For the armored boss called "Zeldo" in Japan, see Gobanz.

The Night Stalker is an enemy in the Castlevania series. He is a cloaked reaper that comes armed with twin scythes which he throws forward and return to him like boomerangs.

He was originally called Zeldo in the Western versions of Castlevania: The Adventure and Belmont's Revenge.

Enemy Data

Enemy Data: Night Stalker
Image Name - Game
Statistics Items Location
Zeldo-gb1 7. Zeldo  (Night Stalker) [ edit ]
The boomerangs follow two patterns. High to low or low to high. To evade, duck high throws and jump over low throws.(*) HP: 5
Exp: 100
Atk: 2
2. Cave, 4. Castle
Zeldo 9. Zeldo  (Night Stalker) [alt] [ edit ]
Belmont's Revenge
' Cloud Castle, Entrance, Chapel
TAR NSK Night Stalker  [ edit ]
Adventure ReBirth
An experienced warrior that wields twin scythes.(*) 2. Entrance (Hard Mode only), 4. Chapel, 5. Clock Tower



  • He is inaccurately said to be a boss in the instruction booklet of Castlevania: The Adventure.
  • The original Japanese name for this creature is "Night Stalker". However, in the American and European instruction booklets many names were changed:
    • Night Stalker was renamed to "Zeldo".
    • Zeldo was renamed to "Gobanz".
    • Gobanz was renamed to "Death Bat".
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