Guitar Scale Modes: Locrian Mode

The Locrian Scale Mode is played by starting with the seventh note of a Major Scale.

Locrian Scale Mode Pattern

The scale diagram on the left is the pattern used for a two octave Major Scale. The scale diagram to the right shows the Locrian Scale Mode taken from the same pattern of the Major Scale, starting on the seventh note of the scale. (F# Locrian is Relative to the G Major Scale)

F# Locrian Scale Mode

F# G A B C D E F#
1 2b 3b 4 5b 6b 7b 8
G Major Scale Pattern F# Locrian Scale Mode Pattern