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 Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI)

Literal four-part concerto on SNES. Self-evident.

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2 One Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII)

Oh for crying out loud, One Winged Angel is way better than Dancing Mad! - Kefka

Sephiroth!

3 The Ultimate Show (Super Paper Mario)

So, this is the best final boss theme of all time... I love it, but I didn't think it was THIS popular. My friends are still listening to Green Hill Zone lol

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!

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

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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.

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!

Three words: LISTEN. TO. THIS!

5 Megalovania (Undertale)

The best boss theme ever

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.

This Music Is Awesome.


AMAZING MAN

Masterpiece

6 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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7 Ultimate Koopa (Super Mario 64)

SO LONG, GAY BOWSER!

8 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.
9 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

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

Should be top 3

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

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The Contenders

11 Serpent Eating the Ground (Bravely Default)

My personal favorite final boss theme.

12 Marx (Kirby Super Star)
13 World Revolution (Chrono Trigger)
14 Ganon (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)

This though. - MaxPap

15 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.
16 King Dedede Battle Theme (Kirby's Dreamland)

Its bloddy Dedede, our big boi

This theme is awesome. :3

17 Tabuu Battle (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
18 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.
19 Demise of the Ritual (Shadow of the Colossus)
20 Master Hand (Super Smash Brothers 64)
21 My Innermost Apocalypse (The Binding of Isaac)
22 Cantata Mortis & God In Fire (Dissidia Final Fantasy Duodecim)
23 The Rising Sun (Okami)

Masterpiece of a final boss theme. Simply amazing

24 Neo Exdeath (Final Fantasy V)
25 Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee) Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee)
26 Zanza (Xenoblade Chronicles)
27 One Who Bares Fangs At God (Xenogears)
28 Majora's Mask (LoZ: Majora's Mask)

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

29 Yin-Yarn (Kirby's Epic Yarn)

Total rushing boss music.

30 Dracula Battle (Super Castlevania 4)
31 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.

32 Champion Cynthia (Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum)
33 The Extreme (Final Fantasy VIII)
34 Grand Cross (Final Fantasy IX)
35 Final Destination (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
36 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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37 King K. Rool (Donkey Kong Country)
38 Battle Against The Masked Man (Mother 3)
39 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.

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

This is so epic, it fits the mood well also

41 Id Purpose (Fire Emblem Awakening)
42 Bowser- Super Mario Bros.
43 Baby Bowser -Final Boss- (SMW 2: Yoshi's Island)

Clearly good 16-bit electric guitar.

44 Hag 1 (Banjo-Tooie)

So epic! - MaxPap

45 Porky Means Business (Earthbound)
46 Nightmare (Kirby's Adventure)
47 Last Battle (Cave Story)
48 Lavos's Theme (Chrono Trigger)
49 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

50 Doomsday Zone (Sonic & Knuckles)
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1. Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI)
2. Neo Exdeath (Final Fantasy V)
3. One Winged Angel (Final Fantasy VII)
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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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