This is the song used when facing the source of all conflict in FFV: Exdeath. A tense melody is carried by drums that sound like the pounding of the earth.
—Description for "The Decisive Battle" in
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. "The Evil Lord Exdeath" is the theme of Exdeath, the antagonist of . It was composed by Final Fantasy V Nobuo Uematsu.
It begins with a theme similar to the one from the famous murder scene of Alfred Hitchcock's
and contains beats from " Psycho Battle 2", the main boss theme. Throughout the theme, measures can be heard from "Ring of Bomb" from compounded by dramatic strings that culminates the suspense.
Final Fantasy IV
Game appearances Edit
"The Evil Lord Exdeath" is played during cutscenes where Exdeath makes a presence.
It has several arrangements and variations in other tracks, such as "Exdeath's Castle" (played in
Castle Exdeath, the Barrier Tower and the Fork Tower), "The Decisive Battle" (played during any battle against Exdeath and the bosses in the Sealed Temple), and " The Final Battle".
An arrangement of "The Decisive Battle" is serves as the battle theme of
Deltascape V4.0 where Exdeath is fought as a boss.
"The Decisive Battle" can be purchased from the PP Catalog for 500 PP after the player completed Shade Impulse Chapter 4.
"The Evil Lord Exdeath" is included in the Final Fantasy V downloadable content pack.
"The Decisive Battle" appears as a downloadable content.
"The Decisive Battle" appears as a Battle Music Sequence.