# The Fairy Races of Alfheim

**Salamander**: 20.61% of player base (4122 players) at launch

- Begins with Fire Magic skill (free)
- +25% Fire Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Fire Magic
- -1 Minimum Fire Spell Magnitude
- +10 STR

**Sylph**: 15.21% of player base (3042 players) at launch

- Begins with Wind Magic skill (free)
- +25% Wind Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Wind Magic
- -1 Minimum Wind Spell Magnitude
- +20% Flight Speed

**Cait Sith**: 13.68% of player base (2736 players) at launch

- Begins with Beast Taming skill (free, exclusive)
- Enhanced Senses
- +10% success rate for all Detection/Searching skills
- +10% Focus Distance
- +10% Focus Speed
- +10 AGI

**Undine**: 12.36% of player base (2473 players) at launch

- Begins with Water Magic skill (free)
- +25% Water Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Water Magic
- -1 Minimum Water Spell Magnitude
- Water Breathing (passive ability)

**Gnome**: 9.67% of player base (1935 players) at launch

- Begins with Earth Magic skill (free)
- +25% Earth Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Earth Magic
- -1 Minimum Earth Spell Magnitude
- +10% rate of gain for all Mining skills
- +10% rate of gain for all Refining skills
- +10 VIT

**Imp**: 7.87% of player base (1574 players) at launch

- Begins with Dark Magic skill (free)
- +25% Dark Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Dark Magic
- -1 Minimum Dark Spell Magnitude
- Can fly underground and in dungeons (consumes Flight Meter 2x faster)
- Night Vision (passive ability)

**Leprechaun**: 7.63% of player base (1527 players) at launch

- Begins with Metal Weapon Smithing (free)
- Begins with Metal Equipment Smithing (free)
- +10% rate of gain for all Smithing skills
- +10% rate of gain for all Merchant skills

**Puca**: 6.73% of player base (1346 players) at launch

- Begins with Barding Magic (free, exclusive)
- +10% rate of gain for all Crafting skills
- +10% rate of gain for all Merchant skills
- +10 INT

**Spriggan**: 6.22% of player base (1245 players) at launch

- Begins with Illusion Magic (free)
- +25% Illusion Resistance
- +10% rate of skill gain for Illusion Magic
- -1 Minimum Illusion Spell Magnitude
- +10% Status Effect Resistance