The Altmer, also known as High Elves, hail from the island province of Summerset. They are a tall, brown or gold-skinned people with almond-shaped eyes. High Elves are extremely intelligent, agile, and willful. High Elves seem drawn to magic as a moth is to flame; they have a natural affinity to its use, and make quite formidable wizards. High Elves are naturally immune to paralyzation. They are adept at any art involving the arcane.