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|biome = [[Lindon]], [[Rivendell]]
 
|biome = [[Lindon]], [[Rivendell]]
|members = [[Lindon Elf]] ([[Lindon Lord|lord]], [[Lindon Warrior|warrior]].[[Lindon Smith|smith]]), [[Rivendell Elf]] ([[Rivendell Captain|captain]], [[Rivendell Warrior| warrior]], [[Rivendell Smith|smith]], [[Rivendell Wanderer|wanderer]])
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|members = [[Lindon Elf]] ([[Lindon Lord|lord]], [[Lindon Warrior|warrior]], [[Lindon Smith|smith]]), [[Rivendell Elf]] ([[Rivendell Captain|captain]], [[Rivendell Warrior| warrior]], [[Rivendell Smith|smith]], [[Rivendell Wanderer|wanderer]])
 
|alignment = HIGH_ELF
 
|alignment = HIGH_ELF
 
|crafting table = {{CT|High Elven}}, {{CT|Rivendell}}
 
|crafting table = {{CT|High Elven}}, {{CT|Rivendell}}
 
|shield = [[File:High Elf Shield.png|frameless|Shield of the Fair Realm]]<br /><br />[[File:Rivendell_Shield2.png|frameless|Shield of Imladris]]
 
|shield = [[File:High Elf Shield.png|frameless|Shield of the Fair Realm]]<br /><br />[[File:Rivendell_Shield2.png|frameless|Shield of Imladris]]
 
|banner = [[File:High Elf Banner.PNG|100px|frameless|High Elves]]<br /><br />[[File:Rivendell_Banner.png|100px|frameless|Rivendell]]
 
|banner = [[File:High Elf Banner.PNG|100px|frameless|High Elves]]<br /><br />[[File:Rivendell_Banner.png|100px|frameless|Rivendell]]
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This article is about the faction. For the NPCs, go to [[Lindon Elf]] or [[Rivendell Elf]].
   
''This article is about the faction. For the NPCs, go to [[Lindon Elf]] or [[Rivendell Elf]].''
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{{Quote|[The Quendi] were a race high and beautiful, the older Children of the world, and among them the Eldar were as kings, who now are gone: the People of the Great Journey, the People of the Stars. They were tall, fair of skin and grey-eyed, though their locks were dark, save in the golden house of Finarfin; and their voices had more melodies than any mortal voice that now is heard.|''The Lord of the Rings''|Appendix F}}
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The '''High Elves''' are the most powerful and knowledgeable of Elves in Middle-earth, being part of the ancient Noldor race. They reside in [[Lindon]] and [[Rivendell]], two of the few remaining safe-havens for their kind.
 
   
Throughout the Third Age, the High Elves decide to leave Middle-earth and return to their home in the Undying Lands beyond the [[Ocean|sea]]. This means that their kind is declining, and there is little strength left in them anymore.
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The '''High Elves''' are the most powerful and wise of Elves in Middle-earth, having seen the Light of the Two Trees, and having studied under the Valar. They reside in [[Lindon]] and [[Rivendell]], two of the few remaining safe-havens for their kind.
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Throughout the Second and Third Ages, many of their people have left Middle-earth and returned to their home of Eldamar, in the Undying Lands beyond the [[Ocean|Sea]]. And through countless years they have seen all their valour and forlorn deeds wrested into the endless dusk in which they now abide.
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
The High Elves are separated in two subfactions, the Elves of Lindon, under Lord Cirdan the Shipwright, and the Elves of Rivendell, under Lord Elrond.
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The people of the High Elves are separated into two subfactions: the Elves of Lindon, under Lord Círdan the Shipwright, and the Elves of Rivendell, under Master Elrond Half-elven.
   
 
=== Lindon ===
 
=== Lindon ===
   
Lindon was founded at the beginning of the Second Age by Gil-galad, last king of the Noldor in Middle-earth. Gil-galad set up his capital at Forlond (then the main city of the realm), with many Noldor and Lord Elrond. Meanwhile Celeborn, Celebrimbor and Galadriel set up in Harlond with a following of Sindar. The realm expanded to encompass the entirety of western Eriador, and alliance was declared anew with Numenor.[[File:Gil galad by marta aguado garrido-d8oj61w.jpg|thumb|375x375px|A rendition of the High King Gil-galad.]]In SA 700, many Noldor under Celeborn, along with Celebrimbor and Galadriel, moved eastwards, and colonized [[Eregion]] on the slopes of the Misty Mountains. That realm also grew in size and power, while in the West Cirdan the Shipwright founded the twin havens of Mithlond.
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Our fair realm, Lindon, was founded at the beginning of the Second Age by Gil-galad, last High King of the Ñoldor in Middle-earth. Gil-galad made his capital at Forlond, with many Ñoldor and his herald Elrond. The Sindarin lords, Celeborn their chief, settled in Harlond with a following of Sindar. The realm encompassed the entirety of western Eriador beyond the Lune, and fair were our days in the green lands of the kindly West.[[File:Gil galad by marta aguado garrido-d8oj61w.jpg|thumb|375x375px|The High King Gil-galad.]] In S.A. 700, many of the Ñoldor, led by Celeborn and with Celebrimbor and Galadriel, moved eastwards, and colonized [[Eregion]] on the slopes of the Misty Mountains. That realm grew great in the skill of crafts, for they had an alliance with the Dwarves of Khazad-dûm. In the West, Círdan the Shipwright and his people, the Falathrim of Beleriand, founded the twin havens of Mithlond.
   
However, [[Sauron]] was aware of the Elves, and in SA 1200 he approached Lindon, under the disguise of Annatar Aulendil. But Gil-galad did not trust, him, and so Annatar left, and went to Eregion. There, he worked his mischief, teaching Celebrimbor of ring-lore. But the Elves were decieved, for another Ring, besides the Seven, Nine, and Three, and all the lesser Rings, was made, to dominate all the others. Celebrimbor however heard the words of Sauron, and the Elves took off their Rings. About this time Glorfindel appeared out of the West, reborn and having travelled from Numenor to return to Middle-earth.
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However, [[Sauron]] was aware of us, and begrudged us our peace. In S.A. 1200 he approached Lindon, under the disguise of one Aulendil. But Gil-galad did not trust him, for those among us who remembered Valinor said that this Aulendil had not been in the train of Aulë in Valinor. And so Sauron left, and went to Eregion. The Ñoldor of Eregion were of a kind suited to science and technology, and they thirsted relentlessly for knowledge. And so Sauron exploited their desire to preserve the lands from decay, which we in our arrogance believed we could stem. He taught Celebrimbor and the Gwaith-i-Mírdain of ring-lore, which would create, he said, realms to emulate Valinor. But the Elves were deceived. Yet as the Dark Lord upheld his Ring and his victory waxed, Celebrimbor heard his gloating words, and we knew we had been betrayed. But alas! We could not bring ourselves to destroy our rings, for our crest had not yet fallen and our vanity was still great.
   
To Lindon came two of the Three rings, Narya and Vilya, and they were kept by Gil-galad, who sent messages to Numenor with pleas for aid. Elrond with an army was sent to Eregion, but it was not enough, for in SA 1695 Sauron attacked Eregion, and destroyed it, cruelly slaying Celebrimbor. Elrond fled north, and was besieged in a valley that would later become known as Imladris. And Sauron's power was spread from coast to coast, but he could not yet enter Lindon, or cross the River Lhun.
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Gil-galad, hearing of the betrayal from Celebrimbor, sent messages to Númenor with pleas for aid, for Lindon and Númenor had established tides to contain the Shadow of the East long ago. Elrond with a host of the Elves of Lindon was sent to Eregion, but it was not enough. For in S.A. 1695 Sauron came out of Calenardhon, and he attacked Eregion and destroyed it. Thus fell Ost-in-Edhil, with all its beauty, knowledge, and crafts, and its fair houses and smithies. Elrond fled north and was besieged in a valley that would later become known as Imladris. And Sauron's power was spread from coast to coast, but he could not yet enter Lindon, or cross the River Lhun.
   
 
[[File:Al Young - The Grey Havens.jpg|thumb|234x234px|The Grey Havens of Mithlond]]
 
[[File:Al Young - The Grey Havens.jpg|thumb|234x234px|The Grey Havens of Mithlond]]
   
The army of Lindon was defending desperately the Grey Havens when the fleet of Numenor, under the prince Ciryatur, arrived. They cast back Sauron's host, and embattled him at Tharbad. Sauron fled from that war with naught but a bodyguard, and in his absence the power of Gil-galad waxed, until it was greatest of all free kingdoms of Middle-earth, save one only. But at this time many Elves, not wishing to face evil incarnate again in Middle-earth, took ship to Aman, and passed out of knowledge.
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The host of Lindon defended the Grey Havens desperately until the fleet of Númenor arrived. The valour of Men, great in those days, cast back Sauron's host and embattled him at Tharbad. Sauron fled from that war with nought but a bodyguard, and in his absence, the power of Gil-galad waxed, until it was greatest of all the free kingdoms of Middle-earth. But we knew that the Darkness had returned to the world, all our struggles without victory; and many of our kin fled into the west, to Aman under the guardianship of the Valar.
 
[[File:800px-Matěj Čadil - Lindon.jpg|thumb|235x235px|A quiet green country beneath Isil the Fair]]
 
 
After the Downfall of Numenor, the Elves recieved Elendil Voronwe warmly, and built for him the White Towers on the borders of Lindon. But when Sauron returned, all the Elves of Lindon marched to war. To Imladris where was Elrond, and thence to the Black Gate, drawing all manners of elf, men, dwarf, and even birds and beasts into their host, the Last Alliance of Men and Elves embattled the Black Gates of Mordor.
 
   
 
[[File:Ted-nasmith-the-end-of-the-age.jpg|thumb|234x234px|The Gulf of Lune in moonlight.]]
 
[[File:Ted-nasmith-the-end-of-the-age.jpg|thumb|234x234px|The Gulf of Lune in moonlight.]]
   
There was great struggle on the plains of Dagorlad, and many fell upon both side, but by the Spear of Gil-galad and the Sword of Elendil, Aeglos and Narsil, the Alliance had the victory. From there they besieged the Dark Tower itself, and for seven years there was death and cruel deeds in that dreadful plain. Until Sauron came forth, and did battle with Gil-galad, and Elendil of Numenor. Elendil fell beneath Sauron, and Gil-galad was burnt, as a star failing in a supernova. But Sauron fell too, and from his wounded body Isildur cut the One Ring, and his spirit fled.
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Little was known to us of the strife in Númenor until it was too late for us to intervene. Great waves shattered the coasts of Lindon, and many fair houses were sundered. When he escaped the wreck of the West on his tattered ships, we received Elendil Voronwë. We built for him the White Towers on the borders of Lindon and kept it under the guardianship of Círdan. But Sauron again returned, for his death was not final. In the War of the Last Alliance, all of our kin marched to battle. I remember their bright banners and swords, like to the great battles of the Elder Days. And yet not so many, nor so fair, as when Thangorodrim was broken, and we deemed that evil was ended forever, and it was not so.
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[[File:Rivendell archer sketch by merlkir.jpg|thumb|384x384px|An archer of the Havens]]
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There was a great struggle on the plains of Dagorlad, and many fell upon both sides, but by the Spear of Gil-galad and the Sword of Elendil, Aeglos and Narsil, we had the victory. From the Black Gate we besieged the Dark Tower itself, and for seven years there was death and cruel deeds in that dreadful plain. Until Sauron came forth and did battle with Gil-galad, and Elendil of Númenor. Elendil fell beneath Sauron, and Gil-galad was slain, as a star burning in its death. But Sauron fell too, and his spirit fled. But he was not defeated, and the deaths of so many fair and glorious were for nought.
   
The Elves returned to Lindon, their strength severely reduced. Cirdan the Shipwright, wielding Narya, became leader of the Grey Havens, and over the course of the Third Age Elves gradually sailed from them westward. At about this time the Istari arrived, as emissaries from the West.
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We returned to Lindon, victorious yet broken, our strength severely reduced. For Gil-galad was dead, and many fair and noble lords beside him, and at the last, our strength had ended. Círdan the Shipwright was leader of the Grey Havens, and over the course of the Third Age, those who remained of us sailed westward, ever sailing. The Men of Westernesse were diminished, and their city of Annúminas beside Lake Evendim fell into ruin; the heirs of Valandil removed themselves from Annúminas and dwelt in Fornost Erain on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate. For the Dúnedain of Arnor dwindled, and their foes devoured them, and their lordship passed, leaving only green mounds in the grassy hills.
[[File:The grey havens by careldewinter-d5giarf.jpg|thumb|235x235px|Grey ships pass, into the West]]
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[[File:The grey havens by careldewinter-d5giarf.jpg|thumb|235x235px|Grey ships pass, into the West]] Gondolin now lies in rubbles beneath the Sundering Sea. And when Gondolin fell, its survivors fled to Eregion, but where now is Eregion? Heaped and strewn in wild wastes on the western foothills of the Misty Mountains. The proud Kingdom of the Ñoldor, now little more than a barren home of birds! Do you see now, the vanity of our labours? Do you now understand the sorrowful mourning of our hearts? Night will come, and when it does, there will be no dawn, no dew upon the emerald fields, nor silver mists on the crystal streams, only a dead silence, the echo-less cry of endless night. [[File:TN-Elves in the Woody End.jpg|thumb|235x235px|Elves traveling to the Havens]]
[[File:TN-Elves in the Woody End.jpg|thumb|235x235px|Elves traveling to the Havens]]
 
   
But, when Angmar rose, peace departed. The Elves of Lindon sent, for the majority of the Angmar war, sporadic aid to Arnor, staving off the inevitable defeat. Upon the fall of Fornost, they recieved numerous survivors from the battle and attempted to rescue Arvedui in Forochel. But, though Cirdan's mariners were skilled, they could not save the vessel from the ice, and the ship foundered. But hope was not lost, for the next year a massive invasion force of Gondorians and Northmen sailed to Lindon, and with aid from the Elves and Arthedain they routed the army of the Witch-king, and slew all of Angmar's people upon the field.
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We leave the shores of Middle-earth, where all our hope and power is spent. All of Endor has become grey, as the dominion of Men draws near and the shadow waxes in the East. Those of us that now remain are few in number, as ever more Elves fly across the Sea to Aman. The last of the High Elves of Lindon live in the three great havens of the realm, or in wandering companies across Eriador. We now must make ready to depart or do battle, for though the Light remains on Lindon still, outside the Shadow is growing. But should the end come, and we shall be forced to fight our last fight, we will do so valiantly. Rise, rise to the hour, sons of the Ñoldor, the time of our fulfilment draws nigh! For verily we are the people of the stars, and the stars hold no fear of night!
   
The last days of the Third Age are a time of waning for the Eldar, as they leave the shores of Middle-earth and return West. All of Endor is become grey, as the dominion of Men draws near and the shadow waxes in the East. Those that now remain are few in number, as ever more Elves fly across the Sea to Aman. The last large groups of the High Elves of Lindon live in the three great havens of the realm, or in wandering companies across Eriador. These now must make ready to depart or fight, for though the Light remains on Lindon still, outside the Shadow is growing. But should the end come, and the Elves of Lindon be forced to fight their last fight, they will do so valiantly. Rising, rise to the hour sons of Gil-Galad, the time of their fulfillment draws nigh! For verily they are the people of the stars, and the stars hold no fear of night!
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=== Imladris ===
 
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=== Rivendell ===
 
 
[[File:Rivjrrt2.jpg|thumb|250px|The House of Elrond in the vale of Imladris]]
 
[[File:Rivjrrt2.jpg|thumb|250px|The House of Elrond in the vale of Imladris]]
Rivendell, or Imladris, was founded in SA 1697 by Lord Elrond. After the fall of Eregion, Elrond retreated northward with the remnants of his and Eregion's armies. They took refuge on a high plateau near the Bruinen river, with their headquarters in a deep ravine. There they held out against an army of Orcs, left behind by Sauron to bottle them up. However, the siege was lifted in SA 1700, when the army of Numenor came to the aid of the beleaguered Elves.
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Our fair home, Imladris, was founded in S.A. 1697 by Lord Elrond. When Eregion was vanquished, Elrond retreated northward with the remnants of his host. We took refuge on a high plateau near the Bruinen river, with their camp in a deep ravine. There we defended against an army of Orcs, and our victory looked hopeless. But the siege was broken in S.A. 1700, when the army of Númenor came to the succour of our beleaguered warriors.
[[File:Anna Kulisz - Elrond.jpg|thumb|293x293px|Lord Elrond of Imladris]]
 
 
[[File:Horsemen.jpg|thumb|251x251px|Elladan and Elrohir, sons of Elrond]]
 
[[File:Horsemen.jpg|thumb|251x251px|Elladan and Elrohir, sons of Elrond]]
[[File:Bilbo and lindir by merlkir-d8ia30v.jpg|thumb|250px|The Last Homely House east of the Sea.]][[File:Jan Pospíšil - Battle of Fornost.jpg|thumb|250px|Glorfindel drives off the Witch-king]]A Council was held in Rivendell after the War of the Elves and Sauron, with Gil-galad, Elrond, and Círdan present. There, Gil-galad bestowed in secret to Elrond the ring Vilya, and decreed that the power base of the Noldor in the east would be in Imladris rather than Eregion. <span>Rivendell was then for a time a fortress, and during the Last Alliance served as a base for the Elves and Arnorians as they marched to war. Three years were spent there by the host of the Alliance, training and preparing for battle. The troops in Rivendell were part of the army of Lindon, and marched under Gil-Galad's banners.</span>
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[[File:Bilbo and lindir by merlkir-d8ia30v.jpg|thumb|250px|The Last Homely House east of the Sea.]] The first White Council was held in Imladris after the War of the Elves and Sauron. There, Gil-galad decreed that the power base of the Noldor in the east would be in Imladris rather than Eregion. Our valley was then for a time a fortress, and during the final years of the Second Age, we served as a camp for the Alliance as they marched to war. Three years were spent there by the host of the West. The fair warriors in Imladris, clad in silver and blue, were part of the army of Lindon, and marched under Gil-galad's banners.
 
[[File:Arwen evenstar by achen089-d2p8nnc.jpg|thumb|327x327px|Arwen Undomiel, daughter of Elrond]]
 
[[File:Arwen evenstar by achen089-d2p8nnc.jpg|thumb|327x327px|Arwen Undomiel, daughter of Elrond]]
After the fall of Gil-galad and the end of the Second Age, Elrond remained in Imladris and built himself the palace, called the Last Homely House. During the Third Age it was a refuge and sanctuary; many Elves gathered there, and it was the chief dwelling of the Noldor in Eriador, with Lindon. Of those who lived there, none was mightier than Glorfindel, who after his participation in the War of the Elves and Sauron and the Last Alliance came to dwell in the Hidden Valley. The heirs of Isildur were also harbored there, for their enrichment and education in lore and history. Rivendell maintained this relationship with the North Kingdom throughout the Third Age, and Elrond and his people remained steadfast allies to the heirs of Isildur. After T.A. 1000, the place became the traditional meeting-place for the White Council.
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Following the fall of Gil-galad in Mordor and the end of the Second Age, Elrond remained in Imladris and built himself a refuge and sanctuary, called The Last Homely House East of the Sea. During the Third Age; many of our people have gathered here, and it is the chief dwelling of the Ñoldor in Eriador. Of us who live here, none is mightier than Glorfindel, who after the War of the Elves and Sauron and the Last Alliance came to dwell in the Hidden Valley. The heirs of Isildur were harboured here, for their enrichment and education in lore and history and their protection. Rivendell maintained a relationship with the North Kingdom throughout the Third Age, and our people remained steadfast allies to the heirs of Isildur.
   
Danger came to Eriador around T.A. 1300 when the Witch-Kingdom of Angmar was established in the north-east beyond the Ettenmoors. It was late in the reign of Arveleg I that Rivendell was besieged by Angmar. After an incursion by Angmar into Eriador in T.A. 1409, the Elves of Rivendell joined those of Lindon in subduing the power of the Witch-king for many years. In the last battle at Fornost, the Elves of Imladris participated, with Glorfindel leading a host from Rivendell and Lorien to decimate the fleeing Orcs and personally drive off the Witch-king.
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But danger came to Eriador around T.A. 1300 when the Witch-Kingdom of Angmar was established in the north-east beyond the Ettenmoors. It was late in the reign of Arveleg I that we were besieged by Angmar, and our home only saved by the valour of Arnor. After an incursion by Angmar into Eriador in T.A. 1409, the Eldar of Imladris joined those of Lindon in subduing the power of the Witch-king for many years. In the last battle at Fornost Erain we fought with the Host of the West, for Glorfindel led a host from Rivendell and Lothlórien to rout the Orcs and personally drive off the Witch-king.[[File:800px-Anke Eißmann - The Hall of Fire.jpg|thumb|252x252px|Lord Elrond, with his daughter Arwen and Lord Aragorn of the Dunedain]]
   
After the end of the North-kingdom in T.A. 1975, Aranarth, the first Chieftain of the Dúnedain, had his son fostered in Rivendell, as were all subsequent sons of the chieftains. The heirlooms and treasures of the house of Isildur, including the shards of Narsil, were also kept there after Arvedui's death.
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But after the destruction of Angmar, there was still grief in the Hidden Valley. In T.A. 2509, Celebrían wife of Elrond was seized by Orcs while crossing the Redhorn Pass between Lothlórien and Imladris. The Sons of Elrond, Elrohir and Elladan, came to her rescue, but she had endured much torment and departed west later that year, to the great sorrow of Elrond. As such their hatred of the Orcs is bitter, and ever they ride with the Dúnedain of the North to defend Eriador from the Shadow. For here in the forgotten north must we Elves be as the stars, a guide for the weary traveller, and a beacon of hope for the lost.  [[File:Tld intro rivendell by merlkir.jpg|thumb|267x267px|Guardians of the House of Elrond]]
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Imladris remains as one of the last bulwarks of the High Elves in Middle-earth, where Elrond and our folk keep watch over the Westlands. We give our love to the evening, singing many songs and telling many tales, preserving the memory of the Elder Days. But as the power of the Enemy grows again, we will become an island under siege, and if we do not depart westward soon, we may be forced to fight once more in a war we cannot win. And with hewn helm and tattered shield, cloven horn and broken sword would I still hold the barricades of Elbereth against our foes! For at last the end of our role is upon us, our part nearly played; yet we shall make a grand end, a tale that shall be sung for a thousand ''yéni'' in Valimar!
But after the destruction of Angmar, there was still grief in the Hidden Valley. In TA 2509, Celebrian wife of Elrond was seized by Orcs while crossing the Redhorn Pass between Lorien and Rivendell. The Sons of Elrond, Elrohir and Elladan, came to her rescue, but she had endured torment and departed west later that year, to the great sorrow of Elrond. As such their hatred of the Orcs is bitter, and ever they ride with the Dunedain of the North to defend Eriador from their Shadow.
 
 
During the Quest of Erebor, The Dwarves of Thorin's company, with the Halfling Bilbo Baggins, visited Imladris to rest before crossing the Misty Mountains. There they met Lord Elrond, who gave advice and guidance to their quest, along with supplies and provisions. On the return journey, Mithrandir and Bilbo stopped here again before continuing on to the Halfling's land beyond Baranduin.
 
[[File:800px-Anke Eißmann - The Hall of Fire.jpg|thumb|252x252px|Lord Elrond, with his daughter Arwen and Lord Aragorn of the Dunedain]]
 
The current Chieftain of the Dunedain, Aragorn II, was fostered in Rivendell by Elrond. Known as "Estel" for his childhood, his true lineage was revealed to him at age 21. He met the Lady Arwen, returning from a visit to Lorien, that same day. But Aragorn left soon after, and fought with the Sons of Elrond on the marches of Eriador, and in the armies of Rohan and Gondor, and journeyed long in the south and east before returning to the North in TA 1980. Then on Cerin Amroth he and Arwen plighted their troth, and Elrond gave permission, but not until Aragorn is king of both Gondor and Arnor. That prospect looks dim.
 
[[File:Tld intro rivendell by merlkir.jpg|thumb|267x267px|Guardians of the House of Elrond]]
 
Rivendell remains as one of the last bulwarks of the High Elves in Middle-Earth, where Elrond and his folk keep watch over the Westlands. They give their love to the evening, singing many songs and telling many tales, preserving the memory of the Elder Days. But as the power of the Enemy grows again, it will become an island under siege, and if the Eldar of Rivendell do not depart Westward soon, they may be forced to fight once more in a war they cannot win. For at last the end of their role is upon them, their part nearly played, yet they shall make a grand end, a tale, sung for a thousand years on the feast halls of the Valor! Calim et Avathar! Light from the Shadow!
 
   
 
== Alignment ==
 
== Alignment ==
The High Elves are allied with all of the other Elf factions except Dorwinion and the Free People of Eriador, and is enemies with all of the servants of Sauron. Their area of influence contains the area around the Gulf of Lune and Imladris.
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The High Elves are allied with the Free People of Eriador and all of the other Elf factions except Dorwinion, and is enemies with all of the servants of Sauron. Their area of influence contains the area around the Gulf of Lune and Imladris.
   
 
[[File:Sphere High Elves.png|thumb|600px|left|High Elven areas of influence]]
 
[[File:Sphere High Elves.png|thumb|600px|left|High Elven areas of influence]]
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•Dúnedain of the North<br>
 
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•Gondor<br>
 
•Gondor<br>
 
•Hobbits<br>
 
•Hobbits<br>
•Lothlórien<br>
 
 
•Woodland Realm
 
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•Dunland<br>
 
•Durin's Folk<br>
 
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•Tauredain
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•Angmar<br>
 
•Angmar<br>
 
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•Half-trolls<br>
 
•Isengard<br>
 
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•Near Harad<br>
 
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=== Invasions ===
 
=== Invasions ===
Both Lindon and Rivendell have invasions. The Lindon invasions feature both Lindon units in the mod, while the Rivendell invasions feature both Rivendell units in the mod. Lindon invasions occur INSERT HERE, while Imladris invasions occur INSERT HERE
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Both Lindon and Rivendell have invasions. The Lindon invasions feature both Lindon units in the mod (mounted and unmounted [[Lindon Warrior]]s and [[Banner Bearer|Lindon Banner Bearer]]s), while the Rivendell invasions feature both Rivendell units in the mod (mounted and unmounted [[Rivendell Warrior]]s and [[Banner Bearer|Rivendell Banner Bearer]]s). Lindon invasions occur rarely in [[Angmar (Biome)|Angmar]], while Imladris invasions occur uncommonly in the [[Rivendell#Rivendell Hills|Rivendell Hills]] and rarely in [[Angmar (Biome)|Angmar]] and the [[Lone-lands]].
   
 
== NPCs ==
 
== NPCs ==
Though the Eldar are leaving Middle-earth, their strength is not yet all gone. The remains of their ancient armies are prepared to fight one final battle against the forces of shadow.
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Though the Eldar are leaving Middle-earth, their strength had not waned completely. The remains of their ancient armies are prepared to fight one final battle against the forces of the Shadow.
   
 
=== Lindon ===
 
=== Lindon ===
*[[Lindon Elf]] - The inhabitants of Lindon, the Lindon Elves are a mix of Sindar, Noldor, and some Laiquendi. They are unarmoured, but wield bows and daggers.
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*[[Lindon Elf]] - The inhabitants of Lindon, the Lindon Elves come from the folk of the Ñoldor and Sindar. They are unarmoured, but wield bows and daggers.
*[[Lindon Lord]] - The Noldorin lords of the Last Fair Realm, the Lindon Lords hire out troops to players. Clad in Lindon Armour and wielding a bow and blade, any foe would do well to avoid them.
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*[[Lindon Lord]] - The Ñoldorin princes of the Last Fair Realm, Lindon Lords may on occasion dispatch warriors to serve with the noblest of men. Clad in Lindon Armour and wielding a bow and blade, any foe would do well to avoid them.
 
*[[Lindon Warrior]] - Lindon Warriors defend the realm by the Sea from invaders. They are well-armed with blades and bows, and wear heavy Lindon Armour.
 
*[[Lindon Warrior]] - Lindon Warriors defend the realm by the Sea from invaders. They are well-armed with blades and bows, and wear heavy Lindon Armour.
*[[Banner Bearer|Lindon Banner Bearer]] - Guardians of the Havens of Lindon who carry the ancient banner of King Ereinion Gil-galad. Their presence inspires nearby warriors to new feats.
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*[[Banner Bearer|Lindon Banner Bearer]] - Guardians of the Havens of Lindon who carry the ancient banner of High King Gil-galad. Their presence inspires nearby warriors to new feats.
*[[Lindon Smith]] - The Noldorin smiths of Lindon are skilled and learned craftsmen. They sell armour and weapons to players.
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*[[Lindon Smith]] - The Ñoldorin smiths of Lindon are skilled craftsmen. They sell armour and weapons.
   
 
=== Rivendell ===
 
=== Rivendell ===
*[[Rivendell Elf]] - The Noldorin Elves of the Valley of Imladris. Though they lack armor, they are deadly accurate with their longbows, and their daggers are swift.
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*[[Rivendell Elf]] - The Ñoldorin Elves of the Valley of Imladris. Though they lack armour, they shoot deadly accurate arrows with their longbows, and their daggers are swift.
*[[Rivendell Captain]] - Lords of the Noldor, with the light of Valinor in their eyes, dwelling in both the Seen and Unseen. They sell soldiers to the worthy player.
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*[[Rivendell Captain]] - Lords of the Ñoldor, with the light of Valinor in their eyes, dwelling in both the Seen and Unseen. They may sell soldiers to the worthy, for the purpose of protecting Eriador.
*[[Rivendell Warrior]] - Knights of the Vale of Imladris, tasked with defending the Last Homely House. They are deadly foes for any trespassing Orc, armed with blades, bows, and Rivendell armor.
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*[[Rivendell Warrior]] - Knights of the Vale of Imladris, tasked with defending the Last Homely House. They are deadly foes for any trespassing Orc, armed with blades, bows, and Rivendell armour.
*[[Banner Bearer|Rivendell Banner Bearer]] - Warriors in the service of Lord Elrond, who bear his emblem proudly in the host of Rivendell. The sight of their silver banners gives strength to those near it.
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*[[Banner Bearer|Rivendell Banner Bearer]] - Warriors in the service of Master Elrond, who bear his emblem proudly within the host of Rivendell. The sight of their silver banners gives strength to those near it.
*[[Rivendell Smith]] - Elven smiths, of the kind that forged the Rings of Power and the sword Anduril. They sell weapons and armour.
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*[[Rivendell Smith]] - Elven-smiths, of the kind that forged the Rings of Power and the spear Aeglos. They sell weapons and armour.
*[[Rivendell Wanderer]] - Elves who wander across Middle-earth trading their wares. They sell weapons and other RIvendell products.
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*[[Rivendell Wanderer]] - Elves who wander across Middle-earth trading their wares. They sell weapons and other Rivendell products.
 
== Structures ==
 
== Structures ==
The Noldor were known for their skill at stonework, and have several elegant and beautiful structures for both military and civilian purposes.
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The Ñoldor were known for their skill at stonework, and have several elegant and beautiful structures for both military and civilian purposes.
 
=== Lindon ===
 
=== Lindon ===
*[[High Elven Hall|Lindon Hall]] - The grand halls of the Elves of Lindon, many-pillared and filled with the banners of the Last Fair Realm. Only the wealthy among the Eldar live in these.
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*[[High Elven Hall|Lindon Hall]] - The grand halls of the Elves of Lindon, many-pillared and filled with the banners of the Last Fair Realm. Only the wealthy among the Elves live in these.
 
*[[High Elven House|Lindon House]] - Homes of the majority of the Elves of Lindon, these simple yet elegant abodes have two floors and open-air windows.
 
*[[High Elven House|Lindon House]] - Homes of the majority of the Elves of Lindon, these simple yet elegant abodes have two floors and open-air windows.
*[[Elven Smithy|Lindon Smithy]] - Workplace of the famed smiths of the Noldor. Here one can purchase forged goods from the residing blacksmith.
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*[[Elven Smithy|Lindon Smithy]] - Workplace of the famed smiths of the Ñoldor. Here one can purchase forged goods from the residing blacksmith.
 
*[[Lindon Tower]] - Towers built during the reign of Gil-galad, here can be found garrisons of Lindon Warriors and a captain of the Host of the Eldar.
 
*[[Lindon Tower]] - Towers built during the reign of Gil-galad, here can be found garrisons of Lindon Warriors and a captain of the Host of the Eldar.
 
=== Rivendell ===
 
=== Rivendell ===
*[[High Elven Hall|Rivendell Hall]] - Mansions of Eldarin lords, these large structures are found rather uncommonly in the Vale of Imladris, and are home to several Rivendell Elves.
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*[[High Elven Hall|Rivendell Hall]] - Mansions of Elven lords, these large structures are found rather uncommonly in the Vale of Imladris, and are home to several Rivendell Elves.
 
*[[High Elven House|Rivendell House]] - Smaller buildings found in small groups about the Vale, home to most of those Elves that yet dwell in the realm of Lord Elrond.
 
*[[High Elven House|Rivendell House]] - Smaller buildings found in small groups about the Vale, home to most of those Elves that yet dwell in the realm of Lord Elrond.
 
*[[Elven Smithy|Rivendell Smithy]] - These structures, built during the War of the Last Alliance to provide weapons to the host of Gil-galad and Elendil, are used today by Rivendell Smiths to sell ironmongery.
 
*[[Elven Smithy|Rivendell Smithy]] - These structures, built during the War of the Last Alliance to provide weapons to the host of Gil-galad and Elendil, are used today by Rivendell Smiths to sell ironmongery.

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This article is about the faction. For the NPCs, go to Lindon Elf or Rivendell Elf.

[The Quendi] were a race high and beautiful, the older Children of the world, and among them the Eldar were as kings, who now are gone: the People of the Great Journey, the People of the Stars. They were tall, fair of skin and grey-eyed, though their locks were dark, save in the golden house of Finarfin; and their voices had more melodies than any mortal voice that now is heard.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F


The High Elves are the most powerful and wise of Elves in Middle-earth, having seen the Light of the Two Trees, and having studied under the Valar. They reside in Lindon and Rivendell, two of the few remaining safe-havens for their kind.

Throughout the Second and Third Ages, many of their people have left Middle-earth and returned to their home of Eldamar, in the Undying Lands beyond the Sea. And through countless years they have seen all their valour and forlorn deeds wrested into the endless dusk in which they now abide.

History Edit

The people of the High Elves are separated into two subfactions: the Elves of Lindon, under Lord Círdan the Shipwright, and the Elves of Rivendell, under Master Elrond Half-elven.

Lindon Edit

Our fair realm, Lindon, was founded at the beginning of the Second Age by Gil-galad, last High King of the Ñoldor in Middle-earth. Gil-galad made his capital at Forlond, with many Ñoldor and his herald Elrond. The Sindarin lords, Celeborn their chief, settled in Harlond with a following of Sindar. The realm encompassed the entirety of western Eriador beyond the Lune, and fair were our days in the green lands of the kindly West.
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The High King Gil-galad.

In S.A. 700, many of the Ñoldor, led by Celeborn and with Celebrimbor and Galadriel, moved eastwards, and colonized Eregion on the slopes of the Misty Mountains. That realm grew great in the skill of crafts, for they had an alliance with the Dwarves of Khazad-dûm. In the West, Círdan the Shipwright and his people, the Falathrim of Beleriand, founded the twin havens of Mithlond.

However, Sauron was aware of us, and begrudged us our peace. In S.A. 1200 he approached Lindon, under the disguise of one Aulendil. But Gil-galad did not trust him, for those among us who remembered Valinor said that this Aulendil had not been in the train of Aulë in Valinor. And so Sauron left, and went to Eregion. The Ñoldor of Eregion were of a kind suited to science and technology, and they thirsted relentlessly for knowledge. And so Sauron exploited their desire to preserve the lands from decay, which we in our arrogance believed we could stem. He taught Celebrimbor and the Gwaith-i-Mírdain of ring-lore, which would create, he said, realms to emulate Valinor. But the Elves were deceived. Yet as the Dark Lord upheld his Ring and his victory waxed, Celebrimbor heard his gloating words, and we knew we had been betrayed. But alas! We could not bring ourselves to destroy our rings, for our crest had not yet fallen and our vanity was still great.

Gil-galad, hearing of the betrayal from Celebrimbor, sent messages to Númenor with pleas for aid, for Lindon and Númenor had established tides to contain the Shadow of the East long ago. Elrond with a host of the Elves of Lindon was sent to Eregion, but it was not enough. For in S.A. 1695 Sauron came out of Calenardhon, and he attacked Eregion and destroyed it. Thus fell Ost-in-Edhil, with all its beauty, knowledge, and crafts, and its fair houses and smithies. Elrond fled north and was besieged in a valley that would later become known as Imladris. And Sauron's power was spread from coast to coast, but he could not yet enter Lindon, or cross the River Lhun.

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The Grey Havens of Mithlond

The host of Lindon defended the Grey Havens desperately until the fleet of Númenor arrived. The valour of Men, great in those days, cast back Sauron's host and embattled him at Tharbad. Sauron fled from that war with nought but a bodyguard, and in his absence, the power of Gil-galad waxed, until it was greatest of all the free kingdoms of Middle-earth. But we knew that the Darkness had returned to the world, all our struggles without victory; and many of our kin fled into the west, to Aman under the guardianship of the Valar.

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The Gulf of Lune in moonlight.

Little was known to us of the strife in Númenor until it was too late for us to intervene. Great waves shattered the coasts of Lindon, and many fair houses were sundered. When he escaped the wreck of the West on his tattered ships, we received Elendil Voronwë. We built for him the White Towers on the borders of Lindon and kept it under the guardianship of Círdan. But Sauron again returned, for his death was not final. In the War of the Last Alliance, all of our kin marched to battle. I remember their bright banners and swords, like to the great battles of the Elder Days. And yet not so many, nor so fair, as when Thangorodrim was broken, and we deemed that evil was ended forever, and it was not so.

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An archer of the Havens

There was a great struggle on the plains of Dagorlad, and many fell upon both sides, but by the Spear of Gil-galad and the Sword of Elendil, Aeglos and Narsil, we had the victory. From the Black Gate we besieged the Dark Tower itself, and for seven years there was death and cruel deeds in that dreadful plain. Until Sauron came forth and did battle with Gil-galad, and Elendil of Númenor. Elendil fell beneath Sauron, and Gil-galad was slain, as a star burning in its death. But Sauron fell too, and his spirit fled. But he was not defeated, and the deaths of so many fair and glorious were for nought.

We returned to Lindon, victorious yet broken, our strength severely reduced. For Gil-galad was dead, and many fair and noble lords beside him, and at the last, our strength had ended. Círdan the Shipwright was leader of the Grey Havens, and over the course of the Third Age, those who remained of us sailed westward, ever sailing. The Men of Westernesse were diminished, and their city of Annúminas beside Lake Evendim fell into ruin; the heirs of Valandil removed themselves from Annúminas and dwelt in Fornost Erain on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate. For the Dúnedain of Arnor dwindled, and their foes devoured them, and their lordship passed, leaving only green mounds in the grassy hills.

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Grey ships pass, into the West

Gondolin now lies in rubbles beneath the Sundering Sea. And when Gondolin fell, its survivors fled to Eregion, but where now is Eregion? Heaped and strewn in wild wastes on the western foothills of the Misty Mountains. The proud Kingdom of the Ñoldor, now little more than a barren home of birds! Do you see now, the vanity of our labours? Do you now understand the sorrowful mourning of our hearts? Night will come, and when it does, there will be no dawn, no dew upon the emerald fields, nor silver mists on the crystal streams, only a dead silence, the echo-less cry of endless night. 
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Elves traveling to the Havens

We leave the shores of Middle-earth, where all our hope and power is spent. All of Endor has become grey, as the dominion of Men draws near and the shadow waxes in the East. Those of us that now remain are few in number, as ever more Elves fly across the Sea to Aman. The last of the High Elves of Lindon live in the three great havens of the realm, or in wandering companies across Eriador. We now must make ready to depart or do battle, for though the Light remains on Lindon still, outside the Shadow is growing. But should the end come, and we shall be forced to fight our last fight, we will do so valiantly. Rise, rise to the hour, sons of the Ñoldor, the time of our fulfilment draws nigh! For verily we are the people of the stars, and the stars hold no fear of night!


Imladris Edit

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The House of Elrond in the vale of Imladris

Our fair home, Imladris, was founded in S.A. 1697 by Lord Elrond. When Eregion was vanquished, Elrond retreated northward with the remnants of his host. We took refuge on a high plateau near the Bruinen river, with their camp in a deep ravine. There we defended against an army of Orcs, and our victory looked hopeless. But the siege was broken in S.A. 1700, when the army of Númenor came to the succour of our beleaguered warriors.

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Elladan and Elrohir, sons of Elrond

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The Last Homely House east of the Sea.

The first White Council was held in Imladris after the War of the Elves and Sauron. There, Gil-galad decreed that the power base of the Noldor in the east would be in Imladris rather than Eregion. Our valley was then for a time a fortress, and during the final years of the Second Age, we served as a camp for the Alliance as they marched to war. Three years were spent there by the host of the West. The fair warriors in Imladris, clad in silver and blue, were part of the army of Lindon, and marched under Gil-galad's banners.
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Arwen Undomiel, daughter of Elrond

Following the fall of Gil-galad in Mordor and the end of the Second Age, Elrond remained in Imladris and built himself a refuge and sanctuary, called The Last Homely House East of the Sea. During the Third Age; many of our people have gathered here, and it is the chief dwelling of the Ñoldor in Eriador. Of us who live here, none is mightier than Glorfindel, who after the War of the Elves and Sauron and the Last Alliance came to dwell in the Hidden Valley. The heirs of Isildur were harboured here, for their enrichment and education in lore and history and their protection. Rivendell maintained a relationship with the North Kingdom throughout the Third Age, and our people remained steadfast allies to the heirs of Isildur.

But danger came to Eriador around T.A. 1300 when the Witch-Kingdom of Angmar was established in the north-east beyond the Ettenmoors. It was late in the reign of Arveleg I that we were besieged by Angmar, and our home only saved by the valour of Arnor. After an incursion by Angmar into Eriador in T.A. 1409, the Eldar of Imladris joined those of Lindon in subduing the power of the Witch-king for many years. In the last battle at Fornost Erain we fought with the Host of the West, for Glorfindel led a host from Rivendell and Lothlórien to rout the Orcs and personally drive off the Witch-king.
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Lord Elrond, with his daughter Arwen and Lord Aragorn of the Dunedain

But after the destruction of Angmar, there was still grief in the Hidden Valley. In T.A. 2509, Celebrían wife of Elrond was seized by Orcs while crossing the Redhorn Pass between Lothlórien and Imladris. The Sons of Elrond, Elrohir and Elladan, came to her rescue, but she had endured much torment and departed west later that year, to the great sorrow of Elrond. As such their hatred of the Orcs is bitter, and ever they ride with the Dúnedain of the North to defend Eriador from the Shadow. For here in the forgotten north must we Elves be as the stars, a guide for the weary traveller, and a beacon of hope for the lost. 
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Guardians of the House of Elrond

Imladris remains as one of the last bulwarks of the High Elves in Middle-earth, where Elrond and our folk keep watch over the Westlands. We give our love to the evening, singing many songs and telling many tales, preserving the memory of the Elder Days. But as the power of the Enemy grows again, we will become an island under siege, and if we do not depart westward soon, we may be forced to fight once more in a war we cannot win. And with hewn helm and tattered shield, cloven horn and broken sword would I still hold the barricades of Elbereth against our foes! For at last the end of our role is upon us, our part nearly played; yet we shall make a grand end, a tale that shall be sung for a thousand yéni in Valimar!

 Alignment Edit

The High Elves are allied with the Free People of Eriador and all of the other Elf factions except Dorwinion, and is enemies with all of the servants of Sauron. Their area of influence contains the area around the Gulf of Lune and Imladris.

Sphere High Elves

High Elven areas of influence

Inter-faction relations

Allies
Friends
Neutral
Enemies
Mortal Enemies
•Dúnedain of the North

•Fangorn
•Lothlórien

•Gondor

•Hobbits
•Woodland Realm

•Blue Mountains

•Dale
•Dorwinion
•Dunland
•Durin's Folk
•Morwaith
•Taurethrim

•Near Harad

•Rhúdel

•Angmar

•Dol Guldur
•Gundabad
•Half-trolls
•Isengard
•Mordor

Invasions Edit

Both Lindon and Rivendell have invasions. The Lindon invasions feature both Lindon units in the mod (mounted and unmounted Lindon Warriors and Lindon Banner Bearers), while the Rivendell invasions feature both Rivendell units in the mod (mounted and unmounted Rivendell Warriors and Rivendell Banner Bearers). Lindon invasions occur rarely in Angmar, while Imladris invasions occur uncommonly in the Rivendell Hills and rarely in Angmar and the Lone-lands.

NPCs Edit

Though the Eldar are leaving Middle-earth, their strength had not waned completely. The remains of their ancient armies are prepared to fight one final battle against the forces of the Shadow.

Lindon Edit

  • Lindon Elf - The inhabitants of Lindon, the Lindon Elves come from the folk of the Ñoldor and Sindar. They are unarmoured, but wield bows and daggers.
  • Lindon Lord - The Ñoldorin princes of the Last Fair Realm, Lindon Lords may on occasion dispatch warriors to serve with the noblest of men. Clad in Lindon Armour and wielding a bow and blade, any foe would do well to avoid them.
  • Lindon Warrior - Lindon Warriors defend the realm by the Sea from invaders. They are well-armed with blades and bows, and wear heavy Lindon Armour.
  • Lindon Banner Bearer - Guardians of the Havens of Lindon who carry the ancient banner of High King Gil-galad. Their presence inspires nearby warriors to new feats.
  • Lindon Smith - The Ñoldorin smiths of Lindon are skilled craftsmen. They sell armour and weapons.

Rivendell Edit

  • Rivendell Elf - The Ñoldorin Elves of the Valley of Imladris. Though they lack armour, they shoot deadly accurate arrows with their longbows, and their daggers are swift.
  • Rivendell Captain - Lords of the Ñoldor, with the light of Valinor in their eyes, dwelling in both the Seen and Unseen. They may sell soldiers to the worthy, for the purpose of protecting Eriador.
  • Rivendell Warrior - Knights of the Vale of Imladris, tasked with defending the Last Homely House. They are deadly foes for any trespassing Orc, armed with blades, bows, and Rivendell armour.
  • Rivendell Banner Bearer - Warriors in the service of Master Elrond, who bear his emblem proudly within the host of Rivendell. The sight of their silver banners gives strength to those near it.
  • Rivendell Smith - Elven-smiths, of the kind that forged the Rings of Power and the spear Aeglos. They sell weapons and armour.
  • Rivendell Wanderer - Elves who wander across Middle-earth trading their wares. They sell weapons and other Rivendell products.

Structures Edit

The Ñoldor were known for their skill at stonework, and have several elegant and beautiful structures for both military and civilian purposes.

Lindon Edit

  • Lindon Hall - The grand halls of the Elves of Lindon, many-pillared and filled with the banners of the Last Fair Realm. Only the wealthy among the Elves live in these.
  • Lindon House - Homes of the majority of the Elves of Lindon, these simple yet elegant abodes have two floors and open-air windows.
  • Lindon Smithy - Workplace of the famed smiths of the Ñoldor. Here one can purchase forged goods from the residing blacksmith.
  • Lindon Tower - Towers built during the reign of Gil-galad, here can be found garrisons of Lindon Warriors and a captain of the Host of the Eldar.

Rivendell Edit

  • Rivendell Hall - Mansions of Elven lords, these large structures are found rather uncommonly in the Vale of Imladris, and are home to several Rivendell Elves.
  • Rivendell House - Smaller buildings found in small groups about the Vale, home to most of those Elves that yet dwell in the realm of Lord Elrond.
  • Rivendell Smithy - These structures, built during the War of the Last Alliance to provide weapons to the host of Gil-galad and Elendil, are used today by Rivendell Smiths to sell ironmongery.

Items Edit

Lindon Edit

Rivendell Edit

Rivendell Shield  High Elf Shield  The High Elves of the West  High Elf Banner  Rivendell Banner

Items: EdhelmirGalvorn Armour
Blocks: BedBrickElvengrassForgeTorch
Structures: HallHouseSmithyTurretUnderwater Ruin

High Elf Shield  The Elves of Lindon  High Elf Banner

NPCs: Elf (Banner Bearer, Warrior)
Traders: LordSmith
Items: Armour (Horse) • BowEquipment
Blocks: Crafting Table
Structures: Tower

Rivendell Shield  The Elves of Rivendell  Rivendell Banner

NPCs: Elf (Banner Bearer, Warrior)
Traders: CaptainSmithWanderer
Items: Armour (Horse) • BowEquipment
Blocks: Crafting Table

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