Nicolae Rumancek
Biographical Information

Werewolf (formerly)



Relationship Information
Character Information
Portrayed By

Don Francks


Season 1

First Appearance

The Angel

Last Appearance

The Price

They are things that look like you and me but they are not... clothes, smile, beating heart these things are only mask hiding the creature beneath but the eyes, they show themselves with their eyes... there is such darkness that it shines.
— Nicolae to Peter [src]

Nicolae Rumancek was a vargulf, the father of Lynda and Vince Rumancek and the grandfather of Destiny and Peter Rumancek.

Season 1Edit

The Angel - Nicolae is first seen in a flash-back of Peter's when he told Peter that upirs are monsters.

In Poor Taste - A flashback is shown of a young Peter at his grandfather Nikolai’s funeral, cutting off Nicolae's head to prevent him from returning from the dead as a Vargulf, as crazy as ever.

The Price - Peter flashes back to when Nicolae tells him about Magdalena, and how he tried to protect her from Nazis. Unfortunately, an Upir had mesmerized Magdalena, forcing her to rip at Nicolae's throat. He ran away, leaving her behind.


Nicolae was a very wise man who had been through a lot in his lifetime. at a young age Nicolae was very brave in an attempt to protect an old woman.


Young Age

When he was young, Nicolae was a boy of about medium height, with wild brown hair and blue eyes.

Young Nicolae

Old Age

In his old age, Nicolae is a tall male with long white hair and blue eyes.


  • Peter Rumancek: Peter was considered to Nicolae's favorite grandchild. After Nicolae's death, Peter was the one to cut off his head so that Nicolae would not rise from the dead.
  • Magdalena: As a boy, he used to ride from place to place with an old woman named Magdalena. One day they were stopped by a group of Nazis, one of whom was an upir. Nicolae stayed close to Magdalena thinking he could protect her. The upir then mesmerized Magdalena to rip out his throat but he ran away never knowing what happened to Magdalena.

Powers & AbilitiesEdit

  • Enhanced Strength: As a vargulf Nicolae had great strength.
  • Shape-Shifting: As Nicolae was a vargulf he was able to shift at will. His abilities were impaired by his condition causing the wolf to appear at random.
  • Heightened Senses: Due to his vargulf form, he was able to see, hear and smell much better than humans.
  • Heightened Senses: Vargulves are able to run incredibly fast to catch their prey.


  • Mercury: Mercury is able to burn the flesh of vargulves.
  • Morality: As Nicolae did not have an enhanced healing factor he could be killed the same ways as humans .