The Belmonts and other special-powered friends have lived out their destinies and have answered when called upon to battle evil. Click here to see these heroes, their stories, and their methods of combating the dark forces.

Click here to read about the Belmonts' and the other heroes' ancestry, to learn how they've evolved into the characters we control in games today. Inside, also, you'll find a detailed family tree with an accompanying timeline.

Sometimes a vampire killer can't get the job done all by his or herself--a little help can sometimes go a long way. Click here to see those characters who have played well their roles in contributing to the fight.

Sometimes our favorite Castlevania characters make appearances in other Konami games (usually those with a mascot theme). Click here to see how the characters and other series' elements have been honored.