Newest Hacks

NBA Jam 2k20 TE - Alex Caruso Player Patch Probotector - play as robot Abadox Controller input display

Newest Translations

Lines Castlevania: Circle of the Moon Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance Sensible Soccer: European Champions

Newest Utilities

BARF! Tilemap Studio Lightweight Checksum Calculator Valhalla

Newest Reviews

Fire Emblem: Monshou no Nazo Altered Beast - Alternate Style Alice de Climber Legend of Zelda: Awakening of Onyx

Newest Homebrew

Rex Run for Game Boy DeadlyNeuroEf Circle Boy Nova the Squirrel

Featured Hack Images

Super Greyscale Brothers X-Men - Easy Mode Patches Feminine Fantasy Mario Evolution 2

Featured Translation Images

Suzuri Final Fantasy III Hon Shougi: Naitou 9 Dan Shougi Hiden Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Recent Updates

Castlevania - Symphony of the Night - HardType

Hack of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Description:

This is a hack of Castlevania SOTN which rebalances the difficulty. This includes adjusting enemy strength, enemy HP, weapon stat adjustment, removing more powerful (cheap) weapons, and adjusting spell attributes. All the changes are mentioned in the included Read Me.

Patch is in PPF format, BIN/CUE format for the game image seems to work fine.

Hack Homepages

Message board thread - http://www.insanedifficulty.com/board/index.php?/topic/5587-castlevania-symphony-of-the-night-hardtype-v31/

Website - http://www.insanedifficulty.com/board/index.php?/files/file/80-castlevania-symphony-of-the-night-hardtype/

ROM / ISO Information:

  • File: Castlevania - Symphony of the Night (USA) (Track 1).bin
  • CRC32: 05BE47B2
  • CRC64: 1AE884CA2AD9AB8F
  • SHA1: F967119E006695A59A6442237F9FC7C7811CF7BF
  • SHA256: CE01203A9DF93E001B88EF4C350889C19F11FFBA89D20F214BDD8DEC0B2D9D7C

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
LandonRayHacking

User Review Information

Very GOOD!

Reviewed By: DScythe32 on 02 Jun 2018

I’ve just finished it and the game feels so much better now, it has some serious difficulty spikes here and there (like the (spoiler) minotaur/werewolf boss fight) the shield spells CAN be done, but you have to BUY the balmung sword from the librarian (it costs 500,000….) and I think you can only get it on a second playthrough, but its really fun!

I didn’t even know some attack patterns of the late bosses of the game since in the original you kill them before they use those attacks.

It was just amazing!!

Version 4.8 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Good but needs a little more workWhoSeesYou06 Aug 20194.8Yes
Good, but with some major glitchesMasterlink21 Nov 20184.8No
Good! (glitches can be fixed)pleasejust23 Aug 20194.8Yes
Very GOOD!DScythe3202 Jun 20184.8Yes
Why were the shield spells removed?RetroProf07 May 20184.8No
Amazingnecrodrakath08 Nov 20174.8Yes
Rewards persistence & experimentationbigzapper15 Jun 20174.8Yes
The new standard!CatnipPhilosophy25 May 2017can'tYes
Great hackHatZen0803 Jul 20163.1Yes
Great hackMathUser292919 Jun 20163.1Yes