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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Each clan also possesses a specific weakness that is unique to them. For instance, Ventrue of the Malkovian bloodline are especially vulnerable to gaining Derangements as are other Ventrue, but additionally have one Derangement which can never be cured.
We’ve already been saving your edits, so if you upgrade now you will have instant access to your previous versions. Our notes below give an idea of how they function socially and politically within Dark Metropolis.
Rather than making them a bland tabula rasa, we want to have the process of forging an identity and sense of belonging a key element of the Mekhet play experience. Languages Polski Edit links.
Clans and Bloodlines in Vampire: The Requiem
A Mekhet infiltrator is gracious or invisible, not a sloppy vandal. They embody vampirism as crude predation and evoke ideas of animal instinct, untamed ferocity and freedom that are commonly associated with predators.
Less philosophical and more viscerally impassioned Shadows are often drawn to the ranks of the unaligned, whose ideology of freedom or anonymity… is an easy fit for the wild at heart. Do they dive headstrong into emotion and feeling to help bolster their own identity, or do they try stand apart from humanity to define their new self more as Kindred than kine? This is mechanically represented by a greater difficulty in resisting derangement rolls. A Mekhet sire who leaves a new childe to the misinformation of other Kindred is a rarity indeed.
You should check them out. The clan does not have a formal symbol but it is associated with two symbols, both of which resemble the Roman numeral VII. Just as shadow cannot exist without light, so too does light banish shadow.
Since Requiem was a reboot and re-imagining of White Wolf’s previous game line, Vampire: This “other half” despises the Hollow Mekhet and constantly schemes against it, though its incorporeal nature limits its ability to interfere to little more than mischief and distraction – at least at first. 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.
Daeva are inherently gifted in the vampiric Disciplines of Celerity superhuman speedVigor superhuman strengthand Majesty the ability to attract, sway, and control the emotions of others. As the Beast gains ground, a Mekhet’s personality simply vanishes, leaving them frightening empty automatons.
The clan emblem of the Ventrue is a scepter inside a crown, superimposed over an inverted isosceles triangle. The Julii were wiped out by the Strigoi spirits probably in retaliation for the extinction of the Traditories and interclanic conflict millennia ago and are presumed to be extinct. Others choose from popular mortal styles and fashions, attempting to blend in with the crowd by evading individual notice. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.
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Wednesday, 1 October Clan Mekhet. And so the Mekhet struggle for position, swapping Masks as they move up and down the ranks. Mekget help rewrite it to explain the fiction more clearly and provide non-fictional perspective. They may also have survived as the modern Ventrue clan. Read Blood and Smoke for an exploration of the Mekhet mindset and relationship with the Beast.
The Daeva evoke the image of vampires as seductive, decadent, sexually transgressive predators who blur lust clah hunger together, equating the act of feeding with sensual pleasure.
The name Traditories is not the true name of the clan, as it was erased from history. 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, which typically coincide with those of the Carthians or Lancea Sanctum.
The Houses have been known to war with each other as often as they war with Kindred.
Clan: Mekhet – VtR: Discussions and Resource
They are often called Succubieven if they are male a few males insist upon being called Incubi instead, but most do not bother. Still others are poets or painters, coan to darkness of a more personal nature.
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The Masquerade — Bloodlines Vampire: Vampires have always been creatures of the night by design, but none more so than the dwellers in darkness who compose Clan Mekhet. Violent or politically motivated Mekhet typically favor Physical and Social Attributes and Skills, to improve their dealings with others and to allow them to strike from their namesake.
Antiquities scholar, assassin, Casanova, diplomat, enforcer, fence, ghetto Harpy, pilgrim, policeman, power behind the praxis, seer tags: I’m ready to Ascend! Their uncanny ability for knowing that which they shouldn’t is based on the ease with which they master the Disciplines of Auspex enhanced sensesCelerity superhuman speedand Obfuscate supernatural stealth.