- 1 Game appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.3 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.4 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.5 Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)
- 1.6 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.8 World of Final Fantasy
- 2 Arrangement album appearances
- 3 Live performances
- 4 Appearances outside Final Fantasy media
- 5 Etymology
Game appearances[edit | edit source]
"The Decisive Battle" is the predominant battle theme for boss battles, being replaced by "Battle to the Death" for a selection of strong bosses.
It is the twenty-fourth track of the first disc of the Original Sound Version, and of the Kefka's Domain album. The TOSE arrangement for the Finest Fantasy for Advance version was released as the twenty-fourth track of the Final Fantasy Finest Box collection's fourth disc.
The original Final Fantasy VI version and the Dissidia Final Fantasy arrangement are included on the music player. The Memories of FFVI album is bought for 100 gil from JM Market in Taelpar Rest Area. The Memories of DISSIDIA FF album is sold in Old Lestallum for 500 gil.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]
"The Decisive Battle -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY VI" is an arrangement of "The Decisive Battle" by Takeharu Ishimoto. It is one of the two default Final Fantasy VI battle themes. It is the twenty-seventh track of the Dissidia Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack first disc.
"The Decisive Battle" can be automatically selected for battles
The Dissidia Final Fantasy arrangement and the original SNES version can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.
"The Decisive Battle" appears as a Battle Music Sequence for the Final Fantasy VI Series play. It is also in the first downloadable demo. The theme is included in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.
"The Decisive Battle" is a Battle Music Sequence for Final Fantasy VI. "The Decisive Battle - arrangement - from FINAL FANTASY VI" also appears as a BMS for Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy.
"The Decisive Battle" is a playable Battle Music Sequence that is available by default.
The Final Fantasy Record Keeper arrangement of "The Decisive Battle" is also playable as a Battle Music Sequence. It can be purchased from the song store for 5 sound medals. It was also the worldwide victory reward for the "Tyro vs. Dr. Mog" Lux Crystal Battle that took place between April 12, 2017 and April 25, 2017.
Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]
A rearranged version was recorded for the Black Mages' first, eponymous album, using seven-string guitars and played in their signature progressive rock format.
"Decisive Battle" is included on the album, which consists entirely of solo classical guitar arrangements of tracks from the Final Fantasy main series, performed by Yuji Sekiguchi.
The Final Fantasy VI "The Decisive Battle" was included in the final track of this album, "Battle Medley 2012 (Final Fantasy I – XIV)," arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama, as its sixth song.
Live performances[edit | edit source]
"THE BLACK MAGES" LIVE[edit | edit source]
The Black Mages's arranged "The Decisive Battle" from their debut album was performed live at this 2003 concert that took place at Shibuya-AX and Kanagawa University, of which it was the eight song of the line-up.
A live recording of "The Decisive Battle" from at the London premiere of the concert of the same name on February 15, 2014, conducted by Arnie Roth, is included on this album.
Appearances outside Final Fantasy media[edit | edit source]
"Decisive Battle" was arranged and performed by video game metal band Powerglove, and this was included as the fourth track of their debut extended play Total Pwnage.
An organ arrangement of "The Decisive Battle" is included in this crossover between Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest for the PlayStation Portable. It has some electric guitar-chords on the background, but is mainly an organ piece.
Lord of Vermilion Re:2 FAN KIT[edit | edit source]
An arrangement of this song is included on the Final Fantasy VI medley by Tsuyoshi Sekito.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
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.A decisive battle is another name for