The Great Cataclysm was an catastrophic even that completely changed the world. It occurred on Samonios 1 428 DW, the feast day of Sahamin. It took place during the final day of the Battle of Ludon. The exact cause of the event is unknown and there are numerous legends as to the cause. The event triggered massive earthquakes and storms across the plane. Mountains sunk into the sea and the land split and burned. Scholars say that more people died during the few hours of the Great Cataclysm than in the opening century of The First Dragon War. Legends say that before the Great Cataclysm, Erenor had two smaller continents of relatively temperate climate and other lands were known across the sea. The event was so great that the oceans reshaped the world into it’s current state and is the cause of the diversity in landscape and climate across the plane.