Elves

Elves average 5’5" feet tall and typically weigh just over 100 pounds. They live on fruits and grains, though they occasionally hunt for fresh meat. They have either silver hair and amber eyes or pale golden hair and platinum eyes. They prefer clothing of white, silver, yellow, or gold, with cloaks of deep blue or purple.

Elves speak Elven, and most also know one of Human languages and Sylvan.

Combat
Elves are cautious warriors and take time to analyze their opponents and the location of the fight if at all possible, maximizing their advantage by using ambushes, snipers, and camouflage. They prefer to fire from cover and retreat before they are found, repeating this maneuver until all of their enemies are dead.

They prefer longbows, shortbows, rapiers, and longswords. In melee, elves are graceful and deadly, using complex maneuvers that are beautiful to observe. Their wizards often use sleep spells during combat because these won’t affect other elves.

Elf Traits (Ex)
Elves possess the following racial traits.

-2 Strength, +2 Dexterity, -2 Constitution, +2 Intelligence.

Magically inclined race: Elves have a slight aversion to technological wonders due to their deep connection with magic. Tech power rating: -1 and Arcane power rating: +2

Medium size.

An elf’s base land speed is 30 feet.

Immunity to sleep spells and effects, and a +2 racial saving throw bonus against enchantment spells or effects.

Low-light vision.

Weapon Proficiency: Elves are automatically proficient with the longsword, rapier, longbow, composite longbow, shortbow, and composite shortbow.

+2 racial bonus on Listen, Search, and Spot checks. An elf who merely passes within 5 feet of a secret or concealed door is entitled to a Search check to notice it as if she were actively looking for it.

Automatic Languages: Elven and Sylvan.
Bonus Languages: Draconic, Gnoll, Gnome, Goblin, Human, Orc.

NOTE! Level adjustment +1 (true elves are more powerful than average characters and thus require more experience to advance)

Elves

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