[51] The switch to an anime style for the character designs in Dawn of Sorrow was notably criticized, as many reviewers preferred the designs made by Ayami Kojima. His mother's death and admonition not to hate humanity caused him to take up arms against his father. After Sypha discovers a way to force Castlevania to appear at the Belmont home and stay there, they storm the castle and defeat Dracula's forces before engaging Dracula himself. Alucard and Simon manage to defeat Dracula, and part ways as Dracula's castle crumbles. Once they do, Alucard would remove the sword so Dracula can resurrect and destroy the two for good. [35], Alucard reprises his role as Arikado in the sequel to Aria of Sorrow, the 2005 Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow for the Nintendo DS, where he works to stop the machinations of a cult headed by Celia Fortner to create a new dark lord by killing Soma. Due to his human mother, Lisa, Alucard is a dhampir, a half-human, half-vampire. After his mother had been killed, Adrian grew up under the tutelage of his father where he was taught the dark arts and shaped into the warrior who would one day fight for the side of evil. [13][14] In the Lords of Shadow series, he is voiced by Richard Madden,[3][15] while he is voiced by James Callis in the 2017 Netflix series Castlevania. See also: Lisa Lisa of Lupu, later known asLisa Ţepeş,is a character in the Netflix original series, Castlevania. Throughout the game Alucard also appears as a younger Trevor Belmont and guides Dracula through his Castle to help him recover his old powers and missing memories. [44] He also cameos in the Palutena's Guidance conversation for Richter Belmont, wherein he recalls the events of Symphony of the Night before telling Pit not to underestimate Richter. Her heart sank a little. 『 alucard x oc 』『 castlevania 』 While looking for the thing that will cure the illness that threatens to kill her by the end of the week, a hybrid bumps into the last of the Belmonts and gets roped into fulfilling a prophecy with a drunkard, a Speaker, and a dhampir too pretty for his own good. Alucard is half-vampire and half-human, due to being the off-spring of a human, Lisa, and a vampire, Dracula.He was born under the name Adrian Fahrenheit Tepes.Adrian was close to his mother, Lisa, and always respected her views, siding with his mother instead of his father, the evil Dracula.Lisa soon died when humans accused her of being a witch. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Alucard makes a cameo appearance as an Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros. [7] Following this theme, Alucard's appearance as Genya Arikado was made much more contemporary, featuring modern attire as versus the medieval appearance of previous Castlevania characters. Was Alucard not living with his mother? Urata. [6] He is described as a man of great strength and inhuman beauty. Born because of an unnatural bond between Dracula and a human woman named Lisa, Alucard had special powers and was destined to be stronger than any human but not as strong as his father. [23] Symphony of the Night would later be re-released as part of the Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360,[24] on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3,[25] and part of Castlevania The Dracula X Chronicles, a compilation that contained Symphony of the Night alongside Akumajō Dracula X Chi no Rondo. [11] He encounters Richter, who has been controlled by the dark priest Shaft into believing he is the lord of Dracula's castle, and Alucard manages to free him from the spell controlling him. Nov 23, 2018 #94 Hoo boy, the disrespect. Several video game publications have provided praise and criticism on Alucard's character. [7] Kojima was not present in the design team for Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, and Arikado, along with the rest of the cast, were drawn in an anime style. If the player defeats Alucard, he can be utilized as a playable character in the game. Alucard tries to finish what he started, angry that his father turned him into a vampire. [30][31][32] He meets the game's protagonist, Soma Cruz, and explains his "power of dominance," or his ability to absorb the souls of the monsters he defeats and use their abilities. Believing that his father Gabriel murdered his mother in cold blood, he decides to pursue him in the hopes of destroying him and bringing peace to the land. Alucard’s not stopping though, saying that Dracula died with Lisa died. He is eventually reawakened by Trevor Belmont and Sypha Belnades, and after a brief battle, he agrees to aid them in stopping his father. A) where has Mathias been since 1094 B) when was Alucard born (I would assume sometime between 1455 and her death in 1475. he looks good for a 17/18 year old man. Alucard. [50] RPGFan derided Arikado's "cool and impassive personality" as stereotypical, but praised the game's character development as setting him apart from previous supporting characters in the series. [55] On the other hand, Blasting News felt that the second season of Castlevania gave more screentime to developed the chemistry between Alucard and his friends in contrast to his brief role in the first season. Sypha and Trevor are catching up, following the sounds of smashing. [40] Following Soma's battle with Menace, a giant demon that sprouts from Dmitrii, Arikado explains to Soma that he is not destined to become the dark lord, nor does he need to. [1][17], Alucard's following appearance in the series is in the 1997 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn, where he is featured as the game's protagonist and primary playable character. His design in Symphony of the Night was created by Ayami Kojima, marking her first contribution to the Castlevania franchise. Dracula, confused, gazes at the mirror as well and learns who Trevor was all along. Igarashi, also the producer of Dawn of Sorrow, wished to utilize the anime style as a marketing technique due to his belief that the Nintendo DS targeted a younger audience than previous Castlevania games had. Symphony of the Night was the second Castlevania game to use voice actors for the characters (the first being the Akumajō Dracula X Chi no Rondo for the PC Engine Super CD-ROM², which released only in Japan at the time). [15][failed verification][16], In the 1989 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse for the NES, Alucard is initially a boss encountered by the primary protagonist, Trevor Belmont. Bittersweet Ending: Trevor, Sypha, and Alucard defeat Dracula and kill his generals and soldiers, but Alucard is still sad that he had to kill his father to save the world. [18] In response, Shaft creates an inverted version of Dracula's castle for Alucard to travel through, and Alucard defeats Shaft, and ultimately, Dracula as well. [37] After both of Celia's "dark lord's candidates," Dmitrii Blinov and Dario Bossi, are defeated, Arikado stops Celia's attempt to force Soma to awaken into the new dark lord, but inadvertently allows Dmitrii to revive himself. But the thought just came to me. Adrian Fahrenheit Țepeș (アドリアン・ファーレンハイツ・ツェペシュ, Adorian Fārenhaitsu Tsepeshu), better known as Alucard (アルカード, Arukādo), is a character in Konami's Castlevania series of video games. Much of the original artwork for the game was lost during the Great Hanshin earthquake. Before Dracula dies, he asks for Lisa's forgiveness and bids his son farewell. [10] Alucard has a long coat, a vampire cape, and tall boots, which can increase his height in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Alucard doesn't have a problem challenging the traditions and will of his father, Dracula, to do the right thing. Alucard didn't really die. Alternate Universe - Everyone Lives/Nobody Dies; Inaccurate Use of Source Material Lore; Domesticity; gentle angst (Just a Pinch for Flavor's Sake) Slice of Life; Fluffy; Bittersweet; Summary . "[52][53], His characterization in Netflix's Castlevania series earned mixed responses as he and his allies were overshadowed by Dracula's underlings who were seen as more fleshed out cast members than Alucard. Alucard | Adrian Tepes | Arikado Genya & Trevor Belmont & Sypha Belnades (12) Alucard | Adrian Tepes | Arikado Genya & Lisa (9) Alucard/Original Character(s) (7) My mother's name was Lisa, and she was mortal. You need taller shoes. As grateful as she was for his trust, she had failed. Alucard: I am half-human. Due to his human mother, Lisa, Alucard is a dhampir, a half-human, half-vampire. Remorseful and horrified for killing his own son who had been unknown to him the entire time, Dracula desperately tries to bring him back to life by giving him his blood, which seems to be in vain. Cookies help us deliver our Services. [54] GameSpot agreed that the trio's appearances in the first episodes were underwhelming as the cast spends their time interacting in a library, adding that their relationship gets uninteresting quickly. [38][39] He confronts him, but is stopped when Dmitrii uses Celia as a sacrifice to seal his powers. In the games, Dracula and his floating castle return every 100 years, forcing a member of the Belmont clan or Alucard to take up their weapons and strike down the Lord of Vampires all over again. We were never told anything about Alucard's age, just that Lisa died in the 70s. [19][20] Symphony of the Night also expands on Alucard's background, revealing how his human mother, Lisa, was hunted down and executed by humans who believed her to be a witch. In Dracula's Curse and Castlevania Legends, he fights against his father alongside the vampire hunters of the Belmont clan, and he is featured as the protagonist of Symphony of the Night. By the end of Season 3, Alucard's heritage has won out, with the dhampir becoming as isolated and violent as his father, Dracula. He was born in 1456 and when the series begins, in 1476, he has just turned 20. Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Alucard, Death, Dracula - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,247 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 6/24/2019 - Published: 5/31/2019 - id: 13300441 "[11] James Paul Gee noted that "even though Alucard is a vampire hunter, he has no distinctive skills associated with this profession". He was intended to be a mirror image of his father, as evidenced by his name, his father's name spelled backwards. The Climax “ Oooh, nice. Many years later Alucard awakens, with pale white skin, white hair, and glowing orange eyes. The Werewolf of Castlevania (Book... by DoctorWho2069. In Aria of Sorrow and Dawn of Sorrow, where Alucard was present as Genya Arikado, reviewers noted that although he fell into a stereotypical character mold, the greater concentration on supporting characters was a welcomed change from previous Castlevania games. First 4 Figures is proud to present the highly anticipated Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - Alucard. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the castlevania community. Trevor grew up not knowing of his true origin until the Brotherhood of Light reveals to him who his parents were. Ranubis Half of WMTW. Having achieved his life's goal of slaying his father in Season 2, Alucard was left to find a new purpose. Due to his human mother, Lisa, Alucard is a dhampir, a half-human, half-vampire. Born because of an unnatural bond between Dracula and a human woman named Lisa, Alucard had special powers and was destined to be stronger than any human but not as strong as his father. "We will go get my wife", I replied. Alucard calling his war "History's longest suicide note." Press J to jump to the feed. His mother's death and admonition not to hate humanity caused him to take up arms against his father. He believes that Dracula can still be redeemed and makes it his goal to free the world from tyranny and vanquish the evil that had corrupted him and his father. Alucard didn't really die. [6] Alucard's subsequent appearances would largely be designed by Ayami Kojima, who managed the character designs for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow.[2]. Ultimate. [Alucard]: “This entire catastrophe has been nothing but history’s longest suicide note!” Stab!...but not high enough to hit the heart. Now? Sypha: I would very much like to hear the story of how that happened. Alucard: [chuckles] She actually showed up, at his front door. Dracula mourns over his loss, and places Trevor in a coffin with the name Alucard, since he never learned his son's real name. [13], The 1997 Castlevania Legends for the Game Boy was Alucard's third appearance in the series. [1][5] He was intended to be a mirror image of his father, as evidenced by his name, his father's name spelled backwards. Alucard tells Dracula that he has been thwarted many times because he lost the ability to love after Lisa's death, and that Lisa's final words were of eternal love for him and a plea not to hate or at least harm humanity. Was Alucard … In 1476 when Trevor Belmont was on his own quest to hunt out the Count Dracula who had controlled his son to become evil, Alucard would be waiting for Trevor Belmont to come by. But going from grieving to genocide is too much. Ultimate", "All Time Greatest Game Hero – The Standings", "RPGamer > Staff Retroview > Castlevania: Symphony of the Night", "The 50 Greatest Video Game Characters – 34. Dracula - His heart was broken once, when Lisa died, so he is not ready to let any other member of his family - a blood relative or not- to die, even on dreams. Dracula proceeds to attack Simon for being a Belmont, wishing to end the Belmont bloodline due to his hatred of his past life. Alucard does NOT DIE! At the conclusion of Season 3, his character seems to overlap into True or even Evil Neutral territory. She is the late wife of Vlad Ţepeş and mother of Adrian. Alucard debuted in Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse for the Nintendo Entertainment System, where he was designed by T. Fujimoto and I. After informing her of Dracula's power and what he was planning to do, Sonia left to defeat Dracula with the aid of her new ally, Alucard. [34] Arikado subsequently advises Soma to destroy the flow of chaos in the castle to free himself from his fate, which Soma succeeds in doing. 『 alucard x oc 』『 castlevania 』 While looking for the thing that will cure the illness that threatens to kill her by the end of the week, a hybrid bumps into the last of the Belmonts and gets roped into fulfilling a prophecy with a drunkard, a Speaker, and a dhampir too pretty for his own good. ", is designed as a homage to Alucard. 14.8K 330 23. Alucard may have the most tragic character arc in Season 3. Lisa was killed when Dracula was traveling.