The game is filled with background music, no matter what you do there will usually be a song in the background(unless volume is turned down). This page lists all the possible background music and the triggering conditions.
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Background musics here are complied from various user such as Paineity, StevenHmoob and ZhaoYun2011. Thank you. DWOZ music provided by YunoPhoenix14
These are the songs played before you log in.
This is the song to the opening video of Dynasty Warriors Online/Z
|Opening ~DW Yasu Mix~||Opening ~DW Z Mix~|
There is no song at this screen.
This song will be played after you have connected to the server to enter your account info, but before you log into the game.
|I Go From Now On||Zeal of Each|
Beginning of new world
This song will be played after choosing the faction for the scenario of the game. Also known as the introduction song to the new world.
|Astration||The Tale Beginning|
These songs are played at different seasons when running around town based on the in-game month when there are no Campaigns active.
|Spring(2-4)||Cheerfulness of Spring||Spring Cherry Blossoms|
|Autumn(6-9)||Autumn Wind||Peaceful Place|
|Winter(9-2)||In Winter||Sign Of Snow|
Additionally there is a song that plays at Nighttime.
|The Stillness Of Night|
These songs are played when you are in your or a friend's home.
This song is played in town when there is a campaign scheduled, but yet to happen.
|During Wartime||Scramble Preparation|
This song is played in town when there is a campaign underway.
|Instability||During The Scramble|
(Possible bug)Sometimes the song for scheduled campaign is played instead when there is an ongoing campaign.
These songs play while you are in the Peach Garden.
|Survival Match In-Progress|
These songs are played when your character is in the battle server, in the middle of a battle. The following are for game modes only.
Preparing for Battle
This song is played when you are in the battle preparation screen, this screen is where you choose your weapon and special items.
|Preparations||Chosen One ~DW Z Mix~|
These songs are the default song for the map in a melee battle and will be played when no other songs have been triggered.
|Plains||Violently||Attack in the Dark|
|Gate||Chase the Big Wave||The Great Chaser|
|Linked Ships/Forest||Scream For The Wind||Weep For The Wind|
|Wall/Castle||Grand Red Spirit||Groovy Red Spirit|
|Mountain Path/Range||Red, Hot & Spicy||Hunter Of Calmness|
|Marsh||Different Culture||Oriental Groove|
|Stronghold (2)||Come Into Bloom||The Bloom of Youth|
|Island||Hold Down ~DW Yasu Mix~||The Night of Holding Down|
|River Port||At The Riverside||Lurks In The Darkness|
|Plains/Marsh/Wall||Secret Strategy ~DW Z Mix~||Secret Strategy ~ DW Z Nighter Mix~|
|Gate/Forest/Mountain Path/River Port||Withdrawal ~DW Z Mix~||Withdrawal ~DW Z Nighter Mix~|
|Linked Ships/Castle/Mountain Range||Isolation ~DW Z mix~||Isolation ~DW Z Nighter Mix~|
|Island/Stronghold (2)||Massacre Theatre ~DW Z Mix~||Massacre Theatre ~DW Z Nighter Mix~|
These are the songs played during Quests.
|Solo||Steal A March|
|Time of Day||Song Name|
|Day||Flying Cloud ~DW Z Mix~|
|Night||Flying Cloud ~DW Z Nighter Mix~|
These songs are played during campaign battles.
|Capture||Intrudes into the Battlefield|
|Defeat the Enemy Leader||Fate of the Nation|
|Win||Victory Jubilee ~DW Yasu Mix~|
|Lose/Draw||In Conclusion ~ DW Yasu Mix~|
|Day time||Thousand Suns ~DW Z Mix~|
|Nighttime||Thousand Suns ~DW Z Nighter Mix~|
|Win||Victory Jubilee ~DW Z Mix~|
|Lose/Draw||In Conclusion ~DW Z Mix~|
These songs are played during Showdowns.
|A Last Decisive BattleDay time)|
Don't Go Away(Nighttime)
These are the songs that play when climbing Kunlun Mountain.
|Three Section Maps||Minor Mission 1|
Minor Mission 2
Minor Mission 3
|One Section Maps||It Remains|
|Fu Xi/Nu Wa Stage||Mystiq Runner|
|Sacred Beast Stage||From Sixth World|
These songs are played during the course of Survival Matches.
|Avenger's Party -> Evil Carnival -> Extra Heavy Gauge|
Close to Victory
These songs are trigger when one side is getting close to victory condition, and will be played as long as the condition remains. Close to victory is defined as
- Enemy has no more than 3 supply units left in Showdowns
- Achieving 90% of the count for Confront, Defeat, Treasure and Fighting Strength
- Only 1 base left to capture in Suppress
These songs are never played during Defeat the Enemy Leader games as they do not have a close to victory condition.
|Ally winning||Superior ~DW Yasu Mix~||Superior ~DW Z Mix~|
|Enemy winning||Tyrant ~DW Yasu Mix~||March of Destruction ~DW Z Mix~|
|Both close to winning||Hurry Up!! ~DW Yasu Mix~||The Salvation ~DW Z Mix~|
Meet the Musou General
These songs are triggered once per Campaign match for a short amount of time when an ally or enemy meet a Musou General. These don't play in Defeat the Enemy Leader matches and doesn't trigger when one arrives as reinforcements.
|Ally meets Enemy Commander||Fear|
|Enemy meets Ally Commander||Greatest Help|
|Meet Lu Bu||Theme of Lu Bu ~DW Yasu Mix~|
These songs are played when the battle is over and during the battle summary screen, before you go back to your house.
|Battle Victory||Winner||Victory Jubilee ~DW Z Mix~|
|Battle Draw/Lose||Loser||In Conclusion ~DW Z Mix~|
|After battle summary||After the War|
End of this World
This song is played when a scenario ends showing the leader of the winning faction with the map on their background and player statistics such as days serve in a specific faction and general.
|The End of a Certain World||Farewell To... ~DW Z Mix~|
This song is unused in the English server