Castlevania: Order of Shadows Instruction Manual

WELCOME TO CASTLEVANIA

SPLASH SCREENS

* PRESS EXIT SOFT KEY TO EXIT GAME.
* PRESS OK OR 5 TO SKIP SPLASH SCREENS.

MENUS

* PRESS BACK SOFT KEY TO BACK OUT OF A MENU.
* PRESS EXIT SOFTKEY TO EXIT GAME.
* PRESS CONTINUE SOFTKEY TO CONTINUE TO NEXT SCREEN.
* PRESS LEFT OR 4 TO CHOOSE PREVIOUS OPTION.
* PRESS RIGHT OR 6 TO CHOOSE NEXT OPTION
* PRESS OK OR 5 TO SELECT AN OPTION
* PRESS UP, 2, DOWN, OR 8 TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN.

NAME ENTRY SCREEN

* PRESS BACK SOFT KEY TO GO BACK TO MAIN MENU IF YOU ARE ON THE FIRST LETTER
* PRESS LEFT, 4, OR CLEAR SOFTKEY TO ERASE CURRENT LETTER
* PRESS RIGHT OR 6 TO MOVE TO NEXT ENTRY SPACE
* PRESS UP, 2, DOWN, OR 8 TO CHOOSE A DIFFERENT LETTER FOR THE CURRENT ENTRY SPACE.
* PRESS OK OR 5 TO CONFIRM NAME.

IN-GAME BASIC MOVES

* PRESS BACK SOFTKEY TO PAUSE THE GAME
* PRESS SKIP SOFTKEY TO SKIP A CUTSCENE
* PRESS OK OR 5 TO USE WHIP
* PRESS LEFT OR RIGHT ON DIRECTIONAL PAD AND/OR 4 AND 6 ON THE KEYPAD TO MOVE DESMOND LEFT AND RIGHT
* PRESS DOWN OR 8 TO CROUCH
* PRESS UP OR 2 TO JUMP UP
* PRESS AND HOLD UP TO MAKE DESMUND JUMP FORWARD
* PRESSING THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION DURING A JUMP OR FALL WILL MAKE DESMOND FACE IN THAT DIRECTION
* SUB-WEAPONS, ALCHEMY AND ITEMS ARE USED BY PRESSING 4 OR DOWN, THEN FORWARD
* ALCHEMY ITEMS CAN ONLY BE USED ONCE PER ITEM PICKED UP
* DIFFERENT SUB-WEAPONS WILL CONSUME THE HEART METER AT DIFFERENT RATES

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

* ADDITIONAL MOVES WILL BE ACQUIRED THROUGH DESMOND'S QUEST, ON-SCREEN PROMPTS WILL INDICATE HOW THESE MOVES ARE PERFORMED
* IF YOU CANNOT REACH A CERTAIN AREA, COME BACK TO IT AFTER DESMOND HAS LEARNED MORE MOVES
* DESMOND WILL EARN LEVELS AND INCREASED STATISTICS IN BOTH POWER AND DEFENSE AS HE LEVELS UP, KILL MORE ENEMIES TO EARN EXPERIENCE
* SOME ENEMIES WILL REQUIRE MORE THAN ONE HIT TO KILL
* CANDLES AND CONTAINERS DROP HEARTS, ITEMS AND WEAPONS. TRY COMING BACK TO THE SAME CONTAINER, IT MIGHT DROP SOMETHING YOU LIKE.
* DESMOND BEGINS HIS QUEST WITH THE LEATHER WHIP, LOOK CAREFULLY AND YOU MAY FIND THE FLAME WHIP AND VAMPIRE KILLER.
* BEAT THE GAME TO UNLOCK HARD MODE AND CLASSIC MUSIC.
* BEAT THE GAME ON HARD MODE TO UNLOCK UNLIMITED ITEMS.

ABOUT CASTLEVANIA

* CASTLEVANIA FIRST APPEARED IN JAPAN IN 1986.
* IN JAPAN, CASTLEVANIA IS KNOWN AS DEMON CASTLE DRACULA.
* SIMON BELMONT IS THE FIRST BELMONT TO APPEAR IN ANY CASTLEVANIA GAME.
* KOJI IGARASHI IS THE PRODUCER OF THE CASTLEVANIA SERIES.
* ALSO PLAY CASTLEVANIA: THE DRACULA X CHRONICLES ON HANDHELD.