Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Cheats For NES

  1. Alternate credits

    Beat the hard mode to see the alternate credits listing the game's staff.

    Contributed by: GeneralFailer 

  2. Grant Passwords

    Use the name HELP ME and you can start the stage with Grant and 10 lives

    Effect Effect
    Whip, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Blank, Heart, Whip, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart 1-1 (2nd Quest)
    Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Cross, Blank 2-4
    Cross, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 3-1
    Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Heart, Blank, Heart, Blank 4-1
    Cross, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 4-A
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Cross, Blank 5-1
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Heart 5-A
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Heart 6-1a
    Heart, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 6-1b
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Heart, Whip, Blank, Heart 6-A
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Cross, Heart, Blank, Cross 7-1
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Heart, Blank, Heart, Blank 7-A
    Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Heart, Blank 8-1
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Heart 9-1
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Cross A-1

    Contributed by: Crazy AJ 

  3. Sypha Passwords

    Use the name HELP ME and you can start the stage with Sypha and 10 lives

    Effect Effect
    Whip, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart 1-1 (2nd Quest)
    Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 4-A
    Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Cross 5-A
    Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Heart 6-A
    Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank 7-A
    Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank 8-1
    Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Cross 9-1
    Blank, Heart, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Heart A-1

    Contributed by: Crazy AJ 

  4. Alucard Passwords

    Use the name HELP ME and you can start the stage with Alucard and 10 lives

    Effect Effect
    Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart 1-1 (2nd Quest)
    Heart, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Heart, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank 5-6
    Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Cross 6-1a
    Heart, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Heart, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank 6-1b
    Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Cross, Heart, Blank, Heart 7-1
    Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Cross, Blank 8-1
    Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Cross 9-1
    Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Heart A-1

    Contributed by: Crazy AJ 

  5. Trevor only Passwords

    Use the name HELP ME and you can start the stage with Trevor only and 10 lives

    Effect Effect
    Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 2-1
    Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Heart, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Whip, Blank 3-0
    Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank 4-1
    Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank 4-A
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank 5-1
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Heart 5-A
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Heart 6-1a
    Heart, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Cross, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank 6-1b
    Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Cross 6-A
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Heart, Blank, Cross 7-1
    Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank 7-A
    Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Whip, Blank, Heart, Cross, Blank, Blank, Blank 8-1
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Blank, Whip, Cross, Blank, Heart 9-1
    Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Heart, Blank, Blank, Blank, Blank, Whip, Whip, Blank, Cross, Cross, Blank, Cross A-1

    Contributed by: Crazy AJ 

  6. Alucard passwords (3 Lives)

    Use the name OKUDA and you can start the stage with Alucard and three lives. B = blank / W = whip / C = cross / H = heart

    Effect Effect
    W-H-B-H / B-C-B-H / H-B-B-B / B-B-W-B 2-1
    B-B-H-B / B-B-H-B / B-H-B-C / C-B-C-B 2-4
    B-W-C-B / B-B-H-H / B-H-B-W / C-B-C-B 3-0
    C-B-B-H / B-C-B-H / C-B-C-B / B-B-B-B 3-1
    B-W-H-B / B-B-W-B / B-H-B-W / C-B-H-B 4-1
    C-H-B-H / B-C-B-H / H-B-C-B / B-B-B-B 4-A
    B-B-H-B / B-B-W-H / B-H-B-H / C-B-C-B 5-1
    H-B-B-H / B-C-B-C / H-B-H-B / B-B-B-B 5-6
    B-H-B-H / C-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / B-W-B-C 5-A
    B-C-B-H / H-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / B-H-B-C 6-1a
    H-H-B-H / B-C-B-H / C-B-H-B / B-B-B-B 6-1b
    B-C-B-H / W-B-B-B / B-W-H-B / H-W-B-C 6-A
    B-H-B-H / H-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / H-H-B-C 7-1
    B-W-C-B / B-B-C-W / B-H-B-B / C-B-H-B 7-A
    B-B-C-B / B-B-C-C / B-H-B-C / H-B-C-B 8-1
    B-C-B-H / C-B-B-B / B-B-C-B / W-C-B-C 9-1
    B-H-B-H / C-B-B-B / B-B-C-B / C-C-B-H A-1

    Contributed by: edemaomega 

  7. Trevor only Passwords (3 Lives)

    Use the name TREVOR and you can start the stage with Trevor only and three lives. B = blank / W = whip / C = cross / H = heart

    Effect Effect
    W-H-B-B / B-B-B-W / W-B-H-B / B-B-W-B 2-1
    B-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / B-B-B-W / B-B-W-B 2-4
    B-B-B-B / B-B-H-H / B-B-B-W / B-B-W-B 3-0
    C-B-B-B / B-B-B-W / W-B-W-B / B-B-B-B 3-1
    B-B-W-B / B-B-W-W / B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B 4-1
    C-H-B-B / B-B-B-W / W-B-W-B /B-B-B-B 4-A
    B-W-W-B / B-B-W-C / B-B-B-C / W-B-W-B 5-1
    H-W-B-B / B-B-B-W / B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B 5-6
    B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / W-W-B-B 5-A
    B-W-B-B / B-B-B-B /B-B-W-B / W-H-B-B 6-1a
    H-C-B-B / B-W-B-W / B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B 6-1b
    B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / C-W-B-W 6-A
    B-W-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-B-W-B/ C-H-B-W 7-1
    B-B-B-B / B-B-C-W / B-B-B-W / B-B-B-B 7-A
    B-W-B-B- / B-B-C-C / B-B-B-H /W-B-W-B 8-1
    B-B-B-B / H-B-B-B / B-W-W-B / W-C-B-B 9-1
    B-W-B-B / W-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / C-C-B-W A-1

    Contributed by: edemaomega 

  8. Grant Passwords (3 lives)

    Use the name FUJIMOTO and you can start the stage with Grant and three lives. B = blank / W = whip / C = cross / H = heart

    Effect Effect
    W-C-B-B / B-C-B-C / B-B-C-B / B-B-B-B 2-1
    B-W-B-B / B-B-H-W / B-W-B-C / H-B-C-B 2-4
    B-B-W-B / B-B-H-H / B-W-B-W / H-B-C-B 3-0
    C-B-B-W / B-H-B-H / B-B-W-B / B-B-B-B 3-1
    B-B-B-B / B-B-W-W / B-W-B-B / H-B-C-B 4-1
    C-C-B-B / B-C-B-H / B-B-C-B / B-B-B-B 4-A
    B-B-B-B / B-B-W-C / B-B-B-H / C-B-C-B 5-1
    H-W-B-W / B-H-B-C / W-B-B-B / B-B-B-B 5-6
    B-B-B-W / C-B-B-B / B-W-H-B / W-W-B-H 5-A
    B-B-B-W / B-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / W-H-B-H 6-1a
    H-C-B-B / B-C-B-C / W-B-B-B / B-B-W-B 6-1b
    B-W-B-B / C-B-B-B / B-B-H-B / C-W-B-C 6-A
    B-B-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-W-H-B / C-H-B-C 7-1
    B-B-W-B / B-B-C-W / B-W-B-B / H-B-H-B 7-A
    B-W-W-B / B-B-C-C / B-B-B-B / C-B-H-B 8-1
    B-B-B-W / W-B-B-B / B-B-C-B / W-C-B-H 9-1
    B-B-B-B / C-B-B-B / B-B-C-B / H-C-B-C A-1

    Contributed by: edemaomega 

  9. Sypha Passwords (3 Lives)

    Use the name URATA and you can start the stage with Sypha and three lives. B = blank / W = whip / C = cross / H = heart

    Effect Effect
    W-H-B-B / B-W-B-W / C-B-B-B / B-B-H-B 2-1
    B-H-H-B / B-B-H-B / B-B-B-B / W-B-W-B 2-4
    B-H-H-B / B-B-H-H / B-B-B-B / W-B-W-B 3-0
    B-C-H-B / B-B-H-H / B-B-B-C / W-B-W-B 3-1
    B-H-C-B / B-B-W-B / B-B-B-W / W-B-W-B 4-1
    C-H-B-B / B-W-B-B / C-B-W-B / B-B-H-B 4-A
    B-C-C-B / B-B-W-H / B-B-B-H / W-B-W-B 5-1
    H-B-B-B / B-W-B-W / C-B-H-B / B-B-C-B 5-6
    B-H-B-B / W-B-B-B / B-H-B-B / B-W-B-W 5-A
    B-C-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-H-B-B / W-H-B-W 6-1a
    H-H-B-B / B-W-B-W / H-B-W-B / B-B-H-B 6-1b
    B-H-B-B / H-B-B-B / B-C-B-B / H-W-B-W 6-A
    B-C-B-W / B-B-B-B / B-H-B-B / C-H-B-B 7-1
    B-H-H-B / B-B-C-W / B-B-B-B / W-B-B-B 7-A
    B-H-H-B / B-B-C-C / B-W-B-B / B-B-B-B 8-1
    B-C-B-B / B-B-B-B / B-H-W-B / W-C-B-W 9-1
    B-C-B-W / C-B-B-B / B-C-W-B / C-C-B-B A-1

    Contributed by: edemaomega 

  10. Begin second quest with an ally

    Enter the passwords with the player name Help Me to begin the second quest (Expert Mode) with one of the three spirit allies.

    Effect Effect
    Whip-Whip-Blank-Blank, Blank-Cross-Blank-Cross, Cross-Blank-Whip-Blank, Blank-Blank-Whip-Heart Begin 1-01 with Alucard
    Whip-Whip-Blank-Whip, Blank-Heart-Blank-Heart, Whip-Blank-Heart-Blank, Blank-Blank-Whip-Heart Begin 1-01 with Grant
    Whip-Whip-Blank-Whip, Blank-Cross-Blank-Blank, Cross-Blank-Heart-Blank, Blank-Blank-Whip-Heart Begin 1-01 with Syfa

    Contributed by: The Vic Viper 

  11. Final Level Passwords

    Use these passwords with the player name HELP ME to go straight to the final level with ten lives and the spirit helper of your choice:

    Effect Effect
    Blank-Heart-Blank-Blank Heart-Blank-Blank-Blank Blank-Blank-Heart-Blank Cross-Cross-Blank-Heart Begin A-01 with Alucard
    Blank-Blank-Blank-Blank Whip-Blank-Blank-Blank Blank-Whip-Cross-Blank Cross-Cross-Blank-Cross Begin A-01 with Grant
    Blank-Heart-Blank-Whip Heart-Blank-Blank-Blank Blank-Whip-Blank-Blank Cross-Cross-Blank-Heart Begin A-01 with Syfa

    Contributed by: Flying Omelette 

  12. Hard Mode

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Beat the game once. Hard Mode

    Contributed by: Master Bigode 

  13. Player name codes

    Enter one of these as your player name:

    Effect Effect
    AKAMA Play the Second Quest
    OKUDA Start game w/ Alucard
    FUJIMOTO Start game w/ Grant
    URATA Start game w/ Syfa
    HELP ME Start with 10 Lives

    Contributed by: Flying Omelette, Dallas 

  14. Sound Test

    Effect Effect
    At the title screen, hold A + B on Controller #1 and press Start. Sound Test

    Contributed by: Dallas 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Game Genie Codes Game Genie Codes by JTam 1K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Barbossa 41K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Needle 220K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by CMoriarty 136K
In-Depth FAQs Boss FAQ by CMoriarty 36K
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In-Depth FAQs Castlevania Series Music FAQ by ReyVGM 215K
In-Depth FAQs Castlevania Series Story FAQ by ReyVGM 123K
In-Depth FAQs Character FAQ by CMoriarty 25K
In-Depth FAQs Solo Character Challenge Guide by Sir 0rion and Daniel Jackson 176K
Maps and Charts Game Flowchart by sonicjosh789 111K
Maps and Charts Stage 1 Map by snesmaster1 79K
Maps and Charts Stage 2 Part 1 Map by snesmaster1 85K
Maps and Charts Stage 2 Part 2 Map by snesmaster1 83K
Maps and Charts Stage 3 Map by snesmaster1 86K
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