Sabbat Lexicon

Sabbat Lexicon
Abbot – A vampire or ghoul who oversees a Sabbat communal haven.
Archbishop -) A vampire who serves as leader of a Sabbat-held city.
Auctoritas Ritae – The group of rituals practiced by all Sabbat.
Bishop – A vampire who serves an archbishop by overseeing the various Sabbat activities. Bishops also
advise the archbishop.
Black Hand – The Black Hand is an elite order of vampires within the Sabbat that acts as a special militia.
All its members are among the best warriors in the Sabbat.
Blood Feast – A victim or group of victims, tied and hung upside down. The hapless individual(s) is used as blood on tap, especially at parties.
Brothers and Sisters – All Kindred.
Cardinal – A Sabbat leader who oversees a large territory. Each cardinal is served by a number of
archbishops.
Convention of Thorns – The treaty which ended the
original Anarch Revolt.
Elysian Fields – Graveyards and other places of the dead.
Esbat – The normal weekly meeting a pack holds. It usually features discussion of issues affecting the
pack as well as rituals such as the Vaulderie.
Festa dell’Estinto – This week-long celebration occurs during the second week of March. All
the Sabbat vampires of the city and many nomadic packs
attend.
Fire Dance – A ritual in which Sabbat vampires show
their bravery by leaping through blazing pyres.
Hand – The Black Hand.
Ignoblis Ritae – Rituals practiced by certain packs within the Sabbat, but not by all Sabbat
members.
Jyhad – The members of the Sabbat frequently use the term Jyhad to describe combat with
other vampires. This is because almost all war is holy war to the Sabbat.
Monomacy – A duel between Sabbat vampires conducted under formal rules. This is a traditional means of settling disputes.
Paladin – A Sabbat vampire who serves as a bodyguard and assassin for Sabbat leaders. Paladins are
not allowed to be members of the Black Hand. Paladins are also called templars.
Palla Grande – The Grand Ball held annually on All Hallow’s Eve. It is a time when all the
Sabbat of the city gather together. It is a masquerade ball, and humans are usually invited, either as guests or as the
main course.

Sabbat Lexicon

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