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)

Needs to be 1st.

Listen to it.

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.

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 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

It's more greater than the ultimate show, listen https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=lWHgMcIOsuw

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6 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.

Spider man's penis

7 Megalovania (Undertale)
8 Zero Two Battle (Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards)

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 Ultimate Koopa (Super Mario 64)
10 Marx (Kirby Super Star)

The Contenders

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

This though. - MaxPap

12 Demise of the Ritual (Shadow of the Colossus)
13 Serpent Eating the Ground (Bravely Default)
14 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
15 Final Boss (Mario and Luigi Bowser's Inside Story)

I have never played this game but this song is amazing

THAT IS MORE LIKE IT! This theme is BRILLIANT. - Mewbosses

16 Tabuu Battle (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
17 Master Hand (Super Smash Brothers 64)
18 King Dedede Battle Theme (Kirby's Dreamland)

This theme is awesome. :3

19 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.
20 Cantata Mortis & God In Fire (Dissidia Final Fantasy Duodecim)
21 My Innermost Apocalypse (The Binding of Isaac)
22 Giga Bowser (Super Smash Bros. Melee)
23 World Revolution (Chrono Trigger)
24 The Rising Sun (Okami)
25 Majora's Mask (LoZ: Majora's Mask)

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

26 Yin-Yarn (Kirby's Epic Yarn)

Total rushing boss music.

27 Solaris Phase 2 (Sonic the Hedgehog 2006)

One good thing that this game had.

28 Dracula Battle (Super Castlevania 4)
29 Zanza (Xenoblade Chronicles)
30 Grand Cross (Final Fantasy IX)
31 Final Destination (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
32 Champion Cynthia (Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum)
33 Hag 1 (Banjo-Tooie)

So epic! - MaxPap

34 King K. Rool (Donkey Kong Country)
35 Elder Princess Shroob (Mario and Luigi Partners in Time)

This is so epic, it fits the mood well also

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.
37 Bowser- Super Mario Bros.
38 Baby Bowser -Final Boss- (SMW 2: Yoshi's Island)

Clearly good 16-bit electric guitar.

39 Battle Against The Masked Man (Mother 3)
40 Nightmare (Kirby's Adventure)
41 Id Purpose (Fire Emblem Awakening)
42 It Has To Be This Way (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance)

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

My favorite final boss theme in gaming

How the &*^& is this not number 1?! I mean Bowser, king dedede and TABUU over this?! I mean Bowser has amazing music so does dedede but... this music even so a Bowser theme over rising sun from okami... - ashittyusernamethatstoolong

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 Terramorphous The Invincible (Borderlands 2)
48 One Who Bares Fangs At God (Xenogears)
49 Awakening (Xenogears)
50 Yami (Okami)
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1. Megalovania (Undertale)
2. Master Hand (Super Smash Brothers 64)
3. World Revolution (Chrono Trigger)
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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. Red (Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal)
2. Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy 2)
3. Marx (Kirby Super Star)
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