At this time of year, we hear a lot about some big fat guy dressed all in red who delivers toys to the good children of the world. However, there'd be no Santa without his elves: the tiny little workers who toil night and day to make the gifts Santa is delivering. While there's no easy way to increase elven awareness for the holidays, we can pay tribute to the best elves gaming's ever seen, so let's do that!
This list celebrates the best examples of an elven presence throughout video game history. Some of them are debonair with a tongue as sharp as their blades, while others are valiant warriors who boast impressive battle resumes. Whatever their accolades, these are some of the best elves we've had the pleasure of knowing.