Those born with this element are called Earthshapers. People who train to manipulate Earth may also simply be called 'Earth users'.
It is seen as the element of nature, of autumn, nurturing and protection.
Earthshapers are known for their vitality and protectiveness, but suffer from poor agility.
Earth is strong against Lightning, and weak against Wind. Earth can also be effective against Metal, as metallic weapons can't easily cut or pierce solid stone, and may be broken upon it. However, any plant-based powers are rather easily cut down before a sharp blade, leaving Metal a somewhat tricky opponent.
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The Wayward Woods is the most ideal location for Earthshapers in IGNOLand. Being more in tune with nature than more urban locales, the Earth element can truly thrive here, and many of its native races have a strong tendency toward the element as a result.
Legend has it that there was once a temple built to honor the earth. It's almost unanimously agreed by those who believe in its existence that it once stood somewhere in the Wayward Woods. The centaurs claim to have discovered a large underground ruin they believe may have once been this temple, but the centaurs also claim that the trees are evil and eat people who get lost in the woods, so little stock has been put into these ramblings.