Breath-Drinking is detailed in VTR: Mythologies Bullet-pdf Bullet-nip, a book to address several classic legends and rumors about vampires and how they relate to White Wolf's Kindred. It is a discipline that allows Kindred to gain Vitae, by drinking people's breath, as opposed to directly drinking their blood. It is associated with no clan, covenant, or bloodline, allowing any vampire to learn it at out-of-clan cost, provided they can discover the secret art through experimentation, or find someone to teach them.

Breath-Drinking has some unique limitations; it cannot be done at all below Blood Potency 3, and the amount of breath that can be taken from a target is dependent on the vampire's Blood Potency.

Those with knowledge of Breath-Drinking can also purchase a merit to apply that knowledge to gaining sustenance from livers, which is a much simpler, but significantly less delicate task.

The full details may be found in VTR: Mythologies Bullet-pdf Bullet-nip for Vampire: The Requiem.

Powers Edit

  • Menu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Sips of Breath - Steals breath away from a target slowly, over the course of an hour or more, converting their breath to Vitae.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Stolen Breaths - Allows breath to be stolen from a target covertly, such as in conversation or through laughing.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet Vaulted Lungs - Increases the amount of breath that the user may steal in a single action, and allows them to appear more human while Breath-Drinking.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bullet Spirit Thief - Halves the amount of time needed to use any Breath-Drinking power.
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet Drink With Thine Eyes - Steals breath instantly and reflexively from a passing target, who is unaware of what has just occurred.

References Edit

Vampire: The Requiem Disciplines


Animalism · Celerity · Obfuscate · Resilience · Vigor


Auspex · Bereschligost · Dominate · Majesty · Nightmare · Praestantia · Protean · Vitiate


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 · Dead Signal · 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


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