general knowledge. It is possible to possess specific facts without
having the lore level to know them. The following outlines a list
of possible knowledges at the levels of Lore a Malkavian might possess.
1. Basic knowledge
of the clan:
are incurably insane.
It's observed that they execute pranks on others, presumably for
The Malkavian in-clan disciplines are Auspex, Obfuscate, and Dementation
They always seem to know what other Malkavians know.
Many Malkavians possess strange (and accurate) insights and oracular
regard insanity as a way of life, not a curse.
Pranks are often a way of teaching others.
Who the most famous Malkavians are.
What Dementation is, what it does, and that it was spread to the
clan relatively recently
The clan has
no real structure- or if it does, it changes so rapidly as to be
The Malkavians are virtually impossible to infiltrate.
May have heard a few common Malkavian myths such as the Cain and
Abel story and the Elephant story.
They have some kind of large-scale mystical communication network,
although details are unknown.
The presence of the Gnawed.
4. Hints of
the spreading cracks:
who have the power of Dementation, may have spread it to the rest
of the Clan.
Rumors to the effect that Fae are somehow involved with them.
Dementation was a normal Malkavian power in ancient times.
The historical roles of Malkavians in various eras.
Hints of why the Gnawed exist, possible Gehenna context
5. What the
Malkavian elders know:
More specific information on the Malkavian Madness Network-who is
on it, and how one uses it.
Knowledge of the names and reputations of most well-known Malkavians.
Some stories about Malkav.
Whispers about the possibility that Arcadia is accessible.
Ancient loyalties of the clan in relation to other clans.
6. What a few
How the Malkavian
Madness Network actually works.
Where Malkav lies dreaming.
The origin of the curse.
How to get to Arcadia.
Why Dementation went missing.
Who every prominent member of the clan is.
7. What nobody
should really know:
Something of the secret Caine told Malkav.
Virtually the entire membership of the clan.
Visions of the clan's destiny.
The terrible, awful, truth...