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High Elf (Race)

Appearance: The high elves are a tall, slender race with pale skin and long, pointed ears. They favor clothing made from thick materials dyed with deep, bold colors. High elves can live to be 100, but the average life span is 75 years.

After the high elves were driven back into Therfass they isolated themselves for two decades while they worked to improve their infrastructure. When they finally opened their gates to the world again they discovered that the other races had taken what the high elves had shown them and advanced beyond far it. This unnerved them and caused many to prefer to stay within Therfass, hiring traders from other nations to organize trade routes for them. Of the high elves who do venture out into the world beyond Therfass there are two general groups. There are those who are believe that the other races owe them for everything they’ve given them and they flaunt their arrogance wherever they go, expecting superior treatment from others. The other group realizes that, not too long ago, they had ruled these people and had managed to aggravate them enough for them to unite to throw them out. They know that almost every person they meet has a reason to kill them so they tend to be very polite and walk with an air of caution mixed with a slight aura of insignificance.

Character Options

Racial Bonuses:  +2 Dexterity, +2 Intelligence, –2  Constitution: High elves are nimble and have a very scientific mindset, but their reliance on technology in the past has made them physically frail.

Medium:  High elves are Medium creatures and have no bonuses or penalties due to size.

Normal Speed: High elves have a base movement of 30 feet.

Elven Immunities:  High elves are immune to magic sleep effects and get a +2 racial saving throw bonus against enchantment spells and effects.

Keen Senses: High elves receive a +2 racial bonus on perception skill checks.

Weapon Familiarity:  High elves are very skilled with guns, and gain the weapon focus feat for a firearm of their choice. High elves also treat any weapon with the word “elven” in its name as a martial weapon.

Languages:  High elves begin play speaking Common. High elves with high intelligence scores can choose from the following: Draconic, Gnome, and Rahahadam.