Stoker came across the name Dracula in his reading on Romanian history and chose this to replace the name Count Wampyr that he had originally intended to use for his villain. Richter traversed through the castle and defeats Dracula, rescuing four maidens who were to be the next sacrifices, including Annette, his fiancée, and Maria Renard, his relative. He is dressed all in black and has hair on his palms. He is described early in the novel as thin, with a long white mustache, pointed ears and sharp teeth. He has a variety of magic at his disposal, such as teleportation, conjuring projectiles, and transforming into different beasts, which he frequently does when he's nearly defeated. His journals record the essential facts of his journey from Bistritz to the Borgo Pass, where he is met by Count Dracula's carriage, as well as recording the facts of his arrival and stay at the Castle Dracula. Van Helsing, Harker, and Lucy's former suitors and enter her crypt and kill her.
Seward runs the insane asylum near Dracula's new estate. He reappears during the Final Battle as part of the boss rush. If they do not drink blood for the span of three days, they will become human again by the morning of the last day. He demonstrates a fierce curiosity to discover the true nature of his captor and a strong will to escape. Although, he still could only be killed through wood piercing his heart. He may either rear back and perform it in place or take a step forward. He does battle in a boss area resembling the stage, but with a flat and empty layout that extends to the side.
It is revealed that by marriage Dracula and Bathory are cousins but while both became vampires, Dracula still saw himself as a soldier of God while Bathory spurned God and all those who worshipped him. Lucy Westenra Flirtatious, pretty, and good-hearted, Lucy Westenra is Dracula's first important victim in the book. The Count himself is one of the most iconic characters in literary history, but there are many other fascinating characters in the novel. For a long time, he is the only mortal character who knows that a vampire is at work among them. The Last Battle On the third day, the last day of his condition as a vampire, Vlad determines to win the war at any cost and commands a swarm of bats to stop the Turks, eventually seeing Mehmed in a struggle with his army of. When the moon disappears and bats gather around Dracula's coffin, lightning will flash and reveal Dracula's shadow in one of the windows. Eventually, he slaughtered them all, proving himself as a literal one-man army.
John Seward The head of a lunatic asylum, Seward is roughly the same age as Holmwood and is one of Lucy Westenra's suitors. In World of Light, he is fought at the end of the Dracula's Castle dungeon in the Dark Realm, and must be defeated before the player may challenge. Van Helsing soon deduces her condition's origins, but does not speak out. Since becoming a vampire, he's lost some of his intellectual skills and hasn't learned a whole lot. Female sexuality threatened this power structure because it was seen as a way for women to get power over men and also as an irrational force that could undermine science and rationality. The battle opens with Dracula on his throne holding a glass, which he tosses aside as he gets up, then warps onto the stage to start the fight.
Mina is spiritually strong, pure of heart, and intellectually gifted. There are also two women in the group fighting Dracula, Mina and Lucy. Some aspects of his character have been inspired by the 15th century general and Prince. Vampires burn when touched with silver, along with reducing their strength and speed, and impairing their vision and hearing. Afterward, he tells his solders not to question the events that occurred on the battlefield and tells them to round up the woman and children and all start heading towards Cozia Monastery as it is too remote a place for canon fire. At the start of the novel, Jonathan is on a business trip to Transylvania to help Count Dracula to purchase an estate in England.
The final swipe deals darkness damage. The Slovaks and gypsies appear to know his true nature, for they laugh at Jonathan Harker, who tries to communicate his plight, and betray Harker's attempt to send a letter through them by giving it to the Count. He is obsessed with consuming as much life as possible: he eats flies, spiders, and even birds while they are raw and live. As Seward chases the vampires, he is struck and killed by a carriage in which Bathory and the vampires escape. Van Helsing and a group of men enter Lucy's crypt and kill her reanimated corpse. Following the publication of In Search of Dracula by and in 1972, the supposed connections between the historical -born of and Stoker's fictional Dracula attracted popular attention.
Dracula leaves his castle and boards a ship, the Demeter, taking along with him boxes of Transylvanian soil, which he needs in order to regain his strength. In Classic Mode, he is fought in , , , and 's routes. During the journey, Mirena learns of Vlad's curse as she sees Vlad holding silver to keep himself weak when near his people to avoid revealing his condition to them or attack them for blood. Abraham Van Helsing An M. He is one of Lucy Westenra's suitors, but he is rejected in favor of Arthur Holmwood. In a battle between Vlad and Mehmed, Mehmed uses silver which reflects sunlight to fight the Vmpire Prince. He speaks in quaint, imperfect English, perhaps one of the reasons that this very important character's journal entries do not compose a large part of the novel.
Mina Murray, later Mina Harker Her purity is the foil to Dracula's lustful depravity. Despite knowing the risk to his life, he is compelled to attack Mehmed, as he is to carry out Vlad's wishes. However they are disturbed when Bathory's vampiric attendants attempt to attack Basarab, although they are thwarted by Seward. The single member of the cast who seems to struggle a bit with characterization is Keanu Reeves, as Jonathan Harker; he gives a passable performance, but fails to ever get a firm grasp of the character. Unlike his comrades, Van Helsing is not blinded by the limitations of Western medicine: he knows that he faces a force that cannot be treated with traditional science and reason. A Romani named Shkelgim, who knows Vlad is a vampire, proclaims himself as his servant and offers his own blood; but Vlad resists.