Birthday Cake Icon

The Birthday Cake is a food item that recovers health in the Castlevania series of games.

Game specific information

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood/Dracula X Chronicles

Its first appearance was as a food item for Maria in Rondo of Blood and later in Dracula X Chronicles.

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

It can only be bought at Vincent's shop on the day that you have registered your birthday to be on your Nintendo DS.

Item Data

Item Data: Birthday Cake
Image Name - Game
Type / Users Attributes / Consume Statistics / Sell Found Notes
RoB Birthday CakeBirthday Cake SOTN DXC Icon
Birthday Cake - Rondo of Blood [edit]
' Item (Food)
Find: 3. Cathedral
Birthday Cake Icon Birthday Cake - Portrait of Ruin [edit]
Happy birthday! Hidden Item (Food/Sweet)
Jonathan, Charlotte 
HP +573
Sell: $750 
Buy: $3,000 Find: Entrance (Vincent's shop)
Conditions: Buy from Vincent's shop on the player's birthday (change date in DS settings). 



  • The birthday cake in Portrait of Ruin restore 573 HP. It is actually an in-joke Konami uses in many of its games :"5" in Japanese is go, changed to the voiceless form ko; "7" in Japanese is nana shortened to na; "3" in Japanese is mittsu, shortened to mi; "573" = ko-na-mi.[1]


  1. Wikipedia Article on Konami
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