- Barrens, The: 1. Areas of a city declared unfit for hunting, such as industrial wastelands. 2. Areas of a city that are devoid of life. Graveyards, abandoned buildings and parks.
The Barrens are referred to in both Vampire: The Masquerade and Vampire: The Requiem to indicate areas of a city unfit for life to hunt. This includes graveyards, abandoned buildings, and industrial wastelands or zones. They may also be areas of irreversible urban blight.