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** Subverted with the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] hero Rock Man. In his original stories, he was portrayed as the king of a subterranean realm who periodically came to the surface to fight evil. The much more recent miniseries ''Comicbook/TheTwelve'' revealed that this was all a delusion, and he's merely a human with super-strength.

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** Subverted with the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] hero Rock Man. In his original stories, he was portrayed as the king of a subterranean realm who periodically came to the surface to fight evil. The much more recent miniseries ''Comicbook/TheTwelve'' revealed that this was all likely a delusion, and he's merely a human with super-strength.delusion he retreated to after his hometown was destroyed by coal barons in response to his attempts to unionize. [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane Possibly.]]

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* ''Film/WonderWoman2017'': Themyscira, or Paradise Island (Steve can't pronounce the name), is hidden by a magical fog, somewhere in the Mediterranean. When Diana tries to leave, Hippolyta tells her that she may never come back; not in the "you will be banished from here" way, but in a "you might not find your way back" way.

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** The prestige class "Seeker of the Misty Isle" is about the idea that a legendary population of elves were lost during a war between the gods, and certain elves might make it a mission to find them. Whenever anyone finds this "Misty Isle," it would have to be something of a Hidden Elf Village.


** Daxam from the Franchise/{{Superman}} and Franchise/GreenLantern comics is a hidden elf planet. Its inhabitants are incredibly racist and xenophobic, even after their lives are saved by the Green Lantern Corps.

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** Daxam from Daxam, home of ComicBook/{{Valor}} and most often appearing in the Franchise/{{Superman}} and Franchise/GreenLantern comics comics, is a hidden elf planet. Its inhabitants are incredibly racist and xenophobic, even after their lives are saved by the Green Lantern Corps.


* In ''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}'', drow, the underworld dwelling ancestors of Dark and Light elf refugees who fled to the underground to escape a devastating war believed all Light and Dark elf cities had been completely destroyed and the only elves that reminded existed in scattered settlements or as slave in their cities. It is eventually discovered at least one such city still exists, in near absolute isolation from the outside world and under an extremely oppressive and corrupt regime, that kills anyone who finds their city in secret.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}'', drow, the underworld dwelling ancestors descendants of Dark and Light elf refugees who fled to the underground to escape a devastating war war, believed all Light and Dark elf cities had been completely destroyed and the only elves that reminded remained existed in scattered settlements or as slave slaves in their cities. It is eventually discovered at least one such city still exists, in near absolute isolation from the outside world and under an extremely oppressive and corrupt regime, that kills anyone who finds their city in secret.city.


* The Druids from ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' have these settlements in the forests around Camelot, hiding from the laws that would have them killed for their innate magical powers.

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* The Druids from ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' have these settlements in the forests around Camelot, hiding from the laws that would have them killed for their innate magical powers.

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* ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'' has Intersite Town, a hidden village of [[FourthWallObserver Fourth Wall Observers]] that becomes available in the post-game, and doubles as a DevelopersRoom. Instagram also tries to become one during the main story, shutting its gates until the STORM crisis is dealt with. As one villager later points out, their precautions didnít do them any good in the end, [[spoiler:as they were briefly erased along with everything else.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/WildWestCowboysOfMooMesa'': Moo Mesa itself was created when an irradiated comet struck the late 19th century Western plains, raising it above the clouds (and hiding its surface from human eyes) and anthropomorphizing all the cows and some other animals.

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* Tails's hometown, Shadakor, in the fanfic [[https://m.fanfiction.net/s/3737337/1/Tails-Underground Tails Underground]] is one of these, despite having the might to challenge Robotnik's empire. Why is a mystery Sonic and his siblings try to discover when they return him there.


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* ''WesternAnimation/SonicTheHedgehog'' actually had two, both serving as refuges for those who managed to escape the conquest of the planet by Robotnik.
** Knothole Village is the primary one, and main base for the titular hero and his [[LaResistance Freedom Fighters]] and was mainly protected by the Great Forest being impossible to navigate if you didn't know the way. It helps that the village was originally a fallback point for the Kingdom of Acorn during the Great War should Mobotropolis have fallen, which explains why the village was such a well concealed secret.
** The second is Lower Mobius, a one off location actually situated beneath Robotropolis itself. The Freedom Fighters learn of it when they run into Grif, the village's leader, and wind up having to help them re-energize the power source that makes their lives possible and masks their presence from Robotnik.


** The Shire is a classic Hidden Elf Village, apart from the dumpiness and furriness (and non-Elvishness) of its inhabitants (and the fact that there was no actual ''policy'' behind it -- the inhabitants were just homebodies that were missed by the general collapse of civilization in the area rather than people that actually went out of their way to hide). In the latter part of its history, until the end of the Third Age, the Rangers (probably at Gandalf's urging) secretly kept watch on the Shire to make sure no potential invaders found it.

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** The Shire is a classic Hidden Elf Village, apart from the dumpiness and furriness (and non-Elvishness) of its inhabitants (and the fact that there was no actual ''policy'' behind it -- the inhabitants were just homebodies that were missed by the general collapse of civilization in the area rather than people that actually went out of their way to hide). In the latter part of its history, until the end of the Third Age, the Rangers (probably at Gandalf's urging) secretly kept watch on the Shire to make sure no potential invaders found it.

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** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' has Sui-no-Sato, a small village hidden at the bottom of the Ruby Sea that is populated solely by Raen Auri and a tiny group of Kojin who bring supplies from the outside world.

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* ''VideoGame/EternalTwilight'' has the Enclave, a safe haven for Magi to escape persecution from humans. To this end, the Magi hid the Enclave within the desert, and then further hid the city in a pocket dimension.


* Themiscyra, a.k.a. Paradise Island (Hidden Amazon Village), home of Franchise/WonderWoman in Franchise/TheDCU.
** The DCU also has Gorilla City, home to a race of talking gorillas [[UpliftedAnimal uplifted by aliens.]]
** And Nanda Parbat, the DCU's [[TheShangriLa Shangri-La.]]

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Themiscyra, a.k.a. Paradise Island (Hidden Amazon Village), home of Franchise/WonderWoman in Franchise/TheDCU.
Franchise/WonderWoman.
** The DCU also has Gorilla City, home to a race of talking gorillas [[UpliftedAnimal uplifted by aliens.]]
** And Nanda Parbat, the DCU's [[TheShangriLa Shangri-La.]]



** Daxam from the Franchise/{{Superman}} and Franchise/GreenLantern comics is a hidden elf planet. Its inhabitants are incredibly racist and xenophobic, even after their lives are saved by the Green Lantern Corps.



** Subverted with the [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] hero Rock Man. In his original stories, he was portrayed as the king of a subterranean realm who periodically came to the surface to fight evil. The much more recent miniseries ''Comicbook/TheTwelve'' revealed that this was all a delusion, and he's merely a human with super-strength.
** The floating island of the Bird People, home to both [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] hero Red Raven and the giant two-headed [[Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk enemy]] Bi-Beast.

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** Subverted with the [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] hero Rock Man. In his original stories, he was portrayed as the king of a subterranean realm who periodically came to the surface to fight evil. The much more recent miniseries ''Comicbook/TheTwelve'' revealed that this was all a delusion, and he's merely a human with super-strength.
** The floating island of the Bird People, home to both [[TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] Age hero Red Raven and the giant two-headed [[Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk enemy]] Bi-Beast.



* [[GreenLantern Daxam,]] in the DCU, is a hidden elf planet. Its inhabitants are incredibly racist and xenophobic, even after their lives are saved by the Green Lantern Corps.



* The ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' DarkHorse comic series ''Thunder in the Orient'' includes a stop in Chanri-Ha, an unmapped city in Tibet that the main characters assume is the real inspiration of the mythical Shangri-La. Chanri-Ha is mostly, but not entirely sealed off from foreign contact: the locals submitted in its day to UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat and UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan (though their image was twisted over time so much they were condensed into a single [[UnwantedFalseFaith figure of worship]], the conquering god Zan-khan), and by the end of the number they are attacked by a Chinese warlord.

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* The ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' DarkHorse Dark Horse comic series ''Thunder in the Orient'' includes a stop in Chanri-Ha, an unmapped city in Tibet that the main characters assume is the real inspiration of the mythical Shangri-La. Chanri-Ha is mostly, but not entirely sealed off from foreign contact: the locals submitted in its day to UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat and UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan (though their image was twisted over time so much they were condensed into a single [[UnwantedFalseFaith figure of worship]], the conquering god Zan-khan), and by the end of the number they are attacked by a Chinese warlord.



* Many from Creator/JRRTolkien's Literature/MiddleEarth

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* Many from Creator/JRRTolkien's Literature/MiddleEarth[[Franchise/TolkiensLegendarium Legendarium]]:



** Valinor may also count, if large populations and advanced societies are allowed. Across the sea, Valinor kept itself isolated and defended from [[BigBad Morgoth]], whose domain was in Middle-earth. After his defeat, Valinor did not fully isolate itself until the Drowning of Númenor, when the aforementioned Númenoreans launched [[RageAgainstTheHeavens a full-scale invasion]] of Valinor to conquer it. Following this, Valinor isolated its lands from the East, and prevented the Men of Middle-earth from ever travelling there on their own accord again. Elves are still welcome, though.

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** Valinor may also count, if large populations and advanced societies are allowed. Across the sea, Valinor kept itself isolated and defended from [[BigBad Morgoth]], whose domain was in Middle-earth. After his defeat, Valinor did not fully isolate itself until the Drowning of Númenor, when the aforementioned Númenoreans launched [[RageAgainstTheHeavens a full-scale invasion]] invasion of Valinor to conquer it. Following this, Valinor isolated its lands from the East, and prevented the Men of Middle-earth from ever travelling there on their own accord again. Elves are still welcome, though.


* In Huxley's ''Literature/Island1962'', Pala is a Hidden Elf Island {{Utopia}} populated by PerfectPacifistPeople.

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* In Huxley's ''Literature/Island1962'', ''Literature/{{Island|1962}}'', Pala is a Hidden Elf Island {{Utopia}} populated by PerfectPacifistPeople.

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