Hi everyone, as the title says I'm new to high elves and also to 8th.
I played dwarves in 7th, but since the boost in magic, I choose high elves for 8th.

Archmage shadow
Lvl 4
Silver wand
Talisman of saphery
Folariaths robe

Mage high/life
lvl 2
Ring of fury

Noble
Bsb
Armor of caledor
Guardian Phoenix
Gw

10 archers
Musician

10 archers
Musician

40 spear elves
Fc
Banner of eternal flame

23 Phoenix guard
Fc
Banner of sorcery
Talisman of loec

14 sword masters
blade lord
Amulet of light

14 sword masters

5 dragon princes

Eagle
Eagle
Eagle

OK archmage seems pretty standard, robe/ talisman combo with silver wand.
I went with the ring instead of crystal because I wanted more offensive magic, bsb looks standard too 2+ armor, 5+ ward. The banner and musicians are to make min core.