Count Dracula
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Dracula Vlad Tepes is major antagonist of the Castlevania series and the final boss of almost every installment (the only exceptions being the first and last games in the series' chronology). The Dracula of Castlevania is based on Bram Stoker's character in the novel of the same name, which was very similar to the infamous Vlad III Dracula of Wallachia. In Castlevania, Dracula draws some history from both, but instead of preying on maidens this one threatens whole realms with his armies at the least, and at worst is presented as the very embodiment of evil. He is, however, capable of loving relationships (his evil nature is partly fuelled by the loss of two women he loved) and despite their differences is fond of his son Alucard.

Count Dracula is an immortal vampire holding the position of Dark Lord, who draws upon the power of Chaos and is looked upon as the King of the Night and the embodiment of evil. Many lesser creatures of darkness and obsessive humans are fanatically devoted to him, and subscribe to the belief that he will cleanse the world from its sullied state and bring about a new order. Their belief in this is so strong that until his regeneration cycle ended in 1999, Dracula was certain to return after death due to his servants yearning for him. Because of this, Richter Belmont accused Dracula of stealing the souls of men and their freedom. Dracula rebutted that freedom is always sacrificed to faith and asked Richter if he was truly before him by choice. Earlier in the same conversation Dracula said that the world invited him to return, with humanity calling him with praise and tribute.

In Castlevania: Judgment, Dracula is summoned into a time rift by Aeon, along with a number of his enemies and his allies Carmilla and Death. In his story, Dracula takes advantage of the time rift to get revenge on many of the people who defeated him, including Simon and Trevor Belmont. After fighting and defeating most of the others in the rift, including Aeon, Dracula encounters the Time Reaper, a being sent by his rival Galamoth to wipe him from history. In the ensuing battle, Dracula is victorious, therefore securing his existence.
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Page Updated:  Sept. 6th, 2019

Castlevania's version of Dracula is pretty damn cool. In fact, I really can't think of a cooler version of him. If I had to pick a favorite "version" of him from the series, it would be the long white-haired version... the Symphony of the Night version. The black-haired Dracula X Chronicles version is a close second.

His rendition in Castlevania Judgment is decent. He's got some insanely powerful moves, as one might imagine. On a really random side note, when facing Dracula controlled by the computer AI, I personality like running around him in circles... as many times as I can. It's pretty hilarious. lol

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