The theme for FFVIII's final boss fight. Voices rise as if in prayer, then the music swells in unsettling eddies as the lonely intro takes on a raging beat.
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description.
On the soundtrack, "The Extreme" has a running time of approximately 6 minutes and 45 seconds. "The Extreme" features a female chorus eerily chanting "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec" in its intro. Additionally, the intro to many of the older battle themes of the Final Fantasy series can be heard after the tranquil intro ends.
- 1 Game appearances
- 2 Arrangement album appearances
- 3 Compilation album appearances
- 4 Unofficial album appearances
- 5 See also
- 6 External links
Game appearances[edit | edit source]
An arrangement of "The Extreme" plays during the battle against the Oracle of Darkness in Eden's Promise: Eternity (Savage) in Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, and can be obtained as an orchestrion roll from the same duty.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]
""The Extreme -original-" from FINAL FANTASY VIII" is one of the two default Final Fantasy VIII battle themes. It is the seventh track of Dissidia Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack second disc.
""The Extreme -original-" from FINAL FANTASY VIII" is a battle theme. It can be automatically selected for battles including Laguna Loire, Squall Leonhart, or Ultimecia, or taking place at Ultimecia's Castle.
In the story mode, it is featured as the background theme of the final duel between Laguna and the Cloud of Darkness.
new jazz arrangement is a default theme. The original PlayStation version can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.
"The Extreme" is a Battle Music Sequence included in the base game.
"The Extreme" is a playable Battle Music Sequence. It can be bought in the song store for 5 sound medals.
Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]
A rearranged and modified version of "The Extreme" was created and recorded by the Black Mages. The song is the third track on their third studio album.
The song is part of the 8-bit arrangement album as its ninth track.
Compilation album appearances[edit | edit source]
"The Extreme" is included on the fifth disc of this collector's edition set.
Unofficial album appearances[edit | edit source]
BadAss: Boss Themes[edit | edit source]
The free fan album by OverClocked ReMix contains a track titled "Ultimecia (Final Fantasy VIII) - All Existence Denied", which is The Extreme with an alternative palette plus vocalization of Ultimecia.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Final boss theme
- "Battle Theme 2
- "Battle to the Death"
- "The Final Battle" (Final Fantasy IV)
- "The Final Battle" (Final Fantasy V)
- "Dancing Mad"
- "One-Winged Angel"
- "The Final Battle" (Final Fantasy IX)
- "Final Battle" (Final Fantasy X)
- "Their Resting Place"
- "Struggle for Freedom"
- "Nascent Requiem"
- "Unseen Abyss"
- "Almighty Bhunivelze"
- "Rise of the White Raven"