The drow (/draʊ/ or /droʊ/) or dark elves are a dark-skinned and white-haired subrace of elves connected to the subterranean Underdark in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. The drow have traditionally been portrayed as generally evil and connected to the evil goddess Lolth.
The Dunmer, more commonly known as Dark Elves, are the grey-skinned elven natives of the province of Morrowind. After the eruption of Red Mountain, many Dunmer fled to Skyrim, where they have endured extreme prejudice as a result of their elven heritage and status as refugees.
In Norse cosmology, svartálfar (O.N. "black elves", "swarthy elves", sing. svartálfr), also called myrkálfar ("dark elves", "dusky elves", "murky elves", sing. myrkálfr), are beings who dwell in Svartalfheim (Svartálf[a]heimr, "home of the black-elves").
The elves are sorted into two main kindreds: the Eldar and the Avari. The Eldar were divided into three groups: the Vanyar, the Noldor and the Teleri. In Tolkien's writings, the Noldor, the Sindar and the Silvan Elves, the last two being subdivisions of the Teleri, are the most prominent.
The rarest type of elf known as the high or summer elves the Eladrin for a time all but vanished from the world, recently they have been sighted again in civilisation. race features: Eladrin demonstrate many of the ideals the shorter lived races have for the cultured elves.
Rockseer Elves or Deep Elves
"Rockseer elves are the rarest of all elvenkind. They are far taller than most of their kin, with a few reaching almost to eight feet in height. An average weight for a Rockseer is between 120 and 140 pounds, with little gender difference.
The most common of the elven subraces on Faerûn are the moon elves. They have fair skin, sometimes tinged with blue, and hair of silver-white, black, or blue; humanlike colors are somewhat rare. Their eyes are blue or green, with gold flecks.
The odd ones out in this scenario are the Dark Elves, whose society is most heavily influenced by Ancient Mesopotamian cultures, in many ways. Meanwhile, the animal-like "Beastfolk" races have their own, unique cultural roots.
Kal'Dorei, or Night Elves, are a race of ancient, long lived forest dwellers (previously immortal). They were originally primitive nomads, that were drawn to the center of the super continent Kalimdor where the Well of Eternity stood.
For the most part, the dark elves are considered extinct, as their Empire no longer exists; however, dark elves have recently been spotted in colonial establishments on the surface. The Val'Sharess is one of the rare surviving dark elves of the Moons Age, which places her age at over twelve hundred years old, at least.
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When Oromë invited the Elves to Valinor, those who followed him on the Great Journey were called the Eldar, :374 while those who refused were called the Avari. The Eldar were divided into three clans−the Vanyar, the Noldor, and the Teleri. All of the Vanyar and Noldor reached Aman.
The dark elves' most distinguishing feature is their purple skin, which is usually of a very dark, almost black hue. Warlocks spend most of their lives indoors, so their skin is usually much bleaker. Like all elves, Charneldar have pointed ears of wildly varying length.
The Wood Elf is among the best race options for the Monk. Dexterity and Wisdom are exactly what the Monk needs, and no class is more dependent on perfect ability scores. The Pallid Elf has the same ability score increases, but the innate spellcasting may be less appealing than the Wood Elf's traits.
The Dark Elves are a powerful and highly versatile race in The Elder Scrolls Online. The racial skills of the Dark Elves reflect their intellect and agility, giving them bonuses in dual wielding, flame and lava resistance, weapon and spell damage, and base magicka and stamina.
The changing of the color of the Dunmer's skin is a major piece of cultural lore. It's part of what changed them, as a people, from the Chimer into the Dunmer. Azura cursed them to have grey skin and red eyes after Almsivi broke their promise to Nerevar and used Kagrenac's tools to become living gods.
After the Witch King himself, Morathi is the single most powerful Dark Elf in all of Naggaroth.
Dark Elves have obsidian, gray, and sometimes even jet black skin. In an earlier time when they covered the entire continent, some Dark Elves still boasted the light skin of the West, this was used as an identifier socially.
A half-elf is a mythological or fictional being, the offspring of an immortal elf and a mortal man. They are often depicted as very beautiful and endowed with magical powers; they may be presented as torn between the two worlds that they inhabit.
Sindar (meaning "Grey People" [note 1]) or Grey Elves were Elves of Telerin descent who inhabited Beleriand. They were united under the King of Doriath Elu Thingol, and later his grandson Dior Eluchíl.
Like all of the Tel-quessir, the sun elves are close to the height of humans, but with notable differences. Sun elves have bronze-colored skin and hair most often of copper, golden blond, and black, with red more uncommon but heard of.
Leader: Regent Lord Lor'themar Theron
Lor'themar Theron understands the suffering that all blood elves have endured. Though he finds politics exhausting and sometimes longs for the simpler life of a ranger, the regent lord is a passionate and outspoken defender of his people.
An elf typically claims adulthood and an adult name around the age of 100 and can live to be 750 years old. Elves take their time doing things because of their long life span. So to them 100 years feels like what 20 years feels like to a Human.
There is nothing the gold elves hate more than a dark elf. The two races have been at each other's throats since the two races arrived in mundanus. When a brutal plague hit the drow, the gold elves laughed, stating that it was the gods' punishment for their evil ways.
Arwen is described as the “most beautiful of the last generation of High Elves in Middle-earth,” and can summon powerful water spirits. She goes out of her way to always help those in need as well. One of the more important things she does is unite Elf and Man in peace again, like Beren and Lúthien before her.