The final boss battle theme for FFX. A grave opening gives way to incessant questioning from the piano, as poignant as Spira's spiral of death and dreams...

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description.

"Final Battle" (決戦, Kessen?, lit. Decisive Battle), also known as "Decisive Battle", plays during the final boss battle against Yu Yevon in Final Fantasy X, composed by Masashi Hamauzu.

Game appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" plays during the battle against Yu Yevon. It is the eighteenth track on disc 4 of the original soundtrack. The song is a 3-part variation and the third part (2:20-2:40) is infused with the melody of "Hymn of the Fayth". The Final Fantasy X HD Remaster arrangement uses real instruments and the piano is replaced with the xylophone.

Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" is included in the music player as the ninth track of Memories of FFX album bought from the Wiz Chocobo Post for 100 gil.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" appears as one of the downloadable tracks available in the Final Fantasy X music pack, allowing it to be usable as battle background music.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2015)[edit | edit source]

A new arrangement of the theme can be bought from the in-game shop for 3,600 gil.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" appears as a downloadable content Battle Music Sequence track for Final Fantasy X.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" reappears as a Battle Music Sequence for Final Fantasy X.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[edit | edit source]

"Final Battle" returns as a playable Battle Music Sequence that can be purchased from the song store for 5 sound medals. It was also the worldwide victory reward for the "Thunder Plains vs. Dalmasca Estersand" Lux Crystal Battle that took place between April 26, 2017 and May 9, 2017.

Difficulty
Beginner Basic Expert Ultimate Transcendent
N/A 3 4 9 14

Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]

Piano Collections: Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

The Piano Collections version is mostly faithful to the OST version. There is a second version found in the Piano Collections Book under "Special Presents", and has an added staccato section.

Final Fantasy X Vocal Collection[edit | edit source]

The beginning of track 12 "Spiral" contains a short and simplified piano solo and then enters an irrelevant electronic-rock fusion.

Live performances[edit | edit source]

A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy - Volume II[edit | edit source]

A live recording of "Final Battle" is the ninth track on the A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy - Volume II album

See also[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

A decisive battle is another name for decisive victory. A decisive victory is a military victory in battle that definitively resolves the objective being fought over, ending one stage of the conflict and beginning another stage. Until a decisive victory is achieved, conflict over the competing objectives will continue.

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