The Tzimisce are a clan of scholars and flesh-shapers. Contents[show] Overview If one were to described a Tzimisce as inhuman and sadistic, it would probably. Clan Tzimisce is a major villainous bloodline in the White Wolf Studio RPG Vampire: The Masquerade and its larger franchise, “The World Of Darkness”. One of. The Tzimisce are the most overtly monstrous and least pronounceable clan in Vampire: The Masquerade (Unless you are Greek, it’s the name.

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Though it cost the lives of countless Brujah, the assault ended with Patricia successfully diablerizing Hardestadt, triggering an immense wave of uprisings across Kindred society that came to be known as the Great Claan Rebellion.

That’s the type of thing that drive me nuts not seeing with my own eyes, especially when the wiki making that kind of claims it does But like you say, there can be a strong case made for the Children of the Dracon being the direct descendants and successors to the Obertus Tzimisce of Constantinople through the Obertus revenant family.

Once again, while the strength of the Clan waned, individually, the Fiends prospered in the war that they had triggered.

So instead of Vicissitude being restricted to Sabbat Tzimisce, the Discipline became the default clan discipline. In their adopted homelands of New England and South America, the estates of the Obertus family are tzimisec to colossal libraries of ancient texts, jealously guarded by every member of the bloodline.

As the Clan and its mortal vassals made homes for themselves across the Carpathians and its surrounding lands, they met significant resistance from the local werewolves, the most prominent of which were the Shadow Lords tribe.

These Fiends pursue or at least study a philosophy known as Transcendence or Metamorphosis, and many conduct bizarre rituals and experiments to learn exactly what clsn beyond and how to achieve it. They also are the rulers of Eastern Europe. The Old Clan then doesn’t refer to a separate blood line and did not exist until after the Anarch Revolt. As with all Clans, the history of the Tzimisce is not entirely known, and often obscured by legends, misconceptions and outright fabrications by Elders determined to conceal their darker secrets.

The most significant factor of the Tzimisce attachment to domain, however, is the fact that the Fiends have populated their lands since even before the Ventrue attached themselves to Rome or the Brujah to fabled Carthage. The cauldron in which the Ancients hope to cook a bloody stew. Any Fzimisce can use a discipline to fuck his entire bloodline. When the waters finally receded, the Clan soon found itself at war with the other vampire Clans seeking new dominions throughout the area, most prominently the Nosferatu; having grown intensely territorial by now, the Tzimisce were enraged at the lack of respect shown their dominion, and took to making hideous examples of any intruding Kindred The fiends also practice their flesh-warping powers of Vicissitude with aplomb, using it to “beautify” themselves or others, to punish tzi,isce who have earned their displeasure, to test the limits of mortal, animal or vampiric endurance or to conduct experiments that defy the understanding of anyone but themselves.


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Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page. Vicissitude as a “disease” and Souleaters naturally follow from that. And if the Children of the Dracon dogma really descends directly from Constantinople seems up for debate.

It is not uncommon for a voivode or bishop to have several Cainites dwelling inthe domain she claims as her own, tzimissce extending into the lands beyond the city or the village proper. Help Contact Us Go to top. There are exactly two nice things that can be said of them.

Over the centuries, the Clan has developed the use of organic building materials in their domains, much of it still alive and sentient: Unexpectedly summoned by Zantosa revenants to an underground cavern deep beneath the city, he found that Manhattan’s secret underground had become an environment created entirely through mastery of Vicissitude, complete with fleshcrafted flora and fauna.

Unfortunately, they are almost always drawn to vice and hedonism, and are very easily addicted to illicit substances and activities – resulting in the loss of many fortunes over the centuries; for this reason, many Tzimisce have begun to wonder if the Zantosa would be better off being consigned to extinction This detachment from mortal nature begins from the Embrace: Similarly, though the strength of the Clan as a group was all but gone, as individuals the Tzimisce flourished in pursuit of their own private agendas.

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Respecting their power, the sect chooses to grant such Tzimisce ancients leeway within their territory, not wishing to end up like the last upstarts who made the mistake of challenging their dominions. Already the hunting hound paces its kennel. Following caln discovery of vampires by humanity and the failed attempts at a cover-up, initially cordial relationships between Kindred and kine sour once the Camarilla’s less-than-savory activities are brought to light: How canon it is depends on the Storyteller.

Many Tzimisce go beyond even this, having a close, personal entourage composed of hellish creations the likes of which nature never intended.

Tzimisce are very territorial creatures, maintaining a particular haven and guarding it ferociously. V20 goes along with the whole” predate the use of Vicissitude”-bit. Tzimisce often have Status in the SabbatResources and Retainers ghouls.


Sign In Don’t have an account? It’s been years since I read it so I’ll have to hunt it down again myself. Constantinople by Night is the major source on Obertus Tzimisce and their practices.

Reclusive scholars by nature, each member of the clan develops an obsession with a subject of paranormal research that they will pursue at any cost, hunting down information with a fervor that their masters can only admire. Tragically, all too many doomed ghouls ended up in this predicament ironically because they tried too hard to avoid such a fate and ended up accidentally displeasing their domitors in the process.

Indeed, as some tell the tale, the Tremere used captured Tzimisce vitae in their experiments to become immortal. Thus, if the Eldest ever emerges from Torpor, he will be able to devour Clan Tremere from within – and events in the Tsimisce Nights suggest that this theory is more valid than the speculators could possibly imagine Hierarchy has been somewhat fluid among Clan Tzimisce, as is their participation in politics over the years: The Masquerade and at my Tzimusce page.

As such, many Fiends in positions of authority delegate their governmental responsibilities to viziers or local leaders Interesting, I didn’t know the Salubri, had possibly learn their power from the Kuei-Jin, I might use that in my next chronicle. When one thinks of the barbarous lands, places untouched by the Victorian progress and largely unchanged since the feudal brutality of the Dark Ages, one cannot help but think of Eastern Europe, even in this enlightened time. The name of this Antediluvian remains unknown: Eventually the Roman Empire fell, and as the Dark Ages dawned, the Tzimisce entered what they described as “a golden age of progress and experimentation.

The ultimate goal of this project is to infect everyone and everything on the planet tzjmisce his essence, absorbing them into his totality and allowing him biological apotheosis. The Tzimisce’s signature Discipline of Tzimise is the subject of particular dread; tales speak of crippling disfigurements inflicted on a whim, of ghastly “experiments” and tortures refined beyond human or vampiric – comprehension or endurance.

Perhaps they are right, considering the fact that Koldunic Sorcery is heavily tied to Kupala, who is a pagan deity that is most likely a Talon of the Wyrm or a Earthbound demon.