Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest – Full Play Guide Best Ending With Trivia

It’s time to take on one of the most infamous sequels in gaming history. Let’s dive right in and put the final nail in Dracula’s coffin!




 

It’s time to take on one of the most infamous sequels in gaming history. Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest definitely carved it’s niche among the most polarizing games on the NES. But, is it really that hard? Nah… just tedious. Armed with a few rom hacks to save time, let’s dive right in and put the final nail in Dracula’s coffin!

 


Rom Used in Video


QUICK LINKS:

00:00 – Intro
02:49 – Game Start
04:04 – White Crystal
04:13 – Holy Water
06:37 – Berkeley Mansion (Rib)
08:22 – Oak Stake
09:06 – Rib found
11:55 – Showing Map
12:30 – Town of Veros
13:12 – Dagger
14:06 – Chain Whip
15:42 – Flame
16:35 – Town of Aljiba
16:53 – Garlic
18:33 – Laurels
19:16 – Blue Crystal
19:48 – Silver Dagger (Use Garlic)
21:30 – Use Blue Crystal
21:48 – Rover Mansion (Heart)
23:24 – Oak Stake
25:07 – Heart found
29:20 – Thoughts on Back-Tracking Criticism
31:23 – Ferryman
31:38 – Town of Alba/Aldra
31:44 – Red Crystal
32:42 – Ferryman (Use Heart)
33:10 – Brahm’s Mansion (Eyeball) (Golden Dagger)
33:14 – Thoughts on Rom Hacks/Emulation
35:59 – Oak Stake
36:42 – Grim Reaper/Death
37:02 – Golden Dagger
37:12 – Eyeball found
38:19 – Extra Oak Stake
41:05 – Diamond
44:09 – Silk Bag (Use Garlic)
45:37 – Town of Ondol
46:43 – Morning Star Whip
48:29 – Use Red Crystal (Cliff)
48:49 – Bodley Mansion (Nail)
51:33 – Nail found
53:00 – Use Red Crystal (Lake)
53:53 – Flame Whip
54:07 – Thoughts on Maze of Galious Inspiration
55:37 – Laruba Mansion (Ring) (Cross/Rosary)
57:28 – Free Laurels
58:59 – Oak Stake
1:00:03 – Evil Mask
1:00:20 – Cross/Rosary
1:00:33 – Ring found
1:05:10 – Town of Doina
1:06:28 – Town of Yomi
1:07:54 – Castlevania
1:09:05 – Dracula
1:09:45 – Game Ending (Best)
1:11:54 – Epilogue




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