Dementation is a Discipline in Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. It is both very powerful, useful, and the signature ability of the Malkavians. It gives them the ability to control other people's minds, to induce hypnotic suggestions, or provoke suicides.
The destructive potential of this Discipline is known to everyone, and people try to avoid Malkavians and their abilities as best as they can.
|1||Hysteria||Instantaneous||1||The victim becomes temporarily incapacitated with laughter. Taking any action against the victim will end the effect prematurely.||Innate|
|2||Mass Hallucination||Instantaneous||2||Anyone near you suffers mild hallucinations and a -2 penalty to Firearms, Melee, Brawl, Defense, and Defense against Feeding.||5|
|3||Vision of Death||Instantaneous||2||The victim dies instantly. May have a lesser effect on supernaturals.||10|
|4||Berserk||Instantaneous||3||The victim goes insane, attacks at random, and then drops dead. May have a lesser effect on supernaturals.||15|
|5||Bedlam||Instantaneous||4||The target and any others near him all randomly suffer one of the first four levels of Dementation.||20|
|1||Veil of Madness||15 seconds||1||The victim's emotions intensify until it becomes temporarily incapacitated by either hysterical laughter or compulsive crying. Taking any action against the victim might end the effect prematurely.||Innate|
|2||Mass Hallucination||20 seconds||2||Anyone near you suffers mild hallucinations and a -2 penalty to Firearms, Melee, Brawl, Combat Defense, and Feeding Defense.||5|
|3||Voice of Bedlam||20 seconds||2||The victim will hear a voice in his head driving him crazy thus making him completely helpless.||10|
|4||Vision of Death||Instantaneous||3||The victim is shown his greatest walking nightmares, eventually causing a heart attack. May have a lesser effect on supernaturals.||15|
|5||Berserk Insanity||30 seconds||4||The victim goes insane, attacks at random, and then drops dead. May have a lesser effect on supernaturals.||20|