He is never hesitant to take out his weapons when facing vampires. Maxim Kischine. Simon was lucky to escape with his own life. Shortly thereafter, Richter went missing. Richter was the star of Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, and its bastardized port, Dracula X. Maxim Kischine Maxim Kischine ( マクシーム・キシン, Makushīmu Kishin) is a childhood friend and rival of Juste, and the wielder of the Stellar Sword. Richter, considered to be the last memory of the Vampire Killer, fights Jonathan to test his worthiness in wielding its full power. Maria seems to be the only one who can get to the bottom of this, and sets out for Castlevania. Though it isn't cano… See, to create an "evil" version of a person, the magic looks to invert the original person's morals. In Symphony of the Night, Richter goes missing and Alucard (awakening himself from his sleep) and Maria Renard decide to enter Dracula's castle to investigate. Clear Classic Mode with Link or any character in his unlock tree, being the seventh character unlocked after Young Link. would prevent any of his direct descendants from being able to use the Vampire Killer whip. In a twist, he doesn't start out as Vlad the Impaler, but a genius war strategist named Mathias Cronqvist. She often accompanies fellow protagonist Richter Belmont in games, including Rondo, and later appears in a supporting role in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, where she is attempting to help Richter and aide Alucard in his quest. Maria immediately set out to find her guardian and friend with no idea of where to start. Alucard debuted in Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse for the Nintendo Entertainment System, where he was designed by T. Fujimoto and I. Urata. In 1792, an evil priest named Shaft resurrected Dracula, whose armies of undead poured out of his demon fortress Castlevania and began laying waste to the Transylvanian countryside. A year later, Shaft was successful in raising Castlevania yet again. Gabriel was found by the Brotherhood of Light, having been found in one of the convents. Richter, having a strong sense of justice and unwavering will, did not hesitate to face the Count. Overall 8.8/10. He meets up with Richter's ally Maria, who tells him of Richter Belmont's disappearance. Simon and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania series are joining the fight in Super Smash Bros. Set in 1917, John and his friend Eric Lecarde put an end to Dracula's evil across war-torn Europe. Morisses? Castlevania is also represented with a stage based on Dracula's throne room. Jack Belmont also believes in justice. It's assumed that his family was the Cronqvist family, with him being a bastard child. This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Leon Belmont is the protagonist of Castlevania: Lament of Innocence, he is the first in line of the Belmonts. The Brotherhood named him after the Archangel Gabriel, and he gave himself the name "Belmont" due to his love of the mountains, and hig… Due to Richter's actions, the Belmonts lost possession of the Vampire Killer whip for over two centuries, and disappeared for a time. There, she runs into Alucard, from whom she learns that Richter has been possessed, and the nature of the mysterious castle. 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 Bernhar… Wielding the legendary Vampire Killer whip of his ancestors, Richter was the strongest Belmont yet. Good ol' Dracula, the King of Vampires you all know. If the player chooses to partake in this fight, then Jonathan defeats the Spirit of the Whip and accepts the consequences of using the whip. any Giant Bomb content. 67.King K. Rool (1994) 3. Enter the URL for the tweet you want to embed. Are you most like the descendant of the Lecardes? Richter, along with his ancestor Simon, is a playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. Richter Belmont is a descendant of Simon Belmont and a renowned vampire hunter, being the protagonist of the game Rondo of Blood, and a major character in its direct sequel Symphony of the Night. Technically, Richter is an Echo Fighter of Simon, meaning that they share the same moves. Complete one of the following: 1. The Battle of 1999 is the ultimate battle against Dracula. After informing her of Dracula's power and what he was planning to do, Sonia left to defeat Dracula with the aid of her new ally, Alucard. Maria and Alucard then free Richter from his delusion, defeating Dracula. Ultimate in order of when they joined the roster. Or are you possibly most like Julius Belmont in his youth? and fights for justice. Though Richter usually has a kind attitude toward his allies, he's aso very strong and extremely muscular. Subscribe to GameSpot! Richter also appears in Portrait's "Greatest Five" special attack. Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood, Jikkyou Power Pro Wrestling '96: Max Voltage. Richter is always dressed in blue. Though he was the mightiest of the Belmont vampire hunters, the curse put onto Richter by Shaft. Dracula is the main villain and antagonist in the Castlevania series, usually appearing as a final boss and the root of all of the protagonist's troubles. 66E.Richter Belmont (1993) Richter Belmont is a vampire hunter who first appeared in the game Castlevania: Rondo of Blood in 1993. Along with Maria Renard and Alucard, the son of Dracula, Jack works to stop the vampires and their evil perspectives. Richter, despite this situation, is known and recognized as the most powerful Belmont, and, as Alucard stated in Symphony of the Night, he has powers supreme to other vampire hunters, and no other can stop him. Just like Simon Belmont and the rest of his ancestors from the Belmont clan, he uses whips to defeat enemies, mainly Dracula. Richter Belmont's musical theme, called either "Bloodlines" or "Divine Bloodlines" is from the first stage of Rondo of Blood, and is reprise during his appearances in Symphony of the Night and Portrait of Ruin. Richter also … With the help of a matured Maria Renard, she and Alucard correctly surmised that Richter was being controlled by Shaft and broke the magic spell he had over Richter. Throughout his journey he would meet with the young vampire huntress Maria Renard, who had been captured by Dracula's forces … Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. 2. He's a great vampire hunter as well. Worlds Greatest Warrior: While Richter is the best fighter of the Belmont line due to being the last Belmont to wield the Vampire Killer until it was reclaimed by Julius in modern times, the latter is the strongest. He later finds that he's been Brainwashed by the dark priest Shaft and used in a plot to resurrect Dracula. Richter also makes use of traditional subweapons like the cross, axe, and holy water. This stirred the long slumber of Dracula's son Alucard, who, instead of finding his father on the castle's throne discovered that Richter, now twisted and evil, had become lord of the castle. appears in 11 games, Richter Belmont last edited by https://gamingcharacters.fandom.com/wiki/Richter_Belmont?oldid=5184. He is never hesitant to take out his weapons when facing vampires. These brave warriors have all descended from the past clans that stood against the forces of evil. However, some of their moves were originated by Richter, including his blade dash, uppercut, and the Grand Cross, his Final Smash. Richter Belmont is a playable character in Konami's Castlevania series who first appeared in 1993's PC Engine release Dracula X: Rondo of Blood and its SNES port. on 12/22/18 Maxim Kischine (マクシーム・キシン, Makushīmu Kishin) is a childhood friend and … Lost and alone, he was found in the forest by some of the mountain people, taken in and raised among them.However, he never forgot what had happened to his parents and vowed to … :) 01:31AM Though the Belmont was weakened and unable to fight, Alucard himself was able to finally put an end to Shaft's plans and prevent his father's evil from seeping out of the castle once more. As such, Richter can be construed to the last Belmont to wield the Vampire Killer whip before Julius Belmont killed Dracula in 1999. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In Rondo of Blood, his look was marked by a headband, a blue jerkin, and long brown boots. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll View full history. I never would have thought I'd be watching a freaking Castlevania animated series for its characters but I'll be damned if I don't find the dialogue-heavy scenes to be some of Castlevania's best. The two Belmonts were introduced in the same trailer, where Richter jumps in to save Simon from Dracula's fireball and delivers a version of his famous line to the vampire. Several songs from Richter's games, including a new arrangement of his own theme, can be played while fighting there. Richter Belmont could be the son or grandson of Juste Belmont. Alucard acted like a boss (not a real boss) at this point, testing the skills of the hero. Have Richter join the player's party in World of Light.With the exception of the third method, Richter must then be defeated on Dracula's Castle. With the help of Richter's kin, Maria Renard, they were able to find ou… Richter Belmont is a nineteen-year-old hero and vampire hunter from the Castlevania series. While she set out to Dracula's Castle once again, unbeknown to her, Alucard, t… Video Game Characters Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Play VS. matches, with Richter being the 35th character to be unlocked. He sometimes just sits back and waits for the hero to show up, while other times he kidnaps somebody important to them (wife, girlfriend, mentor, etc.). ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Four years after Richter showed Dracula he didn't belong in this world, Shaft, seemingly still alive, saw fit to resurrect his master yet again. He has atrong hate oforvampires! Get your Simon Belmont fix AND establish Richter's personality in one move. Richter, meanwhile, is being possessed by Shaft, and he resurrects Dracula, betraying his people. He would appear again in its PlayStation direct sequel Castlevania: Symphony of the Night as a quasi-villain, and had a cameo in Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin for Nintendo DS. He generally has more abilities than most of his Belmont counterparts, most notably a backflip, along with special abiltiies in Symphony of the Night including a blade dash and high jump. He was raised by the order after he was left at their doorstep when he was an infant. Richter was born in the late 18th century and is likely the grandson of Juste Belmont. At the age of six, his parents were murdered by the forces of Dracula, Sypha to a pack of lycans and Trevor against Dracula in single combat. Every generation of the Belmont clan has produced tougher, more dedicated vampire hunters — yet Richter stood above all others, often hailed as "the strongest Belmont". This quiz includes every character in Super Smash Bros. Born in 1067, Simon is the son of Trevor Belmont and Sypha Belmont. Giant Bomb users. He also had a girlfriend named Annette. The curse of Richter Belmont is finally broken sometime after the events of Portrait of Ruin, as another in the Belmont bloodline named Julius brandishes it in the as-yet-undocumented events of Dracula's resurrection in 1999. First appearing in Casltevania Legends, Alucard started his campaign against Dracula and met the first Belmont to go against Dracula's army, Sonia Belmont. Personality [edit | edit source] Though Richter usually has a kind attitude toward his allies, he's aso very strong and extremely muscular. In 1796, Richter vanished under the light of a full moon. as well, can become very vicious when facing enemies, in particular, vampires. In 1476 when Trevor Belmont was on his own quest to hunt out the Count Dracula who had controlled his son to become evil, Alucard would be waiting for Trevor Belmont to come by. Richter Belmont has vanished, and Dracula's castle has once again materialized. This incarnation of the Belmont family was founded by Gabriel Belmont, a knight who belonged to an order called the Brotherhood of Light. He discovered Richter Belmonthad been seduced by evil and was controlling the castle. In 1797, due to the unexpected lack of a Belmont, Alucard had no choice but to awaken from his slumber to investigate the matter and infiltrate Castlevania. To do this he set a magical curse on Richter, which deluded him into using his Belmont powers for evil. He knew he would never succeed as long as a Belmont was there to stop him, so he put in action a plan to completely eliminate Richter as a preventative force. In Symphony of the Night his appearance was matured by series artist Ayami Kojima by growing out his hair and trading in his jerkin for a long blue coat. Maria Renard has become a fan favorite in the series. From the spirit of Eric Lecarde, Jonathan learns that for a non-Belmont to use the true power of the whip, he must overcome the spirit of the last true Belmont user -- in this case, Richter, in the form of an optional boss fight. He had a strong sense of justice and an unwavering will. The Belmont Clan gets more powerful with each generation and Richter came up in a time where the supernatural forces of darkness were at their peak. A member of the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters as well as one of the many wielders of the Vampire Killer, an enchanted vampire-slaying whip, Simon Belmont began his battle against Count Dracula in the year 1691 AD, following in the footsteps of his distant ancestors, Leon, Trevor and Christopher Belmont, the third of whom Simon heard tales of and looked up to. Character » Richter Belmont is a descendant of Simon Belmont and a renowned vampire hunter. After a year of searching, in 1797, Dracula's Castle reappeared as if to show her the way. In 1792, Dracula revived once more, and his armies of demons began scorching the countryside. I hope you enjoy! and fights for justice. The next documented user of the whip is John Morris, the son of Quincy Morris from the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, in the events of Castlevania: Bloodlines. Dracula, resurrected by evil humans who sacrificed a young virgin female's blood and life, commanded his forces to kidnap Richter's girlfriend, Annette, from the village of Aljiba, alongside the villagers, Maria Renard, Tera, and Iris. You can search for Every generation of the Belmont Clan has produced tougher, more dedicated vampire hunters — yet Richter stands as one of the most powerful in the family. The Richter Clone was one such being, created as an evil version of the hero, Richter Belmont, and intended to take over Richter's life (and probably kill him as well). In Rondo of Blood, his look was marked by a headband, a blue je… © 2021 GIANT BOMB, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. as well, can become very vicious when facing enemies, in particular, vampires. Reception. In the remake Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles, she redesigned his Rondo getup to match closer stylistically with his Symphony of the Night outfit. Gabriel took the surname of Belmont, after his love of mountains and the high places … Alucard frees Richter and defeats his father once again, last seen retreating to his slumber before Maria gives chase to attempt to talk him out of it. Of course, Richter's strength prevails and he destroys Shaft, Dracula, and Castlevania. reverendhunt Ultimate on Nintendo Switch! But there was a small issue. He would appear again in its PlayStation direct sequel Castlevania: Symphony of the Night as a quasi-villain, and had a cameo in Castlevania: Portrait of Ruinfor Nintendo DS. Despite his heroics, the power of the Vampire Killer puts a premature end to John's life years later. He has a strong sense of justice and unwavering will. He was born around the year 1669.Simon grew up hearing stories of his great ancestors who had defeated Dracula, along with those who helped them. Richter Belmont is a playable character in Konami's Castlevania series who first appeared in 1993's PC Engine release Dracula X: Rondo of Blood and its SNES port. As he trained in the ways of the whip, he would often wonder how he compared to these legendary warriors. He has atrong hate oforvampires! On his way to the village via wagon, he is ambushed by Dracula's second in comm… Years later, his spirit would serve to test Jonathon Morris as a worthy successor to the Vampire Killer during the Belmont clan's long period of absence from the world. Simon Belmont was the heir to the renowned Vampire Killer and of the Belmont clan and became the most famous vampire hunter. During World War II, John's son Jonathan would be the next to wield it, in Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin. He is a member of the Belmont family, and vampire hunting has been in the family ever since Trevor Belmont started going against Count Dracula. Richter Belmont could be the son or grandson of Juste Belmont. In addition, Dracula kidnapped Annette and a few other women, including a young girl named Maria Renard. He was intended to be a mirror image of his father, as evidenced by his name, his father's name spelled backwards. send you an email once approved. Much of the original artwork for the game was lost during the Great Hanshin earthquake. Richter is always dressed in blue. This also makes him a direct descendant of Simon Belmont, who fought Dracula only a century earlier. In Dracula X Chronicles, the matter of saving Annette is slightly changed -- if the player has not freed the rest of the female captives, Annette is turned into a vampire and Richter must see to her defeat. 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