1 ... but tend to regard them as diversions. The lower half of her body vanishes into a misty whirlwind, so that she never appears to touch the ground. The empire of the Snow Elves was expansive, wealthy, and prosperous in the Merethic Era. NPC; Tortle fighter from Greyhawk, leader of a mercenary band called the Shattered Stag Urlasnasastas. High elves can live up to 1,200 or even 1,600 years. See Drow for more details on this elven subrace in Greyhawk. Two other groups unique to Greyhawk are often confused with the latter two: Valley elves appear to be very similar to Grey elves and Wild (Grugach) elves commonly mistaken for shorter Wood elves. For battle grey elves favour plate or chainmail, with winged helmets. 2e- Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix (1990), Greyhawk: The Adventure Begins (1998).3.5- Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000), Monster Manual, (2003). Valley elves often have Cooshee accompany them and are skilled horsemen although they prefer to fight unmounted. Appears in:1e-Monster Manual 1 (1977)(Mentioned Only), Hall of the Fire Giant King (1978), The D (Drow) Series (1978), Fiend Folio (1981), Unearthed Arcana (1985). Template:OriginCatsFey Keyword(s) Snow Elves are very thin and wiry, but surprisingly tough and even more shockingly tall, typically reaching 7ft. Medium paru dans le Living Greyhawk Journal N°5 de Mars 2002 sous le titre "Zeif : Rock of the West" Par Fred Weining ; Illustrations par Vince Locke et Raven Mimura Traduction par David Concher, François Michel et Pierre Couture. But elves in ancient Skyrim are assumed to be Snow Elves, in whole or in part. Elf Alignment It is unclear whether other mer also inhabited Skyrim (besides the underground Dwemer); early accounts are mostly from the Nordic perspective, which usually only refer to "the elves" without making distinctions. 3.5- Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000), Monster Manual, (2003). See Aquatic Elves for more details on this elven subrace in Greyhawk. S Reimer, 1990, 1e. They are thinner than high elves, and have either silver hair and amber eyes or pale golden hair and violet eyes. Eclavdra is the leader of House Eilservs and the most powerful priestess of Lolth. Snow Elves, Dragon Magazine 155#, 1990, by Jamie Lambardo. Family names in translation are usually romantic and flowery: Starglow, Silverfrond and the like. 2e- Vale of the Mage (WG12) (1990), Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix (1990), Greyhawk: The Adventure Begins (1998). Their cloaks are usually green or greenish brown. Any Much of their worship is Druidic, focused around shrines built upon places of power (where the boundaries between the material plane and elemental planes of ice, air or earth are thin), but many of these shrines are dedicated to Tarsellis Meunniduin, the lesser elven god of mountains and wilderness, of whom the snow elves consider themselves the direct descendants of. Both sexes have sharp facial features and slight builds, and over all have black skin and pale hair. (heavy snow) December (wk 3): Salamandra Counter-Offensive led by Trithereon priests. 1976 - D&D Supplement 1 : Greyhawk AD&D 1. Aerdrie Faenya lives in the realm of Arvandor on the plane of Arborea as well as the realm of Alfheim on Ysgard. See Snow Elves for more details on this elven subrace in Greyhawk. Omnivore They're fascinated with magic and beauty, both permanent and temporary.. They also tolerate Snow elves, which most other elves shun. 2e;Complete Book of Elves (1992), Greyhawk: The Adventure Begins (1998), 3.5-Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000), Monster Manual, (2003), Valley Elf, Monster Manual 2 (1983), 1e & Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Adventures Appendix (1990), 2e. Greyhawk Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Some have ice blue eyes as well as the usual shades grey elves have. Thanks to the hard work of our 2015 D&D Extra Life team and the generous donations of fans, we’ve made available a detailed, high resolution of the northwest corner of Faerün. Most high elves were fair-skinned rather than dark, though sun elven skin was a hue darker than that of the star elves, moon elves, and dark elven skin, in particular, was dark brown. They have surprisingly short lifespans, for elves, only living around 750 to 900 years making them the shortest lived elves in the Flanaess. 628 CY Needfest: No movement. They wear complex gowns and flowing robes, favouring clothes the colour of pure driven snow, the noon day sun, silver and gold, with accessories of polished leather, and contrasting colours and jewels. Humanoid Wood elves have a life span of centuries. She also has a son, Athux. 1e The typical snow elf has light brown or tan skin, white or pale blond hair, and silver eyes. Size Humanoid The drow are a dark-skinned, subterranean offshoot of the elves, known for wickedness and cruelty. 3e Men wear loose blouses belted over close fitting hose with soft leather shoes or boats. Only one of these continents, Oerik, has been officially described in various D&D publications over the past 30+ years, and in fact detailed information is available only for its eastern end, known as the Flanaess.Although home D&D campaigns can be set in or around the Free City of Greyhawk itself, there are no restrictions with respect to time period or location. 2nd Edition Statistics The Major elf-ruled countries are Celene (Grey and Wood elves), The Duchy of Ulek (Wood and High elves), and Lendore (Aquatic and High Elves). You see just as you travel into the portal, the Lizardfolk carriage driver signals with his hand and multiple assassins appear around the carriage. Tribal and independent groups are common in grand forests, such as the elves Highfolk and the Vesve Forest, or in the Gamboge or Grandwood Forests, having settled the area long before humans entered the area or forced to retreat to the woodlands by encroaching human lands. They're known to ride stags. They're known to use Hippogriffs or even Griffins as mounts. These rituals require a partner to complete, and noble elves such as Yolande might temporarily take a 'consort' during these rites, which can involve dancing, singing, meditation and more intimate activities. They are typically dark haired and have green or hazel eyes. There are six major types of elf in Greyhawk. Edit source History If painted elves do not belong to the forgotten realms, why snow elves do ? While many sages suggest that Valley Elves are an offshoot of Grey Elves , some sources suggest their history and race actually goes back 150,000 years, being one of the first demihuman races to settle in the Vale for which they are named. Medium Appears in: 1e- Dragon Magazine #155 (1990) Note: This is a Dragon Magazine article not written by Gygax, so is not fully considered canon despite being written for the Greyhawk Campaign. Living Greyhawk Gazetteer, Erik Mona, Sean K. Reynolds, Gary Holian, Frederick Weining, 2000, 3e, Greyhawk Player's Guide, Anne Brown, 1998, 2e, ISBN 0-7869-1248-0, Greyhawk Adventures: From the Ashes, Carl Sargent, 1992, 2e, ISBN 1-56076-341-8, Deities and Demigods (Second Printing), James Ward and Robert Kuntz, 1980, 1e ISBN 0-935696-22-9, Dragon Magazine #319, "Greyhawk Feats: More Regional Feats of Oerth", Erik Mona, May 2004, 3e, Greyhawk: The Adventure Begins, Roger E. Moore, 1998, 2e, ISBN 0-7869-1249-9, Dragon Magazine #315, "Greyhawk: Regional Feats of Oerth", Erik Mona, January 2004, 3e, Dungeon Masters Guide, Gary Gygax, 1979, 1e, Complete Book of Elves, Colin McComb, 1992, 2e, ISBN 1-56076-376-0, Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Adventures Appendix (1990), 2e, Module: Vale of the Mage (WG12), Jean Rabe, 1990, 2e, Dragon Magazine #155, 'Wild in the Woods', Eric Oppen, 1990, 2e. The Snow Elves had a society that almost rivaled that of the Altmer from the Summerset Isles. Stedd Tallstag, human cavalier. Contents . Also known as Sea elves, they live in caverns and cities on the sea bed. NPC; Summer elf illusion of Taghem Tolften. It is true that snow elves are incredibly haughty, treating most other races, even other elves as completely beneath them. 2e Neither side will say why, precisely, but other elves seem to consider valley elves to be slaves to humans, shown by their use of derogatory terms for them. The snow elves of the time claimed not to know how far the drow had fallen in their demon worship, but this event is still seen as a gross betrayal by other elves. Elves always use family names, to help keep track of extended family relations across the centuries. I'm new to the setting, but I've researched some things and came up with a plot that I personally think is cool and has a unique flavor without straying too far from classical Greyhawk. Size Many snow elves prefer arcane arts to cleric ones, but druids and rangers are highly valued. Elf (Olve) Alignment For a full article on the topic with citations, please see Elves at Greyhawkonline.com. Clans will not hesitate to aid each other, especially in helping fight against non snow elves, and will often gather in spring and autumn for festivals and holy days. Female drow tend to be stronger, and more intelligent and charismatic(p.15). Most other elves, except Valley elves, look down on snow elves for this reason, seeing them as little better than humans with a misplaced sense of pride. Subtype(s) High, Grey, Wood (Sylvan), Wild (Grugach), Aquatic, Snow, Valley, Drow, Elves of the Flanaess are a bit shorter and lighter than humans, with a slender, athletic build and typically fair complexions, although eye and hair colour can vary among the subraces. Dragon Magazine, 155# ,"In the Frost and the Snow", David. This is given to respected individuals among the snow elves and occasionally gifted to valley elves (who in turn provide the snow elves with any worked metal they need). When hunting, elves favour neutral brown leathers. Valley elves appear much like the grey elves, save that they are even taller, often 5'6 but sometimes reaching even 6ft. A Greyhawk Campaign in 576 CY. (59 – 82 kg). melodious. Valley elf, from Living Greyhawk Journal 02, by Sam Wood, 2000. It is also curious that Valley elves only show antipathy towards Drow, instead of the hatred that other elves show them. 1e-2e: Infravision3e-4e: Low-Light5e: Darkvision When not in their tribal bands, they dress in leather armour decorated with the shapes of leaves or of the animals of the deep forest. 3.5-Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000), Living Greyhawk Journal 02 (Nov/Dec 2000), Grugach (wild elf), Monster Manual 2, 1983. , (These include Dragon Magazine feats, which are not fully recognised as official). They live beyond the age of 1,500 years, sometimes reaching 2,000 years. Monster Manual, Monte Cook, Skip Williams, Jonathan Tweet, 2003, 3.5, Dragon Magazine #67, 'Featured Creatures', Gary Gygax, 1982, 1e, The World of Greyhawk (Boxed Set), Gary Gygax, 1983, 1e, Dragon Magazine, 155# ,"In the Frost and the Snow", David. Wood elves are more reserved than grey elves, and do not mix with the organised societies of other races on a regular or recurring basis. Valley elf culture and society received a fuller treatment in 1990's Vale of the Mage, and the creature made its third edition debut in Living Greyhawk Journal #2 (2000). Aquatic elves are only found in temperate aquatic regions, and gray elves often prefer temperate mountains. The Grugach, Valley Elf, and Cooshee (an elven dog) first appeared in Dragon issue #67 (November 1982). 1989 - City of Greyhawk (boxed set) (CY 582) 1991 - Greyhawk Wars (boxed set) (CY 582 / 584) Appears in: 1e-Monster Manual 1 (1977), Dungeon Masters Guide (1979). Note: Snow elves are from Dragon Magazine #155, in an article not written by Gygax, so are not fully considered canon despite being written for the Greyhawk Campaign. Living Greyhawk Deities [v.2.0] (.pdf, 760 K) La liste intégrale de toute les divinités reconnues dans la campagne Living Greyhawk. Official documents and messages sent to Elven communities will be written in both Common and Olve-Vocca, and books and media within elven communities is naturally written in such, but otherwise it sees little use by nonelves. Subraces Elven Racial Traits +2 Dex, -2 Con, +2 Cha--Elves are agile, and quite pretty (or believe themselves to be so), but their bodies are delicate. Deities that were never fully adapted back for Greyhawk will be marked with '†'. Deceased; NPC; Half-orc from the Sea Princes, one of the four Princes Valandris. Diet Elves can be found both in secluded communities deep within forested fastnesses as well as major states where they rule over others, including tens of thousands of humans. When full, starve them. After this, despite their low numbers Drow, Wild and 'other elves' are the next most fertile of the elves, with High elves next and Grey elves the least(p. 83). Snow elves are very thin and wiry, but surprisingly tough and even more shockingly tall, typically reaching 7ft. They instead prefer furs, leathers and hide- even that of white dragons if they succeed in obtaining any. 2e-Complete Book of Elves (1992), The Adventure Begins (1998). (no gains) Losses: 1 chimera vs. 1 resident wizard. Greyhawk elves are divided into several distinct subraces with different racial traits and attribute modifiers. Drow (Black) elves were thought to be a myth until more recent history, and other elves such as Aquatic (sea) or Snow elves are still relatively unknown. This reflects the importance some elves place on bloodlines, especially among the nobles of their kind. Snow elves don't tend to get along with non-elven races either, especially humans, as Snow elves are wont to raid and attack them. (cold) January (wk 1): A chimera attacks Brancast. Drow (Black) elves were thought to be a myth until more recent history, and other elves such as Aquatic (sea) or Snow elves are still relatively unknown. Wood elves are likely to be the most numerous of the elven folk, examining censuses, reflected in how they appear to be the most fecund of elves. High elves are considered the standard elves of Greyhawk, and use those statistics where possible. Grey elves are typically reclusive, especially when surrounded by hostile human settlements, but some grey elf cultures are militant in nature. Their hair is pale yellow in the summer, darkening to a rich gold in the winter months.They dress in blues and greens, usually in garments that are loose and flowing. A Greyhawk Campaign in 576 CY. They have trained Hoar Foxes and bears for pets and guards. You all land onto a dusty long road in the woods. Snow Elves, Dragon Magazine 155#, 1990, by Jamie Lambardo. 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Appear in: 1e; Monster Manual 1 (1977), Dungeon Masters Guide (1979), World of Greyhawk (Boxed Set) (1983), Unearthed Arcana (1985). The Night Shade of Greyhawk and the Hallowed Revenant Amphoras . As more and more land was lost, many elves made alliances with othe demihumans, or even human civilisations (mostly Oeridian), in order to keep a footing in Flanaess. Some elves also pay homage to Ehlonna, a nonelven goddess of woodlands. NPC; Human warrior of the Frost Barbarians, son of the elder Ubo. Women often wear frocks with sashes, or blouses over ankle length skirts. Usually Good S Reimer, 1990, 1e. High Folk, Sunndi, Celene, Gamboge Forest, Vesve Forest, High, Grey, Wood (Sylvan), Wild (Grugach), Aquatic, Snow, Valley, Drow. Olve-Vocca sees little use outside of elven communities. High elves were roughly of human height, standing from 5'5\" – 6'1\" (1.65 – 1.85 meters) on average, but were lighter, weighing from 130 – 180 lbs. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Saturday, 28 November 2020. Site: Snow Elf 09/05/2007: Cette nouvelle race accessible par la carte: Living Greyhawk Cards, Set 1 (Card 1) - a été rajoutée à la liste des races autorisées du module de création de personnage. When TSR decided to reboot the World of Greyhawk campaign ... with jet black skin, violet eyes, perfect breasts, and silvery or snow-white hair. They get along well enough with Valley elves, but go into a berserk rage at the sight of drow to the point of having no self preservation. Type "Featured Creatures" was an ongoing series of articles where Gary Gygax released information on official creatures before their release in the upcoming "Monster Manual II" (1983).