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(Nature and Demeanor) Architect (VPG) You are unhappy unless you are creating something of lasting value. Your sense of purpose goes beyond your own needs; you try to create something of lasting value for those who will come after you. People need many things, and you gain satisfaction by providing whatever you can. You are the type of person who makes an effort to build something of value: to found a town, create a company or in some way leave a lasting legacy. Many American pioneers were Architects by Nature. Regain one Willpower whenever you establish something of importance or lasting value. Autocrat (VPG) You must have complete control of the situation, complete control over those around you and as much control over fate as you possible can. Control is the only thing you understand; it is what you worship. Authority is what you desire, and it is what you gain when you have control. The more authority you have, the more control you gain. One hand feeds the other. Others may consider you domineering, but they just aren't up for the job - you are the only one who can do it. Regain one Willpower point when you achieve control over a group or organization involving other individuals. Autist (VPG) You hide your secrets from others. Even more importantly, you hide your true self. Anyone who understands you can hurt you, so no one must ever see the real you, or even come close. Give away as little of yourself as possible - adopt a false personality if you like - but just make sure no one discovers the truth about you. Knowledge is power, and those who know you can do anything they like to you. Avant-Garde (VPG) You must always be in the forefront - always the first with a piece of news, a dance or fashion trend, or a discovery in the arts. Nothing pains you more than hearing news secondhand, or someone else telling you about a hot new band. New discoveries are your life, and you devote a great deal of time and effort to keeping up with things. After all, if you're not in the forefront, you're nowhere. Bon Vivant (VPG) Life is pointless, shallow and meaningless - so have as good a time as possible. Rome may burn, but you shall drink wine and sing songs. A hedonist, sensualist, sybarite and party animal, the words austere, self-denial and self-discipline have no place in your life. You much prefer the concept of instant gratification. Still, you don't mind a little hard work as long as a good time awaits you upon completion. Most Bon Vivants have low Self-Control, for they so dearly love excess. Regain one Willpower point whenever you truly enjoy yourself and can fully express your exultation. Bravo (VPG) You are known as a bully, a ruffian and a tough, and delight in tormenting the weak. Things must always go your way, and you do not tolerate those who cross you. Power and might are all you respect; indeed, you heed only those who can prove their power to
Some Child Archetypes are actually innocent rather than immature."if you're not lead dog. Caregiver (VPG) You always try to help those around you. spoiled individuals and some drug abusers are Child Archetypes. There is nothing you like better than to persecute. Regain a Willpower point whenever you pursue your cause or convert another character to the same passion. intrepid. the Celebrant will indulge her passion as deeply as possible. "there are no prizes for second place". Celebrant (V) The Celebrant takes joy in her cause. The emotions of kindness and pity are not completely foreign to you. but you hide from your own sense of weakness through cruelty to others. Whether the character's passion is battle. Conversely. religious fervor. the view never changes". but not emotionally. and it is .you. The thrill of victory is the only thrill you recognize. Some see you as a spoiled brat. you seek to preserve the society that made you what you are. lose a point of temporary Willpower whenever you are denied your passion ro it is badly lost to you. you have to choose a new Nature. Regain a Willpower point when you manage to convince someone to help you with no gain to herself. Child (VPG) You are still immature in personality and temperament: a kid who never grew up. Given the chance. This is a very common archetype for Kindred who were created when they were young and subsequently matured mentally. antagonize. You are the hero who tries to live up to glorious ideals and codes of justice. it gives the Celebrant the strength to withstand adversity. If your Nature is Cavalier.a caretaker of sorts. People around you depend on your stability and strength to keep them steady and centered. Regain a Willpower point when you successfully protect or nurture someone else. and your Humanity ever falls below four. foiling her rivals or reading fine literature. You believe all the macho business proverbs . though you may not always recognize them. ignorant of the cold ways of the real world. Regain a point of Willpower any time you achieve your agenda through brutishness or intimidation. it is the thing that drives you. You are the one people turn to when they have a problem. While most Bravos despise the weak. Competitor (VPG) You are driven by the need to win at all costs. You see nothing wrong with forcing your will upon others. you prefer the security of being watched over by others. struggling to make a difference in the needs and sorrows of the unfortunate. This may also be a front you portray to gain peoples confidence. Children. You see life as a contest and society as a dichotomy of winners and losers. or to nurture you." You try to turn every situation into a contest of some kind. Though you can (hopefully) care for yourself. a few become their protectors. "eat or be eaten. while others see you as an innocent cherub unaffected by the evils of the world. Often you seek out someone to look out for you . heckle and intimidate those for whom you have contempt -and of them there are many. valiant and fearless as you need to be to complete your duty. You probably hate Deviants. Cavalier (VPG) You are as bold. By protecting that which is good.
Long ago the foolish actions of others ceased to surprise you. because laxity and low standards reduce the quality of life for everyone. churlish person at heart. you can get what you want? You always try to find the easy way out. once they discover the purity of your perspective. It is both difficult and distasteful for you to go against the flow or rebel. People confess to you and in return you give them advice. You encourage the same ideals in others. just by talking. taking everything seriously and finding little humor in life (though you may have a wickedly barbed wit). It is easy for you to adapt. and you insist on their being met. you like them. unless it is within yourself after all. so you may be a thief. a swindler. Curmudgeon (VPG) You are an irascible. or the best liked . most of which is good (though sometimes your advice is more for your own benefit than for that of the recipient). more importantly. Regain one Willpower point whenever you trick someone into doing something for you. as do the sickness and beauty of human nature. the person whom you feel to be the best. Conniver (VPG) What's the sense of working hard when you can get something for nothing? Why drudge when. You are very interested in other people. especially when they involve the circus of human endeavor. Taking charge is just not your style. Additionally. an entrepreneur. You have a very well-defined understanding of how things really work. Others will thank you later. throwing your lot in with her. Cynicism is your middle name. Regain one Willpower point whenever the group achieves one of its goals due to your support. you help prevent chaos from occurring. You are never satisfied with anything that is less than perfect. Nothing is ever perfect. it's a game. the fast track to success and wealth. or the most productive. and the blemishes must be pointed out in order for the good to be truly known. You flit to the brightest star. Critic (VPG) Nothing in the world should be accepted without thorough scrutiny and examination. You hate inconsistency and instability. . You are capable of cooperating with others. You are a facilitator who listens and advises. it is the tool with which you judge everything in life. as long as it means you win in some way or another. You seek out and expose the imperfections in every person or thing you encounter. Your standards are high for everything. and know that by supporting a strong leader. you just do it better. Conformist (VPG) You are a follower. but you know that you only do what everyone else does. Confidant (VPG) You understand people and. and you get great pleasure out of outwitting someone. but only by turning the group interactions into another contest: you must be the leader. Regain a Willpower point whenever you succeed at a test or a challenge. Some people might call what you do swindling or even outright theft. Personalities fascinate you. you're not a perfectionist. a con man or just a finagler. comply and reconcile yourself to whatever new situation you find yourself in. a street waif.the only way you can relate to anything. attune. Connivers play many roles. or the most indispensable.anything. adjust. All stable groups need some kind of Conformist. and who and what they are.
Your beliefs. You must predict this failure aloud. in fact. but you do adhere to your own strange code of conduct. Regain a Willpower point whenever you are able to flout social mores without retribution. live to organize and habitually strive to make things work smoothly. . particularly those afflicted with the derisive sobriquet "Poseurs." Regain a Willpower point when you influence a group in the completion of a difficult task. Gallants vary widely in temperament and ambition. Others may get swept up in the Dabbler's enthusiasm. but not much in the way of Wits or Stamina." Regain Willpower whenever you find a new enthusiasm and drop your old one completely. for good or ill. you may feel very guilty about spending time on anything else. and you are such a miscreant. You don't give a damn about other people's morality.the end justifies the means.Regain a Willpower point whenever someone does something stupid. holding in common little more than their love of attention. Every ounce of blood and passion you possess is directed toward it. make sure you describe your cause. Deviants are typically irreverent." "You're either for me or against me. You and those around you may suffer. Gallant (VPG) You are as flamboyant as you are amoral. Though you may indeed be a superior lover. You love people and you love to impress them even more.but you see yourself as all of the above. Before the game begins. you enjoy the chase almost as much as you enjoy the act. and some have truly bizarre tastes and desires. a rake. but your cause is everything . Dabbler (GC) The Dabbler is interested in everything but focuses on nothing. You trust your own judgment implicitly and tend to think of things in black-and-white terms: "This won't work. and tend to take control and organize things in order to suppress anarchy. Charisma and Manipulation ratings. You will let nothing stand in your way nothing that you cannot overcome. Deviant (VPG) There are always people who don't fit in. and define how it may affect your behavior. A consummate actor who loves to make as big a show of things as possible. nothing attracts your attention more than an appreciative audience." "There are two ways to do this . Toreador are often Dabblers. You like to be in charge. in any case. Regain a Willpower point whenever you accomplish some task that directly relates to your cause. some see you as a rogue. a Don Juan. You are not so much an aimless rebel as an independent thinker who does not belong in the society in which you were raised. a paramour or just a lounge lizard . Regain a Willpower point whenever you successfully impress another person. and be left high and dry as a result when he moves on to something else without warning. motivations and sense of propriety are the complete antithesis of the status quo. it is the primary force in your life. Fanatic (VPG) You are consumed by a cause. He flits from idea to idea.my way and the wrong way. Most Dabblers have high Intelligence. just like you said they would. passion to passion and project to project without actually finishing anything. Director (VPG) You despise chaos and disorder.
Your reasons are your own. people like you too much. You were brought up to live honestly and openly. and refuse to do anything that compromises your routine and established practices.Honest (Abe) (VPG) You have a moderate temperament. Regain a Willpower point when you accomplish something by yourself. moderator. conciliator and peacemaker. though a lack of vision can sometimes cause them to maintain the status quo instead of searching for a better way.you have lived your life (and unlife) by these simple truths ever since. Though others might think of you as lonely. people are resources. but you understand how difficult it is to ascertain. Individual decisions and considerations are fallible. nor have you constructed a complicated set of rules for yourself. Sometimes Judges make good leaders. your judgment and your ability to deduce a reasonable explanation when given the facts. No matter how urgent or deserving an individual case may be. and to be good to others . Regain a Willpower point whenever you correctly deduce a mystery by assembling the clues presented. even in the midst of a crowd. but always carefully evaluate your actions against your beliefs. You respect justice. isolated or remote. You struggle to promote truth. and it sets a dangerous precedent. Make an exception once. There are many different reasons why this might be so: you don't understand people. and the door to anarchy is opened. You hate dissension and arguments. Routines are what separate order from chaos. but the belief is there. Loner (VPG) You are the type of person who is always alone. the preservation of established practices and routines is more important. albeit ones that are most difficult to manage and employ. In your view. make an exception twice. an Idealist tries to reconcile his beliefs with the demands of vampiric existence. for that is the way in which truth can reign. yet which still benefits the coterie in some way. Idealists are frequently either very new to the Blood or very old. whereas routines and established procedures are the distilled wisdom of years or decades of decision-making. You pride yourself on your rationality. You are flexible in your behavior. you always seek to make things better. people dislike you. or you are simply lost in your own thoughts. hunter and lone wolf. deeply--in some higher goal or morality. forsaken. The object of his idealism may be something as pragamatic as the Camarilla's eventual triumph or as amorphous as the ultimate good. and many seek Golconda as the final expression of their idealism. . often acting contrary to self-interest to do so. In the meantime. madly. and refrain at all cost from telling lies and stealing from others. Idealist (GCO The idealist believes--truly. in truth you prefer your own company to that of others. you understand people too well. Regain a point of Willpower any time an action in pursuit of your ideals furthers your goals and brings your ideal closer to fruition. Judge (VPG) As a facilitator. Jobsworth (VPG) You are dedicated to the unbroken routine of your existence. You are not a dogmatist and do not insist that others live as you do. or when one of your arguments unites dissenting parties. and shy away from dogmatism. . You are the wanderer. arbitrator.
These people often have immense trouble finding and communicating with each other. Masochist (VPG) You like to push the boundaries and try to see how much you can take . it is far easier to set up situations experiments. Martyr (VPG) All possess the martyr instinct. Pick a destiny and fulfill it. but to you it is mere scientific necessity.Manipulator (VPG) You have always been fascinated by others. for example. degenerate Kindred elders and unstable individuals display characteristics of the Monster Archetype. Monster characters should pick a specific atrocity. and may even feign or exaggerate pain or deprivation. and generally helping people talk to one another.to see how people behave. You are the diplomat. or a profoundly developed sense of love. In these cases.how much pain you can tolerate before you collapse. This is just the way you are. cause or friends. especially when you are the cause of your pain and have some control over it. Some people have what other people want and would be willing to talk about working out a deal. That is where you come in. a Martyr expects sympathy and attention because of his or her suffering. Evil and suffering are the Monster's tools. Some might call these experiments cruel. Regain two points of Willpower whenever you experience pain in a way you never have before. The Monster does not commit evil for its own sake. At best. a feeling of a lack of control. but just don't know how to start. . Monster (V) The Monster knows she is a creature of darkness and acts like it. Sometimes just asking people questions about their actions can yield important information. but you are such a one. principles. You gain a certain satisfaction from suffering humiliation. You attempt to manipulate these situations for your personal advantage. a tempter regains Willpower for luring someone into wickness. Many Sabbat.fulfilling needs. smoothing over disputes. regaining Willpower whenever they indulge that urge. You are able to endure long-lasting and severe suffering because of your beliefs and ideals. No villany is below her. Even fewer live the life of a Martyr. in order to discover more information about your chosen subjects. Why do people behave as they do? What thoughts and emotions affect their actions? The cognitive processes that influence the choices people make intrigue you. At worst. the perpetual person in the middle. depravation and even mutilation. no hurt goes uninflicted and no lie remains untold. but often people do not truly understand their own motivations and concerns. but few act upon it. a Martyr will choose to suffer injury or even the Final Death rather than renounce his religion. You know that your need is somewhat perverse. the middle child. while an apostate regains Willpower for causing another to doubt her faith. Mediator (VPG) The world is full of people who want things. Your desire for self-sacrifice stems either from a low selfesteem. and she uses them wherever she goes. but you know you aren't crazy. but rather as a means to understand what she has become. Regain a Willpower point when you sacrifice yourself or your comfort for your ideals or another's immediate gain. beliefs. sometimes people want the exact same thing. You are dedicated to mediating between people . if you will .
" That is the motto of your life. your problems will never be with you forever. is bothersome. what you lack or what you have done. Regain a Willpower point whenever you see or learn of someone who has benefitted from the wisdom you shared with them. they do have to admit that it has remained on your shoulders for quite some time. Poltroon (VPG) Meeting trouble (or anything else ) head-on is the tactic of fools and optimists. Penitent (VPG) You are unworthy. Deviation from routine. Though you may be strict with others. You tend to be neat and precise in everything you do. Either because of a low self-image or because of a spectacular trauma in your past. Some call you a fool. You are sinful. Teaching is your avocation. but even they have to admit you're happier than they are. But you know you are weak and beyond hope. and you know if you can just stay cheerful and stop worrying. Don't worry. vile and lacking in virtue. Regain a Willpower point whenever you feel that you have achieved absolution for a given grievance. Your plans are often long and involved. not traumatic. Very little springs from you spontaneously. sometimes extending beyond the lives of the mortals involved in them. not in others and certainly not in yourself. and your nightly dream is to be able. Certainly you'll encounter difficulties from time to time.not only skills and knowledge. to overcome it. you feel compelled to spend your life making up for what you are. The sensible way to deal with trouble is to deny it a target. it is with yourself that you are most critical . and it pains you too much to stand by and watch this occur. Plotter (VPG) Everything you do is planned. the greater the penance. however. but also the less tangible assets of wisdom and experience.and you like to tell everyone about what you've learned. You . each thing you do must accomplish something in the greater scheme. at last. You try to plan everything in your life. Perfectionist (VPG) You can't stand imperfection. and have a nice day.Optimist (VPG) "Everything always turns out for the best. Pedagogue (VPG) You've been a few places. for you believe any deviation could bring ruin. While some people might accuse you of sticking your head in the sand. You struggle nightly to make amends for your weakness. and picked up a thing or two along the way . You have no right to exist and are utterly beyond redemption. The greater the crime. Regain a Willpower point whenever you accomplish your goal without any demonstrable flaw or impediment. You are base. seen a few things. not deranged. but there's no sense in worrying yourself to death in advance. If given the chance you can lecture others for hours. to make everything neat and proper and right in their lives. You are dedicated to passing on what you have learned for the benefit of others . be happy. You owe it to Creation at large to offer repentance for the crime of your existence. and looks like it will continue to do so indefinitely. if not necessarily your profession. Neither can you tolerate those who do not do everything they can to do their best.everything must always be in its place. You are organized. and you must always do the best and be the best. In your time you've seen inexperience and ignorance lead to all kinds of misery and misfortune. Details must be exact.
similiar situation. and if others cannot protect their claims. Regain a Willpower point when your self-centered disposition leads you to profit. iconoclast and free-thinking recalcitrant. You crave approval and praise.you simply crave praise and approval for their own sake. she does not adhere to them unquestioningly. existance is a puzzle which she can help to reassemble. that she examines her surroundings rigorously and with a critical eye. You are so independentminded and free-willed that you are unwilling to join any particular cause or movement. Simpleton (PG) Slob (PG) Soldier (GC) The Soldier is not a blindly loyal follower. Courage is not high on your list of virtues. they have no right to them. Rebel (VPG) You are a malcontent. Praise-Seeker (VPG) You self-worth is based entirely on the opinions of others. or information gathered logically is of use in another. and never face anything unless there is no other option. the Soldier applies her own techniques to others' . and you have no thought of using others' good opinions to your own advantage . materially or otherwise. whatever. Rebels may oppose the government. The system a Scientist attempts to impose on the world may be completely ludicrous. looking for logical outcomes and patterns. She simply refuses to succumb to the whims of others. and she sticks by it. however. This is not to say that the Scientist is always looking for a scientific or rational explanation. To each his own. you do not think of protection. and will go to extreme lengths to get such . You tend to be insubordinate to authority to the point of stupidity. a vampire prince. The player should choose whom or what his characters rebels against when he adopts this Archetype. Unlike the Sycophant. Regain a Willpower point whenever your actions adversely effect your chosen opposition. but then the line between courage and folly is virtually nonexistent to your eyes. You are just yourself and only desire the freedom to be yourself. systematic approach to a problem helps you solve it. You do not make a good follower and aren't usually a very good leader either (unless your followers are willing to go wherever you lead). so you can feel good about yourself. Regain Willpower any time a logical. While she exists for orders.never confront what you can evade. They have their own best interests in mind at all times. Church.even risking yourself and things you love. Scientist (GC) To a Scientist. Rogues almost universally possess a sense of self-efficiency. and often hold low-ranking positions in Camarilla city governments. Scientists have high Mental Attributes. but rather. Rogue (V) Only one thing matters to the Rogue: herself. The Rogue is not necessarily a bully or thug. More independent than a Conformist but too tied into the idea of command to be a Loner. but it is a system. A Scientist logically and methodically examines her every situation and manuever.
or who surrenders to the nameless forces of the universe. and you have no pride. You almost never change. You strive to always preserve the status quo. Regain a point of Willpower when you achieve your orders' objectives.what point is there in that? You may be seen by some as a miser. Regain a Willpower point any time you succeed at a dangerous task that you have deliberately undertaken. you are small and weak and unfit for survival. and never give up .never. regain a point of Willpower any time you successfully resist change for its own sake. Survivor (VPG) No matter what. Also. Thereby you hope to earn some kind of protection. pull through. Thrill Seeker (VPG) You live for that moment of danger when the adrenalin kicks in and you feel truly alive. a reactionary or simply an old fogy.goals. The Soldier has no compunctions about using whatever means necessary to do what needs to be done. conservative and extremely traditional individual. her ambitions lie within the established hierarchy and structure. Nothing angers you as much as a person who doesn't struggle to make things better. In return you will serve. performing various barely necessary services and generally trying to ingratiate yourself. . Traditionalist (VPG) You are an orthodox. As a junkie is addicted to his particular brand of poison. outlast and outlive nearly any circumstance. the Trickster always uncover a kernel of humor within it. you go out of your way to place yourself in dangerous situations that test the limits of your abilities. The more difficult the orders are to fulfill. When the going gets tough. the better it feels to accomplish them. hiding from their own shadows. Regain a Willpower point whenever you survive a threatening situation through tenacity. You never say die. You can endure. you are addicted to danger. . siding with her. You train and work to be as ready as you can for these situations. There is no limit to the depths to which you will lower yourself in order to be accepted. Your best hope is to find someone who is more powerful than you are and persuade her to take care of you. recover from. as long as the orders to do so come from the right place. In general you are opposed to change for the sake of change . and then you seek them out. you will attach yourself to the strongest-seeming person. admire and follow her. You will do anything she says. you get going. This is what sets you apart from the teeming masses of paranoid dullards who shuffle around. bungee jumping and leaping across roofs on a dare are all just par for the course. unless it puts you in great risk. Trickster (V) The Trickster finds the absurd in everything. Unlike most. and so they strive to lighten the spirits of those around them. What was good enough for you when you were young is good enough for you now. No matter how grim life (or unlife) may become. or when another persists in spite of opposition due to your counsel. you always manage to survive. While she may seek command herself someday. In any type of uncertain situation. Sycophant (VPG) In the grand scheme of things. Regain a Willpower point any time the proven ways turn out to be the best. Skydiving. Tricksters cannot abide sorrow or pain.
. challenging static dogma by exposing its failures in humorous ways. New Ager. you are always looking for something more. but whatever you are. Society treats such people with both respect and contempt . you are filled with new ideas and perceptions. philosopher or inventor.for it is the Visionary who perverts as well guides society into the future.Some Tricksters have even higher ideals. You see beyond the bounds of conventional imagination and create new possibilities. shaman. Regain a Willpower point any time you manage to life others's spirits. Visionary (VPG) There are very few who are brave or strong or imaginative enough to look beyond the suffocating embrace of society and mundane thought and see something more. Regain a Willpower point each time you are able to convince others to have faith in your dreams and follow the course of action dictated by your vision. You may be a spiritualist. especially if you are able to deny your own pain in the process. Though you might have your head in the clouds and are often of an impractical bent. mystic.
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