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Work in progress! Currently updated with timelines through acts 1-4, gradually adding act 5.
This page presents the events of Homestuck in order from the character's point of view, time shenanigans and all.
A note on notation: [S] denotes a flash page and [Mem] denotes a flashback or a dream bubble memory.
Be created in the Ectobiology Lab and sent to Earth (1996/04/13).
Talk to Kanaya, Vriska, Jade, Karkat, and Terezi, all around 2008/12/01.
2009/04/13: Explore interests, retrieve mail, engage in sylladex shenanigans.
Launch Sburb, trigger Cruxtruder countdown, and eventually enter the Medium.
Be commanded by WV, talk with Rose, track down and defeat an imp.
Talk to Nannasprite, adjure WV's commands, and battle imps.
Experiment with Punch Designix.
See Skaia briefly.
Defeat ogres, enter dad's room, and experience a mental breakdown.
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Be psychoanalyzed by Rose, alchemize, and enter first gate
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Explore the Land of Wind and Shade under PM's guidance; talk to Jade, Karkat, and Rose.
Be saved by Grandpa, discover shaving cream is flammable, carve pyxis tablet
Listen to Terezi.
Listen to Dave (flashback is to – ).
Visit LOLAR, take bunny.
Transportalize from LOLAR to lab in veil and ectobiologize. Reunite with loving wife and daughter, much to Karkat's chagrin.
Send paradox clones to meteors, wake up on battlefield Skaia.
Sleeping body saved from Reckoning by AR, lands on LOWAS.
Dream self: recover ring, receive package, reunite with Dad (almost!)
Get server disc and return home under Vriska's guidance. Get updated on current events by Rose.
Continue following Vriska's plans, wire Dave a boonbuck, behold Karkat's shipping chart.
Be Jade's server player, get pranked by Nanna, and ask Rose about prototyping, but Vriska puts you to sleep before you do anything.
Wake up lost and confused in a sea of fire, get briefed by Rose and Karkat while WV politely commands.
Find out about Vriska's plans, do the windy thing (with Vriska and WV's encouragement).
Seek quest bed, rise up as god tier (with help from Vriska and Jack).
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Find Dad's wallet, go joyriding with WV, talk to Jade and Karkat.
Crash car, have a feelings jam with Vriska, drill for the Tumor.
Locate Tumor (with 10:25 remaining); send CD, Liv Tyler, and WV (with your only computing device) on a mission to deliver it to Derse.
Approach grimdarkness, run into Rose, and find Dad murdered by Jack, who subsequently sucker-stabs you.
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Come back to life (explained by Doc in – ), read Vriska's messages on Rose's computer (see , – ), revive Rose, try to contact Vriska but get Karkat instead.
Fly to LOHAC under Karkat's instruction, experience an awkward first conversation, and prepare to cause scratch.
Cause scratch, fight monsters, be transported onto god tier Jade's ship as she absconds.
At the end of Year 3, you stick your hand into the intangible Sburb logoand take a strange journey through canonspace. You zap in on Dave laughing hysterically to himself. You talk to Dave for the first time in person. You escape Jade. You zap to LOFAF in time to watch Jane kill Karkat and resurrect him. You clear out the crappy artifacts from LOLAR and chat with Rose and Terezi. Weird plot shit happens. You meet Roxy in her cell and tell her about the Life Ring. You return to the Prospitian Battleship to look for the Ring. You get caught up in Caliborn’s Homosuck comic.
Branch off the Alpha timeline by following Terezi's advice to seek Typheus. Die.
Go on dream bubble d8 with Vriska.
Be created on the Ectobiology Lab and sent to Earth 1995/12/04. Travel with Mom 1996/04/13
2000/09/07 Hear Jasper's stunning secret, have corpse party a few weeks later.
(– )[Mem] Analyze Dave's dream.
2008/12/04 Receive John's present, talk to Kanaya and Jade.
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2009/04/13 Pester everyone, be John's server player until losing Internet connection.
Explore interests, make way to observatory, reconnect, save John.
Be John's server player until losing battery power.
Make way to backup generator, reconnect.
Be John's server player until losing generator power.
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Make way to lab, find Mutie, reconnect, save John, and escapalize back to house.
Build up John's house, enter Medium with Dave's help.
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Explore the Land of Light and Rain under WQ's supervision.
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Battle imps and ogre, talk to everyone ( for Kanaya's attached text file), fall asleep in knit pile, absorbing some memories from a doomed self ( ).
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Wake up on Derse and jam with Dave before returning to LOLAR to try and catch John.
Meet Casey. Alchemize, aggrieve malefactors, and annihilate first gate.
Destroying the gate is only the beginning of your new strategy, as you tell Kanaya (– ) and John . Your next step is investigating the turtle temple ( – ), which worries Kanaya ,( – ). Other trolls also take an interest. You blow up Eridan's computer ( – ), listen to Aradia's warning ( – ), and set up Nepeta with Jaspersprite ( – ).
Later on, you have a crystal ball, which lets you warn John about his burning planet (– ) and serves as a nice scene transition device ( – ). You brief John ( – ) and Dave ( – ) on your plan to deliver the Tumor to the Green Sun. Kanaya is not so happy with this plan ( – ).
You travel to LOHAC, where you see John's ascension to god tier[S], give Jade the code for the crystal ball, and talk with Doc Scratch . He tells you to look into the cue ball ( – ), which tells you to answer Jade ( – ), who tells you about Mom and suggests you ask the cue ball about the Horrorterrors ( – ).
This culminates in you going grimdark (– ),( – ) and traveling to Skaia to seek revenge . You find John first, though, and your encounter with Jack does not go well for either of you ,( – ), , .
John revives you, , and you wake up on Derse and meet up with Dave , , who is also down to one life. After he detaches Derse's moon for the bombing run, you knock him out and steal the suicide mission for yourself (and Liv Tyler). This is revealed when you pass through his dream bubble ( – ),( – ), but this conversation is cut short by DD ( – ).
You and/or Dave kill DD and together proceed to deploy the Tumor, which turns out to create the Green Sun rather than destroy it. In the process, you ascend to god tier and finally meet up with Aradia and Sollux[S].
At some point during Year 3, you try and fail to auspistice between Gamzee and Terezi.
At the end of Year 3, you and the Meteor crew arrive at LOTAK.Jade teleports you to LOMAX and you hang out with John. Jade teleports you to LOLAR. Kanaya and Dave try to contact you. You commiserate with Terezi and steal her shades. John appears and chats with you. You contemplate your navel and chat with Kanaya. Dave calls you to LOFAF. You arrive and find Roxy. You rescue Roxy at Dirk’s urging. You witness Gamzee’s beatdown of Terezi and intervene.
Be created in the Ectobiology Lab and sent to Earth 1995/12/03. Stick around to meet Bro the next day.
Bro raises you using his ninja skills (– ). Before the game even starts, a couple trolls pester you: Aradia ( – )[Mem], Terezi , and Gamzee ( – ). You also have weird dreams, which Rose psychoanalyzes ( – )[Mem].
2008/12/03 Receive John's present, talk to Tavros.
2009/04/12 Send Jade some fresh beats
2009/04/13 Explore interests, accidentally impale crow carrying Sburb discs.
Pester John until he suggests you get Bro's copy of the beta.
Enter living room, engage in sylladex shenanigans, enrobe in puppet pelvis.
Ascend to top of building to fight Bro.
Get Bro's beta, help Rose enter the Medium.
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Upgrade Alchemiter with Jade, talk to Kanaya and Tavros, prepare to enter Medium.
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Enter Medium with Bro's help.
Meet doomed Dave/Davesprite and talk to John. Snoop on Rose.
Wake up on Derse.
Wake up again on LOHAC and alchemize.
Copy Rose's MEOW book, then discover dead Dave who tried to stop DD from stealing it. Start talking to Terezi.
Enter first gate; descend to Land of Heat and Clockwork.
Some time later, your partnership with Terezi has landed you in hot water, but your future self tells you she's cool (– ). Other trolls contact you as well. Karkat tells you to step off and presents his shipping chart , , and you interject in a GG c3< PCG/FCG memo . Inside the crocodile temple, you send Gamzee a link to an OCP music video ( – ), listen to Equius's disturbing poetry while you break off Caledfwlch ( – ), and get further instructions from Terezi ( – ). You have one last chat with Davesprite before Vriska puts you to sleep ( – ).
On Derse, you remove your shades and see the horrorterrors in the void, then visit Rose and snoop around her room ( – ),( – ).
Meanwhile, an alligator has stolen your glasses (– ). Jade wakes you during her teleportation gunfight , and Rose gives you the lowdown on the Horrorterrors and the Green Sun mission ( – ).
Some time later/earlier, you go back in time and change into the Felt Duds (which was previously unaffordable) as part of your LOHACSE manipulation. After John's ascension , you pester Terezi again, who lays out her coin flip plan (referenced in – ).
After yet more time loops, you change into a baseball shirt and go back in time. You funnel John's boonbuckinto your investment scams and make a goddamn killing in the LOHACSE ( – ). At the appropriate time, you wire the money to Terezi and reassure your past self that Terezi is cool ( – ).
Later, you find Bro, who has been killed by Jack. Terezi contacts you from fairly late in her timeline and you end up talking about Vriska and justice while AR commands you (– ). An earlier Terezi walks you through the coin flip plan, but you can't go through with it ( – ). A distraught Jade messages you afterwards, and you two talk .
You end up on LOFAF and talk with Jade before heading home to take over as Jade's server player[S],( – ),( – ),( – ). You help out with frog breeding (referenced by Karkat in ) until you die in a fight with Jack (top banner – ). Jade revives you .
Waking up on Derse, you meet up with Rose. Jadesprite teleports you Davesprite's repaired Caledfwlch, which you break and use to detach the moon for what you thought to be your suicide mission. However, Rose knocks you out and steals it, which you discover only when she passes through your dream bubble ( – ),( – ). DD stabs your Dream-dream self; you wake up and give chase ( – ).
You and/or Rose kill DD and together proceed to deploy the Tumor, which turns out to create the Green Sun rather than destroy it. In the process, you ascend to god tier and finally meet up with Aradia and Sollux[S].
At the end of Year 3, you and the Meteor crew arrive at LOTAK.Jade teleports you to LOMAX and you hang out with John. Jade teleports you to LOHAC. You contact Kanaya and Karkat. You try to contact Rose. You reminisce and talk to yourself. John zaps in and catches you laughing hysterically. You talk to John for the first time in person. Jade shows up and instructs you to upgrade your sword. Jade trains you and you squabble with her. Jade tries to kill the Mayor but you save him. Dirk tries to contact you. Karkat calls you for assistance. You bid goodbye to the Mayor and call Rose for assistance. You witness Jake’s hopesplosion and find Jade’s corpse. You note Jane’s hotness. Bec Noir and PM steal Jade’s corpse from you, and you give chase.
You branch off the alpha timeline when John takes Terezi's advice to seek out his denizen (– ). With John dead and Jade unable to enter (presumed dead), you and doomed Rose spend a couple months gathering information and leveling up before you go back in time to warn John ( – ).
You do this, then prototype yourself, becoming Davesprite (– ). You tell Terezi to lay off John , chill with Dave ( – ), and talk with John, who is looking for the "real Dave" . You give him the code for Haphaestus's hammer , which you'd acquired via captcharoid (see , ). Finally, you talk with Rose and Dave about the significance of her MEOW journal.
Some time passes, and Dave summons you from the pendant when he's about to sleep in the crocodile temple (LOWAS where you join Bro in fighting Jack ( – ),( – ) until he gains Bec's form [S] and defeats the both of you.– ). After a round of Defense of the Dave, you make your way to
After spending some time in the pendant, , you visit Haphaestus and Choose to repair the Royal Deringer, then go to Skaia and chill with Jadesprite ( – ),( – ),( – ). As meteors land around you, she sends the sword to alpha Dave (who is just going to break it again). Finally, Jadesprite ascends to god tier, saves you both from a meteor, and shrinks all of Skaia (including you) to bring along with her.
At the end of Year 3, you meet and bond with Arquisprite.You witness Jake’s hopesplosion.
You branch off the alpha timeline by choosing bad heads to mean Terezi shows you how to reach god tier now, so you go back in time and sleep on your quest bed ( – ), . When you wake up, Jack kills you ( – ), .
Later on, Aradia and Tavros visit your dream bubble (– ).
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You branch off the alpha timeline by deciding to try and stop DD from taking the MEOW book. This was a bad idea ( – ),( – ).
Be created in the Ectobiology Lab and sent to Earth 1995/12/01. Travel with Grandpa two days later.
Find genesis frog while sleepwalking. Grandpa makes you a robot.
????/12/01 Receive John's present (sendificated by PM ),
Accidentally kill Grandpa while dual-wielding flintlock pistols.
[S] 2008?/04/13: Message John for the first time.
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2008/12/01 Talk to John, Karkat, and Feferi
2009/04/13 Explore interests, talk to friends.
Make way out of house, feed Bec, retrieve John's present (delivered by airmail), fall asleep.
Explore Prospit, see visions of the past and future. Wake up and talk to John.
Deliver John's present (to be appearified by WV ),
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Enter frog ruins, retrieve Dave's Sburb beta,
Be Dave's server player.
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Beat up CD for WQ's ring, build up Dave's house, and wait for John to wake up on Prospit.
When your dream self dies, your robot explodes and you wake up falling. Bec catches you and you fall asleep again (– ), visiting Feferi in a dream bubble [S]. She follows up when you awake ( – ). You witness the civil flamewar that is the Fruity Rumpus Asshole Factory ( – ).
Then you notice John has connected as your server player (– ), and catch up with him while preparing to enter ( – ),( – ),( – ). When you finally do enter, it is eventful [S].
Once again, you fall from your tower and end up sleeping outside[S], visiting Feferi in a dream bubble ( – ). You wake up ( – ), notice John's ascension [S], strife over all the lands ( – [S]), and encounter Becsprite and PM ( – ).
You return home (– ) and talk to Dave, who takes over as your server player ( – ). Tavros also contacts you, revealing the details of Grandpa's death and his feelings for you ( – ). You alchemize ,( – ) and Eridan sends you Ahab's crosshairs ( – ).
You check on your friends with your crystal ball glasses (
make out with her make her out to be ( – ), and instructing you to shut off and captchalogue the 4th wall ( – ).
While Dave builds up your house, you catch up with god tier John (– ), learn of frog breeding from Kanaya ( – ), push Rose into grimdarkness ( – ), and try to contact John ( – ).
You get used to the dream bubbles (– ) and begin planning and breeding with help from Dave, Karkat, and Kanaya (referenced in ). The password system is rigidly enforced ,(referenced in [S]).
While collecting frogs with Dave, Jack shows up and kills Dave (top banner– ), so you revive him . Jack continues following you as you breed the Genesis frog and post in future Kanaya's memo ( – ),( – ). Karkat contacts you one last time before CD sets you up the bomb, killing you and sending the frog into the forge ( – ).
Jack brings you to our quest bed. Upon ascensions, you merge into Jadesprite and gain space powers, which you use to shrink the planets and abscond through the fourth wall with John by your side[S].
At the end of Year 3, you teleport the Meteor crew to LOMAXand then disperse them amongst the various planets. You chase John a bunch. You order Kanaya and Karkat to get your genesis tadpole from Echidna. You order Jane to kill Karkat as a demonstration. You follow John to Dave’s room and instruct Dave to upgrade his sword. You train Dave and squabble with him. You try to kill the Mayor. Jane summons you to Derse where you view the relocated Battleship. You try to banish a hopesploding Jake but settle for swapping Derse with LOFAF. You fight Jake but get KO’d. Aranea kills you via a falling building and the god tier clock rules your death to be just, slightly tipped by Aranea's luck. PM and Bec Noir steal your corpse.
After your death[S], John takes your ring and Grandpa retrieves you to honor a family tradition ( – ). You spend years stored in a lab ( – ), and your return via sprite prototyping is disorienting and distressing, though it does grant you Bec-like powers ( – ),( – ),( – ).
You abscond while Jade talks to Karkat, and eventually Davesprite joins you on Skaia (– ),( – ). You teleport his sword to Dave on Derse ( – ), .
When Jade ascends to god tier, you and her become one and she takes over.
You rise up against the monarchy, but Jack intervenes and kills everyone. Everyone except you (– [S]),( – ),( – ). You find WQ's ring in water and hide it as a thief's apprentice approaches ( – ). After John ascends to god tier [S], you follow him around for a while ,( – ),( – ),( – ), .
Eventually you meet up with CD and Liv Tyler and John sends you on a mission to deliver the tumor to Derse– . Shenanigans ensue ( – ), ,( – ) and you end up on a meteor to Earth ( – ), where you become the Wayward Vagabond .
Time passes. You find your way to the command station in Rose's ruins,
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Politely ask John for a can opener.
Explore command station, establish Can Town, play with appearifier, fly to the Frog Temple.
Appearify John's present to Jade and deliver it to PM. Trespass in AR's crime scene.
Introduce PM to John, stargaze with new friends.
Establish Exile Town, meet WQ.
You retrieve the ring from your trusty knife (– ), which reminds you who John is ( – ). You return to command him ( – ), but end up locking yourself in ( – ). On screen, John does the windy thing ( – ) and dies on his quest bed [S].
Unfortunately, you are trapped in the station until you can retrieve a power source (– ), so you build a fort ( – ) and dream about Jack and Vriska ( – ). Meanwhile, WQ possibly offers some foreshadowing as to your future .
When Jack arrives via time capsule, he teleports into your command station and tears out the uranium you'd swallowed. PM drags you out of the command station, finds your ring, and brings you to the trolls' endgame platform[S].
Catch a glimpse of Jade? This doesn't really look like PM.
Be the Post Mistress. Send John the server disc from Dad's dropped car. Follow AR to retrieve Jade's present to John.
Receive assassination mission from Jack and execute it peacefully. Lose ring to CD and scepter to HB.
Kill HB. Trade white crowns to Jack for John's package. Deliver the mail.
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Arrive on Earth, become the Peregrine Mendicant.
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Find the ruins of John's house, miraculously survive console explosion, and fly to the Frog Temple.
Deliver John's present to Jade after AR opens doors in the command center. Make new friends.
Command John in the proper use of the mail system.
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