Thanatology is the Discipline used by the Harbingers that allows them to control the death energy that builds up in a vampire, which they call Necrosis. However, they are unable to increase or decrease Necrosis, so they have to move it about.


  • Menu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Taking the Measure -  allows the vampire to sense the relative strength of other vampires, the presence of Ghouls, ghosts and any powers calling upon the forces of death.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Necrophage - can steal Vitae from other vampires and ghouls, and steal Essence from ghosts to turn into Vitae.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Purge - can transfer Viate to other vampires and other supernatural creatures capable of processing the energies of death gain points in their appropriate power Trait, such as Essence for Ghosts
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bullet Shifting the Scales - the vampire may attempt to raise her Blood Potency at the other vampire’s expense, or cast off the unwanted thickness of blood onto the other
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet Blight - the vampire can permanently lower her Blood Potency to unleash a wave of wasting blight on the vicinity, or a devastating attack on a single target.


Vampire: The Requiem Disciplines


Animalism · Celerity · Obfuscate · Resilience · Vigor


Auspex · Dominate · Majesty · Nightmare · Praestantia · Protean


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


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 · Nburu · 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


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

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