Like all of the Tel-quessir, the sun elves were close to the height of humans, but with notable differences. The sun elves feel affection for the moon elves, although this affection is often unintentionally patronizing. Physical characteristics: As with all sub-race of elves, Autumn Elves are clearly distinguished from their seasonal cousins by their dark olive skin, and striking golden, hazel or pale green eyes. Moon elf wizards usually prefer to focus their learning on discovering new forms of magic and methods of spellcasting. Hair is worn in braids or ponytails, twined with wires or beads. Moon elves sometimes wear body paint or tattoos in mystic patterns, although not to extent the wild elves do. Regions: The Dalelands, Elf (moon), Evermeet, the High Forest, the North, Silverymoon, the Western Heartlands. Race : Moon Elf (Silver Elf) Teu'Tel'Quessir, Race : Wild Elf (Green Elf) Sy'Tel'Quessir, Race : Wood Elf (Copper Elf) Or'Tel'Quessir, Race Star Elf (Mithral Elf), Daoin'Tel'Quessir, Half-Elf, A'Tel'Quessir, Cha’Tel'Quessir (‘Half-Elves of the Yuirwood). Elves had a similar range of complexions to humans, with wood elves typically coppery or pale skinned and wild elves having darker pigmentation. Most moon elves are happiest when traveling, especially across the expanses of untrodden wilderness that still survive in Faerûn. Many moon elves are skilled warriors and have at least some levels in the fighter class, as they have long made up the bulk of the elven armies. On the other hand, the wood elves have a cold place in their hearts for creatures such as orcs and gnolls, who bring axes, fire, and slaughter to the forests the wood elves have sworn to preserve. Even in warfare, they try to find hope and humor, for it is during these dark times that levity and joy are most valuable. Originally the tongue of the moon elves, Espruar has become something of a lingua franca among elvenkind, providing a common language for its speakers. But moon elves prefer stealth over strength, and often choose to become rangers or rogues instead. They desire to see and do everything possible during their long lives. Moon elves, also known as Teu-tel-quessir in their own language, or as silver elves are the most common of all the eladrin subraces. During the Crown Wars the wood elves did not leave their ancestral homeland and swore to never start a war with their kin again. Jewelry is simple but painstakingly crafted. All exhibited a characteristic best described as golden flecks speckled through the iris. They travel extensively, and a moon elf can expect to interact with hundreds of different races throughout her life. Among their own kind, star elves delight in song, dance, and works of magic, but away from their homeland they are slow to bestow the gift of their voice or artistry. Sun elves believe that they are they true elven race, the builders and the leaders of the elven realms, and they the other elven subraces fail to live up to the solemnity and dignity of their ancient stock. Moon elf musical instruments are true wonders to behold. Moon elves are drawn to adventure through sheer wanderlust. Tharsult is an island of unscrupulous traders, located in the Shining Sea, with the capital of Urbeth. Drinking, feasting, and reveling are all a strong part of their society. Only those humans and dwarves native to the North and familiar with the borders of the High Forest have seen copper elves, and even then they most likely met a solitary hunter or ranger. They favor contemplation, lore, and study over the quick games and light-hearted songs of other elves, but seem to embody the unearthly beauty, grace, and presence of the elves. You should check them out. L Lost Empires of Faerûn. Moon elves are just as skilled with weapons and magic as their fellow elven subraces, and do not hesitate to act if a situation calls for violence as a solution. Sun elves are responsible for the majority of the great elven cities of legend, although other elven subraces aided in the construction of these cities. Wood elves have a long history of cooperation with the shield dwarves, whose ream of Ammarindar stood alongside their own realm of Eaerlann for many centuries in the vale of the Delimbyr River. Elves can live to be over 700 years old, and by human standards are slow to make friends and enemies, and even slower to forget them. The Lost Empires of Faerûn are part of the fictional fantasy setting of the Forgotten Realms. They are only now returning to the mainland to reestablish their presence there. Usually, those people are captured, their memories magically erased, and then let go somewhere far from the tribal lands. The only exception to this rule is combat. Moon elves crave magic like no other race (except perhaps their sun elf cousins). Even in the ancient past their joy of travel seems to have been present, for they came to Faerûn in great numbers indeed. Wood elves prefer to dress in simple clothing, similar to the moon elves but not so colorful. The most common of the elven subraces on Faerûn are the moon elves. The sun elves are famed for their command of both arcane and divine magic, which exceeds that of any other living race. Wood elves are the last elven subrace to live in Faerun. Wood elven hair was usually black or brown, although hues such as blond or copper red were also found. Their nomadic nature encourages them to pick up additional languages as they travel as well, and most moon elves can speak at least one or two additional languages beyond these. Random Height: 4’10" +2d10 They feel that engaging promising human realms such as Silverymoon and instilling elven values and culture in these young lands is a better way for the elven race to survive and thrive than hiding away and avoiding all contact with ambitious, grasping humans. They are a humble race and only rarely do they enhance their appearance with jewelry or similar accessories. Of the elven subraces, moon elves are the most tolerant of nonelves. you will have instant access to your previous versions. This is probably the single greatest reason why they are so much more friendly and accommodating to other races than many other elves: They do not isolate themselves from the human lands behind impervious defenses. Their tactics for dealing with intruders vary from tribe to tribe. Sun elves have bronze skin, hair of golden blond, copper, or black, and eyes of green or gold. Written in Espruar. Use the following random height and weight characteristics instead of the default. Their instruments are never less than masterwork in quality and often bear magical enhancements of some sort. Undercommon: Underdark. Relations are good between sun elf and wood elf, although the reclusive nature of the wood elves makes direct contact rare. As far as the elves of Faerûn go, moon elves are most like the elves presented in the Player's Handbook. They tend to be pale-skinned and dark-haired with deep green eyes. Moon elves do not possess the depth of reverence for the Seldarine the sun elves do, nor the bond with nature of the wood elves, but clerics and druids are not uncommon among the subrace. In places of safety or in times of revelry, moon elves enjoy dressing in bold colors— the more brightly colored, the better. They avoid regions where such cultures hold sway, although moon elf adventurers often infiltrate these areas to spy on them. Others instead take up a life of travel, never stauing in one spot long enough for racial prejudices to distance them from the folk around them. In times of danger, the band chooses an elder or warleader to see them through the peril. The only one of the ancient elven nations that the moon elves could truly call their own was Orishaar, which was defeated in –11,200 DR by the Ilythiiri. Sun elf, male 4'10" +2d10 90 lb. Moon elves find the diversity of Faerûn's races to be intoxicating and forever surprising, and they especially value the insights of other races because they often think of things no elf would ever consider. In places of safety or in times of revelry, moon elves enjoy dressing in bold colors - the more brightly colored, the better. Moon elves prefer to fight with longswords, rapiers, longbows, and shortbows. Elves are known for their poetry, song, and magical arts, but when danger threatens they show great skill with weapons and strategy. Moon elves worship the Seldarine. Hair is usually brown or black, occasionally blond or coppery-red. Some simply hide and allow the trespassers to go by unknowing, while others attack to capture such interlopers. Since the elves of Faerûn are taller and more sturdily built than elves of other worlds, Faerûnian half-elves are very close to human size and weight. Moon elves, also known as Teu-tel-quessir in their own language, or as silver elves are the most common of all the eladrin subraces. These early settlements were early enough that when Abeir-Toril was split into two, elves and high elves ended up on both worlds. x (2d4) lb.Wood elf, female 4'5" +2d10 80 lb. More closely related to wild elves than high elves, painted elves commonly dwell in petrified forests - which in ages past, they claim, were their ancestral homes. DalelandsBeyond Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The sun elves deeply regret the sufferings of the avariels, and occasionally send out explorers to seek out avariel aeries and offer them a place in Evermeet. Favored pets include hunting dogs, falcons and other raptors, and cats. Moon elves are more impulsive than the other elves, and dislike remaining in one place for any significant amount of time. The majority of Faerûn's sun elves live on Evermeet, having abandoned what remained of their ancient realms during the centuries following the falls of Illefarn and Cormanthyr. The most common of the elven subraces on Faerûn are the moon elves. Hair is worn in braids or ponytails, twined with wires or beads. They view combat as a necessary evil, and one that should be resolved quickly so the task can be done and one can return to more pleasant and constructive pursuits. Moon elf hair was commonly black, blue, or silvery white, although human-like colors were heard of as well, though very rare. Sun elves have no love for combat, but they are nevertheless well trained in its ways. Moon elves do not possess the depth of reverence to the Seldarine the sun elves do, nor the bond with nature of the wood elves, but clerics and druids are not uncommon among the subrace. Moon elves have the life expectancy and age categories defined for elves in the table below. Moon elves are more impulsive than the other elves, and dislike remaining in one place for any significant amount of time. They fear that their moon elf cousins are too flightly and irreverent, and they strive to help them return to the proper elven path with stern lectures and fatherly advice. The teu'tel'quessir. Nevertheless, wild elves have been known to interact with adventurers, explorers, and lost travelers. As a moon elf, you are generally more common and more friendly than your sun elf cousins, and are normally encountered among humans and other races.1 Ability Score +2 Dexterity, +1 Intelligence Immunities Sleep Racial Search Proficiencies Longsword, Shortsword, Shortbow, Longbow 2 1 Characters 2 Citations 3 Moon elves are the most commonly seen sort of elves in Faerûn. "The content of this article is from Forgotten Realms Wiki. " Use the following random height and weight characteristics. Like the moon elves, they accept the power of humankind and seek to live alongside their human neighbors and guide their expansion instead of seeking ways to deter or intimidate the human lands. As a result, they tend to have a much narrower range of skills than other elves, but they are the unrivaled masters of the skill, art, or crafted to which they turn their efforts. In lands where is a long history of elven-human conflict, such as Tethyr or Sembia, her elven blood marks her as different and dangerous, with all the fears and suspicions one might expect. x (2d4) lb. Many sun elves won't even deign to speak to a human and would rather leave a dying man to meet his fate than to save him. Moon elves are drawn to adventure through sheer wanderlust. Also known as copper elves or sylvan elves, these people have coppery skin tinged with green, and brown, green, or hazel eyes. Even in the ancient past their joy of travel seems to have been present, for they came to Faerûn in great numbers indeed. Aquatic elves are thought of as near-equals, and the sun elves believe that their water-breathing kin were placed in the world to bring to the seas what the sun elves bring to the lands above. Sun elves typically had green eyes, though golden ones were also common, often with a liquid appearance, and silver, black, hazel, or copper hues had also been heard of. While these people can be found all over Faerûn, this section describes the half-elf culture of Aglarond, the land where the largest number of common half-elves live. Wild elves share the height of their moon and sun elf kin but are more heavily built. Sun elves had bronze-colored skin and hair most often of copper, golden blond, and black, with red more uncommon but not unheard of. They can be judgemental, although they take their time and consider many factors before passing juddment on a creature or action. Written in … x (2d4) lb. They are considered a type of High Elf. x (2d4) lb.Moon elf, female 4'5" +2d10 70 lb. If there is one race that the sun elves hold in absolute contempt, and that is the drow. Like all eladrin, the Teu-tel-quessir are tall, close to humans in height, but more slender and beautiful. Moon elves have watched humankind for much longer than their sun or wood elf kin, and they know that non-elves aren’t as foolish and unimportant as most other elves think. Wood elves are native to Faerun and are descendants from the wild elf, moon elf and sun elf. Following the Crown Wars, moon elves helped to raise many of the nations of the second generation of elven realms. The wood elves do not view their homelands as a land apart from Faerûn; they understand better than their kindred that for better or worse, their fates are bound up with the fates of the humans, dwarves, and halflings around them. Their homes tend to be simple, unassuming, and comfortable. They also enjoy a wide variety of art styles, including paintings and sculpture. A small number live quietly among the people of Aglarond, and choose that region. Their skin tends to be dark brown, and their hair ranges from black to light brown, lightening to silvery white with age. They are particularly fond of leasther armor, and they often wear lovingly tooled and well-crafted suits even when they do not feel endangered. The moon elves wanted to explore this new world rather than settle down, and so did not establish nations of their own for some time, preferring to settle in other elven nations, such as Othreier and Keltormir. They slowly formed for centuries from some of the other elven subraces after the last Crown War. They name them dhaerow. Elf, Moon (Silver Elf) Regions: The Dalelands, Elf (moon), Evermeet, the High Forest, the North, Silverymoon, the Western Heartlands. The wild elves of Faerûn are insular and savage, and as a result are rarely seen outside their forest homes. Besieged by an insidious peril from beyond the circles of the world, they face the possibility of being driven from Sildëyuir back to their ancient abode in the Yuirwood. The common half-elves are those whose elven parents hail from the moon elf, sun elf, wild elf, and wood elf peoples. x (2d4) lb.Half-elf, female 4'5" +2d10 80 lb. Wild elf, male 4'10 +2d10 100 lb. x (2d4) lb.Wild elf, female 4'5" +2d10 80 lb. 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