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I'm trying to use disciplines to manipulate someone, why should I use majesty and not dominate?

The solution to the problem you have is "At Blood Potency 2, choose the Toreador bloodline, which grants in-clan access to Dominate." But that's not the question, so I leave it here as ...
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I'm trying to use disciplines to manipulate someone, why should I use majesty and not dominate?

Dominate only ever affects a single target; Majesty can apply to everyone who can see you (and then you can use specific powers on individuals). The conditions inflicted by the disciplines are very ...
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Why brass knuckles do 0 additional damage in Vampire: The Requiem 2nd Edition?

Brass knuckles deal lethal damage, while unarmed attacks deal bashing damage by default. Vampire the Requiem 2e p181 Fists and feet, along with other kinds of low-impact trauma, deal bashing ...
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What are the main differences between Vampire: The Requiem, Vampire 20th Anniversary, and Vampire 5th Edition?

I think your question can mostly be reduced to… 1. How do their basic mechanics and resolution systems compare? All three games are fairly "traditional" — they're built around task-focused ...
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If vampire bites another vampire while in frenzy, do they risk blood bond?

Yes Throughout the history of Vampire (both the Masquerade and then the Requiem) the insidious addictiveness of the Blood Bond has remained intact. It has always been a source of corruption and ...
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Can the Beast force its host vampire to talk?

I think I found a source implying that normal Beast can't talk. In "Wild Hunt - Gangrel", there is a thing called The Passenger. It's a Beast with own ...
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Does a Vampire risk Vitae addiction and bond each time they use Taste of Blood on another vampire?

VtR2e p. 100: Any time a character imbibes a point or more of Vitae, it creates or reinforces a blood bond. The bond comes in three stages, usually at the first, second, and third drinks. It seems ...
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Do vampires get tired?

Doesn't seem so. The only references in the book to "exhaustion" or being "tired" come with being overtaxed on Blood or Willpower. So long as you're flush with both, you should be good.
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Do ghouls receive Feeding Ground bonus when being subjected to Predatory Aura on regnant's territory?

No, because the ghoul doesn't have the Feeding Grounds merit, their regnant does. As a rule of thumb, any advantage described in a merit only applies to the person who bought it. However, it wouldn't ...
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What comes close to 9-again in V5?

Okay — having checked the probability chart and seen the effects of granting 9-again in Chronicles of Darkness games, my suggested analogue would be allowing 9s to count as 10s for the purposes of ...
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Can a Mage heal a vampire?

Temporal Summoning At the page 190 of Mage the Awakened's second edition there is a spell called Temporal Summoning. The spell description reads Return the subject to an younger version of itself....
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Mortal terror has no blood potency resistance?

Not an Oversight My guess is that it's not an oversight. Notice that all the other Nightmare powers are vs. tests (opposed rolls). For example, The Grand Delusion: Dice Pool: Manipulation + ...
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How does the Protected merit manifest?

Plot armor; there's no temporal or translocative power inherent to the merit. Since the merit says the regnant senses it, we can assume it's something strong enough to disturb the daysleep. Since ...
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Can the Beast force its host vampire to talk?

You can spend Willpower to resume control for a brief time; in those moments of lucidity, your vampire can speak, call for help, warn friend, and the like. Also, you can Ride the wave to keep control ...
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Does killing humans impact Humanity if it's in pre-emptive self-defense?

Vampire: the Requiem 2nd Edition actually has a unique way of looking at this compared to VtR1 and the various editions of VtM. Most importantly, In VtR2, losing Humanity over time represents the ...
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What's the cost of a Style merit?

With a bit more research, I was able to find this post by designer Olivia Hill (emphasis added): Yeah. It's legacy text from before we changed the experience system. If you want 3 dots in a Style, ...
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Is there a prescribed way to address a vampire Prince?

No, and "Prince" is not a fixed title so there's not a single correct way to do this. Vampire: The Requiem 2nd Edition mentions the following regarding the subject (p.75): In the All Night Society,...
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Can a Mage heal a vampire?

Apart from the two rotes above you always have Creative Taumaturgy Within the bounds of their power, mages can conjure nearly any effect they can imagine. (MtA2 p125) The practice for healing is ...
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Do Domination powers make memory permanently irrecoverable?

They're recoverable. Checking, the Amnesia Condition (p301) says its Resolution is "You regain your memory and learn the truth." Which is... awful circular in definition (you regain your memory by ...
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Can the Demon discern the Vampires influence on Hunter retroactively?

Sarah knows something is up: Sarah completed her side of the pact and knows that she still has whatever she bought in the pact from Ariana. She also knows that Ariana is complaining that the pact was ...
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