"Festival of the Hunt" (, also known as " ハンターチャンス, Hantā Chansu , lit. ? Hunter's Chance) Hunter's Chance", is a musical theme from . It was composed by Final Fantasy IX Nobuo Uematsu.
Game appearances Edit
"Festival of the Hunt" plays continuously during the eponymous Festival of the Hunt event at Lindblum, until the end of the competition, and during the battle with Hades at Memoria.
"Festival of the Hunt" is the fifth track of the second disc of the
Final Fantasy IX: Original Soundtrack
The original version of "Festival of the Hunt" is, along with " Roses of May" and "Swords of Fury", part of the Final Fantasy IX Music Pack DLC distributed through the PlayStation Network. It may be automatically selected for Arcade and Quick Battles featuring Zidane Tribal or Kuja, or taking place at the Crystal World or the .
M.S. Prima Vista
The Record Keeper version was available from the in-game shop for a limited time in the arcade version.
An original arrangement of "Festival of the Hunt" plays as the background theme for the "Music Play" menu.
"Festival of the Hunt" appears as a playable Battle Music Sequence for Final Fantasy IX.
"Festival of the Hunt" returns as a playable Field Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.
"Festival of the Hunt" has also received a Transcendent version.
From 2016 forward, the original "Festival of the Hunt" is frequently used to mark festival events, which allow players to stock up on synthesis orbs and materials while in play. The track is the background theme for these events, while the theme "Fiddle de Chocobo" plays in battle.
Final Fantasy VII
An original arrangement of "Festival of the Hunt" plays during battles with rare mirages.
An arrangement of this track by Yuzo Takahashi, named "Treasure Hunter Theme", was included in the original soundtrack as its third track.
Arrangement album appearances Edit
A relatively rhythmical, hard rock version of the theme was included on the
Black Mages' second studio album as its fourth track.
"Festival of the Hunt" is the eight song in this piano arrangement album.
Non- Final Fantasy appearances Edit
Lord of Vermilion Re:2 FAN KIT Edit
A remix of this song by
Ryo Yamazaki is included on the Final Fantasy IX medley.