Castlevania (universe)/Elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series

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The following content are media from the Castlevania universe that appeared throughout the Super Smash Bros. franchise. The latest game represented in this universe is Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls, released on September 20, 2019.

Games with elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Castlevania[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon Belmont debuts in this game as the main playable character.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Axe, Cross, and Holy Water debut as items that occasionally spawn from whipped candle sticks or from defeated enemies.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon's right victory pose resembles the animation for when the player grabs a Magic Crystal and holds both the NES controller's A and B buttons at the same time.
  • Stage:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula's Castle first appears in this game, including the stairway and castle keep.
  • Stage elements:
  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula first appears in this game as the final boss.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula's Hellfire attack originates here.
  • Item:
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon Belmont, Medusa Head, Mummy, The Creature & Flea Man, Death, and Dracula appear as spirits.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Vampire Killer (Remix)": An arrangement of the first level theme in the game, and a recurring theme in the franchise.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Vampire Killer": Simon's theme, sourced from Castlevania Judgment, which itself is a remix of the first stage theme from this game. Heard in Simon's character trailer.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Starker / Wicked Child": A medley of the game’s second level theme, which also plays in the later parts of the fourth level, and its third level theme.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Out of Time": The theme of the Clock Tower stage, the final level of the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Nothing to Lose": Dracula's first phase boss theme from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Black Night": Dracula's second phase boss theme from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Can't Wait Until Night": A remix of Julius Belmont's theme from Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, which itself is a remix of both the final stage theme from Haunted Castle and "Heart of Fire" from fifth level of the original Castlevania.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Victory! Castlevania Series": A remix of the stage clear theme from the game.
  • Misc:

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest[edit]

  • Stage elements:
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Carmilla and Werewolf appear as spirits
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Bloody Tears / Monster Dance": A medley of the themes that play during the day and night in the game. This song was accidentally leaked by Nintendo ahead of its official announcement.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dwelling of Doom": The theme played inside mansions, sourced from the Famicom Disk System version of the game.

Haunted Castle[edit]

  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Cross Your Heart": A remix of the theme of the first stage of the game, an arcade remake of the original Castlevania.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Can't Wait Until Night": A remix of Julius Belmont's theme from Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, which itself is a remix of the final stage theme from the game as well as "Heart of Fire" from the original Castlevania.

Castlevania: The Adventure[edit]

  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The straight version of Dracula’s Dark Inferno (Diffusion) attack comes from this game.

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse[edit]

  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula's Pillar of Fire attack originates here.
  • Assist Trophy:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Alucard debuts in this game as a playable character.
  • Spirits:
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Beginning": A remix of the theme for the first stage of the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Aquarius": A remix of the theme that plays in the Sunken City of Poltergeists stage in the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Mad Forest": Sypha Belnandes's theme, sourced from Castlevania Judgment, which itself is a remix of the forest area theme from the game.

Kid Dracula[edit]

  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kid Dracula appears as a background character in Dracula's Castle in the form of a silhouette on its walls.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kid Dracula appears as a spirit.

Super Castlevania IV[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The ability to whip in multiple directions and the ability to move the whip around freely originate in this Super Nintendo retelling of the original Castlevania. Additionally, the ability to grab ledges with the whip loosely resembles the ability to swing on hooks in this game.
  • Music:

Castlevania (Sharp X68000)[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon's appearance in Ultimate is most prominently based on his appearance in this release of the game.

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Richter Belmont originates from this game, and his appearance in Ultimate is largely based on this appearance.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Grand Cross debuts in this game, as the item crash for the Cross sub-weapon.
  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Werewolf's design comes from this game.
  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula's Dark Inferno and Shockwave attacks come from here. His transformation is also based on this game.
  • Spirits:
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Divine Bloodlines": A remix of the theme of the first stage from the game. This remix borrows elements from other versions of the theme, such as Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, Castlevania: Dracula X, "Bloodlines Bequeathed" from Castlevania (N64), and "Blood Relations" from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Heard in Richter's character trailer.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Slash": The theme of stage 4' from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dance of Illusions": Dracula's theme from Castlevania Judgement, which itself is a remix of Dracula's boss theme from the game.

Castlevania: Bloodlines[edit]

Castlevania: Dracula X[edit]

  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Divine Bloodlines": Elements from this game's rendition of the song are used in this remix.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Much of Simon and Richter's moveset originates from this game, including their dash attack, down tilt, and up special.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kiyoyuki Yanada voiced Richter in Japanese for the first time here.
  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dracula uses his design from this game.
  • Assist Trophy:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Alucard uses his design from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ryotaro Okiayu voiced Alucard in Japanese for the first time here.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Maria Renard (Symphony of the Night) appears as a spirit. Alucard, Dracula, and Shaft use artwork from this game.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dance of Gold": The theme of the Alchemy Laboratory from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Lost Painting": The theme of the Reverse Caverns, Anti-Chapel, and Forbidden Library from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dracula's Castle": Alucard's theme from Castlevania Judgement, which itself is a remix of the theme of the first area of Dracula's Castle in the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "The Tragic Prince": The Clock Tower theme from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Divine Bloodlines": Elements from the song "Blood Relations" first appearing in this game are used in this remix.

Castlevania (Nintendo 64)[edit]

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon[edit]

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance[edit]

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow[edit]

  • Boss:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The revolving version of Dracula's Dark Inferno (Diffusion) attack comes from this game, where it was originally used by Graham Jones.
  • Spirits:
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Ruined Castle Gallery": A remix of the Castle Corridor from the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Can't Wait Until Night": A remix of Julius Belmont's theme from Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, which plays during the battle against him, as well as in the Castle Corridor during Julius Mode. This song is itself is a remix of the final stage theme of the same name from Haunted Castle and "Heart of Fire" from the fifth level of the original Castlevania.

Castlevania: Lament of Innocence[edit]

  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Death's design comes from this game.
  • Items:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The design of Death's Scythe comes from this game.
  • Spirits:
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Lament of Innocence": A remix of Leon Belmont's theme from the game, which plays on the second floor of the Pagoda of the Misty Moon; it also includes "Dracula's Theme" from Super Castlevania IV.

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow[edit]

Castlevania: Curse of Darkness[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hector appears as a spirit. Trevor Belmont's artwork is sourced from this game.

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin[edit]

Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate David Vincent first voiced Richter in English here.
  • Assist Trophy:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Yuri Lowenthal first voiced Alucard in English here.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Richter's artwork is sourced from this game.

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia[edit]

  • Spirits:
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Twilight Stigmata": The theme played in the opening movie, as well as in the Castle Entrance and Library areas in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Jet Black Wings": The theme played in the Arms Depot and Barracks areas in this game.

Castlevania: The Arcade[edit]

  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Black Night": A remix of Dracula's second phase boss theme from Castlevania, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Simon Belmont Theme (The Arcade)": A remix of the theme played during the first stage and the final boss from Super Castlevania IV, sourced from this game.

Castlevania Judgment[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Keith Silverstein first voiced Simon in English here.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Vampire Killer": Simon's theme, sourced from this game, which itself is a remix of the first stage theme from the original Castlevania.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Mad Forest": Sypha's theme, sourced from this game, which itself is a remix of the forest area theme from Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dance of Illusions": Dracula's theme, sourced from this game, which itself is a remix of Dracula's boss theme from Castlevaia: Rondo of Blood.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Dracula's Castle": Alucard's theme, sourced from this game, which itself is a remix of the theme of the first area of Dracula's Castle in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The crossguard on the Smash version of the Vampire Killer, making the weapon's handle resemble a cross, is sourced from the Combat Cross in this series.
  • Spirits:

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The dive kick move originates from this game.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The artwork for Maria, Jonathan, Charlotte, Soma, Yoko and Julius use artwork from this game.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Nothing to Lose": A remix of Dracula's first phase boss theme from Castlevania, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Can't Wait Until Night": A remix of Julius Belmont's theme from Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, which itself is a remix of the final stage theme from Haunted Castle; it also contains "Heart of Fire" from the original Castlevania. Sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Slash": A remix of the theme of stage 4' from Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "The Tragic Prince": A remix of the Clock Tower theme from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Ruined Castle Gallery": A remix of the Castle Corridor from Castlevania: Aria of Shadow, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Crash in the Dark Night": A remix of a boss theme from Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Ripped Silence": A remix of a boss theme from Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Twilight Stigmata": A remix of the theme played in the opening movie and in the entrance of Dracula's Castle from Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Jet Black Wings": A remix theme played in certain parts of Dracula's Castle in Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, sourced from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Go! Getsu Fuma": A remix of a theme from Getsu Fuma Den, sourced from this game.

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon's artwork is sourced from this game.