Vampire Comparison: Books

SMITH: VAMPIRE DIARIES SMITH: NIGHT WORLD PIKE: ALISA PERNE RICE: VAMPIRE CHRONICLES KALOGRIDIS: DIARIES OF THE FAMILY DRACUL HAMILTON: ANITA BLAKE MEYER: TWILIGHT SERIES HUBBARD: THE SOCIETY OF S
Can go out in light? With lapis lazuli Both types can, although made vampires are weakened by sunlight Yes but newly turned vamps are very sensitive to the daylight. With age/power No No Yes, but they get shiny/sparkly Yes, but must be covered. Overexposure can result in illness (halfbreeds atleast)
Can levitate self? No No No With age/power No Yes - some ? ?
Origins of? The Originals Maya Originated 5'000 years ago from a Hindu demon called Yakshini Akasha and Enkil Vlad ? (spoiler) Somewhere in Italy Unknown
Have Heirarchy? Not mentioned Night World Council No None Yes Vampire Council (spoiler) Royal Bloodline in Italy No
Aversion of religious items? No No No No No Depends on belief of human No No
Stakes will Kill? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Only another vampire can kill a vampire Yes
Bodies Age? No Lamia can No No No No No No, but born/halfbreeds can choose
Power to Shape-shift Yes Rarely No No Yes Rarely No No
Use Coffins No No No Yes No Yes No No
Aversion to Garlic No No No No Superstition No No No
Transform into Mist No No No No Yes No No No
Animals fear vampires? Can act strangely No No Sometimes ? Yes They don't like them No
Talons as Nails No No No, but has strong fingernails Long nails ? No No No
Has Heart beat? Yes Yes Yes Yes ? Yes Yes ?
Control Animals Yes ? No Sometimes Yes Some can No No, but can talk to them
Skin cold Cool to touch No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Unknown
Sexually functioning Not mentioned Yes Yes No desire Yes Yes Yes Yes
Have children? Not mentioned Lamia can, made vampires can't She does but it was only because her partner was a vampire/human hybrid but ordinarily no. No No Rarely (and with a human mate) Rarely (and with a human mate) Rarely (and with a human mate)
Get stronger with age Human blood No real evidence, but perhaps as millennium gets near? Yes Yes Yes Yes Physically: unknown; Control: yes; Fledgling vampires are stronger than most vampires, but then they burn out the last of their own human blood and become like the rest. Physically: unknown; Control: yes;
Reflection in mirror? Yes Yes Yes Yes No Sometimes Yes No
Need invitition Yes No (old lore doesn't hold for NW vampires) No No Yes Yes No No
Warms after feeding? Yes Warm already No as they already have a human body temperature. Yes ? Yes Yes ?
SMITH: VAMPIRE DIARIES SMITH: NIGHT WORLD PIKE: ALISA PERNE RICE: VAMPIRE CHRONICLES KALOGRIDIS: DIARIES OF THE FAMILY DRACUL HAMILTON: ANITA BLAKE MEYER: TWILIGHT SERIES HUBBARD: THE SOCIETY OF S