More of a family than a clan, the Vitalians made up for their small numbers with wealth and influence. They were worshippers of Muhar.
Their influence helped them forge alliances with most of the other clans, and united they began the Arathi Freedom Movement. The Movement was put down by force, but it rose again when Stromgarde was busy fighting the Hesperian Alliance.
Eventually, the Benefactors sent Katerina Trollbane to be wed to Mallick Vitalian, securing the legitimacy of his reign in the eyes of the people of Stromgarde.