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"The Maker's Ruin" (神なき世界, Kami naki Sekai?, lit. Godless World) is a leitmotif appearing in Final Fantasy XIV, used as the main theme for the Warrior of Light.

It was composed by Masayoshi Soken, with lyrics written by Michael-Christopher Koji Fox and Eva Kappeller.

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy XIV[]

"The Maker's Ruin" first plays in its entirety during the first phase of the confrontation with the Ultima Weapon at The Porta Decumana The Porta Decumana (The Praetorium (original) pre-patch 6.1), as well as the second phase of the subsequent solo duty against Lahabrea. Its leitmotif can be found in the Ultima Weapon's second phase theme, "Ultima", as well as in "Penitus" (the theme's first appearance), "Breaking Boundaries" (a theme appearing in each of the final job quests), and "And You! - A Realm Reborn Medley", among others. It appears for the second time during the introductory cutscene of The Final Coil of Bahamut - Turn 4 The Final Coil of Bahamut - Turn 4.

"The Maker's Ruin" is the 109th track in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Original Soundtrack.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward[]

"The Maker's Ruin" plays during the fight with Ascian Prime in the The Aetherochemical Research Facility The Aetherochemical Research Facility, and during combat with the Warriors of Darkness.

The song also plays from the twin music boxes (Star Ruby Music Box and Star Sapphire Music Box) crafted as part of the Heavensward Goldsmith questline.[1]

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood[]

The song, arranged as a medley with "Torn from the Heavens", appears in Omega's battle themes, "Heartless" and "From the Heavens", for the raid Alphascape V4.0 Alphascape V4.0 and Alphascape V4.0 (Savage) Alphascape V4.0 (Savage), respectively. "Heartless" was arranged by Yukiko Takada and "From the Heavens" was arranged by Yoshitaka Suzuki and Soken.

"The Maker's Ruin" also appears in the final Dark Knight job quest, during the battle with Myste the Delusionist.

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers[]

A new arrangement plays in cutscenes featuring Ardbert and the Warriors of Darkness, titled "More Than Truth", arranged by Yukiko Takada.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker[]

"With Hearts Aligned", an arrangement of "The Maker's Ruin" appears as the theme for the final phase of The Final Day The Final Day. Its chorus absent the leitmotif later players as part of "Endwalker - Footfalls" in the confrontation with Zenos.

Lyrics[]

Latin
Una pugnamus
Unitis
Una morimur
Unitis Crystalle
Japanese translation
いざ共に戦わん
一丸となりて
死す時も共に
クリスタルによりて、我ら結ばれん!
Unofficial English translation
We fight
Together
We die
Together for the Crystal

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