The Ordo Dracul claims descent from Dracula, who, according to the Rites of the Dragon, had been cursed by God with immortality and hunger for blood after he was cornered by assassins in 1476. I was thinking the Geheim (Ancient Bloodlines) because they have access to Blut Alchemie and some of the characters are Prometheans in this crossover. The Ordo maintains the status quo, ostensibly, to secure their ability to research freely. Of course, the Dragons acknowledge that danger is a matter of degree. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. To many outside of the Order, the titles Dragons use among each other are impenetrably obtuse. https://whitewolf.fandom.com/wiki/Wyrm%27s_Nest?oldid=131635. Non-Dragon PCs cannot take these abilities in CG. I’m definitely going to have to pick up this book. Just because a Wyrm’s Nest is dangerous doesn’t mean that the Ordo Dracul has no use for it. General. The Ordo Dracul. Introductions. When Dracula vanished, the Sworn kept the Order in operation. The energy therein doesn’t seem to change much, even over long periods of time. The covenant as a whole welcomes both mentalities, for both have much to teach. Such Nests are easily the rarest of all Wyrm’s Nests, and the Dragons guard those they find fervently. Through centuries of spirit, honor, loyalty, respect, and most of all, Blood. 2013 Attacked by the Society of Penelope. There are three Sworn Orders within the Ordo Dracul. Likewise, new sites of power spring up every year. The Ordo Dracul defines a Wyrm’s Nest as a crucible if it gives off energies that aid in learning, developing or implementing the Coils of the Dragon. The mystical cartographers are treated with the utmost respect, and being sent to verify the existence of a nexus is considered something of an honor among the Order. Ranks and Titles. Such places give off spiritual energy, but this radiation is subtle, almost unnoticeable as such even to those sensitive to the supernatural. Therefore, young coteries sometimes have the unenviable task of investigating such areas and determining what, if anything, the risks are in using it. Long ago, the Ordo Dracul noticed that certain places hold magic better than others. It’s generally accepted that any mystical artifacts discovered at such an investigation remain property of those who find them (after the covenant has a chance to catalog and examine them, of course). This page was last modified on 9 June 2016, at 15:39. The Sworn of Dracula. Dragon Titles have three parts: rank, domain, and decorations, which are given in the following structure: ... She is entrustred with tracking all the Wyrm's Nests, ley lines, and Fonts of power. This preview is everything I wanted from the Ordo Dracul and more. Yossarian: "And lo, it was optimal." The Rites of the Dragon state the Dracula and his three childer formed the Ordo Dracul, which was then placed under his childers' care. Wyrm's Nests are interconnected through a shifting web of mystic energies that the Dragons call dragon lines. Overjoyed at an opportunity to be so close to higher education, she moved into the house as the society’s “den mother,” a role that became “housing director” when women’s lib took off. Terms of the Covenant. The Ordo has great control over their beasts, few have ever been seen to lose themselves to frenzy. The control over a nest is usually the reason for conflict with the other more occult Covenants, like the Lancea et Sanctum or the Circle of the Crone, but sometimes also with other supernaturals, like Uratha, Mages, Changelings and even stranger things. The categories are: White Wolf Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The Ordo Dracul has protocols for coping with this problem, of course. Char pics and Backgrounds. As emotional creatures, Kindred seem to be no less susceptible to the (often slight and subtle) influences of such resonance. “The most exciting part about a Dragon's Nest is that you never quite know what you're going to get,” I say. While the titles of the Ordo Dracul can be as elaborate and labyrinthine as those of the Invictus; the web of titles in the Order conveys a Dragon's position, rank, ambition, and expertise within an Academy. These boons are recorded by both harpies, which means they also receive the Priscus Harpy's enforcement. Such Nests are easily the rarest of all Wyrm’s Nests, and the Dragons guard those they find fervently. Ordo Dracul is a sourcebook for Vampire: The Requiem. 2009 Attacked by Brood. A "Dragon" of the Ordo Dracul who has not yet learned any Coils of the Dragon and has not managed to get Sworn. Merits and Devotions. Principia Draconis. Ordo Dracul Paths of Fate. Comment. Ordo Dracul Titles. For using his powers to save them face, and probably harm, he generally demands a Minor boon. Areas associated with chaos, including sites of riots, mass hysteria or even large fires can aid in studying the Coils. http://nwod.org/wiki/index.php/Wyrms_Nest. The Ordo Dracul emerged as a potent and legitimate covenant in the 19th century, but all Dragons agree that the Order’s history stretches back four centuries before that … 2016 Second Academy withered and the Dragons joined under one Academy again. General Info. This faction claims an infamous founder — Vlad Tepes, Dracula himself. If they do not always share the things they’ve learned with each other, they still have a source of knowledge and experience that ensures the other covenants keep them around. Since Wyrm's Nests usually resonate with a certain flavour of energy, places saturated with blood, carnage and death are usually easier to find for the covenant, while those aspects to vibrancy, life and love usually fall beneath their radar. Of course, haunts are by nature already inhabited, and the spirits of the dead are usually unwilling to share their space with the undead. I was thinking of having an Ordo Dracul prince and several of them occupying key positions. Halloween Dracula’s Castle Dracula Castle Transylvania – Vampires Masquerade Halloween Ball – 26, 27, 28 October 2018-3 nights accommodation in a private 4 stars hotel – Masquerade Ball Ticket – Night tour inside the Dracula Castle ( Bran Castle ) – Drinks in the castle – Workshops, rituals Ordo Dracul And Strix have been know to disrupt Occult Matrices. In the defense of this location, the Dragons collapsed the tunnels beneath the building as a final strategic measure, destroying various creatures but damaging the site. The Ordo Dracul uses the term Wyrm's Nest to denote places of power. General Board. In some cases, Kogaions have also been able to use the existence of fontal nests to extrapolate the locations of other Wyrm’s Nests or verify the truths behind arcane myths. The Ordo Dracul calls these areas fontal nests or wellheads. Just as vampires enter a kind of stasis after the Embrace, ghosts enact that stasis upon their environments, forcing them to remain — on a spiritual level — as they were at the time of the mortal’s death (or at least, at the time that the ghost came to inhabit the area). Sworn of Dracula. The world is constantly in flux, on levels that not even the Kindred can perceive. The early Covenant faced persecution within Kindred society, most vehemently from the Lancea et Sanctum, who would not tolerate the blasphemous experiments of the Dragons. Something had begun “infecting” local wyrm’s nests; something ancient and alien. These Wyrm Nests, or, places of raw natural power of the world, came together at junctions due to various happenstances. This practice takes place over the course of weeks and months, normally beginning with the week preceding the winter solstice, as it gives the map-makers the most time to work. Most seem to “vibrate” or “resonate” with a kind of mystic spiritual harmonic, though Dragon theories vary on whether these harmonics affect the living or are effect by them. Although this is a relatively small and recently-formed covenant, it has a lot of secrets. The Sworn of Dracula were established by the Rites of the Dragon as the pillars of the Ordo Dracul.Though Dracula kept himself at the head of the organization he formed the Oaths to keep order within his society.. WE ARE The Ordo Dracul! A perilous nest, to the Ordo Dracul, is a Wyrm’s Nest containing energies or entities that are actively harmful to interlopers in general or Kindred in particular. Many Wyrm’s Nests are aspected toward spiritual or magical energies that most Kindred are no better equipped to deal with than common mortals are. Coils of the Dragon. The Ordo Dracul divides Wyrm’s Nests into the following four categories: haunts, fontal nests, crucibles and perilous nests. And he will allow it. The Ordo Dracul put a lot of stock in Wyrm Nests all around Eastern Europe. But Los Angeles does sport two very powerful and very stable Wyrm’s Nests that have remained unchanged as long as any vampire has been studying them. Just wanted some thoughts about this. The control over a nest is usually the reason for conflict with the other more occult Covenants, like the Lancea et Sanctum or the Circle of the Crone, but sometimes also with other supernaturals, like Uratha, Mages, Changelings and even stranger things.. Overview. Fontal nests aren’t typically dangerous to vampires, though the creatures that are drawn to their power often are. The Ordo Dracul isn’t comfortable with a perilous nest unless they know why the area is dangerous. These areas, variously called “nexuses,” “holy sites” or “dragon nests” by different cultures, don’t stay static. The Ordo Dracul defines a haunted nest as any Wyrm’s Nest containing at least one human ghost. House rules for Coils, Scales, and other Ordo Dracul abilities. Cancel Post. From Edge of Darkness Wiki. The Ordo Dracul uses the term Wyrm's Nest to denote places of power. The Ordo Dracul knows more about the hidden world than perhaps any other group of vampires. When the Germans rolled over Europe, untold amounts of knowledge, places, and powerful members were lost forever to the Order along with these places of import. Different types of Wyrms’ Nests and their functions are presented over several pages. I was thinking the Sheriff could be an Azerkatil or Moroi. Fontal nests are thought to influence and be influenced by pivotal events and powerful emotions (as well as other, unknown forces). but there weren’t a lot of mechanics for them in B&S. When the Ordo Dracul became open once more, she had to remain an enigma, and now there is no one to back her claim. It explores the secrets of the Ordo Dracul and their motivations as a covenant. After all, the work might be risky, but it isn’t trivial — the covenant needs the information. 2014 Fractured into two Academies by David Regan opposing Martha Villiers. Once the former Chapterhouse of the Ordo Dracul, this building suffered major damage in mid-2018 while coming under attack by things unknown coming up from the tunnels below. To compensate the local Ordo Dracul has poured resources into learning how to exploit Haunted Nests (Ordo Dracul pg. Change, after all, must have a purpose, but the energies left in the wake of such events aren’t bent toward any particular goal. Ordo Dracul The Defiant I will spit in the eye of God. They may learn these abilities if they can get a character to teach them ICly. An abandoned building that for some reason is defended by a pack of werewolves presents a much greater danger than a corner of a graveyard in which the dead sometimes rise hungry. There was a cloister of Dragons living at the outskirts of the city for a time, but they departed for Holland, and now they are gone and the Mad Count rules Holland. 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