|Ghouls n' Ghosts SEGA|
|This page has been made under the assumption that you've already read the page on the snes game, so anything I've already explained there shouldn't have to be repeated here. Both games follow the same formula. In this port of the older arcade game, Loki (or lucifer, in the original) has stolen the souls of a bunch of people including the princess. Loki/lucifer is very scary and bad. He has a big chair. Ohno!|
|Since I already put sprites of Sir Arthur in the Ghosts n' Goblins snes page, here's pics of Princess Guinevere as a ghost, as a corpse, coming back to life, and kissing Arthur. Also, there's a giant dove thing that brings her body to you so her spirit can re-enter it. I like to pretend the dove has a relationship with the demon that kidnaps her in the other games. Opposites attract, you know.|
|These magicians look like guys in tuxedos instead of clowns, and their magic turns Arthur into either an old man (who can still attack but moves very slowly) or a duck in a red bow tie (which can move fine but cannot attack or climb ladders)|
|Enemy info on mouseover|
Every bit as annoying as ever.
|The Horrible Faced Mountains
I thought I'd include these, since they are basically monsters. These huge stone demon heads have pink tongues hundreds of feet long that extend in and out repeatedly. Arthur must actually ride on their tongues in order to get through the level (called, ironically enough, "The Horrible Faced Mountains") but if he doesn't hop off them in time, the faces will pull him in and swallow him.
First boss you fight. He carries his own head, which breathes fireballs. Like the giant bird in the snes game, you'll fight this guy's head on the walls of the last level. Game says "Shielder", manual calls him "Statue of terror".
Boss of the burning village is a giant, sabre toothed beast made of pure fire. The manual calls him "Infernomo".
After surviving the Horrible Faced Mountains, Arthur is attacked by a one-eyed cloud. It circles around him, occassionally whirling into a miniature thunderstorm. You fight several at once in the final castle. Once again, the manual has a different name, "Mistral Winds". Gassuto/mistral is the last boss the manual mentions.
Without a doubt my favorite boss in the game and possibly one of my favorites of almost any game, the huge crystal caves boss takes up almost three screens and appears to be a cross between a maggot and a decaying fish. This beastie doesn't move, but the battle is nontheless difficult as fast-moving green maggots crawl up out of its hearts and even faster flying red worms slither from holes that rip open in the creature's skin. This thing is probably also the source of all those other worms and snakes in the level.
Only one version of lucifer in this one, and he's fairly easy to beat.
My second favorite boss here, the giant fly is the second-to-the-last boss and pretty darn powerful. It fires globs of green goo from its tail (finally, an enemy that doesn't spit stuff from its mouth) and can transform into an entire swarm of tiny-sized flies.
Loki/Lucifer is the final boss. Tons more impressive than Sardius (boss of super ghouls n' ghosts), he sits on his throne and attacks by blasting holes in the floor, firing rays from his fingers and trying to smash you with his feet. Getting stepped on is instant death even if you're playing with the secret invincibility code!
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