The Dark Pain is a weapon similar to the Combat Cross and used by Alucard. It was created by the Toy Maker. When upgraded to the Improved Dark Pain, it allows the ability to be used on magnetic rails.
Travel Book entry
- "The dark version of the combat cross used by the Brotherhood elite, created by the toy maker, brightest pupil of Gandolfi. This parody is the result of decades of research with a metal extracted directly from the Shadow plane. The weapon is extremely hard and perversely sharp and its full power is awakened only when wielded by a creature of the night."
|Item Data: Dark Pain|
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| Alucard's dark and malicious combat cross crafted by the Toy Maker and given to him by the Lost Soul.
The dark version of the Combat Cross used by the Brotherhood elite, created by the Toy Maker, brightest upil of Gandolfi. This parody is the result of decades of research with a metal extracted directly from the Shadow Plane. The weapon is extremely hard and perversely sharp and its full power is awakened only when wielded by a creature of the night.
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|Alucard cannot manifest the same level of power as his father and so relies on a man made weapon created by one of its greatest alchemists, yet it lacks certain abilities still. Now however, with this improved version, Alucard can grip onto magnetic rails that litter the castle and lead to new places.|| Primary Weapon|
- The name "Dark Pain" is actually a metaphor for several things about Alucard during the events of Mirror of Fate:
- Alucard's despair over becoming the very thing he swore to destroy.
- The painful memories of his family before Trevor became a vampire against his will.
- Alucard's refusal to reveal his true identity to his son, Simon, as well as the truth about the Belmont lineage.
- It is unknown why Alucard no longer used the Dark Pain after the events of Mirror of Fate. A potential answer is that the whip reminded him of his past as a human, and his discontinued use of the weapon shows that the vampire wants to distance himself as far as possible from his former identity.
- Another possibility is that he simply abandoned it in favor of the far more powerful Crissaegrim.