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Cattiveria (Italian word for "wickedness") is the unique necromantic Discipline of the Sangiovanni bloodline. It grants them control over the energies of death, allowing them to animate corpses to do their bidding and perform other unholy acts.

Cattiveria was developed as a replacement for the necromancy employed by the bloodline's founder, Lodovico Sangiovanni, before his Embrace. No longer able to employ mortal sorcery, Lodovico realised through his association with the Lancea Sanctum that the "animating force" which preserved vampires and could be loaned to living ghouls should also be able to enervate corpses and ectoplasm as well. He spent many years researching and perfecting the Discipline, and it resembles a scholarly pursuit in some ways more than black magic, despite its trappings.

Powers Edit

  • Menu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Morticians Appraisal - attuned to the state of death, the necromancer may either glean minor details about a corpse - the cause and time of death, the corpse's living appearance etc. - or sense the presence of nearby corpses.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Shuffling Porter - by imbuing a corpse with ectoplasm, the necromancer brings it to "life", though it rots quickly and is capable only of following direct, simple commands.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Ectoplasmic Manifestation - the necromancer summons black ectoplasm which may be used to heal the wounds of any animated corpse, including vampires.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bullet The Predator's Bequest - by means of a Vitae-infused kiss, the necromancer empowers a Shuffling Porter with greater physical and mental abilities, as well as a fierce loyalty to its master and some autonomy.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet Ultimo Respiro - tears the animating ectoplasm from a walking corpse, destroying zombies and the like and severely injuring vampires.

References Edit

Vampire: The Requiem Disciplines

Common:

Animalism · Celerity · Obfuscate · Resilience · Vigor

Clan:

Auspex · Dominate · Majesty · Nightmare · Praestantia · Protean

Covenant:

Ahranite Sorcery · Coils of the Dragon · Crúac · Thanatology · Theban Sorcery · Veneficia

Bloodline:

Abjurism · Amphivena · Asphyx · Bhumisparsa · Bloodworking · Blut Alchemie · Cachexy · Carrefour · Cattiveria · Choronzon · Constance · Courtoisie · Crochan · Despond · Domus · Embrocation · Essentiaphagia · Eupraxia · Getsumei · Gifts of the Alu · Gilded Cage · Gustus · Hypnagogia · Impurity · Insomnium · Institutionalize · Kamen · Kingjan · Licencieux · Linagem · Lithopedia · Memento Mori · Meminisse · Mimetismo · Mortualia · Nahdad · Nduru · Nepenthe · Obtenebration · Ortam · Perfidy · Phagia · Ralab · Sakti Pata · Scourge · Serendipity · Shihai · Spiritus Sancti · Stigmatica · Sublunario · Suikast · Sunnikuse · Taurobolium · Tenure · Tezcatl · The Show · Web · Xinyao · Zagovny

Other:

Ars Speculorum · Blood Tenebrous · Breath-Drinking · Continence · Dementation · Detournement · Hamartiaphage · Mengilai · Mérges Sorcery · Psychogenics · Spoiling · Vodoun

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