Castlevania: Dawn Of Sorrow
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This game is titled Castlevania: Dawn Of Sorrow in North America and Europe, and Akumajou Dracula: Sougetsu no Juujika in Japan.
Alucard In Boss Rush mode
Successfully complete the game as Soma with a 100% completion and complete Julius mode. Then, press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A at the Konami logo. Remain idle until the Konami logo appears again, then press Up, Down, then hold Up until the sound of a door opening is heard. Select Boss Rush mode to play as Alucard with his Alucard Set.
Leave level boundary
This trick requires the Succubus Soul and the Cutall weapon. Go to the last save location in the Abyss and do the special attack on the very end of the wall, not near the door Keep doing
the special move until you fall out of the level. You can get back to the save room. If you have a 100% map completion, you will uncover about 56% more if you manage to get back in the save
room. Note: If this is done, you will make the final Boss impossible to defeat. After you defeat him, he will just respawn.
Get to Bosses early
Get a Chaos Ring, a sword like the Alucard sword or a dagger-like weapon (must teleport Soma like the Alucard sword), the Succubus Soul, Treant Soul, and anything else to improve magic restoration. Go to a door you need a soul and use the Succubus Soul. Before you finish, use the dagger weapon. Note: For some doors you must be farther away so the door does not lock you out, stating that you need a seal. You should know be in the Boss room. Note: Do not use this trick on walls that have rooms next to them. Also, for Demetri's first fight in the Garden Of Madness, if you enter the door from the right, Demetri's scene happens and Somacan still move. Press A to read through dialogue; you will not be able to skip it. This trick can be used to go through places, such as the barriers in maze of the numbered rooms. It is possible to go through the game in nearly any order.
Equip the Bullet-type soul Succubus and a back-stabbing
weapon (for example, Cinquedia). Press Up + Y to
activate Succubus. Just as Soma raises his arms, press A
for a special attack. Soma will thrust forward and back, and will
be surrounded by a red aura. That aura only lasts about three
seconds -- work as fast as possible. Walk into an opponent and
stay in his space until the aura dissipates. Three things will
happen when the aura disappears: The enemy will take damage based
on your INT level (but normally around 200-300 damage); you will
regenerate health (just like using Succubus normally); and you
can walk through enemies with taking damage (like Iron Golem,
Valkyrie, etc., minus the constant MP cost). This is sometimes
extremely difficult to do, but once mastered the results are amazing.
This glitch has two major flaws. You can only move sideways, with
no jumping, sliding, back-dashing, "Hippogryphing",
or using Souls (except Black Panther). Also, the chance of doing
damage is random. Sometimes damage is done instantly, and sometimes
not at all.
Soma continually jumps
In the Mines of Judgment is a room that has a Bugbear,
a Slogra, and a small ledge overlooking the room. Equip the Enchant-type
soul Draghinazzo (stops flinching after taking damage) and destroy
the Bugbear. Destroying Slogra is optional. Press R to
activate Guardian-type soul Bat Company and fly into the ledge,
just barely on the edge. Deactivate and Soma will be crouching
on the ledge. Slide twice in the direction you are facing. Once
you fall off, keep pressing B to jump repeatedly. This
may take a few attempts, but Soma will continually jump until
he touches the ground.
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