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young scout stopped, tilted his head slightly, and listened to
the forest for a moment. He could feel it coming... following
him. His elven instincts told him as much. He would not make it
back to the village.
be it then," he whispered to himself, as he knelt, drew
back on his bow, and waited. It would end here and now.
from "The Olven Scrolls"
by Askar Sundersuun
inhabited the Flanaess for centuries before the rise of humans.
Their mere prescence tends to mystify the other races, who view
them as fascinating yet somewhat alien. Although there are
several varieties of elves, all share some similarities.
are lithe and graceful, possessing a symbionic bond with the
nature around them. The have slim, elongated ears that sweep
back from their heads, ending in a pronounced point. Their eyes
are piercing, and their facial features aqualine and sharp.
commly encountered elves in Oerth are High Elves. They
favor the town of Highfolk, Duchy of Ulek and the Archclericy of
the shortest of their race, averaging only five feet in height.
They have a fairer complexion than humans, dark hair and green
or brown eyes. They tend to favor gray, green or pastel
and mysterious, Gray Elves keep to themselves in the Kingdom of
Celene and Sunndi. They consider themselves somewhat superior to
the other elven races, but occasionally enjoy the company of
humans whom they find to be fascinating.
have silver or light blonde hair, and amber, blue or violet
eyes. They tend to dress in shades of green or blue, and enjoy
Also known as
Wood Elves, these elves are even more reclusive than the Grays,
avoiding even other elves when possible. They make their homes
in the Kingdom of Celene, the Duchy of Ulek, and the ancient
forests of the Flanaess.
Their skin is
darker than that of the High Elves, and their hair ranges shades
of brown and black. They dress in browns, greens and other earth
The Drow, or
dark elves, are outlined in their own section.
Non-Player Characters Of This Race
available at this time.