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Elves are proud beings with fiery temperaments, but they can't take care of themselves. It's a good thing they find those who bring them food once in a while.
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- Geralt's Journal entry

These elves were a band of wounded and starving refugees who at one point found shelter in the cave on the Lakeside near Murky Waters. They were led by Toruviel and had a relationship with the villagers that could at best be described as uneasy. They spent their days fishing or trying to heal their own sick and wounded.

One elf, in particular, stood guard outside the cave all day and night. Toruviel, Chireadan, the elven craftsman, and some other elves come out to the shore during the day and return to the cave at night. Because of the dire situation they found themselves in, the elves accepted any food, including wyvern meat and gutted fish.

They also had one elven sorceress among them which, despite a quite combative attitude, could be wooed by Geralt of Rivia if he gave the group food of some kind apart from bread.

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  • It is possible to lure Wyverns and Wolves to the cave entrance. Any elves in the area will fight these creatures. As Toruviel is essential to later primary quests, she can be wounded and knocked down but never killed. However, wyverns can easily kill all the other elves outside the cave, and none of them will respawn. Because Chireadan and the Elven craftsman are helpful, if not necessary, for other quests, take care to defend them against any foes you lure to their cave's entrance.
  • If you do let a wyvern kill them, the elves' remains will contain the following:



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