Evil spirits that can be encountered in Konami's 1997/1998 Castlevania: Legends [Japanese title: Akumajo Dracula: Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Demon Castle Dracula: Dark Night Prelude)] Super Gameboy video game. The acts these shades performed in life were so unforgivable that their souls have been stained jet black for all eternity. They haunt the exterior grounds of Dracula's Castle, as well as the chambers of the Clock Tower. Because their connection to the material plane is tenuous at best, a single strike from Sonia Belmont's whip, even in its' weakest form, will instantly banish these tainted fiends back to whatever hell they usually inhabit.
For comparison/informational purposes, below is a screenshot of Sonia Belmont being hounded by three Shadows in the first level (Outside The Castle) of the Castlevania: Legends Super Gameboy video game:
(In no particular order of importance.)
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