The most popular battle theme of FFXI. It is known for its deep tones that set the mood for the endless battles of the many missions in the Rise of the Zilart.
- —Theatrhythm Final Fantasy description
"Fighters of the Crystal" plays in Rise of the Zilart when the player fights the Crystal Warriors, whether the player fights them one at a time or the entire group at once. It is the fourteenth track on Rise of the Zilart's original soundtrack.
"Fighters of the Crystal", labeled as "Fighter of the Crystal", appears as one of the downloadable tracks available in the Final Fantasy XI music pack, along with "Vana'diel March" and "Ragnarok", allowing those tracks to be usable as battle background music.
"Fighters of the Crystal" is available as a downloadable Battle Music Sequence track, and was released for purchase at the same time as the game's release in North America and Europe. The battle takes place in the La'Loff Amphitheater, the same location where players would face the Ark Angels in Final Fantasy XI.
"Fighters of the Crystal" recurs as a Battle Music Sequence in Curtain Call, this time available in the base game.
Arrangement Album appearancesEdit
A light, unique arrangement of this song appears in the Sanctuary album by The Star Onions. It was arranged by Takahito Eguchi.
Compilation Album appearancesEdit
"Fighters of the Crystal" appears as the eleventh track on this album celebrating the eighth year since Final Fantasy XI's conception.
"Fighters of the Crystal" appears as the third track on this collection of Battle Themes.
Appearances outside Final Fantasy mediaEdit
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An arrangement of this song is included on the Final Fantasy XI music medley, arranged by Ryo Hamazaki.