High elves and blood elves are physiologically the same race, and they are descended from night elves. Nevertheless, the three groups do not share a close relationship due to their shared history and philosophical differences. Indeed, night elves regard high elves and blood elves with suspicion, disgust, or outright hostility.
Nevertheless, high elves and blood elves do share some characteristics with their night elf brethren. All three groups have unusually acute senses and are able to see clearly even in low-light conditions. (more...)