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Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors (c) 1994 Capcom.

A one-on-one fighting game featuring ten horror-themed characters, such as werewolves, mummies, vampires, etc. duking it out "Street Fighter" style. After defeating nine standard opponents, two end bosses must be beaten before the game is completed.


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 05

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6

=> [1] LP (Jab), [2] MP (Short), [3] HP (Firece)

=> [4] LK (Strong), [5] MK (Forward), [6] HK (Roundhouse)


Released in July 1994.

This game is known in Japan as "Vampire - The Night Warriors [CP-S II No. 05]".

Huitzil (Phobos in Japan) is the diminutive of 'Huitzilopochtli' (which means 'Blue Hummingbird on the Left'). He was the chief god of the great Aztec city Tenochtitlan and after his death became the Aztec god of the Sun and War.

Justin Wong holds the official record for this game with 687,800 points on May 30, 2008.

Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Vampire - The Night Warriors Arcade Game Track - SRCL-2969) on 07/09/1994.

A Darkstalkers/Vampire unit appears in the 1995 movie 'The Net'.

Michael Jackson used to own this game (Serial number: 305260). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.


Here is the list of all versions :


Japan release.


US, Asia, Europe, and Japan releases.


US and Hispanic releases.

Additional Notes :

The US versions have the 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen.

In the Japanese versions :

* Jon Talbain is named 'Gallon'.

* Lord Raptor is named 'Zabel Zarock'.

* Rikuo is named 'Aulbath'.

* Huitzil is named 'Phobos'.


* Character Select In Attract Mode : In attract mode, when the computer is on the Character Select screen, it's possible to choose the characters with the 1p & 2p Start buttons.

* Alternate Costume Color : Highlight a fighter at the character selection screen and press Start.

* Hidden Tune : Beat the game with one credit, after inputting your name hold Down+LK+MK until the end credits appear. If done correctly, you'll be listening to the secret ending tune.


1. Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [CP-S II No. 05] (1994)

2. Night Warriors - Darkstalkers' Revenge [CP-S II No. 09] (1995)

3. Vampire Savior - The Lord of Vampire [CP-S II No. 22] (1997)

4. Vampire Savior 2 - The Lord of Vampire [CP-S II No. 26] (1997)

5. Vampire Hunter 2 - Darkstalkers' Revenge [CP-S II No. 27] (1997)

6. Darkstalkers 3 - Vampire Savior (1999, Sony PlayStation)

7. Darkstalkers Chronicles - The Chaos Tower (2005, Sony PSP)


Planners : Junichi Ohno, Gyo, Jun Koike

Programmers : Atsushi Ohuchi, Akiyoshi Eshiro, Toshihiko Tsuji, Morimichi Suzuki, Hiroshi Inaba

Object Designers : Kurisan, Hiroshi Shibata, Keiko Kitayama, Mizuho Kageyama, Takashi Hayashi, Q, Toshikazu Matsumoto, Kimo Kimo, Who, Tohru Takaoko, Mizupyon

Scroll Designers : Yuki Kyotani, Kaori Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Imahori, Akemi Isoe, Tamayo Takeo, Miyuki Hongoh, Saru

Sound Designers : Toshio Kajino (1970.2.25), Tomuyuki Kawakami (T.K NY) (1971.8.31)

Music Composers : Takayuki Iwai (Anarchy Takapon) (1969.11.19), Hideki Okugawa (Hideki.OK) (1970.3.28)

* Voice Actors :

Demitri : Nobuyuki Hiyama

Jon Talbain, Lord Raptor, Rikuo : Yuji Ueda

Morrigan : Yayoi Jinguji

Felicia : Kae Araki

Sasquatch, Bishamon, Anakaris, Victor, Narration : Kan Tokumaru


* Consoles :

Sega 32X [Unreleased Prototype]

Sony PlayStation [US] (March 28, 1996) [Model SLUS-00036]

Sony PlayStation [EU] (November ??, 1996) [Model SLES-00251]

Sony PlayStation [US] (November 29, 2011, "PS1 Classics")


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.58 [Razoola, Dr. MAD]

0.37b12 [Paul Leaman, Razoola, Bane]

0.36b3 [?]

Artwork available


- 0.135: Artemio added clone Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Hispanic 940818).

- 0.128u4: MAMEPlus added clone Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (USA 940705 Phoenix Edition) (bootleg).

- 0.58: Added Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Euro 940705). Renamed (dstlk) to (dstlku) and (dstlkr1) to (dstlkur1).

- 23rd January 2002: Razoola - Released XOR 81 for Darkstalkers (Euro 940705) donated by Dr. MAD.

- 0.57: Changed description of clone 'Vampire: The Night Warriors (Asia 940705)' to 'Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Asia 940705)'. Renamed (vampa) to (dstlka) and added user1 XOR roms to (Asia 940705).

- 25th December 2001: Razoola - Released XOR 75 for Darkstalkers (Asia 940705) donated by Dr. MAD.

- 0.55: Added clone Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (US 940705). Added XOR user1 roms ($0, 80000).

- 12th September 2001: Razoola - Released XORs 59 and 60 for Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (US 940705) and (US 940818) donated by Neptune and W. Perez.

- 0.53: Added clone Vampire: The Night Warriors (Japan 940630).

- 7th August 2001: Razoola - Released XOR 49 for Vampire: The Night Warriors (940630) donated by xacrow.

- 0.37b15: Changed description to 'Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (US 940818)'.

- 0.37b12: Paul Leaman added DarkStalkers: The Night Warriors (US 940818) (Capcom 1994) and clones (Japan 940705), (Japan 940705 alt) and (Asia 940705).

- 27th January 2001: Paul Leaman added Vampire: The Night Warriors to the CPS-2 driver, and like Vampire Savior, it will not work before some important 68k core changes are made.

- 26th January 2001: Razoola - Released XOR 5 for Vampire: The Night Warriors (940705) donated by Bane.

- 0.36b3: Added Vampire: The Night Warriors (Japan) (Testdriver).


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* Calice

* FB Alpha

* Kawaks

* Nebula

* Raine

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Romset: 28928 kb / 20 files / 13.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

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              <description>Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Euro 940705)</description>
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              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
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                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
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