Ritual of the KumaTo become a Vampire is to throw away all the things that make a person, a person. A vampire embraces killing, the shadows and thrives on subjecting it’s victims to fear before mercesly draining them of blood and life force. A Vampire is a very powerful being, with only a few known weaknesses. Water from the Great Oak trees birthing pools, a blessed piece of wood to the heart, the power of an Anti-Kuma Weapon are some of their major weaknesses.
To become a Vampire, one must be willing to give up themselves, and pledge Slain Sougun as their master. To seek out Slain, a character will go to the Wild Isles seeking out the location known as the Chamber of Kuma.
Powers and Abilities of a VampirePassive Abilities
All Vampires have these abilities no matter the rank, they are always active and can not be controlled.
Blood Lust- A Vampire is always craving the taste of blood, be that from animals, elves or humans. They need it to live.
Semi-Immortality - A Vampire is a Semi Immortal being. This means that as long as they feast on flesh, blood and life force, that they will never die of old age. They can however die of conventional means.
Weaknesses - A Vampire is weak to very few things, the following are known to be nearly lethal. Holy Water taken directly from the roots of the Great Oak Tree’s Birthing Pools. A piece of wood stabbed through the heart that has been blessed by High Elf or Human priests. A weapon from the Magikami Aspect.
Enhanced Body - A Vampire’s body after it has been infected by the Kuma and Slain has bitten them, is gifted with a massive boost to: Speed, Durability, Strength, Speed and Agility. This also means that vampire is naturally immune to poison, fatigue, sickness and disease.
Senses - A Vampire’s Smell, Taste, Eyesight, Touch and Hearing are greatly enhanced. A Vampire is capable of seeing in extreme darkness and smelling things from great distances just a dog would
These abilities are given to you by the Vampire Lord Slain, they can only be used if activated. Naturally, a Vampire gains two of these abilities with each Rank it attains. But these can be attained faster by doing personal and deadly missions for Slain.
Natural Weaponry - A Vampire can use it’s claws and teeth as weapon.
Kuma Controller - A Vampire has the ability to control Kuma, a parasite that feeds of blood, life forces and flesh. Anyone infected by the Kuma Parasite enters a cannibalistic rage that only death or Purification can stop. Kuma are small parasitic insects that are invisible to anyone who is not a Magikami or Vampire. They can only be obtained from Slain himself, who trades them for favours and missions.
Blood Manipulation - A Vampire is capable of manipulating blood just a water user control the waters. This blood can be shaped, formed, twisted and altered to whatever the Vampire sees fit for battle. Blood can only be controlled if it is not inside a living body. To use their own blood, a Vampire has to cut themselves to extract it.
Bitten Control - A Vampire’s bite releases a powerful mind controlling substance that causes those bitten to be subjected to the will of the Vampire. Those with great minds and wills are capable of resisting it’s effects.
Regeneration - A Vampire is capable of using blood or life force it gathers from living things to slowly regenerate lost limbs, and quickly heal cuts and scars.
Flight - A Vampire is capable of calling forth Black Angel-like wings to their back. This grants them flight. The feathers on the wings can also be shot like dagger-like projectiles.
Mist Infusion - A Vampires can manipulate and generate blood mists. These blood mists block others from sensing their presence and location. The Vampire can use this mist to dematerialize and reform anywhere their mist is located.
Life Force Absorption - A Vampire can take the life out of things they bite or claw into. The more they bite or claw, the faster the absorption happens.