Elves are a mysterious race of magical humanoids. There are two types
of elves, the short dwarf-like ones (which may be called dwarf-elves to
distinguish them) and the tall, green-skinned race. Elves are excellent
craftsman, having forged the most trustworthy and popular blades in all
. Forged in their fabled workshops, these elfin blades
the most commonly wielded weapon by adventurers of all eras.
has also been said that Frobozz Magic Gunk, which is great for patching
leaks, was inspired (or plagurized) from elven technology. In some
regions, the miniture elves ally with gnomes, staying up all night
making the world's best footwear. Other elvish craftsmanship includes
cloaks of stealth and intricate silver chain mail which is remarkably
light and supple.
The many ancient relics and depictions of elfin hacking rites in the
ruins of the Great Underground Empire are evidence that at one time
elves were abundant natives of the Eastlands, but since the fall of the
Empire have rarely been encountered there. The last records of elfin
occupation in the east were during the days of Syovar the
not only employed elves to work the concessions selling sweetmeats and
rare fruits from far-off lands, but was very close to a pair
of dwarf-elves named Max and Fred.
from the paintings found hanging upon the ancient walls of Largoneth
Castle, the Westlands are home to at least one surviving Kingdom of the
Elves, of whose hidden location is well-disputed amongst
These green-skinned elves converse in their own unique tongue and
rarely venture outside their realm. It was only out of desperation that
the elfin princess Myla of this kingdom make contact with humans prior
to the close of the First Age of Magic (c. 957-966 GUE). Threatened by
a terrible cyclops and with many of their men having been lost in
battle, she set out to find a warrior worthy to defeat this beast.
Another group of elves, known as Christmas elves
, were said to have
been ruled by a jolly, fat tyrant.Faux elves
were most prevalent during the Great Monster Uprising.
Elves are members of the Supernatural and Fantastic Wayfarers
|SOURCE(S): ... Legends of Zork|