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Name: Thanatosis
Pronunciation: THAN-uh-to-sis
Bloodlines: Samedi

Thanatosis is the exclusive Discipline of the Samedi bloodline that involves manipulating effects of death and decomposition. In some ways it is similar to Necromancy.

OverviewEdit

The Discipline deals with the appearance of death in all its forms. The practitioners are obsessed with the appearance of death, finding themselves shunned by all but the most twisted of Kindred.

Official AbilitiesEdit

Included below are the official powers described in supplements for Vampire: The Masquerade. Sources are described below in the order they were printed.

Standard PowersEdit

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    • Hags' Wrinkles: Alter skin and the underlying fatty tissue to create disguises or small pockets of flesh
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    • Putrefaction: Inflict the decomposition of aging upon a victim
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    • Ashes to Ashes: Transform into a pile of thick, sticky powder
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    • Withering: Shrivel a victim's limb, making it useless
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    • Infection: Create infections in the aggravated wounds of others to feed them your vitae
    • Necrosis: Cause a victim's tissue to decompose and fall off

Advanced PowersEdit

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    • Compress: Shrink a victim's skin until it explodes off them, and then add it to yourself
    • Creeping Infection: Suspend a use of Putrefaction, Withering, or Necrosis for months until you decide to activate it
    • Marrow Sucker: Gain sustenance from bone
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    • Dust to Dust: As Ashes to Ashes, but you have limited movement and use of Disciplines
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    • Putrescent Servitude: Force a mortal or recently dead corpse to become your ghoul
    • Rigor Mortis: Make a victim's body lock up, inflicting great pain and possibly inducing Frenzy

Gallery Edit

VTES Cards Edit

References Edit

^  Level 1

Hags' Wrinkles Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 143
Hags' Wrinkles Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 40
Hags' Wrinkles Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 471

^  Level 2

Putrefaction Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 143
Putrefaction Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 40
Putrefaction Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 471

^  Level 3

Ashes to Ashes Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 143
Ashes to Ashes Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 41
Ashes to Ashes Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 471

^  Level 4

Withering Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 143
Withering Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 41
Withering Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 472

^  Level 5

Infection Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 144
Necrosis Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 41
Necrosis Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 473

^  Level 6

Compress Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 144
Creeping Infection Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 41
Creeping Infection Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 473
Marrow Sucker Lore of the Bloodlines Pg. 91

^  Level 7

Dust to Dust Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 144
Dust to Dust Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 42
Dust to Dust Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 473

^  Level 8

Rigor Mortis Vampire Players Guide Second Edition Pg. 144
Putrescent Servitude Vampire Storyteller's Companion Pg. 42
Putrescent Servitude Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition Pg. 473


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