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Battle Theme (Final Fantasy VIII) Guitar Tab

Submitted: Oct 01, 2007 by Kabukibear (Last updated: Sep 16, 2009)

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Game: Final Fantasy VIII
Composer(s): Nobuo Uematsu
Style: Arrangement, Fingerstyle
Series: Final Fantasy

This song is also called Don't Be Afraid

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Don't Be Afraid
~Final Fantasy VIII~
Compsoed By: Nobuo Uematsu
Arranged By: Justin Lincoln

Drop D Tuning

     Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q       Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q
E||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B||--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
G||--2----2--2-----2--2----2----|--5----5--5-----5--5----5----|
D||--0--------------------------|--0--------------------------|
A||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
D||-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

  Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q       Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
--4----4--4-----4--4----4----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
--0--------------------------|--0--------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

  Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q       Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
--2----2--2-----2--2----2----|--5----5--5-----5--5----5----|
-----------------------------|--0--------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
--0--------------------------|-----------------------------|

  Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q       Q    E  E  E  E  Q    Q
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
--4----4--4-----4--4----4----|--3----3--3-----3--3----3----|
--0--------------------------|--0--------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

    Q.     Q.     Q    Q       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  Q
|---------------------------|--0--0--0----------------------|
|----------0------1----3----|-----------4--4--4--3--3--1----|
|*--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------2----|
|*--2-------------2---------|-------------------------------|
|---0------0------0----0----|--0--------0--------0-----0----|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|

  Q.     Q    E  Q    Q        Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
---------3------------7----|--10------------------------|
---------0----3--5---------|----------------------------|
--2--------------5----7----|--10------------------------|
--3------------------------|----------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|---0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|----------------------------|

  Q    E  Q    E  Q    E  Q    E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
--7----8--7----5--3----5--3-------|--1-----0-----------------|
-------------------------------3--|--------------3-----0-----|
------------------4----5--4-------|--2-----0-----------------|
-------------------------------3--|--------------3-----0-----|
----------------------------------|--------------------------|
----------------------------------|-----0-----2-----3-----5--|

  Q    E  E  Q    Q    Q       Q    E  E  Q    Q    Q
------------------0----2----|--0-------2-------3----5----|
--1-------3-------1----3----|--1-------3-------5----7----|
----------2-----------------|----------------------------|
--2-------------------------|----------------------------|
--0-------0-------0----0----|--0-------0-------0----0----|
----------------------------|----------------------------|

  Q.     Q.     Q    Q       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  Q
--------------------------|--0--0--0----------------------|
---------0------1----3----|-----------4--4--4--3--3--1----|
--2-----------------------|--2-----------------------2----|
--2-------------2---------|-------------------------------|
--0------0------0----0----|--0--------0--------0-----0----|
--------------------------|-------------------------------|

  Q.     Q    E  Q    Q        Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
---------3------------7----|--10------------------------|
---------0----3--5---------|----------------------------|
--2--------------5----7----|--10------------------------|
--3------------------------|----------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|---0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|----------------------------|

  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E   E  E
-----------------------3--5--2--|--3--2--3--5--3--5--7--8--10--7--|
--0-----0--1--0--1--3-----------|--------------------0------------|
-----3-----2--------0-----------|--0--------5---------------0-----|
--------------------------0-----|---------------------------------|
--2-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
--------------------------------|---------------------------------|

  Q    E  E  Q    Q    Q       Q    E  E  Q    Q    Q
--8---------------0----2----|--0-------2-------3----5----|
----------3-------1----3----|--1-------3-------5----7----|
--9-------2-----------------|----------------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------------|
--0-------0-------0----0----|--0-------0-------0----0----|
----------------------------|----------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
-----------------0---------|--0-------------------3----|
----------------------3----|---------------------------|
--2------------------------|--0------------------------|
--2------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--2------------------------|-----------------0----1----|
---------------------------|--3------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------------------------|--3------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--0------------------------|---------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
---------------------------|--2--------------2----0----|
--2------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--3--------------1----0----|--1------------------------|
--2------------------------|--2------------------------|
--4------------------------|--3------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
-----------------0---------|--0-------------------3----|
----------------------3----|---------------------------|
--2------------------------|--0------------------------|
--2------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--2------------------------|-----------------1----3----|
---------------------------|--3------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------------------------|--3------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--5------------------------|--5------------------------|
--3------------------------|--6------------------------|
--2------------------------|--5------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--3------------------------|--1------------------------|
--0------------------------|--3------------------------|
--0------------------------|--3------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
-----------------0---------|--0-------------------3----|
----------------------3----|---------------------------|
--2------------------------|--0------------------------|
--2------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  Q.     E  Q    Q    Q       Q.     E  Q    Q    Q
--2------------------------|---------------------------|
---------------------------|--3--------------1----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|
--0------------------------|--3------------------------|
--0------0-------0----0----|--0------0-------0----0----|
---------------------------|---------------------------|

  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--1-----1-----------1-----1-----|--3-----3-----------3-----3-----|
-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--3-----------3-----------3-----|--3-----------3-----------3-----|

  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  Q
--0-----0-----------0-----0-----|--1-----1-----------1-----3-----||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|-----2-----2-----2-----2-------*||
--------------------------------|-------------------------------*||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--3-----------3-----------3-----|--3-----------3-----------5-----||

  ^
  H.           H
--5------------L--------||
--5------------L--------||
--6------------L--------||
------------------------||
--0------------L--------||
------------------------||

Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole
H - half
Q - quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
T - 32nd
X - 64th
. - note dotted
|-n-|  - n-tuplets

Tablature Legend
----------------
L - tied note
^ - brush up
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15 comments on Battle Theme

Never in my wildest dreams

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine an arrangement for this song on acoustic guitar. 5 stars.

wow.. just um.. wow good

wow.. just um.. wow good job. This is well done, Might take me a while to get it but good job

That is...awesome! Great

That is...awesome! Great Job!

You must really have an ear

You must really have an ear for music. This sounds perfect to my ears. Very nice!

MAN i dont believe this i

MAN i dont believe this i thought
there wasno tab for or any other sheet music i love Final Fantasy And i play 2 years guitar but this awesome

THANK YOU FOR THE TAB

XD Glad you like it.

XD Glad you like it.

Can Somebody maybe post a

Can Somebody maybe post a TABS Or CHORDS
Final Fantasy X battle theme

This isn't the place for

This isn't the place for requests. Try the forum.

AWESOME!

AWESOME!

amazing

amazing

Hey! Thank You for taking

Hey!

Thank You for taking the time to make a real arrangment of the song! I hope You keep arranging FF music for guitar!

This is so great! so much

5

This is so great! so much nostalgia playing this.. please, keep doing your thing kabukibear

really easy and fun tab to

really easy and fun tab to play =]

This arrangement is really

5

This arrangement is really amazing and very fun to play.
Thank you !

Great

5

This TAB is Goddamn hardcore.

=D