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The Complete Book of Elves
System: Dungeons and Dragons 2e 
Abbreviation: PHBR8 
Author: Colin McComb 
Publisher: TSR 
Item Code: 2131 
Publication Date: 1992 
Page Count: 114 
ISBN-10: 1-56076-376-0
Product Blurb
The glorious world of elvenkind shines from these pages! Detailed herein are their societies, rituals, and myths—and their physiology and psychology. Descriptions of every kind of elf abound. Rounding out this information are 11 new kits; new optional rules and suggestions for running elven campaigns; and special elven equipment, spells, and magical items. Forget what you thought you knew about elves—The Complete Book of Elves sheds new light on this mysterious race!
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Table of Contents[edit]

Section Page
Introduction 4
Chapter One: The Creation of Elves 8
Chapter Two: Variations on a Theme 12
Aquatic Elves 13
Dark Elves 15
High Elves 16
Sylvan Elves 18
Half-Elves 19
Elves of the Worlds 20
Chapter Three: Physical Attributes 30
Physiology 31
Stages of Life 36
Diet 39
Elven Interfertility 40
The Elven Bond 40
Elven Music 41
Chapter Four: Mental Attributes 42
Outlook 43
Individual Worth 44
Emotion and Logic 45
Generational Splits 45
Attitudes Toward Other Races 46
Chapter Five: Elven Society 48
The Elven Language 48
Livelihood 49
Rituals 50
Elven Holy Days 53
Chapter Six: The Elven Myths 54
The Legend of Fiona Cassiltenirra 54
Jarsali and the Treant 55
Halimath's Pride 56
Haranavei Koehlanna 57
Caelestis 58
Chapter Seven: The Death of Elves 60
Accidental or Violent Death 62
Funereal Ceremonies 63
Chapter Eight: Elven Dwellings 64
The Grey Elves' Cit 65
The High Elves' Tree Town 66
The Sylvan Elves' Encampment 66
Chapter Nine: Optional Rules 68
Level Limit Expansion 69
Extra Proficiencies 70
Combat Modification 70
Archery Modifications 72
Using Bows as Weapons 75
Arrow Breakage and Loss 75
Chapter Ten: Character Creation and Kits 76
Standard Elf Attributes 76
The Elf Subraces 77
Elf PC Kits 82
Chapter Eleven: Elven Equipment 96
Feywine 96
Elven Harp 96
Honey Leather 97
Sashling 97
Thistledown 98
Elven Bow 98
Arrows (Useful) 98
Elven Plate Armor 99
Chapter Twelves: The Magic of Elves 100
New Elf Spells 101
Magical Items 104
Artificial Limbs 106
Chapter Thirteen: Elven Campaigns 108
Campaign Worlds 110
Appendices 115
MC: Avariel (Winged Elf) 116
MC: Cooshe 118
Character Record Sheets 119

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AbbreviationPHBR8 +
AuthorColin McComb +
Help Wanted ReasonImage Needed +
ISBN1-56076-376-0 +
Item Code2131 +
Page Count114 +
Publication Date1992 +
PublisherTSR +
SystemDungeons and Dragons 2e +
TitleThe Complete Book of Elves +