This is a timeline of the history of the world in Ys games.

Mythological Period[edit | edit source]

Epoch of time[edit | edit source]

  • Maia's dream becomes a reality, thus created the world.
    • (Redux timeline) Maia reconstructed the world from the epoch of time until her awakening (21 AC).

Ocean Era[edit | edit source]

Frozen Era[edit | edit source]

Insectoids Era[edit | edit source]

Sky Era[edit | edit source]

Eternian Era[edit | edit source]

Eldeen Period[edit | edit source]

Colorless Age[edit | edit source]

Dark Age[edit | edit source]

  • Technology to refine Emelas is established.[1]

White Age (c. 1500 years prior)[edit | edit source]

  • White Emelas is created.[1]
  • Winged beings replace their bodies of flesh and blood to bodies made of white emelas.[1]
  • Reproduction through magic becomes standardised.[1]
  • Winged beings achieve immortality.[1]

Age of Chaos (900-1000 years prior)[edit | edit source]

Human Period[edit | edit source]

Post-Eldeen Era (800 years prior)[edit | edit source]

  • Winged beings cross continents.[1]
    • Older winged beings return to Heaven.[1]
    • Remaining winged beings decide to co-exist with humans.[1]

The Beginnings of Ys[edit | edit source]

  • Feena and Reah, two young winged beings, arrive in Ys with Black Pearl.[1]
    • They were worshipped as 'goddesses'.[1]
  • Goddesses and the Six Priests start ruling over Ys.[1]
  • Six Priests' attempt to create Emelas leads to creation of Cleria.[1]

The Beginnings of Celceta[edit | edit source]

  • Winged beings cross into Celceta.[1]
    • These winged beings, their human followers and local population form the ancient Celceta dynasty.[1]
  • Civilisation of Celceta developed possessed great agricultural influence thanks to the Mask of the Sun.[1]

Before Adol Christin's Era[edit | edit source]

c. 900-800 BC

c. 800 BC

c. 700 BC

c. 500 BC

c. 582 BC

c. 598-400 BC

279 BC

177 BC

c. 79 BC

20 BC

11 BC

5 BC

4 BC

3 BC

2 BC

Adol Christin's Era[edit | edit source]

Before Adol's Adventure[edit | edit source]

0 AC[2]

1 AC

2 AC

3 AC

4 AC

5 AC

7 AC

8 AC

9 AC

11 AC

12 AC

13 AC

c. 13-16 AC

16 AC

Adol's Adventure[edit | edit source]

17 AC

18 AC

19 AC

20 AC

c. 19-21 AC

21 AC

c. 22-23 AC

23 AC

24 AC

Post Adventure[edit | edit source]

c. 50-59 AC

63 AC

  • Adol Christin completes his travelogue.
  • Adol heads on to his last known adventure to the North Pole and never returns. It is presumed that he finally met his end.

References[edit | edit source]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Takes place "some eight hundred years or so" before Ys: Memories of Celceta.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Takes place 800 years before Ys: Memories of Celceta.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Takes place 800 years before Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished – The Final Chapter.
  4. Takes place 500 years before Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
  5. Takes place 100 years after the war started Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
  6. Takes place 300 years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Takes place 200 years before Ys Seven.
  8. Takes place nearly a century years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  9. Calculated from the age difference between him and Adol.
  10. Takes place 18 years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Takes place 12 years before Ys: The Oath in Felghana.
  12. Takes place 8 years before Ys: The Oath in Felghana.
  13. Takes place 10 years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  14. Takes place 5 years before Ys: Memories of Celceta.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Takes place 10 years before Ys Seven.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Takes place 10 years before Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim.
  17. Takes place 8 years before Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
  18. Takes place 5 years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Takes place 3 years before Ys: The Oath in Felghana.
  20. Takes place 2 years before Ys: Memories of Celceta.
  21. Takes place 1 year before Ys: The Oath in Felghana.
  22. In Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, the 19-year-old Laxia von Roswell says she ran away from home when she was 16 years old.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Takes place 2 years before Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
  24. Takes place 3 years before Ys Seven.
  25. Takes place 3 years before Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim.
  26. Takes place 5 years before Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
  27. 27.0 27.1 Takes place 2 years before Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim.
  28. 28.0 28.1 Takes place 2 years before Ys Seven.
  29. Takes place 3 years before Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.
  30. Ended 6 months before the start of Ys Seven.
  31. Several months before the start of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox.

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 [Translation Tuesday] Ys Timeline – The Ancient Civilization and Related Events Part 1 – Timeline. Endless History, URL: https://www.esterior.net/2016/07/translation-tuesday-ys-timeline-the-ancient-civilization-and-related-events-part-1-timeline/
  2. 2.0 2.1 BC here stands for 'Before Christin' and AC stands for 'After Christin'. It is not present in any of the games, but used on the Ys Wiki for the sole purpose of making the games' relative dates easier to understand.
  3. https://www.falcom.co.jp/ys12_psp/world.html
  4. In Ys: Memories of Celceta, Calilica says "Both of [Leeza]'s parents passed away the゚year I was born." Calilica is 14-years-old in Memories of Celceta.
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