Originally uploaded to The Game Theorists channel on Dec. 15, 2015New FootofaFerret MERCH! Neat little thing that I noticed recently. Feel free to create Castlevania: your style. to break the curse he must find the five parts of Dracula and revive him, then kill him as well. Galamoth has been trying to get ahold of it ever since. Summoning his Demon Castle: Wherever Dracula goes, his dominion of the Crimson Stone allows the ancestral Demon Castle (also known as "Castlevania") to appear anywhere, and anytime he desires. Mathias Cronqvist used the Crimson Stone to absorb the powers of the Vampire Lord Walter Bernhard and become Dracula. Walter's origins are unknown, but at one point, he came in possession of the Ebony Stone: an alchemic jewel that controls Darkness. Dracula is the main antagonist throughout the entire Castlevania saga. Created by Galamoth, the ruler of time, it was stolen by Mathias Cronqvist after his first defeat by the Belmonts. After his wife Elisabetha died, Mathias used his friend Leon Belmont in a Xanatos Gambit to steal the soul of a powerful vampire named Walter Bernhard with the Crimson Stone, gaining the allegiance of Death. Dracula sat in the padded chair on the opposite side of the desk. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night/Rondo of Blood, Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra, Pachislot Akumajō Dracula: Lords of Shadow, Demon Castle Dracula: Curse of Darkness -Prelude to Revenge-, Akumajō Dracula: Akuma no Chi Chi no Akumu, The Devil Castle Dracula: The Battle of Old Castle, The Legend of Satanic Castle: The Vampire Hunters, Worlds of Power 4 - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, Nintendo Power Super Castlevania IV Guide, https://castlevania.fandom.com/wiki/Crimson_Stone?oldid=290733, The stone has not been in the possession of any other vampire than. The Crimson Stone is an anceint and dark relic. The Crimson Stone is an anceint and dark relic. When Leon defeated Walter, Death immediately took Walter's soul and trapped it inside the stone, thus making it complete, granting Mathias eternal life and the curse of the vampire. If the Crimson Stone is in fact hidden behind the tie in portrayals where it cannot be seen, is left to speculation. It is the Crimson Stone." "That red stone Mathias wears around his neck. Olrox bears the stone. Netflix's Castlevania has dropped its highly anticipated season 3 and we're super excited to see Trevor Belmont, Alucard and Sypha kick more butt. Ebony Stone: The second greatest treasure of Dracula, the Ebony Stone makes it so that Dracula's kingdom is cursed with Eternal Night. Crimson Stone: The greatest treasure of the vampire that caused Mathias Cronqvist to become as the Dracula we know today. He became the Lord of Darknessand the Crimson Stone has remained in his control ever since. The Ebony Stone is one of the two great treasures of the Vampires.First it was kept by Walter and then later on Dracula.The effect of using the Ebony Stone is that the sky turns black with darkness, permanently casting a shadow on all surroundings. Perhaps at some point, and seeing how this gem had been a recurring feature in many of Dracula's portrayals, the developers eventually decided to include it as a major plot element in Castlevania's lore by giving it a well-defined origin, as well as determining the kind of power it yields and the process on how it was able to accumulate all that energy, and also making its creation a pivotal event which helped push forward the history of confrontations between the Dracula and the Belmont Clan. Castlevania Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Castlevainia Fanon Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Initially, his face resembled that of Bela Lugosi's Dracula in the first few games (this appearance was reused in Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin). This necklace became then a staple in many of Dracula's portrayals and he could be seen wearing it in diverse forms of media. From Rinaldo, Leon learns that the Crimson Stone converts the souls of vampires into power for its holder. He gained immortality and went into Vampire form. In short, as long as he didn't get vanquished, Castlevania will never be destroyed. Overview []. From Rinaldo, Leon learns that the Crimson Stone converts the souls of vampires into power for its holder. Unfortunately, it also bears the curse of the vampire, meaning that whoever possesses it will turn into a vampire as well, losing all humanity in the process. Castlevania: Lament of Innocence Let's say Leon did indeed defeat Walter Bernhard, and let's say that Walter was tricked into holding the Ebony Stone. Although the latter games do star his reincarnation. Every few games, his appearance changed from one sort to ano… The Crimson Stone was obtained by Mathias Cronqvist. Dracula, as a human, was a very good alchemist, and he used his skills to craft the Crimson Stone. The earliest known Belmont was Leon Belmont, a former noble who had sought to rescue Sara Trantoul, his betrothed, from the clutches of Walter Bernhard, a vampire that kept his castle shrouded in eternal night. He used the power of the stone to defeat Joachim Armster, a vampir… It was common to see him hold this trinket in scenes where he was trying to bring someone under his control or while commanding the creatures of the night to do his bidding. Soma was going to be the sacrifice, like Walter was for the original Crimson Stone! Dracula wields the power of the Crimson Stone, and the Ebony Stone, with it he controls the forces of darkness, and even the divine powers of Death.. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. All these associations take on a very sinister double meaning with regard to what the Crimson Stone truly does in Castlevania: Lament of Innocence. The Crimson Stone (深紅の石, Shinku no ishi?) The Librarian shuttered. The Crimson Stone is a reference to the rubedo (Latin for "redness"), a term that was adopted by alchemists to define the fourth and final major stage in their magnum opus. In some depictions, the pendant is instead replaced by the brooch used to fasten Dracula's cape, which holds the Crimson Stone (or a similar gem) in it. Doing so unlock… When Leon defeated Walter, Death immediately took Walter's soul and trapped it inside the stone, thus making it complete, granting Mathias eternal life and the curse of the vampire. At Rinaldo's cottage, it is revealed that Sara is slowly becoming a vampire. The moment it does death comes up and kills him. His scheme was to use it to obtain eternal life and defy God for the death of his wife Elisabetha. At first it might seem like a good game. Good ol' Dracula, the King of Vampires you all know.In a twist, he doesn't start out as Vlad the Impaler, but a genius war strategist named Mathias Cronqvist. Replica of the original medallion worn by Béla Lugosi in Dracula (1931). The Crimson Stone (Castlevania) traps the soul of a powerful vampire and uses it to give its owner an immense amount of power. The Crimson Stone just after being created. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. This apparel also became somewhat of a staple in the way Dracula is depicted and it can be seen in many artworks for different games, sometimes even instead of the pendant itself. He had him "serve" under he Vampire King Walter Bernhard, wielder of the Ebony Stone, while he manipulated both Walter and Leon Belmont, to make the latter destroy the former.When it was done, Death stole the defeated Walter's soul and gave it to his new lord. After the success of the first Castlevania, Simon Belmont had found himself in a curse and his body is decaying. What if the true master was none other than Leon Belmont? 1 Welcome to Castlevania Fanon Wiki! He is loosely based on the character of the same name in Bram Stoker's novel and the historical figure, Vlad Drăcula. It causes its surroundings to be enveloped in a never-ending night. The Ebony Stone became the Crimson Stone upon absorbing Walter's soul as he died, and upon claiming it, Mathias was granted eternal life (by becoming a Vampire). "What is so important about the Crimson Stone?" In doing so, he achieved his ultimate goal: to gain eternal life. Being that I've been preparing for a more open-ended fan project set around/preceding the events of OoE, I've been doing a deep dive into the series lore surrounding the origins and nature of magic in Castlevania; and also the mystical traditions from which the series draws from. With his dark powers, he built his army of creatures and his fortress, Castlevania. The Crimson Stone was obtained by Mathias Cronqvist. But as soon as you play it, you will find out that it is the largest pile … Dracula is the primary recurring villain in the Castlevania series. But what if Mathias was not the real master of the fabled "Crimson Stone"? In the beginning of the game you see him calling Death to him, and when you get the Bad Ending He collapses and the Crimson Stone flies out of his pocket. Before Lament of Innocence Edit Mathias's Family Creates Book of Alchemy Edit Crimson Stone and Ebony Stone Created Edit. He became the Lord of Darkness and the Crimson Stone has remained in his control ever since. An alchemical stone created by someone hoping to create the Philosopher's Stone. Whoever finds will be granted immortality-but will be transformed into a Vampire. Walter was tricked by Mathias Cronqvist into believing that it also allowed him to control Death. Yet in Aria of Sorrow, he's strangely quiet during your fight with him as Soma. He then had Death absorb Walter Bernhard's soul (after Leon Belmont defeated him) into the stone, thereby completing it. In most Castlevania games, Death typically talks to you like you're scum or lower than dirt when compared to his master Dracula. The Crimson Stone is unique in the fact that it is the only known way to become a vampire other than the traditional method of interchanging blood with one. This thing gave him several benefits, as follows: Immortality, power over Death, and the 'curse' of vampirism in exchange for the other two abilities. The Crimson Stone bears a resemblance in appearance and story to the. In just about every game, he wears very aristocratic clothing, whether it be a tuxedo or some sort of royal garb (complete with medals and medallions). https://deathbattlefanon.fandom.com/wiki/Dracula_(Castlevania) The Crimson Stone was believed to have been lost a long time ago, along with the Ebony Stone. Mathias then flees, hiding out in other countries under assumed names, slowly working in the underworld and emerging to become Dracula, Lord of the Vampires. As it turned out, Mathias Cronqvist was in the midst of re-creating the gem. So as to raise t… In many of these films, Dracula was portrayed wearing a necklace with a big sun-like medallion. It represents transcendence, perfection, immortality and incorruptibility. So Olrox does have the Crimson Stone. What is it?" Created by Galamoth, the ruler of time, it was stolen by Mathias Cronqvist after his first defeat by the Belmonts. Dracula's appearance is very inconsistent throughout the series' history. He became the ruler of the Forest of the Eternal Night, where he established his Dark Castle, and enshrouded it in an everlasting night thanks to the Ebony Stone.In order to overcome the boredom of his immortality, he amused himself by forcing courageous humans into life or death games. "Fine." Dracula Vlad Țepeș (ドラキュラ・ヴラド・ツェペシュ, Dorakyura Vurado Tsepeshu) or simply known as Dracula (ドラキュラ, Dorakyura) is a fictional character from the multi-platform Castlevania video game series. He gained immortality and went into Vampire form. After Leon reaches Walter's quarters, he rescues Sara and attempts to slay him with the whip, to no effect. The Librarian held up an open hand. With Sara infected, Leon was compelled to strike her down with an alchemical whip given to him by an ally, Rinaldo Gandolfi. It was possessed by Walter Bernhard. It traps the soul of a powerful vampire and uses it to give its owner an immense amount of power. Absentee Actor: While stand-ins still appear, the former Mathias Cronqvist is absent from Harmony of Dissonance and the Sorrow games. Summary. Its significance is revealed late in Castlevania: Lament of Innocence. Before dying, Joachim mentions the Ebony and Crimson Stones, both of which are created from alchemy, and explains to Leon that the Ebony Stone can produce darkness. A vampire and a magician, he is the main antagonist of the series and the final boss of almost every installment. Other times, Dracula is seen wearing an elaborated Victorian white tie around his neck, which covers most of his chest and where the Crimson Stone can barely be seen. https://castlevaniafanon.fandom.com/wiki/Crimson_Stone?oldid=4332. Whoever finds will be granted immortality-but will be transformed into a Vampire. He is 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and his face has evolved into many different forms. Before the Crimson Stone became canon in the Castlevania series, the mediatic influence of this iconic item could already be seen in many artworks for earlier games. With his dark powers, he built his army of creatures and his fortress, Castlevania. Why is the Crimson Stone able to give him all this? Originally a human called Mathias Cronqvist, Dracula fell into madness after the death of his first wife and became an immortal vampire thanks to the powers of the Crimson Stone. Origins []. Second greatest treasure of the vampires. In nearly every Castlevania game you eventually have to face off against Dracula and put an end to him. Summon Castlevania: Wherever Dracula goes, his dominion of the Crimson Stone allows the ancestral Demon Castle (also known as "Castlevania") to appear anywhere, and anytime he desires. His scheme was to use it to obtain eternal life and defy God for the death of his wife Elisabetha. However, as time passed by, common folklore gradually replaced this image with a red gem mounted on the medallion, which was now more in the shape of a star, and it is this way how it can be seen today in most forms of media and merchandise. The medallion was originally a big radiant sun with six stars around it and a half-sun/half-moon effigy in its center; this image was later replaced by the engraving of a dragon in later films. is one of the two greatest treasures of the vampires, the other being the Ebony Stone. The newly crowned Dracula uses the power of the Crimson Stone to dominate the souls of an army of supernatural monsters and begin a campaign of extermination against the humans, horrified by his father’s actions, Adrian Fahrenheit swears to forever oppose Dracula’s madness, and symbolic of that bow, assumes the name of Alucard. However, he was too late, as Walter had passed his curse on to Sara as part of his own game. The Castlevania Fanon Wiki is the ultimate source of custom things for Castlevania. Originally a human called Mathias Cronqvist, Dracula fell into madness after the death of his first wife, and became an immortal vampire thanks to the powers of the Crimson Stone. Both gold and the philosopher's stone were associated with the color red, as rubedo signaled alchemical success and the end of a great work. The idea of a special gem which provides Dracula with supreme powers was probably conceived since some of his very first depictions in public cinema, namely those performed by Béla Lugosi in the 1930s and 1940s, and by Christopher Lee in the 1950s, '60s and '70s. 2 About 3 Featured and Polls 3.1 Featured Article: Crimson Stone 4 Content 5 Latest activity Castlevania Fanon Wiki is the universe of Castlevania... only mixed with free style and your way! "It is a very ancient and powerful artifact. 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