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See also: Clanbook: Ravnos Revised

Clanbook: Ravnos is the sourcebook covering Clan Ravnos for Vampire: The Masquerade Second Edition.

Summary

From the White Wolf catalog:

Gypsies, vagabonds and charlatans, the cunning vampires of Clan Ravnos roam the night as they indulge in the most dangerous of games – lying to the liars, tricking the tricksters, and gleefully receiving curses from the Damned. From Bel Air to Bombay, from Shanghai to Sarajevo, these nomadic vampires wander where their citybound Kindred fear to tread. Now learn of the Ravnos' secret arts, and the centuries of hate that can lie behind a jester's smile.
  • Clanbook: Ravnos includes:
  • The history of the clan, from Mohenjo Daro to Birkenau.
  • Information on Ravnos around the world, and the bitter schism between Gypsy and giorgio.
  • New Merits, Flaws and Chimerstry powers.

Contents

Chapter One: The Ravnos

Chapter Two: The Persecuted

Chapter Three: The Lost

Chapter Four: Characters

Character Templates:

  • Ace of Spades
  • The Carjacker
  • The Dakini
  • The FX Artist
  • The Seer
  • The Smuggler
  • The Subway Conman

Appendix: Ravnos of Legend

Background Information

Like most pre-Revised Edition depictions of the Ravnos, the Clanbook depicts the Ravnos as stereotypes of thieving Gypsies. Later interpretations, especially in the case of Clanbook: Ravnos Revised, excise the gross ethnic stereotyping from the clan.

Memorable Quotes

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Characters

  • Ivan Krenyenko, criminal manipulator
  • Durga Syn, visionary foe of Baba Yaga
  • Spider-killer, a force of chaos from the American Southwest; he may be linked to Coyote or even the Nuwisha
  • Ezmerelda, a legendary and possibly fictional seeress
  • Tshurka - Powara (Ravnos)
  • Pujinka - Tshurka's brother, chief of the Lupines, eldest of the Children of Sarrath
  • Laetshi - Tshurka's daughter and Ravnos' sister, human seer
  • Ravnos - Tshurka's eldest son

Terminology

Sarrath or the Children of Sarrath (Silent Striders); Groups: Phralmulo, Tsurara, Phuri Dae, Urmen, Vritra, Kalderash, Wuzho, Georgi, Ravnos Neve

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