Origins of Bent Tree
Capital City: Shyoath
They guide any travelers wanting to make the journey through the Acor Mountains, keeping them from being caught by the Oreads. Due to their small size and great agility, they are able to sneak past the Oreads, and most other races, without being easily detected.
The Svirfneblin have a close alliance with the Strix, who live right above them. Both races have joined together to form an army to protect both cities (both of which are well protected anyway, being underground and miles in the sky.)