Thaumaturge Merits List
Name Level Book/Page Pre-Reqs or Notes Key
Allies: Academic 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Business 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Crime 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Faith 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Government 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: High Society 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Internet 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Law 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Media 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Medicine 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Military 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Professional 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Science 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Allies: Supernatural 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Alternate Identity 1, 2, or 4 SS, p.110
Ambidextrous 3 Core, p.110
Barfly 1 Core, p.114 Must be 21+
Brawling Dodge 1 Core, p.110 Strength 2 & Brawl 1
Common Sense 4 Core, p.108
Contacts: Academic 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Business 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Crime 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Faith 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Government 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: High Society 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Internet 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Law 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Media 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Medicine 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Military 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Professional 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Science 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Contacts: Supernatural 1 to 5 Core, p.114 ▲ ✔
Danger Sense 2 Core, p.108
Direction Sense 1 Core, p.110
Disarm 2 Core, p.110 Dexterity 3 & Weaponry 2
Eidetic Memory 2 Core, p.108 Intelligence 3 ❖▲
Encyclopedic Knowledge 4 Core, p.109
Fame 1 to 3 Core, p.115 Cannot have Occultation Merit
Fast Reflexes 1 or 2 Core, p.110 Dexterity 3
Fighting Finesse 2 Core, p.110 Dexterity 3 & Weaponry 2; Can only be taken once
Fleet of Foot 1 to 3 Core, p.112 Strength 2
Fresh Start 1 Core, p.112 Fast Reflexes 2
Ghost Ally 3 to 5 SS, p.65 ▲✔
Giant 4 Core, p.112 +1 to Size (which gives +1 to Health);
May not have Occultation
▲ ❖
Good Time Management 2 Rel, p.84 Academics 2, Medicine 2, or Science 2
Gunslinger 3 Core, p.112 Dexterity 3 & Firearms 3 (Pistols Only)
Healing 4 SS, p.111 No Apostle of the Dark One; Composure 2 & Medicine 1
Holistic Awareness 3 Core, p.109
Hypnosis 3 MCB, p.120 Medicine 1 or Occult 1
Hypnotic Voice 4 SS, p.66 Persuasion 3 or Science 3, (Specialty of Hypnotherapy),,
Inspiring 4 Core, p.115 Presence 4
Internal Alchemy 2 or 4 SS, p.103 Taoist Alchemist Only; Occult 2 & Medicine 1
Iron Stamina 1 to 3 Core, p.113 Stamina 3 or Resolve 3
Iron Stomach 2 Core, p.113 Stamina 2
Language: Ancient Greek 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Arabic 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2;
Language: Aramaic 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: ASL 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Bengali 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Cantonese 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Danish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Dutch 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: English 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Farsi 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Finnish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: French 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Gaelic 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: German 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Hebrew 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Hindi 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Hungarian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Italian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Japanese 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Korean 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Latin 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Mandarin 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Greek 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Norwegian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Old Norse 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Polish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Portuguese 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Romanian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Russian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Spanish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Sumerian 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Swedish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Turkish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Welsh 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Language: Yiddish 1 to 3 Core, p.109 Intelligence 2
Library 1 to 3 SS, p.113 Any Tradition
Meditative Mind 1 Core, p.109
Medium 3 or 5 BotD, p.93 Resolve 2
Mentor 1 to 5 Core, p.115
Multi-Lingual 1 to 5 Rel, p.85
Natural Immunity 1 Core, p.113 Stamina 2
New Identity 1, 2, or 4 CtL, p.98
Occultation 1 to 3 MCB, p.120 May not have Fame, Giant or Striking Looks Merit
Parkour 1 to 5 TofM, p.98 Dexterity 3 & Athletics 2
Quick Draw: Weaponry 1 Core, p.113 Dexterity 3
Quick Draw: Firearms 1 Core, p.113 Dexterity 3
Quick Healer 4 Core, p.113 Stamina 4
Relic 1 to 5 Rel, p.85
Relic Analyst 1 Rel, p.86
Relic Creator 4 Rel, p.85 Occult 2 & Crafts 2
Resources 1 to 5 Core, p.115
Retainer 1 to 5 Core, p.116
Rigid Mask 2 RoS, p.95 Subterfuge 2
Seductive Grace 1 to 3 SotM, p.144 Dexterity 3 & Expression 2
Shadow Cult Initiation 1 to 5 MCB, p.121 Cap at 1 dot
Spelunker 1 to 5 BotD, p.92 Dexterity 3 & Athletics 3
Status: Police 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Firearms 2
Occupation: Police Officer
✔▲
Status: Church 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Academics 2 & Academic Specialty: Religion ✔▲
Status: High Society 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Socialize 2 & Etiquette 1 ✔▲
Status: PI 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Investigation 2, & Academic Specialty: Law
Occupation: Private Investigator
✔▲
Status: Contractor Status 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Science 2, Science Specialty: Demolitions & Crafts 2
Occupation: Contractor
✔▲
Status: Medical 1 to 5 Core, p.116 Medicine 2 ✔▲
Striking Looks 2 or 4 Core, p.117 Cannot have Occultation
Strong Back 1 Core, p.113 Strength 2
Strong Lungs 3 Core, p.113 Athletics 3
Stunt Driver 3 Core, p.113 Dexterity 3
Technophile 1 to 2 Arm, p.208
Toxin Resistance 2 Core, p.113 Stamina 3
Weaponry Dodge 1 Core, p.114 Strength 2 & Weaponry 1
Well-Traveled 1 Rel, p.85
Thaumaturge Ritual Merits
Name Level Book/Page Pre-Reqs or Notes Key
Communion 2 or 4 SS, p.104 Ceremonial Magicians get the 2 dot version;
Apostle of the Dark Ones get the 4 dot version
Countermagic 2 or 4 SS, p.105 Any Tradition; Wits 2
Curse of Ill-Fortune 3 SS, p.106 No Shaman or Taoist Alchemist;
Luck Magic 2 or 4 & Persuasion 1
Divination 3 SS, p.106 Any Tradition
Dream 1 to 5 SS, p.106 Any Tradition
Dream Travel 3 SS, p.107 Shaman or Hedge Witch Only, Visionary Trances 2 or 4
Embodied Familiar 4 SS, p.109 Hedge Witch Only; Enchantment 4
Enchantment 2 or 4 SS, p.107 No Shaman, Taoist or Vodoun)
External Alchemy 2 or 4 SS, p.102 Taoist Alchemist Only; Occult 2 or Science 2
Favorable Fortune 3 SS, p.110 Ceremonial Magician Only; Luck Magic 4
Geomancy 3 SS, p.111 Taoist Alchemist Only; Intelligence 2 & Crafts 1
Ghost Evocation 2 or 4 SS, p.108 Vodoun Only
Ghost Invocation 2 or 4 SS, p.112 Vodoun Only
Ghost Sacrifice 1 SS, p.115 Vodoun Only
Longevity 5 SS, p.113 Taoist Alchemist Only;
Medicine 3 & Internal Alchemy 4 or External Alchemy 4
Luck Magic 2 or 4 SS, p.114 Apostle of the Dark One, Hedge Witch, Taoist Alchemist, Vodoun Only
Magical Nexus 1 to 2 SS, p.115 Any Tradition; Physical Grid Location
Psychic Projection 4 SS, p.115 Shaman Only; Visionary Trances 4
Scrying 3 SS, p.116 Apostle of the Dark One, Hedge Witch & Ceremonial Magician Only;
Wits 2 & Occult 1
Second Sight 3 SS, p.116 Apostles of the Dark One, Taoist Alchemist & Vodoun Only;
Wits 2
See Auras 2 SS, p.116 Ceremonial Magicians, Hedge Witch & Taoist Alchemist Only;
Empathy 2
See Spirits 2 SS, p.117 Hedge Witch & Shaman Only; Visionary Trances 2 or 4
Soul Jar 2 or 4 SS, p.118 Vodoun Only
Spirit Evocation 2 or 4 SS, p.108 Apostle of the Dark One, Ceremonial Magician & Shaman Only
Spirit Invocation 2 or 4 SS, p.112 Hedge Witch or Shaman Only
Spirit Sacrifice 1 SS, p.115 Thaumaturge: Apostles of the Dark One or Shaman
Twilight Familiar 3 SS, p.109 Apostle of the Dark One or Shaman Only;
Visionary Trances 4 (Shaman)/Communion 4 (Apostle)
Visionary Trances 2 or 4 SS, p.119 Apostles of the Dark One, Hedge Witch (lvl 2) , or Shaman Only;
Resolve 2
Warding 3 SS, p.120 Any Tradition; Resolve 2 & Occult 1
Weather Control 4 SS, p.120 Hedge Witch, Shaman, or Vodoun Only

Additional Notes

  • We do not use the Professional Training merit.
Keys
● Core = Core Book, ● Rel = Reliquary, ● Arm = Armory, ● SS = Second Sight, ● BotD = Book of the Dead, ● Mekhet Clan Book = MCB, ● SotM = Signs of the Moon, ● TotM = Tribes of the Moon, ● CtL = Changeling: the Lost, ● RoS = Rites of Spring, ● SEC = Sin-Eater Core Book, ● VCB = Ventrue Clan Book, ● DCB = Daeva Core Book, ● CM = Carthian Movement, ● VtR=Vampire: the Requiem, ● OD = Ordo Dracul, ● CotC = Circle of the Crone, ● NCB = Nosferatu Core Book, ● INV = Invictus Core Book, ● GCB = Gangrel Core Book
▲ : Have been houseruled with new guidelines, ✔ : Requires an explanation note for approval, ❖ : CharGen Only, ❂ : Group Merit

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