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| class="even" | Visceratika
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| class="odd" | Pronunciation:
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The [[Discipline (VTM)|Discipline]] of '''Visceratika''' is the exclusive possession of the [[Gargoyle (VTM)|Gargoyle]] [[bloodline (VTM)|bloodline]] and is an extension of their natural affinity for stone, earth, and things made thereof. It features shapeshifting abilities similar to those of [[Protean (VTM)|Protean]], though with a greater emphasis on defense. While it is possible for other [[Cainite]]s to learn Visceratika, the Gargoyles are unwilling to share such a valuable survival tool.
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The [[Discipline (VTM)|Discipline]] of '''Visceratika''' is the exclusive possession of the [[Gargoyle (VTM)|Gargoyle]] [[bloodline (VTM)|bloodline]] and is an extension of their natural affinity for stone, earth, and things made thereof.
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==Overview==
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Visceratika features shapeshifting abilities similar to those of [[Protean (VTM)|Protean]], though with a greater emphasis on defense.
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While it is possible for other [[Cainite]]s to learn Visceratika, the Gargoyles are unwilling to share such a valuable survival tool.
   
 
==Official Abilities==
 
==Official Abilities==
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===Standard Powers===
 
===Standard Powers===
 
* {{dot|1}} {{ref|lvl1}}
 
* {{dot|1}} {{ref|lvl1}}
**'''Whispers of the Chamber''': The Gargoyle can detect others within an enclosed area approximately the size of a large apartment, even others that are actively avoiding detection, whether by natural or supernatural stealth.
 
 
**'''Skin of the Chameleon''': Blend into your surroundings
 
**'''Skin of the Chameleon''': Blend into your surroundings
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**'''Whispers of the Chamber''': Detect all others within an enclosed area the size of a large apartment
 
* {{dot|2}} {{ref|lvl2}}
 
* {{dot|2}} {{ref|lvl2}}
** '''Skin of the Chameleon''': The Gargoyle's skin takes on the texture and tone of his surrounding, adding a the Gargoyles capacity for Stealth.
 
 
** '''Scry the Hearthstone''': Know where individuals are located within a structure
 
** '''Scry the Hearthstone''': Know where individuals are located within a structure
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** '''Skin of the Chameleon''': Blend into your surroundings
 
* {{dot|3}} {{ref|lvl3}}
 
* {{dot|3}} {{ref|lvl3}}
** '''Voices of the Castle''': As Whispers of the Chamber, but affecting an entire building or structure.
 
 
** '''Bond with the Mountain''': Partially merge into stone or cement
 
** '''Bond with the Mountain''': Partially merge into stone or cement
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** '''Voices of the Castle''': Know where individuals are located within an entire building
 
* {{dot|4}} {{ref|lvl4}}
 
* {{dot|4}} {{ref|lvl4}}
** '''Bond with Terra''': Similar to the [[Protean (VTM)|Protean]] power '''Earth Meld''', the Gargoyle can meld with stone, brick, or asphalt, although a faint outline or reliefe will be visible in the material above where he rests. In that repect, it is more similar to [[Vampire: The Requiem]]'s [[Protean (VTR)|Protean]].
 
 
** '''Armor of Terra''': Harden your skin to absorb damage much more easily
 
** '''Armor of Terra''': Harden your skin to absorb damage much more easily
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** '''Bond with Terra''': Partially merge into stone or cement
 
* {{dot|5}} {{ref|lvl5}}
 
* {{dot|5}} {{ref|lvl5}}
** '''Stonestrength''': The Gargoyle's flesh is hardened (gains one extra soak die), pain is deadened (wound/pain penalties reduced by one), and fire damage recieved is halved.
 
 
** '''Flow Within the Mountain''': Pass through stone or cement
 
** '''Flow Within the Mountain''': Pass through stone or cement
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** '''Stonestrength''': Your flesh is hardened, pain is deadened, and fire damage is halved
   
 
===Advanced Powers===
 
===Advanced Powers===
 
* {{dot|6}} {{ref|lvl6}}
 
* {{dot|6}} {{ref|lvl6}}
** '''Dark Statue''': If Stamina and Fortitude permit and Frenzy is resisted, the Gargoyle may avoid the effects of direct sunlight by remaining completely still, and refrain from even the slightest movement or twitch.
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** '''Dark Statue''': You are physically unaffected by sunlight as long as you do not move, but must still roll to avoid [[Rötschreck]] and must have [[Fortitude]]
** '''Rockheart''': similar to Stonestrength, the Gargoyle's innards calcify, reducing peircing damage to halve, and making staking effectively impossible (only if attacker's Strength + Potence is at least 7).
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** '''Rockheart''': Similar to ''Stonestrength'', your innards calcify, reducing piercing damage and making staking almost impossible
* {{dot|7}} '''Crawling Chamber''' {{ref|lvl7}}: The Gargoyle may animate and control appoximately a 100ft³ volume of stone, impart a base sentience, aloow it to reshape or ooze, and even to attack foes under direction or command.
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* {{dot|7}} {{ref|lvl7}}
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** '''Crawling Chamber''': You may animate, give a limited sentience to, and command (to an extent) a 10 ft³ volume of stone
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Bond with the Mountain - VTES.jpg|''Bond with the Mountain'' [[VTES]] card. Art by [[Talon Dunning]]
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</gallery>
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
{{note|lvl1}} '''Level 1'''
 
{{note|lvl1}} '''Level 1'''
 
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{|border="0"
|-
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| style="width:200px" | Whispers of the Chamber
| Whispers of the Chamber
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| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
 
| Pg. 91
 
| Pg. 91
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width:200px" | Skin of the Chameleon
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| Skin of the Chameleon
| style="width:300px" | [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
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| [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
 
| Pg. 115
 
| Pg. 115
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
{{note|lvl2}} '''Level 2'''
 
{{note|lvl2}} '''Level 2'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
|-
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| style="width:200px" | Skin of the Chameleon
| Skin of the Chameleon
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| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
 
| Pg. 91
 
| Pg. 91
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width:200px" | Scry the Hearthstone
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| Scry the Hearthstone
| style="width:300px" | [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
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| [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
 
| Pg. 115
 
| Pg. 115
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
{{note|lvl3}} '''Level 3'''
 
{{note|lvl3}} '''Level 3'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
|-
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| style="width:200px" | Voices of the Castle
| Voices of the Castle
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| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
 
| Pg. 91
 
| Pg. 91
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width:200px" | Bond with the Mountain
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| Bond with the Mountain
| style="width:300px" | [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
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| [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
 
| Pg. 116
 
| Pg. 116
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
{{note|lvl4}} '''Level 4'''
 
{{note|lvl4}} '''Level 4'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
|-
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| style="width:200px" | Bond with Terra
| Bond with Terra
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| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
 
| Pg. 91
 
| Pg. 91
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width:200px" | Armor of Terra
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| Armor of Terra
| style="width:300px" | [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
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| [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
 
| Pg. 116
 
| Pg. 116
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|}
 
|}
   
 
{{note|lvl5}} '''Level 5'''
 
{{note|lvl5}} '''Level 5'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
|-
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| style="width:200px" | Stonestrength
| Stonestrength
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| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
 
| Pg. 91
 
| Pg. 91
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width:200px" | Flow Within the Mountain
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| Flow Within the Mountain
| style="width:300px" | [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
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| [[Guide to the Camarilla]]
 
| Pg. 116
 
| Pg. 116
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|}
 
|}
   
 
{{note|lvl6}} '''Level 6'''
 
{{note|lvl6}} '''Level 6'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
|-
 
 
| style="width:200px" | Dark Statue
 
| style="width:200px" | Dark Statue
 
| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
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| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
| [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
| Pg. 92
 
| Pg. 92
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{{note|lvl7}} '''Level 7'''
 
{{note|lvl7}} '''Level 7'''
 
{|border="0"
 
{|border="0"
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| style="width:200px" | Crawling Chamber
 
| style="width:200px" | Crawling Chamber
 
| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
| style="width:300px" | [[Vampire Storytellers Handbook]]
 
| Pg. 92
 
| Pg. 92
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{{VTMdisciplines}}
 
{{VTMdisciplines}}
[[Category:Glossary]]
 
[[Category:Vampire: The Masquerade]]
 
[[Category:Vampire: The Masquerade glossary]]
 
 
[[Category:Discipline (VTM)]]
 
[[Category:Discipline (VTM)]]
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[[Category:Gargoyle (VTM)]]
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[[Category:Trademark Discipline (VTM)]]

Latest revision as of 02:07, March 28, 2019

LogoVTESVisceratika
Name: Visceratika
Pronunciation: VIS-ur-raht-ih-ka
Bloodlines: Gargoyles

The Discipline of Visceratika is the exclusive possession of the Gargoyle bloodline and is an extension of their natural affinity for stone, earth, and things made thereof.

OverviewEdit

Visceratika features shapeshifting abilities similar to those of Protean, though with a greater emphasis on defense.

While it is possible for other Cainites to learn Visceratika, the Gargoyles are unwilling to share such a valuable survival tool.

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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    • Skin of the Chameleon: Blend into your surroundings
    • Whispers of the Chamber: Detect all others within an enclosed area the size of a large apartment
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet [2]
    • Scry the Hearthstone: Know where individuals are located within a structure
    • Skin of the Chameleon: Blend into your surroundings
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet [3]
    • Bond with the Mountain: Partially merge into stone or cement
    • Voices of the Castle: Know where individuals are located within an entire building
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bullet [4]
    • Armor of Terra: Harden your skin to absorb damage much more easily
    • Bond with Terra: Partially merge into stone or cement
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet [5]
    • Flow Within the Mountain: Pass through stone or cement
    • Stonestrength: Your flesh is hardened, pain is deadened, and fire damage is halved

Advanced PowersEdit

  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet Menu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet [6]
    • Dark Statue: You are physically unaffected by sunlight as long as you do not move, but must still roll to avoid Rötschreck and must have Fortitude
    • Rockheart: Similar to Stonestrength, your innards calcify, reducing piercing damage and making staking almost impossible
  • Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu hover bullet Menu hover bulletMenu hover bulletMenu bulletMenu bulletMenu bullet [7]
    • Crawling Chamber: You may animate, give a limited sentience to, and command (to an extent) a 10 ft³ volume of stone

GalleryEdit

References Edit

^  Level 1

Whispers of the Chamber Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 91
Skin of the Chameleon Guide to the Camarilla Pg. 115

^  Level 2

Skin of the Chameleon Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 91
Scry the Hearthstone Guide to the Camarilla Pg. 115

^  Level 3

Voices of the Castle Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 91
Bond with the Mountain Guide to the Camarilla Pg. 116

^  Level 4

Bond with Terra Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 91
Armor of Terra Guide to the Camarilla Pg. 116

^  Level 5

Stonestrength Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 91
Flow Within the Mountain Guide to the Camarilla Pg. 116

^  Level 6

Dark Statue Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 92
Rockheart Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 92

^  Level 7

Crawling Chamber Vampire Storytellers Handbook Pg. 92


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