Gnomes are Astral beings whose existence is current only known through hearsay.
Throughout the Berserk storyline, gnomes have only been referenced by other characters thus far. The first reference was the cave behind Godot's house was believed to be once inhabited by gnomes. The gnomes are also said to have placed protection magic on the fields of Elfhelm and have forged the Axe of the Gnomes which Flora offered to Guts.
- It can be assumed that gnomes may be a subtype of elves.