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|The name or term "Simon Belmont" refers to more than one character or idea. For a list of other meanings, see Simon Belmont (disambiguation).|
|Japanese name||シモン・ベルモンド Shimon Berumondo (Simon Belmondo)|
|Date of birth||1067|
|Date of death|
|Appearance(s)||Mirror of Fate|
|Weapon(s)||Beast Hunter, Subweapons|
|Abilities||Can summon mystical guardians|
|Relatives|| Gabriel Belmont (grandfather)|
Marie Belmont (grandmother)
Trevor Belmont (father)
Sypha Belmont (mother)
Simon Belmont is one of the protagonists of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate. He is the son of Trevor. Following the death of his parents, Simon decides to destroy the evil Dracula once and for all.
In comparison with his father Trevor Belmont, Simon appears more barbaric. He wears leather gloves, a fur cloak, is bare-chested, has a thick beard and carries a leather whip, named the Beast Killer, rather than the Combat Cross. He attains the Combat Cross later. The reason for this difference is because Simon was raised by mountain people, while Trevor was raised by the Brotherhood. In addition to his "barbaric" attire, Simon seems to be wearing a wooden face on his torso similar to one worn by Baba Yaga (But, they don't have connection). He wields a leather whip and uses some of the sub-weapons that he used in past games. Unlike in previous games, he is also able to call upon mystical guardians.
Simon is a gruff man given over to fits of anger, as evidenced when he almost smashed the mirror pendant when the Lost Soul failed to speak to him and refused to show him anything with the mirror. His gruff and and straightforward method of dealing with problems can be a concern at times, but otherwise does not impede his ability to rampage through Dracula's castle with abandon. Unlike the usual stereotypical protagonist, Simon prefers not to concern himself with anything outside of his primary goal. This is the sole reason he neglected to finish off the Night Watchman after defeating him, leaving Alucard to deal with the Reaver he would later become. Another example of his straightforward personality is shown when he finds the relic holding the Spirit of Belnades; giving it a single glance he tosses it over his shoulder with a grunt of disinterest, unintentionally freeing the spirit in the process. While his straightforward manner of dealing with problems, and his unrelenting iron focus on the matter of Dracula's defeat help him overcome most of the creatures in the castle, in truth, Simon proves to be no match for Dracula himself, something that is mentioned by Alucard and later by Dracula. in fact, only by teaming up with Alucard was Simon able to land the finishing blow to dracula at all, as neither Belmont would have been able to defeat him otherwise.
Born in 1067, Simon is the son of Trevor Belmont and Sypha Belmont. At the age of six, his parents were murdered by the forces of Dracula, and Simon was lucky to escape with his own life. Lost and alone, he was found in the forest by some of the mountain people, taken in and raised amongst them. Howewer he never forgot what had happened to his parents and vowed to deliver vengeance one day upon those responsible. He trained hard and was extremely gifted in combat, yet life was hard for young Simon growing up. Always an outcast amongst the tribe, he developed a strong will and stubborn attitude that would always boil over into rage, and men soon came to fear him and his prowess in the arts of war.
He fiercely protected a fragment of mirror given to him by his father and always wore it around his neck for safekeeping.
Events of Mirror of Fate (1103)Edit
Many years passed, yet the rage and yearning for revenge never left his heart. So one day he left the relative safety of the mountains and headed towards the land of his birth, to seek out the one they call the Dragon, to meet him face to face, and destroy him forever, little knowing that the curse of his family name would lead him into darkness and a terrible truth.
Upon arriving at the castle gates, Simon encounters the Lost Soul, who shows him that Trevor's Combat Cross is still in the castle. After going through the caves and finding his mother's spirit, he battles the Night Watchman in the castle hall, and leaves him for dead.
While using an elevator near the castle kitchens, Simon sees a mysterious figure in flames, droping from a tower and diving into the water below. Simon is then captured by fleamen, but kills his foes easily. In a theater, Simon confronts a legion of Puppets, and Alucard helps him escape without saying a word.
In the library, Simon finds a secret place and his father's weapon. A Necromancer steals the weapon, saying Zobek is looking for it, and confronts Simon. The warrior emerges victorious and get the weapon back.
Simon is later trapped into the Toy Maker's carousel, but Alucard appears once again to help him, swearing that Simon will not fight Dracula alone. The Dark Lord watches from above, unnoticed by the two warriors.
After climbing a tower, Simon breaks into the castle keep, but finds a paradise created by the Succubus. While he accepts the demon's offer first, he then realizes it's a trap, and battles the Succubus. When she dies, her illusion fades, and Dracula appears, sitting on his throne.
After a short dialogue, the two are ready to fight, but Alucard enters the room. The three battles, Simon and Alucard getting the upper hand on the Dark Lord. Simon is controlled by Dracula for a short moment during the battle, but Alucard frees him from his mind control.
Once the two defeat Dracula, the vampire disappears, and Alucard notices his death isn't natural for a vampire. Simon gives his mirror fragment to the Lost Soul on the request of Alucard, who explains he will never be able to make a decision with the cursed artifact. Simon asks if Alucard knew his father, but the vampire doesn't answer and leaves.
Simon is last seen in the mountains, watching the castle collapse.
|Item Data: Simon's Weapons|
|Image||Name - Game |
|Type / Users||Attributes / Consume||Statistics / Sell||Found||Notes|
|Simon's whip. Crafted using wild animal skins lashed with metal studding, the whip can be used to damage and kill enemies. It is flexible and hard enough to crack armor, strangle, and shred exposed limbs. ()|| Primary Weapon|
| Find: (start with)|
|Simon's Combat Cross can tear the body and armor off any creature and gives Simon grip ability against enemies. ()|| Primary Weapon|
| Find: Library|| Special: It can also be used to access difficult to reach places of the castle.|
|This is a perfect terror weapon for a barbarian but used with skill the axe can rip into strong armor and damage huge monsters. ()|| Secondary Weapon|
|Consume: 1 Ammo Heart|| Find: Cursed Village|| Special: The 'Charged' secondary attack allows Simon to throw a flaming axe which is much more damaging.|
|A Fire Oil Flask will burn an enemy by exploding into flames on the floor and spreading deadly fire in a restricted area. ()|| Secondary Weapon|
|Consume: 1 Ammo Heart|| Find: Cells|| Special: The 'Charged' secondary attack gives the weapon more accuracy and a much greater destructive force.|
|This is a protective female spirit that uses her cloak to shield Simon from enemy attacks or some environmental hazards.()|| Magic Power (Spiritual Power)|
| Find: Forgotten Caves|
|This is a spirit of a man with a powerful magic crossbow who will automatically attack any enemy within range.()|| Magic Power (Spiritual Power)|
| Find: Inner Cells (requires Combat Chain)|
- The Simon Belmont featured in Mirror of Fate differs in appearance from the original concept of Simon from Lords of Shadow, as seen here.
- In the trailer, Simon had stated that his father had given him a piece of mirror when he was a young boy that is said to come from a magical mirror, probably the self-same mirror the game is named for.
- It seems that in this continuity, Simon rather than Trevor is the first Belmont to ever defeat Dracula, if only temporarily.
- for unknown reasons, Dracula was deliberately holding back during his fight with Alucard and Simon, it is entirely possible, given the trap he had laid for Simon through the Succubus , that he had intended to turn Simon rather than outright kill him.
- Nintendo Power (June 2012)