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Video Game / Castlevania: Order of Shadows

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Order of Shadows is a 2007 Castlevania game for mobile phones in North America.

The eponymous order, led by one Rohan Krause, is a group of Dracula's followers seeking to resurrect their master. It is up to Desmond Belmont and his sisters Zoe and Dolores to stop them.

Order of Shadows has examples of:

  • Alternate Universe: The developers has stated that Order of Shadows is set in its own universe and is not part of the official timeline established by former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi.
  • Choice of Two Weapons: The various collectable subweapons, which must be equipped in the inventory. They stay with you, but still use hearts.
  • Dedication: The first line in the end credits is a dedication for a passed Konami employee.
  • Double Jump: Desmond learns this skill after defeating Medusa.
  • Dual Boss: The second boss fight is against two giant bats.
  • Dual Wielding: The first boss is a knight of the Order wielding two swords.
  • Flunky Boss: The Medusa boss calls flying Medusa Heads to her aid.
  • Hero of Another Story: Desmond's sisters search the Order's mansion for clues while he fights his way through it.
  • Mythology Gag: A statue in Medusa's lair is based on Simon Belmont's sprite from Haunted Castle.
  • RPG Elements: Experience is rewarded upon defeating enemies, which increase Desmond's stats.
  • See You in Hell: Krause's last words are a variation of the trope.
    Krause: I will greet your parents in the underworld. It's certain we will see you soon.
  • Shout-Out: The two Belmont sisters are named Zoe and Dolores, referencing the Zone of the Enders anime series Z.O.E. Dolores,i.
  • Underground Level: Accessible once Desmond learns the slide move.