The fort is located on a mountain looking down on the road below only accessible form the Whiterun Plains.
In 1E 478, a battle ensued at the fort between the Alessian Order otherwise known as the First Empire and Nordic Rebels. Emperor Gorieus and High King Kjoric the White had fought each other until the inevitable loss of both the Rebels and Kjoric.
In the third era, Sungard was a much smaller settlement known as Sunguard. The Eternal Champion had at one point visited the town.
In 4E 201, the Skyrim Civil War had occured between the Mede Empire and the Stormcloak Rebellion. The Stormcloaks had launched an attack on the fort to gain authority over Markarth and the reach. The conclusion of the battle is unknown.
- The Elder Scrolls: Arena
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Mentioned only)
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim