To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. From the beginning, the Banu Haqim were an isolated lot, centered around Alamut and the Middle East. Revised edition "viziers" (sorcerers) had to pay an additional blood point to use Thaumaturgy. From my experience my vote goes to the osebos. Get started. Several thousand years ago, a tribe of proto-Maasai people were ordered by a pale spirit to produce a child for him. Vampire: the Masquerade 5th Edition, from top to bottom, is a scattered mess. In 2nd edition, sorcerers started to make an appearance, but they were poorly defined and a tiny section of the clan. Most of these were warriors and sorcerers. Much of the Assamite symbology is Arabic in origin. Pink, Assamite Assassin. The Brujah are one of the seven playable clans in Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Lore of the Clans is a sourcebook for Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition. With the version changes, there were also several changes in weakness. Open in app. Virtually all Assamites on the Path of Blood chose to stay with the main clan. Assamite Clan Symbol. Dark Ages: Vampire presented the Assamites as three separate castes without the disclaimer than the castes are "optional". Oh yeah. Clan Assamite no longer sees the need to hide its vampiric nature. Unlike the other lines of vampires, who become paler as they age, Assamites grow darker with age - their eldest members being the shade of obsidian. This blog is a list-based blog where I put the 13 clans found in Vampire: The Masquerade in order of least favourite to favourite. Recently, however, the Assamites have managed to shrug free of the Tremere curse due to the awakening of one of their most ancient and powerful methuselahs, named Ur-Shulgi, and have resumed feeding on other vampires. The elder exists for a century as the closest Assamite Antitribu to Caine himself, ruling under the title Hulul. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Whether or not she lives to tell the tale is dependent on how well she can keep her mouth shut. Any use of Aura Perception on the Sorcerer Caste reveals that he practices blood magic, even if the character has no knowledge of Thaumaturgy or Assamite Sorcery and even if the observer fails on the static mental challenge required to read the sorcerer’s emotional state. The results of this curse was that the entire warrior caste of the Assamite clan became afflicted with a tremendous blood-lust for the vitae of other vampires, even to the extent of addiction after only one taste of another Cainite's blood. Both Melee and Ranged don't require much skillpoints to be effective and they are killing machines from the get-go (Kneecapper or Sharpshooter) When i pick other clans i feel that they don't have the same kick-ass potential for that game mode but maybe... i'm missing something am i ? The Assamites of the Sabbat are free to drink the blood of all Vampires. About the Sword of Caine after the Gehenna Crusade. Only the Assamites that joined the Sabbat and thus became antitribu, and a few disobedient loners who refused to succumb to the curse were spared this fate. Another trait which differentiates the Assamites from the other vampire clans is that they were never cursed by Caine, the first vampire. Broke away from the clan along with Al-Ashrad, was being considered for the post of the first Assamite Justicar, later on Diablerised by the Haqim, (Gehenna- 2004), Thetmes, Fifth generation Warrior. All Shango are addicted to vampiric blood. Instead, they ritually slay the eldest of their own clan every 100 years through a special diablerie ceremony. Basically, Assamite law states that the oldest clan member alive is the "old Man of the Mountain" in Haquim's absence. Also, most importantly, they were never subjected to the Curse of the Tremere. You basically pick a weapon skill (brawl, melee, or firearms) and raise the attribute to match (strength or perception), plus any disciplines that complement it. The Assamites of the Sabbat, acting on the request of the Sabbat leader Vestgeir, severed all direct association to the Assamite clan. Caitiff, also called Clanless, are vampires who do not belong to any clan. Masquerades as a Brujah Rabblerouser. The Discipline's effects range from the novice ability to use one's blood as a potent poison to causing an entire Cainite bloodline to "weep" blood. There is one notable exception to this; Al Ashrad, former Amr of the clan, has pure white skin and no one has been able or willing to explain this. The Assamite castes split apart during the Schism. Starting with the core book, we get a layout/format scheme that is just plain awful. A Vampire: the Masquerade-Bloodlines story from the perspective of what's at the bottom of the food chain: a human. The Assamites are a clan of vampires, from White Wolf Game Studio's Vampire: The Masquerade books and role-playing games. This site is dedicated to White Wolf's World of Darkness and my vision of it. Vampire: The Dark Ages initially presented them in much the same light as 2nd edition Vampire: The Masquerade. Revised and Vampire: The Dark Ages Assamites suffered from the Warrior weakness, addiction to vitae. Friend to "Queen" Rose of the Albion Garou. Despite this, they were still subject to two powerful curses from other sources. The Discipline was developed as a tool for carrying out the Clan's original purpose as defined by its founder Haqim as judges and police to their fellow Cainites during the age of the First City of Enoch. The Hashshashin cult that once occupied this fortress is what inspired the first version of the Assamites. The Gangrel are one of seven playable clans in Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Vampire the Masquerade/Worm. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines combines intense first-person action with an open, non-linear world, rich character development and an immersive storyline. The Assamites clan Discipline is Quietus, which alters the internal chemistry and alchemical balance of the vitae (or blood) of the practitioner or his/her victims. The Assamites of the Sa… In the 1st edition, they were generally presented as an all male fanatical sect of Muslim assassins. Organization: Elders of the clan still orchestrate the Assassins’ movements from the Eagle’s Nest at Alamut, but more and more Assamites have been dispatched throughout the world killing Kindred with or without sanction or contracts. In all versions, Assamites grow darker with age. Even if they have never actually engaged in diablerie, their aura shows their blood lust clearly. Privacy PolicyCookie SettingsDo Not Sell My InformationReport Ad. However, they do not ask for blood from the leaders of the sect. In that context, the "viziers" were actually the sorcerers. V5: Second Inquisition. Most of those that joined the Camarilla were viziers and sorcerers. Assamite Antitribu will not battle non-Sabbat Assamites, and Assamites have never warred against the Sabbat Assamites. At the end of the 100-year reign, the next in line drinks the precious vitae from the previous ruler, and so it passes it through history. It is fairly common among Vampires, especially within the Camarilla, both because of its versatility and because of its subtlety.Many Presence powers can be used upon large groups of people at once and transcend virtually all boundaries of gender, race, religion, class, and supernatural status. It is a single volume revisiting all thirteen clans of the World of Darkness. Because their weakness is their rage, they are much more vulnerable to frenzy. Warriors that joined the Camarilla are generally seen as loose cannons who must be supervised by their more restrained (and non-vitae-addicted) clan mates. Gangrel, like the Brujah, are among the best vampire fighters. Or at least, it's the 1995 version we are doing today. Before we get too deep, this is the official clan symbol of the Assamites. V5: Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. Sabbat characters who follow the Path of Humanity receive 5 points to spend on virtues, and virtues begin at 1 point. The first such curse originated with the Baali bloodline during the Assamite clan's attempted destruction of that family. - Varric, Dragon Age II, Legacy. their lips with the poison, for a "kiss of death") and press it to their opponents. Presence is a Discipline in Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines.. The Sabbat Assamites have since that time made peace with their former clan. Ur-Shulgi demanded that other Assamites give up the worship of other gods and only revere Haqim. Childe of Zeinab al Amman, supposed lover of Queen Anne of London, believed to hold the keys to the Temple in Jerusalem following the destruction of a Demon there. Vampire: the Masquerade Revised - Disciplines. Unlike the Brujah, their ferocity stems from their animalistic instinct and rage, rather than anarchic anger. There’s something sad and desperate about having a vampire clan full of nothing but badass assassins, but damned if the Assamite don’t manage to be kind of awesome anyways. In the World of Darkness, it is possible for ghoul attributes to become inborn. ... Vampire the Masquerade fanfiction starring my two characters. Zer0Morph's "Let's Play" TFN 1.5 HD as Sparrow Macray, an Assamite computer hacker. The frenzy mechanic there did work like PnP - the vampire just starts attacking at random and might even attack allies (you control a team, rather than just one character). Assamite antitribuSymbolThe Assamite Antitribu are almost identical to their non-Sabbat counterparts, except that they accept all races into their clan, granting membership to anyone with a warrior's heart. Also, most importantly, they were never subjected to the Curse of the Tremere. Ur Shulgi, Fourth generation Sorcerer. The experiment failed. The Brujah have a reputation as fierce warriors; their affinity for war is carried in their blood. Many Assamites stayed with the main clan. The term is traditionally used by the Camarilla. 2) Assamite. There's plenty about Vampire: the Masquerade, including clans, sects, disciplines, and ghouls. The word revenant as used here is technically a misnomer though, since the word literally means "undead", even though th… Childe of Thetmes, disassociated lover of Lucita, one of the most proficient killers among Kindred, Tariq the Silent - Among the "Most wanted" REDLIST of Camarilla, 6th gen kindred (later turned to 13th gen by Tremere Antitribu through the ritual "Quench the Lambent Flame"). V5: Vampire: The Masquerade - Out for Blood (Spring) V5: Vampire: The Masquerade - Parliament of Knives (Summer) V5: Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong. Nobody talks about specific builds because they're not really important. VTM Dark Ages Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The rest just goes into whatever you need to complete quests, like sneaking, hacking, and lockpicking. Damn been playing too much dragon Age :P I'll be sure to change it. Assamite Clan (阿萨迈, Ā sà mài) 1 About 2 Members 3 Trivia 4 References 5 Site Poll They live in a middle-eastern city in the desert. Because of this, they may be considered a separate bloodline from all other Assamites. Why does the game freeze whenever i put in a console code. Sorcerers in the Camarilla find their skills in high demand as an alternative to dealing with the Tremere. Forthcoming VtM material at some point in the future include; V5: Sabbat. Assamite. Few Warriors chose this option. The Viziers and Warriors have the same Disciplines in the Dark Ages and modern era. The Assamite Antitribu are the primary assassins of the Sabbat. Thnx for the information. As of Patch 8.7+ Brujah: All-Star Athlete is great for an extra boost to strength. If he fails, the Shango becomes addicted to that vampire's blood and must make a frenzy roll the next time they meet. A small number of Assamites, mostly Warriors, joined the Sabbat. 1st and 2nd edition Assamites all suffered from an allergy to vitae due to the Tremere curse and had to tithe vitae to the clan. Assamite Coven PVP/PVE/RP Vampire Guild. The Warrior Caste suffers from an addiction to vampire vitae and an aura stained by diablerie. Aside from warriors/assassins, later game supplements expanded the clan's background and composition to include scholars, known as Viziers, and sorcerers. We offer free bites to humans interested in becoming vampires ... We immediately hit it off and since I was going to be there for a week, I came up with an idea. Its pieces are strewn across the landscape like the aftermath of a fucking airplane crash. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Vampire characters who follow Path of Humanity are not permitted to start with a Humanity rating … Over time a few Assamite factions have permanently defected to the sects however, notably the antitribu (who joined the Sabbat) and the smaller group of Schismatics that sought protection in the Camarilla. Either certain defining traits are not passed along in the Embrace, or some manner of imprinting is missing. Ghoul characteristics can, with effort, be inherited through several generations of ghouls through the breeding efforts of their vampire masters, resulting in a family of revenants; ghouls whose bodies naturally produce vitae. The first meeting with Andrei the Tzimisce as a Malkavian in Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines. There was a masquerade violation, by Elvis, during Elvis Week. Many of the Assamite-antitribu elders, particularly in the Black Hand, had defected and left the Sabbat to return to the main clan. For Vampire characters, virtues begin at 1 point. This caused a great many elder Assamite Antitribu to rejoin the original clan, leading to a leadership crisis in the Sabbat's Black Hand subsect. While the Assamite-antitribu who had been with the Sabbat for the last 500 years were entirely from Warrior stock, the Warriors opting to join the Sabbat were not entirely welcomed with open arms. Any time a Shango tastes to blood of another Laibon or Kindred, he must make a Self-Control roll (difficulty equal to the number of blood points ingested +3). I favor histories that create a real challenge, but that reward the player with nice bonuses for taking on a challenge that may well last the entire game. The second curse occurred at the hands of the Tremere around the time of the Anarch Revolt. Starting Disciplines: Celerity, Obfuscate, Quiteus Clan Weakness: Addiction to Vitae and/or Diablerie Gangrel are loners and prefer solitude; they're also the closest to nature and the beast than all the other vampire clans. Before rerunning the experiment, [Lasombra] was visited by his child's playmate, Ontai. Childe of Haquim, One of the most powerful and potent blood mage in the, Al-Ashrad, Fifth generation Sorcerer. In the Revised edition Assamite clan book (modern era) they get Assamite Sorcery, Obfuscate, and Quietus. This child was trained to lead by having every member of the tribe obey him, and he was trained to be loyal by extensive gifts and rewards from the Lasombra Antediluvian. Childe of Sha'hiri, caliph of the Clan since 15th century, Fatima al-Faqadi, Sixth generation Warrior. The Viziers tended to the mortal herds, the judges (now the Warriors) tended to the clan's defense, and the Sorcer… You'll also want some kind of social skill - persuasion is best, followed by seduction if female, and intimidate a distant third. Vampire: The Masquerade; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. While Caitiff are Embraced normally by existing clans and bloodlines across the gamut of Kindred existence, something seems to happen between sire and childe. "If he pulls a dragon out of his ass I'm leaving!" They also drew away from the main clan, primarily for religious reasons. I had brought my Masquerade and Werewolf the Gathering books and Clay and Josh (around age 8) made one of each. Most Dispossessed Assamites are Viziers or Sorcerers. ... 11. Ur-Shulgi was particularly vicious towards Muslim Assamites, and killed several elders for refusing to renounce their faith, including the head of the Warrior caste. The Assamite Clan is further subdivided into three castes; Warrior, Sorcerer, and Vizier. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Revised edition Vampire presented the Assamites of consisting of the warriors and the "viziers". Welcome to the Wiki for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines and the upcoming Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 that anyone can edit - by the fans, for the fans! In Libellus Sanguinus and Dark Ages: Vampire sorcerers get Assamite Sorcery, Auspex, and Quietus as their primary Disciplines. This curse, intended as punishment for the clan's addiction to vampire blood as a result of the first curse, caused the entire Assamite clan to have a severe allergic reaction to the vitae of other vampires. Even the clan stronghold, Alamut, is based in a mountain range in the Middle Eastern region. Note: Your mileage may vary depending on how you plan to build your character but here are my opinions. Assamites in Libellus Sanguinus, Dark Ages Vampire, and the Revised Assamite clan book have the standard three caste flaws. Ur- shulgi is a 4th or 5th generation Assamite that comes out of Torpor and claims the positiion as his own, with the previous leader stepping aside. Nassir ibn Zeinab al-Ma'an Sixth Generation Warrior. It is easy to make up your own histories, or to edit existing histories. A Brujah who befriends Christof on his first night in London.Pink delights in Christof's naiivete of the modern world, and gives advice to Christof as he seeks Anezka and the end to Vukodlak.Pink is pursuing his own ends; only the Malkavian Dev/Null is able to see this, but his attempts to give Christof clues as to Pink's true nature are clouded by his madness. Libellus Sanguinus originally introduced the concept of the three Assamite castes. Even when compared to other vampires, the Assamite appear overly obsessed with blood, due to a clan weakness which causes an addiction to the blood of other vampires. OSSR: Vampire: The Masquerade Colons: Clanbook: Assamite: Colons There are many versions of all the Clanbooks, but this one is mine. Note: Your mileage may vary depending on how you plan to build your character but here are my opinions. Effectively the clan consists of three bloodlines, known as castes, each with slightly different Disciplines and weaknesses. [1][2]Assamite antitribu SymbolThe Assamite Antitribu are almost identical to their non-Sabbat counterparts, except that they accept all races into their clan, granting membership to anyone with a warrior's heart. This does mean your research stat can never go about 9 total, but in the plus patch that is all you need. Even though most Assamites claim independence from the sects, they still collaborate with both the Camarilla and the Sabbat whenever such an alliance suits their purposes. Some Assamites joined the Camarilla. Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption is a 2000 role-playing video game developed by Nihilistic Software and published by Activision.Set in White Wolf Publishing's World of Darkness, the game is based on White Wolf's role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade and follows the adventures of Christof Romuald, a 12th-century French crusader who is killed and subsequently revived as a vampire. This meant the Sabbat was not entirely welcoming because of the recent betrayal. This unspoken understanding is at least recognized by Sabbat leaders. The Assamites have gone through many revisions. Assamite: Based in the deepest roots of the middle east, Assamites, or Banu Haqim, are often feared as one of the most deadly of all the clans.Often Stereotyped as assassins or diablerists, their true mission is to further themselves from the Jyhad. The Vizier Caste has an Obsessive/Compulsive derangement that is related to the creative or intellectual ability in which he has the most Ability traits. This elder has some of the blood of the Lasombra founder, a third generation vampire, running through his veins. Ur-Shulgi began to implement an extremist doctrine which in turn caused the Schism, where a group of Assamites who rejected the Methuselah's dogma joined the Camarilla sect. Childe of Ur Shilgi, one of the most pre-eminent mages in the, Tegyrius, Fifth generation Vizier. Lacking competition for certain roles due to the relative absence of other Clans, the clan thus maintained its separation of duties over the millennia rather than becoming specialized to one particular mode of existence. Few sorcerers or viziers joined the Sabbat. Vampire the Masquerade: Redemption is a lot closer to the PnP mechanics in many respects (aside from attributes and being able to put more points in specific powers). The three caste system was introduced as "optional" in the Revised edition Assamite clanbook. This resulted in many Assamites being killed, and many more opting to leave Alamut. Main article: Kindred of the Ebony Kingdom#ShangoLaibon Legacy of Clan Assamite. In the original version of this clan the Assamites are a group of skilled, select assassins who often commit contract killings in exchange for the blood of other vampires. But there's also other info and a broadened perspective is to follow. Some Assamites chose to go completely independent and avoid all the sects. © 2021 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY.