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CASTLEVANIA: CURSE OF DARKNESS

Enemy Steal/Item FAQ

System:     Playstation 2
Written by: Berserker (aka. berserker_kev, Berserker93, or Kevin)
Started:    November 20, 2005
Email:      berserker_kev@yahoo.com

This document (c) 2005 Kevin Hall (Berserker)

Castlevania: Curse of Darkness (c) Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. 2005.

------------------------------- Version History -------------------------------

Version 0.9 - (November 28, 2005) - Stealing portion is finished.  I'm still 
trying to find some of the item drops however.

Version 1.0 - (December 1, 2005) - Item Drops are finished.

Version 1.1 - (December 22, 2005) - Added other locations for the Frost Dragon.

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Section I:    Introduction

Section II:   Enemy Steal/Item Drop List

Section III:  Frequently Asked Questions

Section IV:   Copyright, Special Thanks, and Contact Info

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                                > Introduction <
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Looking for that extra Ether to make the Chauve-Souris?  In need of extra food 
items from a particular boss?  What is this Miracle Egg that people keep 
yelling about?  This FAQ is designed to give you information on stealing from 
each type of enemy found throughout the game and what particular item(s) each 
enemy will drop.  I have listed the location of the enemy, any items dropped, 
the stolen item, and the way to steal for each enemy.  If you have any 
questions, comments, etc. then please email me at berserker_kev@yahoo.com

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                          > Enemy Steal/Item Drop List <
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All the enemies are listed in alphabetical order.  If you are looking for a 
particular item, go to "Edit", then choose "Find...", and type in the item to 
get to it quicker.  For the dropped items listings, I have labeled only the 
rare items - the other items are normal item drops.

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-- Amduscias --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (17F, 
16F, 14F)

> Dropped item(s): Forgotten Memory, Angel Halo (rare)

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: When he does his dash attack (he will try to hit you with his 
book), roll out of the way and steal from him.

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-- Armor Knight --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple, Tower of 
Eternity (6F)

> Dropped item(s): Aluminum, Gano (rare)

> Stolen item: Magical Ticket

> When to steal: As he attacks.

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-- Armored Sprinter --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (25F)

> Dropped item(s): Red Steel, Stun Resist Ring (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Perfect guard either of his attacks often, and eventually his 
window of steal will open.  It seems to happen randomly.

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-- Assassin Zombie --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Cordova Town, Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, 
Tower of Eternity (34F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (19F, 18F, 11F)

> Dropped item(s): Indigo Steel, Jade (rare)

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: The moment he jumps out of the ground (must target as he's 
landing) or after an uppercut attack.  If you have bombs, attack him with a 
bomb near a wall, and steal while he is falling.

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-- Basilisk --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Tower of Eternity (42F), Tower of Eternity 2nd 
(47F, 46F, 13F)

> Dropped item(s): Ramen (rare)

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime while it runs or dives during its sliding attack.

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-- Blaze Master --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Mortvia Aqueduct, Tower of Eternity (33F)

> Dropped item(s): Ancient Memory

> Stolen item: Ceremonial Tool

> When to steal: After perfect guarding his flip attack, you must steal from 
him as he flies back.  In order to do this make sure his back is to a wall.

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-- Blaze Phantom --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Tower of Eternity 2nd (39F, 38F)

> Dropped item(s): Punch Rings (rare)

> Stolen item: Dark Matter

> When to steal: After perfect guarding his flip attack, you must steal from 
him as he flies back.  In order to do this make sure his back is to a wall.

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-- Blood Skeleton --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple B1 (2 rooms before Legion), 
Tower of Eternity 2nd (32F, 31F, 8F, 7F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: When he throws his arms back.  He will usually only do this 
mid-range.

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-- Bone Soldier --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Forest of Jigramunt, Aiolon Ruins, Infinite 
Corridor, Tower of Eternity (3F)

> Dropped item(s): Steel, Knight's Vein (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime during his jump attack.

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-- Crazy Armor (boss) --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Galtite (Boss Rush Mode ONLY)

> When to steal: When drills his head into the ground, you have to steal from 
his back.  He does this attack rarely. (Boss Rush Mode ONLY)

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-- Cockatrice --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Tower of Eternity (17F), Tower of Eternity 2nd 
(7F, 6F)

> Dropped item(s): Jet Black, Sunnyside Up Egg (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: When it does its Stone Breath attack, get behind it and steal.

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-- Cyclops --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (8F), Tower 
of Eternity 2nd (22F, 21F)

> Dropped item(s): Rice (rare)

> Stolen item: Jet Black

> When to steal: When he buries his club into the ground, he will start to spin 
the club then strike you with it at the end.  The final strike will open his 
window of steal as he recovers.

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-- Dark Warlock --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Forest of Jigramunt, Tower of Eternity 2nd (21F)

> Dropped item(s): Steel, Spirit of Fuji (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: As he cast a spell.

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-- Dead Baron --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Tower of 
Eternity (24F)

> Dropped item(s): Knight's Vein, Wine (rare)

> Stolen item: Holy Man's Vein

> When to steal: During his teleport uppercut, block and steal from him as he 
lands.

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-- Dead Fencer --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Tower of 
Eternity (24F)

> Dropped item(s): Knight's Vein

> Stolen item: Holy Man's Vein

> When to steal: Anytime after of during his dashing thrust attack.

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-- Death (boss) --

> Location: Dracula's Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Death's Pulse

> When to steal: At the end of his Big Bang attack, there will be a small (and 
I mean tiny!) window of opportunity for you to steal from him - timing is the 
key.  Stealing from Death is incredibly tough, and may require you to perfect 
guard some of his attacks in order to get hearts to stay alive for more 
chances.  Thankfully, many of his moves can be perfect guarded if you get the 
timing down.  Use the fairy-type Innocent Devil to heal yourself while trying. 
Below is three ways that I know of to steal from him successfully...

> 1) If you have the "Invincibility Jar" skill from the fairy Innocent Devil 
(Tiramisu) you should be able to stand in front of him while encased in the 
fire provided that you do the ability at the right time.  In order for his 
window of steal to still be open while trying this method, you must do the 
Invincibility Jar as he holds the ball of fire in his hand.  It must wear off 
as soon as the fire starts to go away.  Jump and steal from him if you see the 
purple cursor.  Some people claim that you can also steal from him while on 
the ground.

> 2) Stand in front of Death as he unleashes his big bang attack.  Guard the 
first hit, then perfect guard the next eight attacks from it, then jump and 
steal from him.

> 3) If you can mix the above two methods, you may be able to steal from him as 
well.  Have your Invincibility Jar purposely wear off right before the final 
hit of the big bang, perfect guard the hit, then jump toward Death and steal.  
A perfect guard right before the steal will increase your chances greatly since 
the final hit is right before his window of steal opens.

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-- Death Ripper --

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd 
(10F)

> Dropped item(s): Ice Cream (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: As they land from each jump, and while they recover from their 
jump attack.  You can also steal from him shortly before and after his slide 
attack.

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-- Dracula (boss) --

> Location: Dracula's Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Tomato Juice

> When to steal: Right after dodging his grab attack.  Jump and steal from the 
upper portion of his body.

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-- Dracula (Demon Form) (boss) --

> Location: Dracula's Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Vampire Blood

> When to steal: As he flies toward the platform with a dashing punch, you can 
steal from him the second he stops.  Try to roll out of the way and then 
immediately steal from him.  Another way is to do a double jump as he dashes 
toward the platform and steal from him as you're landing.

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-- Duke Mirage --

> Location: Tower of Eternity 2nd (16F, 15F)

> Dropped item(s): Light Ring

> Stolen item: 500 Gold

> When to steal: When he does his dashing thrust attack (many thrusts).  He 
will slightly pause before he does this.  Back away, roll out of his way when 
he dashes, then steal while he ending the thrusts.

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-- Dullahan (boss) --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Purple Glitter

> When to steal: When he goes to do his jumping attack you must steal from his 
back in the air.  You must be ready for him to do this attack, which means you 
have to stay right next to him.  As he jumps, do a normal jump and steal from 
him as he reaches the ground.  Once you have stolen, do another jump in the air 
and you might be able to avoid the shockwave attack on the ground.  He does his 
jump attack right at the beginning of each battle, so you can steal from him at 
the start of the boss fight.

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-- Ectoplasm --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Mortvia Aqueduct, Infinite Corridor, Tower of 
Eternity 2nd (23F)

> Dropped item(s): Uncurse, Curse Sealing Ring (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: When it moves towards you and tries to curse you.

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-- Efreet --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple (outside), Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 
(19F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (33F)

> Dropped item(s): Jet Black, Sunnyside Up Egg (rare)

> Stolen item: Sun Tears

> When to steal: Attack him until he is extremely low in health and wait for 
him to grab you and attempt his suicide move.  When he grabs you, shake free 
(with the left analog), then steal before he explodes.

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-- Evil Core --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple B1 (outside door that leads to Legion)

> Dropped item(s): Miracle Egg (rare)

> Stolen item: Dark Crystal

> When to steal: Hit an Evil Core, pause, then steal.

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-- Executioner --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Cordova Town, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 
(49F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (27F, 26F)

> Dropped item(s): Hamburger (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime during his ground pound attack.

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-- Fenrir --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple, Tower of 
Eternity (9F)

> Dropped item(s): Wild Memory, Hot Dog (rare)

> Stolen item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: Perfect guard its lunge attack, then steal while it recovers.

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-- Final Guard --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (39F, 
38F, 36F, 31F)

> Dropped item(s): Adamantine, High Potion (rare)

> Stolen item: 500 Gold

> When to steal: When he does his flame attack, roll behind him or beside him 
and steal.

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-- Fishman --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Aiolon Ruins, Tower of Eternity (14F), Tower of 
Eternity 2nd (37F)

> Dropped item(s): Ancient Memory

> Stolen item: Aquamarine

> When to steal: Anytime during his rolling attack.

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-- Flame Demon --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt (near Tower of Eternity), Eneomaos Machine 
Tower, Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (46F), Tower of 
Eternity 2nd (48F, 47F, 34F, 33F)

> Dropped item(s): Sun Tears (rare)

> Stolen item: Phlogiston

> When to steal: You must hit him with an uppercut attack (R1 + Square, Square 
+ X, Attack-type I.D.'s Brute Force) then steal shortly afterwards.  The best 
way to do this is to block his downward strike, tap Square + X, jump while in 
the air, and steal immediately.

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-- Flea Man --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (18F), Tower 
of Eternity 2nd (42F, 41F, 40F, 20F, 3F)

> Dropped item(s): Milk (rare)

> Stolen item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: As they land from each jump, and while they recover from their 
jump attack.

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-- Frost Demon --

> Location: Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (48F), Tower of Eternity 2nd 
(26F, 25F)

> Dropped item(s): Ice Cream (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: While he recovers from his downward strike.

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-- Frost Dragon --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (29F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Before it shoots ice shards.

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-- Gaibon --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (28F), Tower of 
Eternity 2nd (19F, 9F)

> Dropped item(s): Piroshki (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: While he does his stun attack.

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-- Ghost --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple, Tower of 
Eternity (7F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: After perfect guarding their attack.

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-- Ghoul --

> Location: Cordova Town, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (15F, 11F)

> Dropped item(s): White Steel, Ramen (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime before either of his attacks.

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-- Gi-Lee --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (20F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 1 Gold

> When to steal: Let him steal from you, and follow him around until right 
before he escapes with a smoke bomb.  Quickly steal from him before he tosses 
the bomb.  I would recommend saving before attempting this since he only steals 
rare items.

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-- Golden Bones --

> Location: Tower of Eternity 2nd (1F)

> Dropped item(s): Miracle Egg

> Stolen item: 1,000 Gold

> When to steal: During his jump attack.

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-- Great Armor --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Aiolon 
Ruins, Tower of Eternity (44F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (44F, 43F, 41F)

> Dropped item(s): Steel, Short Sword (rare)

> Stolen item: Carbon Steel

> When to steal: When he does his charge attack.

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-- Harpy --

> Eneomaos Machine Tower, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (6F, 5F)

> Dropped item(s): Red Steel

> Stolen item: Orichalcum

> When to steal:  The moment it lets you go from a full grab attack.  Allow the 
Harpy to grab you, and then tap X until it lets you go for a jump in the air, 
then immediately steal during the jump.

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-- Iron Gladiator --

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd 
(46F, 45F, 4F)

> Dropped item(s): Soft Leather Armor (rare)

> Stolen item: Damascus Steel

> When to steal: When he does his spinning iron ball attack, as he finishes 
with a slam.  He will only do the slam attack portion from midrange - if you 
are too close to him, he will stumble.  Stay close to him until he starts the 
attack then roll away.  He will start to spin the iron ball.  When he leans 
back to slam the ground, run toward him, jump, and steal from him in the air.

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-- Isaac (boss) --

> Location: Cordova Town, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Steal: Devil's Vein

> When to steal: At the end of his uppercut move.

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-- Isaac (2nd fight) (boss) --

> Location: Dracula's Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Cheese

> When to steal: As he flies back from an attack.  Try to get him close to a 
wall, then knock him back with a combo or battle-type Innocent Devil, then 
steal.

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-- Jin --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (28F)

> Dropped item(s): Midas' Gold (rare)

> Stolen item: Frenzy of Wind

> When to steal: When he floats directly backwards.  Try to attack him once, 
then roll away, and rinse and repeat until he does it.  He will usually only do 
this when his life is low.

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-- Legion (boss) --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple B1, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Pizza

> When to steal: When you have knocked away all the dead bodies and the core is 
revealed, target the core, jump toward it and steal from it.

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-- Lesser Demon --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Tower of Eternity (26F)

> Dropped item(s): Aluminum, Lollipop (rare)

> Stolen item: Spirit of Fuji

> When to steal: During his drill attack.

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-- Lizard Shaman --

> Location: Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Tower of Eternity 2nd (36F, 
34F)

> Dropped item(s): Indigo Steel

> Stolen item: Ether

> When to steal: When he does his flame attack, roll behind him and steal.

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-- Lizardman --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Tower of Eternity (22F)

> Dropped item(s): Jet Black, Leather Helmet (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: When he recovers from his jumping spear attack.

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-- Merman --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Mortvia Aqueduct, Tower of Eternity (14F), Tower 
of Eternity 2nd (29F, 28F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime during his rolling attack.

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-- Minotaurus (boss) --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Devil Iron

> When to steal:  As he comes down from his jump attack, do a backflip, then a 
forward flip and steal from his head.  Make sure to do the first jump extremely 
late in order to steal.

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-- Necromancer -- 

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Aiolon Ruins

> Dropped item(s): Red Steel, Spirit of Fuji (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: As he cast a spell.

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-- Nuculais (boss) --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple B1, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Napoletana

> When to steal: As he begins to perform his grab attack, you must perfect 
guard his hand at the moment he hits you and then run up and steal.

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-- Orc --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple (outside), Tower of Eternity 
(4F)

> Dropped item(s): Aluminum, French Fries (rare)

> Stolen Item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime while he is shooting or preparing to shoot.

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-- Phantom Sword --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Tower of Eternity (16F)

> Dropped item(s): Knight's Vein, Ramen (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime after he throws his sword like a boomerang, until the 
time he catches it.

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-- Rapid Sniper --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 2nd (49F, 48F)

> Dropped item(s): Ceramics, Pork Bowl (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime while he is shooting or preparing to shoot.

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-- Red Ogre --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (37F), 
Tower of Eternity 2nd (49F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (43F, 42F, 5F, 4F)

> Dropped item(s): Indigo Steel

> Stolen item: Galtite

> When to steal: When he does his jumping shockwave attack steal from him while 
he is coming down from the jump.

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-- Saint Germain (boss) --

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Immortal Fragment

> When to steal:  Use the mage-type Innocent Devil to freeze time as the boss 
stops time, and run up to him and steal.

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-- Skeleton --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple, Dracula's 
Castle, Tower of Eternity (1F, 11F, 21F, 31F, 41F)

> Dropped item(s): Bronze

> Stolen item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime before, after, or during an attack.

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-- Skeleton Blaze --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Tower of Eternity (12F)

> Dropped item(s): Wild Memory

> Stolen item: Potion

> When to steal: As he sidesteps.

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-- Skeleton Diver (boss) --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Sushi

> When to steal: When the fish dashes toward you while up on the platform (and 
the skeleton is on its back), roll out of its way, and steal from the 
skeleton's side.

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-- Skeleton Rider --

> Location: Cordova Town, Tower of Eternity (29F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (35F)

> Dropped item(s): Dung (rare)

> Stolen item: Dragon Scale

> When to steal: Jump and attack the skeleton on top of the dragon.  When the 
skeleton is defeated steal from the dragon.

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-- Skeleton Trooper --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins

> Dropped item(s): Ceramics

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: When he does his charge attack (2 hits), you must steal during 
the first part of the attack.  Wait until right before his dragon yells before 
the first part of the attack, then dodge to the side and steal.

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-- Slogra --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Aiolon Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity 
(27F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (9F, 8F)

> Dropped item(s): Borscht (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: As he flies back from an attack.  Use combo X, O (with a 
sword) near a corner then steal.

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-- Sniper Orc --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Tower of Eternity 
(39F)

> Dropped item(s): Ancient Memory, Carbon Steel (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime while he is shooting or preparing to shoot.

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-- Spirit --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Forest of Jigramunt, Infinite Corridor, 
Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (23F, 32F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (45F, 
32F)

> Dropped item(s): Potion (rare)

> Stolen item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: When it staggers from blocking its attack.

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-- Spectral Sword --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Infinite Corridor, Tower of Eternity (16F)

> Dropped item(s): Knight's Vein, High Potion (rare)

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: While it is performing its beam attack, steal from its back.

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-- Thief --

> Location: Garibaldi Temple, Mortvia Aqueduct, Dracula's Castle, Tower of 
Eternity (38F), Tower of Eternity 2nd (40F, 30F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 1 Gold

> When to steal: After his spin attack when he recovers.

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-- Thunder Demon --

> Location: Aiolon Ruins, Tower of Eternity (47F, 17F)

> Dropped item(s): Storm Ring (rare)

> Stolen item: Lightning Stone

> When to steal: After he blocks an attack in the air.  Equip some low-level 
punch knuckles and jump and hit him about three times.  Eventually he will 
block and open his window of steal.

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-- Thunder Dragon --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Infinite Corridor, Tower of Eternity 2nd (19F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: Before it shoots electricity balls.

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-- Trevor (boss) --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Curry

> When to steal: During his holy cross move, when he lands there is a small 
window of opportunity to steal from him.  To do this, as he finishes his holy 
cross move, time a roll so that you roll in just before he lands and steal 
immediately.

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-- Undead Lord --

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Aiolon Ruins, Infinite Corridor, Dracula's 
Castle

> Dropped item(s): Red Steel

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime during his jump attack.

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-- Unicorn --

> Location: Infinite Corridor, Tower of Eternity 2nd (24F, 23F)

> Dropped item(s): Forgotten Memory, Beelzebub's Seal (rare)

> Stolen item: 200 Gold

> When to steal: At the end of his spike attack.

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-- Vassago --

> Location: Forest of Jigramunt, Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Aiolon 
Ruins, Dracula's Castle, Tower of Eternity (36F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Ceremonial Tool

> When to steal: Perform an uppercut attack (R1 + Square, Square + X) and steal 
from them in the air.

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-- White Dragon --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Aiolon Ruins, Infinite Corridor, Tower of 
Eternity 2nd (39F)

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: While he is charging for his fireball attack.

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-- White Gravial --

> Location: Cordova Town, Eneomaos Machine Tower, Tower of Eternity 2nd (13F, 
12F)

> Dropped item(s): White Steel, Serum (rare)

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: During its poison attack.

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-- Wight --

> Location: Eneomaos Machine Tower, Aiolon Ruins, Infinite Corridor

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: 100 Gold

> When to steal: Perfect guard its spin attack, then steal immediately 
afterwards.

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-- Wizard --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Garibaldi Temple, Tower of 
Eternity (13F)

> Dropped item(s): Spirit of Fuji (rare)

> Stolen item: Memorial Ticket

> When to steal: As he cast a spell.

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-- Wolf Skeleton --

> Location: Mortvia Aqueduct, Forest of Jigramunt, Tower of Eternity (43F)

> Dropped item(s): Potion (rare)

> Stolen item: 50 Gold

> When to steal: When it sinks into the ground you must steal while it does its 
lunge attack from the ground.  When it sinks wait until right before it does 
the lunge attack, roll to the side or away from it, and steal from it while it 
is in midair or landing from the attack.

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-- Wyvern (boss) --

> Location: Baljhet Mountains, Boss Rush Mode

> Dropped item(s): N/A

> Stolen item: Shortcake

> When to steal: When the wyvern gets his head stuck in the dirt, jump on his 
back.  He will start to fly and carry you extremely far up in the air.  The 
purple marker will appear after about 7 seconds while in the air.  Steal from 
his neck and you will fall back down to the ground to continue the battle.

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-- Zombie --

> Location: Abandoned Castle, Baljhet Mountains, Cordova Town, Dracula's 
Castle, Tower of Eternity (2F)

> Dropped item(s): Wild Memory

> Stolen item: 10 Gold

> When to steal: Anytime.

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                        > Frequently Asked Questions <
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[1]

Q: Is there an easier way to steal from these enemies that I have to perfect 
guard against?

A: Yes.  Use the Battle-type's guard setting and if the enemy hits him while 
his shield is up that will count as a perfect guard.  I would heavily recommend 
this for Armored Sprinters.

[2]

Q: Is there an easy way to get the Miracle Egg?

A: Well, no.  There are items and Innocent Devils that will help to raise your 
luck, but they haven't helped me any.  The rare ring once gave me two Miracle 
Eggs pretty quickly from Evil Cores, but that is about it.  Defeating the 
Golden Bones enemy is a guaranteed Miracle Egg however...all 12,000 HP of him.

[3]

Q: Is there an easy way to steal from Death?

A: With Death it is all about timing when stealing from him.  Perfect guarding 
the final hit of the big bang attack and jumping toward him afterward is the 
best way to get that Death's Pulse.  His window of steal only last for about a 
second, and will open as the big bang explosion starts to die down.

[4]

Q: Can I keep going through Boss Rush Mode collecting all the rare steal items 
from the bosses?

A: You betcha!  I've actually started up a wondrous food collection thanks to 
Boss Rush Mode.

[5]

Q: Berserker, what is your favorite weapon to use while stealing and searching 
for dropped items that enemies carry?

A: Why, my Piko Piko Hammer of death of course! ^_^

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-- Copyright

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Castlevania: Curse of Darkness (c) Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. 2005.

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-- Special Thanks

- my parents.

- the readers.

- the readers from my Boss FAQs whose techniques I also used in this FAQ.

- AViolet07 from the IGN boards for the items I was missing.  Thank you so much 
for your help!

- see_lee_@yahoo.com for the Frost Dragon locations.

- http://network-science.de/ascii/ for the ASCII art.

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