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The Mother 3 Love Theme (also sometimes shortened to Love Theme) is a music track in Mother 3, and is the main theme of the game. It is not a battle theme, and only plays at emotional and often sad moments in the game such as Hinawa's death. It is a very melancholic song with a slow beat.

Shigesato Itoi has stated in an interview on that the Mother 3 Love Theme was added into the soundtrack very late in the game's development. He stated that before it was composed, he was content with a sad slow version of His Highness' Theme to be the game's main theme song, but later wanted a more emotional and less repetitive song played for the main theme.

Mom's Hometown[]

Mom's Hometown is a song in Mother 3 that plays when the player is exploring Mt. Oriander during the Prologue. It is an upbeat remix of Mother 3 Love Theme.

Love Theme (Reprise)[]

Love Theme (Reprise) is a song that plays during the transition cutscene that shows Lucas growing up between chapters 3 and 4. It is an alternate version of the Mother 3 Love Theme.

Name These Children[]

Name These Children is a song in Mother 3 that plays briefly in Chapter 6, and in the final Masked Man battle in Chapter 8 before he regains his senses and after he dies. It is almost the same exact song as the Mother 3 Love Theme, but it has a different ending.


  • In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, on New Pork City, one of the available tunes is called Mother 3 Love Theme. However, it's not based on the Mother 3 song by the same name. Instead, the first 2 thirds are based on Mom's Hometown. Only the final third is based on Mother 3 Love Theme.
  • In Pokémon Black and Pokémon White, there is a song by the name of "N's Farewell" that is distinctly similar to parts of the Mother 3 Love Theme.
  • This song, along with both versions of Eight Melodies, is part of another song from Mother 3, 16 Melodies.
  • Mother's homeland seams to be inspired by George Harrison's "This Song".