Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

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Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth
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Developer(s) M2
Publisher(s) Konami
Series Castlevania
Platform(s) WiiWare
Genre(s) 2D Platformer
Mode(s) Single-player
Input methods Wii Remote, Gamepad
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth
GameIDs WD9EA4, WD9JA4, WD9PA4
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Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth​ (ドラキュラ伝説 ReBirth, Dorakyura Densetsu Ribāsu, The Legend of Dracula ReBirth)is a side-scrolling action platform game developed by M2, and released by Konami for the Wii in 2009 as a WiiWare title. Based on the 1989 Game Boy title Castlevania: The Adventure, it is the third game in M2's ReBirth series, following Gradius ReBirth and Contra ReBirth.

The setting of the game takes place a century before the original Castlevania title, where the player controls an ancestor of Simon Belmont named Christopher Belmont, who must defeat the vampire Dracula.


Load/Save Issues

If there are load and save problems, try r7575 or greater.

Not Working on Later Revisions

The last confirmed working version is release 3.0, starting from r7693 and up it fails to load/distorted screen with EFB copies set on either ram or texture.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes
Force Texture Filtering On Improves 2D graphics at higher resolutions.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-13497 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r6152 Windows XP AMD Athlon II X3 445 ATI Radeon HD 4650 55-60fps, minor sound crackling when frames drop, gameplay is fine
3.0 Windows 7 x64 AMD Athlon II X3 445 AMD Radeon HD 6850 The gain from moving to 64b OS was small but noticeable, speed still drops with lots of sprites on screen, the rest is perfect
r7693 Windows 7 x64 AMD Athlon II X3 445 AMD Radeon HD 6850 When EFB copies are set to texture the screen is distorted, when set to ram it fails to load
3.0-368 Windows 7 x64 AMD Phenom II x 965 ATI Radeon HD 4870 100-105fps,Open GL,no problems of any kind what so ever.

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