The basic and specialty levels of general magic are an elf's strong suit. However, many have called their magical abilities only average at best. With this stereotype in mind, you would think their lack of powerful magical abilities would be a big disadvantage to them, especially during times of war. Though elves are by no means extremely powerful in their magical potential, neither are they weaklings. In fact, their magical abilities are complimentary to their physical skills because of them being so simple. With their magical abilities, physical skills, and strong minds combined together, they can be a very powerful ally or a formidable foe. It just goes to show that your physical and magical capabilities are not the only things that can make you powerful.