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Via Venator Umbra, more commonly known as the Path of the Grey Hunter, is a Path of the Via Bestiae ("Road of the Beast") in Dark Ages: Vampire.


  • Civilization must become home to Cainites, as it is home to our prey.
  • Alliances and agreements can be used to your advantage. Only a fool ignores a possible source of strength.
  • The pleasures of civilization can delight the Beast. Take advantage of them as you desire.

Hierarchy of Sins

Via Venator Umbra ("Path of the Grey Hunter")
Rating Moral Guideline
10 Failing to offer hospitality to an invited (or announced) visitor.
9 Avoiding an opportunity to hunt in the wilds.
8 Not hunting an easy target when the opportunity presents itself.
7 Shunning a gathering or celebration.
6 Avoiding contact with civilization.
5 Making a sacrifice for a stranger.
4 Refusing to kill to when important for your safety.
3 Not defending your territory.
2 Showing your enemies mercy.
1 Abstaining from feeding when hungry.


Dark Ages: Vampire Roads and Paths
Road of the Beast Path of the Grey Hunter · Path of the Hunter · Path of the Nomad · Path of the Savage · Road of the Slain · Road of the Yasa
Road of Heaven Path of the Archangel · Path of Christ · Path of Divinity · Path of Life · Path of Penitence · Path of the Prophet · Path of the Pure · Path of Retribution · Path of Tears · Road of Aesirgard
Road of Humanity Path of Breath · Path of Community · Path of Illumination · Path of Vigor
Road of Kings Path of Chivalry · Path of Daena · Path of Devaraja · Path of the Merchant · Path of the Tyrant · Path of the Vizier
Road of Lilith Path of Making · Path of Thorns · Path of Veils
Road of Sin Path of Cruelty · Path of Pleasure · Path of Screams · Path of the Devil · Path of the Eightfold Wheel · Path of Watchful Gods
Other Roads Code of Samiel · Road of Blood · Road of Bones · Road of Metamorphosis · Road of Night · Road of Paradox · Road of Service · Road of Set (Path of Apep) · Road of the Abyss · Road of the Hive · Road of the Serpent