Castlevania: The Adventure



  • Platforms: GBC
  • Abbreviation: TCVA
  • Display Name: Castlevania: The Adventure
  • GoodTools Name: Castlevania - The Adventure
  • Game Resources:
  • Game Groups:
  • Action
  • Adventure


Set before the events of the first two NES games, the player gets to play as Christopher Belmont, one of Simon's ancestors.
Unlike most Castlevania games, there are no sub-weapons, and the player loses whip upgrades upon damage. Additionally, the Castlevania Game Boy games, unlike their NES counterparts, have ropes and moving spike walls instead of stairs.
This game, being one of the first to come out for the Game Boy, was programmed poorly, exhibiting lots of lag, and also suffers from poor jump controls. Seizing upon that, the level designers took it upon themselves to create fake difficulty by requiring pixel perfect jumps throughout.
In this movie, arukAdo improves the previous TAS by 57.68 seconds (after accounting for emulation differences), thanks to newly found tricks and better optimisation. Please read the author's comments for more details.
Note: The Konami Collection version was used instead of the original, as it lags a bit less, and is also fully colored.
The baseline tab shows the default movie beating the game as fast as possible without any special conditions.

Game Versions

Type Name Title Override Region Version Sha1 Md5 Platform
Good Konami GB Collection Vol.1 (Europe) (GB Compatible).gbc E Konami GB Collection 760abb9e3950f39bf01320e414a4f4d516e04c83 70ccaf1c458dc09b7c703191ef9b8541 GBC
Good Dracula Densetsu (Japan).gb J bedeb390391779400de14196d24f07a451184ece 94135fb63d77d48d2396c60ca8823b69 GBC