Although not as eloquent as in the novel, this version of the creature is intelligent and relatively nonviolent. Final Battle As the title suggests, Final Battle is the film's longest action piece, featuring a lengthy, relentless recap of all the film's action themes, including Dracula's, Frankenstein's, the brides' and the swashbuckling theme. Moments after his children came to life, Van Helsing who followed the werewolf with Anna started shooting the children, so Dracula attacked him. It ends with a dramatic cue, almost romantic in nature, hinted at in Attacking Brides, that seems to represent Van Helsing's anguish at becoming a werewolf. His top speed is unknown. In the adventure, Van Helsing deals with and his hybrid mutants. His living self was murdered by in 1462 and his undead self was again killed by Van Helsing.
Little is known about his human life or human personality. Attempting to ally with him and again offer to restore his memory after Helsing returns to human form following to moon being dimmed out, Van Helsing verbally refused Dracula and finally killed him for good after transforming back by biting his throat, with the werewolf venom coursing through his veins rotting the very flesh from Dracula's skeleton. Velkan's father was used as a power source to bring Dracula's children to life. He claims to have almost no emotion such as love, fear, joy or sorrow because he has no heart, which makes him feel hollow. After failing to free Frankenstein's monster from his imprisonment, he lets them know of a cure to lycanthropy that Dracula possesses. Van Helsing tries to free him, but is pushed by Dracula and the evil vampire succeeds in making his children live. As the werewolf, Van Helsing battles Dracula and, despite the vampire's attempts to reason with him, manages to bite him, causing him to dissolve into a skeleton.
Likely this idea only came to him after the death of Marishka, and he saw Anna as a fitting replacement, not only becoming his new bride but also ending the Valerious line. He was initially quite grumpy, but helpful. Meanwhile, Carl discovers a painting that comes to life, depicting a werewolf and a vampire battling. The villagers are scared off by Dracula and his brides, who witness the monster and the doctor's research apparently destroyed by the fire. His assistant escapes, but the villagers chase the monster to an old windmill and set it ablaze. He has the ability to turn into a large bat creature unlike most regular vampires. Igor confronts Carl on a bridge, but the confrontation sends Igor falling to his demise.
The action starts immediately as Frankenstein gives life to his monster, with Count Dracula observing the experiment. There are scary monsters to suggest a horror movie, explosions and fight scenes that say action movie, eye-roll-inducing comic relief, a vaguely mystical plotline, and even a perfunctory love story. He is a lustful and seductive villain, as shown through his interactions with his brides and Anna Valerious. When his children revive successfully, Dracula confronts Van Helsing with this, and to his shock his foe transforms into a werewolf. The werewolf witnesses the conversation and escapes to inform Dracula. He also enjoys toying with Van Helsing, who murdered him centuries ago.
Because he is not evil, Van Helsing cannot allow him to be killed, even though he claims to be key to Dracula's experiment. Dracula and the other vampires have been terrorizing the region all along. He saves Anna and kills Marishka, one of the brides, but as the last of her line, Anna becomes more determined to kill Dracula. He has a deep desire to kill Anna, the last of the Valerious line before she destroys what he desires to create. He learns that his mission to destroy Dracula and his are penance for unremembered sins that cause nightmares. After narrowly stopping Carl from killing him, Van Helsing returns to normal, stricken with grief over what he has done. Van Helsing uses guns, arrows and a small buzz saw.
Instead, Sommers tries to hold an audience for two hours with nothing up his sleeve but colored ribbons, bright sparklers and a kazoo. He then turns back and starts peddling. But on a more powerful werewolf like Van Helsing he has no control at all though Carl claimed that Van Helsing would only be able to resist Dracula's control until the stroke of 1 o'clock. Returning to the Valerious' castle, Carl discovers an inscription and creates a doorway to the castle. Dracula knew he had lost his memories, and so he asked if he had nightmares of ancient battles.
Dracula replied that they would talk in another moment. The group travels by carriage to , luring the remaining brides into a trap and killing Verona. . Who Are They to Judge? History He is created by Dr. It's come to known he has survived somehow and has been living and hiding in a cave under the mill from Dracula, but Van Helsing and Anna find him and in his werewolf form sees them with him and alerts Dracula. At a funeral pyre, Van Helsing witnesses the spirits of Anna and her family ascending into the afterlife while Frankenstein's monster rows away on a raft out to sea. He screamed to them in a vampiric way, making his brides frightened, but he pleaded with them not to fear him and said that everybody feared him, but his brides did not, whereupon they sprang at him and nuzzled and caressed him.
Some, however, will doubtless view it as such. In Transylvania, Velkan is apparently killed during an attempt to trap and kill a , and Anna is attacked by Dracula's brides shortly after Van Helsing's arrival. Dracula kills the doctor as a mob of villagers storms the castle. But his film just lies there, weighted down by a complete lack of wit, artfulness and internal logic. Dracula tried the similar process with as a substitute for the monster, but the experiment had not worked which brought sorrow to Dracula's brides 1888 He was awoken from his icy sleep when his bride Marishka died, shouting her name in grief. The experiment fails, and the vampire children die, but Velkan turns on Anna as he is consumed by his curse. The fact Dracula thinks he feels nothing causes him to hate even himself.
One year later, after killing the elusive at the in , monster hunter Van Helsing returns to the in. Van Helsing and Anna escape together. He is tasked with helping the last of an ancient Romanian bloodline, Velkan and Anna Valerious, who must kill Dracula so that their ancestors may enter Heaven. It is played during Van Helsing and Carl's voyage by sea and land to. Decades later, a secretive council run by the Roman Catholic church dispatches their ace monster hunter Van Helsing to the scene to finally kill Dracula, who has been terrorizing the region in the intervening years.