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"Theme of the Empire" from Final Fantasy XII
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Theme of the empire

"The Archadian Empire" (帝国のテーマ, Teikoku no Tēma?, lit. Theme of the Empire), is a theme from Final Fantasy XII, and represents the eponymous antagonistic empire of the game, acting as its leitmotif. It is arranged as several other tracks in the game. It was composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto.

Game appearances Edit

Final Fantasy XII Edit

"The Archadian Empire" is considered as the anthem of the Archadian Empire. Arrangements of "The Archadian Empire" are "Cooperation [Imperial Version]" (共存 (帝国バージョン), Kyōson (Teikoku Bājon)?), "Gathering Storm [Imperial Version]" (暗雲 [帝国バージョン], An'un (Teikoku Bājon)?), "Black of Night [Imperial Version]" (闇夜 (帝国バージョン), Yamiyo (Teikoku Bājon)?), "Discord [Imperial Version]" (動乱 (帝国バージョン), Dōran (Teikoku Bājon)?), and "Sorrow [Imperial Version]" (悲哀 [帝国バージョン], Hiai (Teikoku Bājon)?). "The Archadian Empire" plays whenever the Judge Magisters make an appearance. It is also the location theme for the Imperial City of Archades. It plays during the first battle against Vayne as well. "The Archadian Empire" is the eleventh track of the second disc of the original soundtrack.

"Cooperation [Imperial Version]" is a mild rendition of "The Archadian Empire" and plays when party meets Lamont. It is the sixteenth track of the second disc of the original soundtrack.

"Gathering Storm [Imperial Version]" plays during scenes involving the Archadian Empire. It is the fifth track of the second disc of the original soundtrack.

"Black of Night [Imperial Version]" plays during the conversation between Vayne Carudas Solidor and Dr. Cidolfus Demen Bunansa. It is the nineteenth track of the second disc of the original soundtrack.

"Discord [Imperial Version]" plays during boss battles against Judges and second form of Vayne. It is the twenty-fourth track of the second disc of the original soundtrack.

"Sorrow [Imperial Version]" plays during scenes involving major Archadian authorities. It is third track of the third disc of the original soundtrack.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Edit

""Theme of the Empire -original-" from FINAL FANTASY XII"" (「帝国のテーマ - original -」 from FINAL FANTASY XII, "Teikoku no Tēma - original -" from FINAL FANTASY XII)?) plays during the stages of Distant GloryRedemption of the Warrior.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

""Theme of the Empire -original-" from FINAL FANTASY XII"" reappears.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Edit

"Theme of the Empire" appears as the Event Music Sequence for Final Fantasy XII. The theme appears on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call Edit

"The Archadian Empire" returns as a Field Music Sequence.

Arrangement album appearances Edit

Piano Collections: Final Fantasy XII Edit

"The Archadian Empire" appears on this piano arrangement disc, where it was arranged and performed by Casey Ormond. It is the eight track on the disc.