The Trolloc Wars began about 1000 AB and lasted for over three hundred years. Waves of Trollocs led by Fade and Dreadlords poured out of the Blight and ravaged the world. Eventually all were slain or driven back to the Blight, but some nations were depopulated and many ceased to exist. Records from the time are fragmentary.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch9 - Manetheren was destroyed during the Trolloc Wars. About two hundred years into the Wars, a massive force of Trollocs and Dreadlords attacked wiping out most of the Manetheren forces and finally killing King Aemon. Queen Eldrene, feeling his death. Countered with a blast of the One Power that wiped out the Trollocs army but also destroyed her and the entire city of Manetheren as well.
    2. TEotW,Ch14 - Ishamael tells Rand that he ran the Trolloc Wars.
    3. TEotW,Ch19 - At the end of the Trolloc Wars, an army of Trollocs, Fades and Dreadlords camped in the ruins of Aridhol and none left. Trollocs have been afraid of City of Aridhol ever since.
    4. TEotW,Ch43 - Ishamael tells Rand that he started the Black Ajah during the Trolloc Wars.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch3 - The city of Mafal Dadaranell was destroyed during the Trolloc Wars.
    2. TGH,Ch22 - Moiraine studies a book on the Trolloc Wars.
    3. TGH,Ch23 - The Three Arches Angreal was found during the Trolloc Wars.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch19 - Mat wakes with memories of fighting Trollocs during the Trolloc Wars.
    2. TDR,Ch22 - Sheriam Bayanar tells Egwene that forcibly turning someone to the Shadow with thirteen Dreadlords and thirteen Fades has not been done since the Trolloc Wars.
    3. TDR,Ch43 - Lan says darkhounds have not been seen beyond the Mountains of Dhoom since the Trolloc Wars.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch31 - Ordeith thinks that part of himself has survived since the Trolloc Wars.
  5. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch1 - The city of Braem was destroyed in the Trolloc Wars.
    2. TFoH,Ch51 - Moiraine notes that the Band of the Red Hand was Aemon's personal army during the Trolloc Wars.
  6. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch5 - Mat recalls dancing with a Sea Folk Wavemistress in the court of Shaemal in Coremanda just before the start of the Trolloc Wars.
  7. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch11 - During the Trolloc Wars Dreadlords and Trollocs plundered part of the White Tower.
  8. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch7 - During the Trolloc Wars, Sorelana Alsahhan wrote that there were a hundred packs of Darkhounds.
  9. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch17 - Birgitte's earliest memories are now of the lives she led between the founding of the White Tower and the Trolloc Wars and those memories are fading.
    2. KoD,Ch19 - Ogier fought along with men in the Trolloc Wars.
    3. KoD,Ch20 - In the Trolloc Wars the Creator used Tarwins Gap to move large armies of Shadowspawn from the Blight.

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