FFIV's final battle theme, the low intro of this song heralds the coming of a formidable enemy in this famous tune which has spurred so many to bravery!Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description
As aforementioned, "The Final Battle" is heard during the battle between Cecil Harvey's party and Zeromus at the Lunar Core. In the Advance and Complete Collection releases, it also plays during the battle with Zeromus EG.
"The Final Battle" was rearranged by Junya Nakano for the Nintendo DS release of Final Fantasy IV, and is given the same use in-game as in the original releases, as well as being used for the fight with Proto-Babil. This version was released as the nineteenth track of the second disc of the Final Fantasy IV Original Soundtrack.
The original version of "The Final Battle" is part of the Final Fantasy IV Music Pack DLC distributed through the PlayStation Network. It may be automatically selected for Arcade and Quick Battles featuring Cecil, Golbez or Kain Highwind, or taking place at the Lunar Subterrane.
Arrangement Album appearances
"The Final Battle" is part of the battle medley track on the Piano Collections album, called "The Battle".
"The Final Battle" was rearranged and included in The Black Mages' second studio album The Black Mages II: The Skies Above and titled "Zeromus".
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The Black Mages' "Zeromus" was the second song performed at their 2005 concerts at Club Citta in Kawasaki City, Japan and Namba Hatch in Osaka City, Japan.
Appearances outside Final Fantasy Media
"The Final Battle" is included in "Red Wings Over Baron", a Final Fantasy IV medley by video game metal band Powerglove.
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An arrangement of this theme is included on the Final Fantasy IV medley by Tsuyoshi Sekito.
- "Final Boss Theme"
- "Battle Theme 2"
- "Battle to the Death"
- "The Final Battle" (Final Fantasy V)
- "Dancing Mad"
- "One-Winged Angel"
- "The Extreme"
- "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"