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Races – Elves of Earth (Woodfey)

Source: Players Handbook (5e-wiz-ph-23), Elves of Alfheim (0e-gaz-05)

Also known as Wood Elves.

They are elves who have returned to the way of the forest and honour the elven earth gods then Ilsundal followed by Mealiden. They are the main elven people encountered about the world having the most numbers and even have set up enclaves in various nations around the known world.

They are tied to the sphere of Matter, the element of Earth, and the colours of brown and green

5e-wiz-ph DnD Players Handbook
5e-wiz-ph – D&D 5E Players Handbook


  • Callarii (Karameikos)
  • Erendyl (Alfheim)
  • Erewan (Glantri)
  • Triahar (Wendar)
  • Verdier (Minrothad)
  • Attribute – Elven Traits
    • Ability Score Increase: Dexterity +2
    • Alignment: Elves are Chaotic in general
    • Size: Elves are between 6 and 7 feet tall. Your size is Medium
    • Speed: Your walking speed is 30 ft
    • Darkvision: you can see in dim light within 60 ft as it was bright light, and darkness as if it was dim light. You can’t discern colour in darkness, only shades of grey.
    • Keen Senses: You have proficiency in the Perception skill.
    • Fey Ancestry: Advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can’t put you to sleep.
    • Trances: You don’t sleep. Instead you meditate for 4 hrs a day and gain the same benefits as sleep.
    • Languages: You speak, read and write Common (Thyatian and Alphatian) and Elvish (Clan dialect)
  • Character Options – Available to all Elven Subraces

Woodfey Nationalities

  • Callarii (Karameikos) – Callarii elves are robust and healthy, wearing robes of green with leaf-patterns embroidered upon them. This clan of elves can be found in Karameikos. They can be found in Karameikos and Minrothad.
  • Erendyl (Alfheim)
  • Erewan (Glantri)
  • Triahar (Wendar)
  • Verdier (Minrothad) – Elves who specialise with ocean travel

Woodfey Heritage

  • Height – men and women 6’ 6″.
  • Complexion – pale complexions with an undertone of greens and browns
  • Colouration – Very pale hair (blonde to white) and blue eyes
  • Known Locations – Alfheim, Glantri, Karameikos, Minrothad, Wendar
  • Traits – based on the wood elves and meets any requirements requiring that race.

Woodfey Traits

  • Attributes – Elven – Woodfey Traits
    • Ability Score Increase: Wisdom +1.
    • Fleet of Foot: You base walking speed is increased to 35 ft.
    • Mask of the Wild: You can attempt to hide even when you are only lightly obscured by foliage, heavy rain, falling snow, mist and other natural phenomena.
    • Elf Weapon Training: Proficiency with Longsword, Shortsword, Shortbow and Longbow or four proficiencies of your choice with GM permission.
    • Secret Crafts: (Starting) Your choice of starting secret crafts include: Dragonologist, Earthologist, Elvenologist.
    • Wood Elf: Count as a Wood Elf.
    • Evolution (1st Evolution): Counts as the Elven and Genasi races for the purposes of effects and magical items. As a 2nd evolution, there is a 25% chance for any offspring to be a Genasi.

Most Woodfey Elves have the Earth Aspected Traits, to select other elemental traits please gain the game masters permission.

Attributes – Earth Aspected Traits

  • Ability Score Increase: Constitution +2
  • Appearance: Green eyes, Veins, Skin or Hair are trademarks of Earth Aspected characters.
  • Touch of the Earth (Earth aspect) While taking a short rest on raw unworked earth or stone, you can spend 1 HD to roll two dice and take the results of both.
  • Power of Matter (Earth aspect) When using (or effected by) Acid or Poison you add your proficiency bonus to the damage (or reduce damage taken) and cause your eyes to glow green till the start of your next turn.
  • Danger of Thought (Earth aspect) When hit by Lighting or Thunder damage you take additional damage equal to your proficiency. Lightning and Thunder effects you use, have their attack, damage and saving throw reduced by your proficiency instead of increased by it.
  • Earth Evolution: Counts as a Genasi for the purposes of using Earth Genasi effects and magical items, but not as a Earth Genasi. With every genasi offspring there is a d20 roll to determine their elemental aspect:
    • 80% chance of an Earth Aspected child (1 to 16)
    • 5% chance of an one of the other elements aspects. Air (17), Darkness (18), Fire (19), Water (20)

Woodfey Character Options

Woodfey Campaign Examples

Woodfey Elven Racial Magical Items


Items by Elven Race: (C8/U16/R6/VR4)

  • Bloodfey (Darkness) – Sacrificial elves of the Hollow World
  • Nomadfey (Air) – Traders and Crafters.
  • Seafey (Water) – They exist above and below the water.
  • Seasonfey (Elements) – All about change.
  • Shadowfey (Darkenss) – Albino elves of the underworld
  • Skyfey (Air) – Flying elves.
  • Spiritfey (Fire) – Chosen few of the gods.
  • Sunfey (Fire) – The more magically inclined elves.
  • Wildfey (Earth) – Specialise in stalking and hunting.
  • Woodfey (Earth) – Specialise in material relating to the forests.
Common Elven Items (8)

Common Item Value
Price: (1d6+1) x10 gp (20 to 70 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 50 gp or 25 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Uncommon Elven Items (16)

Uncommon Item Value
Price: (1d6) x100 gp (100 to 600 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 400 gp or 200 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Rare Elven Items (7)

Rare Item Value
Price: 2d10 x1,000 gp (2,000 to 20,000) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 12,000 gp or 6,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Very Rare Elven Items (4)

Very Rare Item Value
Price: (1d4+1) x10,000 gp (20,000 to 50,000 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 30,000 gp or 15,000 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.

Designing the Woodfey Elves

These are based on the Wood Elves.

Content Updates

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