Darkstalkers 4: Warriors of the Endless Night
Unlocked characters from the beginning:
Description: One of the game's main protagonists, Morrigan returns to the Makai during the time of Corruption's uprising, assisting Demitri in defeating the soldiers that invade his castle. Morrigan and Demitri then embark to the Makai Kingdom to defeat Corruption and save the Demon Realm from utter destruction
Description: One of the game's main protagonists, Demitri's castle comes under the attack of Corruption's army, being assisted by Morrigan in defeating the soldiers and protecting his kingdom. Although their sights to not meet eye to eye, they agree that both of their power may be what is required to defeat Corruption, therefore making a deal with one another to partner together until Corruption was defeated.
Description: Thanks to the efforts of Anita and the time-loop, Donovan had been reborn in the human world, but had lost his connections to Anita throughout the process. Corruption's darkness soon spreads to the human world, with it he brought a vicious creature created by Corruption that went by the name of Abyss. Donovan then set out on a journey to recover the memories of the life he'd once lived and
Description: Felicia is a young Catgirl in search of life as a pop-star, her previous life of stardom and becoming a nun being wiped out by the time loop. During her time in a small seaside town looking for an opportunity to show the world her skills in singing and dancing, she comes under attack by some of Corruption's soldiers, being saved by a young male cat-creature by the name of Tony. The both of them decide to travel together and help each other out in achieving their goals, Felicia believing that if the creature Abyss was brought down, than the world may look positively upon her kind and give her the chance at stardom that she'd been searching for.
Species: Chinese Ghost
Description: Hsien-Ko and Mei-Ling are two young Priestesses out in search of the soul of their mother as well as recover their own souls in the process. Hsien-Ko and Lei-Lei meet the real Oboro Bishamon, who'd come to their Temple in search of salvation for his sins when stuck within the demonic armor. Hsien-Ko and her sister tend to his wounds and nurse him back to health, not too long before they feel the power of the gates to the demon world opening and the great evil arriving in their world. They leave Oboro in the care of one of the other priestesses of the temple as they embark out to the source of the evil, hopefully being able to find a way to save the soul of her mother in the process.
Species: Human gifted with immense power
Description: The true main character of the game and the one who'd shaped the universe with her actions in destroying the Shintai and causing a powerful time-loop. Anita has isolated herself away from Donovan to protect him from the truth of the life he'd lived once he lost his humanity, and now she's on her way to put an end to Corruption and protect both worlds from utter destruction once again.
Description: Tony is a young Catboy that once lived within his clan up high in the Yukitiro Mountains, which had been destroyed by bandits and thieves when he was a young boy. He feels that it's his fault that he could not fight well enough to save his family, and places a lot of the guilt upon himself, but after being taken care of by a nice young woman after the events that'd occurred, Tony came to love the humans and promised to protect them, vowing to never let the same thing that happened to his family happen to anyone else he cared about. While on his travels, he learns of Abyss and its plans to kill off all powerful warriors in the world to ensure Corruption's firm rule over the Makai. Tony then begins to travel to where it was last sighted, then saving a young Catgirl named Felicia from a couple of Corruption's soldiers. The two then decide to travel with another, keeping the other safe from harm and promising to help their goals come true no matter what happens.
Description: One of the game's main characters, Ruby Heart is a French pirate who captains a large flying pirate ship within the human world. She'd had once been a Dark hunter at one point, then retiring from said position for it was not in her nature to kill for money, no matter who or what it was she killed. Ruby Heart and her crew defeat a strange creature upon one of the islands that they'd been salvaging for treasure, taking with them a strange broken orb. The orb seemed to be attracted to that of the Makai realm, and it was using the orb that Ruby Heart was able to learn of Corruption and Abyss, and that Abyss had been on the move and destroying Darkstalkers across the land. Ruby Heart soon meets up with Donovan and Hsien-Ko, both of them agreeing to join Ruby as they all were after the same target.
Description: Sasquatch's colony had been stolen away by the soldiers of Corruption, all being taken to the Makai to be held captive in the Makai Kingdom. Sasquatch then embarks out on a journey by himself in order to rescue all his friends, going up against almost impossible odds with sheer determination on his side.
Description: Being bored of his current life, Lord Raptor learns of Corruption and the amount of power that his body commanded. Lord Raptor than decides to go after Corruption and Jedah, planning to take their power and take the role as "King of the Makai".
Species: Human once, Mummy now
Description: Anakaris sits atop the throne of his former kingdom, which is in crumbles and ruin around him, thinking as to how he could restore his kingdom to its former glory. Using the mystic powers that possesses, Anakaris learns of Corruption's takeover of the Makai. He not only realizes the power that Corruption possesses, but is insulted that a disgusting being like Corruption had taken control of the realm. Anakaris then embarks off to the Makai in order to defeat Corruption and restore his kingdom.
Species: Once again fully Human
Description: Oboro has parted ways with the cursed armor that had once put him under his cursed powers and turned him into a savage killer. The armor had been sealed away using powerful holy prayer seals atop a mountain, never to destroy the lives of anyone else like it did for him. He then feels as if destroying the armor is not enough, but he must make the armor's maker pay for what he had done to his life, to make him pay for all that he had lost thanks to the curse of that armor.
Description: Jon lives a life marked by cursed blood, hating humanity for the way it's treated him and his "form". Jon Talbain is on a journey of self discovery within himself, looking for a chance to fully rid himself of his cursed blood and live a normal life like he desires. He also has to deal with the dark side of his psyche, which continuously tries to come out and make him fully succumb to the power that lies deep within his form.
Description: B.B. Hood, the SS class Dark Hunter, Abyss uses her sources to look into information about the creature that had invaded the human world, Abyss. She quickly learns that the creature was created for the destruction of the Darkstalkers, coming to the conclusion that this creature would lead her to some easy Darkstalker kills and easy money in her pocket.
Species: Soul Bee
Description: Q-Bee's colony is dying out due to lack of food. Those who have not starved already from lack of food are on the verge of resulting to cannibalism and eating each other by any means to stay alive. Q-Bee then receives news from her closer subordinates that Corruption's takeover marked the perfect chance to take over the Makai Kingdom and make it their new living grounds. Determined to not let her colony die, Q-Bee heads off alone to destroy Corruption and make her colony thrive again.
Description: Left in decay for hundreds of years after his creator's death, Victor is brought back to life thanks to the energy striking the lightningrod attached to the machine he was bound to due to the opening of the door to the demon realm. Victor now plans to make the most of the new life he'd been given, starting off with defeating the evil that threatened the human world, Abyss.
Description: Rikuo's family had been taken away by the creatures created by Corruption to invade the human world, causing major damage to the underwater in which he lived. Corruption is seen to be the cause of the damage and lives lost, so Rikuo, fighting to get back his family, heads off to the Makai realm to defeat Corruption.
Arakune (Guest Star)
Species: Human losing all physical being thanks to the power of the Boundary
Description: Hailing from the Ark Systems gaming series "Blazblue", Arakune was once a Scientist who was fascinated with the powers that the boundary possessed, hoping that he could discover new things about it for the world. Through studying, he slowly loses his sanity and then loses his humanity, turning into a giant black blob like creature with a small white mask for a face. His body is infested with tons of insects, which will attack anyone who comes too close. Arakune's role in the story is a mysterious one, for he appears randomly within the lower levels of the Makai Kingdom, seeking the power he calls "Azure"
Description: Clarissa is a young witch who lives within the city of Venice, practicing her sorcery on those who live in the city, also trying her best to keep her appearance as normal as possible to blend in with the others around her. Her city is alit in flames when Corruption's ever-expanding army attacks, killing many and almost leaving her for dead. She's able to heal her wounds thanks to her sorcery, but is not ready to sit down and let this action go unpunished. After some thorough investigating, Clarissa learns that the Makai Noble Jedah Dohma is under Corruption's command, who'd been the one who had killed her mother over 450 years ago. Clarissa then sets out to destroy Corruption and get revenge upon the one who'd caused her to lose so much in her life.
Species: Voodoo Priestess
Description: Sherayanna is the head Priestess of the Voodoo Priestess Clan of the North. She possesses powerful control over the dark magic arts that her clan had perfected throughout many generations of practice, her main weapon being that of Two unholy marked Short Swords that can amplify her dark powers to her liking, even being able to give her the power of Teleportation and invisibility. Sherayanna's clan is attacked by Corruption's army, the soldiers hoping to retrieve the magic book of spells that her clan had wrote throughout the last thousand years, also continuing to write in it when new spells were discovered. Sherayanna takes this attack as an offensive call-out by the evil Lord Corruption, taking her weapons in hand and vowing that she'd protect their birthright and not let it fall into anyone's hands no matter what happens.
Description: One of the great Makai Nobles, Jedah's soul had been destroyed in the battle against Anita which saved both worlds and created that of a time loop in both worlds, but was brought back to life using an artificial soul created by Corruption. Jedah now serves Corruption as an assistant in the plan to recreate the Shintai and rewrite the paths of both worlds, while Jedah is completely oblivious to Corruption's real plans.
Description: One of the robots that had been placed on earth by Pyron over a thousand years ago, reawaken and reprogrammed to protect a young Mayan boy named Cecil by any means necessary, even if it means sacrificing his life to do so. Huitzil and Cecil are almost completely oblivious to the invasion of Corruption's army, the threat not reaching as far as their Mayan village. However, Huitzil is drawn to travel to the Makai by an unknown source, a source that feels very similar to him and had felt once before.
Species: Hellstorm Alien
Description: The Time Loop had removed all memory of Pyron's invasion of earth, already being defeated by Demitri before the events of the time loop took place. Corruption had looked through the archives of the past before the time loop thanks to the memories of Jedah's soul, realizing that this being could easily defeat the Darkstalkers in a battle. Corruption then put together a powerful artificial soul using hundreds of souls, the soul being used into bringing Pyron back to life, using the same pure energy that he used to create Abyss. Pyron is then placed to defeat and destroy all the Darkstalkers that reached the castle as a last resort to make sure he kept his rule of the demon realm.
Description: Anita had saved Donovan's soul when she defeated Jedah to save both worlds, fulling ridding his soul of the dark side he once embraced. The darkness of Donovan's soul had been destroyed within the destruction of the Former Shintai, Corruption being able to learn of the powers he once possessed in this form and his attributes, forging a new soul that the Dark side of Donovan would possess. Corruption resurrected Dee thanks to this artificial soul, placing him as the head of his army which would invade the human world along with Abyss to destroy the Darkstalkers who could pose as a possible threat to his plans for both worlds. Without a word, Dee accepts his orders.
Species: Being of Pure Evil
Description: Abyss is a creature created from pure black magic and dark energy by Corruption, designed with the intent to defeat and destroy all the Darkstalkers of the Human realm to ensure no one could threaten Corruption's position as King of the Makai. The Darkstalkers of the Human world then all attempt to fight off Abyss as a way to get to the Demon Realm to destroy Corruption, Abyss not planning on letting anyone defeat him.
Species: Evil in its purest form
Description: Corruption is the main antagonist of this game. Corruption had been recreated from the remnants of the Shintai and Jedah's Soul, being back at his true power for the first time in 10,000 years when he was defeated by the Nobles of the Makai, the one who defeated him being that of Jedah Dohma. He creates an artificial soul of Jedah and brings him back to life, making him his assistant in a plan to bring back the Shintai and complete the plan that Jedah put together to rewrite both worlds. He slays the other Makai Nobles within the Makai Kingdom and becomes the King of the Demon Realm, his real plans for both worlds shrouded in mystery. Corruption is under complete control of the Kingdom of the Makai and the Demon Realm, and is not prepared to give it up to anyone.
Description: Lilith is the sister of Morrigan Aensland. Having fused with her in the events of Darkstalkers 3, Morrigan and Lilith had become seperated when Corruption first invaded Demitri's castle thanks to the Dark magic that Dee commanded. Lilith was then hauled away to the Makai Kingdom and kept prisoner, proving to be bait for one of the throne's heirs. She eventually escapes from her prison cell, then trying to make it back to her sister before she disappears forever.
Species: Evil Spirit manifested within a set of armor
Description: The form that Oboro Bishamon once possessed when he'd been taken over by the evil that lied with the set of cursed armor. Oboro destroyed the evil within the armor, making sure that no one would ever be able to succumb to its dark power ever again. Corruption, being the one who'd created the armor in the first place, was displeased with this. As he noticed that Oboro was on his way to the Makai, he manifested a new spirit to take over the armor and stop him, having this spirit be much stronger than the previous one.
Shadow Talbain (Dark Talbain)
Species: Evil spirit
Description: The darkness within Jon's soul brought out into a true form, resembling that of Jon, only being completely black with advanced abilities that Jon could possess if he gave into the dark temptation, being all black with glowing red eyes, his body almost looking as if it's on fire as it flares in the wind. This form of Jon continuously tries to force Jon into giving into the true power of the form he was given, while Jon refuses, consistently trying to find a way to rid himself of the curse.