This Comic's Cast:

Well, honestly he can only be staked by iron. Presumably some kind of railroad tie. At least that's what's in the book, Dracula (although my recollection could be spotty since I really hated that book).

Most sources tend to agree that consecrated wood is needed for vampires, especially elder ones like Dracula, so we'll count that as the rule. Magic (and whips) also work since this is Castlevania.
 
    

When evil spreads across the land, and darkness rises and the monsters roam. When the creatures of the night make beautiful music, and the things that go bump in the night go bump with greater enthusiasm. When the world is in peril and is in need of a hero...

These guys are, sadly, the best the world can hope for. These are the adventures of the heroes of CVRPG. They mean well, they try hard, and occasionally they do the impossible...

They actually do something heroic.