Top 10 Final Boss Themes of All Time

The final boss theme is usually the best theme in the game. So good, we put them on a Top Ten list.

The Top Ten

1 The Ultimate Show (Super Paper Mario)

This track is interesting because it mixes the tracks of those that are fused to become Super Dimentio, Dimentio, Luigi, and the Chaos Heart. Not to mention it just sound AWESOME!

Yes

Do you find it weird that one half of the boss is Dimentio, but the other half is Luigi?

Needs to be 1st.

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2 Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI)
3 One Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII)

Sephiroth!

4 Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy) Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy) Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first ...read more.

Three words: LISTEN. TO. THIS!

The most EPIC MUSIC OF ALL TIME! It really does indeed sound like you are saving the whole entire Universe! - HeavyDonkeyKong

I love this theme!

5 Red (Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal)

Red, he is the best - mewtwo1

I am so likes red - mewtwo1

Bowser can't be on red, red from pokemon g/s/c is the best music. - mewtwo1

Bowser music from smg sucks. red pokemon gold/silver/crystal is that most epic battle music. - mewtwo1

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6 Megalovania (Undertale)

Unlike most final bosses where you play as the hero defeating the ultimate villain, you play as the villain fighting against the last barrier between you and the world's destruction. This song really makes you feel as though everything is on the line.

Masterpiece

7 Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy 2) Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy 2) Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first ...read more.
8 Zero Two Battle (Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards)

ZERO 2 AS A BOSS FOR SMASH 5

I would say you wouldn't be so expecting a N64 game where you control a pink marshmellow. But this theme is the best.

This theme is very intridsting and his disighn
Rocks

9 Final Boss (Mario and Luigi Bowser's Inside Story)

How is this 11th?

Best kind of music for an awesome villain like Fawful

Just listen to it. That’s all you need to do

I have never played this game but this song is amazing

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10 Ultimate Koopa (Super Mario 64)

SO LONG, GAY BOWSER!

The Contenders

11 Marx (Kirby Super Star)
12 Serpent Eating the Ground (Bravely Default)

My personal favorite final boss theme.

13 Ganon (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)

This though. - MaxPap

14 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) Ganon (Referred to as Ganondorf in human form) is a fictional character and the central antagonist of Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. He is a power-hungry Gerudo who possesses the Triforce of Power and aims to conquer Hyrule with the remaining Triforce parts.
15 Tabuu Battle (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
16 King Dedede Battle Theme (Kirby's Dreamland)

Its bloddy Dedede, our big boi

This theme is awesome. :3

17 Bowser (Mario Party 4) Bowser (Mario Party 4) Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first ...read more.
18 Demise of the Ritual (Shadow of the Colossus)
19 Master Hand (Super Smash Brothers 64)
20 My Innermost Apocalypse (The Binding of Isaac)
21 Cantata Mortis & God In Fire (Dissidia Final Fantasy Duodecim)
22 The Rising Sun (Okami)

Masterpiece of a final boss theme. Simply amazing

23 Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee) Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee)
24 World Revolution (Chrono Trigger)
25 Zanza (Xenoblade Chronicles)
26 Majora's Mask (LoZ: Majora's Mask)

This theme totally describes your fighting a wicked trickster and the other ones are completely disturbing.

27 Yin-Yarn (Kirby's Epic Yarn)

Total rushing boss music.

28 Dracula Battle (Super Castlevania 4)
29 Solaris Phase 2 (Sonic the Hedgehog 2006)

Best sonic final boss next to dark gai a phase 2 and nega wisp phase 2

One good thing that this game had.

30 Grand Cross (Final Fantasy IX)
31 Champion Cynthia (Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum)
32 Final Destination (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
33 It Has To Be This Way (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance)

I carved my own paaath!

You followed your wraaath!

Nanomachines son!

Ridiculous, over the top, absolutely silly, fits perfectly.

My favorite final boss theme in gaming

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34 King K. Rool (Donkey Kong Country)
35 Battle Against The Masked Man (Mother 3)
36 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker) Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker) Ganon (Referred to as Ganondorf in human form) is a fictional character and the central antagonist of Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. He is a power-hungry Gerudo who possesses the Triforce of Power and aims to conquer Hyrule with the remaining Triforce parts.

This song is amazing.

37 Elder Princess Shroob (Mario and Luigi Partners in Time)

This is so epic, it fits the mood well also

38 Id Purpose (Fire Emblem Awakening)
39 Bowser- Super Mario Bros.
40 Baby Bowser -Final Boss- (SMW 2: Yoshi's Island)

Clearly good 16-bit electric guitar.

41 Hag 1 (Banjo-Tooie)

So epic! - MaxPap

42 Nightmare (Kirby's Adventure)
43 Last Battle (Cave Story)
44 Heavy Metal (Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure)

Honestly, this song is even more badass than Megalovania and the final boss theme of Yoshi's Island mixed TOGETHER. Holy Christ, that is kickass. - xandermartin98

45 Doomsday Zone (Sonic & Knuckles)
46 Dark Matter (Kirby's Dreamland 2)
47 Live and Learn (Sonic Adventure 2)
48 Queen Sectonia / Queen Sectonia's Soul (Kirby Triple Deluxe)

A fantastic Final Boss theme I give this boss track a 10/10 same as Jotho's Champion Lance From HGSS, And Donkey Kong Country's Final Boss theme and even Spooky from Pacman World 2 even Betrayus is an OK final boss from Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures is Fantastic

49 Primal Dialga (Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Explorers of Time/Darkness)

This game has an incredible soundtrack and the final battle against Primal Dialga is a perfect climax with its music

50 Terramorphous The Invincible (Borderlands 2)
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1. Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
2. One Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII)
3. Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee)
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1. Megalovania (Undertale)
2. Master Hand (Super Smash Brothers 64)
3. World Revolution (Chrono Trigger)
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1. Red (Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal)
2. Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy 2)
3. Marx (Kirby Super Star)
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