from the Winter's Claw.
  • The way of Wuju is almost destroyed as Master YiSquare Master Yi's village is decimated by Chem-bombs developed by Singed.
  • Gregori and Amoline Hastur left Noxus Prime to live in isolation somewhere north of the Ironspike Mountains.
  • NunuSquare Nunu born in Notai Tribe.

7 Years Ago

  • The Order of Shadows works to repel Noxus, doing unspeakable things to get the job done.
  • Trifarian Revolution.
    • SwainSquare Swain obtains demon magic.
    • With the help of Draven and General Du Coteau, Swain manages to become Grand General of Noxus following Boram Darkwill’s demise.
    • DariusSquare Darius returns from the Freljordian campaign demanding compensation after narrowly surviving assassination attempts, ambushes, and even captures by the Winter’s Claw.
    • Trifarix of Noxus was formed, with Swain representing Vision, Darius representing Might, and an unknown figure representing Guile.
  • Battle of Dalu Bay.
    • IreliaSquare Irelia's revolutionary forces win a striking victory against the Noxian invading army, defeating Admiral Duqal and ending the Invasion and the War.
  • End of the First Noxian-Ionian War.
    • Some Ionian territories remain in Noxian control. Noxian-Ionian skirmishes around these territories continue to the present day.
  • ZedSquare Zed starts consolidating power. He continues hostility with Noxus, and increases hostility against many Vastayan tribes.
  • AnnieSquare Annie Hastur born in Noxus near the Ironspike Mountains.
  • Events of Shurima's Rise.
  • Events of Arisen.
    • AzirSquare Azir learns of XerathSquare Xerath's treachery and vows to punish him for his actions.
  •  AzirSquare Azir preaches to the nomadic Shurimans about a newly rebuilt empire.
  • AzirSquare Azir terraforms the land around the capital. Restores the long dried up waterways, sending water through Shurima into the capital and, presumably, the Oasis.
  • Events of Water.
    • SivirSquare Sivir, unsure about what to do, leaves the capital and tries to put this ancient stuff behind her, to little effect.
  • XerathSquare Xerath starts gathering people to serve under him and begins to build a power base in the long forgotten city of Nerimazeth. He also has the emperor’s lineage on his hit list.
  • RenektonSquare Renekton sets out to kill his brother NasusSquare Nasus.
  • Events of Ouroboros.
    •  NasusSquare Nasus receives word about XerathSquare Xerath building a new empire from Nerimazeth, and prepares himself to confront the magus and also to find the emperor’s lineage before XerathSquare Xerath does.
  • CassiopeiaSquare Cassiopeia, transformed by the poison of the Tomb of the Emperor’s guardian, looks to explore and utilize her new found powers to their fullest. She returns to her family home in Urzeris not long after these events. After some time she accepts her new form and is ready to use it to further the goals of The Black Rose.
  • Events of Flesh and Stone.
    • LuxSquare Lux meets GalioSquare Galio for the very first time.
  • The Crownguards leave GarenSquare Garen in the capital to train with the Dauntless Vanguard.
  • Yvva attacks ​ ShyvanaSquare Shyvana​ and her adopted father. The father dies afterward.
  • Jarvan IVSquare Jarvan IV becomes General.
  • Battle near the Argent Mountains.
    • Jarvan’s armies won victory after victory against the noxian presence beyond the Argent Mountains
    • The newly formed Trifarian Legion is sent to the Gates of Mourning, sucefully taking the Gates after a clash againt the Demacian Vanguard.
    • Jarvan marched to noxian territory and was encircled and defeated by Noxian warbands.
    • Jarvan hid in the forests and was found by Shyvana​.
  • Shyvana carries Jarvan to Castle Wrenwall.
  • Battle at the Castle Wrenwall.
    • Yvva comes to Castle Wrenwall where she ends up fighting her daughter Shyvana in the sky.
    • Death of Yvva at the hands of Shyvana.
  • Jarvan IV and Shyvana head back to Demacia City with the head of Yvva.
  • At some point the Kinkou Order and Shadow Order broker an uneasy accord to fight against Noxus instead of each other.
  • TaliyahSquare Taliyah arrives in Ionia.
  • Events of The Bird and the Branch.
    • YasuoSquare Yasuo starts teaching TaliyahSquare Taliyah the Wind technique.
    • Word of AzirSquare Azir's return and Shurima’s revival reach Ionian shores, and TaliyahSquare Taliyah's ears. Choosing family over YasuoSquare Yasuo's teachings, she opts to return to Shurima to ensure her tribe’s safety.
    • Over the course of weeks or months TaliyahSquare Taliyah finds passage to the Freljord, which she then crosses to take a ship around the west side of Valoran, winding up in the port town of Bel'zhun, which itself is north of the Sai in Shurima. From there she skirted the Sai, going from town to town to eventually start heading inland.
    • YasuoSquare Yasuo set off to his home village to confront his past, after many years of wandering Ionia..

6 Years Ago

  • Events of Confessions of a Broken Blade.
    • As the trial concludes, RivenSquare Riven must finally face the horrors of her past.
    • RivenSquare Riven stands trial for the murder of YasuoSquare Yasuo's master.
    • In the wake of the war between Noxus and Ionia, RivenSquare Riven is accused of a heinous crime. After the reveal of the truth, her sentence is lowered to community service.
  • Events of Bloodline.
    • TaliyahSquare Taliyah finds a wounded Sivir outside of the city of Vakaura and tends to her wounds. NasusSquare Nasus and XerathSquare Xerath, both drawn by SivirSquare Sivir's blood, venture to Vekaura to find her.
    • NasusSquare Nasus meets TaliyahSquare Taliyah and SivirSquare Sivir, they exchange words and Nasus gives the two an amulet to hide them from XerathSquare Xerath so they can escape. He then engages in battle with XerathSquare Xerath, losing but living. Thanks to TaliyahSquare Taliyah's efforts Nasus is able to get himself up and away with ease, and some of Vakaura’s population survive despite the city’s devastation.
  • Events of Echoes in the Stone.
    • TaliyahSquare Taliyah eventually splits up with SivirSquare Sivir and reaches the capital city; Shurima. There she hears the echoes of the people who died at Shurima’s fall in the stone, and ventures deep into the bowels of the city to find her family.
  • Events of Dark Kin.
    • VarusSquare Varus arrives in Shurima where he senses another Darkin presence in a Shuriman tomb.

5 Years Ago

  • AkaliSquare old2 Akali formally entered her Kinkou training, determined to succeed her mother as the new Fist of Shadow.

4 Years Ago

  • LuxSquare Lux traveled with her parents Pieter and Augatha to their formal residence in the Great City of Demacia, to witness GarenSquare Garen's investiture into the honored ranks of the Dauntless Vanguard.

3-2 Years Ago

1 Year Ago

  • Events of Annie: Origins.
    • AnnieSquare Annie unlocks her powers.
    • Annie and Daisy play in the woods. She is unable to save Daisy after she slips in a river.
      • Death of Daisy Hastur.
    • Arriving home, Annie is confined in her room. Engulfed in sadness, Annie doesn't realize her mental state caused a fire, burning down the entire house. Gregori dies saving Annie.
      • Death of Gregori Hastur.
    • Leanna blames Annie for everything and attempts to rip apart Tibbers. Annie's inner rage manifests outwards and transforms Tibbers.
      • TibbersSquare Tibbers awakened.
      • Death of Leanna Hastur.

Present Year

  • Events of Burning Tides.
    • Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune concocts and puts into action a plan to get rid of GangplankSquare Gangplank once and for all. She commissions Twisted FateSquare Twisted Fate to steal a magical dagger from GangplankSquare Gangplank and then tips off GravesSquare Graves, who’s still on the hunt for him. The two confront one another and this leaves GangplankSquare Gangplank vulnerable.
    • Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune's attack on GangplankSquare Gangplank leaves him nearly dead and with the population having not seen him survive Bilgewater descends into chaos as the man who kept all of the gangs in check isn’t around anymore.
    • GravesSquare Graves and Twisted FateSquare Twisted Fate reconcile about what happened ten years prior, and resolve to leave Bilgewater behind and start their partnership up anew. Their sights are set on Piltover, both to perform a great heist and to get Graves a new gun.
  • GravesSquare Graves obtains his second gun, New Destiny.
  • Events of The Burden.
    • GangplankSquare Gangplank is rescued by servants of the Buhru chiefs, and he meets Illaoi for the first time in a long time. He begs for her support and that of Buhru, and IllaoiSquare Illaoi sees he needs to be tested. He overcomes the test and IllaoiSquare Illaoi pledges the support of Buhru’s chiefs to Gangplank as he works to reclaim his title of Reaver King.
    • GangplankSquare Gangplank has acquired a prosthetic arm for himself.
  • Events of Shadow and Fortune.
    • A Harrowing sweeps over Bilgewater with HecarimSquare Hecarim and ThreshSquare Thresh leading the way. LucianSquare Lucian, OlafSquare Olaf and Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune are brought together by circumstance and fight the Harrowing in their own ways. Illaoi manages to perform a ritual to invoke Nagakabouros, which showers Bilgewater in the goddess’s light and repels the Harrowing, cleansing some of it and freeing many souls from its grip.
    • LucianSquare Lucian confronted ThreshSquare Thresh for the first time since Senna’s death. He learned Senna was imprisoned by Thresh, and has found new strength to both save her and destroy the Black Mist.
    • Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune had revelations about herself and has resolved to clean up Bilgewater of all crime.
    • IllaoiSquare Illaoi hopes to fix Bilgewater and has it in mind to work with both Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune and GangplankSquare Gangplank to achieve this.
    • OlafSquare Olaf failed to die and presumably went back to the Freljord.
  • Events of Fortune Smiles.
  • Events of Progress Day.
    • CaitlynSquare Caitlyn sniffs out potential Noxian spies in Piltover, and manages to out one named Tamara, deporting her to Bel'Zhun with discretion. Another, Colette, manages to infiltrate Clan Medarda's ranks. Vi began the process of interrogating a prisoner in relation to the spies, though whether she discovered anything about the second spy is unknown.
  • HeimerdingerSquare Heimerdinger and ZiggsSquare Ziggs arrive and set-up shop in Piltover.
  • Events of Paint the Town.
  • Events of Blood of Noxus.
    • Battle of Basilich.
    • DariusSquare Darius, DravenSquare Draven, and Tamara lay siege on the city of Basilich.
    • DravenSquare Draven storms the walls, nearly dying in the process.
    • DariusSquare Darius and DravenSquare Draven confront Quiletta Varn, but she is double-crossed by her second-in-command Invetia Varn.
    • City of Basilich is retaken by Noxus.
  • Events of The Whispering Doodad.
    • While heading back from Basilich to Noxus Prime, DravenSquare Draven and Tamara fought and later fled from LuluSquare Lulu and TristanaSquare Tristana who were guardian a Bandlewood in the area.
  • Noxus obtains Piltover's Clan Medarda's trading map.
  • Events of For Demacia.
  • Events of Into the Abyss.
    • NamiSquare Nami becomes the Tidecaller and ascends to the surfface world to track down the Aspect of the Moon.
  • Events of First Steps.
    • NamiSquare Nami learns that the Aspect of the Moon is traveling to Ionia and heads there as well.
  • Events of The Principles of Strength.
    • Delverhold strengthens its ties with Noxus. Alyssa Roshka Gloriana val-Lokan becomes its leader.
  • Events of Stains on a Name.
    • A decade after the Battle of the Placidium, Ionia honors the IreliaSquare young woman who inspired a revolution.
  • Events of Then, Teeth.
  • Events of Breach.
    • Events of The Girl Who Came Back.
      • Kai'SaSquare Kai'Sa decides to give up her life of self-isolation in the Sai desert's underground and live again on the surface.
  • Events of The Dreaming Pool.
    • SyndraSquare Syndra is freed from her prison inside Dael'eh Ahira, Fae'lor of Ionia.
    • Death of Okin.
    • Fae'lor ruined castle is lifted by SyndraSquare Syndra into the sky and transported northwards to an unknown location.
  • Events of Lux.
    • GarenSquare Garen and Tianna discuss the possibility of LuxSquare Lux marrying Jarvan IVSquare Jarvan IV.
    • LuxSquare Lux finds out about a hidden Mageseeker prison housing mages, where she meets imprisoned SylasSquare Sylas.
    • Through careful manipulation with teaching her how to control her magic, Sylas convinced Lux to smuggle in various books and forbidden tomes into his cell, such as the original writings of the great sculptor Durand, detailing his work with petricite.
    • Finding about their secret meetings, Tianna and Garen forbid Lux from seeing Sylas, while later issuing his public execution. Lux escapes her house to stop the execution, only for Sylas to use her power to escape, murder the gathered public, free imprisoned mages, and charge straight for the royal palace. Garen remains injured after his fight with Sylas.
    • Events of The Unshackled.
      • SylasSquare Sylas escapes Demacian prison and execution with the unwilling aid of LuxSquare Lux's magical powers. He is currently leading a massive Mage Rebellion against the anti-mage government.
    • Hearing what happened in the city, King Jarvan III tasked Xin ZhaoSquare Xin Zhao to send a letter to the Head Mageseeker, ordering all mageseekers from rounding up and imprisoning mages in hopes of preventing further escalation of events which would end with a potential civil war with Demacia's mages. Xin Zhao pleaded his friend to not send him away while he should sand by his side and protect him. Jarvan III urged him that this was necessary and that his duty is to Demacia.
    • An unknown figure infiltrates the royal palace and assassinate the King.
    • Not even half way to the the Mageseeker complex, Xin Zhao heard an explosion and rushed by to the Palace, learning about the fate of the King.
    • Events of Aftermath.
      • A day after the King's death, Xin ZhaoSquare Xin Zhao and Jarvan IVSquare Jarvan IV met before an urgent council meeting. After a quick sparing match to vent built up frustration, Jarvan renewed Xin Zhao's vow and asked him to serve as his Seneschal. Right before the meeting Jarvan IV asked Xin Zhao to give the letter from father. After reading it he ordered him to destroy the letter.
    • A funeral for Jarvan III is held some time after the council meeting. Jarvan IV vows to capture all mages and bring them to justice. All mages within the city are being hunted down by Jarvan IV and assisted by forces lead by Garen, both rebels and innocent people.
    • Lux decides to aid innocent mages to escape the city as well as prevent any mage from joining Sylas' cause, such as traveling to one of the safe houses in Dregbourne. There she came across familiar mages and assures them she knows safe passage out of the city.
    • Obtaining a mage staff from woman named Cim, she and the party came at the end of the tunnel that was caved in by Sylas. Garen was waiting for them in the area. By revealing her true intentions and mage nature, Garen finally was assured of his sister being a mage. However, Lux and Garen part ways in good terms.
  • Events of Turmoil.
    • A month after Sylas's escape, Demacian Mageseekers have began to systematically gather and imprison or exile all known Mages within Demacia.
    • Demacian cities and villages revolt against the sudden harsh laws against anyone who has even small traces of magical abilities. A revolt in Meltridge was averted by the quick actions of a soldier named Cithria.
  • Events of Meet Zoe.
    • Coming back to Runeterra after millenia, a misunderstaning with a town's citizens leads local soldiers to try to banishing ZoeSquare Zoe only to be met with a meteor summoned by her, the resulting crater would lead mortals to discover a World Rune nearby.
  • Events of Awaken.
    • JhinSquare Jhin travels to Piltover and has as strong enough presence to get the attention of Clan Ferros and CamilleSquare Camille.
    • RivenSquare Riven is captured or travels to Noxus where she ends up fighting in the Fleshing Arena.
    • Start of the Second Noxian-Ionian War.
      • SionSquare Sion joins the invasion efforts.
      • IreliaSquare Irelia's resistance has a last stand near a seaside village, before being aided by the Kinkou Order members such as AkaliSquare Akali and KennenSquare Kennen, as well as the spiritual leader KarmaSquare Karma and the redeemed YasuoSquare Yasuo. This ultimately turns the tide of the battle.
  • Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol returns to Runeterra.

+50 Years

  • Events of The Wonder Above.
    • An Ionian elder retells the story of BardSquare Bard to children from the Floating Villages.

References

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