Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.2)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 25th 2019 in Europe and North America, and later in Japan)

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – Ver. 1.0.12

  • Release date: August 1st 2019 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

Bug Fixes

Fixed instances where Bloodless would not heal while using Blood Steal offscreen.
Fixed shards that had memory leaks
Fixed the physics bug on hair while using some accessories
Fixed the crash after interacting with a bookcase
Fixed items getting stuck on walls
Fixed repeating SFX during Beal encounter
Fixed instances where sliding into water would cause the player to get stuck

Familiar Changes:

Familiar upgrade via Grade was nerfed
Increased strength based on level
Dullhammerhead has been nerfed

Shard Adjustments (Decreased Power):

Riga Stroaema
    OLD ATK 28
    NEW ATK 24

    OLD ATK 15
    NEW ATK 10

Change Bunny
    OLD ATK 30
    NEW ATK 25

Flame Cannon
    OLD ATK 18
    NEW ATK 16

Straight Arrow
    OLD ATK 18
    NEW ATK 16

Chase Arrow
    OLD ATK 16
    NEW ATK 14

Heretical Grinder
    OLD ATK 19
    NEW ATK 15

Circle Ripper
    OLD ATK 36
    NEW ATK 32

Shooting Dagger
    OLD ATK 24
    NEW ATK 20

Riga Dohin
    OLD ATK 40
    NEW ATK 35

Welcome Company
    OLD ATK 18 – Spawns 5
    NEW ATK 12 – Spawns 3

Directed Shield
    OLD MP 30/sec
    NEW MP 50/sec

Weapon Adjustments (Decreased Power):

Flying Edge
    OLD ATK 18
    NEW ATK 16

Rhava Bural
    OLD ATK 14
    NEW ATK 12

Rhava Velar
    OLD ATK 16
    NEW ATK 14

Weapon Techniques (Increased Power):

Surprise Gift
Force Blast
Lasting Wound
Flashing Air Kick
Crimson Storm


Changed crafting materials for Flame Cannon

Enemy HP Increases

Dullahammer Head

Boss Adjustments


Drop Adjustments

Increased the drop rate of “Monster Fur” from Simians


Text corrections


Valefor’s max HP heal is capped at 9999
Adjusted quest jingle volume
Adjusted lighting on GDN013 well (difficult to see that players can go through).


Map feature improvements

* Localization Improvements

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: June 25th 2019 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds content
  • improves performance
  • Additional notes: this is the Day 1 update for the game.
  • Source: 505 Games (Kickstarter)

How to download updates for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.



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