Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
Console icon NES

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Developer

Konami

Publisher

Konami

Released

November 23, 1989

Achievements

Authors: popoki (54), televandalist (1)
There are 55 achievements worth 626 (2,891) points.
  • Thunderstruck

    (10) (64)

    Kill the Cyclops using the dagger as a lightning rod

    198 (151) of 4,176 – 4.74%

    3.62% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.74% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Feel the power of a rosary.

    4,085 (2,145) of 4,176 – 97.82%

    51.36% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    97.82% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Unearth some delicious wall chicken.

    2,825 (1,590) of 4,176 – 67.65%

    38.07% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    67.65% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Find a ''II'' block as either Trevor or Grant.

    2,309 (1,303) of 4,176 – 55.29%

    31.20% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    55.29% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Find a ''III'' block as either Trevor or Grant.

    945 (549) of 4,176 – 22.63%

    13.15% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    22.63% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Soul Steal

    (2) (4)

    Find a hidden 1-up.

    1,063 (634) of 4,176 – 25.45%

    15.18% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    25.45% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Drink a potion of invincibility.

    858 (503) of 4,176 – 20.55%

    12.05% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    20.55% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Heartful

    (10) (42)

    Accumulate 99 hearts at one time.

    379 (243) of 4,176 – 9.08%

    5.82% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.08% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Reach a score of 20,000 and earn a 1up.

    1,576 (833) of 4,176 – 37.74%

    19.95% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    37.74% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Reach a big score of 70,000 for another 1up.

    642 (239) of 4,176 – 15.37%

    5.72% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    15.37% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Vampire Killer

    (25) (136)

    Reach a huge score of 120,000 for a third 1up.

    510 (186) of 4,176 – 12.21%

    4.45% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.21% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 1.

    3,449 (1,913) of 4,176 – 82.59%

    45.81% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    82.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Destiny

    (5) (6)

    Reach the point at which the path truly splits.

    1,976 (1,147) of 4,176 – 47.32%

    27.47% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    47.32% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Demon Seed

    (5) (12)

    Reach the final fork in the path, deep in the underworld.

    746 (480) of 4,176 – 17.86%

    11.49% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    17.86% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 2...?

    1,280 (704) of 4,176 – 30.65%

    16.86% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    30.65% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Escape the clock tower and find a new route to the castle.

    1,092 (615) of 4,176 – 26.15%

    14.73% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    26.15% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Mad Forest

    (5) (9)

    Finish Stage 3.

    1,166 (682) of 4,176 – 27.92%

    16.33% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    27.92% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 4 (upper path).

    867 (472) of 4,176 – 20.76%

    11.30% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    20.76% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 4 (lower path).

    924 (588) of 4,176 – 22.13%

    14.08% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    22.13% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 5 (upper path).

    734 (396) of 4,176 – 17.58%

    9.48% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    17.58% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Nightmare

    (5) (20)

    Finish Stage 5 (lower then upper path).

    382 (259) of 4,176 – 9.15%

    6.20% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.15% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Causeway

    (10) (32)

    Finish Stage 6 (upper path).

    648 (338) of 4,176 – 15.52%

    8.09% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    15.52% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 6 (lower path).

    375 (257) of 4,176 – 8.98%

    6.15% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.98% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 6 (very bottom path).

    439 (267) of 4,176 – 10.51%

    6.39% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.51% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 7 (upper path).

    606 (305) of 4,176 – 14.51%

    7.30% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.51% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 7 (lower path).

    439 (240) of 4,176 – 10.51%

    5.75% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.51% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Deja Vu

    (10) (32)

    Finish Stage 8.

    724 (340) of 4,176 – 17.34%

    8.14% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    17.34% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • The Riddle

    (10) (35)

    Finish Stage 9.

    667 (301) of 4,176 – 15.97%

    7.21% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    15.97% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Die, Monster!

    (25) (92)

    Slay Dracula and finish the game.

    651 (288) of 4,176 – 15.59%

    6.90% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    15.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish the first stage on Hard Mode.

    324 (219) of 4,176 – 7.76%

    5.24% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    7.76% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Accept Grant as your partner.

    1,241 (688) of 4,176 – 29.72%

    16.48% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    29.72% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Accept Sypha as your partner.

    1,145 (664) of 4,176 – 27.42%

    15.90% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    27.42% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Win a duel with the son of Dracula.

    820 (517) of 4,176 – 19.64%

    12.38% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Kid Dracula

    (5) (12)

    Accept Alucard as your partner.

    754 (478) of 4,176 – 18.06%

    11.45% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    18.06% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish any stage completely as Alucard.

    291 (207) of 4,176 – 6.97%

    4.96% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.97% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Plucky Pirate

    (10) (36)

    Finish any stage completely as Grant.

    438 (297) of 4,176 – 10.49%

    7.11% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.49% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish any stage completely as Sypha.

    378 (262) of 4,176 – 9.05%

    6.27% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.05% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish any stage (except Stage 1) as Trevor, without powering up his whip.

    256 (201) of 4,176 – 6.13%

    4.81% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.13% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish any stage completely as Sypha... without picking up a single spellbook or stopwatch.

    223 (173) of 4,176 – 5.34%

    4.14% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.34% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish Stage 1 without hitting a single candle.

    356 (284) of 4,176 – 8.52%

    6.80% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.52% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Clockwork

    (2) (7)

    Give poor Alucard the only sub-weapon he can use.

    424 (307) of 4,176 – 10.15%

    7.35% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.15% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Acquire the most rare and powerful spellbook for Sypha.

    442 (293) of 4,176 – 10.58%

    7.02% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.58% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Mount your offensive on the haunted vessel.

    1,046 (614) of 4,176 – 25.05%

    14.70% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    25.05% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Aquarius

    (5) (16)

    Engage the floodwaters in the aquatic ruins.

    517 (334) of 4,176 – 12.38%

    8.00% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.38% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Infiltrate the castle from underground.

    561 (332) of 4,176 – 13.43%

    7.95% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    13.43% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat both forms of Death using Alucard alone.

    214 (155) of 4,176 – 5.12%

    3.71% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.12% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Mirror of Fate

    (25) (118)

    Defeat the Doppleganger with Trevor alone.

    484 (217) of 4,176 – 11.59%

    5.20% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    11.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Heart of Fire

    (25) (140)

    Defeat all three bosses at the end of Stage 7 (either path) as Grant.

    259 (180) of 4,176 – 6.20%

    4.31% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.20% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Deliver the final blow to Dracula as his son.

    254 (171) of 4,176 – 6.08%

    4.09% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.08% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the first form of Dracula as either Grant or Sypha.

    317 (214) of 4,176 – 7.59%

    5.12% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    7.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish the game with Alucard as your partner.

    374 (206) of 4,176 – 8.96%

    4.93% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.96% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish the game with Grant as your partner.

    247 (176) of 4,176 – 5.91%

    4.21% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.91% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Finish the game with Sypha as your partner.

    481 (231) of 4,176 – 11.52%

    5.53% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    11.52% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Trevor Forever

    (50) (306)

    Finish the game as Trevor alone.

    215 (163) of 4,176 – 5.15%

    3.90% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.15% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Slay Dracula on Hard Mode.

    196 (144) of 4,176 – 4.69%

    3.45% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.69% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
Recent Players:
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RetroMerovingio2023-09-23 13:52:42Playing as Trevor, on Main Hall, Block 2
Roosya2023-09-23 12:33:14Playing as Trevor, on Warakiya Village, Block 1
purplecstasy2023-09-22 09:23:56Playing as Trevor, on
Tinybuttybutt2023-09-21 18:37:07Playing as Trevor, on Warakiya Village, Block 3
lenning2023-09-20 22:47:28Playing Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
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TimeTravelBand2023-09-18 02:56:13Not in Game
Dungerotis2023-09-18 02:34:28Playing as Trevor, on Warakiya Village, Block 2
MrThedge2023-09-17 03:13:37Playing as Trevor, on Mad Forest, Block 1
Gullman2023-09-15 16:54:03Playing as Trevor, on Mad Forest, Block 1

Recent comments

(See all 47)

jltn 8 Jun 2020 09:12
Mastered!
AFACAST 17 Jun 2020 22:23
Thunderstruck achievement haha Great ;-)
TheGameingChef 17 Jul 2020 23:02
This new achievement feels like a kid who found a new toy that other people knew about I dont think this was needed at all but whatever
RawSteelUT 2 Aug 2020 19:22
I'm getting an "unsupported" error for Thunderstruck. Anyone else?
Billnyhilist 15 Oct 2020 05:51
why make a set for the garbage version of the game
Rhaziel 12 Nov 2020 03:15
200% Finished!!!
classicgamer 20 Aug 2021 22:46
Just so you know, if you use HELP ME as your name, the achievements won't count
Throgg 18 Nov 2021 15:25
mastered fun set
TheMysticalOne 27 Mar 2022 23:41
Added score leaderboard. May add some stage time leaderboards later.
TheMysticalOne 28 Mar 2022 12:00
Added Stage Time leaderboards because that seems like a quirky fun idea.
TheMysticalOne 30 May 2022 14:05
HELP ME along with the "Starteith helper, e.g. FUJIMOTO" names now disabled achievements.
Jazmataz 4 Aug 2022 14:26
I did a Trevor Only No Death Run of this Game here is my Recording:
https://youtu.be/mnmwRfTLz6w
vintageclassicgamer 2 Sep 2022 16:55
God this game is hard. Love it though. Shout-out to the Belmont crew.
automidnight 13 Sep 2022 01:41
Excellent set, great balance of challenge and fun. Thank you very much!
OceanManow 4 Nov 2022 22:14
Platinado família, difícil é pouco pra esse daqui, quase fiquei careca terminando esse set.
Jazmataz 13 Jan 2023 23:41
I did a Recording of the Dracula Fight Whip only No Damage. Easy Fight cuz the Pattern is always the Same and this could be a Cheevo for this Classic Gem. This Set is too easy for a CV Game.

https://youtu.be/hz0j628C4gM
Jazmataz 25 Jan 2023 03:10
I did a Trevor Solo No Death Lower Cavern Path (Alucard Route) Playthrough.

https://youtu.be/2wM5NyOW-Dk
Jazmataz 2 Feb 2023 12:41
For Highscore I did a Trevor Solo Run of both Paths/Routes (Alucard Normal Mode/Sypha Hard Mode).

https://youtu.be/NCzyS8wkdtc
TheMysticalOne 22 Jun 2023 15:03
Only help me and the partner character cheat passwords are blocked. (Which gamefaqs uses too)
Jazmataz 2 Aug 2023 08:40
The new Mastery Icon for this and CV2 looks really dope.