| High elves|
Fan-recolored blood elven crest
|Character classes|| Death Knight, Hunter, Paladin, Mage, Monk, Priest, Warrior|
|Main language||Thalassian, Common|
|Secondary language||Darnassian, Dwarven, Goblin, Kalimdoran, Orcish|
|Starting zone||Northridge Valley, Northeron|
|Racial leader|| Alleria Windrunner|
|Racial mount||Elven horse|
The High elves are a surviving playable race that refused to become blood elves and join forces with the Wildhammer dwarves and the Alliance in order to survive.
- Death Knight - High elves encountered the Scourge and were raised as Death Knights to serve the Lich King.
- Hunter - High elves have learned to adapt well in befriending the wildlife and having beasts as their noble allies.
- Paladin - High elves became noble paladins of the Alliance: healing, tanking, or DPS.