Bram Stoker's Dracula
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Bram Stoker's Dracula Instruction Booklet
Names of Controller Parts...3
Main Game Menu..............6
Main Game Screen............7
In the black of night he stalks his unwitting victims with the passion
of a prince and the grace of a wild animal. Able to assume the guise
of everything from a shadow on the wall to a jagged-toothed Wolf Beast,
he feeds on the living, sinking his pearly fangs into their fair necks
for a drink of their life-giving serum. For he is the Prince of Darkness -
Count Dracula - and he's cast his hypnotic spell on your lovely mistress,
Mina Murray. Now you, Jonathan Harker, must drive a stake through the
heart of this vampire and save the fair Mina from eternal life as a
Names of Controller Parts
[diagram of controller]
This manual refers to the following directions:
[diagram of control pad]
Make sure your Nintendo Entertainment System is turned off.
Put the Game Pak into the system and press the POWER BUTTON
on the front of your Nintendo machine. After the game introduction,
press the START BUTTON at the Bram Stoker's Dracula title screen.
To Walk Right or Left:
Press the Control Pad RIGHT or LEFT.
To Crouch or Look Down:
Press the Control Pad DOWN.
To Look Up:
Press the Directional Pad UP.
To Use a Weapon:
Press the B Button.
Press the A Button.
Press the A Button while walking.
To Pause Game and View Score:
Press the Start Button.
Press the A Button and Directional Pad Down to fall through a ledge.
Main Game Menu
[picture of main menu]
>From this screen, press the Start Button to reach the Main Game Menu.
>From the Main Game Menu you can adjust the skill level, sample various
music tracks and sound effects in the game, and program the Control
To make selections within the Main Game Menu choose your option. Press
Select and then Press Start.
Main Game Screen
[screenshot from within a level]
Your score is calculated at the end of each level. The more diamonds and
coins you pick up, the higher your score.
This shows how many lives you currently have. You begin each game with
This displays how much time you have remaining to complete the level.
3. Energy Bars
One and a half energy bars equal one life. All it takes to lose an energy
bar is one blow from an enemy.
This indicates the weapon with which you are currently armed.
There are many Pick Ups in the game - each with its own special function.
To collect a Pick Up, you must break the Pick-Up Box and jump to catch
it. The following is a list of the various Pick Ups in the game.
Gold Coin of Transylvania:
These are worth 1,000 bonus points.
Diamond of Transylvania:
These are worth 10,000 bonus points.
These are worth an Extra Life (one and a half energy bars per life).
These are worth three lives.
These replenish your energy by one bar.
Triple Energy Booster:
These replenish your energy by three bars.
Super Energy Booster:
These replenish your energy with six bars.
These award you with 10 seconds of invincibility.
These add 20 extra seconds to the Timer.
Weapon Pick Ups
Rocks are perfect for taking down enemies from far away.
The Axe spins when thrown, making it perfect for cutting down all
types of enemies.
The torch is great for burning enemies at close range, and from far away.
Each time the torch hits the ground, it will burst into flames - destroying
all enemies within range.
The triple rock is the ultimate weapon. When launched, the Triple Rock
splits into three smaller rocks, striking your enemy from his head to
In order to advance from level to level, you must destroy all kinds of
enemies and get past Dracula. Beware! Dracula can assume the form of
everything from a bat to a shadow on the wall. The following is a brief
description of what you'll face in each level.
A Journey Through Transylvania
Make your way through the woods in Dracula's home town and take on the
Prince of Darkness in his shadow form. But first, you've got to get
past nail beds, bats, red baths, floating platforms and bony skeletons.
Trapped in Castle Dracula
Dracula's Castle is loaded with sharp spike pits and sure-shot henchmen.
And beware of the young Prince Dracula - avoid staring into his eyes or
you will forever be held under his hypnotizing spell.
Escape from Castle Dracula
There's ony one way out, but first you've got to down more sure-shot
henchmen and neck-biting bats, as well as cross collapsing platforms,
nail beds and fire-water channels that'll boil you in seconds flat.
And then you must defeat Dracula in his Wolf Beast form. Beware - the
wolfen prince will be surrounded by his flame-belching wolf guardians.
The Hillingham Estate Mansion
This mansion is infested with all kinds of evil vermin. You must defeat
machete-wielding henchmen and flame-belching wolves, cross sharp spike
gardens - and escape the young Dracula. Approach with caution as he
won't hesitate to unleash his venomous bats your way.
The Carfax Abbey Crypt
Welcome to Dracula's London residence - the one he purchased to be closer
to your Mina. Watch out for more ghosts, giant hands, flame-throwing eye-
balls, hopping tarantulas and scorching fire water, then get ready to fend
off Dracula in his bat form.
Back in Transylvania
Welcome to the land of the unliving, and Dracula in his shadow form. This
place is filled with all kinds of weird things including ghosts, skeletons,
henchmen, freezing rivers, floating platforms and zombies.
Return to Dracula's Castle
Get ready to bring down Dracula once and for all, with a little help from
your old friend Dr. Van Helsing. But watch out! Dracula's castle is loaded
with nail beds, bats, and hidden passageways. You may even run into Dracula
in his evil robe form.