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One of the battle themes of FFXI, this song is used when you are fighting solo in the field. The fast pace and trumpets echo the tension and glory of battle!

"Battle Theme" is the main normal battle theme in Final Fantasy XI. It was composed and arranged by Naoshi Mizuta.

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy XI[]

"Battle Theme" plays whenever the player enters battle in a field area while fighting solo. It originally played only when the character drew his/her weapon, but in an update, it was changed to also allow players to hear the battle theme while a claimed monster is nearby. It is the 5th track in the original soundtrack.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[]

"Battle Theme" is a downloadable Battle Music Sequence track. It curiously takes place in a cave area, despite Final Fantasy XI's "Battle Theme" not playing in dungeons, such as caves. It was released on July 19th in North America.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[]

"Battle Theme" makes a reprisal, again available as a Battle Music Sequence. This time, it is available in the base game, and does not require a download to play.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[]

"Battle Theme" appears again as a playable Battle Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.

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Arrangement album appearances[]

Final Fantasy XI Chips[]

"Battle Theme" is arranged in a chiptune style in this album. Arranged by W2X, it is the third track of the album.

Final Fantasy Guitar Solo Collection X~XIII-2[]

"Battle Theme" was arranged and performed by Nobuyuki Hirakura.

Live appearances[]

Fan Festival 2007[]

A metal tribute version of the Final Fantasy XI "Battle Theme" was played at the Fan Festival 2007 as part of the live concert. The tribute was arranged and performed by the Smash Brothers.

Appearances outside Final Fantasy media[]

Lord of Vermilion Re:2 FAN KIT[]

"Battle Theme" plays as part of the Final Fantasy XI medley, arranged by Ryo Yamazaki.