Altmer (High Elf)

Known as “Altmer” in their homeland of Summerset Isle, the High Elves are the most gifted in the arcane arts of all the races.

Due to their magical affinities, the Altmer excel at mage-based classes. Characterized by their yellowish skin and amber-colored eyes, the Altmer are subjugated to racism and discrimination due to their affiliation with the Second Aldmeri Dominion and the Thalmor.

As a race, the Altmer strive to maintain the appearance of their ancestor race, the Aldmer, primarily through highly selective traditions surrounding marriage and reproduction. They are among the tallest of the humanoid races, taller than most humans and even most other meri races. Their skin maintains a very pale gold hue, not quite the pale white of the northern human races such as Nords or Imperials, but far lighter than the Bosmer . They are slender, with prominently pointed ears and almond-shaped eyes that can be amber, green, or yellow. On average, Altmer are of smaller build than humans, and thus generally not as strong. Their tall stature also makes them less agile than their Bosmeri cousins. However, Altmer are among the most intelligent and magically-inclined races on Nirn, surpassing even the Breton in magical aptitude. Altmer are received poorly amongst the Nords, Stormcloaks especially, ever since the Thalmor, the ruling political group of the Altmer, outlawed the worship of Talos in Skyrim. High Elves are well known for their noble countenance and are arrogant or disdainful more often than not when addressing humans.

Use Elf stats add: Spell Mastery, +2 to overcome spell resistance, +2 to spellcraft

Mer (Elf Races)

Altmer (High Elf)

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