Hobgoblin - A dark brown creature who inhabits the forests areas and lives in trees, the Hobgoblin is a solitary fae which enjoys keeping to himself (or herself). This neutral fairy is generally a peaceful fellow and is not aggressive unless provoked. His temper can flare easily so it is wise to try and stay on his good side. They can get especially nasty if their tree is threatened.
Common Types of Faeries ~ Below, we’ve listed some of the more common types of fairies that people are likely to encounter but this is by no means an all inclusive list. Most of the residents of the fairy realm will fall into one of three categories, neutral fairies, the Seelie, and the Unseelie. The neutral fairies are just that, neither aligned with the good or bad.
Gnome-These kind-hearted forest dwellers generally make their homes underground near oak trees. They are known for their protection and healing of wildlife and in general are very beneficial to have around. They are around 10-12” tall and wear a red pointed hat with blue/green jackets. They mature early and both sexes have white hair by the time they are 100 with a lifespan of 1000+ yrs. On occasion they can be found in human dwellings but usually prefer to live in the woods, closer to…
Trooping Fairies – These fairies are generally the same size as pixies (6”tall) but have no wings. They are known as trooping fairies because they travel together in long processions. The males often wear green jackets and they tend live near the woods where there is a lot of underbrush. They are also known to inhabit trees often referred to by humans as a “fairy tree.” Trooping fairies can be larger or smaller than 6” and can be friendly or sinister.