Gnomes are one of the Five Races and are on the verge of extinction as there are only nine members of their species left and all of them are male. As a species they are much smaller than the other races and speak in a language that is not well understood. Their existence is not well known and most beings believe them to be myths. The live with the Historian beneath a lake, and therefore do not have a native land hence there are only Four Realms.