When he lands, both Alexander Anderson and The Captain of Millennium move to confront him, each ignoring the other in favor of killing Alucard. The relationship between the two grows as the series goes on. He is loyal to his master Integra Hellsing, the long time friend of Walter C. Dornez and is affectionate towards his fledgling Seras Victoria. Weight Before facing Anderson, he compliments her: "Why so loud police girl? Vlad Dracula III His eyes are red (blue in the TV series), and he wears a monocle which rests on his nose bridge. The two almost seem to live so that they can fight each other. Alucard rarely creates other vampires, his only known sires being Mina Harker and. When the Ottoman army attempted to invade Wallachia in the early 15th century, they encountered several thousand impaled and rotting corpses staked on the banks of the Danube River. Alucard is a fictional character in the Hellsing anime and manga series created by Kohta Hirano.. Exceedingly holy weapons have been shown to incapacitate him for a time, but even Anderson, augmented with Helena's Nail, could do no lasting harm to him. This is similar to how Count Dracula was portrayed in Francis Ford Coppola's film, Bram Stoker's Dracula, which Hirano has cited as one of his greatest sources of inspiration. Seeing that Alucard can effortlessly regenerate from any wound inflicted upon him, Anderson retreats, vowing to kill all three Hellsing members at a later time. Based on this study, people can be classified into 16 different personality types. One thing to keep in mind is the fact that Mina was his fledgling, until Alucard's defeat, which caused the curse on her to weaken (although his essence still remained inside her). Vines erupt from the blade in Alucard's head and set him aflame, burning his horde of familiars (which is just an extension of his form) as well. Integra Hellsing still remembered the day she met him, it was the same day she met Alucard. He explains that as long as Schrödinger can recognize himself, he exists everywhere and nowhere; but because he is absorbed by Alucard, he became a part of Alucard and was thus no longer a separate entity that could recognize itself. However, Millennium strikes first; a SWAT team under the control of Millennium agent Tubalcain Alhambra storms the hotel. Alucard's most common form is his "Count" form, which is the same form described at the top of the page. Walter initially seems to have the upper hand since most of Alucard's fighting methods are useless against him. 6'3" (191 cm) Anderson declines, saying that he does not wish to be a man, but a terrible storm of heartless, tearless piety, and stabs the nail through his own heart. After collapsing and regressing in age, Walter then picks up a piece of re-bar and impales what he believes to be Alucard through the heart with it. Alucard, secretly Count Dracula, is the main protagonist of the anime/manga series Hellsing.He is the Hellsing Organization's trump card and he is a powerful Transcendent Vampire. Unable to be Killed as Long as He Wills It In volume 8, his full identity is made plain when Integra places his control level at zero and greets him with, "Welcome back, Count." When Hadrian appeared into the dungeon with a teen aged girl, an older man and an awakening corps in it, glee began to make itself known, Dracula had risen again, and this time, Death would be at his side. As the Hellsing Organization's most powerful agent, he is sent to a village called Cheddar to exterminate a vampire. He kills all the men in the room and severs Richard's arm before pledging his allegiance to his new master. He is a combination of Count Dracula and Vlad the Impaler. He also viewed Walter in the same regard for a time, even indirectly offering him immortality, it is worth noting that he believes that Walter "took" immortality rather than "earned" it. In the manga, Integra requests that Alucard's restriction system be released to Level Zero, the lowest level, allowing him full access to his most devastating powers. As Anderson cuts his way to Alucard, Alucard revels in the thought that Anderson might be the human opponent he has been searching for; the one who might actually kill him. These priests engage in suicide bomber tactics to provide a path to Alucard for Anderson, which he utilizes successfully. Immunity to Vampiric Weaknesses: His abilities and health are not in any way compromised by such things as sunlight or silver. Unkno. Shortly after Arthur Hellsing's death in 1989, Alucard was awakened by Integra's blood, and after wounding Richard, he allows her to kill her uncle, thus making her the head of the Hellsing Organization and a master worthy of Alucard's servitude. For tortuing people by impalement, it is alleged that he learned how to have his victims placed so that the pikes, spears, or other shafts on which he had them impaled would pass most or all of the victim's vital organs, entering their lower nether regions and exiting near the back of their neck. Alucard demonstrates, in various incarnations of the series, an astonishing and overwhelming range of supernatural attributes; these include, but are probably not limited to: Immortality: This ability is rather ambiguous, as Alucard himself has stated that immortality is a myth. Alucard is an ancient vampire and is also known as Count Dracula (the same one as the original Bram Stoker's) and Vlad The Impaler (his original/human life). 598 The last visage in his dream was Seras' face, ending the flashback and chapter with the words: "There is a voice. Translated to "God With Us". Alucard, who is under the impression that Luke is at least as powerful as himself due to Luke boasting, excitedly demands that Luke regenerate and continue the fight. While these souls allow Alucard to regenerate near fatal injuries in seconds, even if his body is shredded to ribbons, he would need to feed if he uses up his multitude of souls. Alucard fights with ferocity and often extreme cruelty, preferring to break his opponent both physically and psychologically before finishing them off. Also, in Hellsing: The Dawn, chapter 5, Alucard states, "You must find it entertaining, I can change my shape into anything. Despite this, he is not entirely against immortality. Dracula didn't use this ability against Prof. Van Helsing and his crew according to the flashbacks in the manga (and of course according to Bram Stoker's novel, which is a base of Hellsing). Alucard's eyes seem to have changed due to Schrodinger's soul being inside. While facing off against Walter's younger, vampire form in chapter 74, Alucard says that Walter's old, aged body was "a trillion times more beautiful" than his new, vampiric one. While regenerating against Anderson, he became a shadow entity at one point. It's unknown if vampires have control of how they want their familiars to manifest, or if the soul loses its personality traits (although the former seems more likely). However, what it most likely refers to is the human souls inside Alucard; it has been speculated that, when damaged by blow that would have killed or incapacitated him such as exceedingly holy weapons, the damage is instead directed to his reservoir of souls. ", and then proceeds to bow to her, and apologizes for his disrespect. Superhuman Strength His revelry is interrupted by the Valentine-brothers' ghoul army invasion of the Hellsing HQ. This clearly is an error on Hirano's part, as anyone with as much experience using guns as Alucard would know to face the case ejectors outwards; in the OVAs, this is exactly the case. As the series progresses, her shy and nervous behavior towards Alucard loosens up a bit once she becomes a full-fledged vampire, and he addresses her by name. It should be noted that Devil May Cry came out several years after the initial Hellsing manga. However, the "soul count" theory is just a fan theory, and has never been definitively proven, although there is some evidence in the series to support it. When Seras and Pip return (apparently from buying groceries), they begin to brainstorm how to return to London when Anderson kicks in the door. Seras chooses the latter. He has a vast range of supernatural techniques and is an expert gunfighter. In chapter 3 of the manga (Murder Club), he lists the two vampires' pointless killing in his catalog of how pathetic they are. Anderson quietly laughs however, and says to Alucard "Monsters don't cry. Up to level 1, Alucard usually takes his "Count-form", even with his new personality, he still takes the form he once had as Count Dracula. Another important aspect of Alucard's personality is his relationship with God. During the battle, it becomes apparent that Luke is no ordinary vampire; he can regenerate from wounds made by the Casull and is fast enough to dodge Alucard's bullets. Alucard (アーカード, Ākādo (English pronunciation "Alucard")) is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Hellsing manga and anime series created by Kouta Hirano.He is a vampire and is devoted entirely to the current head of the Hellsing family (Integra Hellsing during the timeline of the story) and good friends with Walter. Another indication that Alucard is Vlad is the fact that he frequently impales his victims; the priest and Leif with his bare hands in volume 1, the GATE officers in Brazil on flagpoles in volume 3, Rip Van Winkle with her own musket in volume 5 and hundreds of victims in London during the Millennium/Vatican siege. Integra, now as an old woman, asks him to explain what he was doing this whole time, and he tells her that he was killing his own lives except for one so that he could exist with Schrodinger's powers. Horrified, Alucard shouts to him not to do it, telling him that he had enough strength as a man to win and begs him not to make the same mistake that he (Alucard) made. It is implied that Alucard might not ever truly be defeated. He also states that his form means nothing and that he can take any form that he chooses. This is going to be a truly amazing fight to the death to watch. After exchanging a tender greeting with the Queen, Alucard reports on Millennium's plan to use their newly bred vampire army to avenge their defeat during WWII. There is one scene where Alucard fights zombies with only his 454 Casull, the zombies shoot him first just like the Norsefire Members from the 1980's graphic novel V for Vendetta. With each failed attempt at his life, Alucard restates his belief that “That which defeats a monster is always a man,” but the phrase could be interpreted on a more universal scale, i.e. Arthur Hellsing explains it the best in chapter 72: "For what they all seem to seek is to wage war, and endless desperate, blood-stained struggles. It was even speculated by Anderson, an experienced vampire hunter/expert, that this was the reason for his not being able to kill Alucard. In real life Vlad had a beard but in Hellsing he does not, he does however have a lot of stubble when he transforms. He also has the ability to levitate. His forces wash over the Last Battalion and the Vatican while Tubalcain Alhambra and Rip Van Winkle, now familiars, destroy the Vatican's air forces. His gloves, which are engraved with the Hellsing seal (a pentacle decorated with occult symbols and several mottoes, reading: "Hell's Gate Arrested / Gott Mit Uns / And Shine Heaven Now") are also thought to be part of this mechanism and the source of Hellsing's control over him (Alucard's distinctive gloves are visible in the vast majority of his transformations, even when Alucard himself is not in a humanoid form). In a moment of perfect despair, he drank up the blood of his scorched and besieged homeland and became a vampire. As he is essentially immortal and invincible, Alucard is very egotistical as well. Alucard sees her as the "same spirited young woman he met fifty years ago," and that to his eyes, "time had made her more beautiful." Shortly upon discovering him, Richard finds her and shoots her. Origin In this form he appeared as his former, 45-year-old self with a thick beard and mustache. In 1944, Alucard, along with a 14-year-old Walter C. Dornez, is sent on a mission to Warsaw, Poland, to stop Millennium's vampire production program. Hibernation: Alucard is able to survive long periods of time without consuming blood, but is able to fight at a usual level of strength after drinking even the smallest bit of blood. After demonstrating that the Casull's bullets have no effect on him, he stakes Alucard with multiple bayonets and decapitates him. Anderson is often referred to as the "Monster of God" while Alucard is the "Monster who rejects God". Alucard is a vampire and main protagonist of the Hellsing anime and manga series. Later, Seras and Walter are seen discussing Seras' need to sleep in a coffin rather than a bed. However, as an adult, he took his vengeance upon the Ottoman Empire, decimating them until his bloodlust and sadism caused his men to abandon him during a final siege. Also when Alucard returns to Integra Hellsing and Seras Victoria in London, Seras asks Alucard after he transformed into Vlad- "You originally had a beard, didn't you?" In the final chapter, Alucard re-appears in Integra's bedroom after a 30 year absence. After phasing through a wall to make an impression on Pip Bernadotte and his mercenary band the Wild Geese, Walter reveals to Integra that the head of the Iscariot Organization, Enrico Maxwell, wishes to set up a meeting with her in a London art museum. (This theory can be true for other vampires as well, if Alucard was the first vampire walking on the Earth.). Alucard then uses the plane to fly over the Eagle, well out of weapons range, and then to nosedive straight towards the ship before it can get it's engines started. Integra shouts an order at Alucard not to disappear, but as his numerous eyes continue to close, he tells Integra that there is nothing he can do, and bids her farewell as he closes his final two eyes. As the two of them fall back, their bodies catch themselves and start to regrow their lost pieces. After listing and shooting down several possibilities, Walter comes up with the idea to use a modified SR-71 to get Alucard to the Eagle. He then punches Rip, stakes her to a wall with her own gun, and devours her. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After killing the last SWAT members by impaling them on flagpoles, he is engaged by Alhambra in person. Historical records state that the Ottoman emperor saw his forces return shortly after, many of them sobbing and ranting that whoever had slaughtered all those people had to be the Devil. Shortly after Arthur Hellsing's death in 1989, Alucard was awakened by Integra's blood, and after wounding Richard, he allows her to kill her uncle, thus making her the head of the Hellsing Organization and a master worthy of Alucard's servitude. He is then attacked by Anderson in the middle of this reunion. Queen of England. Age Gender Male Alucard (Hellsing) vs. Vincent Valentine is the 8th episode of DEATH BATTLE! However, after "Monster of God" Anderson destroyed the rest of Level 0, Alucard was still able to regenerate on par with him. The two women find themselves staring at Alucard, who is sitting up against the wall regenerating. In the manga however, Alucard states that he wishes to find an opponent, a human opponent, with sufficient willpower to destroy him despite his strength. He fought Spawn from Image Comics in the 15th episode of DBX and has returned to battle Dio Brando from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Integra, Walter, and Alucard journey to London to devise a way to recapture the ship. His headless body then blows off Anderson's head in return. Alucard's "immortality" is actually the result of consuming the souls of his victims through their blood, gaining their memories while turning the souls into extensions of himself called Familiars. Alucard works with the Hellsing Organization against other vampires and evil forces. Anderson, however, simply stakes a set of release papers to a wall, explaining that the Vatican will be providing their transport home. Count It is not known what Hellsing changed with regard to Alucard's/Dracula's original powers. Zamiel Alucard Originally Vlad the Impaler aka Count Dragula. Summoning: The ability to summon familiars, the souls of those whose blood he has sucked in a variety of forms that either sprout from his body or swarm around him as an army numbering in the millions. Integra Hellsing still remembered the day she met him, it was the same day she met Alucard. Invulnerability Vlad himself was to be executed. Bird of Hermes “Only a human can rid the world of monsters,” a similar statement being said by Ferguson in the anime. Anderson simply attacks Integra, slicing up her bodyguards but finding that Integra is not such an easy target. French Dub: Eric Peter (TV), Antoine Tome (OVA), Italian Dub: Roberto Pedicini (TV), Lorenzo Scarrotin (OVA). Alucard is extremely devoted to Integra Hellsing, his current master and the Hellsing Organization's leader. (For other combatants named Alucard, see Alucard (disambiguation).). [2] Present TimeEdit Shortly after Arthur Hellsing's death in 1989, Alucard was awakened and resuscitated by Integra's blood. There are few obvious references to the character of Count Dracula. This is one of the few moments where Alucard and another character openly express affection for one another, as the Queen touches his face as she talks to him, and Alucard looks at her with a gentle and genuinely kind expression. Alucard was once known as Count Dracula, also known as Vlad III Dracula, the son of Vlad II Dracul. As Alhambra's remains burn, Pip arrives with a helicopter and escapes with Alucard and Seras. He also launched six SWAT officers into the air and guided them to flag poles where they were impaled. Superhuman Speed It has been posited that these articles of clothing are direct physical manifestations of whatever system Hellsing uses to control Alucard, with his leather straight jacket representing his true nature. When questioned about them having a father/daughter relationship, the author answered "There's no one way to distinguish how they (Alucard and Seras) feel about it (their relationship). When he lost his war and was taken prisoner by the Turks, he realized that he had failed. The feared Alucard was in reality; count Dracula, the feared vampire prince of Wallachia, who after all hadn't been killed by Abraham van Hellsing, but forced into serving the Hellsing … "The Bird of Hermes is my name/Eating my wings to make me tame" is also part of the Ripley Scroll, a medieval work about emblematic symbolism. WARNING: The following tab will reveal the numbers of wins and losses for the following character. Instead, a given release state appears to simply be an order like any other she might give: "Releasing Control Art Restriction Systems three...two...one, approval of Situation A recognized. After his transformation, he dons an all black version of his usu… He later communicates telepathically with Seras during the attack on the Hellsing manor by Millennium forces led by Zorin Blitz, prompting her to learn how to see through Zorin's illusions. In accordance with this belief, he never asked God for favors, but instead did many great and terrible things. Integra then arrives and charges Alucard to find and destroy Millennium in South America, and to take Seras and Pip with him. High Resistance to Most Vampire Weaknesses The feared Alucard was in reality; count Dracula, the feared vampire prince of Wallachia, who after all hadn't been killed by Abraham van Hellsing, but forced into serving the Hellsing … Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Only Alucard's clothes seem to change here, as his hair is as it was before Abraham Van Helsing defeated him, Alucard wears a dark grey suit with a long coat he only wears over his shoulders, along with the goggle sided sunglasses he usually wears. According to Pip, a vampire can easily dodge a bullet with their ability to predict human movements. Enter Mina Cara Harker, or just Cara. As the vines dissolve, Alucard transforms into his jumpsuit form and charges Anderson. Most of these revelations are not present in Gonzo's TV series. Advanced Regeneration King of Vampires She is quickly consumed by the burning vines as well, but holds out, screaming for Alucard to awaken. "Girlycard" absorbing the blood of the dead. Alucard teaches Seras how to hunt like a proper vampire. Arthur Hellsing named her the new head of the Hellsing Organization, a decision that drove his jealous brother to try and kill her. Later that evening, Alucard is seen reminiscing with Walter about Millennium's first destruction, and after an apparent memory lapse from Walter, remarks on how awful growing old must be. Alucard inadvertently absorbs his soul as he drinks, and when he does, The Major claims that Alucard has lost. For instance, in the Gonzo anime, when a young Integra stands up to Alucard after he tries to intimidate her in Episode 10, he proclaims "You ARE your father's daughter! And that's why you became one, isn't it? Since then, many fans have perpetuated the name, so much so that ADV (the Official European Distributor for the TV Series) called it "Joshua" on their Official Website, the Special Features, and the booklets on their DVD release. Later, while exterminating ghouls in Badrick, Northern Ireland with Seras, he encounters Alexander Anderson of the Iscariot Organization. Alucard has been called the king of vampires for centuries. wn to Alucard, Schrödinger commits suicide as Alucard drinks the city's dead, combining his remains into the river of human blood flowing to Alucard. When he became the Voivode of Wallachia, he launched an all-out war on the Turks which devastated both sides. In the Major's case, it was his genetically-altered ward Schrodinger whose "sense of self"-based omnipresent ability placed Alucard at the edge of non-existence for years and forced him to destroy every additional soul in his being to return. Alucard has stated on more than one occasion that he can appear as whatever he wishes, and that the forms he takes on any particular occasion reflect no meaning or purpose. Age 568 (Debut) This is intentional, as Hellsing examines how lonely and empty being immortal can be, to the point where the prospect of dying in combat is the only thing that excites Alucard. As the shadow matter spreads thr. Alucard is later seen moving a broken down air-craft carrier from the Gulf of Italy to the Dover of London all in a little less than 40 minutes. Shadow Manipulation: Manipulation of shadows into physical form, which he can then use however he wishes. From that point on, Alucard started working for Hellsing Organization fighting against vampires & their ghouls. When lightning flashes, the other half of his face is revealed to be that of the Impaler. Vlad was also known for slaughtering his own people simply to avoid war. It is revealed in Alucard's flashback in Chapter 70 of Hellsing, that he was enslaved by Ottoman conquerors when he was a child (making an exchange of noble children was often used to maintain peace between Turk and Christian Kingdoms) and molested/raped by a Turk ruler. Alucard then grabs Walter, who appears to have given up at this point, contemptuously mocks him and Anderson for their respective failures, and prepares to kill Walter. However, after receiving much criticism from readers saying he had too many resemblances to other characters outside Hellsing (Vash The Stampede in particular), Kouta Hirano redesigned Alucard with his current design. In some scenes of the manga, the pentagram on Alucard's gloves changes to a hexagram or sometimes disappears entirely. However, he typically appears as a tall, long limbed, broad shouldered adult man of indeterminate but reasonably young age. During Alucard's fight with Anderson, Seras comes to his rescue in a desperate attempt to save him. This is seen when Alucard has his flashback/nightmare. While there, Alucard meets Seras Victoria, the last survivor of the police unit sent in to stop what they believed to be an ordinary human murderer. He approaches a sleeping Integra and leans down, apparently with the intention of biting her. It's also likely that Alucard is meant to have a Romanian accent in the manga. However, he quickly returned to his normal form when confronted by Anderson. His usual outfit is comprised mainly in a classic Victorian fashion, including a charcoal suit, leather riding boots, and a flamboyant, intricately knotted red cravat, covered by a full-length, red frock overcoat (similar to the duster coats often associated with cowboys) with cape (At the beginning of the manga it was a full-length trench coat). But this powerful form is double-edged as Alucard is left vulnerable to attack, drawing back a familiar back into himself to survive a fatal attack. An example is shown in volume 2 when Alucard fights Luke Valentine. Alucard works with the Hellsing Organization against other vampires and evil forces.