The Mekhet embody the idea of a shadowy vampire lord, omniscient and unseen. Nicknamed “Shadows” by the other clans, Mekhet are. Vampires have always been creatures of the night by design, but none more so than the dwellers in darkness who compose Clan Mekhet. The Mekhet are omnipresent. The Tremere appeared as a pillar of clan loyalty. The Mekhet aren’t any more loyal to their clan than any other.
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The Requiem by White Wolf Game Studiovampire characters belong to one of five fictional clanseach of which is representative of an archetype in vampire literature. Additionally, each Specter gives members of the six Houses a unique power, as well as another weakness. In most cases, a bloodline is an offshoot of a clan, possessing similar features and abilities with some significant twist. Vampire Kindred of the Ebony Kingdom Mage: The clan does not have a formal symbol but it is associated with two symbols, both of which resemble the Roman numeral VII.
A Mekhet infiltrator is gracious or invisible, not a sloppy vandal. Darkness is the hallmark of this lineage, and its members surround themselves with it like a corpse wears a shroud. Of all the clans, the Mekhet are perhaps the least uniform in the way they appear to others.
As creatures of darkness even more sensitive to light than most of the Damned, the Mekhet suffer certain banes of vampiric existence mejhet acutely mekeht do their fellow Kindred. Nonetheless, some clanwide structure does exist. Ventrue are regal vampires who value power and dominion to the point of clah, self-styled “lords of the night” they represent vampirism as a metaphor for maddening power, like Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Please upgrade your browser or install Chrome or Firefox to enjoy the full functionality of this site. Mechanically, they share the common VII traits of not being able to trigger Predator’s Taint and the ability to identify other vampires with a glance. To become a member of a bloodline, the childe must join one through force of will, though in some cases this can happen unconsciously. Previous Entry Next Entry. However, we do not anticipate deviating from these notes drastically when we run Dark Metropolis.
A great many Mekhet fall in with the Carthians or the Lancea Sanctum, both of which have strong traditions of politics and secrecy to which the Shadows can lend their talents. The only common thread linking potential candidates is an affinity for the night itself or some metaphorical darkness, such as a pained soul or a thirst for knowledge. Log in No account? Some Mekhet prefer to keep close to where the action is.
The Akhud’s clan disciplines are Celerity superhuman speedPraestantia superhuman dexterity claan, and Obfuscate supernatural stealth. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Although they compose a clan born of darkness, these Shadows, as they are known, interpret that darkness in many ways. Such Kindred often keep dogs and other servitors, made strong by the cursed Vitae of their masters. In the Requiem vampires create other vampires by draining all the victim’s blood and providing a drop of the progenitor’s vitae. The clan emblem of the Ventrue is a scepter inside a crown, superimposed over an inverted isosceles triangle.
They were the wealthiest and most powerful clan in Rome, claiming credit for the creation of the Camarilla and its formalized Masquerade.
They might be ancestors of the modern Ventrue. They may also have survived as the modern Ventrue clan. The idea of single source is not certain.
The Julii have the mehet clan Disciplines as the Ventrue: The Julii were wiped out by the Mehet spirits probably in retaliation for the extinction of the Traditories and interclanic conflict millennia ago and are presumed to be extinct. The Daeva evoke the image of vampires as seductive, decadent, sexually transgressive predators mekjet blur lust and hunger together, equating the act of feeding with sensual pleasure.
The formalised roles and identities of the Masks hopefully help to give the Mekhet a slightly alien aspect. It is not clear whether these original Tremere were a Clan or a Bloodline, nor to what Clan that Bloodline might have belonged. The Ascension List of books Wraith: A subgroup known as the Hollow Mekhet are actually a distinct clan, but are believed to be the precursors of the modern Mekhet; their existence is believed to be a consequence of failure to perform proper Egyptian burial rites, resulting in the deceased soul being unable to rest.
Each clan can possesses a specific weakness that is unique to them. Yet more Mekhet are diviners of secrets, questing after information itself forgotten and thus relegated to the darkness of memory.
Still others are poets or painters, heirs to darkness of a more personal nature. Still others are poets or painters, heirs to darkness of a more personal nature.
It is assumed that each clan descended from a single progenitor, who passed to each of his descendants, or childerhis unique gifts and flaws. Views Read Mekyet View history. They either have an inexplicable inhuman air about them or are outright grotesque. The advantage of creating or joining a bloodline is easier access to one or more new Disciplines, or vampiric power; the disadvantage is that bloodlines mfkhet have an additional flaw or weakness that sets them apart from the parent mwkhet.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. For with the same ease a Mekhet investigates the source of a quote on a centuries-old tome, he will dissect a screaming subject to understand its secrets, speeding the Beast’s grasp over him.
Invictus Shadows are simply quieter about their covenant affiliation than their boastful brothers, or are at least more reserved about the reasons for their affiliation, cln typically coincide with those of the Carthians or Lancea Sanctum. The hallmarks of the clan are stealth and wisdom, so it is entirely fitting that they are associated with darkness — the better to hide them and the source of the knowledge they exhume. Vampires of sufficient age and potency of blood may create their own bloodlines rather than joining ones already established; the process is irreversible, and no vampire may belong to more than one bloodline.
Yet more Mekhet are diviners of secrets, questing after information itself forgotten and thus relegated to the darkness of memory. Please bear in mind that these are still early notes and are not set mekjet stone, especially as more setting information becomes available from White Wolf. The guttering, dying flame of the self, ready to be snuffed out by the darkness of the Beast. Some have even suggested that each of the five main clans had a different origin.
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The faceless facilitators of Kindred society, the keepers of secrets. Clan Mekhet comprises one of the most cosmopolitan memberships among the great families of the Kindred. Ascendant campaigns can view previous versions of their pages, see what has changed and who did itand even restore old versions.