If you're using an emulator and still can't figure out how to setup these codes, you're in luck! Maxim also has the ability to triple jump and cast certain spells by inputting certain combinations on the buttons. A village, therefore, was formed around Belmonts. He then meets up with a dazed Maxim, whose memory is slowly returning to him, and they split up to cover more ground. Follow the link provided for the emulator you're using to be taken to a guide explaining how to get these codes working. At the time of its release, Harmony of Dissonance received positive reviews from English-language critics. This pack also appeared in Europe later that year.
Outside the castle, Lydie awakens, unharmed, and tells Juste not to blame himself for Maxim's death. Within the castle, Juste encounters Death, who confirms that the castle is Dracula's. Juste primarily attacks at close quarters using the series' traditional whip weapon, the. Structurally, each castle has mostly the same room layout, but monster types, items, and other aspects vary between the two versions. Casting a spell renders the player character invincible for a moment. With Maxim's defeat, Juste escapes the collapsing castle alone and curses his inability to save either friend.
Juste defeats Death, and proceeds to search for Maxim. Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance was re-released in North America in January 2006, along with Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, as part of Castlevania Double Pack. Japanese gaming magazine gave the game a 31 out of 40. Soshiro Hokkai composed the soundtrack for Harmony of Dissonance with creating the additional stage music. Follow the link provided to be taken to those codes instead! Later, the player can use special warp rooms that can teleport Juste to other castle rooms and between castles. Occasionally, an enemy will drop an item after being killed. Finishing with the best ending also unlocks an option to listen to the music of the game.
However, when Juste finds her, Death kidnaps her to use her blood as a means to unite the two castles by destroying Maxim's spirit. In January 2006, Harmony of Dissonance was re-released in North America and later Europe, along with , as part of the Castlevania Double Pack. Items can also be bought with in-game money from a merchant who appears in various places throughout the castle. Are you looking for codes for instead? This, under certain circumstances, does affect the ending. The third ending begins the same as the first, except that, during the fight, Maxim notices that Juste wore his bracelet and resists the possession. While exploring the castle, he encounters a merchant who stumbled upon the castle and Death, Dracula's servant.
The soundtrack of the game was less well received. Harmony of Dissonance makes use of a of gameplay, similar to many of the previous Castlevania video games. Maxim later confirms this and admits to being Lydie's kidnapper. Unlike Juste, Maxim cannot equip items and can only use his sword and giant shuriken sub weapon as weapons. Belonging to Konami's , it is the second installment of the series on the Game Boy Advance.
In production at the same time was 2003 , and as a result, the two share similar programming engines and gameplay elements. Additional modes can be unlocked in the game. Vanquishing him, Juste escapes the castle together with Maxim and Lydie, whose bite marks disappear by the time she regains consciousness. Juste Belmont grew up in this environment with his childhood friends Maxim Kischine and Lydie Erlanger. The two castles share a connection; for example, the destruction of a wall in one castle can cause a change in the other. Together with his and injured best friend , he sets off to rescue his kidnapped childhood friend,.
A variety of ranged sub-weapons—holy water, a dagger, a , a cross, a gem, an axe, and a thunder gauntlet—are available, one of which can be carried at any given time and combined with one of the five spell books—Fire Book, Ice Book, Bolt Book, Wind Book, and the Summoning Tome —hidden throughout the castle to create a magical attack. Retrospective reviews, however, have been more critical of the game. Regardless, in one of their meetings, Maxim reveals that he went on a journey to find and destroy the remains of Dracula, something Simon Belmont had previously done, but when he collected all six, his memory went blank. It was released in Japan on June 6, 2002, in North America on September 16, 2002, and in Europe on October 11, 2002. Juste meets his friend again in the other layer of the castle where he reveals that he lost his memory to protect Lydie. In the center of the castle, he finds Maxim with an unconscious Lydie. Dracula flees into a weakened form using the gathered remains and fights Juste, planning to use his blood to return himself to full power.
In this , the player character center casts a magical attack by combining the dagger and the Summoning Tome. In his final moments, he thanks Juste for killing him and reveals that he had wished to save him from his fate as a Belmont. In the first, Maxim, possessed, has already bitten Lydie. In the second, Maxim struggles against the possession and urges Juste to kill him. While trekking through the castle, Juste notices that the castle sometimes has different atmospheres.
Defeating minor enemies and will procure experience points for Juste, who will when statistical requirements are met. Equipment in the form of weapon modifications, armor and accessories can also be found scattered about the castle and will contribute to his statistics. For Boss Rush Mode, the player is required to complete the game once and can then fight the bosses from the game in order with the number of bosses depending on the level of difficulty selected. If you're playing on an emulator you can usually input codes very easily by accessing a tab off the top of the toolbar. The game further divides the castle into various, named areas: the Shrine of the Apostates, for example.
Maxim Mode requires the player to finish the game with the best ending and allows the player to take control of Maxim. Harmony of Dissonance incorporates other changes: a fusion-spell system replaced the dual-card system introduced in Circle of the Moon, and the graphics were also brightened and controls improved. Leveling up will increase his statistics: , the amount of damage the character can receive before dying; , which affects how often he can cast a magical attack; strength, the power of the physical attack; defense, the reduction of damage taken from an enemy; intelligence, the strength of the magical attack; and luck, which determines the rate of items dropped by enemies. Set fifty years after vanquished Dracula's curse, Harmony of Dissonance focuses on his grandson Juste Belmont and his quest to rescue a kidnapped childhood friend. Critics praised it as an entertaining game with improved graphics as compared to its predecessor , but criticized its soundtrack. .