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Wild Elf

Wild Elves, bronze skinned pointy eared humanoids with a preference for bows and knives.   They keep to themselves and use tree shaping to make semi permanent shelters.

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

Humanoids with cat like spines and ribcages. They have free floating clavicles and can run on all fours.   They're plantigrades, when walking upright, and digitigrades when on all fours.

Biological Traits

Bronze skin, four fingered hands, cat like eyes (with tapetum lucidum), fangs, expressive pointy ears, short hollow horns, abrasive palms and fingertips

Genetics and Reproduction

Placental viviparity

Growth Rate & Stages

They grow relatively fast, for elves, and their fangs and horns grow out during puberty

Ecology and Habitats

Arboreal, temperate rainforests

Dietary Needs and Habits

They're carnivorous and eat everything from mice to deer. Their bodies can process raw meat and cooking it is considered a luxury. Any uneaten meat is made into jerky.

Biological Cycle

Their teeth and horns grow out during puberty, broken horns grow back

Additional Information

Social Structure

Tribes, extended families, lead by the strongest warrior

Facial characteristics

Facial tattoos, fangs, horns, and expressive pointy ears. Jet black and red hair

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Temperate rainforests

Average Intelligence

Cunning

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Ultraviolet Vision, Aura Vision, Ultra Hearing, Night Vision, Air Current Sense, passive echolocation

Civilization and Culture

Naming Traditions

Ithronel, Ciliren, and Irabelle are common female names. Clan names are used as a last name.   They have a noun verd middle name (like Rootfoot) that's almost always used formally

Major Organizations

Tribes, the most notable being the Lost Sword Clan

Beauty Ideals

Symmetric fangs, long, usually braided, hair for men and women

Average Technological Level

Metalworking, recurve bows, aboriculture

Major Language Groups and Dialects

Ikian and EelÄ—ti

Common Dress Code

Loincloths for men and fur bikinis for women. Long hair for both genders.

Culture and Cultural Heritage

Hunter gatherers

Common Customs, Traditions and Rituals

They're communal

Common Taboos

Curiosity about the outside world, killing another elf

History

The descendants of a shamanistic Fel Elf cult who lived in the forest and worshipped a nature spirit. Eventually the spirit went dormant and the elves evolved into a boreal species

Interspecies Relations and Assumptions

They're isolationists who mercilessly kill outsiders and in some circles are known as "forest demons"

Genetic Ancestor(s)
Origin/Ancestry
Fel Elf
Lifespan
200 years
Average Height
6 feet
Average Weight
140-150 lbs
Average Physique
Slender
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Bronze with facial markings
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