|Japanese name||ジョニー・モリス (Jonī Morisu, Johnny Morris)|
|Date of birth||December 12th, 1895 in Texas, USA|
|Date of death||Early 20th Century|
|Appearance(s)||1917: Castlevania: Bloodlines|
|Weapon(s)||Vampire Killer Whip, Subweapon|
|Relatives|| Quincy Morris (father)|
Jonathan Morris (son)
|Music theme||Reincarnated Soul|
John Morris (Johnny Morris in the Japanese version) is a character in the Castlevania series. He made an appearance in a single Castlevania game, Castlevania: Bloodlines. He is a descendant of the Belmont family, and wields what is probably the Vampire Killer whip, much like his ancestors. Eric Lecarde (who also appears as a playable character in Castlevania Bloodlines) is a close friend to John Morris, as shown in the Bloodlines introduction. Castlevania Bloodlines is deeply intertwined with the storyline of Bram Stoker's Dracula. As such, the father of John Morris is Quincy Morris, a character from the novel. Quincy's relationship with the rest of the Belmont family is unclear; it is only known that the Morrises are somehow of Belmont lineage.
It is interesting to note, that in the novel, Quincy is the one whom gave the killing blow to Dracula at the cost of his life. The very fact however, that he managed to unknowingly deal a crippling blow to Dracula may have been the foundation for his part in the Castlevania version of these events.
Official background: John Morris has been summoned by fate to slay the Countess Bartley before her diabolical plan can be fulfilled. Like all of his forefathers, he is wise in the ways of vampire slaying and is skilled with the legendary whip.
Role of the Morris FamilyEdit
In Portrait of Ruin, it is revealed that the Morris family was entrusted with the Vampire Killer Whip by the Belmont Clan as they were unable to touch the whip until the year 1999 (a reference to year of Dracula's destruction mentioned in Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow), so the Morris family was given the task of combating Dracula (as well as other forces of darkness that may revive the Count), with the support of the Lecarde family (as they were the key to unlocking the whip's full power) until then.
In Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, John Morris' son, Jonathan, is one of the two leading characters. John is revealed to have perished at some point before the beginning of the game, unable to fully utilize the Vampire Killer whip's powers without harming his own life, a trait to which he eventually succumbed after sealing Dracula away. Jonathan at first resents his father for not teaching him how to unlock the full potential of the Vampire Killer whip (unaware of the dangers), but after the spirit of Eric Lecarde reveals to Jonathan that his father wished for Jonathan to learn how to rely on his own strength and not the power of the whip. Eventually, Jonathan begins to fully appreciate and respect his father.
|John Morris - Eric Lecarde|
|Elizabeth Bartley - Drolta Tzuentes - Dracula|
|Cerberus - Armor Battler - Wizard - Heavy Armor - Great Axe Armor - Golem - Snake Dragon - Gargoyle|
The Creature - Gear Steamer - Talos - Silhouette Demon - Princess of Moss - Death - Medusa
|Ruins of Castlevania - Atlantis Shrine - Leaning Tower of Pisa|
The Munitions Factory - Versailles Palace - The Castle Proserpina
|Akumajo Dracula X|
|Bestiary - Inventory|