"A ghoul, as I'm sure you know, is a disgusting creature who opens graves and feeds on corpses."
-— Baron Sardonicus, Mr. Sardonicus
Humans who consume the blood of Nosferatu gain the same benefits as other ghouls: incredible strength, increased vitality, and a reprieve from aging. Along with these gifts, however, they also receive a foul taste of Nosferatu's curse. After a thrall has taken the third dose of his regnant's blood, he begins to take on subtle changes that render him unattractive and unsightly. It's only a slight transformation, but mortals who deal with Nosferatu ghouls always suspect that something is not quite right with them. Acne, greasy hair, weight problems, slouching gaits and body odor are just part of the problem: there's an unnatural taint that goes deeper than pockmarked flesh...
—Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Nosferatu (Revised)