Path of Caine

The Path of Caine is a Path of Enlightenment that emulates the Dark Father in order to ward off the Beast. Due to its strong ties with Noddism, it’s almost exclusively found in the ranks of the Sabbat.

Ethics

  • Restrain yourself and never give in to extremes
  • Develop your Willpower
  • Never give into your Beast
  • Learn as much as possible about the vampiric history and the First Vampire
  • Take the blood of those who are unworthy in order to come closer to Caine
  • Accept your condition and that you are no longer human
  • If possible, leave the children of Seth (Humans) alone and coexist with them

Hierarchy of Sins

Morality Rating Moral Guideline Rationale
10 Failing to research or study. The search for truth requires dedication.
9 Failing to teach another vampire about the Path All vampires must have the opportunity to explore their potential.
8 Treating mortals as equals Caine was separated from mortals; as all vampires should be.
7 Disrespecting other students of Caine All of the Children of Caine deserve the respect due their heritage, as long as they strive to understand themselves.
6 Failing to “ride the wave” of a Frenzy Direct the Beast; don’t be directed by it.
5 Succumbing to Rötschreck Master your fear. Terror is for lesser beings.
4 Failing to diablerize a “humane” vampire Those who don’t explore their potential forfeit that potential.
3 Not testing the limits of your condition Develop your capabilities to their limits in order to discern your true nature.
2 Failing to pursue knowledge about Caine and vampirism Every scrap of knowledge adds a piece to the puzzle of undead existence.
1 Denying your hunger or other parts of the vampiric condition To be a vampire, one must satisfy a vampire’s needs.