- Norse (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Cave Dweller (attribute)
- Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)
The Dark Elves in Norse mythology. They lived in Svartalfaleim, the same land as the Dwarves. The Dark Elves have black skin, live underground and are skilled in making weapons and armour. Although evil they help humans with fertility. They were born from the primordial being, Ymir. See Elves.
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