- For the book titled Mediums, see .
Classic World of DarknessEdit
Mediums in the Classic World of Darkness are usually mortal characters (or rarely supernaturals) who possess the Medium Merit; other related Merits have been published in various sourcebooks. Mediums are described more fully in the context of Wraith: The Oblivion in The Quick & the Dead and . Some mortal mediums possess other numina, usually psychic powers or some minor form of sorcery. The various projectors from Orpheus are not quite mediums, having attained a greater connection to the Underworld.
Chronicles of DarknessEdit
Mediums in the Chronicles of Darkness (the "New World of Darkness") are described in the "Psychic Phenomena" chapter of World of Darkness: Second Sight. Here, "Mediumist" is a category of psychic Merits available to mortal mediums. These Merits describe the character's ability to make contact with disincarnate entities (usually ghosts, but rarely other spirits).