Composition: Niccolò Paganini, Franz Liszt
Arrangement: Universal Dokyou Kyoudai
Genre: TRANSCENDENTAL ETUDES
VJ: ? (overlays by チャーム・シスターズ （あねじゃ))
First Music Game Appearance: beatmania IIDX 20 tricoro
Other Music Game Appearances:
Song Connections / Remixes
- Thor's Hammer is based on Franz Liszt's Grandes études de Paganini Étude No. 3 in G sharp minor, La campanella.
- A previous L.E.D. and wac collaboration song, DIAVOLO from beatmania IIDX 19 Lincle, is also based on a Franz Liszt song.
- Both songs also have similar overlays.
- Thor's Hammer is the UNKNOWN boss song of LEGEND CROSS in beatmania IIDX 20 tricoro. To unlock it, you must get all the boss crystals, then access the LEGEND CROSS folder and press the effect button to select Thor's Hammer.
- In beatmania IIDX 21 SPADA, its NORMAL, HYPER, and ANOTHER charts can be unlocked by obtaining 51, 59, and 67 Tran Medals respectively.
- As of December 19th, 2013, it is unlocked by default.
- When Thor's Hammer is played as a boss stage in LEGEND CROSS, the arcade LED ticker displays "RED BOSS 11".
- In Norse mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing, and fertility. Thor's hammer is named Mjölnir.
- According to the song comments, the song title was inspired by one of the materials used to build Mjölnir itself, which were pieces of church bells; bells in Italian is translated to "campana" or "campanella", which recalls the name of the original Franz Liszt song.
- The design of the bosses in Thor's Hammer's overlays, the ユニバーサル度胸兄弟 (Universal Brothers of Courage), are based on the aliens from the overlays of DIAVOLO. Their element is Yang and in one of the event cutscenes they're introduced as sun gods.
- When you miss a note, the bosses will breathe fire toward the screen simultaneously.
- Thor's Hammer could be unlocked from February 27th, 2013 to March 3rd, 2014 in jubeat saucer as part of the Café de Tran unlock system. It was the fifth unlockable song for that game.
- In jubeat saucer fulfill, it can be unlocked as part of saucer macchiato's Side Menu from May 1st, 2014.
- In jubeat prop, it can be unlocked by playing it as a BONUS TUNE from May 28th, 2015.
- In jubeat Qubell, it is one of the Garnet unlocks of the dig dig Qubell unlocking system.
- In jubeat clan, it can be unlocked in the jubeat SHOP.
- In jubeat festo, it can be purchased at the emo MART.
- In the U.S./EU iTunes version of the beatmania IIDX 20 tricoro ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Vol.1 album, Thor's Hammer artist is now shown as Universal DOKYOU brothers.
- Thor's Hammer was added to beatmania IIDX INFINITAS on September 4th, 2019 as part of the September 2019 Basic Subscription Monthly Songs.
- From July 7th, 2021 in beatmania IIDX INFINITAS (2020), it can be purchased with BITs.
Song Production Information
Video Production Information
Difficulty & Notecounts
beatmania IIDX difficulty rated from 1 to 12.
jubeat to clan difficulty rated from 1 to 10, and 1 to 10.9 from festo onwards. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from BEMANIWiki 2nd.)
|Game||SP Difficulty||DP Difficulty|
|beatmania IIDX 20 tricoro→Present||-||5||10||12||-||5||10||12||-|
|beatmania IIDX INFINITAS||-||5||10||12||-||5||10||12||-|
|beatmania IIDX ULTIMATE MOBILE||-||5||10||12||-||-||-||-||-|
|jubeat plus (Android)||4||8||10|
|CS Crossovers||Time to Empress - mnemoniq|
|Boss Songs||SYNC-ANTHEM - ΕΛΠΙΣ - S!ck - rumrum triplets - CONCEPTUAL - Thor's Hammer|
|ONE MORE EXTRA STAGE||Plan 8|
|Café de Tran|
|Both games||Rainbow after snow - Confiserie|
|beatmania IIDX unlocks||Beastie Starter - アストライアの双皿 - †渚の小悪魔ラヴリィ～レイディオ† (IIDX EDIT) - Holy Snow - True Blue|
|jubeat unlocks||Sol Cosine Job 2 - トリカゴノ鳳凰 - Proof of the existence - Thor's Hammer - Plan 8|