Fire, water, earth, and air. Elementals learn to harness these powers, bending the world to their will. Most students of this school have one specific affinity and will focus on mastering that element.
Elemental fae tend to have personalities similar to their sympathetic elements.
Enchanters change the nature of things and are the most versatile spell casters. From protection wards to flying spells, love potions to stealth charms, enchantments are an everyday part of fae life.
Enchanters tend to be well-rounded and adaptable, though they often see themselves as superior to others.
Transmuters, also known as shifters, can transform themselves into different shapes and species. All shifters have at least two forms (one humanoid and one animal), and many have learned to take multiple forms.
Their ability to disguise themselves as common creatures and hide in plain sight makes them invaluable as spies.
Nature fae are in tune with the world around them. They can hear the will of the earth and trees, and can sometimes speak with animals. They can also coax plants to grow, or speed them toward death.
Nature fae often make a living as apothecaries due to their extensive knowledge of plants and animals.
Shadow walkers rule the dark, cold corners of the world. They can travel great distances along the shadow roads, a network of paths that connect every shadow in a given realm to every other.
The ability to pass unseen into even the most secure places makes them ideal thieves and assassins.
Illusionists change the way people perceive the world. This can come in the form of simple projected images or perception filters all the way to fully functional puppets fueled with a sliver of the illusionist's soul.
More comfortable working behind the scenes, illusionists are the ultimate spin-doctors.