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The Battle of Daltigoth was a battle during the Lost Battles in 19 PC. It was fought between Ergothian Cavaliers of the Empire of Ergoth and the Wizards of High Sorcery at the Tower of High Sorcery at Daltigoth.

The Preparations[]

The Kingpriest of Istar received magical seeds from a mysterious benefactor ( Fistandantilus) that would allow entrance through the magical groves that protect the Towers of High Sorcery. Beldinas decided to have his Knights of the Divine Hammer attack the Tower of High Sorcery at Losarcum first, then the Ergothians were to attack the Tower of High Sorcery at Daltigoth, and finally the Solamnics were to attack the Tower of High Sorcery at Palanthas. While this was the Kingpriest’s plan, it was not what occurred.

The wizards were also preparing. Highmage Jorelia had the wizards remove as many artifacts from all the towers and move them to the Tower of High Sorcery at Wayreth. She also suggested that they may have to destroy the towers.

The Attack[]

Lord Praetor of the Imperial Armies Serl Kar-Thorn was instructed to attack after the Knights of the Divine Hammer attacked in Losarcum, but he desired to be the first to attack the towers. On a rainy day, Serl planted the magical pine nut at the fringe of the Kadothan Grove. A giant pine shot out of the ground and spoke words of the Magius Language. A path was then cleared in the Kadothan Grove. Serl then commanded his men to charge into the tower.

As the invaders entered the tower, Iriale the Master of the Tower of Daltigoth gathered more than thirty mages to the tower’s Heartchamber. These wizards were of all three orders, but mostly Black Robes. There they released magical energy and caused a colossal explosion. The resulting explosion destroyed the tower, all the wizards there, most of the invaders, and about a quarter of Daltigoth.

Kender Tales[]

One source said that the tower was destroyed by a spell cast by mages of all orders gathered in the Tower of High Sorcery at Palanthas. This is untrue.