Simon kneels by Dracula's grave and text appears telling you that "The encounter with Dracula is terminated.Simon Belmont has … Beat Dracula in the Inverted Castle with more than 196% 5. Take 15 or more in-game Days to Beat the Game. In Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, the text in the three endings doesn’t seem to match up with the visuals or how you get them.
This page describes the endings that can be seen in Castlevania II, and how to get them.
Kill Richter without getting the Holy Glasses from Maria 2.
Complete the game in 7 days or less. 5 endings: 1. Play as Richter and kill Shaft in the inverted castle--any percentage.
Beat Dracula in the Inverted Castle with less than 196% 4. For Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow on the Game Boy Advance, a GameFAQs Q&A question titled "Endings? Kill Richter after getting the Holy Glasses from Maria 3. ". The worst ending (that you get by taking the longest) shows a black and white picture with Simon gone, but the text is the most upbeat of all three endings.