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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PlayStation)

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PlayStation)
Released:March 20, 1997
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot


There are 106 achievements worth 800 (4573) points.
Authors: MrGauss (55), Shmelyoff (48), televandalist (3).

What is a Man?
won by 8710 (3760) of 9563 (91.08%)
Defeat Dracula in the prologue
Demonic Duo
won by 5383 (2586) of 9563 (56.29%)
Defeat Gaibon and Slogra in the Alchemy Laboratory with Alucard
Shadow in the Mirror
won by 4140 (2090) of 9563 (43.29%)
Defeat the Doppleganger10 in the Outer Wall with Alucard
Magical Key
won by 3641 (1886) of 9563 (38.07%)
Acquire the Jewel of Open from the master librarian
Cavern Maiden
won by 3043 (1621) of 9563 (31.82%)
Defeat Scylla in the Underground Caverns with Alucard
Black Wings
won by 3140 (1672) of 9563 (32.83%)
Find the Leap Stone
Guardians of the Keep
won by 2934 (1546) of 9563 (30.68%)
Defeat Hippogryph and Karasuman with Alucard
A Thread and a Bullet
won by 2935 (1559) of 9563 (30.69%)
Defeat the Minotaurus and the Werewolf in the Colosseum with Alucard
Fall of a Nosferatu
won by 2709 (1456) of 9563 (28.33%)
Defeat Olrox in his quarters with Alucard
Gatekeeper of Hell
won by 2728 (1473) of 9563 (28.53%)
Defeat Cerberos in the Abandoned Mine with Alucard
For I am Many
won by 2669 (1438) of 9563 (27.91%)
Defeat Granfaloon in the Catacombs with Alucard
Iron Maiden Destroyer
won by 2576 (1398) of 9563 (26.94%)
Find the Spike Breaker in the Catacombs
Silver Key
won by 2488 (1359) of 9563 (26.02%)
Obtain the Silver Ring in the Royal Chapel`s hidden room
Golden Key
won by 2632 (1424) of 9563 (27.52%)
Defeat Succubus and find the Gold Ring
Beyond Evil Illusions
won by 2469 (1339) of 9563 (25.82%)
Obtain the elusive Holy glasses
Not All Yet lost
won by 2580 (1385) of 9563 (26.98%)
Defeat Shaft in the Castle Keep with Alucard and free Richter from his magic
Echoes of the Past
won by 2015 (1115) of 9563 (21.07%)
Defeat the fake heroes of long past in the Reverce Colosseum with Alucard
Lord of the Flies
won by 2054 (1147) of 9563 (21.48%)
Defeat Beezelbub in the Necromancy Laboratory with Alucard
Beyond the Mirror
won by 2082 (1143) of 9563 (21.77%)
Defeat Doppleganger40 in the Reverce Caverns with Alucard
Ring of Vlad
won by 2332 (1287) of 9563 (24.39%)
Defeat Darkwing Bat and acquire the Ring of Vlad relic
Tooth of Vlad
won by 2127 (1179) of 9563 (22.24%)
Defeat The Creature and acquire the Tooth of Vlad relic
Heart of Vlad
won by 2179 (1213) of 9563 (22.79%)
Defeat Medusa and acquire Heart of Vlad relic
Rib of Vlad
won by 2058 (1143) of 9563 (21.52%)
Defeat Akmodan II and acquire the Rib of Vlad relic
Eye of Vlad
won by 2001 (1116) of 9563 (20.92%)
Defeat Death and acquire the Eye of Vlad relic
Lord of Space and Time
won by 1925 (1074) of 9563 (20.13%)
Defeat Galamoth in the icy domains of the Reverse Castle
The End: Solitude
won by 1713 (1017) of 9563 (17.91%)
And the dark prince roamed the barren lands with his empty heart for all eternity
The End: Heroes Reunited
won by 1978 (1096) of 9563 (20.68%)
With the Belmont clan saved, the dark prince now runs toward an unknown future
The End: Rendemption
won by 1316 (811) of 9563 (13.76%)
The dark prince no longer has to carry his burden. The blessing that once brought purpose to his father is now in his path
Belmont Revenge
won by 269 (226) of 9563 (2.81%)
Finish the game with Richter
Vampiric Knight
won by 3185 (1622) of 9563 (33.31%)
Reach level 20 with Alucard
Seasoned Dhampir
won by 2320 (1198) of 9563 (24.26%)
Reach level 40 with Alucard
Prince of the Night
won by 1033 (633) of 9563 (10.80%)
Reach level 60 with Alucard
Demon Master
won by 477 (383) of 9563 (4.99%)
Train all familiars to reach level 50 or beyond
won by 2435 (1354) of 9563 (25.46%)
Find the Holy Symbol in the Underground Caverns
Sword of Many Slashes
won by 1416 (873) of 9563 (14.81%)
Obtain the elusive Crissaegrim (and now you have finished the game)
Bloodlust Blade
won by 614 (480) of 9563 (6.42%)
With Muramasa in hands, absorb your enemies' blood 25 times in one session
Family Heirloom
won by 1766 (993) of 9563 (18.47%)
Restore all the equipment stolen by Death
My Precious
won by 653 (513) of 9563 (6.83%)
Find the elusive Ring of Varda
Breaking Thermodynamics
won by 682 (513) of 9563 (7.13%)
Buy the elusive Duplicator
Master Shapeshifter
won by 2828 (1502) of 9563 (29.57%)
Acquire the powers to shapeshift into wolf, mist and bat
All Powerful Being
won by 1658 (959) of 9563 (17.34%)
Acquire all of the forms' upgrades
won by 649 (519) of 9563 (6.79%)
Perform all spells in one session
Warp Wide Web
won by 1788 (1027) of 9563 (18.70%)
Activate every warp room with Alucard
won by 559 (448) of 9563 (5.85%)
Get all the Meal ticket exclusive delicacies
Sacred Body
won by 966 (667) of 9563 (10.10%)
Find all the Life Max upgrades unrelated to bosses with Alucard
Holy Heart
won by 1057 (713) of 9563 (11.05%)
Find all the Heart Max upgrades with Alucard
Legendary Explorer
won by 690 (533) of 9563 (7.22%)
Explore every room of each castle
Miserable Pile of Secrets
won by 407 (335) of 9563 (4.26%)
Find every hidden item inside breakable walls
Transylvanian Hitman
won by 759 (518) of 9563 (7.94%)
Reveal all entries in the bestiary
The Rarest of Monster Droppings
won by 232 (208) of 9563 (2.43%)
Reveal the rare drops of all enemies (use bestiary to keep track)
Hunter's Stamina
won by 150 (139) of 9563 (1.57%)
Find all the Life Max upgrades with Richter
Belmont Spirit
won by 231 (212) of 9563 (2.42%)
Use all item crashes with Richter in one session
Innate Talent
won by 827 (585) of 9563 (8.65%)
Use all of Richter's physical techniques in one session
Unexpected Encounter
won by 761 (562) of 9563 (7.96%)
Defeat Gaibon and Slogra at the Entrance
The Secret Knuckles
won by 1938 (1189) of 9563 (20.27%)
Find the secret passage to the Jewel knuckles room in the Outer Wall
Cycle of Life
won by 891 (705) of 9563 (9.32%)
Presentiate the life cycle of a bird
Spying on Strangers
won by 1566 (937) of 9563 (16.38%)
See the ferryman from the Outer Wall on a night with a clear sky
Winged Beast
won by 1644 (932) of 9563 (17.19%)
Reveal the hidden form of Alucard
won by 631 (500) of 9563 (6.60%)
Show off your exceptional fashion sense with both custom cloaks
Nice Money Bag
won by 2212 (1240) of 9563 (23.13%)
Find the black money bag hidden in the caves
15 cm of Self Esteem
won by 2068 (1206) of 9563 (21.63%)
Discreetly upgrade your height
Spiked Menace
won by 1684 (1041) of 9563 (17.61%)
Destroy the Spiked Ball on the stairs of the Royal Chapel
Gift from the Other Side
won by 1179 (758) of 9563 (12.33%)
Obtain the Grape juice from a friendly ghost
won by 1494 (940) of 9563 (15.62%)
Get the Alucart status to get lucky
won by 1114 (791) of 9563 (11.65%)
Extract the power of the cow from the most common shield
Sword of Riches
won by 1603 (1006) of 9563 (16.76%)
Find the elusive Jewel sword in the hidden room
Gears go Awry
won by 2203 (1262) of 9563 (23.04%)
Enter the secret room in the Clock Tower
Hmmm, the Switch...
won by 2436 (1351) of 9563 (25.47%)
Matured enough to know how to press a button
Fairy Curiosity
won by 1632 (943) of 9563 (17.07%)
Did she really see any cracks there?
50% of the Time, It Works Every Time
won by 828 (597) of 9563 (8.66%)
Get all the possibilities out of a Karma Coin toss in a single session
How do I Eat This?
won by 852 (646) of 9563 (8.91%)
Successfully eat a peanut
Shake, Old One!
won by 809 (584) of 9563 (8.46%)
Acquire all the secret items held by the master librarian
Red Undead Redemption
won by 695 (533) of 9563 (7.27%)
Summon some red dawn warriors from the otherworld
Runic Secret
won by 589 (418) of 9563 (6.16%)
Read the forbidden inscription of the flying sword
Cat Therapy
won by 579 (470) of 9563 (6.05%)
Let the cat heal your wounds
Moment of Reflection
won by 422 (366) of 9563 (4.41%)
And having explored all of the castle rooms, his son took a short nap... (1890 rooms required no more no less!!!)
Blazing Blood
won by 4113 (1822) of 9563 (43.01%)
Activate the Belmont secret technique
Vampire Killer
won by 592 (380) of 9563 (6.19%)
Defeat Dracula in the prologue without taking any damage (no heart usage)
Castle of Rage
won by 440 (373) of 9563 (4.60%)
Defeat Gaibon and Slogra damageless without any equipment on both hands (no MP or Heart usage or Talisman)
Rusty Duel
won by 385 (339) of 9563 (4.03%)
Defeat the Doppleganger10 damageless with the Red Rust (no MP or Heart usage or Talisman)
Dancing Water
won by 290 (257) of 9563 (3.03%)
Defeat Scylla damageless only equiped with a Jewel knuckles (no MP or Heart usage, Talisman or familiars)
No Longer a Horse, but Still no Griffin
won by 170 (155) of 9563 (1.78%)
Use all of Richter's physical techniques to damage and defeat Hippogryph (damageless, no whip or heart usage)
Cursed Battle
won by 264 (236) of 9563 (2.76%)
Defeat Karasuman damageless with Tyrfing and Leather shield (no MP or Heart usage, Talisman, dive kick or familiars)
Arena Shenanigans
won by 255 (229) of 9563 (2.67%)
Defeat Minotaurus and Werewolf with Alucard damageless with Tyrfing and Leather shield (no Hearts, spells or Talisman)
Axe Lord vs Vampire Lord
won by 257 (227) of 9563 (2.69%)
Using the Axe Armor, defeat Olrox taking no more than 3 hits (no Talisman or familiars)
Wolf vs Dog
won by 335 (297) of 9563 (3.50%)
Defeat Cerberos damageless only using the Soul of Wolf (no Talisman)
Whip! Whip 'em Good!
won by 173 (156) of 9563 (1.81%)
Defeat Granfaloon with Richter without taking damage (no heart usage)
Nightmare Beauty
won by 280 (247) of 9563 (2.93%)
Defeat Succubus damageless with Tyrfing and Leather shield (no MP or Heart usage, Talisman, dive kick or familiars)
Shaft Floor is Lava
won by 193 (176) of 9563 (2.02%)
Defeat Shaft's orb damageless w_o touching the floor after the first hit(divekick only,no familiar,spells,bat form,hearts usage or talism)
I was Born in Castlevania
won by 184 (162) of 9563 (1.92%)
Defeat Darkwing Bat with Richter damageless and using only the whip (no heart, uppercut, dash or slide usage)
Pride of Michelangelo
won by 274 (243) of 9563 (2.87%)
Defeat the Medusa damageless with the Nunchaku (no MP or Heart usage, Talisman, dive kick or familiars)
Castle of Rage II
won by 282 (248) of 9563 (2.95%)
Defeat The Creature damageless without any equipment on both hands (no MP or Heart usage, Talisman or familiars)
Can You Whip a Fly?
won by 161 (146) of 9563 (1.68%)
Defeat Beezelbub with Richter without taking damage (no heart usage)
Axe Lord vs Pharaoh
won by 275 (241) of 9563 (2.88%)
Using the Axe Armor, defeat Akmodan II damageless (no Talisman or familiars)
Family Matters
won by 151 (134) of 9563 (1.58%)
Defeat the fake heroes with Richter without taking damage (no heart usage)
Death of Death
won by 201 (180) of 9563 (2.10%)
Defeat Death damageless with Tyrfing and Leather sh. (ATT<=35 and no heart, spells, morph, familiars, Talisman or potions)
Was That Really a Boss?
won by 215 (193) of 9563 (2.25%)
Defeat Galamoth with Alucard equiped with his sword and Leather sh. damageless (no morph, platforms, Talisman or Beryl circlet)
In the Name of my Mother
won by 179 (158) of 9563 (1.87%)
Defeat Dracula with Alucard damageless and barehanded (ATT<=105 and no hearts, morphs, familiar or Talisman)
Whipping Darkness
won by 146 (127) of 9563 (1.53%)
Defeat Shaft with Richter without being damaged more than 3 times (no item crash)
won by 302 (258) of 9563 (3.16%)
Break at least 11 candles without touching the ground in Clock Tower's outdoor section (no morph, spells or high jumps)
Blindfolded Maze
won by 428 (339) of 9563 (4.48%)
Pass through the Catacomb's dark room and turn on the light without being damaged or using Bat Echo or Mist form
Wolf Run
won by 317 (276) of 9563 (3.31%)
In the Entrance, kill 13 enemies in a row using the Power of Wolf without stopping
Nice Flight
won by 381 (291) of 9563 (3.98%)
Wing smash consecutively for 8 seconds (no pausing allowed)
Silent, Yet Deadly
won by 678 (520) of 9563 (7.09%)
Kill 25 enemies in a row without leaving Poison Gas form
Lucky 3's
won by 173 (157) of 9563 (1.81%)
On Luck Mode, reach the librarian with Kills <=33, Max HP<=33, Lvl<= 9 and without dying (no Death skip or Cube of Zoe)
Rondo of Blood Gaiden
won by 132 (119) of 9563 (1.38%)
Finish the game as Richter in one session defeating all the bosses and without using save points to refill your health
💬Official forum topic
Recent Players:
Scuzster2022-07-04 15:30:37Starting a new adventure!
phioplaysgames2022-07-04 15:30:22Alucard is in the Colosseum Lv.:14 | Rooms:274 | Time:1:17:59
Halospaz1182022-07-04 15:30:11Alucard is in the Reverse Keep Lv.:27 | Rooms:954 | Time:5:29:10
AshleyLoirinha2022-07-04 15:29:29Alucard is in the Marble Gallery Lv.:46 | Rooms:1890 | Time:15:15:38
Rhoko2022-07-04 15:28:58Alucard is in the Outer Wall Lv.:13 | Rooms:186 | Time:0:58:3
pedroh282022-07-04 15:28:49Alucard is in the Anti-Chapel Lv.:66 | Rooms:1888 | Time:6:21:31
kayrontecio2022-07-04 15:27:33Alucard is in the Castle Keep Lv.:31 | Rooms:941 | Time:18:29:47
Kirlian2022-07-04 15:15:45Alucard is in the Castle Keep Lv.:21 | Rooms:555 | Time:4:33:35
J0nny9362022-07-04 15:04:11Starting a new adventure!
KvigeR2022-07-04 14:17:37Alucard is in the Reverse Entrance Lv.:36 | Rooms:1205 | Time:6:30:54
Recent comment(s):
5 Jan 2022
ok, i manage to do Rondo of Blood Gaiden achievement right now, and despite my time really sucks, i just do it but the leaderboards dont work, and yes, i have leaderboards activated it.
2 Mar 2022
These damageless achievements came from diarrhea
20 May 2022
A good D-Pad is the Key to get good with Richters Air Blades. The Dualshock 4 D-Pad is garbage in my Opinion. To Slippery and the are somehow slightly apart. The Switch Horipad D-Pad is really good.
24 May 2022
I did a new Recording of me fighting Dracula in the Prologue for the best possible Starting Stats for Alucard. There are two different Set Ups: -----Strenght: -----This lets you start with 13 Strenght + Heart Refresh Item. Condition: Reveal the Hidden Room with Richter. Beat Dracula under a Minute without taking any Damage and hold the Cross at the End of the Battle. -----Intelligence: -----This lets you start with 13 Intelligence + Heart Refresh and Neutron Bomb Item. Condition: Reveal the Hidden Room and get the Heart with Richter. Collect 41 or more Hearts. Beat Dracula under a Minute without taking any Damage and hold the Cross at the End of the Battle.----- Have fun playing and trying. =)
25 May 2022
GG! Btw, the challenge that I consider the most difficult is to start the game with 85 HP, for this you must beat Dracula no damage, in less than 1 min and without get a sub weapon.
25 May 2022
Yeah I'm aware of this but this Setting is not the best starting stats Set Up. HP is overrated anyway and MP with the other Stats is much better. I may try it Mauricio. =)
25 May 2022
I was a little wrong. The Drac Fight without Sub Weapons has some better Stats like Str 14, Con 13, Int 13 and Luck 17.But with this your Mp & Hearts are lower and you dont get those Items. it's a matter of preference. I think the Juggle between Holy Water and Cross is the Way to go. Anyway Challenge accepted.
26 May 2022
This is for you Mauricio. Here is a new Recording of me fighting Dracula without Subweapons and not getting hit under a Minute. Took me only more than 100 attempts.
27 May 2022
You rock dude! This a very hard challenge!
31 May 2022
Mastered! Now I'm done with SotN for a good while. Saturn Version and this Set was really fun. Props to the Devs on this.
1 Jun 2022
@Shmelyoff, televandalist or ​MrGauss I'm not an Achievement Developer but I would welcome a little Revision for this Set. I would suggest Richter's best starting stats as an achievement and the Prologue Fight without Subweapons under Minute to get 85 HP. That should be mandatory in this Set. Yeah im aware there is a Chevo for the best stats in the PSP Version but not the 85 HP Stat. This is the PSX Set so its the Original Version this should be here not in the PSP or Saturn Version. Maybe some Dev of this Set can add this i would be really grateful. Warm Greetings
4 Jun 2022
Oh God Rondo of Blood Gaiden is hitting me hard i will try it for 1 week if i can't. I will drop this but thanks anyway for this set.
4 Jun 2022
Great Set.
4 Jun 2022
Mastered, I finally did it.
6 Jun 2022
Mastered! Great set for an awesome game. Loved the cheevo icons. Just wasn't a fan of the Tyrfing challenges, as those required a lot of "boilerplate" preparation every time; maybe just an ATK upper threshold would be more than enough for those.
6 Jun 2022
Also, can confirm here the "Rondo of Blood Gaiden" LB is still broken: the timer gets suddenly disabled on the final FMV, even though "Richter Speedrun" pops normally a few seconds later. Did the dev back there really thought 90+ people had earned the cheevo on hardcore but *none* with LBs enabled? Come on...
6 Jun 2022
Too bad that no Developer has responded to my comment on Richter's prologue fight. It's just a suggestion that I think would be a great addition to the set without it being a Selfmade Challenge. This was intended by Toru Hagihara and Koji Iga. 85 HP and 17 LCK with Alucard in the beginning is not easy and should be an Achievement. =(
20 Jun 2022
Mastered! That was quite the challenge but lots of fun, great set!
25 Jun 2022
YES! YES! YES!, this was a very difficult road, seriously, despite everything it was great to do all the achievements, being my favorite "Rondo of Blood Gaiden", GREAT SET DUDE.
25 Jun 2022
Rondo of Blood Gaiden leaderboard should work correctly now and submit time in correct format.

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