The elcor homeworld Dekuuna overflows with natural resources protected by law, from large deposits of precious metals to vast forests. The elcor themselves live in rich grasslands near the equator. The majority of Dekuuna settlements are tucked within this belt, as the conservative elcor feel little desire to build outside their comfort zone. Their twin capitals are for migrations from the wet season to the dry season, a tradition made obsolete by modern technology but still observed.
The Combines, when they started invading the planet, the very first problem they faced was the planet's high gravity, of which, they quickly adapted to. During the occupation, the Combine's started to slowly drain the planet's of it's resources that saw large parts of the planet being stripped mined, a fact of which that Citadel Alliance soldiers have commented to see them from orbit.