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* HellishHorse: The Turtles are briefly pursued by the Headless Horseman, who drives a carriage pulled by these.


* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Donnie is given a mystical symbol of protection to use on Dracula, but it initially has no affect on him; as Dracula explains, he has to have faith in order for it to actually work.

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* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Donnie is given a mystical symbol of protection to use on Dracula, but it initially has no affect effect on him; as Dracula explains, he has to have faith in order for it to actually work.work. Later, he decides to have faith in it like he has faith in his brothers, and it successfully wards Dracula off.


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* DashinglyDapperDerby: Part of Raph's monster-hunting attire.


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* HolyBurnsEvil: The symbol of protection burns Dracula's skin and wards him off... once [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Donnie actually has faith in it]].


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* PapaWolf: Vulko ''stabs Dracula in the foot'' with a wooden stake to save Esmeralda.

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* FaceMonsterTurn: Raph is bitten by Dracula soon after their arrival, and quickly turns against his brothers.


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* RealityEnsues: Renet dresses the Turtles up in monster hunting attire when they arrive in Transylvania in an attempt to help them blend in; Vulko and Esmeralda still realize almost immediately that they're not human.


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* VirusVictimSymptoms: Upon being bitten by Dracula, Raph gets ill and even vomits at one point, and possesses the telltale vampire bite marks.

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* MythologyGag: In Volume 4 of [[ComicBook/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesMirage the original Mirage comics]], Raphael was bitten by a vampire, though there, the vampire virus mixed with the mutagen in his blood and turned him into a dinosaur-like monster.


** Leo is given a wooden stake-shooting gun by Renet.

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** Leo is given a wooden stake-shooting gun by Renet.Renet, and Mikey is given an arm-mounted stake-shooting crossbow.


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* NowThatsUsingYourTeeth: Vampire!Raph catches a wooden stake fired at Dracula with his teeth and crushes it.


* AgonyOfTheFeet: As Dracula is about to bite Esmeralda, Vulko stabs him in the foot with a wooden stake.



* BulletCatch: Leo tries to shoot Dracula with a stake gun, but is thwarted when Vampire!Raph jumps in and catches it with his teeth.
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Donnie is given a mystical symbol of protection to use on Dracula, but it initially has no affect on him; as Dracula explains, he has to have faith in order for it to actually work.



* DepletedPhlebotinumShells:
** Leo is given a wooden stake-shooting gun by Renet.
** Savanti uses an ultraviolet light against Dracula to force him to obey.



* FightDracula: The plot of the episode in a nutshell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. Dracula.
* OhCrap: The Turtles' reaction when Renet reveals that Savanti plans to recruit Dracula.



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: The alpha werewolf is the usual man-wolf, whereas the other werewolves have more in common with SavageWolves.



* SureLetsGoWithThat: When Savanti confronts Dracula, the vampire believes that Savanti is the actual Devil come to collect him. Savanti rolls with it and uses his technology and powers to cow Dracula to obey him.

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* SureLetsGoWithThat: When Savanti confronts Dracula, the vampire believes that Savanti is the actual Devil come to collect him. Savanti rolls with it and uses his technology and powers to cow Dracula to obey him.him.
* TooSlow: Donnie tries to bludgeon Dracula with the staff Renet gave him... but Dracula effortlessly catches it, says this word, and then tosses him aside.
* VampiresHateGarlic: Esmeralda uses a garlic chain to restrain Raph and keep him docile.
* WeakenedByTheLight: Exploited by Savanti against Dracula using UV rays.
-->'''Savanti''': Ultraviolet light should be especially painful for you, vampire.


* ContinutyNod: Savanti references the Netherworld, the domain of Kavaxas.

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* ContinutyNod: AsYouKnow: The group spends a minute recapping the events of the previous episode at the beginning of this episode.
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Savanti references the Netherworld, the domain of Kavaxas.

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The Turtles and Renet continue their quest to thwart Savanti in Transylvania, where they are plagued by werewolves and Count Dracula himself.
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* ContinutyNod: Savanti references the Netherworld, the domain of Kavaxas.
* DownerEnding: As Savanti puts it, he's leaving Transylvania with what he wanted to get and more, now bolstered by Dracula, a bitten Raph, and the transformed Vulko.
* DemotedToDragon: Dracula is forced to become a lieutenant of Savanti, and isn't pleased with it one bit.
* DragonInChief: While Savanti may be the one in charge, Dracula provides the bulk of Savanti's new forces and is the one controlling them, and is seeking to usurp him.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Raph is bitten by Dracula, but he will not become a full vampire if he does not bite anyone.
* {{Satan}}: Dracula initially believes that Savanti is the Devil himself.
* ShoutOut:
** Leo references Van Helsing when the Turtles are given their new attire.
** The alpha werewolf, later revealed to be Vulko, bears strong resemblance to the werewolf design from ''Film/AnAmericanWerewolfInLondon'' with its over-the-top, ghoulish face.
** Mikey recommends the use of silver against the werewolves, as he learned from ''The Growling'', a parody of long-running werewolf film series ''Film/TheHowling''.
** Esmeralda is a walking reference to the character of the same name from ''Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', albeit in a different setting. Her attire bears strong resemblance to the [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Disney]] adaptation of the character.
** [[Literature/TheLegendOfSleepyHollow The Headless Horseman]] helps pursue the Turtles' group.
* SureLetsGoWithThat: When Savanti confronts Dracula, the vampire believes that Savanti is the actual Devil come to collect him. Savanti rolls with it and uses his technology and powers to cow Dracula to obey him.

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