POR Guardian Knuckle

The Guardian Knuckle (ガーディアンナックル Gādian Nakkuru?) is a special attack performed by Maria Renard.

Games specific information

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

The Guardian Knuckle is a hidden attack available when playing as Maria. It is performed by entering Up, Down-Right + II when facing right. The punches are performed by the summoned guardian.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

In the Saturn edition, Maria performs the attack herself. It is called Guardians Knuckle.[1]

In The Dracula X Chronicles version of Symphony of the Night, the attack can be performed when possessing the Doll sub-weapon. It can only Item Crash.

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin

Maria summons a guardian that attacks with a flurry of punches, restoring HP on impact. It can be used against breakable objects for the same effect.

Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles

The attack is the same as the Rondo of Blood version.

Castlevania Judgment

Guard Attack is an unblockable attack, performed by entering L.Trigger + B.

Item Data

Item Data: Guardian Knuckle
Image Name - Game
Type / Users Attributes / Consume Statistics / Sell Found Notes
Guardian Knuckle RoB Icon Guardian Knuckle - Rondo of Blood (unofficial name) [edit]
' Weapon
Sequence: ↑, ↓→ + II
Guardians Knuckle (jpn) - Symphony of the Night (Saturn-only) [edit]
' Spell
Consume: 12 MP  Find: Starts with.
Sequence: ↓↘→ + [FIRE]
Guardian Knuckle - Portrait of Ruin [edit]
Restore HP when it hits. Can be used against breakable object for the same effect. Action
Attrib: Holy
Consume: 30 MP 
Sequence: ↑, ←, ↓, → + Y
Guardians Knuckle - Symphony of the Night (DXC-only) [edit]
' Sub-Weapon
Consume: 8 Hearts  Effect: Can only Item Crash.
Guardian Knuckle - Harmony of Despair [edit]
Call forth a guardian spirit to attack foes. Martial Arts
Consume: 10 MP  Find: Chest
Level 5, Level 8, Level 9, Level 11
Sequence: ↑←↓→ + [Attack 2]




  1. "Richter and Maria's Commands of Finishing Moves Revealed!"
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