Best Video Game Boss ThemesShadsilvson11 Boss battles in video games are a test of all the skills you've acquired in the game. And the theme that plays during the battle can add to the atmosphere and make it all the more epic. Here is the top 10 best boss battle themes in video games.
The Top Ten
This song is literally history
It deserve to be number one, this was the first time Nintendo tried to do a tragic music for the final boss and the result is absolutely perfect!
Its called in the final and it is the most epic song ever!
This is by far the best thing I have ever heard. I like Adventure's End too.6 Comments
Sonic 06 had a great soundtrack. Not as good as some games, but this theme is epic, enough said. And why does everyone hate this game? Its like adventure, just modern! The only thing I didn't like is always running into walls... And thank god elise won't be coming back... Unless when generations comes out! D:
Even with all the issues this game has, this fight was epic as hell! But really, it's the music that makes it good. An orchestral remix of the main theme was a genius idea for the final boss theme. His World is already epic as hell, but this made things so much better. Love this soundtrack!
The best theme for the best final battle of all saga. Fight with Solaris in the past, present and future with Super Sonic, Super Shadow and Super Silver at the same time is definitively the most epic and dramatic fight.
This game was horrible, but its music was probably the best of any Sonic game. - MKBeast6 Comments
Why is this only 2nd place not 1rst
THE BEST THEME EVER
Gets you so pump. Should be in the top 3 not 6. And for some reason it makes me think about my life. Hmm mysterious.. Any way I prefer this version to the Super smash bros brawl version. This song deserves to be at least 2.
ZERO TWO IS THE MOST EPICEST AWESOMEST BUTT KICKING BOSS IN THE UNIVERSES OF THE LIVING! HE IS JUST PLAINLY PLAIN EPIC! DON'T WORRY ZERO TWO MY FUTURE HUSBAND I GOT YER BACK DUDE NOW STEP OFF IF YOU EVEN ARE GOING TO MOCK ZERO TWO IF YOU DO YOU WILL NEVER LIVE TO SEE THIS DAY AGAIN! THIS IS WAR OVER ZERO TWO SO YOU CAN TURN BACK AND AGREE TO MY OPINION ( WHICH IS A FACT) AND FORGET THAT THIS EVER HAPPENED! DEAL? DEAL! KNUCKLES WHA BAM2 Comments
The sheer emotional experience that this song provides as a capstone to an all time best game full of emotion and struggle cannot be understated. You can sympathize with both sides of this timeless battle as you either triumph over the tyrant or fall to the insignificant. Best Game Song ever.
18 minutes of pure amazement, including great use of the organ, and that Kefka laughter
Better than one winged angel just saying - Trikilla3
Have 4 phases. All of them could be #1! -1 Comment
I can't believe that an awesome theme would be completly wasted on a boss as easy as Bowser.
This song is so... Amazing! It sums up your whole adventure and ends it by fighting a giant dragon turtle flying through space and knocking meteors into his face! If that's not awesome, then who are you
This is the most amazing final boss theme in any mario game, screw that, any NINTENDO game ever.
Listen to it. Just LISTEN to it. NOW. Words simply CAN NOT describe this.
And watch the boss battle too, because that's interesting. :P
This song is fantastic. You’re fighting the Emperor of Darkness and then you hear this song, and you know you can do it. It’s just awesome.
The amount of emotion and sheer beauty behind this piece is amazing. Instead of being 'epic' with bombastic horns or choirs/chanting, it has more of a empowering theme.
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Wouldn't it be amazing if Japan could somehow slot this theme into the 2020 Olympics!
The Song and coordination really gives the player the aspect of hope, and to not give up.
Asriel theme is good
Best Undertale boss theme AND best boss theme ever!
Best Boss Music EVER!
Nothing will ever surpass the feeling of summiting Mt. Silver and hearing the first notes of this tune. The God of Nostalgia, the Master of Pokemon Themes.
Best 8-bit theme ever. - MaxPap
This Song Is The Best Battle In Gaming Universe And Best Theme In The Universe. I Give For That 99.6 Or 100 For This Theme, That's Based Of That Are Champion!
This music is very good for sounding!
Pokemon had be the best of everything!
Best villain, greatest hero and villain, greatest boss battle & more...
I think the second part of the song (armored Xemnas) is better but yeah.
The epicness of this boss is so awesome! We have 3 phases of the boss and a few fight in the final fight! The OST with disappeared, A fight to the death, The Darkness of the Unknown are just amazing!
Deserving song for a dark lord.
Great song. should make top ten. love the game and series
This theme fits so perfectly to the final fight. After a cinematic that makes a lot of people cry, you are to the point of no return, you are thrown into the battle, the weather gets stormy. The final colossus is standing in front of you, near a cliff, and the music plays as you have tears coming out of you. You have killed every colossus, you have this weight on your shoulders.. Did it worth it? Well, you ca�"t turn back and you have to do your final fight. The music is all of it.
Incredible, this theme is a masterpeice
Get ready to rawk
Throw up your rawkfist! If you're ready, let's drop this! Wrong song? - RiverClanRocks
The best of the best
it is cool
This is the best music EVER. Just listen to it! It’s like there’s no hope left but, in the end, you can manage to do it. Hands down the best final boss music ever
Just listen to it and you'll know why it's here
May Jubileus, The Creator, grace you.
PRAISE THE GODDESS JUBILEUS
This song is arguably the most simple, but effective song of all time. It perfectly shows how Gwyn was reduced from an almighty God, to a hollow shell of one (that said, he's still tough, so don't go easy). This theme plays a very melancholic piano piece as the Chosen Undead faces off against a powerful husk of a god. The icing on the cake was its use in the Soul of Cinder's second phase, as that theme encapsulated the series' bittersweet close, as the Soul taps into Gwyn's power as a last ditch effort to stop you. - MKBeast
The perfect opportunity of gross out humor
Laugh out loud this song is just really funny. The game's developers clearly had a good sense of humor. Sadly, never played the game but thanks to YouTube I was able to hear this hilarious gem.
Who knew they've decided to choose something sophisticated like opera and use for something so unsophisticated as feces.
I didn't think that many people even knew about this game I love it especally the sunflower that flashes - SexySiren6661 Comment
SO LONG, GAY BOWSER! - HarjasPanesar
This is better than Bowser from galaxy 2 I don't know how is so low
Anyone ever considered Scott cawthon's theme from fnaf world? (I really like galacta knights theme tune but not a lot of others do...)
Blergh, It fits with any final battle that takes place in space, That's for sure.
I personally like his normal theme better, but Masked Dedede is amazeballs too
Honestly it's just pure epic-ness.
It's a beautiful day outside. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and days like these kids like you... SHOULD BE BURNING IN HELL!
The birds are singing flowers are blooming and days like these kids like you... SHOULD BE BURNING IN HELL
It's a beautiful day outside. birds are singing, flowers are blooming... on days like these kids like you... SHOULD BE BURNING IN HELL. - Sans - HarjasPanesar26 Comments
Arpeggios from Heaven
Totally awesome, THEY EVEN ADDED GUITARS
Really, REALLY underrated song and probably the all-time greatest and most jaw-droppingly epic usage of leitmotif I've ever heard.
Honestly, both the song and fight kind of put Sans' to shame. - xandermartin98
I completely agree!
Yes. I love this
That ominous beginning lets you know that this god is not messing around, and then the jazz piano kicks in. Normally it would be considered terrible once that happens, but the way in which it's played is so moving. Then the chorus and electric guitar happen, and then you KNOW you are dealing with a god. Then it turns sad, almost pitiful, even. It serves to tell the tragedy of a man who wanted to be a god, succeeded, but is now consumed by his own power, and is a hypocrite in saying the Hons have no right to be a god, when they have been through much more than Zanza has ever seen. It includes all of the instruments that immediately make something awesome, like electric guitars, violins, and an ominous chorus that ties the whole theme together.
This one has been stuck in my head since I first fought Popple. Not that I mind, since it's really catchy. - Garythesnail
How is this so low? It's awesome!
Very good final boss theme for an amazing game.
Absolutely Waka! Okami fan for life! I purposely let battles in this game go longer due to how incredible the music is! Love it - micks
I don't think that that battle even HAS a third phase
Best paper Mario boss theme ever.
Scary and pumped! Perfect for Shadow Queen! Hellz yeah!
Best boss song since childhood. Timeless and recognizable, and never fails to hype me up!
They've managed to get the perfect tune for a pirate theme. Whenever I hear this I think of pirates at sea.
This song starts like a normal pirate theme, then it gets more epic.
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