For the damage type, see Slash.
Not to be confused with Op.13.

Slash is a music theme composed by Jigokuguruma Nakamura and introduced in the 1993 NEC PC Engine game Castlevania: Rondo of Blood. It is the background theme for Stage 4'. It is also the theme for Maria Renard in the 2008 Nintendo Wii game Castlevania Judgment.

The track also appears in Pachislot Akumajō Dracula II, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair and Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls.


Song Data: Slash
Image Track No. / Name (Japanese Name) Game / Soundtrack Composer Usage Notes / Links
Akumajo Dracula X Cover.JPG 11. "Op.13" (error) [alt] Castlevania: Rondo of Blood /  Akumajō Dracula X
Jigokuguruma Nakamura  Stage 4' Links: YouTube
Spd 20060617180224 b.jpg 6. "Op.13" (error) [alt]  /  Perfect Selection Dracula Battle
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Naoto Shibata (arranger) 

Notes: Rock/metal version
Links: YouTube
Castlevania - The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack.jpg 10 (Disc 1)

9 (Disc 2). Slash

Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles /  Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack
Masanori Akita (arranger)  Stage 4' Links: YouTube
Judgmentostcover.gif 12. Slash Castlevania Judgment /  Castlevania Judgment Original Soundtrack
Yasushi Asada (arranger)  Theme of Maria; plays during a fight with or against her Links: YouTube
Disc4.jpg 8 (Disc 4). Slash  /  Akumajō Dracula Best Music Collections BOX
Jigokuguruma Nakamura  Notes: From Rondo of Blood
Links: YouTube
Disc14.jpg 10 (Disc 14). Slash  /  Akumajō Dracula Best Music Collections BOX
Masanori Akita (arranger)  Notes: From Dracula X Chronicles
Links: YouTube
Disc16.jpg 12 (Disc 16). Slash  /  Akumajō Dracula Best Music Collections BOX
Yasushi Asada (arranger)  Notes: From Judgment
Links: YouTube
Pachislot2OST.jpg 13. Slash Pachislot Akumajō Dracula II /  Pachislot Akumajō Dracula II Original Soundtrack
Yasushi Asada (arranger)  Notes: Recycled directly from Castlevania Judgment
Links: YouTube
21877-1294824986.jpg 37. Slash Castlevania: Harmony of Despair /  Castlevania: Harmony of Despair Original Soundtrack
Yasushi Asada (arranger)  Bonus track from DLC Music Pack 2 Notes: Bonus track from DLC Music Pack 2
Links: YouTube
Tribute1.jpg 9. Slash  /  Akumajō Dracula Tribute Vol. 1
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Masafumi Takada (arranger) 

Links: YouTube
Ssbu.jpg Slash Super Smash Bros. Ultimate /  Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Original Soundtrack
Links: YouTube


  • A common mistake, first made by Konami itself, is the confusion between the tracks Slash and Op.13, due to an issue on the back cover of the soundtrack Akumajō Dracula X.
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