Welcome to the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (RotN) Guide! Here you can find the game's latest news, updates, demons, monsters and quest information, best weapons and gear, skills, and more!
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Latest News & Updates
Cosmetic DLC Survey Is Up!
Bloodstained has released a poll/survey that will gather information on what players want to see as paid cosmetic DLCs in the future. These include certain types of skins & cosmetics that will change the way Miriam looks!Check Out DLC Cosmetic Poll Here!
*Linked to external Poll Site
IGA's Back Pack Available For Switch
Switch Players will now be able to purchase the IGA's Back Pack DLC! Players who purchase this DLC will be treated to a boss fight with a very special character: IGA himself!Check Out IGA's Back Pack Here!
Switch Players! Iga's Back Pack is now available on the Nintendo eShop.— Bloodstained: RotN (@SwordOrWhip) July 11, 2019
Switch performance updates and Iga's Back Pack for PS4/XB1 are still in the works and will arrive as quickly as possible.
$60 & above Backers, codes are in your Fangamer survey. https://t.co/zoKLbeHVjh pic.twitter.com/10bY8vgLR9
July 4 Development Updates
The development team recently shared its plans for upcoming fixes and improvements, including fixes for the chest bug, map improvements, and optimizations for the Switch version.Check Out July 4 Development Updates Here!
Switch Release On June 25, 2019
The game has been released on the Nintendo Switch this June 25, 2019! Players with the portable console can now play the game wherever they go!Check Out Switch Release Details Here!
All Story Walkthrough List
All Story Walkthroughs & Guides
Play Tips & Useful Information
Game Tips & Tricks
|How To Farm XP
|How To Farm Money
|How To Upgrade Shards
|Preparing for a Boss
|Points Of No Return
|After Beating Game
|How To Farm Gold Material
|How To Farm Orichalcum
|How To Double Jump
End Game Content Guides
|How To Get Gebel's Glasses
|How To Get Solomon's Ring
|How To Get Recycle Hat
|How To Unlock New Game Plus
|Using 8-Bit Coins
|Secret Boss Room & Key
Boss Fight Guides
|How to Find Enemy 44
|How To Beat IGA
|How To Beat OD
|How To Beat Eight Bit Overlord
|How To Beat Millionaire's Bane
|How To Beat Revenant
|How To Beat Master Carpenter
|How To Beat Alfred
|How To Beat Bloodless
|How To Beat Dominique
|How To Beat Zangetsu
|How To Change Your Appearance
|PC Specs & System Requirements
|All Playable Characters
|How To Unlock Zangetsu
|How To Unlock Shovel Knight
|Is There Coop Mode?
|DLC List & Guide
|3rd Playable Character
|PC Keyboard Controls
|How Long To Beat
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Editions & Release Information
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Release Date
Bloodstained RotN will be available worldwide on June 18, 2019 for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC!
Launches On Nintendo Switch on June 25, 2019
Nintendo Switch players worldwide will get the game a week later on June 25, 2019!
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - Release Information
|June 18, 2019 (PS4, Xbox & PC)
June 25, 2019 (Switch)
|PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Available Editions
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is only available in Standard Edition, which comes with the full base game, and includes numerous free launch day DLCs, and post-launch DLCs!
- Weapons, Spells, & Equipment
- Craft, Cook, & Upgrade
- Full cosmetic customization
- Celebrity voice actors including David Hayter
- Orchestra soundtrack by Michiru Yamane
- Alternate endings
- New Game Plus
- Nightmare Difficulty
- 8-bit Level
Post Launch DLCs
- Speedrun Mode
- Pure Miriam Outfit
- Boss Rush Mode
- Online & local Co-op and Vs. Mode
- Roguelike Mode
- 2 Extra Playable Characters
- Chaos Mode
- Classic Mode
- Boss Revenge Mode
What Is Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night?
Revival of the Igavania Genre
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a faithful revival of Koji Igarashi's Igavania genre, pioneered by the classic game Castlevania.
Gothic Horror Action "Metroidvania" Side-Scrolling RPG
Players familiar to the genre will feel right at home with Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Set in 18th century England, explore a massive 2D demon-infested castle to save humanity and yourself.
Highly Anticipated Kickstarter Project
Announced as a Kickstarter Project in 2015, it has gained massive support and funding from over 64,000 backers on the platform.
Play As Miriam & Save Yourself From A Curse
In this game, you play as the orphan Miriam. Afflicted by an alchemist's curse which slowly crystallizes her body, you must fight through the castle and defeat Gebel to save humanity and herself.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - Gameplay Features
Largest Igavania Game Ever
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night touts itself as the biggest Igavania game ever, feature a huge expansive castle, filled to the brim with monsters and bosses to slay!
Huge Collection of Weapons, Spells & Equipment
The game features a vast array of weapons, equipment and loot for you to collect and wield!
Craft, Cook & Upgrade Items
The game also features a crafting system that allows you to craft weapons, potions & other items using materials you collect.
Character Creation & Customization
Progress the game enough and you'll gain access to change Miriam's appearance, allowing you to customize the way she looks as she slays in style!
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - Story Summary
Official Launch Trailer
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Gothic horror action side-scrolling RPG set in 18th century England. A paranormal force has summoned a demon-infested castle, revealing crystal shards infused with tremendous magical power.
Experience Koji Igarashi’s revival of the Igavania genre as you collect, craft, and unlock a vast array of weapons, equipment and loot to defeat the countless minions and bosses of hell that await!