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  Address    Size    Description
 
  Address    Size    Description
 
  --------  ----    -----------
 
  --------  ----    -----------
  $19             Menu Mode (meaning depends on menu, i.e. title screen, password entry, game over, etc)
+
$0017              Repeat Counter
  $28             Controller 1 Pressed
+
$0018              System State
   $2A             Controller 1
+
                            ''00 = Title; 02 = New Game; 03 = In-game Transition; 04 = In-Game;''
   $32             Timer
+
                            ''05 = Game Over Transition; 06 = Game Over; 07 = Stage Select Debug;''
  $35             Lives   
+
                            ''08 = Map Screen; 09 = Prayer Scene; 0a = Name Entry; 0b = Password Entry;''
   $36             Score 0000xx    
+
                            ''0c = Epilogue; 0d = Credit Roll; 0e = Respawn; 0f = Sound Test Debug''
   $37             Score 00xx00    
+
$0019              System Substate
   $38             Score xx0000    
+
$001A              Step Counter
   $3A             Partner 00 = None; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard
+
$001C              Blackout Delay
   $3C             Energy  
+
$001D              X Register Backup
   $68             Menu selection (Start/Password or Continue/Password)
+
$001F              Randomizer
   $84             Hearts
+
$0020              OAM Batch
   $F8             Controller 1 Pressed (same as 28?)
+
$0021              Current PROM Bank
   $FA             Controller 1        (same as 2A?)
+
$0022              Previous PROM Bank
   $7E             Time 00xx 
+
$0023              PROM Bank Backup ''(used by some functions)''
  $7F             Time xx00 
+
$0024             Bank Changed ''(for debugging probably)''
   
+
$0025             Nametable Mapping
  $0200      $100    OAM (sprites)
+
$0026      #02    Controller Buttons Pressed
   
+
                            ''01 = right; 02 = left; 04 = down; 08 = up;
  $0790       $10    Password data (populated during password entry)
+
                            ''10 = start; 20 = select; 40 = B; 80 = A''
  $07A0       $10    Password data (for display on game over)
+
$0028      #02   Controller Buttons Held
  $07F8       $8   Player name
+
$002A             Game State ''(set $006B to 00 before changing)''
 +
                            ''00 = initialize room; 01 = initialize nametables; 02 = load horizontal room;
 +
                            ''03 = horizontal gameplay; 04 = load vertical room; 05 = vertical gameplay;
 +
                            ''06 = stair transition start; 07 = stair transition fade; 08 = door transition;
 +
                            ''09 = initialize fog; 0a = fog parallax; 0b = horizontal partner swap;
 +
                            ''0c = vertical partner swap; 0d/0e = <CUT CONTENT>; 0f = detect automatic stairs;
 +
                            ''10 = automatic stair transition; 11 = tally score; 12 = <UNUSED>;
 +
                            ''13 = flee Aquarius; 14 = initialize flooding; 15 = load flood room;
 +
                            ''16 = flood room gameplay; 17 = map transition; 18 = autowalk to door;
 +
                            ''19 = powering up; 1a = freeze water; 1b = thaw ice; 1c = Bone King escape;
 +
                            ''1d = Aquarius ruptured; 1e = initialize map transition; 1f = map transition exit
 +
$002B              User Paused ''(toggled by Start button)
 +
$002C              Boss Defeated
 +
$002E              Checkpoint
 +
$002F              Grant Defeated
 +
$0030      #02   System Effect Timer
 +
$0032              Stage
 +
$0033              Block
 +
$0034             Room
 +
$0035             Lives   
 +
$0036      #03   Score 
 +
$003A              Partner 
 +
                            ''00 = Trevor; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard; ff = None
 +
$003B              Partner Active
 +
$003C              Player's Health
 +
                            ''40 = full
 +
$003D              Boss Health
 +
$003E             Score Target ''(for extra life)
 +
$003F              Default Drawing State ''(write to $006D)
 +
$0040              Scanline IRQ
 +
$0041              Scanline Target
 +
$0043              Scanline Next Target
 +
$0044      #02    Draw State Address
 +
$0046      #08    CHR Banks
 +
$004E              Hard Mode CHR Bank ''(overwrites $0049)
 +
$0050      #02    Tile Assembly Starting Address
 +
$0052      #02   Tile Assembly Left Address
 +
$0054      #02    Tile Assembly Right Address
 +
$0056      #02   View Position ''(little endian)
 +
$0058              View Subpixel Position
 +
$0059              Left Spawn Area
 +
$005A              Right Spawn Area
 +
$005B             Tile Assembly Count Left
 +
$005C              Tile Assembly Count Right
 +
$005D      #02    Tile Assembly Pointer
 +
$005F      #02   Pallet Map Pointer
 +
$0061      #02   Nametable Write Address
 +
$0063              Tile Assembly ID
 +
$0064              Transition Timer
 +
$0065              Scroll Direction
 +
                            ''00 = left; 01 = right; 02 = unchanged
 +
$0066             View Refreshed Position
 +
$0067              Update View
 +
$0068              Room Orientation
 +
                            ''00 = horizontal; 80 or 81 = vertical; 82 = scroll up;
 +
                            ''83 = scroll down; 84 = collapse up; 85 = collapse down
 +
$0069      #02    Stair Map Address
 +
$006B              Game Substate
 +
                    and menu selections
 +
$006C              Current Instance ''(saves X register)
 +
$006D              Drawing State
 +
$006E              View Speed
 +
$006F      #02   PPU Scroll
 +
$0071              Room Size
 +
$0072              CHR Write Mode
 +
                            ''00 or 03 = all CHR banks; 01 = status bar banks;  02 = clear NPC banks
 +
$0073              Previous Room Orientation
 +
$0074              Music Loaded
 +
$0075              Transition Nametable ''(nametable to use after door closes)''
 +
$0076              Horizontal Spawner Block
 +
$0077              First Spawner Block
 +
$0078              Boss Scroll Lock
 +
$0079              Vertical Spawner Block
 +
$007A              Vertical Spawner Previous (?)
 +
$007B              Spawner Count
 +
$007D              Room Type
 +
                            ''10 = Stormclouds; 20 = Autowalk; 30 = River; 40 = Clockwork;
 +
                            ''50 and 60 = Watery Grave; 70 = Flood Zone; 80 = Collapsing Bridge
 +
                            ''Note: lower 4 bits alter behavior
 +
$007E      #02   Time
 +
$0080              Wounded Timer ''(invincibility frames)
 +
$0081             Damage Received/Effect on Player
 +
  $0082              PC Height
 +
                            ''00 = Trevor standing; 01 = Syfa standing; 02 = Grant standing; 03 = Alucard standing;
 +
                            ''04 = Trevor duck; 05 = Syfa duck; 06 = Grant duck; 07 = Alucard duck; 08 = Bat
 +
$0084              Hearts
 +
$0085              Trevor Subweapon
 +
                            ''00 = none; 01 = axe; 02 = boomerang; 03 = knife/book; 04 = holy water; 05 = fireball;
 +
                            ''06 = freeze; 07 = orb; 08 = axe; 09 = boomerang; 0a = knife/book ;0b = clock
 +
$0086              Partner Subweapon
 +
$0087              Trevor Subweapon Multiplier 
 +
                            ''00 = none; 01 = [II]; 02 = [III]
 +
$0088              Partner Subweapon Multiplier
 +
$0089              Scanline Start
 +
$008B              Conveyance
 +
                            ''01 = Elevator/Frozen enemy; 02 = Scroll-locked right; 05 = Teeter-totter;
 +
                            ''06 = Cogwheel; 07 = Mud; 08 = Waterfall; 09 = Waterfall w/current;
 +
                            ''0a = Conveyor left; 0b = Conveyor right; 0d = Petrified; 0e = Auto-walk
 +
$008C              Whip Spark Timer
 +
$008D              Room Initialized
 +
$008E              Trevor Weapon Level 
 +
                            ''00 = short; 01 = medium; 02 = long
 +
$008F              Partner Weapon Level
 +
                            ''00 = one orb; 01 = two orbs; 03 = three orbs
 +
$0090              Knockback Direction
 +
                            ''00 = left; 01 = right
 +
$0091              Conveyor ''(see $008B)
 +
$0093              Cog Proximity
 +
                            ''00 = none; 01 = right OR below; 02 = right AND below
 +
$0094              Cog ID
 +
$0095              Cogwheel Size
 +
                            ''00 = small; 01 = large
 +
$009C              Subweapon Kill Count ''(affects multiplier drops)
 +
$009D              Variable Jump ''(for Grant)
 +
$009E              Subweapon Iterator
 +
$009F              Previous Game State
 +
$00A0              Recent Player Direction ''(copy of $009E)
 +
$00A1              Previous Player Direction ''(copy of $0062)
 +
$00A3              Game Step Counter ''(only increments while game not paused)
 +
$00A4              Map Transition Checkpoint
 +
$00A5              Check Right Tile
 +
$00AB              Stopwatch Active
 +
$00AC              Stopwatch Timer
 +
$00AD              Invincibility Potion Timer
 +
$00AE              Alucard Bat Timer ''(drains 1 heart when decreased to 0)
 +
$00AF              Landing Delay ''(prevents walking between elevators)
 +
$00B0              Load Doppelganger Sprites ''(forces CHR updates)
 +
$00B1              Current Instance ''(backup for X register)
 +
$00B2              Rosary Flash Timer
 +
$00B6              Tile Assembly Count Vertical ''(only for vertical rooms)''
 +
$00B7              Power Up ''(used for weapon upgrade)''
 +
$00B8              Current Platform ''(ID of elevator or frozen enemy)
 +
$00B9              Crash Timer ''(stuns Player after falling too far)
 +
$00BA              Boss Fight
 +
$00BF              Faint Pause ''(pauses game when killed or time runs out)
 +
$00C7              Thaw Timer ''(for frozen water)''
 +
$00C8              Horizontal Scroll Lock ''(used by crumbling bridge)
 +
$00CA              Flood Height
 +
$00CE              Weapon Kill Count ''(affects item drops)
 +
$00CF              Previous Conveyance ''(backup of $0088)
 +
$00D0              Vertical Ceiling ''(lowest y-coordinate in vertical room)
 +
$00D2              Cogwheel ID Copy
 +
$00D4              Cogwheel ID
 +
$00E0      #02    Audio Current Note Address
 +
$00E2      #02    Audio Redirect Address
 +
   $00E2             Audio Data Temporary Variable
 +
  $00E4      #02    Audio Data 16-bit Variable
 +
$00E6      #02    Audio Track Base Address
 +
$00E8      #02   Audio Track Address
 +
$00EA             Audio Channels to Load
 +
$00EB              Audio Routine PROM Bank
 +
$00EC      #02    Audio Current Period ''(i.e., pitch)
 +
$00EE              Audio Current Channel
 +
$00EF              Audio Track ID
 +
$00F0      #04    Candle Status ''(32-bit mask)
 +
$00F4      #04    Breakable Wall Status
 +
                            ''00 = unused/unbroken; ff = broken
 +
$00F8      #02    Previous Controller Buttons Pressed
 +
$00FA      #02    Previous Controller Buttons Held
 +
$00FC      #02    PPU Scroll
 +
$00FE              PPU Mask ''(for hue shifts and greyscale)
 +
$00FF              PPU Control
 +
        '''''Audio channels:''' (grouped by 3, 5, or 7)''
 +
            ''00 = BGM Square 1; 021 = BGM Square 2; 02 = BGM Triangle;''
 +
            ''03 = SFX Square 1; 04 = SFX Square 2;''
 +
            ''05 = Drums (DCM & Noise); 06 = Noise''
 +
$0100      #07    Audio Channel Note Duration
 +
$0107      #07    Audio Channel Song ID
 +
$010E      #07    Audio Channel Next Note Duration
 +
$0115      #07    Audio Channel Behavior
 +
                              ''bit 0 = SFX (ignore ritenuto); bits 1-2 = init/decay/sustain/release;''
 +
                              ''bit 3 = Al segno loop; bit 5 = coda loop; bit 6 = ignore envelope;''
 +
$011C      #07    Audio Channel Loop Count
 +
$0123      #07    Audio Channel Note Address Low Byte
 +
$012A      #07    Audio Channel Note Address High Byte
 +
$0131      #07    Audio Channel Al Segno Address Low Byte
 +
$0138      #07    Audio Channel Al Segno Address High Byte
 +
$013F      #07    Audio Channel Coda Address Low Byte
 +
$0146      #07    Audio Channel Coda Address High Byte
 +
$014D      #07    Audio Channel Previous Period High Byte
 +
  $0152              Audio Global Dampening ''(lowers volume for all channels)''
 +
$0154      #07    Audio Channel Volume
 +
  $0159              Audio Global Fade Timer ''(decreases $017C after 2b steps)''
 +
$015B      #07    Audio Channel Next Control Value / Channel Dampening Placeholder
 +
   $0160             Audio Global Fade Delay
 +
$0162      #07    Audio Channel Default Duty Cycle
 +
   $0167             Audio Global Mute for Pause
 +
$0169      #05    Audio Channel Dampening ''(lowers volume for specific channel)''
 +
$016E      #05    Audio Channel Attributes
 +
                              ''bit 4 = use waveform; bit 5 = alternate duty; bit 7 = disabled'' '''needs more info'''
 +
$0173      #05    Audio Channel Pitch Bend Amount
 +
$0178      #05    Audio Channel Period Low Byte Backup ''(useless?)
 +
$017D      #03    Audio Channel Octave (''raises octave by 5-n)''
 +
$0180      #03    Audio Channel Note Offset
 +
                              ''(adds signed value to note ID to look up period)''
 +
$0183      #03    Audio Channel Period Low
 +
$0186      #03    Audio Channel Period High
 +
$0189      #03   Audio Channel Volume Envelope
 +
                              ''(if bit 7 set, fade out instead based on bits 0-3)''
 +
$018C             Audio SFX Register Offset
 +
$018D              Audio Global Ritenuto Delay ''(counts up to $018E)''
 +
$018E              Audio Global Ritenuto Cutoff ''(frames until $018F set)''
 +
$018F              Audio Global Ritenuto ''(prolongs BGM note duration when set)''
 +
$0190      #02   Audio SFX Square Sweep
 +
$0192             Audio Current DPCM
 +
$0193              Audio Triangle Staccato Timer
 +
$0194             Audio Triangle Linear Counter ''(only used with $193)''
 +
$0195      #07    Audio Channel PROM Bank
 +
  $019C              Audio SFX Square 1 Sweep ''(write to $4001)''
 +
  $0200      #100    OAM Data
 +
$0300      #a0    Tile Data
 +
$03C0      #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Duration
 +
$03C3      #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Position
 +
$03C6      #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Count
 +
$03C9      #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Point
 +
$03CC      #03    Audio Channel Fadeout Point ''(fades out when equal to $100,X)''
 +
$03CF      #03   Audio Channel Volume Envelope
 +
                              ''(bits 0-3 = value; $03CC = duration*value >> 4)''
 +
$03D2      #03    Audio Channel Next Fade Duration
 +
$03D5      #03    Audio Channel Fade Duration
 +
$03D8      #03    Audio Channel Alternate Duty Cycle
 +
$03DB      #03    Audio Channel Next Pitchbend Duration
 +
$03DE      #03    Audio Channel Pitchbend Duration
 +
$03E1      #03    Audio Channel Sweep Rate
 +
$0400      #1c    Sprite Frame Index
 +
  $041C      #1c    Y-Coordinate
 +
$0438      #1c    X-Coordinate
 +
  $0454       #1c    Pallet Offset
 +
$0470      #1c    Attributes
 +
                            ''01 = destroyed; 02 = frozen; 04 = unknown; 08 = flicker;
 +
                            ''10 = illusory; 20 = inanimate; 40 = moving; 80 = invisible
 +
$048C      #1c    Animation Batch ''(even numbers)
 +
                            ''00-06 = Player; 08-12 = NPCs; 14 = Epilogue; 16-1C = Doppelganger
 +
$04A8      #1C    Sprite Mirrored
 +
$04C4      #17    X-Coordinate Subpixel
 +
$04DB      #17    Y-Coordinate Subpixel
 +
$04F2      #17    Horizontal Speed
 +
$0509      #17    Horizontal Speed Subpixel
 +
$0520      #17    Vertical Speed
 +
$0537      #17    Vertical Speed Subpixel
 +
$054E      #17    Object Index
 +
$0565              Player State
 +
$0566      #11    Stun Timer
 +
$0578              Weapon State
 +
$0579      #03    Subweapon State
 +
$057C      #17    Animation Timer
 +
$0593      #17    Sprite Frame ''(used to calculate $0400,X)
 +
$05AA      #17    Sprite Index
 +
$05C1              Moving Down
 +
$05C2      #12    NPC State
 +
$05D4              Player Stunned State
 +
$05D5      #03    Subweapon Throw Delay
 +
$05D8              Player Jump State
 +
                              ''00-1D = Trevor/Syfa/Alucard; 1E-39 = Grant
 +
$05D9      #0c    Boss Use
 +
$05E5      #06    Candle Drop
 +
                              ''83 = Axe; 84 = Cross; 85 = Dagger; 86 = Holy Water; 87 = Stopwatch;
 +
                              ''88 = Syfa Fire; 89 = Syfa Ice; 8a = Syfa Water; 8b = Grant Dagger;
 +
                              ''8c Grant Axe; 8d-8f = Upgrades (8f removed); 90 = Wall Meat;
 +
                            '' 91 = Invincibility Potion; 92 = Rosary; 93-9b = Coins; 9c = 1UP;
 +
                            '' 9d = Big Heart; 9e = Small Heart; 9f-a0 = Multipliers
 +
$05EB              Stair Stun Timer
 +
$05EF              Stair Direction
 +
                    Grant Jump State Fraction ''(functions like speed variables)
 +
$05F0      #12    AI Class ''(determines behavior)
 +
$0602              Stair Stun ''(decreases $05EB)
 +
$0606              Grant Gravity Subpixel ''(increases $05EF for Grant)
 +
$0607      #12    State Timer ''(time between state changes for most NPCs)
 +
                    Sinusoid Center Axis
 +
$0619              Ally Swap Y-Coordinate
 +
$061A      #03    Subweapon Damage and Multikill Count
 +
$061D              Stair Timer ''(time to climb one step)
 +
                    Grant Gravity ''(increases $05D8 for Grant)
 +
$061E      #12    Miscellaneous Ticker ''(usually timer or counter for NPCs)
 +
$0630              Weapon Damage
 +
$0631      #03    Subweapon Deflection ''(copy of $0658,X on Cross hit)
 +
$0634      #17    Miscellaneous Use ''(used by a couple NPCs)
 +
$0646      #12    Spawner Index
 +
$0658      #0d    NPC Damage
 +
$0664      #06    Candle Active
 +
$066A      #12    Applied Effect ''(copy of $061A,X on subweapon hit)
 +
$067B      #12    NPC Hitpoints
 +
$068E      #12    Weapons Impact
 +
                              ''01 = weapon; 02 = subweapon 1; 04 = subweapon 2; 08 = subweapon 3
 +
$06A0      #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Start
 +
$06A3      #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope ID
 +
$06A6      #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Position
 +
$06A9      #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Count
 +
$06AC      #03    Audio Channel Sustain State ''(80 = disabled)''
 +
$06AF      #03    Audio Channel Sustain Position ''(from 0 to 3)''
 +
$06B2      #03    Audio Channel Sustain Dampen
 +
$06B5      #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period Low Bytes
 +
$06B9      #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period Low Bytes
 +
$06BD      #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period High Bytes
 +
$06C1      #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period High Bytes
 +
$06C8              Boss Scream Time ''(stops DPCM at f0)''
 +
$06C9              Music Paused
 +
$06E0      #90    Collision Map
 +
                              ''00 = empty; 01 = mud; 02 = convey right; 03 = convey left;
 +
                              ''04 = fragile; 05 = ceiling spike; 06 = solid; 07 = floor spike;
 +
                              ''08 = ice; 0c-0f = cracking''
 +
$0770      #08    CHR5 Solid Definitions
 +
                              ''Byte 0 = empty; Byte 1 = mud; Byte 2 = convey right; Byte 3 = convey left;''
 +
                              ''Byte 4 = fragile; Byte 5 = ceiling spike; Byte 6 = solid; Byte 7 = floor spike''
 +
$0778      #08    CHR6 Solid Definitions
 +
$0780              Background Animation Frame
 +
  $0780            Entry Selector Column
 +
  $0780            Map Clipping
 +
                              ''00 = To Grant; 01 = To Syfa; 02 = From Alucard
 +
$0781              Background Animation Timer
 +
  $0781            Entry Selector Row
 +
  $0781            Map Fade-out Value
 +
$0782      #40    Fog Parallax Positions
 +
                              ''32 rows of parallax with 2 bytes per row:''
 +
                              ''Byte 0 = subpixel offset; Byte 1 = pixel offset''
 +
  $0782            Previous Selector Column
 +
  $0782            Map Timer
 +
  $0782            Epilogue Ally
 +
  $0782            Sypha's Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0783              Previous Selector Row
 +
  $0783            Map Horizontal Speed Subpixel
 +
  $0783            Epilogue State
 +
  $0783            Sypha's Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0784              Name Cursor Position
 +
  $0784            Map Horizontal Speed
 +
  $0784            Castle Shake Direction
 +
  $0784            Leftmost Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0785              Map Vertical Speed Subpixel
 +
  $0785            Epilogue Text Page
 +
  $0785            Leftmost Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0786              Password Icon
 +
  $0786            Map Vertical Speed
 +
  $0786            Rightmost Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0787              Previous Password Icon
 +
  $0787            Map Scroll Timer
 +
  $0787            Rightmost Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0788      #02    Password Decryption Dump
 +
  $0788            Map X-coordinate Subpixel
 +
  $0788            Epilogue Scroll Timer
 +
  $0788            Water Freeze Counter
 +
$0789              Map Y-coordinate Subpixel
 +
  $0789            Frozen Water Room Type
 +
$078A              Epilogue Timer
 +
$078A              Map Path PPU Scroll
 +
$078B              Map Path PPU Control
 +
   $078B            Password Errors ''(used for debugging)
 +
  $078C       #02    Map Path PPU Address
 +
$078C              Update Selector
 +
$0790      #10    Entered Password
 +
                              ''00 = empty; 01 = whip; 02 = cross; 03 = heart
 +
$0790              Map Screen Platform
 +
                              ''00 = full; 01 = short west; 02 = bottom east;
 +
                              ''03 = top west; 04 = middle west; 05 = bottom west
 +
$07A0      #0a    Generated Password
 +
$07B1      #02    Stacked Breakable Wall
 +
$07B3      #02    Lower Block Broken
 +
$07B5      #02    Upper Block Broken
 +
$07B7      #02    Wall ID ''(points to $00F4,X)
 +
$07C2      #06    Spawner Type
 +
$07C8      #06    Spawner State
 +
$07CE      #06    Spawner Timer
 +
$07D4      #06    Spawner Y-Coordinate
 +
$07DA      #06    Spawner x-Coordinate
 +
$07E0      #06    Spawner Offscreen
 +
$07E6      #06    Spawner NPC Object
 +
$07EC      #06    Bone Dragon King Frames ''(two ribs per byte)
 +
$07EC              Cyclops Lightning State
 +
                    Bone Dragon Cycle
 +
                    Giant Bat Leader
 +
                    Dracula Phase
 +
                              ''00 = Dracula; 01 = demon; 02 = Pazuzu
 +
$07ED              Victory State
 +
                    Bone Dragon Mirrored
 +
                    Collapsing Bridge Length
 +
                    Giant Bat State
 +
$07EE              Bone Dragon Fireball Timer
 +
                    Death Scythe Count
 +
$07EF              Bone Dragon Attacking
 +
$07F3              Boss Phase
 +
                              ''00 = boss fight; 01 = boss defeat; 02 = crystal drop;
 +
                              ''03 = battle over; 80 = boss waiting
 +
                    Victory Delay (timer after battle over)
 +
$07F6              Hard Mode
 +
  $07F8       #08   Player Name
 +
 
  
 
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  Address    Size    Description
 
  Address    Size    Description
 
  --------  ----    -----------
 
  --------  ----    -----------
  $2a             Controller
+
$0018              System State
   $34             Level
+
                            ''00 = Title; 02 = New Game; 03 = In-game Transition; 04 = In-Game;''
   $35             Stage
+
                            ''05 = Game Over Transition; 06 = Game Over; 07 = Stage Select Debug;''
  $37             Lives
+
                            ''08 = Map Screen; 09 = Prayer Scene; 0a = Name Entry; 0b = Password Entry;''
   $44             Score  0000xx    
+
                            ''0c = Epilogue; 0d = Credit Roll; 0e = Respawn; 0f = Sound Test Debug''
  $45             Score  00xx00
+
$0019              System Substate
   $46              Score   xx0000
+
$001B              System Step Counter
  $48             Partner  00 = Trevor; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard; ff = None
+
$001D              Blackout Delay
  $49             Partner Active   00 = no; 01 = yes
+
$0020              Randomizer
   $4a             Health  40 = full
+
$0021              PPU Bank ''(write to $B003)
   $7b             Time  xx00
+
$0022              OAM Batch
  $7c             Time  00xx
+
$0023              Current PROM Bank
  $81             Hearts
+
$0024              Previous PROM Bank
  $82             Trevor Weapon
+
$0025              PROM Bank Backup ''(used by some functions)''
 +
$0026             Bank Changed ''(for debugging probably)''
 +
$0028      #02    Controller Buttons Pressed
 +
                            ''01 = right; 02 = left; 04 = down; 08 = up;''
 +
                            ''10 = start; 20 = select; 40 = B; 80 = A''
 +
$002A      #02   Controller Buttons Held
 +
$002C             Game State ''(set $0068 to 00 before changing)''
 +
                            ''00 = initialize room; 01 = initialize nametables; 02 = load horizontal room;
 +
                            ''03 = horizontal gameplay; 04 = load vertical room; 05 = vertical gameplay;
 +
                            ''06 = stair transition start; 07 = stair transition fade; 08 = door transition;
 +
                            ''09 = initialize fog; 0a = fog parallax; 0b = horizontal partner swap;
 +
                            ''0c = vertical partner swap; 0d/0e = <CUT CONTENT>; 0f = detect automatic stairs;
 +
                            ''10 = automatic stair transition; 11 = tally score; 12 = <UNUSED>;
 +
                            ''13 = flee Aquarius; 14 = initialize flooding; 15 = load flood room;
 +
                            ''16 = flood room gameplay; 17 = map transition; 18 = autowalk to door;
 +
                            ''19 = powering up; 1a = freeze water; 1b = thaw ice; 1c = Bone King escape;
 +
                            ''1d = Aquarius ruptured; 1e = initialize map transition; 1f = map transition exit
 +
$002D              User Paused ''(toggled by Start button)
 +
$002E              Boss Defeated
 +
$0030              Checkpoint ''(used for Password Entry)
 +
$0031              Grant Defeated
 +
$0032      #02   System Effect Timer
 +
$0034             Stage
 +
$0035              Block
 +
$0036              Room
 +
$0037             Lives
 +
$0038      #08   CHR Banks
 +
$0040             IRQ Control
 +
$0041      #02   IRQ Latch
 +
$0043             Default Drawing State ''(write to $006A)
 +
$0044      #03   Score
 +
$0048             Partner   
 +
                            ''00 = Trevor; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard; ff = None''
 +
$0049             Partner Active
 +
$004A              Player's Health
 +
                            ''40 = full''
 +
$004B              Boss Health
 +
$004C              Score Target ''(for extra life)
 +
$004D      #02    Tile Assembly Room Address
 +
$004F      #02    Tile Assembly Left Address
 +
$0051      #02    Tile Assembly Right Address
 +
$0053      #02    View Position
 +
$0055              View Subpixel Position
 +
$0056              Left Spawn Area
 +
$0057              Right Spawn Area
 +
$0058              Tile Assembly Count Left
 +
$0059              Tile Assembly Count Right
 +
$005A      #02    Tile Assembly Pointer
 +
$005C      #02    Pallet Map Pointer
 +
$005E      #02    Nametable Write Address
 +
$0060              Tile Assembly ID
 +
$0061              Transition Timer
 +
$0062              Scroll Direction
 +
                            ''00 = left; 01 = right; 02 = unchanged''
 +
$0063              View Refreshed Position
 +
$0064              Update View
 +
$0065              Room Orientation
 +
                            ''00 = horizontal; 80 or 81 = vertical; 82 = scroll up;''
 +
                            ''83 = scroll down; 84 = collapse up; 85 = collapse down''
 +
$0066      #02    Stair Map Address
 +
$0068              Game Substate
 +
$0069              Current Instance ''(saves X register)
 +
$006A              Drawing State
 +
$006B              View Speed
 +
$006C      #02   PPU Write Position
 +
$006E              Room Size
 +
$006F              CHR Write Mode
 +
                            ''00 or 03 = all CHR banks; 01 = status bar banks;  02 = clear NPC banks''
 +
$0070              Previous Room Orientation
 +
$0071              Music Loaded
 +
$0072             Transition Nametable ''(nametable to use after door closes)
 +
$0073              Horizontal Spawner Block
 +
$0074              First Spawner Block
 +
$0075              Boss Scroll Lock
 +
$0076              Vertical Spawner Block
 +
$0077              Vertical Spawner Previous (?)
 +
$0078              Spawner Count
 +
$007A              Room Type
 +
                            ''10 = Stormclouds; 20 = Autowalk; 30 = River; 40 = Clockwork;''
 +
                            ''50 and 60 = Watery Grave; 70 = Flood Zone; 80 = Collapsing Bridge''
 +
                            ''Note: lower 4 bits alter behavior''
 +
$007B      #02   Time
 +
$007D              Wounded Timer ''(invincibility frames)
 +
$007E             Damage Received/Effect On Player
 +
$007F             PC Height
 +
                            ''00 = Trevor standing; 01 = Syfa standing; 02 = Grant standing; 03 = Alucard standing;''
 +
                            ''04 = Trevor duck; 05 = Syfa duck; 06 = Grant duck; 07 = Alucard duck; 08 = Bat''
 +
$0081             Hearts
 +
$0082             Trevor Subweapon
 
                             00 = none; 01 = axe; 02 = boomerang; 03 = knife/book; 04 = holy water; 05 = fireball;  
 
                             00 = none; 01 = axe; 02 = boomerang; 03 = knife/book; 04 = holy water; 05 = fireball;  
 
                             06 = freeze; 07 = orb; 08 = axe; 09 = boomerang; 0a = knife/book ;0b = clock
 
                             06 = freeze; 07 = orb; 08 = axe; 09 = boomerang; 0a = knife/book ;0b = clock
  $83             Partner Weapon
+
$0083             Partner Subweapon
  $84             Weapon Multiplier  00 = none; 01 = [II]; 02 = [III]
+
$0084             Trevor Subweapon Multiplier   
  $85             Partner Weapon Multiplier
+
                            ''00 = none; 01 = [II]; 02 = [III]''
  $8b             Whip  00 = short; 01 = medium; 02 = long
+
$0085             Partner Subweapon Multiplier
 +
$0088              Conveyance
 +
                            ''01 = Elevator/Frozen enemy; 02 = Scroll-locked right; 05 = Teeter-totter;''
 +
                            ''06 = Cogwheel; 07 = Mud; 08 = Waterfall; 09 = Waterfall w/current;''
 +
                            ''0a = Conveyor left; 0b = Conveyor right; 0d = Petrified; 0e = Auto-walk''
 +
$0089             Whip Spark Timer
 +
$008A              Room Initialized
 +
$008B              Trevor Weapon Level    
 +
                            ''00 = short; 01 = medium; 02 = long''
 +
$008C              Partner Weapon Level
 +
                            ''00 = one orb; 01 = two orbs; 03 = three orbs''
 +
$008D              Knockback Direction
 +
                            ''00 = left; 01 = right''
 +
$008E              Conveyor ''(see $0088)
 +
$0090              Cog Proximity
 +
                            ''00 = none; 01 = right OR below; 02 = right AND below''
 +
$0091              Cog ID
 +
$0092              Cogwheel Size
 +
                            ''00 = small; 01 = large''
 +
$0099              Subweapon Kill Count ''(affects multiplier drops)
 +
$009A              Variable Jump ''(for Grant)
 +
$009B              Subweapon Iterator
 +
$009C              Previous Game State
 +
$009D              Recent Player Direction ''(copy of $009E)
 +
$009E              Previous Player Direction ''(copy of $0062)
 +
$00A0              Game Step Counter ''(only increments while game not paused)
 +
$00A1              Map Transition Checkpoint
 +
$00A2              Check Right Tile
 +
$00A8              Stopwatch Active
 +
$00A9              Stopwatch Timer
 +
$00AA              Invincibility Potion Timer
 +
$00AB              Alucard Bat Timer ''(drains 1 heart when decreased to 0)
 +
$00AC              Landing Delay ''(prevents walking between elevators)
 +
$00AD              Load Doppelganger Sprites ''(forces CHR updates)
 +
$00AE              Current Instance ''(backup for X register)
 +
$00AF              Rosary Flash Timer
 +
$00B3              Tile Assembly Count Vertical ''(only for vertical rooms)''
 +
$00B4              Power Up ''(used for weapon upgrade)''
 +
$00B5              Current Platform ''(ID of elevator or frozen enemy)
 +
$00B6              Crash Timer ''(stuns Player after falling too far)
 +
$00B7              Boss Fight
 +
$00BC              Faint Pause ''(pauses game when killed or time runs out)
 +
$00C4              Thaw Timer ''(for frozen waters)''
 +
$00C5              Horizontal Scroll Lock ''(used by crumbling bridge)
 +
$00C7              Flood Height
 +
$00CB              Weapon Kill Count ''(affects item drops)
 +
$00CC              Previous Conveyance ''(backup of $0088)
 +
$00CD              Vertical Ceiling ''(lowest y-coordinate in vertical room)
 +
$00CF              Cogwheel ID Copy
 +
$00D1              Cogwheel ID
 +
$00E0      #02    Audio Current Note Address
 +
$00E2      #02    Audio Redirect Address
 +
  $00E2              Audio Data Temporary Variable
 +
$00E4      #02    Audio Data 16-bit Variable
 +
$00E6      #02    Audio Track Base Address
 +
$00E8      #02    Audio Track Address
 +
$00EA              Audio Channels to Load
 +
$00EB              Audio Routine PROM Bank
 +
$00EC      #02    Audio Current Period ''(i.e., pitch)
 +
$00EE              Audio Current Channel
 +
$00EF              Audio Track ID
 +
$00F0      #04    Candle Status ''(32-bit mask)
 +
$00F4      #04    Breakable Wall Status
 +
                            ''00 = unused/unbroken; ff = broken''
 +
$00F8      #02    Previous Controller Buttons Pressed
 +
$00FA      #02    Previous Controller Buttons Held
 +
$00FC      #02    PPU Scroll
 +
$00FE              PPU Mask ''(for hue shifts and greyscale)
 +
$00FF              PPU Control
 +
        '''''Audio channels:''' (grouped by 5, 7, or 9)''
 +
            ''00 = Pulse 1; 01 = Pulse 2; 02 = Sawtooth; 03 = BGM Square 1; 04 = BGM Square 2''
 +
            ''05 = SFX Square 1; 06 = SFX Square 2;''
 +
            ''07 = Drums (DCM & Noise); 08 = Noise''
 +
$0100      #09    Audio Channel Note Duration
 +
$0109      #09    Audio Channel Song ID
 +
$0112      #09    Audio Channel Next Note Duration
 +
$011B      #09    Audio Channel Behavior
 +
                              ''bit 0 = SFX (ignore ritenuto); bits 1-2 = init/decay/sustain/release;''
 +
                              ''bit 3 = Al segno loop; bit 5 = coda loop; bit 6 = ignore envelope;''
 +
$0124      #09    Audio Channel Loop Count
 +
$012D      #09    Audio Channel Note Address Low Byte
 +
$0136      #09    Audio Channel Note Address High Byte
 +
$013F      #09    Audio Channel Al Segno Address Low Byte
 +
$0148      #09    Audio Channel Al Segno Address High Byte
 +
$0151      #09    Audio Channel Coda Address Low Byte
 +
$015A      #09    Audio Channel Coda Address High Byte
 +
$0163      #09    Audio Channel Previous Period High Byte
 +
  $016A              Audio Global Dampening ''(lowers volume for all channels)''
 +
$016C      #09    Audio Channel Volume
 +
  $0173              Audio Global Fade Timer ''(decreases $017C after 2b steps)''
 +
$0175      #09    Audio Channel Next Control Value / Channel Dampening Placeholder
 +
  $017C              Audio Global Fade Delay
 +
$017E      #09    Audio Channel Default Duty Cycle
 +
  $0185              Audio Global Mute for Pause
 +
$0187      #07    Audio Channel Dampening ''(lowers volume for specific channel)''
 +
$018E      #07    Audio Channel Attributes
 +
                              ''bit 4 = use waveform; bit 5 = alternate duty; bit 7 = disabled'' '''needs more info'''
 +
$0195      #07    Audio Channel Pitch Bend Amount
 +
$019C      #02    Audio SFX Square Sweep
 +
$019E              Audio DPCM ID
 +
$019F      #02    Audio Square Period Low Byte ''(write to $4002/$4006)''
 +
$01A3      #05    Audio Channel Octave ''(raises octave by 5-n)''
 +
$01A8      #05    Audio Channel Note Offset
 +
                              ''(adds signed value to note ID to look up period)''
 +
$01AD      #05    Audio Channel Period Low
 +
$01B2      #05    Audio Channel Period High
 +
$01B7      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope
 +
                              ''(if bit 7 set, fade out instead based on bits 0-3)''
 +
$01BC              Audio SFX Square Register Offset
 +
$01BD              Audio Global Ritenuto Delay ''(counts up to $01BE)''
 +
$01BE              Audio Global Ritenuto Cutoff ''(frames until $01BF set)''
 +
$01BF              Audio Global Ritenuto ''(prolongs BGM note duration when set)''
 +
$0200      #100    OAM Data
 +
$0300      #a0    Tile Data
 +
$03C0      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Duration
 +
$03C5      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Position
 +
$03CA      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Count
 +
$03CF      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Point
 +
$03D4      #05    Audio Channel Fadeout Point ''(fades out when equal to $100,X)''
 +
$03D9      #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope
 +
                              ''(bits 0-3 = value; $03D4 = duration*value >> 4)''
 +
$03DE      #05    Audio Channel Next Fade Duration
 +
$03E3      #05    Audio Channel Fade Duration
 +
$03E8      #05    Audio Channel Alternate Duty Cycle
 +
$03ED      #05    Audio Channel Next Pitchbend Duration
 +
$03F2      #05    Audio Channel Pitchbend Duration
 +
$03F7      #05    Audio Channel Sweep Rate
 +
$0400      #1c    Sprite Frame Index
 +
$041C      #1c    Y-Coordinate
 +
$0438      #1c    X-Coordinate
 +
$0454      #1c    Pallet Offset
 +
$0470      #1c    Attributes
 +
                              ''01 = destroyed; 02 = frozen; 04 = unknown; 08 = flicker;''
 +
                              ''10 = illusory; 20 = inanimate; 40 = moving; 80 = invisible''
 +
$048C      #1c    Animation Batch (even numbers)
 +
                              ''00-06 = Player; 08-12 = NPCs; 14 = Epilogue; 16-1C = Doppelganger''
 +
$04A8      #1C    Sprite Mirrored
 +
$04C4      #17    X-Coordinate Subpixel
 +
$04DB      #17    Y-Coordinate Subpixel
 +
$04F2      #17    Horizontal Speed
 +
$0509      #17    Horizontal Speed Subpixel
 +
$0520      #17    Vertical Speed
 +
$0537      #17    Vertical Speed Subpixel
 +
$054E      #17    Object Index
 +
$0565              Player State
 +
$0566      #11    Stun Timer
 +
$0578              Weapon State
 +
$0579      #03    Subweapon State
 +
$057C      #17    Animation Timer
 +
$0593      #17    Sprite Frame ''(used to calculate $0400,X)
 +
$05AA      #17    Sprite Index
 +
$05C1              Moving Down
 +
$05C2      #12    NPC State
 +
$05D4              Player Stunned State
 +
$05D5      #03    Subweapon Throw Delay
 +
$05D8              Player Jump State
 +
                              ''00-1D = Trevor/Syfa/Alucard; 1E-39 = Grant''
 +
$05D9      #0c    Boss Use
 +
$05E5      #06    Candle Drop
 +
                              ''83 = Axe; 84 = Cross; 85 = Dagger; 86 = Holy Water; 87 = Stopwatch;''
 +
                              ''88 = Syfa Fire; 89 = Syfa Ice; 8a = Syfa Water; 8b = Grant Dagger;''
 +
                              ''8c Grant Axe; 8d-8f = Upgrades (8f removed); 90 = Wall Meat; ''
 +
                              ''91 = Invincibility Potion; 92 = Rosary; 93-9b = Coins; 9c = 1UP; ''
 +
                              ''9d = Big Heart; 9e = Small Heart; 9f-a0 = Multipliers''
 +
$05EB              Stair Stun Timer
 +
$05EF              Stair Direction
 +
                    Grant Jump State Fraction ''(functions like speed variables)
 +
$05F0      #12    AI Class ''(determines behavior)
 +
$0602              Stair Stun ''(decreases $05EB)
 +
                    Freezing Rivers
 +
                    Turning Into Bat
 +
$0606              Grant Gravity Subpixel ''(increases $05EF for Grant)
 +
$0607      #12    State Timer ''(time between state changes for most NPCs)
 +
                    Sinusoid Center Axis
 +
$0619              Ally Swap Y-Coordinate
 +
$061A      #03    Subweapon Damage and Multikill Count
 +
$061D              Stair Timer ''(time to climb one step)
 +
                    Grant Gravity ''(increases $05D8 for Grant)
 +
$061E      #12    Miscellaneous Ticker ''(usually timer or counter for NPCs)
 +
$0630              Weapon Damage
 +
$0631      #03    Subweapon Deflection ''(copy of $0658,X on Cross hit)
 +
$0634      #17    Miscellaneous Use ''(used by a couple NPCs)
 +
$0646      #12    Spawner Index
 +
$0658      #0d    NPC Damage
 +
$0664      #06    Candle Active
 +
$066A      #12    Applied Effect ''(copy of $061A,X on subweapon hit)
 +
$067B      #12    NPC Hitpoints
 +
$068E      #12    Weapons Impact
 +
                              ''01 = weapon; 02 = subweapon 1; 04 = subweapon 2; 08 = subweapon 3''
 +
$06A0      #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Start
 +
$06A5      #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope ID
 +
$06AA      #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Position
 +
$06AF      #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Count
 +
$06B4      #05    Audio Channel Sustain State
 +
$06B9      #05    Audio Channel Sustain Position ''(from 0 to 3)''
 +
$06BE      #05    Audio Channel Sustain Dampen
 +
$06C3      #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period Low Bytes
 +
$06C7      #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period Low Bytes
 +
$06CB      #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period High Bytes
 +
$06CF      #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period High Bytes
 +
$06D3      #09    Audio Channel PROM Bank
 +
$06DC              Music Paused
 +
$06DD              Boss Scream Duration ''stops DPCM playback''
 +
$06E0      #90    Collision Map
 +
                              ''00 = empty; 01 = mud; 02 = convey right; 03 = convey left;
 +
                              ''04 = fragile; 05 = ceiling spike; 06 = solid; 07 = floor spike;
 +
                              ''08 = ice; 0c-0f = cracking''
 +
$0770      #08    CHR5 Solid Definitions
 +
                              ''Byte 0 = empty; Byte 1 = mud; Byte 2 = convey right; Byte 3 = convey left;''
 +
                              ''Byte 4 = fragile; Byte 5 = ceiling spike; Byte 6 = solid; Byte 7 = floor spike''
 +
$0778      #08    CHR6 Solid Definitions
 +
$0780              Background Animation Frame
 +
$0781              Background Animation Timer
 +
$0782              Epilogue Ally
 +
$0783              Epilogue State
 +
$0784              Castle Shake
 +
$0785              Epilogue Text Page
 +
$0780              Entry Selector Column
 +
  $0780            Entry Selector Column
 +
  $0780            Map Clipping
 +
                              ''00 = To Grant; 01 = To Syfa; 02 = From Alucard''
 +
$0781              Background Animation Timer
 +
  $0781            Entry Selector Row
 +
  $0781            Map Fade-out Value
 +
$0782      #40    Fog Parallax Positions
 +
                              ''32 rows of parallax with 2 bytes per row:''
 +
                              ''Byte 0 = subpixel offset; Byte 1 = pixel offset''
 +
  $0782            Previous Selector Column
 +
  $0782            Map Timer
 +
  $0782            Epilogue Ally
 +
  $0782            Sypha's Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0783              Previous Selector Row
 +
  $0783            Map Horizontal Speed Subpixel
 +
  $0783            Epilogue State
 +
  $0783            Sypha's Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0784              Name Cursor Position
 +
  $0784            Map Horizontal Speed
 +
  $0784            Castle Shake Direction
 +
  $0784            Leftmost Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0785              Map Vertical Speed Subpixel
 +
  $0785            Epilogue Text Page
 +
  $0785            Leftmost Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0786              Password Icon
 +
  $0786            Map Vertical Speed
 +
  $0786            Rightmost Frozen Tile Column
 +
$0787              Previous Password Icon
 +
  $0787            Map Scroll Timer
 +
  $0787            Rightmost Frozen Tile Row
 +
$0788      #02    Password Decryption Dump
 +
  $0788            Map X-coordinate Subpixel
 +
  $0788            Epilogue Scroll Timer
 +
  $0788            Water Freeze Counter
 +
$0789              Map Y-coordinate Subpixel
 +
  $0789            Frozen Water Room Type
 +
$078A              Epilogue Timer
 +
  $078A            Map Path PPU Scroll
 +
$078B              Map Path PPU Control
 +
  $078B            Password Errors ''(used for debugging)
 +
$078C      #02    Map Path PPU Address
 +
$078C              Update Selector
 +
$0790      #10    Entered Password
 +
                              ''00 = empty; 01 = whip; 02 = cross; 03 = heart''
 +
$0790              Map Screen Platform
 +
                              ''00 = full; 01 = short west; 02 = bottom east;''
 +
                              ''03 = top west; 04 = middle west; 05 = bottom west''
 +
$07A0      #0a    Generated Password
 +
$07B1      #02    Stacked Breakable Wall
 +
$07B3      #02    Lower Block Broken
 +
$07B5      #02    Upper Block Broken
 +
$07B7      #02    Wall ID ''(points to $00F4,X)
 +
$07C2      #06    Spawner Type
 +
$07C8      #06    Spawner State
 +
$07CE      #06    Spawner Timer
 +
$07D4      #06    Spawner Y-Coordinate
 +
$07DA      #06    Spawner x-Coordinate
 +
$07E0      #06    Spawner Offscreen
 +
$07E6      #06    Spawner NPC Object
 +
$07EC      #06    Bone Dragon King Frames ''(two ribs per byte)
 +
$07EC              Cyclops Lightning State
 +
                    Bone Dragon Cycle
 +
                    Giant Bat Leader
 +
                    Dracula Phase
 +
                              ''00 = Dracula; 01 = demon; 02 = Pazuzu''
 +
$07ED              Victory State
 +
                    Bone Dragon Mirrored
 +
                    Collapsing Bridge Length
 +
                    Giant Bat State
 +
$07EE              Bone Dragon Fireball Timer
 +
                    Death Scythe Count
 +
$07EF              Bone Dragon Attacking
 +
$07F3              Boss Phase
 +
                              ''00 = boss fight; 01 = boss defeat; 02 = crystal drop;''
 +
                              ''03 = battle over; 80 = boss waiting''
 +
                    Victory Delay (timer after battle over)
 +
$07F6              Hard Mode
 +
$07F8      #08    Player Name
  
 
{{Internal Data|game=Castlevania III}}
 
{{Internal Data|game=Castlevania III}}

Revision as of 14:39, 13 September 2022

Address    Size    Description
--------   ----    -----------
$0017              Repeat Counter
$0018              System State
                            00 = Title; 02 = New Game; 03 = In-game Transition; 04 = In-Game;
                            05 = Game Over Transition; 06 = Game Over; 07 = Stage Select Debug;
                            08 = Map Screen; 09 = Prayer Scene; 0a = Name Entry; 0b = Password Entry;
                            0c = Epilogue; 0d = Credit Roll; 0e = Respawn; 0f = Sound Test Debug
$0019              System Substate
$001A              Step Counter
$001C              Blackout Delay
$001D              X Register Backup
$001F              Randomizer
$0020              OAM Batch
$0021              Current PROM Bank 
$0022              Previous PROM Bank
$0023              PROM Bank Backup (used by some functions)
$0024              Bank Changed (for debugging probably)
$0025              Nametable Mapping
$0026       #02    Controller Buttons Pressed
                            01 = right; 02 = left; 04 = down; 08 = up;
                            10 = start; 20 = select; 40 = B; 80 = A
$0028       #02    Controller Buttons Held
$002A              Game State (set $006B to 00 before changing)
                            00 = initialize room; 01 = initialize nametables; 02 = load horizontal room;
                            03 = horizontal gameplay; 04 = load vertical room; 05 = vertical gameplay;
                            06 = stair transition start; 07 = stair transition fade; 08 = door transition;
                            09 = initialize fog; 0a = fog parallax; 0b = horizontal partner swap;
                            0c = vertical partner swap; 0d/0e = <CUT CONTENT>; 0f = detect automatic stairs;
                            10 = automatic stair transition; 11 = tally score; 12 = <UNUSED>;
                            13 = flee Aquarius; 14 = initialize flooding; 15 = load flood room;
                            16 = flood room gameplay; 17 = map transition; 18 = autowalk to door;
                            19 = powering up; 1a = freeze water; 1b = thaw ice; 1c = Bone King escape;
                            1d = Aquarius ruptured; 1e = initialize map transition; 1f = map transition exit
$002B              User Paused (toggled by Start button)
$002C              Boss Defeated
$002E              Checkpoint
$002F              Grant Defeated
$0030       #02    System Effect Timer
$0032              Stage
$0033              Block
$0034              Room
$0035              Lives   
$0036       #03    Score  
$003A              Partner   
                            00 = Trevor; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard; ff = None
$003B              Partner Active 
$003C              Player's Health
                            40 = full
$003D              Boss Health 
$003E              Score Target (for extra life)
$003F              Default Drawing State (write to $006D)
$0040              Scanline IRQ
$0041              Scanline Target
$0043              Scanline Next Target
$0044       #02    Draw State Address
$0046       #08    CHR Banks
$004E              Hard Mode CHR Bank (overwrites $0049)
$0050       #02    Tile Assembly Starting Address
$0052       #02    Tile Assembly Left Address
$0054       #02    Tile Assembly Right Address
$0056       #02    View Position (little endian) 
$0058              View Subpixel Position
$0059              Left Spawn Area
$005A              Right Spawn Area
$005B              Tile Assembly Count Left
$005C              Tile Assembly Count Right
$005D       #02    Tile Assembly Pointer
$005F       #02    Pallet Map Pointer
$0061       #02    Nametable Write Address
$0063              Tile Assembly ID
$0064              Transition Timer
$0065              Scroll Direction
                            00 = left; 01 = right; 02 = unchanged
$0066              View Refreshed Position
$0067              Update View
$0068              Room Orientation
                            00 = horizontal; 80 or 81 = vertical; 82 = scroll up;
                            83 = scroll down; 84 = collapse up; 85 = collapse down
$0069       #02    Stair Map Address
$006B              Game Substate
                   and menu selections
$006C              Current Instance (saves X register)
$006D              Drawing State
$006E              View Speed
$006F       #02    PPU Scroll 
$0071              Room Size
$0072              CHR Write Mode
                            00 or 03 = all CHR banks; 01 = status bar banks;  02 = clear NPC banks
$0073              Previous Room Orientation
$0074              Music Loaded
$0075              Transition Nametable (nametable to use after door closes)
$0076              Horizontal Spawner Block
$0077              First Spawner Block
$0078              Boss Scroll Lock
$0079              Vertical Spawner Block
$007A              Vertical Spawner Previous (?)
$007B              Spawner Count
$007D              Room Type
                            10 = Stormclouds; 20 = Autowalk; 30 = River; 40 = Clockwork;
                            50 and 60 = Watery Grave; 70 = Flood Zone; 80 = Collapsing Bridge
                            Note: lower 4 bits alter behavior
$007E       #02    Time
$0080              Wounded Timer (invincibility frames)
$0081              Damage Received/Effect on Player
$0082              PC Height
                            00 = Trevor standing; 01 = Syfa standing; 02 = Grant standing; 03 = Alucard standing;
                            04 = Trevor duck; 05 = Syfa duck; 06 = Grant duck; 07 = Alucard duck; 08 = Bat
$0084              Hearts
$0085              Trevor Subweapon
                            00 = none; 01 = axe; 02 = boomerang; 03 = knife/book; 04 = holy water; 05 = fireball; 
                            06 = freeze; 07 = orb; 08 = axe; 09 = boomerang; 0a = knife/book ;0b = clock
$0086              Partner Subweapon
$0087              Trevor Subweapon Multiplier   
                            00 = none; 01 = [II]; 02 = [III]
$0088              Partner Subweapon Multiplier
$0089              Scanline Start
$008B              Conveyance
                            01 = Elevator/Frozen enemy; 02 = Scroll-locked right; 05 = Teeter-totter;
                            06 = Cogwheel; 07 = Mud; 08 = Waterfall; 09 = Waterfall w/current;
                            0a = Conveyor left; 0b = Conveyor right; 0d = Petrified; 0e = Auto-walk
$008C              Whip Spark Timer
$008D              Room Initialized
$008E              Trevor Weapon Level   
                            00 = short; 01 = medium; 02 = long
$008F              Partner Weapon Level
                            00 = one orb; 01 = two orbs; 03 = three orbs
$0090              Knockback Direction
                            00 = left; 01 = right
$0091              Conveyor (see $008B)
$0093              Cog Proximity
                            00 = none; 01 = right OR below; 02 = right AND below
$0094              Cog ID
$0095              Cogwheel Size
                            00 = small; 01 = large
$009C              Subweapon Kill Count (affects multiplier drops)
$009D              Variable Jump (for Grant)
$009E              Subweapon Iterator
$009F              Previous Game State
$00A0              Recent Player Direction (copy of $009E)
$00A1              Previous Player Direction (copy of $0062)
$00A3              Game Step Counter (only increments while game not paused)
$00A4              Map Transition Checkpoint
$00A5              Check Right Tile
$00AB              Stopwatch Active
$00AC              Stopwatch Timer
$00AD              Invincibility Potion Timer
$00AE              Alucard Bat Timer (drains 1 heart when decreased to 0)
$00AF              Landing Delay (prevents walking between elevators)
$00B0              Load Doppelganger Sprites (forces CHR updates)
$00B1              Current Instance (backup for X register)
$00B2              Rosary Flash Timer
$00B6              Tile Assembly Count Vertical (only for vertical rooms)
$00B7              Power Up (used for weapon upgrade)
$00B8              Current Platform (ID of elevator or frozen enemy)
$00B9              Crash Timer (stuns Player after falling too far)
$00BA              Boss Fight
$00BF              Faint Pause (pauses game when killed or time runs out)
$00C7              Thaw Timer (for frozen water)
$00C8              Horizontal Scroll Lock (used by crumbling bridge)
$00CA              Flood Height
$00CE              Weapon Kill Count (affects item drops)
$00CF              Previous Conveyance (backup of $0088)
$00D0              Vertical Ceiling (lowest y-coordinate in vertical room)
$00D2              Cogwheel ID Copy
$00D4              Cogwheel ID
$00E0       #02    Audio Current Note Address
$00E2       #02    Audio Redirect Address
  $00E2              Audio Data Temporary Variable
$00E4       #02    Audio Data 16-bit Variable
$00E6       #02    Audio Track Base Address
$00E8       #02    Audio Track Address
$00EA              Audio Channels to Load
$00EB              Audio Routine PROM Bank
$00EC       #02    Audio Current Period (i.e., pitch)
$00EE              Audio Current Channel
$00EF              Audio Track ID
$00F0       #04    Candle Status (32-bit mask)
$00F4       #04    Breakable Wall Status
                            00 = unused/unbroken; ff = broken
$00F8       #02    Previous Controller Buttons Pressed
$00FA       #02    Previous Controller Buttons Held
$00FC       #02    PPU Scroll
$00FE              PPU Mask (for hue shifts and greyscale)
$00FF              PPU Control 
       Audio channels: (grouped by 3, 5, or 7)
           00 = BGM Square 1; 021 = BGM Square 2; 02 = BGM Triangle;
           03 = SFX Square 1; 04 = SFX Square 2;
           05 = Drums (DCM & Noise); 06 = Noise
$0100       #07    Audio Channel Note Duration
$0107       #07    Audio Channel Song ID
$010E       #07    Audio Channel Next Note Duration
$0115       #07    Audio Channel Behavior
                             bit 0 = SFX (ignore ritenuto); bits 1-2 = init/decay/sustain/release; 
                             bit 3 = Al segno loop; bit 5 = coda loop; bit 6 = ignore envelope;
$011C       #07    Audio Channel Loop Count
$0123       #07    Audio Channel Note Address Low Byte
$012A       #07    Audio Channel Note Address High Byte
$0131       #07    Audio Channel Al Segno Address Low Byte
$0138       #07    Audio Channel Al Segno Address High Byte
$013F       #07    Audio Channel Coda Address Low Byte
$0146       #07    Audio Channel Coda Address High Byte
$014D       #07    Audio Channel Previous Period High Byte
  $0152              Audio Global Dampening (lowers volume for all channels)
$0154       #07    Audio Channel Volume
  $0159              Audio Global Fade Timer (decreases $017C after 2b steps)
$015B       #07    Audio Channel Next Control Value / Channel Dampening Placeholder
  $0160              Audio Global Fade Delay
$0162       #07    Audio Channel Default Duty Cycle
  $0167              Audio Global Mute for Pause
$0169       #05    Audio Channel Dampening (lowers volume for specific channel)
$016E       #05    Audio Channel Attributes
                             bit 4 = use waveform; bit 5 = alternate duty; bit 7 = disabled needs more info
$0173       #05    Audio Channel Pitch Bend Amount
$0178       #05    Audio Channel Period Low Byte Backup (useless?)
$017D       #03    Audio Channel Octave (raises octave by 5-n)
$0180       #03    Audio Channel Note Offset
                             (adds signed value to note ID to look up period)
$0183       #03    Audio Channel Period Low 
$0186       #03    Audio Channel Period High 
$0189       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope
                             (if bit 7 set, fade out instead based on bits 0-3)
$018C              Audio SFX Register Offset
$018D              Audio Global Ritenuto Delay (counts up to $018E)
$018E              Audio Global Ritenuto Cutoff (frames until $018F set)
$018F              Audio Global Ritenuto (prolongs BGM note duration when set)
$0190       #02    Audio SFX Square Sweep
$0192              Audio Current DPCM
$0193              Audio Triangle Staccato Timer
$0194              Audio Triangle Linear Counter (only used with $193)
$0195       #07    Audio Channel PROM Bank
$019C              Audio SFX Square 1 Sweep (write to $4001)
$0200      #100    OAM Data
$0300       #a0    Tile Data
$03C0       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Duration
$03C3       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Position
$03C6       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Count
$03C9       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Point
$03CC       #03    Audio Channel Fadeout Point (fades out when equal to $100,X)
$03CF       #03    Audio Channel Volume Envelope 
                             (bits 0-3 = value; $03CC = duration*value >> 4)
$03D2       #03    Audio Channel Next Fade Duration
$03D5       #03    Audio Channel Fade Duration
$03D8       #03    Audio Channel Alternate Duty Cycle
$03DB       #03    Audio Channel Next Pitchbend Duration
$03DE       #03    Audio Channel Pitchbend Duration
$03E1       #03    Audio Channel Sweep Rate
$0400       #1c    Sprite Frame Index
$041C       #1c    Y-Coordinate
$0438       #1c    X-Coordinate 
$0454       #1c    Pallet Offset
$0470       #1c    Attributes
                            01 = destroyed; 02 = frozen; 04 = unknown; 08 = flicker;
                            10 = illusory; 20 = inanimate; 40 = moving; 80 = invisible
$048C       #1c    Animation Batch (even numbers)
                            00-06 = Player; 08-12 = NPCs; 14 = Epilogue; 16-1C = Doppelganger
$04A8       #1C    Sprite Mirrored
$04C4       #17    X-Coordinate Subpixel
$04DB       #17    Y-Coordinate Subpixel
$04F2       #17    Horizontal Speed
$0509       #17    Horizontal Speed Subpixel
$0520       #17    Vertical Speed
$0537       #17    Vertical Speed Subpixel
$054E       #17    Object Index
$0565              Player State
$0566       #11    Stun Timer
$0578              Weapon State
$0579       #03    Subweapon State
$057C       #17    Animation Timer
$0593       #17    Sprite Frame (used to calculate $0400,X)
$05AA       #17    Sprite Index
$05C1              Moving Down
$05C2       #12    NPC State
$05D4              Player Stunned State
$05D5       #03    Subweapon Throw Delay
$05D8              Player Jump State
                             00-1D = Trevor/Syfa/Alucard; 1E-39 = Grant
$05D9       #0c    Boss Use
$05E5       #06    Candle Drop
                             83 = Axe; 84 = Cross; 85 = Dagger; 86 = Holy Water; 87 = Stopwatch;
                             88 = Syfa Fire; 89 = Syfa Ice; 8a = Syfa Water; 8b = Grant Dagger;
                             8c Grant Axe; 8d-8f = Upgrades (8f removed); 90 = Wall Meat; 
                             91 = Invincibility Potion; 92 = Rosary; 93-9b = Coins; 9c = 1UP; 
                             9d = Big Heart; 9e = Small Heart; 9f-a0 = Multipliers
$05EB              Stair Stun Timer
$05EF              Stair Direction
                   Grant Jump State Fraction (functions like speed variables)
$05F0       #12    AI Class (determines behavior)
$0602              Stair Stun (decreases $05EB)
$0606              Grant Gravity Subpixel (increases $05EF for Grant)
$0607       #12    State Timer (time between state changes for most NPCs)
                   Sinusoid Center Axis
$0619              Ally Swap Y-Coordinate
$061A       #03    Subweapon Damage and Multikill Count
$061D              Stair Timer (time to climb one step)
                   Grant Gravity (increases $05D8 for Grant)
$061E       #12    Miscellaneous Ticker (usually timer or counter for NPCs)
$0630              Weapon Damage
$0631       #03    Subweapon Deflection (copy of $0658,X on Cross hit)
$0634       #17    Miscellaneous Use (used by a couple NPCs)
$0646       #12    Spawner Index
$0658       #0d    NPC Damage
$0664       #06    Candle Active
$066A       #12    Applied Effect (copy of $061A,X on subweapon hit)
$067B       #12    NPC Hitpoints
$068E       #12    Weapons Impact
                             01 = weapon; 02 = subweapon 1; 04 = subweapon 2; 08 = subweapon 3
$06A0       #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Start
$06A3       #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope ID
$06A6       #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Position
$06A9       #03    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Count
$06AC       #03    Audio Channel Sustain State (80 = disabled)
$06AF       #03    Audio Channel Sustain Position (from 0 to 3)
$06B2       #03    Audio Channel Sustain Dampen
$06B5       #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period Low Bytes
$06B9       #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period Low Bytes
$06BD       #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period High Bytes
$06C1       #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period High Bytes
$06C8              Boss Scream Time (stops DPCM at f0)
$06C9              Music Paused
$06E0       #90    Collision Map
                             00 = empty; 01 = mud; 02 = convey right; 03 = convey left;
                             04 = fragile; 05 = ceiling spike; 06 = solid; 07 = floor spike;
                             08 = ice; 0c-0f = cracking
$0770       #08    CHR5 Solid Definitions
                             Byte 0 = empty; Byte 1 = mud; Byte 2 = convey right; Byte 3 = convey left;
                             Byte 4 = fragile; Byte 5 = ceiling spike; Byte 6 = solid; Byte 7 = floor spike
$0778       #08    CHR6 Solid Definitions 
$0780              Background Animation Frame
  $0780            Entry Selector Column
  $0780            Map Clipping
                             00 = To Grant; 01 = To Syfa; 02 = From Alucard
$0781              Background Animation Timer
  $0781            Entry Selector Row
  $0781            Map Fade-out Value
$0782       #40    Fog Parallax Positions
                             32 rows of parallax with 2 bytes per row:
                             Byte 0 = subpixel offset; Byte 1 = pixel offset
  $0782            Previous Selector Column
  $0782            Map Timer
  $0782            Epilogue Ally
  $0782            Sypha's Frozen Tile Column
$0783              Previous Selector Row
  $0783            Map Horizontal Speed Subpixel
  $0783            Epilogue State
  $0783            Sypha's Frozen Tile Row
$0784              Name Cursor Position
  $0784            Map Horizontal Speed
  $0784            Castle Shake Direction
  $0784            Leftmost Frozen Tile Column
$0785              Map Vertical Speed Subpixel
  $0785            Epilogue Text Page
  $0785            Leftmost Frozen Tile Row
$0786              Password Icon
  $0786            Map Vertical Speed
  $0786            Rightmost Frozen Tile Column
$0787              Previous Password Icon
  $0787            Map Scroll Timer
  $0787            Rightmost Frozen Tile Row
$0788       #02    Password Decryption Dump
  $0788            Map X-coordinate Subpixel
  $0788            Epilogue Scroll Timer
  $0788            Water Freeze Counter
$0789              Map Y-coordinate Subpixel
  $0789            Frozen Water Room Type
$078A              Epilogue Timer
$078A              Map Path PPU Scroll
$078B              Map Path PPU Control
  $078B            Password Errors (used for debugging)
$078C       #02    Map Path PPU Address
$078C              Update Selector
$0790       #10    Entered Password
                             00 = empty; 01 = whip; 02 = cross; 03 = heart
$0790              Map Screen Platform
                             00 = full; 01 = short west; 02 = bottom east;
                             03 = top west; 04 = middle west; 05 = bottom west
$07A0       #0a    Generated Password
$07B1       #02    Stacked Breakable Wall
$07B3       #02    Lower Block Broken
$07B5       #02    Upper Block Broken
$07B7       #02    Wall ID (points to $00F4,X)
$07C2       #06    Spawner Type
$07C8       #06    Spawner State
$07CE       #06    Spawner Timer
$07D4       #06    Spawner Y-Coordinate
$07DA       #06    Spawner x-Coordinate
$07E0       #06    Spawner Offscreen
$07E6       #06    Spawner NPC Object
$07EC       #06    Bone Dragon King Frames (two ribs per byte)
$07EC              Cyclops Lightning State
                   Bone Dragon Cycle
                   Giant Bat Leader
                   Dracula Phase
                             00 = Dracula; 01 = demon; 02 = Pazuzu
$07ED              Victory State
                   Bone Dragon Mirrored
                   Collapsing Bridge Length
                   Giant Bat State
$07EE              Bone Dragon Fireball Timer
                   Death Scythe Count
$07EF              Bone Dragon Attacking
$07F3              Boss Phase
                             00 = boss fight; 01 = boss defeat; 02 = crystal drop;
                             03 = battle over; 80 = boss waiting
                   Victory Delay (timer after battle over)
$07F6              Hard Mode
$07F8       #08    Player Name


Address    Size    Description
--------   ----    -----------
$0018              System State
                            00 = Title; 02 = New Game; 03 = In-game Transition; 04 = In-Game;
                            05 = Game Over Transition; 06 = Game Over; 07 = Stage Select Debug;
                            08 = Map Screen; 09 = Prayer Scene; 0a = Name Entry; 0b = Password Entry;
                            0c = Epilogue; 0d = Credit Roll; 0e = Respawn; 0f = Sound Test Debug
$0019              System Substate
$001B              System Step Counter
$001D              Blackout Delay
$0020              Randomizer
$0021              PPU Bank (write to $B003)
$0022              OAM Batch
$0023              Current PROM Bank
$0024              Previous PROM Bank
$0025              PROM Bank Backup (used by some functions)
$0026              Bank Changed (for debugging probably)
$0028       #02    Controller Buttons Pressed
                            01 = right; 02 = left; 04 = down; 08 = up;
                            10 = start; 20 = select; 40 = B; 80 = A
$002A       #02    Controller Buttons Held
$002C              Game State (set $0068 to 00 before changing)
                            00 = initialize room; 01 = initialize nametables; 02 = load horizontal room;
                            03 = horizontal gameplay; 04 = load vertical room; 05 = vertical gameplay;
                            06 = stair transition start; 07 = stair transition fade; 08 = door transition;
                            09 = initialize fog; 0a = fog parallax; 0b = horizontal partner swap;
                            0c = vertical partner swap; 0d/0e = <CUT CONTENT>; 0f = detect automatic stairs;
                            10 = automatic stair transition; 11 = tally score; 12 = <UNUSED>;
                            13 = flee Aquarius; 14 = initialize flooding; 15 = load flood room;
                            16 = flood room gameplay; 17 = map transition; 18 = autowalk to door;
                            19 = powering up; 1a = freeze water; 1b = thaw ice; 1c = Bone King escape;
                            1d = Aquarius ruptured; 1e = initialize map transition; 1f = map transition exit
$002D              User Paused (toggled by Start button)
$002E              Boss Defeated 
$0030              Checkpoint (used for Password Entry)
$0031              Grant Defeated 
$0032       #02    System Effect Timer
$0034              Stage
$0035              Block
$0036              Room
$0037              Lives
$0038       #08    CHR Banks
$0040              IRQ Control
$0041       #02    IRQ Latch
$0043              Default Drawing State (write to $006A)
$0044       #03    Score
$0048              Partner   
                            00 = Trevor; 01 = Syfa; 02 = Grant; 03 = Alucard; ff = None
$0049              Partner Active
$004A              Player's Health
                            40 = full
$004B              Boss Health 
$004C              Score Target (for extra life)
$004D       #02    Tile Assembly Room Address
$004F       #02    Tile Assembly Left Address
$0051       #02    Tile Assembly Right Address
$0053       #02    View Position 
$0055              View Subpixel Position
$0056              Left Spawn Area
$0057              Right Spawn Area
$0058              Tile Assembly Count Left
$0059              Tile Assembly Count Right
$005A       #02    Tile Assembly Pointer
$005C       #02    Pallet Map Pointer
$005E       #02    Nametable Write Address
$0060              Tile Assembly ID
$0061              Transition Timer
$0062              Scroll Direction
                            00 = left; 01 = right; 02 = unchanged
$0063              View Refreshed Position
$0064              Update View
$0065              Room Orientation
                            00 = horizontal; 80 or 81 = vertical; 82 = scroll up;
                            83 = scroll down; 84 = collapse up; 85 = collapse down
$0066       #02    Stair Map Address
$0068              Game Substate
$0069              Current Instance (saves X register)
$006A              Drawing State
$006B              View Speed
$006C       #02    PPU Write Position
$006E              Room Size
$006F              CHR Write Mode
                            00 or 03 = all CHR banks; 01 = status bar banks;  02 = clear NPC banks
$0070              Previous Room Orientation
$0071              Music Loaded
$0072              Transition Nametable (nametable to use after door closes)
$0073              Horizontal Spawner Block
$0074              First Spawner Block
$0075              Boss Scroll Lock
$0076              Vertical Spawner Block
$0077              Vertical Spawner Previous (?)
$0078              Spawner Count
$007A              Room Type
                            10 = Stormclouds; 20 = Autowalk; 30 = River; 40 = Clockwork;
                            50 and 60 = Watery Grave; 70 = Flood Zone; 80 = Collapsing Bridge
                            Note: lower 4 bits alter behavior
$007B       #02    Time 
$007D              Wounded Timer (invincibility frames)
$007E              Damage Received/Effect On Player
$007F              PC Height
                            00 = Trevor standing; 01 = Syfa standing; 02 = Grant standing; 03 = Alucard standing;
                            04 = Trevor duck; 05 = Syfa duck; 06 = Grant duck; 07 = Alucard duck; 08 = Bat
$0081              Hearts
$0082              Trevor Subweapon
                            00 = none; 01 = axe; 02 = boomerang; 03 = knife/book; 04 = holy water; 05 = fireball; 
                            06 = freeze; 07 = orb; 08 = axe; 09 = boomerang; 0a = knife/book ;0b = clock
$0083              Partner Subweapon
$0084              Trevor Subweapon Multiplier   
                            00 = none; 01 = [II]; 02 = [III]
$0085              Partner Subweapon Multiplier
$0088              Conveyance
                            01 = Elevator/Frozen enemy; 02 = Scroll-locked right; 05 = Teeter-totter;
                            06 = Cogwheel; 07 = Mud; 08 = Waterfall; 09 = Waterfall w/current;
                            0a = Conveyor left; 0b = Conveyor right; 0d = Petrified; 0e = Auto-walk
$0089              Whip Spark Timer
$008A              Room Initialized
$008B              Trevor Weapon Level   
                            00 = short; 01 = medium; 02 = long
$008C              Partner Weapon Level
                            00 = one orb; 01 = two orbs; 03 = three orbs
$008D              Knockback Direction
                            00 = left; 01 = right
$008E              Conveyor (see $0088)
$0090              Cog Proximity
                            00 = none; 01 = right OR below; 02 = right AND below
$0091              Cog ID
$0092              Cogwheel Size
                            00 = small; 01 = large
$0099              Subweapon Kill Count (affects multiplier drops)
$009A              Variable Jump (for Grant)
$009B              Subweapon Iterator
$009C              Previous Game State
$009D              Recent Player Direction (copy of $009E)
$009E              Previous Player Direction (copy of $0062)
$00A0              Game Step Counter (only increments while game not paused)
$00A1              Map Transition Checkpoint
$00A2              Check Right Tile
$00A8              Stopwatch Active
$00A9              Stopwatch Timer
$00AA              Invincibility Potion Timer
$00AB              Alucard Bat Timer (drains 1 heart when decreased to 0)
$00AC              Landing Delay (prevents walking between elevators)
$00AD              Load Doppelganger Sprites (forces CHR updates)
$00AE              Current Instance (backup for X register)
$00AF              Rosary Flash Timer
$00B3              Tile Assembly Count Vertical (only for vertical rooms)
$00B4              Power Up (used for weapon upgrade)
$00B5              Current Platform (ID of elevator or frozen enemy)
$00B6              Crash Timer (stuns Player after falling too far)
$00B7              Boss Fight
$00BC              Faint Pause (pauses game when killed or time runs out)
$00C4              Thaw Timer (for frozen waters)
$00C5              Horizontal Scroll Lock (used by crumbling bridge)
$00C7              Flood Height
$00CB              Weapon Kill Count (affects item drops)
$00CC              Previous Conveyance (backup of $0088)
$00CD              Vertical Ceiling (lowest y-coordinate in vertical room)
$00CF              Cogwheel ID Copy
$00D1              Cogwheel ID
$00E0       #02    Audio Current Note Address
$00E2       #02    Audio Redirect Address
  $00E2              Audio Data Temporary Variable
$00E4       #02    Audio Data 16-bit Variable
$00E6       #02    Audio Track Base Address
$00E8       #02    Audio Track Address
$00EA              Audio Channels to Load
$00EB              Audio Routine PROM Bank
$00EC       #02    Audio Current Period (i.e., pitch)
$00EE              Audio Current Channel
$00EF              Audio Track ID
$00F0       #04    Candle Status (32-bit mask)
$00F4       #04    Breakable Wall Status
                            00 = unused/unbroken; ff = broken
$00F8       #02    Previous Controller Buttons Pressed
$00FA       #02    Previous Controller Buttons Held
$00FC       #02    PPU Scroll
$00FE              PPU Mask (for hue shifts and greyscale)
$00FF              PPU Control
       Audio channels: (grouped by 5, 7, or 9)
           00 = Pulse 1; 01 = Pulse 2; 02 = Sawtooth; 03 = BGM Square 1; 04 = BGM Square 2
           05 = SFX Square 1; 06 = SFX Square 2;
           07 = Drums (DCM & Noise); 08 = Noise
$0100       #09    Audio Channel Note Duration
$0109       #09    Audio Channel Song ID
$0112       #09    Audio Channel Next Note Duration
$011B       #09    Audio Channel Behavior
                             bit 0 = SFX (ignore ritenuto); bits 1-2 = init/decay/sustain/release; 
                             bit 3 = Al segno loop; bit 5 = coda loop; bit 6 = ignore envelope;
$0124       #09    Audio Channel Loop Count
$012D       #09    Audio Channel Note Address Low Byte
$0136       #09    Audio Channel Note Address High Byte
$013F       #09    Audio Channel Al Segno Address Low Byte
$0148       #09    Audio Channel Al Segno Address High Byte
$0151       #09    Audio Channel Coda Address Low Byte
$015A       #09    Audio Channel Coda Address High Byte
$0163       #09    Audio Channel Previous Period High Byte
  $016A              Audio Global Dampening (lowers volume for all channels)
$016C       #09    Audio Channel Volume
  $0173              Audio Global Fade Timer (decreases $017C after 2b steps)
$0175       #09    Audio Channel Next Control Value / Channel Dampening Placeholder
  $017C              Audio Global Fade Delay
$017E       #09    Audio Channel Default Duty Cycle
  $0185              Audio Global Mute for Pause
$0187       #07    Audio Channel Dampening (lowers volume for specific channel)
$018E       #07    Audio Channel Attributes
                             bit 4 = use waveform; bit 5 = alternate duty; bit 7 = disabled needs more info
$0195       #07    Audio Channel Pitch Bend Amount
$019C       #02    Audio SFX Square Sweep
$019E              Audio DPCM ID
$019F       #02    Audio Square Period Low Byte (write to $4002/$4006)
$01A3       #05    Audio Channel Octave (raises octave by 5-n)
$01A8       #05    Audio Channel Note Offset
                             (adds signed value to note ID to look up period)
$01AD       #05    Audio Channel Period Low 
$01B2       #05    Audio Channel Period High 
$01B7       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope
                             (if bit 7 set, fade out instead based on bits 0-3)
$01BC              Audio SFX Square Register Offset
$01BD              Audio Global Ritenuto Delay (counts up to $01BE)
$01BE              Audio Global Ritenuto Cutoff (frames until $01BF set)
$01BF              Audio Global Ritenuto (prolongs BGM note duration when set)
$0200      #100    OAM Data
$0300       #a0    Tile Data
$03C0       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Duration
$03C5       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Position
$03CA       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Count
$03CF       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope Loop Point
$03D4       #05    Audio Channel Fadeout Point (fades out when equal to $100,X)
$03D9       #05    Audio Channel Volume Envelope 
                             (bits 0-3 = value; $03D4 = duration*value >> 4)
$03DE       #05    Audio Channel Next Fade Duration
$03E3       #05    Audio Channel Fade Duration
$03E8       #05    Audio Channel Alternate Duty Cycle
$03ED       #05    Audio Channel Next Pitchbend Duration
$03F2       #05    Audio Channel Pitchbend Duration
$03F7       #05    Audio Channel Sweep Rate
$0400       #1c    Sprite Frame Index
$041C       #1c    Y-Coordinate
$0438       #1c    X-Coordinate 
$0454       #1c    Pallet Offset
$0470       #1c    Attributes
                             01 = destroyed; 02 = frozen; 04 = unknown; 08 = flicker;
                             10 = illusory; 20 = inanimate; 40 = moving; 80 = invisible
$048C       #1c    Animation Batch (even numbers)
                             00-06 = Player; 08-12 = NPCs; 14 = Epilogue; 16-1C = Doppelganger
$04A8       #1C    Sprite Mirrored
$04C4       #17    X-Coordinate Subpixel
$04DB       #17    Y-Coordinate Subpixel
$04F2       #17    Horizontal Speed
$0509       #17    Horizontal Speed Subpixel
$0520       #17    Vertical Speed
$0537       #17    Vertical Speed Subpixel
$054E       #17    Object Index
$0565              Player State
$0566       #11    Stun Timer
$0578              Weapon State
$0579       #03    Subweapon State
$057C       #17    Animation Timer
$0593       #17    Sprite Frame (used to calculate $0400,X)
$05AA       #17    Sprite Index
$05C1              Moving Down
$05C2       #12    NPC State
$05D4              Player Stunned State
$05D5       #03    Subweapon Throw Delay
$05D8              Player Jump State
                             00-1D = Trevor/Syfa/Alucard; 1E-39 = Grant
$05D9       #0c    Boss Use
$05E5       #06    Candle Drop
                             83 = Axe; 84 = Cross; 85 = Dagger; 86 = Holy Water; 87 = Stopwatch;
                             88 = Syfa Fire; 89 = Syfa Ice; 8a = Syfa Water; 8b = Grant Dagger;
                             8c Grant Axe; 8d-8f = Upgrades (8f removed); 90 = Wall Meat; 
                             91 = Invincibility Potion; 92 = Rosary; 93-9b = Coins; 9c = 1UP; 
                             9d = Big Heart; 9e = Small Heart; 9f-a0 = Multipliers
$05EB              Stair Stun Timer
$05EF              Stair Direction
                   Grant Jump State Fraction (functions like speed variables)
$05F0       #12    AI Class (determines behavior)
$0602              Stair Stun (decreases $05EB)
                   Freezing Rivers
                   Turning Into Bat
$0606              Grant Gravity Subpixel (increases $05EF for Grant)
$0607       #12    State Timer (time between state changes for most NPCs)
                   Sinusoid Center Axis
$0619              Ally Swap Y-Coordinate
$061A       #03    Subweapon Damage and Multikill Count
$061D              Stair Timer (time to climb one step)
                   Grant Gravity (increases $05D8 for Grant)
$061E       #12    Miscellaneous Ticker (usually timer or counter for NPCs)
$0630              Weapon Damage
$0631       #03    Subweapon Deflection (copy of $0658,X on Cross hit)
$0634       #17    Miscellaneous Use (used by a couple NPCs)
$0646       #12    Spawner Index
$0658       #0d    NPC Damage
$0664       #06    Candle Active
$066A       #12    Applied Effect (copy of $061A,X on subweapon hit)
$067B       #12    NPC Hitpoints
$068E       #12    Weapons Impact
                             01 = weapon; 02 = subweapon 1; 04 = subweapon 2; 08 = subweapon 3
$06A0       #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Start
$06A5       #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope ID
$06AA       #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Position
$06AF       #05    Audio Channel Pitch Envelope Loop Count
$06B4       #05    Audio Channel Sustain State
$06B9       #05    Audio Channel Sustain Position (from 0 to 3)
$06BE       #05    Audio Channel Sustain Dampen
$06C3       #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period Low Bytes
$06C7       #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period Low Bytes
$06CB       #04    Audio BGM Square 1 Sustain Period High Bytes
$06CF       #04    Audio BGM Square 2 Sustain Period High Bytes
$06D3       #09    Audio Channel PROM Bank
$06DC              Music Paused
$06DD              Boss Scream Duration stops DPCM playback
$06E0       #90    Collision Map
                             00 = empty; 01 = mud; 02 = convey right; 03 = convey left;
                             04 = fragile; 05 = ceiling spike; 06 = solid; 07 = floor spike;
                             08 = ice; 0c-0f = cracking
$0770       #08    CHR5 Solid Definitions
                             Byte 0 = empty; Byte 1 = mud; Byte 2 = convey right; Byte 3 = convey left;
                             Byte 4 = fragile; Byte 5 = ceiling spike; Byte 6 = solid; Byte 7 = floor spike
$0778       #08    CHR6 Solid Definitions
$0780              Background Animation Frame
$0781              Background Animation Timer
$0782              Epilogue Ally
$0783              Epilogue State
$0784              Castle Shake
$0785              Epilogue Text Page
$0780              Entry Selector Column
  $0780            Entry Selector Column
  $0780            Map Clipping
                             00 = To Grant; 01 = To Syfa; 02 = From Alucard
$0781              Background Animation Timer
  $0781            Entry Selector Row
  $0781            Map Fade-out Value
$0782       #40    Fog Parallax Positions
                             32 rows of parallax with 2 bytes per row:
                             Byte 0 = subpixel offset; Byte 1 = pixel offset
  $0782            Previous Selector Column
  $0782            Map Timer
  $0782            Epilogue Ally
  $0782            Sypha's Frozen Tile Column
$0783              Previous Selector Row
  $0783            Map Horizontal Speed Subpixel
  $0783            Epilogue State
  $0783            Sypha's Frozen Tile Row
$0784              Name Cursor Position
  $0784            Map Horizontal Speed
  $0784            Castle Shake Direction
  $0784            Leftmost Frozen Tile Column
$0785              Map Vertical Speed Subpixel
  $0785            Epilogue Text Page
  $0785            Leftmost Frozen Tile Row
$0786              Password Icon
  $0786            Map Vertical Speed
  $0786            Rightmost Frozen Tile Column
$0787              Previous Password Icon
  $0787            Map Scroll Timer
  $0787            Rightmost Frozen Tile Row
$0788       #02    Password Decryption Dump
  $0788            Map X-coordinate Subpixel
  $0788            Epilogue Scroll Timer
  $0788            Water Freeze Counter
$0789              Map Y-coordinate Subpixel
  $0789            Frozen Water Room Type
$078A              Epilogue Timer
  $078A            Map Path PPU Scroll
$078B              Map Path PPU Control
  $078B            Password Errors (used for debugging)
$078C       #02    Map Path PPU Address
$078C              Update Selector
$0790       #10    Entered Password
                             00 = empty; 01 = whip; 02 = cross; 03 = heart
$0790              Map Screen Platform
                             00 = full; 01 = short west; 02 = bottom east;
                             03 = top west; 04 = middle west; 05 = bottom west
$07A0       #0a    Generated Password
$07B1       #02    Stacked Breakable Wall
$07B3       #02    Lower Block Broken
$07B5       #02    Upper Block Broken
$07B7       #02    Wall ID (points to $00F4,X)
$07C2       #06    Spawner Type
$07C8       #06    Spawner State
$07CE       #06    Spawner Timer
$07D4       #06    Spawner Y-Coordinate
$07DA       #06    Spawner x-Coordinate
$07E0       #06    Spawner Offscreen
$07E6       #06    Spawner NPC Object
$07EC       #06    Bone Dragon King Frames (two ribs per byte)
$07EC              Cyclops Lightning State
                   Bone Dragon Cycle
                   Giant Bat Leader
                   Dracula Phase
                             00 = Dracula; 01 = demon; 02 = Pazuzu
$07ED              Victory State
                   Bone Dragon Mirrored
                   Collapsing Bridge Length
                   Giant Bat State
$07EE              Bone Dragon Fireball Timer
                   Death Scythe Count
$07EF              Bone Dragon Attacking
$07F3              Boss Phase
                             00 = boss fight; 01 = boss defeat; 02 = crystal drop;
                             03 = battle over; 80 = boss waiting
                   Victory Delay (timer after battle over)
$07F6              Hard Mode
$07F8       #08    Player Name


Internal Data for Castlevania III

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