Humans: The standard which all other races are compared to.
Elves: There are several Elven cultures; High Elves, the eldest of the races, immortal and imbued with strong magic; Wood Elves, master hunters and archers; Dark Elves dwellers in the badlands and servants of Mshak.
Dwarves: Tough and long-lived the Dwarves keep to themselves and live in great underground caverns deep in the mountains and are famous for their metal craft.
Goblins: Enigmatic traders and wanderers they have no homeland, but can be found everywhere and their great caravans are renown for their spectacular goods.
Orcs: Servants of Mshak they come in a few genotypes: High Orcs, the largest, strongest and most aggressive of the orcs, able to march in full sunlight; Black Orcs, the most intelligent and magical of the Orc tribes these usually provide the leadership for Orc bands; Common Orcs, a strong dislike of sunlight and intertribal fighting stops this tough race from dominating much more of the world.
Other races: Reptilemen, Centaurs, Trolls, Ogres, Halflings and Insectmen are known to almost everyone, yet rarely ever seen.