The city was overgrown and mostly composed of isolated pillars, arches, half-arches, and stairs.
In 1479 DR, the ruins of Tethgard were the site of a bloody battle as, after failing to take Elminster, Storm Silverhand, and the Simbul into custody, a group consisting of War Wizards and Purple Dragons unleashed their magics on the trio. Defending the three of them with a spell-shield that rebounded his opponents' spells back at them, Elminster slew or maimed much of the group. The rest retreated.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood (April 1994). Crown of Fire (Paperback). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 103. ISBN 978-1560768395.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Ed Greenwood (April 1994). Crown of Fire (Paperback). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 122. ISBN 978-1560768395.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood (July 1995). Volo's Guide to Cormyr. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 194. ISBN 0-7869-0151-9.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood (June 2011). Elminster Must Die (Mass Market Paperback). (Wizards of the Coast). ISBN 978-0786957996.