Any% NoCW Seed 161 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1239.489s (saves 83.414s)
Route Encounters
53 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
17
Extra Steps
116

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 161   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 161   Index:   1
  Step  15: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 161   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 161   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 161   Index:  69
  Step   6: 2 / Zombie x4 (6.967s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 161   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 161   Index: 101
  Step   7: 3 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 161   Index: 121
  Step  17: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  64: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  75: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 161   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 161   Index: 215
  Step  33: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 161   Index: 254
  Step  11: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 178   Index:  32
  Step   9: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 178   Index:  53
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 178   Index: 113
  Step   9: 10 / Imp x4 (7.049s)
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 178   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 178   Index: 123
  Step  42: 11 / Mad Toad x4 (7.317s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 178   Index: 168
  Step   2: 12 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  34: 13 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 178   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 178   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 178   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 178   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 178   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 8
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 178   Index: 237
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 178   Index: 237
  Step  37: 14 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.755s)
  Step  38: 15 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 195   Index:  19
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 195   Index:  19
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 195   Index:  99
  Step   5: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
  Step   7: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 195   Index: 113
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 195   Index: 113
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 195   Index: 128
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 195   Index: 128
    Step  28: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 195   Index: 179
    Extra Steps: 6
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 195   Index: 185
    Step  29: 19 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 195   Index: 219
  Step   2: 20 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 212   Index:   1
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 212   Index:   1
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 212   Index:   1
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 212   Index:   1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 212   Index:   1
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 212   Index:   1
  Step  21: 21 / Gargoyle x2 (7.628s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 212   Index:  40
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 212   Index:  55
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 212   Index:  55
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 212   Index:  61
  Step  23: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  40: 23 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 212   Index: 107
  Step  27: 24 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
  Step  32: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 212   Index: 191
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 229   Index:   5
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 229   Index:  12
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 229   Index:  12
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 229   Index:  21
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 229   Index:  21
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 229   Index:  31
  Step  24: 26 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  69: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 229   Index: 125
  Step   6: 28 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  12: 29 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  39: 30 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 229   Index: 168
  Step  22: 31 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (9.071s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 229   Index: 191
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 229   Index: 191
  Step   1: 32 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.832s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 229   Index: 196
  Step  32: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.933s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 229   Index: 238
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 229   Index: 255
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 229   Index: 255
Paladin                                                   Seed: 246   Index:   3
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 246   Index:   3
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 246   Index:  25
  Step  32: 34 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
  Step  40: 35 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 246   Index:  67
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 246   Index:  97
  Step  29: 36 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
  Step  32: 37 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 246   Index: 141
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 246   Index: 154
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 246   Index: 154
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 246   Index: 154
  Extra Steps: 52
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 246   Index: 210
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:   7   Index:  44
  Step  12: 38 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  37: 39 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  43: 40 / AquaWorm x1, ElecFish x3 (9.878s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:   7   Index:  98
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:   7   Index: 124
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:   7   Index: 124
Castle Baron                                              Seed:   7   Index: 145
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:   7   Index: 159
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   7   Index: 159
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:   7   Index: 160
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   7   Index: 184
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:   7   Index: 221
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   7   Index: 221
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:   7   Index: 222
  Step   1: 41 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  24   Index:  34
  Step  33: 42 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  24   Index:  75
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  24   Index:  75
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  24   Index:  83
    Extra Steps: 10
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  24   Index:  93
    Step   3: 43 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  24   Index: 156
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  24   Index: 167
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  24   Index: 167
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  24   Index: 197
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  24   Index: 197
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  24   Index: 199
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  24   Index: 199
  Step   7: 44 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.677s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  24   Index: 220
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  24   Index: 220
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 30
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  24   Index: 254
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  24   Index: 255
  Step  27: 45 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  32: 46 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  41   Index:  37
  Step  36: 47 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  41   Index:  89
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  41   Index:  89
  Step   5: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  41   Index: 106
  Step  15: 49 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  17: 50 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  19: 51 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  41   Index: 192
  Step  11: 52 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  41   Index: 252
  Step  19: 53 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  58   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  58   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  58   Index:  20
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  58   Index:  34
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  58   Index:  34
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  58   Index:  53
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  58   Index:  53
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  58   Index:  54

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.