Elves are slender, graceful humanoids, usually with long hair and pointed ears, rarely bearded. Elves are associated with wilderness and forests. Elves have familiarity and use of magic. Elves are immortal or have very long lifespans.
What are Elves best known for?
Probably the most famous of these magical creatures are the elves that work for Santa Claus at the North Pole. Like fairies, elves were said to be diminutive shape-shifters. (Shakespeare's elves were tiny, winged creatures that lived in, and playfully flitted around, flowers.)
What are the different types of elves?
There are numerous different subraces and subcultures of elves, including aquatic elves, dark elves (drow), deep elves (rockseer), grey elves, high elves, moon elves, snow elves, sun elves, valley elves, wild elves (grugach), wood elves and winged elves (avariel).
Are elves good or bad?
Kindly disposed to humans, good elves shape their humans with good habits and good lives. Not all norns are elves though. Some are gods, and others are trolls—never dwarves. Some norns are evil elves who shape their humans with bad habits and misfortune.