High Elves

I expected the Elves to be easy, I mean, how difficult can it be to find fantasy Elves? Apparently very, when you're speaking about rank and file units. Gamezone is great as always, Mantic is... well, cheap and West Wind is rather nice, but the rest was either luck to find a single unit (MOM Phoenix Guard, Russian Alternative and Thunderbolt Mountain elves) or desperation (Black Tree and Mirliton stuff).

A few comments first:
  • The models listed here are not perfect and many are not on the same level as the original ones (those are usually way older than the current GW range). I am not saying losing GW models won't be a pity, if anything this work is making me appreciate them even more. I am just saying that a solution exists. The important part is, the models are out there.
  • This is not only my work. I have used ideas and suggestions from various places and am very grateful for the collective wisdom of the internet communities.
  • In many cases I was unsure about the size of the models and was forced to go on guesswork only. I hope at least some of them will work.
  • When possible, I have tried to link to groups of models and larger units, if only to show multiple sculpts at once. Most of the companies sell the individual models as well, should that be preferred.
  • I am quite a chaotic person and may have overlooked something awesome. I usually try to link sites that offer greater number of useful models or the ones I know I have not exhausted, but searching around the linked models might yield even more fruit.
  • If you know about something useful not linked here, please let me know and I will add it. This is by no means an exhaustive list and can never be, but I would like to list as many possibilities as possible. 

CORE

Archers

Gamezone Young Guard Archers (and more)
Gamezone Veteran Archers (and more)
Mantic Elves Bowmen Regiment
Black Tree Design High Elf Archers
Thunderbolt Mountain High Elf Archer (and more)
Mirliton High Elves with Long Bows
West Wind Good Elf bows (and command)

Sea Guard
Mantic Sea Guard

Spearmen

West Wind Good Elf Pikes (and command)

Russian Alternative Elfin Spearmen (and command)
Gamezone Young Guard Lancers (and more)
Gamezone Veteran Lancers

Mantic Elves Spearmen Regiment

Thunderbolt Mountain High Elf Spearman (and more)
Mirliton High Elves with Spears

Ellyrian Reavers
Mirliton High Elf Mounted Archers (and command)

Black Tree Design High Elf Archer Cavalry

Silver Helms

West Wind Good Elf Cavalry (and command)

High Elf Elite Cavalry with Lance (and more and command)
Mantic Elf Stormwind Cavalry
Black Tree Design Bright Helm Lancers (and some more)
Wood Elf Noble (and some more)

SPECIAL

Dragon Princes

Gamezone Elf Winged Cavalry
Mantic Elf Stormwind Cavalry
Valiant Galadon
West Wind Good Elf Cavalry (and command)

White Lion Chariot
Mantic Basilean Panther Chariot

Phoenix Guard

MOM Miniatures Elfos con Alabarda
Reaper Elven Royal Blademaster (and standard)

Reaper Elf Royal Guardsmen (and one more)

Shadow Warriors
Mantic Elf Scouts
Red Box Eleandous
Red Box Eivor

Lothern Skycutter
- I would combine an eagle with a chariot with removed wheels (or keep them there to make it able to land?)

Gamezone Great Eagle (and more)
Reaper Giant Eagle
Gamezone Elf War Chariot
Iron Wind Elf Chariot
Or a converted toy boat instead of the chariot to keep the Lothern theme?

Swordmasters

West Wind Good Elf Great Swords (and command)
Black Tree Design High Elf Sword Wardens
Mantic Elf Palace Guard
Mirliton High Elves with Two Handed Weapons

Tiranoc Chariot
Gamezone Elf War Chariot
Iron Wind Elf Chariot
Mirliton High Elf War Chariot

White Lions of Chrace

Gamezone Elf Nobility (and more)
West Wind Good Elf Great Axes (and command)
Mantic Elf Palace Guard
Spellcrow Furry Cloaks
Mirliton High Elves with Two Handed Weapons
Tale of War Alvar

RARE

Great Eagle

Gamezone Great Eagle (and more)
Reaper Giant Eagle
Shieldwolf Roc with Giant Stone
Shieldwolf Roc with Fishing Boat

Bolt Thrower

Gamezone Bolt Thrower

Mantic Elves Bolt Thrower

Flamespyre/ Frostheart Phoenix

Reaper Phoenix
Safari Ltd. Phoenix

Sisters of Avelorn
- I haven't been able to find magical bows, but maybe these would do?

Red Box Edele of Aelfheim
Reaper Varashia
Reaper Sister of the Blade Archer
Reaper Vale Archer
Reaper Lorielle Silverrain
Reaper Amiryth Elmlighter
Reaper Caerwynn

MOUNTS

Dragon

Reaper Silver Dragon (also in Bones)
Reaper Blightfang (also in Bones)
Reaper Narthalyssk
Reaper Cinder (also in Bones)

Griffon
CMON Griffon Commander
Titan Forge Griffon Lady
Gamezone Veteran Griffon
Reaper Griffon
Titan Forge Grandmaster of the Lion Order

CHARACTERS

Mage

Gamezone Sorceress with Grimoire
Avatars of War Light Elf Mage
Red Box Svjanostroir
Red Box Lady Geneve
Red Box Aurelius
Reaper Arilyn
Reaper Khalib

Anointed of Asuryan
MOM Miniatures Elf
Gamezone Elf Hero with Phoenix
Russian Alternative Elfin Lord

Loremaster of Hoeth
Darksword Male Elven Fighter Mage
Reaper Almaran (also in Bones)
Reaper Argonnite
Reaper Joeliyn

Prince/ Noble

Gamezone Elf Hero with Phoenix
Gamezone Elf Standardbearer
Avatars of War Light Elf Prince
Juza Miniatures High Elf Noble

Mierce Miniatures Alassar
Russian Alternative Elfin Lord
MOM Miniatures Elf
Red Box Mordred
Red Box Christia
Darksword Female High Elf Warrior
Darksword Male High Elf Warrior
Reaper Turanil
Reaper Loryn Stormblade
Reaper High Elf King

Lothern Sea Helm
Darksword Victarion Greyjoy

Handmaiden

Reaper Joeliyn
Darksword Female Warrior with Spear
Darksword Female Dark Elf with Pike
Darksword Female Paladin
Darksword Female Elven Fighter

I also recommend Gamezone Elves range, Mantic Elf army, going through Darksword miniatures (seach for elf) Russian Alternative elves, Mithril Miniatures elves, MOM Miniatures elves, West Wind Good Elf range, Red Box Elves, Fenryll Elves, Black Tree and Mirliton High Elf ranges and doing a search for elf on Reaper website.
Ulthuan.net also has a list of alternative miniatures.

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