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"The Rebel Army" (反乱軍のテーマ, Hanrangun no Tēma?, lit. Rebel Army Theme), also known as "Rebel Army Theme", is an iconic theme from Final Fantasy II. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu. It is a counterpart to the "The Imperial Army": where this theme is the leitmotif of the protagonists' party, the other is the motif for the antagonists.

Game appearances[]

Final Fantasy II[]

"The Rebel Army" is used as the background theme for the base of the Wild Rose Rebellion at Altair. It is the twenty-sixth track of the All Sounds of Final Fantasy I & II album.

"The Rebel Army" was remastered for the Wonderswan Color release by Tsuyoshi Sekito, and this version has been used in every subsequent release. It is the eighth track of the original soundtrack.

Final Fantasy XV[]

The original version appears in the music player. It is the second track of Memories of FFII purchased from Longwythe Rest Area for 100 gil.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[]

The original NES version of "The Rebel Army" is a bonus track, purchasable by 500 PP at the PP Catalog after completing Shade Impulse.

After being acquired, this theme can be selected by default for battles including Firion or the Emperor, or any battle with Pandaemonium as the arena.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

The Dissidia arrangement appears and can be bought for 150 PP from the PP Catalog, and is available from the start.

It is used for battles including Firion or the Emperor, or any battle with Pandaemonium as the arena.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[]

A new rock/metal arrangement and the original from Final Fantasy II appear. The new arrangement is a default theme, while the original NES version can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[]

"The Rebel Army" appears as the representative Final Fantasy II Event Music Sequence theme for the Series play mode.

In the iOS version, it is a purchasable Battle Music Sequence song, with Altair appearing as the background.

The theme appears on the Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[]

"The Rebel Army" is a Battle Music Sequence. It is included on the Best of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[]

"The Rebel Army" is a BMS song that is available to the player by default.

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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World of Final Fantasy Maxima[]

An arrangement of "The Rebel Army" plays when Lann is equipped with Firion's Champion Jewel Firion's Champion Jewel. The player may also select this theme as the background music for battles from the Config section of the main menu, labeled as "Champion Theme: Firion".

Arrangement album appearances[]

Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy[]

"The Rebel Army" concluded the Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy, performed by the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Katsuhisa Hattori on the 20th of May of 1994.

Guitar Solo Final Fantasy Official Best Collection[]

A classic guitar arrangement of theme "Rebel Army Theme" is appears. It is the fourth track of the album.

Piano Opera Final Fantasy I/II/III[]

A piano arranged version of the theme appears. It was arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama and is the seventh track of the album.

Live orchestra performances[]

20020220 music from Final Fantasy[]

The "The Rebel Army" was the final theme played in the Final Fantasy - Final Fantasy III medley, performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Tokyo International Forum on February 20th, 2002. The medley is the fifth song of the line-up and the fifth track of the concerts' recording.

Dear Friends -Music from Final Fantasy-[]

The orchestral medley of Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy III music from 20020220 was part of the performances of this concert tour throughout the USA in 2005. It was the eleventh song of the line-up.

Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy[]

The 2002 medley of Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy III music, which included "The Rebel Army", was included in the first Distant Worlds concert tour.

It is the seventh song of the concert's line-up and the seventh track of the concert's recording at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 4th, 2007.

Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy Returning Home[]

An adaptation of 20020220's medley titled "FINAL FANTASY I-III Medley 2010" was included in this concert conducted by Arnie Roth and performed by the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra is present on the third Distant Worlds album. It was originally performed in Tokyo in November 2010.

A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy[]

A live recording of "The Rebel Army" 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.

Compilation album appearances[]

Final Fantasy 1987-1994/Final Fantasy: N Generation[]

"SCENE VII" from Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy was included in this album as its fourteenth track.

Dear Friends: Music From Final Fantasy Original Soundtrack[]

"Rebel Army Theme" was released as the sixteenth track of this collection of themes present n the Dear Friends -Music from Final Fantasy- concert tour.

Final Fantasy Vinyls[]

"Rebel Army Theme" is included on the first disc of this collector's edition set.

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