Any% NoCW Seed 1 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1262.706s (saves 65.633s)
Route Encounters
60 (saves 7 encounters)
Optional Steps
17
Extra Steps
38

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   1   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   1   Index:   1
  Step  36: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   1   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   1   Index:  37
  Step  19: 2 / Sand Man x4 (7.242s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   1   Index:  69
  Step  18: 3 / Zombie x4 (6.967s)
  Step  28: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   1   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   1   Index: 101
  Step  19: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   1   Index: 121
  Step   9: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  23: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:   1   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   1   Index: 215
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:   1   Index: 254
  Step   4: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  31: 9 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  18   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  18   Index:  53
  Step  11: 10 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
  Step  40: 11 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  18   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  18   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  18   Index: 123
  Step  35: 12 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  18   Index: 168
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  18   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  18   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  18   Index: 206
  Step   6: 13 / Imp x4 (7.092s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  18   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  18   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  18   Index: 229
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  18   Index: 229
  Step  34: 14 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  35   Index:  11
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  35   Index:  11
    Step  20: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
    Step  58: 16 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  35   Index:  91
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  35   Index: 105
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  35   Index: 105
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  35   Index: 120
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  35   Index: 120
    Step   1: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
    Step  21: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  68: 19 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  35   Index: 200
  Step  20: 20 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  35   Index: 238
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  35   Index: 238
  Extra Steps: 4
  Step   3: 21 / Imp x4 (7.024s)
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  35   Index: 242
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  35   Index: 242
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  35   Index: 242
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  35   Index: 242
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  52   Index:  25
  Step   2: 22 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  52   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  52   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  52   Index:  46
  Step   8: 23 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
  Step  15: 24 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  43: 25 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  52   Index:  92
  Step  51: 26 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
  Step  75: 27 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  52   Index: 176
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  52   Index: 246
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  52   Index: 253
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  52   Index: 253
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  69   Index:   6
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  69   Index:   6
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  69   Index:  16
  Step  12: 28 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  14: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  27: 30 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  52: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  62: 32 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  69   Index: 110
  Step   9: 33 / Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.583s)
  Step  43: 34 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.687s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  69   Index: 153
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  69   Index: 176
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  69   Index: 176
  Step   2: 35 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.832s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  69   Index: 181
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  69   Index: 223
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   8: 36 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.933s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  69   Index: 240
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  69   Index: 240
Paladin                                                   Seed:  69   Index: 244
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  69   Index: 244
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   6: 37 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
  Step  20: 38 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  86   Index:  10
  Step  22: 39 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  86   Index:  52
  Step  24: 40 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  86   Index:  82
  Step   3: 41 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
  Step  35: 42 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  86   Index: 126
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  86   Index: 139
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  86   Index: 139
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  86   Index: 139
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  86   Index: 143
  Step  14: 43 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  86: 44 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  86   Index: 233
  Step  35: 45 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 103   Index:  31
  Step  20: 46 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 103   Index:  57
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 103   Index:  57
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 103   Index:  78
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 103   Index:  92
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 103   Index:  92
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 103   Index:  93
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 8
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 103   Index: 115
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  32: 47 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 103   Index: 152
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 103   Index: 152
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 103   Index: 153
  Step  64: 48 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 103   Index: 221
  Step  14: 49 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 120   Index:   6
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 120   Index:   6
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 120   Index:  14
    Extra Steps: 12
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 120   Index:  26
    Step  23: 50 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  33: 51 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  62: 52 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 120   Index:  89
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 120   Index: 100
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 120   Index: 100
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 120   Index: 130
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 130
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 120   Index: 132
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 132
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 120   Index: 153
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 120   Index: 153
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 169
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 120   Index: 170
  Step   7: 53 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 120   Index: 208
  Step   1: 54 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 137   Index:   4
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 137   Index:   4
  Step  10: 55 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 137   Index:  21
  Step  50: 56 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  58: 57 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  69: 58 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 137   Index: 107
  Extra Steps: 2
  Step   4: 59 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  61: 60 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 137   Index: 169
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 137   Index: 192
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 137   Index: 192
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 137   Index: 193
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 137   Index: 207
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 137   Index: 207
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 137   Index: 226
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 137   Index: 226
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 137   Index: 227

Information

The following images show maps on which to take extra steps for this route. The exact location to take these steps is only a suggestion. Feel free to find a location that works better for you, but be mindful of tiles that don't count as steps. You might also review the Summary or Detail tabs for encounter information. Most of them are shown here, but due to limitations in the current route output format, they can't always be assigned to the correct map.