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Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles

Passwords

Level Select code for Origional Rondo of Blood

Enter this code as your player name in the Origional Rondo of Blood game to unlock the Level Select option on the menu and skip to any Level in the game. Just like the symphony of the night Luck code, this is where it all started.

EffectPassword
X-X!V''QLevel Select for Rondo of Blood

Contributed By: Riku_Namako.

New Modes in Symphony of the Night

After clearing the game as Alucard for the first time, you can start special modes by entering a specific name when you select a new game.

EffectPassword
X-X!V''QPlay as Alucard, with 99 luck and the Lapis lazuli (+20 luck) accessory (completing the game isn't required)
AXEARMORPlay as Alucard, with the Axe Lord armor
MARIAPlay as Maria Renard
RICHTERPlay as Richter Belmont

Contributed By: Antitype and MidnightDarknes.

Glitches

Keep your inventory at the beginning of the game (Symphony of the Night)

In order to keep your default inventory at the beginning of the game, like the Alucard Sword and Alucard Shield, reach the room where you meet Death for the first time, then walk back out or back dash out of the room. If done correctly, Death won't be there when you re-enter the room. Note: this glitch works differently from the original PS1 version.

Contributed By: MidnightDarknes and Cicciolo.

The Stairs' Shaft

If you're looking for a useful tip to get through the game easily, consider the following glitch. This glitch allows you to pass through walls, floors, across pits, and more. You can basically bypass almost everything once you fall through the floor. Useful to get through some tough areas full of annoying monsters, to obtain some items not possible early in the game and/or to obtain others easily. In order to accomplish this glitch successfully, you must first head to any staircase. Climb up to the middle of the stairs and stop. Then, walk back down to the lowest step.

From here, press down, and then quickly press backwards (pressing both simultaneously). If done properly, the character will have a foot on the stairs and another foot in or underneath or behind the floor you're trying to breach (that the stairs are connected to). When you see this, release back on the d-pad, and the character will fall completely through the floor to a glitched area underneath the stage.

If the glitch doesn't work, make sure of two things: that your character isn't facing the staircase, and that you're pressing down and backwards simultaneously. Also keep in mind that depending on where you are, the glitch may not work properly. You may get stuck and have to reset the game in certain areas. Maria is also preferable to Richter because she can jump higher and hence get out of these glitched areas more easily.

Contributed By: Moldredd.

Unlockables

Alternate Stage 5

Defeat Death in Stage 5, then go to Alternate Stage 4 and defeat Camilla.

Contributed By: Master Bigode.

Original game Akoumajou Dracula Peke

The original game "Peke" was introduced in the original Chi No Rondo as a bonus game if you used the wrong System Card.

This is the third original game that can be unlocked.
First, you need to select NORMAL BOSS RUSH mode.
Beat it two times, you will receive two Sound Discs.
The third time fight until you defeat Shaft and defeat the next boss, at the end of the fight you should be rewarded with original game "Peke".
Access it from the main screen like the other original games.
I advice to use Maria and her Dragon sub-weapon to fastly defeat the bosses.

Contributed By: GbaDoctor06.

Play as Maria (Rondo of Blood)

In Stage 2, while the Behemoth is chasing Richter, there is a candlestick that contains the "key" subweapon. Make sure to get it, and then proceed down into the sewers after the Behemoth is blocked by the wall. At the very end of the sewer path, there is a locked door. Use the key subweapon and it will unlock, giving you a cinematic scene where Maria joins Richter. She is now selectable as a playable character in the main menu.

Contributed By: Antitype and GeneralFailer.

Unlock Boss Rush Normal, Boss Rush Dash, and Full Bosh Rush

To unlock BRN, beat the first boss on every stage (Wyvern, Werewolf, Minotaur, Dullahan, Death, Shaft, and L. Vampire).
To unlock Dash, beat the secondary boss on each stage (Serpent, B. Golem, Dogether, Carmilla, Hydra, Shaft, Shaft Ghost).
Beat every boss (including Dracula) to unlock Full boss rush

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the secondary boss on each stageBoss rush dash
Beat the primary boss on each stageBoss rush normal
Beat every boss (including Dracula).Full boss rush

Contributed By: __Pent__.

Unlock Original Rondo of Blood game

Go to stage 4.
On your way through twards the end of the stage you will find 6 of those skulls that spit fire stacked on top of each other. Just past them is a platform that moves like an inverted pengelium going left and right. Just opposite of it is a spiked ball. Get on the platform and jump over the spiked ball landing on the ground against the wall. Break the lower part of the wall to find a bomb. Hit the bomb to ingite it and the wall will come falling down.
Walk forward a bit and you will find 2 spiked platforms that try to crush you. Get on the right platform and as it's going up jump off of it and land on the upper level. Stay on top avoiding the axes and the yellow eye. At the very end of that platform is a candle hit it and inside will be some classic gaming goodness.

Contributed By: Ayce.

Unlock Symphony of the Night

In Stage 2, while the minotaur is chasing Richter, immediately fall into the first hole in the ground. You will not die, but instead be taken into the sewers. Play the level out normally and defeat the boss. Afterwards, you will be taken to Stage 3' (this is different from the normal Stage 3!).

In Stage 3', whenever the path branches, taken the upper route. Make sure you obtain the "axe" subweapon sometime during the stage. Eventually, you will meet a skeletal snake that is attached to a wall. Nearby is a vine-like cage; use the axe to cut it. It now serves as a platform for Richter to jump to the upper ledges. Continue along the upper ledges until you see a breakable tombstone. Inside is the item that unlocks Symphony of the Night. Return to the main menu to play it.

Contributed By: Antitype.

Secrets

How to Save Iris

She's found in Alternate Stage 4.

Simply keep going through the stage (do not go down the waterfall on the raft yet). Go all the way across this part of the stage until you notice a blue frog. Don't kill it. Instead jump over/avoid it and let it stay close. It will follow to the end of this particular part of the stage to a row of frog statues. It will jump on the only pillar that doesn't have a frong statue on it and lower a plateform in the middle of this section of the stage. Go down the stairs and follow the path until you get to the end where there is a gate. Iris is awaiting there.

Contributed By: ChibiMaddiChan.

How To Save Tera

She's found in Alternate Stage 3:

Go through the stage until you get to the very end of the first half. You'll see your first door and a small plateform underneath that appears to be a dead end. Simply jump under the door and hit the wall, from the top to the bottom. Go down the stairs there and you'll save Tera.

Contributed By: ChibiMaddiChan.

Richter's secret long whip attack

Richter's whip can be extended secretly!

If you press forward two times just after pressing the attack button, Richter's whip will extend slightly, making it easier to hit some enemies. You'll know it works when the whip turns white during the animation. It can also be done while jumping and crouching, you just have to hold the crouch button while pressing forward two times.

Contributed By: Arkane Denial.

Saving Annette

Annette is located in Stage 7. You first need to rescue Terra and Iris to be able to do this.

In the first room of the clock tower section, break the red pillar statue and push the switch behind it. Next, climb to the top where there's a small cog wheel and locked door in the upper right corner. Hit the cog wheel until the door opens and enter that. In this next area, kill the hawk to obtain the key. Hold on to it for now.

Next, in the last room of the clock tower section, you'll see a locked door. DO NOT USE THE KEY here (as its a fake room) and instead proceed upward until you see a crystal pillar blocking another switch. Like before, break the pillar to push the switch. Now go back down to where the locked door is. If done correctly, a new area should have opened up below with another locked door below the first one. Open the new/lowest locked door and after a cutscene, you'll save Annette.

You can come back here again in later playthroughs to find a room with several candles that drop moneybags and the Stopwatch subweapon if you're using Richter.

Contributed By: Alucardxero.

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood Cheats

Codes

Stage Select.

To select any stage without the work, enter X-X!V''Q as your name.

Contributed By: LatchKeyKid.

Unlockables

Alternate Stage 5

Defeat Death in Stage 5, then go to Alternate Stage 4 and defeat Camilla.

Contributed By: Master Bigode.

Play as Maria

To play as Maria Renard, you must retrieve the prison key from a candle in the area that you are chased by the Behemoth in the default Stage 2 (do NOT take the alternate path from Stage 1). When you reach the end of the castle sewers later in the level, there will be a locked door just beside the stairs. If you did not exchange the key for any throwing items after picking it up, you can use it to open the door and rescue Maria. Complete the level as normal and the next time you restart the game, the Character Select option will be available on your save file's menu.

Contributed By: Abicion and GeneralFailer.

Secrets

Akumajou Dracula Peke (Wii Virtual Console)

To unlock this secret on Wii's VC version do the following while in-game: - Press the Home button - Select "Reset" - Highlight "Yes", keep the pointer on the button, press and hold 1 and 2 simultaneously on the Wii Remote while pressing and holding "Left/Up" on the D-pad of the Classic Controller (the pointer should lock over the Yes button). - Without releasing any of the buttons press "A" on the Wii Remote to confirm. If done right (it can be tricky at first), the game will load Akumajou Dracula Peke.

Contributed By: Kasuneko.

Maria Secret Attack

Quickly press Up, Down, Front and Attack (the same as Alucard's Hellfire) and Maria will give her secret attack.

Contributed By: nicolaslara.

No Damage Bonus

If you go through any stage without getting hit (getting hit and then regaining energy does not count), you will get 1-UP when the level ends.

Contributed By: make me dance.

Peke

Boot up your TCD add-on with the wrong system card in your turbo grafx; this will load a secret mini-game.

Contributed By: rboy84.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Cheats

Passwords

New Game Bonuses

EffectPassword
Beat the game and begin a new file with the name AXEARMORBegin game with Axe Lord Armor
Beat the game and begin a new file with the name X-X!V''QBegin the game with 99 luck.
Beat the game once, then start a new file and name it RICHTER.Play as Richter Belmont

Contributed By: Mike Truitt and James Dela Serna.

Glitches

Invincible Alucard

You will need the Walk Armor, Sword Card, and Soul of Wolf. Go to the room where you can see a save point and do the "Sword Brothers". Then, immediately go to the save point and press Up + R2 so that you can save the game as a Wolf. Immediately save the game as the Sword Familiar starts spinning. Once you see the "Data Saved" message, hold Select + Start to reset the game, then load your saved file. If done correctly, your map will be glitched and the rooms you have previously visited will have disappeared. However, your completion will remain as it is. You must cover the rooms you have done before. The Walk Armor's defense will increase as your completion also increases. The more rooms to cover, the stronger the Walk Armor's defense will become. Repeat this until the Walk Armor becomes very strong. At this point the highest damage that Alucard will ever receive is 1 (except spikes), and he will be immune to all types of sickness except for stone. Alucard will not be pushed away, even if he is being attacked by enemies. Also, if Alucard gets hit while he is in Bat or Wolf form, he will remain in that form as if nothing hit him.

Contributed By: _WILPETER_LAO_.

Invincible Alucard (and invisible)

Required things for this Glitch:

An AxeLord Armor
A Library card

Wear a normal armor and equip the Library card. Activate the library card and then equip AxeLord armor while the Beam of light is still on you and then go back to a normal armor. Once the screen goes completely white, walk into another room, and if it worked well, Alucard is now Invisible and Invincible. This glitch will end if transform into anything, teleport, re-equip the AxeLord Armor, or do anything that will remake Alucard's sprite.

Contributed By: Biyte.

Keep the Alucard Sword, Alucard Shield, etc.

To keep your default inventory instead of losing the gear to Death, proceed right until you reach the room just before Death for the first time. Kill the first two Wargs (Giant Wolves) and then jump over the third, but don't kill it. Unequip all of your items, EXCEPT the Lapis Lazuli, and continue. Jump into the last Warg and if you've done this correctly you'll be sent flying across the next screen, past Death and into the next room, with all of your equipment!

Contributed By: ZakkWyldeT.

Max Money With Librarian and Sword Familiar

Required Items/skills

-Sword Familiar
-Gem of any type (Diamond is best choice)
-Enough mana to cast sword brothers spell (50 MP)

Sword Brothers spell:

Enable The Sword Card Familiar
Press the Directional Pad D, DF, F, UF, U(hold UP 2 seconds) D + Attack

Make your way to the Librarians room. Stand near him, but not so you enter
his menu's. Cast the sword brothers spell. As the sword starts to spin,
Walk towards the librarian and enter his menu's. Sell off all but 1 of any
single gem. Press start to enter into alucards menu while still in the
librarian menu's. (Casting of the sword brothers spell allowed you to enter
your menu's while in the librarian's menu's) Have Alucard equip the last gem
of the chosen type. Return to the librarian's menu's and sell the last gem
to the librarian. Since the gem was removed and you sold something you didnt
have for sale, The game drops the count of that gem to 255. Sell off extra
gems to max out your money. I suggest using the diamond to get your money
the fastest.

Contributed By: PaleDim.

Richter Warping Glitch

To activate this glitch, you have to be playing as Richter, and must be in the Inverted Castle Keep. Once you reach the Inverted Castle, advance to the left, until you reach the broken staircase. Using Richter's uppercut move (down, up + jump), jump up through the broken staircase. At the top, where the statues are, there will be a door to the left. Advance through the door. There will be two elevator platforms in the room. When you reach the top, take the door to the right. While going through the hallway, there will be risen platforms on the floor, and coffins to fight through. When you reach the last risen platform on the floor, stand to the right of it, and push up. This will warp you back to the normal castle.

Contributed By: Almighty Ryu.

Sword Brothers chapel glitch

This glitch can bring your map coverage percentage up to 215.3%, though it's not easy to cover that much. You need the Sword familiar, at level 90 or higher, and the Soul of Bat. Go to the bottom-left corner of the first bell tower. Walk to the bottom left exit and cast the Sword Brothers spell. While the spell is being cast, transform into a bat and charge to the left. If done correctly, you should exit outside of the castle. This can also be done in the Anti-Chapel.

Contributed By: phoenix OMEGA.

Walk Through Walls

Requirments-
ALL of these items are required!
1. 2 Heart Refreshes
2. Ability to jump in mid air
3. Duplicator

Ok, first equip both your heart refreshes (one on square, the other on circle), and equip duplicator. Now, jump into a doorway as close as you can WITHOUT GOING TO THE NEXT ROOM, When you think your about as far as you go, use a heart refresh, immediately after it was used use the other one, What excactly you do is keep on pressing one button after the other,(ex: first square then press circle after the first heart refresh cinematic) Keep on doing this, until you can see your cape 'in' the floor. You can accsess the secret save area under the platform at the front gate as well as explore glitch areas in the game.

Contributed By: ZeldaFReAk128.

Unlockables

All Endings

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Defeat Richter, while wearing the glasses Maria gave you.Bad Ending
In the battle with Richter, wear the glasses Maria gave you and defeat the green specter. After completing both castles with a percentage of at least 196, defeat the final boss.Best Ending
In the battle with Richter, wear the glasses Maria gave you and defeat the green specter. After completing both castles with a percentage below 195, defeat the final boss.Good Ending
Defeat Richter, but don't wear the glasses Maria gave you.Worst Ending

Contributed By: Kintaro Oe age 25.

Misc. Unlockables

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the game with having of 190% map completion. Start a new game and you will be able to listen listen to all the music in Librarian buy/sell windowMusic Test

Contributed By: BelmontXS4.

Easter Eggs

A Message from Alucard and a Hidden Song

Place the Castlevania: SotN CD-ROM into your CD Player (or use the player built into your Playstation). Listen to track 2; Alucard will explain what track 1 is, and an extra song will be played.

Contributed By: Xono.

Moving Loading Screen

During any loading screen, move the D-pad to warp the words.

Contributed By: ROA.

Secrets

Alucart Mode

First, grab the Stopwatch special item and be able to double jump. Go the the Giant Clock in the Marble Gallery. Activate the Stopwatch (Up + Square/Circle) and go the the upper-right path that you just opened. Grab the three items to the right which are the Alucart Sword, Alucart Shield, and Alucart Mail.

Equip all three and you will enter Alucart Mode. In this mode, your luck will increase by 30 and enemies will now drop $250 bags wherever you go. The $250 bags are rare, but they will drop from any enemy, just like the $1, $25, $50, and $100 bags.

Contributed By: SIMSteven.

Dual Heaven Sword Combo

When you use the Heaven Sword, Alucard normally throws the sword in front of him. If you have two of them, however, you can perform a secret attack. Have a Heaven Sword equipped to both attack buttons, then press both buttons at the same time. One Heaven Sword will have the normal animation, while the other will spin around in an arc behind Alucard and rack up additional hits.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Hidden items under Librarian's chair

Once you acquire the gravity boots, go to the area beneath the Librarian's room. Stand under the hole in the ceiling and use the gravity boots to knock his chair up into the air. The first time you do this, you'll get a Life Max Up pot. After that you have a random chance to get one of three other items: Dracula's Tunic, Axelord Armor, and a Rind of Arcana. The order in which you get them is random, as is the chance of getting any item at all. To greatly improve your chances, use the boots to repeatedly knock his chair up without touching the ground or making him hit the ceiling.

Contributed By: TheBasilisk.

Secret Area

You must be playing as Richter for this to work. Begin a new game. Once you gain control of Richter (which is when he walks through the front gate) turn around and do a ground slide (hold down and hit X). If you were fast enough, you should have slid behind the gate before it completely closed. Go left and you will be outside the castle. go further and the drawbridge will close, but ou will still be able to go further. Keep heading left. You will walk on an extremely large path on the groud until you reach the forest. You will see Richter walking through it like Alucard in the beggining of the game. You then see Richter jump over the closing drawbridge and say "Holy Cross". You are now behind the gate again. NOTE: If you go to the secret area, you will not be able to get in the castle.

Contributed By: alecp66.

Start the game with items

To start the game with a Heart Refresh, you need to use up every single heart you have in the Prologue.

To start with a Neutron bomb, you must collect 15 MORE hearts (you start with 30, so you will end up with at least 45) in the prologue.

To start with a potion, you need to have full life at the end of the battle (this also works if you lose and let Maria bring you to full HP).

Contributed By: Biyte.

Start With Better Stats

If you beat Dracula at the start of the game with Richter without getting any sub-weapons (you can however push triangle to ignite Richter's whip on fire) AND without getting hit you start the game off with Alucard with the following stats: HP: 80, MP: 20, HEART: 50, STR: 9, CON: 8, INT: 8, LCK: 12. Normally you start the game off with: HP: 70, MP: 20, HEART: 50, STR: 7, CON: 7, INT: 6, LCK: 8.

Contributed By: KottonmouthKing.

Enemy/Boss Tips

Beat Granfaloon Quick!

When you get to Granfaloon's room, first use bat form to fly to the west side of the room. Once there, stand on the lower ledge. When the boss is at it's highest height, equip the Shield Rod and the Skull Shield. Use the Shield Combo attack by pressing both Square and Circle at the same. The ray that appears will kill the boss with one shot. Enjoy!

Contributed By: Rayearthdragon.

Defeating Galamoth Easily

Galamoth is one of the biggest and strongest bosses in the game. However, he can be surprisingly easy to take down. When you're facing him, simply use the Form of Mist to fly through him, and then land on the small ledge in back of his head. If you keep hitting him, he'll never get the opportunity at attack. To make things even easier, you can equip the Beryl Circlet, which absorbs Galamoth's electrical attacks and turns it into HP.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.