"Mt. Gulg" (グルグ火山, Gurugu Kazan?, lit. Gulg Volcano), originally known as "Gurgu Volcano" or "Mount Gulg"', is a prominent background theme in the original Final Fantasy. It is an iconic track of the series and has been referenced to in other games. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.

Game appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Mt. Gulg" is the background theme for its eponymous location, as well as the Giant's Cave and the Cavern of Earth. It is the fifteenth track of the All Sounds of Final Fantasy I & II album.

"Mt. Gulg" was arranged by Nobuo Uematsu for the Wonderswan Color release, and this version has been used in all subsequent ports and remakes. It is the seventeenth track of the original soundtrack.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

"Mount Gulug" is an arrangement of "Mount Gulg" by Nobuo Uematsu, and plays in Mount Gulug. It is the twenty-fifth track of the original soundtrack's third disc.

Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

The theme is included in the music player. It is available since the beginning as part of the Memories of FF album.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

""Mt. Gulg -original-" from FINAL FANTASY I" is the fourth track of the soundtrack's first disc. It can be bought from the PP Catalog with 240 PP.

After being purchased, it can be selected by default in any battle including the Warrior of Light, Garland or the Chaos Shrine.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

A new arrangement can be bought for 3,600 gil from the shop.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

"Mount Gulg" appears in the Nintendo 3DS version as a bonus Field track from the Chaos Scores. To be played, it must first be found in a dark note.

In the iOS version, "Mount Gulg" can be downloaded as part of the Final Fantasy Field Music Basic Bundle, as well as the "Main Theme" and "Matoya's Cave".

"Mount Gulg" is a particular exception in the songs available, as all the other included songs are in their original form, but the "Mount Gulg" theme is the arrangement for the Wonderswan Color and PlayStation releases, because the original NES "Gurgu Volcano" was too short.[1]

The theme is included in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

"Mount Gulg" is a standard Field Music Sequence track.

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

The Wonderswan/PlayStation arrangement of "Mt. Gulg" is a Field Music Sequence. It is available by default.

Difficulty
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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Chocobo Racing[edit | edit source]

"Mithril Mines" is an arrangement of "Mount Gulg" by Kenji Ito and plays at the eponymous track. It is the twenthieth track of the soundtrack album.

However, the background theme for the Vulcan-O Valley track is called "Gurgu Volcano", but is an arrangement of the Final Fantasy II "Battle Scene 2" theme. It is the twenty-fourth track of the game's soundtrack.

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales[edit | edit source]

"Mt. Gulg" is an arrangement by Yuzo Takahashi appears as a theme. It is the fourth track of the original soundtrack.

Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]

Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

An orchestral performance of "Mount Gulg" starts Symphonic Suite's "SCENE VI", and is succeeded in this track by the Final Fantasy II "Dungeon" and "Imperial Army Theme". It is the sixth track of the album of the concert's recording.

Piano Opera Final Fantasy I/II/III[edit | edit source]

A piano arrangement of the original "Mount Gulg" theme appears as the fourth track of the album. It was arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama.

Final Fantasy IX Chips[edit | edit source]

An 8-bit arrangement of Final Fantasy IX "Mount Gulug" by ajiponn is part of this chiptune album as its sixth track.

References[edit | edit source]

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