[3] Cenarius guided the night elves when necessary, pleased by the wisdom and benevolence that thrummed in their hearts. [19], Another such incident was the War of the Satyr, a devastating war that exacted a heavy toll from the night elves. For the average Kaldorei, peak physical health is one aspect of achieving overall personal harmony. [38] Throughout the coming campaign, Astranaar would remain intact as the Sentinels' main base in Ashenvale. abnormal. Instead it is [38] As a result, the night elves have positioned themselves as a peculiar mixture of observers, teachers and arbiters; watching silently from the sidelines and stepping in without warning to 'correct' any dangerous mistakes or 'naive' courses of action. They powered their city by trapping a demon of immense power, Immol'thar, and used its energies to fuel their addiction and lifestyle in the absence of the power of the original well. It was during this era of unprecedented growth that Queen Azshara came to power. [39] Accompanied by Ancients of War, the sentinels rampaged through the camp itself, slaying Overseer Gorthak, and laid siege to the nearby Splintertree Post. Wasting no time, a Sentinel army suddenly marched on Shatterspear Vale in full force, accompanied by ancients and siege weapons. [3] Aviana is the patron of the Druids of the Talon,[55] while Ursoc and Ursol are the patrons of the Druids of the Claw. This led to Blizzard joking about it by writing in an in-game book that some night elf females are rumored to dance on mailboxes and stripping to pay for their, One of the male jokes is "Who wants to live forever". These warrior women practiced both the art of combat, as well as that of healing and life-giving in the name of Elune. Please add any available information to this section. The night elves summoned wisps at Mount Hyjal to successfully destroy demons on several occasions, and Malfurion summoned hundreds of them to hold off the Horde in their invasion of Ashenvale and Darkshore. She and her Sentinels then distracted Garrosh's Kor'kron, allowing Alliance forces and Darkspear rebels to invade the city. A dark, brooding pall veiled Azshara's once entrancing beauty. The scarab wall was capable of containing the insectoid armies, trapping them in the city. Due to ideological differences between the night elves and their distant kin a linguist must take great care in drawing comparisons between Darnassian and its two cousin languages (Nazja and Thalassian), because the night elves find such comparisons offensive. [66] The night elves are now aging normally,[67] rather than at an accelerated rate. During the war against the Lich King in Northrend, Sentinels were among the multitude of Alliance forces that composed the Valiance Expedition. As the conflict progressed, they were reinforced just in time by an expeditionary force from Kalimdor under Tyrande and Malfurion. However, whenever a crisis came, the druids would awaken. 975 years BDP, they, along with other units, rallied under Fandral Staghelm in Silithus in the War of the Shifting Sands. The territories of the Gurubashi and Amani empires fragmented within only a few years. These druids would form the Druids of the Pack, who tried to use the mystical Scythe of Elune to gain control over their forms. Changes to Night Elf racials coming in Warlords of Draenor: Quickness now also increases movement speed by 2% in addition to increasing Dodge chance by 2%. They transformed into highly intelligent and virtually immortal beings. Detailed history for NightElf Mohawk, US-Shadowmoon: rankings, mythic plus progress, boss kill history, player rotation Though most of the Cenarion Circle turned a blind eye to the goblin wood-cutting going on in the region, the Worgen of Talonbranch Glade refused, and broke away from the neutral organization to fight them. The Sentinels also remained wary of more local threats, such as recent furbolg attacks into Ashenvale. Most night elves are, by the standards of other races, ancient. [100] Vereesa Windrunner and her half-elven children were also invited as guests to Tyrande and Malfurion's wedding in Darnassus, suggesting their relations have improved, perhaps due to their mutual associations with the Alliance as well as possibly the return of the Shen'dralar Highborne; Vereesa and her rangers would later work with Shandris and her Sentinels in an attempt to hunt down Thalen Songweaver before the destruction of Theramore. Female Night Elf | Elves/Male Worgen (Warcraft) Original Characters; Male Worgen (Warcraft) Female Night Elf | Elves (Warcraft) druid; Hunter - Freeform; Worgen; Night Elf; Summary. The sisterhood's priestesses had a hand in nearly all aspects of early night elf civilization, from acting as spiritual leaders to helping defend their burgeoning territories from outside threats."[15]. The night elves intervened, assisting the worgen in acquiring the Scythe of Elune, helping them to understand and deal with their transformation and holding back the Forsaken's assault, allowing the surviving Gilneans to escape to Teldrassil. This is because only hair is changed upon wearing a hat and the face remains the same. [109] Wild ricecakes are made in the north of Kalimdor according to a traditional night elf recipe. While not seen in the game but in World Editor, the faction the player controls in the night elven campaign is called the Sentinels, Most members of the Sentinels are females, even the, It is possible that an older version of the modern-day Sentinels existed in ancient. Discord Bot Community. Fandral Staghelm was also involved in this plot, having been responsible for Malfurion's coma, using  [Morrowgrain], and the corruption of Teldrassil, having grafted a branch from Xavius' tree-body to Teldrassil. The Sentinels would travel to Pandaria upon its discovery, becoming the first Alliance forces to arrive in the Krasarang Wilds, where they established the Incursion. [3], One such crisis came from the remaining Highborne. Several Sentinel guards accompanied the Alliance into Shadowmoon Valley, guarding Starfall Outpost. Wisps can also be found among the crews of night elven boats. The night elves systematically dismantled the troll's defenses and supply chains. [3], The night elves revere the moonsabers because their shimmering coats symbolize the goddess of the moon, Elune,[59] and they once believed that seeing the dawnsaber breed in the wild was an ill omen. Tyrande grieved for the deaths of Kael's brethren, encouraging the blood elf prince not to allow vengeance to poison his heart, and to instead focus on leading his people into a brighter future. While generally slow to respond emotionally, their minds have seen much and tend to have a honed wit and sense of humor.[51]. This order, composed of female night elves, dedicated itself to venerating the moon goddess. [38] The shadowy nature and the wild conservative ways of the night elves have also led to awkward or strained interactions between the kaldorei and other races. At this rank elves can undertake students and specialise in their combat styles. The tree would forever serve as a symbol of the connection between the arcane and nature, the night elves and the natural world, and would use the energies from the well to heal the world after the devastation of the Sundering. [37] In Desolace and the Southern Barrens, members of the Cenarion Circle investigated the new out-of-control vegetation. Deceased night elven ghosts can also be raised into banshees and spectres. Original lore had Malfurion making the decision, later stated at. The Highborne's part in bringing about the War of the Ancients figured heavily in the night elves' retelling of high elf history.[98]. There, the invading Sentinels crushed the remaining defenders, while also killing the Shatterspear leader Jor'kil the Soulripper. As the fleet was en route, it was revealed that the Horde had instead stolen a march on Ashenvale with the intent on pushing straight to Teldrassil. As part of these changes, Tyrande disbanded the old army, most of which had no desire for further battle, and established the Sentinels.[63]. He befriended the fledgling race and taught them about the natural world. Captain Delaryn Summermoon and Malfurion Stormrage directed the defense of the night elven territories, as the Sentinels worked frantically to slow the Horde. The presence of night elves, especially of the young adventuring variety, has become more commonplace in cities like Stormwind. Having allied with the Horde, the trolls began attacking night elf scouts and garrisons as they prepared for all-out war. In time the beautiful city of Suramar, jewel of the night elven empire would become its foremost center for magical research and cutting edge advancements surpassing that of the executive and legislative center of the Empire and rival city, Zin-Azshari. [14] Arriving on the Broken Isles, those under Maiev engaged with the vast naga forces loyal to Illidan Stormrage, and worked their way through the archipelago to the Tomb of Sargeras. Commerce began between Theramore and the night elves, as the two cultures shared values and ideas. Thus the grand magistrix and her followers formed a plan to sabotage the Legion's efforts. However, in at least one instance, several night elf death knights, including Arebia Wintercall, Lleanya Mourningsong and Raevyn Sorrowblade, associated themselves with the Alliance and journeyed with their military forces to alternate Draenor. In time, many of the night elves yearned for a different life, drawn to the arcane, they became obsessed with unlocking the Well of Eternity's secrets. Afterward, the kaldorei moved on to the Vale of Eternal Blossoms under Sentinel Commander Lyalia, where they reached the Shrine of Seven Stars. The night elves also began deploying Sentinels to distant lands at this time, often in honoring their duties as part of the Grand Alliance. [22] These forces dealt with many new enemies across Teldrassil, particularly the corrupted Gnarlpine tribe of furbolgs based from Ban'ethil Hollow. In the wake of the third invasion of the Burning Legion, this region who rebuffed the Legion's first attempt 10,000 years ago, now served as the principal staging ground of its new and biggest invasion. The early night elf priests and seers studied the Well with an insatiable curiosity, driven to plumb its untold secrets and power. Classes, Specs. The first rank of the Sentinel army is comprised of Archers who are able to Shadowmeld at night and attack from stealth. During the War Against the Nightmare, Shandris commanded the Sentinels and the Sisters of Elune to help the inhabitants of the ruined Darnassus. Even the Sentinels could not withstand the Legion's advance, however, and were gradually forced back to Mount Hyjal. This tree would serve as a means to regulate the power of the new Well masking its energies ingeniously from radiating out into the Twisting Nether to serve as another beacon for the Legion. They served Master Thal'darah and normally patrolled the perimeter of Thal'darah Overlook or checked paths for stray Horde scouts. Her priests, the Sisters of Elune, are the leaders of the night elf military, and her high priest is the official head of the night elf nation, ruling from the Temple of the Moon in Darnassus. Stone, root, flora and fauna all are avenues through which their magic travels. The night elves, especially the druids, also have a close kinship with most of the Ancient Guardians, as all known living ancient guardians were last seen on Mount Hyjal. Male Kaldorei are sinewy, with broad chests and shoulders, indicative of the strength within both their minds and bodies. Around 15,000 years ago a tribe of dark trolls unconcerned by the battles for land and power and longing for a peaceful connection to the world, came to settle near the translucent waters of the Well of Eternity, the prime source of all magic on the planet. Her order was uniquely poised to fill a power vacuum as a result of their numbers and influence, and Tyrande soon took advantage of this. The only creatures that gave them pause were the ancient and powerful dragons. Night elf technology is rather limited, however, and the only commonly employed technological war equipment seems to be the Glaive Thrower as seen throughout night elf territory. For example, most recently, several night elf magi were found at the Battle for Lordaeron, Lieutenant Golras helped lead the Alliance effort against the Horde in Darkshore, and Highborne night elves such as Sarvonis and Ralara contributed immensely to the night elves' initial efforts in holding off the Horde advances in the War of the Thorns. [16], Further to the south, tensions with the Horde would further demand the presence of the Sentinel Army. [110] The most well-known night elf recipe is kimchi, made of fermented vegetables and sold by vendors throughout night elf territory. The Cenarion Circle joined in several conflicts, directing the united Alliance and Horde forces during the Ahn'Qiraj War, launching the Cenarion Expedition after the Opening of the Dark Portal and fighting on the front during the War Against the Nightmare. Where dark trolls had mainly dark violet skin, the skin tones of night elves fall into a broad range of the purple spectrum. Sentinel and Alliance forces were eventually able to control the blaze, while using glaive throwers to repel the airborne attackers. The pandaren, long-time allies of the night elf people, saw this change overcoming the night elves and decided to sever all ties. Several units were thus present in Alterac Valley assisting the dwarven Stormpike Guard. [5], Prior to the conclusion of the Third War, night elf society was sharply divided by gender, with the vast majority of men being druids and most women serving as warriors, priestesses, or a combination thereof. Please add any available information to this section. Rather than rely on technology in battle, the night elves instead bring their natural allies. Many ancient night elven orders and forces such as the Valewalkers or Keepers,[73] the Moon Guard, the Court of Farondis have all combined their efforts with the nightborne resistance to end the occupation of the Legion, liberate the people of Suramar and ultimately the world, freeing the elves from their addiction to arcane magic and the Nightwell. The guards at the shrine are either night elf, or one of the night elves' natural allies. [75] Swords,[76][77] scimitars,[78] daggers[79] and the two-tipped glaives more commonly associated with demon hunters[80][81] are seen only in isolated cases. The organization is composed of devout and well-trained warriors, often with strong ties to the Sisterhood of Elune. [151], The night elves worship the Ancients, who are nature deities attuned to the forest and the hunt. Starting out with sapphire or even obsidian hair, night elf hair has sprouted into a panorama of azures and violet; followed closely by greens and even silver that boarder on white. Unfortunately, the falsehood of this widespread belief was only to become clear after these two infamous individuals had reached their dark fates. [25], Over time, Nordrassil slowly began to heal its wounds, but a number of druids led by Fandral Staghelm desired to create another World Tree that would restore the night elves' immortality. In truth, golden eyes were a sign of strong druidic potential. As the conflict began to spill over into the neighboring Stonetalon Mountains, Sentinel huntresses and other Alliance forces struck against Horde elements around the border. Specifically, Krom'gar Incinerators destroying the local flora were attacked and routed. Proof of a common ancestral link was discovered by Brann Bronzebeard, the famous dwarven archaeologist. Astranaar itself was also attacked by Hellscream's Hellions from the air, and the town was subsequently set on fire. Stats Type. Elune the moon goddess and Malorne the Waywatcher are the most prominent figures of worship. Though individual druids still have roles in the night elf nation, the druids as an organization remain neutral to this day, even accepting and training members of the Horde. [63][64] Many years ago, the two genders were even forbidden to take the opposite role. [30], As the corruption of Teldrassil worsened, the Emerald Nightmare spread further and further. Known as the Nightwell, this source of power would nourish the sorcerers and protect them from future threats. This name generator includes names from all of the wow races. The souls of many night elves who died in the Burning of Teldrassil were saved from torture in the Maw and brought to Ardenweald, an afterlife for servants of nature. 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