Every vampire has some sort of unique ability, which makes him or her stand out to other vampires and shows superior characteristics compared to Dracula. Bram Stoker created the basis for all vampires to come. Stoker created Dracula to be a very dark and evil creature with the ability to shape shift, defy gravity, read minds, turn others into vampires with his blood, and transport (Stoker). Though his abilities are vast, he also has weaknesses that diminish his strength. Dracula cannot go out in the daylight, or he will burn, and though he is immortal, if he is decapitated and staked through the heart he will die. A weakness unique to Dracula is the fact that he has to be near Transylvanian soil in order to rest and regenerate his strength (Stoker). Stoker makes Dracula a mysterious creature in his novel, ...
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