For Darkstalkers 3 cheats in Darkstalkers Resurrection, please see Darkstalkers Resurrection/Cheats

Darkstalkers 3, known as Vampire Savior in Japan, has several secrets hidden in the arcade version with many more added to the console ports of the series. Console ports gain the ability to access Vampire Hunter 2, Vampire Savior 2 and it's hidden properties. In the Playstation version of the game, many of the unlockables can only be obtained by playing through the games Original Character mode and leveling up.

Secret Characters[]

These characters are not available in the arcade version of Darkstalkers 3, Vampire Savior.

Character How to play
Alternate Lilith To play as Lilith with Morrigan's color scheme and voice, go into options and select "Short cut: On". On the character select screen, highlight Lilith and press hold the select button and then any punch or kick button.
Alternate Donovan Baine On the character select screen, highlight Donovan and while holding select, press any punch or kick button then select DF Power. Anita will follow Donovan instead of following the opponent.
Alternate Huitzil To select Alternate Huitzil, hold select and then choose Huitzil. Then, select DF Power. Cecil does not appear along side Huitzil.
Alternate Rikuo While selecting Rikuo, hold select and then any button. After selecting Rikuo, select DF Power.
Alternate Victor von Gerdenheim Hold select while choosing Victor, then select DF Power instead of DF Change.
Dark Talbain (Dark Gallon) Highlight Jon Talbain on the character select screen. While holding select, press all three punch or all three kick buttons.
Oboro Bishamon Highlight Bishamon on the character select screen. While holding select, press any punch or kick button.
Marionette Highlight the random select box at the bottom of the character select screen. Press select 7 times and then press any punch or kick button.
Shadow Highlight the random select box at the bottom of the character select screen. Press select 5 times and then any punch or kick button.


  • An alternate way to select these characters would be to go into options, change short cut to on. Then while selecting the character press select once, changing the characters name from blue to red. This method does not work with Marionette or Shadow.

Special intros[]

Certain characters when fighting each other will present a special intro. These intro's are mostly humorous in nature. The player does not need to control a specific character for these intros to work.

Character Description
Anakaris vs. Felicia Felicia will appear sitting on Anakaris' head as he enters the match.
B.B.Hood vs. Jon Talbain Baby Bonnie Hood will be reading a book, get up and have a glimmer in her eye.
B.B.Hood vs. Lord Raptor When Lord Raptor and Le Malta appear, Malta will have hearts sprouting from his eyes and then vanish.
Hsien-Ko vs. Lord Raptor When both characters appear on stage, Raptors eyes bulge with hearts and an arrow is shown piercing through him with a heart shaped tip.
Rikuo vs. Rikuo One of the Rikuo's will appear on stage as a frog and transform.

Special confrontation[]

Darkstalkers 3 special confrontation

Felicia's fight against Morrigan

An extra battle with an opponent and additional dialogue is available after defeating 3 opponents with any combination of EX moves or Dark Force.

Character Opponent
Anakaris Q-Bee
Baby Bonnie Hood Talbain
Bishamon Victor
Dee Demitri Maximoff
Demitri Maximoff Bishamon
Donovan Baine Huitzil
Felicia Morrigan Aensland
Hsien-Ko Lord Raptor
Huitzil Pyron
Jedah Dohma Jedah
Jon Talbain Baby Bonnie Hood
Lord Raptor Hsien-Ko
Lilith Jedah
Morrigan Aensland Demitri Maximoff
Pyron Donovan
Q-Bee Anakaris
Sasquatch Rikuo
Rikuo Felicia
Victor von Gerdenheim Lilith

Fight Oboro Bishamon[]

Oboro Bishamon ending

In order to fight Oboro Bishamon, the player must not be using Auto mode, cannot lose a match and must defeat two characters using a specific EX move. Defeating Oboro will play a special ending after the game credits roll.

Character EX move Motion
Anakaris Pharaoh Salvation, or Pharaoh Decoration HK, MP, Down, MK, HP (2 levels required) or HK, MP, LK, Down, LP, MK, HP (3 levels required)
Baby Bonnie Hood Beautiful Memory LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2K
Bishamon Togakubi Sarashi After the opponent is knocked down, DownDown+2P
Demitri Maximoff Midnight Pleasure LP, MP, Right, MK, MK
Donovan Baine Change Immortal MP, LP, Left, LK, MK
Felicia Please Help Me LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2K
Hsien-Ko Chuukadan LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2P
Huitzil Final Gaurdian Beta RightDownRight Down+2K
Jedah Dohma Prova=Di=Servo LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2K, then K
Jon Talbain Moment Slice LP+MP, Right, LK+MK
Lilith Gloomy Puppet Show LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2K (2 levels required)
Lord Raptor Hell Dunk RightDownRight Down+2P
Morrigan Aensland Darkness Illusion LP, LP, Right, LK, HP
Pyron Cosmo Disruption LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+ hold and release 2P or 2K
Q-Bee +B LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+2K
Rikuo Aqua Spread RightRight DownDown+2P or 2K
Sasquatch Big Sledge 720+2K
Victor von Gerdenheim Gerdenheim 3 720+2K (Close to opponent)


  • Placing the Darkstalkers 3 disc into a computer will allow access to images unlockable in the games gallery mode.
  • There is a small chance that Lord Raptor will appear with an afro instead of a mohawk while first performing his Dark Force.
  • When Felicia's taunt is performed in close range of her opponent, she will cling to them. If this is the first action performed, it will count as a first attack even without causing damage.
  • Defeating Anakaris with Demitri's Midnight Bliss EX will cause Anakaris' lower half to float or crawl across the bottom on and off the screen.
  • Hsien-Ko's taunt can be held indefinitely (or until struck by the opponent) by holding down the select button.
  • Sasquatch has a super taunt that be performed by pressing LeftLeft DownDownRight DownRight+taunt. This taunt requires two levels of super bar.


Darkstalkers series
Darkstalkers seriesAppearances in other gamesList of Cameos in other gamesMakai
Original titles
Darkstalkers MainMovesVictory QuotesImages/Videos
Night Warriors MainMovesVictory QuotesImages/Videos
Darkstalkers 3 Main • Moves: A-J / K-ZVictory QuotesImages/VideosCheats and SecretsSecret File
Updated titles
Vampire Hunter 2Vampire Savior 2
Vampire Chronicle for Matching ServiceVampire: Darkstalkers Collection
Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos TowerDarkstalkers ResurrectionCapcom Fighting CollectionCapcom Arcade 2nd Stadium
Darkstalkers Resurrection MainCheats and SecretsScreen ShotsVideosTrophies/Achievements
Miscellaneous titles
Vampire pachisloCapcom Action Card GameLine Drop Spirit Catcher