Song InformationEdit

Horatio (DDR X2)

Album art.



Artist: OR-IF-IS

Composition/Arrangement: OR-IF-IS

BPM: 165

Length: 1:26 (DDR X), 1:24 (DDR X2→Present)

First Appearance: DanceDanceRevolution X

Other Appearances:



Song Connections / RemixesEdit


  • Horatio is the default ENCORE EXTRA STAGE song on DanceDanceRevolution X.
  • Horatio marks OR-IF-IS's first boss song for the DanceDanceRevolution series.
  • Horatio's Challenge chart is different between the DDR X US CS and arcade/DDR X JP CS versions. In the 16th streams where shock arrows appear, they appear after every three arrows in the US CS chart, and after every five in the arcade chart. There are also many more shock arrows in the ending stream of the US CS chart.
    • Horatio's arcade version Challenge chart is the first Challenge chart rated Level 15 that has Shock Arrows.
  • Horatio, along with SABER WING (also from DDR X), is the first boss song with a Challenge chart that has Shock Arrows.
  • Horatio and on the bounce are the only boss songs from DDR X that have no BPM changes or stops. Instead, they use the strong style method for their charts (Expert in the former's case, Expert and Challenge in the latter's case).
  • In DDR X2, Horatio's Single Expert chart had its Stream value lowered from 152 to 135. If you were to calculate the Stream value using the current length (84.364 seconds) and the equations used in DDR SuperNOVA2 and X, you would get 158.763, or 159 instead (Horatio's length in DDR X was 85.818 seconds, a whole measure longer than its current length (84.364 seconds). If 85.818 was used, then the Stream value was 152).
  • Horatio's Double Challenge chart is one of the few Doubles Shock Arrow charts to have just a 4-arrow Shock Arrow, which takes up only one side. Others include HERO (2008 X-edit) and south


Background VideoEdit



Horatio's background video.

Official Song CommentEdit

Currently unknown.

Difficulty & NotecountsEdit

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Notecounts/Freeze Arrows
(Shock Arrows)
75/1 128/4 244/24 503/12 436/12(37) 124/10 211/11 422/3 382/3(43)
DDR X CS 2 4 9 15 ※16 4 8 14 ※15
DDR X→X2 2 4 9 15 ↓15 4 8 14 ↓14
DDR X3 VS 2ndMIX→Present 2 4 9 15 15 ↑5 8 14 14
DDR S+ 2 4 9 15 - - - - -

※The notecount of this chart is different from the arcade version:

  • Single Challenge: 441/12(65 Shock Arrows)
  • Double Challenge: 382/3(49 Shock Arrows)
Horatio (Expert) -DDR X CS-

Horatio (Expert) -DDR X CS-

Horatio's Single Expert chart.

Horatio (Oni) -DDR X CS-

Horatio (Oni) -DDR X CS-

Horatio's old Single Challenge chart.

Horatio (New Oni) ~DDR X AC JP CS~

Horatio (New Oni) ~DDR X AC JP CS~

Horatio's new Single Challenge chart.

Horatio (Double Expert) -DDR X CS-

Horatio (Double Expert) -DDR X CS-

Horatio's Double Expert chart.

Horatio(Double CHALLENGE)

Horatio(Double CHALLENGE)

Horatio's old Double Challenge chart.

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