|Born||In 285 AC or 286 AC|
A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)|
A Feast for Crows (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)
The Winds of Winter (Appears)
Elia Sand is the oldest bastard daughter of Prince Oberyn Martell and his paramour Ellaria Sand. She is one of the famous 'Sand Snakes'. She's fond of horses and jousting, her weapon of choice is the lance. Elia was most likely named after her late aunt, Elia Martell.
She wears her hair in a black braid and had her father's eyes. She often smelled like a horse to her mother's despair.
A Feast for Crows
After the death of Prince Oberyn, Elia, her mother and her sisters were all taken into custody. Elia was sent to the Water Gardens with her mother and sisters where along with Obella Sand, she became a terror of the pools.
A Dance with Dragons
Ellaria Sand mentions Elia is fourteen.
The Winds of Winter