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The theme song for the battle against FFV's final boss. The ominous intro transforms into the high-tempo beat of a final battle in this famous song.

"The Final Battle" (最後の闘い, Saigo no Tatakai?), also known as "Neo Exdeath", is the final boss theme of Final Fantasy V.

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy V[]

"The Final Battle" plays during the final battle. On the Advance and the now discontinued mobile/Steam releases, it also plays during the battle with Enuo.

"The Final Battle" was released as the seventeenth track of the second disc of the Final Fantasy V: Original Sound Version. Its arrange by TOSE for Final Fantasy V Advance is the seventeenth track of the Final Fantasy Finest Box collection's third disc.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

An arrangement of "The Final Battle" by Masayoshi Soken titled "Final, Not Final" plays during the second half of the battle against Exdeath in Deltascape V4.0 (Savage).

It is the 50th track in Stormblood: Final Fantasy XIV Original Soundtrack.

Final Fantasy XV[]

The original theme from Final Fantasy V and the arrangement from Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy are included in the music player. The original is on the Memories of FFV album bought for 100 gil from Aldare's shop in Galdin Quay. The Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy arrangement is available on the Memories of Dissidia 012 FF album purchasable from Old Lestallum for 500 gil.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

"The Final Battle -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY V"

"The Final Battle -arrange- from FINAL FANTASY V" is high-quality arrangement by Takeharu Ishimoto . It is the twentieth track of the original soundtrack's first disc.

The track can be selected automatically for battles including Bartz Klauser, Gilgamesh or Exdeath, or any battle with the Interdimensional Castle as the arena.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[]

The arranged track from Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy and the original SNES version can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[]

"The Final Battle" appears as a Battle Music Sequence available as downloadable content.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[]

"The Final Battle" is a Battle Music Sequence available in the base game.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[]

"The Final Battle" is a Battle Music Sequence that can be unlocked by spending 5 sound medals in the music store. It was also the worldwide victory reward for the "White Mage vs. Black Mage" Lux Crystal Battle that took place between February 15, 2017 and February 28, 2017.

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Arrangement album appearances[]

The Black Mages III: Darkness and Starlight[]

"The Final Battle" was rearranged by The Black Mages and included in their third studio album as "Neo Exdeath". It is the second track of the album.

Final Fantasy Orchestra Album[]

The Final Fantasy V "The Final Battle" is the fifth track of the final disc of this album, "Battle Medley 2012 (Final Fantasy I – XIV)", arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama.

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