Silvar-Elves (Elder-Elves)

The Silvar-Elves of Corwyn; commonly known as the "Silvar," or "Elder-Elves," were an ancient race who first migrated to Corwyn from Eryn Norvë at the beginning of the First Age and established a magnificent elven nation called Ectharë.

Before the Elder-elves were able to live in peace within their newly-established realm, they were forced into a catastrophic conflict against a Red-Dragon named Calegorax and his army of evil dragons. This terrible war between the elves and dragons dragged on for millennia.

After the Elves defeated Calegorax and his evil dragon army at the Battle of Merizath, the elven nation Ectharë, flourished for many centureis and became the greatest ancient civilization ever known. But even this elven paradise was later shattered by civil war, when a faction of evil elves tried to overthrow its rightful King.

By the end of the Second Age, the Elven Civil War was over, but it had caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands and the complete collapse of the elven kingdom of Ectharë.

In the wake of this catastrophe, the Silvar-Elves splintered into various groups that have, over the ages, evolved into several different sub-races of elves. In Elvish lore, this event is called the "Sundering."

The nine Elven races that exist today are: