Highborn Elves

Lords of the White Isles

To sail the oceans of the world is to risk encounter with the self-appointed masters of the seas. With mighty fleets protecting their island home, the Arandai Empire rises and falls with the tides of time, but its reach is always felt across the continents. By the gleam of silvered armour, or by ordered cries from grand warships, you may know of the approach of the Highborn Elves.

Though the Highborn have retreated from many of their former conquests, they continue to hold outposts on islands and coastlines across the globe. Marshalled by the government of the Pearl Queen, Arandai galleons dominate the seas and control much of the global seatrade. Well-equipped garrisons display the deadly grace of the elves, honed over centuries of training and coupled with powerful magic. Highborn towers are circled by wondrous beings of legend, while inside, great minds apply themselves to dreams of splendour and glory.

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For millennia, Highborn Elves have used great fleets to exert control in lands around the world. From their homeland on Celeda Ablan to the farthest reaches of the Empire, the Arandai continue to influence world events on a grand scale.


The forces of the Highborn Elves army can be played based on mighty winged dragons, elite infantry, a defensive army where forces are split between shooting at range and selective combats, or as an aggressive army trying to overwhelm the opponent with many fast and hard-hitting threats. Highborn Elves are well armed and armoured but have little toughness behind their plate and mail.

Lore of Highborn Elves

The White Isles

The white cliffs of Celeda Ablan! Few human eyes have witnessed their majesty, and fewer still have set foot upon them, for this is the sacred land of the Pearl Queen, and it is reserved only for those she deems truly civilised.

Even merchants must wait on their ships for business to come to them, usually outside the dual harbours of Aldan, the capital city of a global empire. Beyond the cliffs ranges a green and often sodden isle, commonly wreathed in mists or rain clouds, weather that only adds to its mystery and defensive position. Somewhere among the rivers and marshes lie the libraries of Asfada and the towers of Canrac, wherein labour the greatest scholars and mages of their people. The realm extends across the mountains of Ryma, the highlands of E Belag, and the fields of Erle, and out along the smaller islands known as the String. Here the world’s most powerful fleet makes its base, a nexus for control with influence across all the oceans

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You will find here the lore that has currently been released. More lore will be released in the future, and will subsequently be added to this section.