Golarion Timeline


Unknown The Ancients ruled the Old World with terrible and extremely advanced technology.
Approximately -50000 AR The gods institute The Change, the world und ergoes great physical and psychological reformation. Dakara is renamed Golarion.
Unknown The Change ends. The rise of the first human civilization on the continent of Azlant. The Thassilonian Empire is established. Cyclops nation of Koloran is formed.


-5293 AR Recorded history begins. The Earthfall. The nations of Azlant and Thassilon are destroyed. Sun blocked by ash from the Earthfall for a thousand years allows Zon-Kuthon to return and claim an item from the First Vault.
-5133 King Taargick founds the Kingdom of Tar Taargadth, uniting dwarves in a common cause to abandon the subterranean Darklands.
-5102 Orcs first emerge onto the surface world, fleeing vicious pogroms by righteous dwarves tunneling toward a prophesied land of the open sky.
-4987 Dwarves fulfill the Quest for Sky, emerging for the first time upon the surface of Golarion.


-4294 AR Skies clear from the Earthfall.


-3472 AR Osiriani civilization founded.


1 AR Absalom founded. Aroden, the Last Azlanti, raises the Starstone.
896 AR Aroden mortally wounds the wizard king Tar-Baphon on the Isle of Terror.
1893 AR Norgorber passes the Test of the Starstone.
2632 AR Elves return to Golarion via the Sovyrian Stone in Kyonin.
3313 AR Irrisen is born when the Witch Queen Baba Yaga conquers the eastern Lands of the Linnorm Kings.
3700 AR The Gods introduce the Test of the Swords.
3827 AR The Whispering Tyrant imprisoned in Gallowspire.
4307 AR Foundation of the Pathfinder Society in Absalom.
4407 AR Cheliax founds Korvosa in the frontier region of Varisia.
4576 AR First Hellknight order, the Order of the Rack, founded in Westcrown.
4584 AR Chelish explorers from Korvosa settle Magnimar.
4605 AR King Gaspodar of Cheliax prepares for the prophesied manifestation of Aroden.


4606 AR Prophecy fails, Aroden dies. Demonic powers create the Worldwound. The Eye of Abendego forms.
4609 AR Khemet I retakes Osirion from the Keleshite satraps.
4632 AR The province of Molthune secedes from Cheliax.
4640 AR The diabolical House of Thrune seizes control of Cheliax.
18/5/4642 AR Battle of Broken Trees, Black Arrow rangers defeat the Kreeg ogres. Fort Rannick is built.
4655 AR Nirmathas breaks away from Molthune.
4661 AR Razmir, the Living God, establishes the nation of Razmiran in his own name.
4667 AR The people of Galt break away from Cheliax in the brutal Red Revolution.
4669 AR Andoran proclaims independence from diabolical Cheliax in the People’s Revolution.
4674 AR The Shackles pirates unite under the the Hurricane King.
4682 AR Queen Domina of Korvosa gains the service of the Hellknight Order of the Nail.
4698 AR A terrible earthquake rocks Absalom.
4699 AR The royal house of Rogarvia vanishes in Brevoy, House Surtova takes the crown.
25/6/4702 AR The Late Unpleasantness begins in Sandpoint.
23/9/4707 AR (RotRL AP begins).
2/4708 AR (CotCT AP begins)
8/4708 AR (Second Darkness AP begins)
2/4709 AR (Legacy of Fire AP begins)
8/4709 AR (Council of Thieves AP begins)
2/4710 AR (Kingmaker AP begins)
8/4710 AR (Serpent’s Skull AP begins)
2/4711 AR (Carrion Crown AP begins)
9/4711 AR (Jade Regent AP begins)
2/4712 AR (Skulls and Shackles AP begins)
8/4712 AR (Shattered Star AP begins)
2/4713 AR (Reign of Winter AP begins)
8/4713 AR (Wrath of the Righteous AP begins)
2/4714 AR (Mummy’s Mask AP begins)
8/4714 AR (Iron God’s AP begins)

Golarion Timeline

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