The Strain Symbols & Objects

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Silver Cane Sword

A silver cane sword is originally carried by Jusef Sardu in Poland in 1873 to help him get around. Its handle is that of a wolf's head. Following his possession by the vampire's disease, Sardu no longer relies on the cane. Setrakian tracks down and buys the cane, ultimately using it as a weapon in his own war against vampires.

Nitroglycerine Pills

Nitroglycerine pills are carried around by Abraham Setrakian and taken for his weak heart. When he suffers an attack during the final confrontation with the Master, Eph gives Setrakian one of the pills, which allows Setrakian to survive.

Silver

Silver is a pure, precious metal. It is the greatest weakness of vampires. Setrakian has amassed an armory of silver bullets, nails, knives, blades, and various weapons to be used in combat against the vampires.

Silver-Backed Mirror

An old, silver-backed mirror is carried around...

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