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"Calamity Unbound" (試練を超える力, Shiren o Koeru Chikara?, lit. Power to Overcome Trials) is a boss theme in Final Fantasy XIV. It was composed by Masayoshi Soken and arranged by Nobuko Toda and Yoshitaka Suzuki (as "Film Score").

It contains some elements from "Answers".

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy XIV[]

"Calamity Unbound" plays as the general boss theme in the Bahamut Bahamut raids.

It is the 119th and the last track in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Original Soundtrack.

Lyrics[]

It uses nonsensical lyrics in-game, but was given actual lyrics for the Final Fantasy XIV Orchestra Concert 2017 -Eorzean Symphony-, written by Michael-Christopher Koji Fox. The lyrics were released on the Eorzean Symphony: Final Fantasy XIV Orchestral Album.

Eorzean Symphony version[]

English
He watcheth
He knoweth
Ah, chaos
He taketh
Bestoweth
Ah, chaos
He reapeth
He soweth
Ah, chaos
He graspeth
Foregoeth
Ah, chaos
Undying
Unbroken
Ah, pandemonium
Japanese translation
彼は見て
彼は知る
嗚呼、混沌よ
彼は奪い
彼は与える
嗚呼、混沌よ
彼は種を蒔き
彼は刈り取る
嗚呼、混沌よ
彼は捕らえ
彼は手放す
嗚呼、混沌よ
死することなく
屈することなし
嗚呼、混沌の地よ

Live performances[]

Eorzean Symphony: Final Fantasy XIV Orchestral Album[]

A concert performance of "Calamity Unbound" orchestrated by Shota Nakama for the Eorzean Symphony was recorded and appears on this album. It was conducted by Hirofumi Kurita and performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mih Khetto Chorus.

It is also in the Eorzean Symphony: Final Fantasy XIV Orchestral Album (Concert version).

Arrangement album appearances[]

Final Fantasy XIV Orchestral Arrangement Album[]

An orchestral arrangement of "Calamity Unbound" was released with Yoshitaka Suzuki and Shota Nakama as the arrangers. It was conducted by Hirofumi Kurita and performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.

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