Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse is the third installment of Castlevania. The game takes place before the first two Castlevania games and you play Simon's elder, Trevor Belmont. The game functions more like the first Castlevania as a side-scrolling platformer. You use a whip to slay monsters, get power up weapons, and beat bosses. As an addition, you team up with one of three sidekicks, each with a unique special ability.

Easy Cheats

See the guide on Easy Cheats to find out how to use these.

0035 - 09 - Infinite Lives
003C - 64 - Infinite Hit Points
0080 - 01 - Invulnerable (Turn off at path select to see character)
008E - 02 - Have Chain Whip
0087 - 02 - Trevor Has Triple Shot
0088 - 02 - Teammate Has Triple Shot
0084 - 99 - Infinite Hearts (Must turn off at end of stage)
007E - 01 - Infinite Time (Must turn off at end of stage)
0085 - 03 - Trevor Has Dagger
0085 - 01 - Trevor Has Axe
0085 - 04 - Trevor Has Holy Water
0085 - 02 - Trevor Has Boomerang
0085 - 0B - Trevor Has Watch
0086 - 05 - Sypha Has Fireball
0086 - 06 - Sypha Has Ice
0086 - 07 - Sypha Has Lightning
0086 - 08 - Grant Has Dagger
0086 - 09 - Grant Has Axe

North America

Castlevania 3 - Dracula's Curse.png

Memory Addresses

0035 - Lives

0036 - Score: xxxx99
0037 - Score: xx99xx
0038 - Score: 99xxxx

003C - Hit Points (00-64)
003D - Enemy Hit Points (00-64)

007E - Time: xx99
007F - Time: 99xx

0080 - Invulnerable Timeout

0084 - Hearts (00-99)
0085 - Trevor's Weapon
	00 - None
	01 - Axe
	02 - Boomerang
	03 - Dagger
	04 - Holy Water
	05 - Fireball (Sypha)
	06 - Ice (Sypha)
	07 - Lightning (Sypha)
	08 - Dagger (Grant)
	09 - Axe (Grant)
	0A - ?
	0B - Watch
0086 - Teammate's Weapon
0087 - Trevor's Shot
	00 - Single
	01 - Double Shot
	02 - Triple Shot
0088 - Teammate's Shot

008E - Whip Level (0-2)

Text

The title and name select tables both have all the upper letters, numbers, and some symbols. The game table has all the lower letters as well.

Title

00= 
01=0
02=1
03=2
04=3
05=4
06=5
07=6
08=7
09=8
0A=9
0B=.
0C==
0D=-
0E=_
0F=.
10=A
11=B
12=C
13=D
14=E
15=F
16=G
17=H
18=I
19=J
1A=K
1B=L
1C=M
1D=N
1E=O
1F=P
20=Q
21=R
22=S
23=T
24=U
25=V
26=W
27=X
28=Y
29=Z
2A=!
2B=?
38=,
39='

Name Select

40= 
41=0
42=1
43=2
44=3
45=4
46=5
47=6
48=7
49=8
4A=9
4B=.
4C==
4D=-
4E=_
4F=.
50=A
51=B
52=C
53=D
54=E
55=F
56=G
57=H
58=I
59=J
5A=K
5B=L
5C=M
5D=N
5E=O
5F=P
60=Q
61=R
62=S
63=T
64=U
65=V
66=W
67=X
68=Y
69=Z
6A=!
6B=?
78=,
79='

Game

C0=A
C1=B
C2=C
C3=D
C4=E
C5=F
C6=G
C7=H
C8=I
C9=J
CA=K
CB=L
CC=M
CD=N
CE=O
CF=P
D0=Q
D1=R
D2=S
D3=T
D4=U
D5=V
D6=W
D7=X
D8=Y
D9=Z
DA='
DB=.
DC=,
DD=0
DE=1
DF=5
E0=a
E1=b
E2=c
E3=d
E4=e
E5=f
E6=g
E7=h
E8=i
E9=j
EA=k
EB=l
EC=m
ED=n
EE=o
EF=p
F0=q
F1=r
F2=s
F3=t
F4=u
F5=v
F6=w
F7=x
F8=y
F9=z
FA=!
FB=?
FC=-
FD=&


Japan

Akumajou Densetsu.png

In Japan Castlevania III is called 悪魔城伝説 (Akumajō Densetsu) translated, "The Legend of the Devil's Castle". It features a must improved sound and graphics chip that was sadly never released anywhere else.

This version is substantially different from the North America version. You can find a retranslation patch for the game.

Memory Addresses

0037 - Lives (00-09)
 
004A - Hit Points (00-64)

007B - Time: xx99
007C - Time: 99xx

007D - Invincibility Timeout

0081 - Hearts (00-99)

0082 - Trevor's Weapon
0083 - Teammate's Weapon
	00 - None
	01 - Axe (Trevor)
	02 - Boomerang (Trevor)
	03 - Dagger (Trevor)
	04 - Holy Water (Trevor)
	05 - Fireball (Sypha)
	06 - Ice (Sypha)
	07 - Lightning (Sypha)
	08 - Dagger (Grant)
	09 - Axe (Grant)
	0A - ?
	0B - Watch

0084 - Trevor's Shot
0085 - Teammate's Shot
	00 - Single
	01 - Double Shot
	02 - Triple Shot

008B - Whip Level
	00 - Leather Whip
	01 - Chain Whip
	02 - Morning Star

Europe

Castlevania III - Dracula's Curse (E).png