|Alternative forms||Real Vampires, Living Vampires, Vampyres|
|Part of Speech||noun|
|Community used by||vampires|
|Synonyms||sanguinarians, psychic vampires|
At their must fundamental, vampires are individuals who gain energy from other individuals, usually in the form of blood or psychic energy. A fair number of otherkin and therians are also vampires, and the otherkin and therian communities have links to the vampire community by shared members and similar interests.