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Bestiary for the original Castlevania. Names are listed as they appear in the English instruction booklet. Artwork is from the Japanese instruction booklet.

EnemiesEdit

Vampire Bat (1)Edit

Vambat cv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Vampire Bat
コウモリ I Bat I 1 200 2 1. Main Hall, 4. Catacombs
Description
The Bats fly at you moving up and down in a wave-like pattern. Because they don't fly fast, you can adjust to their wave-like motion and knock them down with your Whip. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Vampire Bat (2)Edit

Bat
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Vampire Bat (Hanging)
コウモリ II Bat II 1 200 2 2. Chapel
Description
The Bats cling to the ceiling and, when you draw near, come swooping down on you. Before they reach you, prepare yourself. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

ZombieEdit

Zombie1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Zombie
ゾンビ 1 100 2 2. Chapel
Description
These are lost souls that walk trance-like straight ahead. Because they move so slowly, you can destroy them with a single crack of your Whip. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Black LeopardEdit

Panther CV1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Black Leopard
黒ヒョウ Black Panther 1 200 2 1. Main Hall
Description
When you come within a certain distance of this enemy, he charges you. He's very fast, so make sure you strike your Whip before he strikes you. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Fish ManEdit

Fishman cv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Fishman
半魚人 1 300 2-4 1. Main Hall, 4. Catacombs
Description
In the water scene, Fish Man suddenly jumps out of the water and sneaks towards you. When he gets close enough, he'll spit fireballs at you from his mouth. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

MedusaEdit

MHead
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Medusa
メディウサ 1 300 2 2. Chapel, 3. Castle Ruins, 5. Dungeon
Description
This enemy flies at you in a wave-like pattern. Try to match the timing of its wave with the crack of your Whip. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

RavenEdit

Raven
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Raven
カラス Karasu 1 200 3 3. Castle Ruins
Description
Just when you think he's attacking in a straight line, he changes direction. He attacks quickly. At the instant he appears in front of you, strike him with your whip. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Black KnightEdit

Knight
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Black Knight
アーマー 2 400 3 2. Chapel
Description
The Black Knight wanders around back and forth. Because of his thick armor plating, you cannot destroy him with one strike. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

White SkeletonEdit

Skeleton cv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
White Skeleton
ホワイトスケルトン 1 300 3 3. Castle Ruins, 5. Dungeon, 6. Clock Tower
Description
He throws bones at you while dancing. Whip him when he gets close to you. It's very dangerous to run. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Red SkeletonEdit

Redskeleton cv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Red Skeleton
レッドスケルトン 4 400 3 5. Dungeon
Description
This is a Skeleton which sneaks up on you. When you strike him down with your Whip, he dies, but after a certain period of time, he revives. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

EagleEdit

Eagle
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Eagle
大ワシ Giant Eagle 1 300 4 4. Catacombs, 6. Clock Tower
Description
First-class travel for hunchbacks in a hurry. (Description of the R. Eagle enemy from Castlevania: Harmony of Despair)


HunchbackEdit

Hunchb
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Hunchback/Fleaman
せむし男/のみ男 Semushiotoko/Nomiotoko 1 500 3 3. Castle Ruins, 4. Catacombs, 5. Dungeon, 6. Clock Tower
Description
Most of the time he stands perfectly still. But, if you get too close, he leaps at you and then clings to you. Strike him with you Whip just before or after he jumps. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Dragon Skull CanonEdit

Pillarofb
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Dragon Skull Cannon (Bone Pillar)
骨柱 Honehashira 6 400 2 2. Chapel, 3. Castle Ruins, 5. Dungeon
Description
It stands perfectly still but, at certain intervals, spits fire at you. It takes several blows from your Whip to destroy him. You must avoid the fire bullets while attacking him. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Axe-ManEdit

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Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Axe-Man
アックスアーマー Axe Armor 10 500 4 5. Dungeon
Description
He repels your attack with his shield and throws an Axe which returns to him like a boomerang. He is a very powerful enemy. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

GhostEdit

Ghost cv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Ghost
ゴースト 2 300 2 2. Chapel, 3. Castle Ruins
Description
You can destroy him with two strikes of your Whip, but if you fail, he'll cling to you. If you don't destroy him right away, he can be very dangerous. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)

Skele-DragonEdit

Skeledragon
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Skele-Dragon
ホワイトドラゴン 6 1,000 4 4. Catacombs
Description
He is perching on the castle wall with a long bobbing neck that breaths fire. Crouch down and mount a counter-attack from as far away as your Whip can strike. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


BossesEdit

Phantom BatEdit

Vbatcv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Phantom Bat
吸血コウモリ [ボス] Vampire Bat [Boss] 12 3,000 3 1. Main Hall
Description
Spreading his wings and moving irregularly, he flies close to you and then retreats. An Axe or Boomerang is more effective than hand-to-hand combat. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


Queen MedusaEdit

Castlevaniamedusa
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Queen Medusa
メディウサ [ボス] 12 2,000 3 2.Chapel
Description
A legendary monster with hair made of snakes, she will slowly approach you to try and foil your counterattack. Use the Watch to stop her, then attack fiercely. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


Mummy ManEdit

Mummycv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Mummy Man
ミイラ男 [ボス] 12 2,000 3 3. Ruins
Description
They are twin Bosses. They attack you by throwing bandages from their bodies. Use a Dagger, Boomerang, or Fire Bomb to stop them. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


Frankenstein & IgorEdit

Frankcv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Frankenstein & Igor
フランケンシュタインとせむし男 [ボス] Frankenstein & Hunchback [Boss] 12 5,000 4 4. Catacombs
Description
Frankenstein attacks gradually, while Igor jumps and attacks. Don't let Igor divert you with his jumping. An intensive attack with the Dagger or Fire Bomb is effective. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


Grim ReaperEdit

Death4
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Grim Reaper
死神 [ボス] Death [Boss] 12 7,000 4 5. Dungeon
Description
A very strong enemy who throws a Sickle as he flies around. Position yourself as far away as possible and attack him with a Boomerang or Dagger. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


The CountEdit

Draccv1
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
The Count
ドラキュラ [ボス] Dracula [Boss]  ? 0  ? 6. Clock Tower
Description
The last and biggest boss. He's in the high place of the last stage. He's an extremely dangerous enemy who breathes fire as he "warps" around the room. (Source: The Official Nintendo Players Guide.)


Spirit of DraculaEdit

Dracsghost
Name JPN HP EXP ATK Location
Spirit of Dracula
ドラキュラ [第二形態] Dracula [Second Form]  ? 50,000  ? 6. Clock Tower
Description
The second form of The Count. The most legendary of all vampires. (Description of R. The Count from Castlevania: Harmony of Despair)



GalleryEdit

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