The following is a list of events that take place chronologically in the world of the Overlord series, starting from the past and heading toward the present storyline.

Chronological Order of Overlord

  1. Blu-ray BOX4 Special Story: Overlord Prologue (Former Part)
  2. Blu-ray BOX6 Special Story: Overlord Prologue (Latter Part)
  3. Light Novel Vol.01: The Undead King
  4. Blu-ray BOX1 Special Short Story: Emissary of the King
  5. Blu-ray BOX2 Special Drama CD (#3): Guardians' Vacation
  6. Blu-ray BOX1 Special Manga Supplementary Short Story: Drama of the Three Ladies
  7. Overlord Volume 10 Side Story
  8. Light Novel Vol.02: The Dark Warrior
  9. Light Novel Vol.03: The Bloody Valkyrie
  10. Overlord Manga Vol.06 Special Edition Drama CD: Show Must Go On!
  11. Light Novel Vol.04 Special Drama CD (#1): The Sealed Evil Tree
  12. Light Novel Vol.04: The Lizard Man Heroes
  13. Blu-ray BOX3 Special Drama CD (#4): Hamsuke Lost Child
  14. Light Novel Vol.08: The Two Leaders
  15. Light Novel Vol.06 Special Drama CD (#2): The Dark Hero's Story
  16. Blu-ray II BOX1 Special Drama CD: Ainz Raises Money
  17. Overlord Manga Vol.10 Special Edition Drama CD: Table Game to Understand Humans
  18. Light Novel Vol.06 Special Drama CD (#2): The Maid Tea Party
  19. Light Novel Vol.05: The Men in the Kingdom (Part 1)
  20. Light Novel Vol.06: The Men in the Kingdom (Part 2)
  21. Light Novel Vol.07: The Invaders of the Large Tomb
  22. Light Novel Vol.09: The Magic Caster of Destroy
  23. Light Novel Vol.10: The Ruler of Conspiracy
  24. Overlord Compilation Movie 01 Bonus: The Pleiades Day
  25. Light Novel Vol.11: The Craftsman of Dwarf
  26. Blu-ray BOX1 Special Drama CD (#1): Nazarick Mythology
  27. Light Novel Vol.12: The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom (Part 1)
  28. Light Novel Vol.13: The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom (Part 2)

Real World Timeline

2079 (59 Years Ago)

2118 (20 Years Ago)

  • The Arcology War broke out in Europe and the Neo Nazi's Uniform became a hot topic.

2126 (12 Years Ago)

  • Eventually, a local Japanese producer release the Neural Nano-Interface system.
  • YGGDRASIL game service started.


  • Touch Me became the World Champion of Álfheimr.
  • Touch Me saved Momonga from PKers, who were hunting down Heteromorphic players.
  • The Formation of the First Nine known as the Nine's Own Goal.
  • The Dissolution of the Nine's Own Goal and the Formation of Ainz Ooal Gown.
  • Ainz Ooal Gown conquered the Great Tomb of Nazarick and it became its guild headquarters.
  • The Great Tomb of Nazarick is invaded by the largest alliance assembled on the game, but they are defeated and couldn´t pass beyond the Eight floor.

2138 (Starting Point)

  • The Termination of YGGDRASIL.
  • Momonga meets and talks with Herohero before YGGDRASIL termination for the last time.
  • Momonga change Albedo's setting to be in love with him as a joke moment before YGGDRASIL termination.
  • Momonga and his guild base were transported to the New World.

New World Timeline

~600 Years Ago

~500 Years Ago

  • The Eight Greed Kings appeared and conquered the New World, spreading the influence of Tier Magic and leading to the decline of Wild Magic.
  • Surshana, the last surviving of the Six Great Gods, encountered and was slain by the Eight Greed Kings.
  • All Out War between the Eight Greed Kings and the Dragon Lords.
  • The Age of the Dragon Lords came to an end.
  • The internal conflict of the Eight Greed Kings, which led to their demise.

~300 Years Ago

~250 Years Ago

~200 Years Ago

60 Years Ago

39 Years Ago

  • The reign of King Ramposa III began.

30 Years Ago

  • A group consisting of an adamantite adventurer team led by Vesture Kloff Di Laufen and two mythril adventurer teams collected a rare herb from Zy'tl Q'ae in the Great Forest of Tob.

25 Years Ago

22 Years Ago

20 Years Ago

  • Zurrernorn occupied a ruin and conducted horrifying experiments, which led to catastrophic results.
  • A city south of the Baharuth Empire was destroyed by a dragon.

19 Years Ago

16 Years Ago

10 Years Ago

  • Nemu Emmot was born.
  • Jircniv Rune Farlord El Nix was crowned Emperor of the Baharuth Empire. Using his new authority, he commanded the imperial knights to purge the imperial nobles in the capital.
  • Osk encountered Go Gin at the Empire's frontier.
    • Go Gin became the Martial Lord and champion of the Imperial Arena.
  • Calca Bessarez was crowned Holy Queen of the Roble Holy Kingdom, becoming the first female monarch in the Holy Kingdom's history. However, this resulted in a strained relationship between the north and south.

5 Years Ago

  • Fluder Paradyne and his disciples captured a Death Knight and transported it to Arwintar. It was imprisoned deep within the vaults of the Ministry of Magic for further research.
  • Under the leadership of Khajiit Dale Badantel, Zurrernorn infiltrated the fortress city of E-Rantel and prepared for the 'Spiral of Death' ritual.

Present Timeline

Transition 1st Day

  • Momonga and the Great Tomb of Nazarick were transported to the New World.
  • Momonga held an emergency meeting with the Floor Guardians on the 6th Floor.

Transition 3rd Day

  • Momonga went outside of Nazarick along with Demiurge to see the new world.
  • Momonga jokingly suggested on taking over the world which Demiurge misinterpreted as his intention.

Transition 4th Day

Transition 8th Day

Transition 9th Day

Transition 10th Day

  • Momon and Nabe met Swords of Darkness and agreed to jointly escort Nfirea Bareare to Carne Village.
  • After the party got attacked by a group of goblins and ogres, they stayed the night outdoors.
  • Clementine brought the Crown of Wisdom to Khajiit Dale Badantel.

Transition 11th Day

  • The Swords of Darkness and company arrived at Carne Village.
  • Nfirea revealed to Momon that he knew that he was actually Ainz Ooal Gown and sought to learn the secret of the red potion from him.
  • Momon tamed the Wise King of the Forest in the southern part of Tob Forest.
  • Zach on his way to the Death Spreading Brigade-branch bumped into Clementine on her way to the workers which she engaged, and returned to the cemetery she also assailed Khajiit.
  • Sebas and Solution left E-Rantel and headed to the Royal Capital.
  • Shalltear encountered the Death Spreading Brigade and Brain Unglaus. She soundlessly defeated them while Brain escaped.
  • An adventurer team on patrol encountered Shalltear and got slaughtered, with only Brita left alive.
  • Shalltear encountered and engaged the Black Scripture but was summarily afflicted with an incomplete mind control spell.
  • The Adventurer's Guild received a message that a powerful vampire appeared at the Land of Karst.

Transition 12th Day

  • Momon, Nabe, Nfirea and the Swords of Darkness returned from Carne Village.
  • Clementine and Khajiit killed all members of Swords of Darkness and kidnapped Nfirea.
  • During the Cemetery Incident, Lizzie Bareare hired Momon and Nabe to rescue his grandson. Momon vanquished Clementine and Nabe defeated Khajiit in the E-Rantel Cemetery.

Transition 13th Day

  • The Adventurer's Guild promoted Momon and Nabe to mythril class adventurer.
  • Lizzie Bareare and Nfirea were relocated to Carne Village to fulfill the pact made with Ainz.
  • Ainz received a message from Albedo that Shalltear had rebelled against him.
  • E-Rantel authorities dispatched Momon in an emergency meeting concerning a powerful vampire.
  • Ainz Ooal Gown battled against Shalltear Bloodfallen and succeeded in killing her. The resurrection afterwards annulled the mind-control.

Transition 14th Day

  • The Adventurer's Guild promoted both Momon and Nabe to adamantite class adventurers after the examination of the battle remnants against the vampire.

Transition 28th Day

Transition 29th Day

  • Zaryusu reaches Red Eye and meets Crusch Lulu, who agrees to the alliance.

Transition 30th Day

  • Zaryusu and Crusch journey together to Dragon Tusk and encounter Zenberu Gugu. After a duel between the two warriors, the tribe joins the alliance.

Transition 31st Day

  • The five lizardmen tribes gather at Green Claw Village and begin stockpiling and fortifying their position.
  • The tribes unite to form the Lizardmen Alliance.

Transition 35th Day

  • The Lizardmen Alliance wage war against the undead army of Nazarick and are victorious.

Transition 36th Day

  • Cocytus requested Ainz to spare the lizardmen and Ainz agrees to make them subordinates.
  • An army of undead led by Ainz and the Floor Guardians arrives at the Lizardmen Settlement.
  • Ainz meets Shasuryu and Zaryusu, and tells them to prepare their forces to fight Cocytus tomorrow.

Transition 37th Day

  • Cocytus fights and kills all of the Lizardmen who faced him.
  • The Lizardmen Alliance agree to become Nazarick's servants.
  • Crusch Lulu agrees to spy on the Lizardmen in exchange for Zaryusu's resurrection.
  • Zaryusu is resurrected by Ainz in front of all the Lizardmen, who now see the latter as a deity.

Transition 6 Months

  • In the royal palace of Valencia, the royal family and the Six Great Nobles of the Re-Estize Kingdom, discuss the declaration of war of the Baharuth Empire and Ainz Ooal Gown.


  • The main storyline of Overlord series is set in the New World's timeline.