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Tomb Raider has had many games starting from the series' debut in 1996, spanning multiple continuities, with several iterations of title character, Lara Croft.

Tomb Raider Timeline

Timeline from 1996-present

Main Series Edit

Original Timeline Edit

1996 Edit

Lara is contracted by Jacqueline Natla to search for the Scion of Atlantis. However the hunt becomes personal when Natla cancels Lara's contract, Lara realizes that Natla's motives are of an insidious nature and sets out to collect the Scion for herself.

1997 Edit

Lara hunts for the legendary Dagger of Xian, her search brings her into conflict with Mafia leader, Marco Bartoli, who also seeks the dagger.

1998 Edit

Lara is hired to recover four artifacts fashioned from an ancient meteorite that hold tremendous power. However Lara soon learns why her employer needs them so much.

1999 Edit

Lara accidentally opens the Tomb of Set and sets out to put things right. However her former mentor, Werner Von Croy, seeks to release him into the world.

2000 Edit

With Lara missing and presumed dead, Lara's friends share stories about Lara's past exploits.

2003 Edit

After the murder of her mentor, Lara is the primary suspect. She journeys across Europe as she tries to clear her name, and uncover the truth of a mysterious group, known as Lux Veritatis, and a Serial Killer known as Monstrum.

Legend Timeline Edit

2006 Edit

  • Tomb Raider: Legend (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360, PSP, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS and PC)

Lara seeks a Stone Dais, from her past, but she soon realizes that it is useless without the key, The Legendary Sword of King Arthur, Excalibur.

2007 Edit

Lara is contracted by Jacqueline Natla to recover the Scion of Atlantis. However, Natla knows that Lara also wants the Scion, as her father had also sought it at one point. Natla tries to have Lara killed, but Lara survives, and races to find the remaining pieces of the Scion.

2008 Edit

Lara seeks the the location of the Entrance to Avalon. Discovering a link between the Saxon Legend and Norse Myth, Lara seeks the Hammer of Thor, Mjolnir.

Survivor Timeline Edit

2013 Edit

An expedition gone awry leaves a young Lara Croft stranded on an island, full of savage beasts, insane cultists, and the mystery of the Shaman Queen, Himiko. In a desperate fight for survival, Lara must uncover the truth, in order to get home.

2015 Edit

  • Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One, Xbox 360 released November 10th 2015. PC released January 28th 2016, PlayStation 4 October 11th 2016)

After a cover up leads to Lara being discredited and called crazy, she searches for the fabled city of Kitezh and prove the the existence of an immortal soul.

2018 Edit

Lara inadvertently triggers an apocalyptic event, which Trinity intend to see to fruition. Lara races against time to stop the end of humanity.

Expansions Edit

Note: This section refers to story DLC only.

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Spin Offs (Legend Timeline) Edit

2010 Edit

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Handheld and Mobile Only Edit

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