- See also: Leon Belmont
Leon Belmont (レオン・ベルモンド Reon Berumondo?, Leon Belmondo) is a mentioned character in the Castlevania animated series. He was the founder of the Belmont Clan and the first person known to have fought the evil Count Dracula.
Leon Belmont was a knight and founder of the Belmont Clan. He was a master vampire hunter and the earliest named member of the clan. He was the first to use the Vampire Killer and was responsible for starting the clan's vampire hunting tradition. He appears in a portrait at the entrance of the basement of the Belmont Hold in the third episode of the second season. The same portrait also appears in the seventh episode of the second season as Trevor and his allies are on their way to Dracula's castle.
He was the first of the Belmonts to come to Wallachia in order to fight Dracula. It is said that Leon rode into Wallachia with a Celt named Trefor, whom Trevor Belmont is named after.
- original timeline counterpart wore prior to the events of Lament of Innocence.
- The background and pose taken on the painting resembles that of the Portrait of Louis XIV, although in reverse.