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"Dawn of a New Era" (新時代の暁, Shinjidai no Akatsuki?) is a main theme in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

It was composed by Masayoshi Soken and arranged by Nobuko Toda and Yoshitaka Suzuki (as "Film Score"), with the lyrics written by Michael-Christopher Koji Fox and Eva Kappeller.

The melody of "Victory Fanfare" is used at the end of the track.


The lyrics were released on Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Original Soundtrack.

Terra nata fantasia!
Japanese translation

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy XIV[]

"Dawn of a New Era" first plays in A New Beginning, the prologue video and opening cinematic of A Realm Reborn.[1]

It plays again in the ending of the Seventh Umbral Era Main Scenario Quests.

It is the 114th track in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Original Soundtrack.

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers[]

A portion of "Dawn of a New Era" looped plays in the ending of Reflections in Crystal.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker[]

A looped "Dawn of a New Era" plays again in the cutscene with the Scions of the Seventh Dawn in Radz-at-Han before the Warrior of Light journeys back to the First.

The motif of "Dawn of a New Era" is used as one of the motifs from A Realm Reborn in "Radiance", the boss theme that plays against Byregot, Rhalgr, and Azeyma in Aglaia Aglaia.