Taking Over the Halberd
- This article is about one of the musical themes related to the Halberd. For the game where this theme originated, see Revenge of Meta Knight. For the similar theme that plays alongside this one, see Boarding the Halberd.
Taking Over the Halberd (also called Havoc Aboard the Halberd) is a musical track that debuted in Kirby Super Star, playing in Revenge of Meta Knight. It is a fast-paced and suspenseful theme that has come to be associated with the Halberd in general, and has reappeared in a few notable Kirby titles since its inception, often paired with its sister track, Boarding the Halberd.
Kirby Super Star (Ultra)
As mentioned above, this track can be heard in several places in Revenge of Meta Knight, specifically in the stages following instances of the ship taking damage.
Super Smash Bros. series
In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, a jazzy version of this track, titled Meta Knight's Revenge, is used as a default theme for the Halberd stage, and can also be heard in sections of The Subspace Emissary. Here, it is directly combined with its sister theme, being the first time the two were fused into a single musical track.
Taking Over the Halberd has been performed live in the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert, along with its sibling theme. It has also been used as a hidden bonus track in the Magma Flows course in Kirby Air Ride.
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