The term Elemental Plane refers to the planes of elemental air, wood, water, metal, earth, and fire located within the Inner Sphere of the Great Beyond. They are formed of raw fundamental matter which serves as the physical building blocks for the Universe and most demiplanes.12
Genies and other elementals believe that the Elemental Planes existed before the birth of the Universe. Eventually, the Elemental Planes mixed with Creation's Forge, and the latter's life-giving positive energies helped create the Universe. Many scholars believe that, within this myth, there is some element of truth as to the real historical facts.3
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