Elden Ring: 10 Best Boss Music Tracks

The Souls series has always featured awe-inspiring music, and Elden Ring definitely lives up to its predecessors. Though the area music is always solid, boss music is where Elden Ring's soundtrack shines. Each track perfectly conveys the emotional connection that you should have with whichever boss you are fighting.

Whether it's the Regal Ancestor Spirit with its haunting strings, or Lichdragon Fortissax with its medieval chanting, Elden Ring puts you in the shoes of your character as you fight these massive living legends. These are the best boss themes in Elden Ring, and all of them are worth a listen.

10 Godrick The Grafted

After battling through Stormveil Castle, you probably expected a more traditional boss at the end of it all, but Godrick the Grafted comes out instead with way too many arms and starts rolling at you quickly. All the while his theme is playing in the background making the fight feel all the more hectic.

It's got all the staples of a Souls boss theme: chanting, strings, and pounding drums. But this time, there is definitely more anxiety than usual, almost like the music itself is grossed out that this guy has so many hands. And then phase two starts, and the chanting goes crazy as Godrick goes all out.

9 Malenia Blade Of Miquella

After hearing all about her battle with Radahn, Malenia is built up to be an incredibly intimidating boss. After entering the boss arena the first thing she says it that she has never lost a fight before. Cue the music. In comes somber violins and soft background drums with vocals over it all.

With how aggressive she is, it seems at first that Malenia does not fit her music, but her personality being somewhat subdued is subverted in phase two. The music follows suit and the strings swell to new heights, while the chanting in the background again goes wild with power. Malenia really feels like you are fighting a god, and with fitting music.

8 Starscourge Radahn

Right before fighting Radahn, you walk through his castle while slow and reverent chanting play softly in the background. The moment you teleport in his area, however, the fight is on and bellowing horns backed with confident drums carry you towards Starscourge Radahn with a steady rhythm, until phase two starts.

Radahn flies up in the sky and crashes down on you like a meteor, and the music follows suit. It takes a much more aggressive tone, which matches his phase's aggressive play style. There is also a lot more chanting on phase two and a definite feeling of finality as Radahn takes place in his final battle.

7 Regal Ancestor Spirit

One of the more somber tracks of the boss themes in Elden Ring, the Regal Ancestor Spirit is also one of the most fitting tracks for its boss. While fighting this massive deer, there are spirits of other animals roaming the arena, while strings and flutes take on the same roaming atmosphere.

These soft sounds are complimented to what sounds like maracas being shaken around, making the fight reverent but also kind of horrifying in a cosmic sense. Fighting the Ancestor Spirit really feels like you have stumbled across a real ancient deity and are putting it to its final rest, though it does drop a remembrance that you can use for an amazing axe.

6 Margit, The Fell Omen

Margit, the Fell Omen is one of the first bosses you will probably encounter in Elden Ring, and he is not one to be taken lightly, something his boss music communicates very well. One thing that many of the boss themes in this game do is convey a sense of speed, like at any moment the fight could be over, and you could die.

The loud horns combined with superfast strings punch like nothing else as he smashes you with a giant golden hammer. Especially in Margit's theme, however, is the feeling of being outmatched. Like the boss you are fighting is not even putting out his best, and he is still kicking your butt.

5 Rennala Queen Of The Full Moon

Rennala Queen of the Full Moon is a strangely creepy boss. Maybe it's the way she sits with a really weird posture, or the fact that the first phase of her fight is just killing a bunch of weird crawling people. One thing that is for sure is that her boss theme definitely reflects her bizarre nature.

The first song so far with piano, it definitely uses the instrument to its fullest. Though it is mostly harmonic, there are notes of discord thrown in that make the song as a whole really distasteful, but in a good way. The song makes you feel like things are spiraling getting more and more unreliable which parallels the fight, especially in the second phase.

4 Fire Giant

After fighting Morgott, it is surprising to find that getting to the Erdtree is not the end of Elden Ring. On the contrary, there is a significant chunk of game left, and it does not dip in quality at all. The music for the first fight after Morgott, the Fire Giant fight, is no exception to this outstanding quality.

Like many fights in Elden Ring, the music has a slight somber tone, but combined with the triumphant feeling of partaking in epic battle. The Fire Giant is surely an epic fight, especially in the second phase in which he throws fire everywhere and the music gets more intense to mirror him.

3 Mohg, Lord Of Blood

The Shard Bearer bosses seem to have the best songs dedicated to them, and that is no surprise with how unique and cool they all are. Mohg, Lord of Blood, follows suit in this style with his boss theme. His song has evil sounding bells and a rapid organ playing in the background of the track.

All of this makes his fight seem dramatic, and especially important like you are fighting a real Lord. With how powerful Mohg is, his powerful music almost seems like it is being sung offscreen by his personal choir and orchestra. This power is certainly complemented by his extremely powerful Arcane weapon you can make from his remembrance.

2 Lichdragon Fortissax

Lichdragon Fortissax feels like a Bloodborne boss in a lot of ways, and the music definitely follows suit. It features a leading string sound that is reminiscent of some of the more cosmic bosses from Bloodborne, but then also differentiates itself with an organ sound that makes it feel unique.

The sound, as usual, is complimented by chanting, but in this case really feels like the voices are calling out to Fortissax to win the battle and defeat you. A lot of the songs in Elden Ring feel this way, like the music is nagging at you to give in to these literal gods, but at the same time communicating the exact reason you must continue.

1 The Final Battle (Radagon Of The Golden Order)

After felling Godfrey, the First Elden Lord, you find yourself in a black void arena. Pitted against you is Radagon of the Golden Order. After all this buildup, it's finally time to take the throne and become Elden Lord and then the music starts up, and it perfectly conveys the mood of the fight.

After fighting though a pantheon of literal gods and countless other enemies, Elden Ring plays what has been the best song all along for you: the title theme. Though it is remixed slightly to fit the battle, The Final Battle has all the chanting, horns, and strings one could ever need to fell the deity of the Lands Between.

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