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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (NES)

Developer:Konami
Publisher:Konami
Genre:Action/Platformer
First released:September 1, 1990
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 54 achievements worth 616 (3664) points.
Authors: (54).

 
Cross Your Heart
 
won by 2137 (1153) of 2204 (96.96%)
(1)
Feel the power of a rosary.
Castlevanian Delicacy
 
won by 1428 (863) of 2204 (64.79%)
(2)
Unearth some delicious wall chicken.
Double Shot
 
won by 1225 (738) of 2204 (55.58%)
(2)
Find a ''II'' block as either Trevor or Grant.
Triple Threat
 
won by 439 (298) of 2204 (19.92%)
(7)
Find a ''III'' block as either Trevor or Grant.
Soul Steal
 
won by 533 (361) of 2204 (24.18%)
(4)
Find a hidden 1-up.
Dance of Illusion
 
won by 451 (270) of 2204 (20.46%)
(2)
Drink a potion of invincibility.
Heartful
 
won by 157 (122) of 2204 (7.12%)
(60)
Accumulate 99 hearts at one time.
Vampire Fighter
 
won by 765 (468) of 2204 (34.71%)
(8)
Reach a score of 20,000 and earn a 1up.
Vampire Hunter
 
won by 269 (128) of 2204 (12.21%)
(37)
Reach a big score of 70,000 for another 1up.
Vampire Killer
 
won by 201 (89) of 2204 (9.12%)
(121)
Reach a huge score of 120,000 for a third 1up.
Warakiya Village
 
won by 1670 (1003) of 2204 (75.77%)
(5)
Finish Stage 1.
Destiny
 
won by 943 (615) of 2204 (42.79%)
(7)
Reach the point at which the path truly splits.
Demon Seed
 
won by 363 (271) of 2204 (16.47%)
(14)
Reach the final fork in the path, deep in the underworld.
Clock Tower of Untimely Death
 
won by 620 (391) of 2204 (28.13%)
(9)
Finish Stage 2...?
There and Back Again
 
won by 530 (343) of 2204 (24.05%)
(11)
Escape the clock tower and find a new route to the castle.
Mad Forest
 
won by 550 (367) of 2204 (24.95%)
(10)
Finish Stage 3.
Haunted Ship of Fools
 
won by 402 (255) of 2204 (18.24%)
(13)
Finish Stage 4 (upper path).
Murky Marsh of Morbid Morons
 
won by 460 (332) of 2204 (20.87%)
(12)
Finish Stage 4 (lower path).
Tower of Terror
 
won by 337 (214) of 2204 (15.29%)
(15)
Finish Stage 5 (upper path).
Nightmare
 
won by 183 (138) of 2204 (8.30%)
(26)
Finish Stage 5 (lower then upper path).
Causeway
 
won by 299 (185) of 2204 (13.57%)
(34)
Finish Stage 6 (upper path).
Underground Catacombs
 
won by 178 (135) of 2204 (8.08%)
(53)
Finish Stage 6 (lower path).
Sunken City of Poltergeists
 
won by 205 (147) of 2204 (9.30%)
(47)
Finish Stage 6 (very bottom path).
Castle Courtyard
 
won by 270 (166) of 2204 (12.25%)
(37)
Finish Stage 7 (upper path).
Cliffside Entrance
 
won by 188 (127) of 2204 (8.53%)
(51)
Finish Stage 7 (lower path).
Deja Vu
 
won by 312 (183) of 2204 (14.16%)
(33)
Finish Stage 8.
The Riddle
 
won by 281 (157) of 2204 (12.75%)
(36)
Finish Stage 9.
Die, Monster!
 
won by 274 (149) of 2204 (12.43%)
(93)
Slay Dracula and finish the game.
Welcome to Hell
 
won by 167 (119) of 2204 (7.58%)
(57)
Finish the first stage on Hard Mode.
Granting His Aid
 
won by 596 (382) of 2204 (27.04%)
(10)
Accept Grant as your partner.
Androgynous Ally
 
won by 532 (354) of 2204 (24.14%)
(11)
Accept Sypha as your partner.
The Tragic Prince
 
won by 396 (288) of 2204 (17.97%)
(13)
Win a duel with the son of Dracula.
Kid Dracula
 
won by 366 (270) of 2204 (16.61%)
(14)
Accept Alucard as your partner.
Vicious Vampire
 
won by 141 (115) of 2204 (6.40%)
(66)
Finish any stage completely as Alucard.
Plucky Pirate
 
won by 164 (134) of 2204 (7.44%)
(58)
Finish any stage completely as Grant.
Mighty Magician
 
won by 173 (137) of 2204 (7.85%)
(137)
Finish any stage completely as Sypha.
Restrained Warrior
 
won by 119 (103) of 2204 (5.40%)
(194)
Finish any stage (except Stage 1) as Trevor, without powering up his whip.
Mana Efficiency
 
won by 114 (94) of 2204 (5.17%)
(200)
Finish any stage completely as Sypha... without picking up a single spellbook or stopwatch.
Candle Conservator
 
won by 183 (158) of 2204 (8.30%)
(26)
Finish Stage 1 without hitting a single candle.
Clockwork
 
won by 219 (177) of 2204 (9.94%)
(9)
Give poor Alucard the only sub-weapon he can use.
Iron Blue Intention
 
won by 189 (143) of 2204 (8.58%)
(15)
Acquire the most rare and powerful spellbook for Sypha.
Picture of a Ghost Ship
 
won by 503 (335) of 2204 (22.82%)
(11)
Mount your offensive on the haunted vessel.
Aquarius
 
won by 247 (187) of 2204 (11.21%)
(20)
Engage the floodwaters in the aquatic ruins.
Pitch Black Intrusion
 
won by 260 (183) of 2204 (11.80%)
(19)
Infiltrate the castle from underground.
Dark Metamorphosis
 
won by 94 (78) of 2204 (4.26%)
(241)
Defeat both forms of Death using Alucard alone.
Mirror of Fate
 
won by 198 (116) of 2204 (8.98%)
(122)
Defeat the Doppleganger with Trevor alone.
Heart of Fire
 
won by 156 (107) of 2204 (7.08%)
(151)
Defeat all three bosses at the end of Stage 7 (either path) as Grant.
In the name of my Mother...
 
won by 118 (88) of 2204 (5.35%)
(39)
Deliver the final blow to Dracula as his son.
Fear Me Most Sincerely
 
won by 144 (110) of 2204 (6.53%)
(32)
Defeat the first form of Dracula as either Grant or Sypha.
Symphony in the Moonlight
 
won by 156 (102) of 2204 (7.08%)
(151)
Finish the game with Alucard as your partner.
That's Why They Call Me Nasty
 
won by 111 (86) of 2204 (5.04%)
(206)
Finish the game with Grant as your partner.
A Wizard Did It
 
won by 206 (117) of 2204 (9.35%)
(118)
Finish the game with Sypha as your partner.
Trevor Forever
 
won by 95 (79) of 2204 (4.31%)
(482)
Finish the game as Trevor alone.
You Don't Belong in This World!
 
won by 87 (68) of 2204 (3.95%)
(512)
Slay Dracula on Hard Mode.
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Recent comment(s):
26 Feb 5:20 2015
Why yes, yes they are! I wondered if anyone would get them, but with how those songs get stuck in my head as I play the related games I couldn't NOT do it. Plus, they make pretty cool achievement names on their own anyway..
26 Feb 9:23 2015
I certainly think so! And yeah, I know what you mean. Those lyrics have a way of sticking with you. x) Awesome set of achievements! Looking forward to attempting 'em all.
2 May 5:49 2015
''Dark Metamorphosis'' seems hard, did everything else in NES as a child, except the creative ones of course, like ''Mana Efficiency'', I even beat hard mode as Trevor alone, favourite NES game by far. Excited about doing it again for all this,
2 May 13:18 2015
It's actually not as hard as you'd think! Try fighting Death with Alucard a few times and he might just become your favorite character to fight him with. I'm glad you're excited though! I had a great time working on this set.
28 Jul 13:37 2015
The invincibility potion achievement didn't trigger for me. Also, the in-emulator bug report feature didn't work for me.
28 Jul 16:19 2015
I got that achievement with a reset. Thanks.
3 Aug 21:20 2015
FYI you should use the (U) version of the rom for all achievements to work properly. I'm considering making a set sometime for Akumajo Dracula Densetsu since, say, Mario 2 and Mario Advance have separate sets.
18 May 21:51 2016
the achivement with the invincibility potion don t pop , i take it two times
27 Oct 1:24 2016
"n the name of my Mother... (2) (12)Deliver the final blow to Dracula as his son."------How can I earn?
5 Feb 19:39 2017
Heart of fire no working
22 Oct 20:54 2017
Yeah, as mentioned above, 'Heart of Fire' seems to be bugged, as I was not awarded it when I beat all three bosses at the end, and I do not want to do that again.
19 Jan 4:46 2018
It'd be great to see this list get ported over to the Japanese version of the game. :D
31 May 19:25 2018
That's a great game and really hard too! I got the Brando references. It was really amazing and funny mastering this set. Good job popoki!
23 Jul 15:29 2018
Is Iron Blue Intention supposed to be unlocked when Sypha gets the ice spell?
27 Oct 16:06 2018
Slowly working on getting these done. The Sypha and Grant ones will likely be hardest since I typically pick Alucard
18 Nov 3:10 2018
heart of fire, pluky pirate and thats y they call me nasty i did not receive at all in hardcore mode :(
10 Feb 13:21 2019
not working? tried all roms
10 Feb 13:26 2019
yeah, I found that it has not been working with the rom I used to beat the list with.... not sure if it's an update needed for the emulator or if something else is up....
16 Feb 23:55 2019
same :(
17 Nov 6:11 2019
Using name "HELPxxxx" which is gives you more lives will make achievements not work. Same story with passwords to start any level with extra lives.

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