Any% NoCW Seed 162 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1241.611s (saves 91.641s)
Route Encounters
53 (saves 14 encounters)
Optional Steps
5
Extra Steps
128

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 162   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 162   Index:   1
  Step  10: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  15: 2 / SandWorm x1 (6.973s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 162   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 162   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 162   Index:  69
  Step   6: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 162   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 162   Index: 101
  Step   7: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 162   Index: 121
  Step  17: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  75: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 162   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 34
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 162   Index: 249
  Step  16: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 179   Index:  32
  Step   9: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 179   Index:  66
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 179   Index:  87
  Step  35: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 179   Index: 147
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 179   Index: 156
  Extra Steps: 14
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 179   Index: 171
  Step  16: 10 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  31: 11 / Mad Toad x4 (7.317s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 179   Index: 216
  Step  18: 12 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 179   Index: 253
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 179   Index: 253
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 179   Index: 254
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 196   Index:   9
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 196   Index:  13
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 196   Index:  21
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 196   Index:  21
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed: 196   Index:  59
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 196   Index:  59
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 196   Index:  92
    Extra Steps: 14
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 196   Index: 106
    Step  50: 13 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 196   Index: 158
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 196   Index: 172
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 196   Index: 172
  Step  12: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 196   Index: 187
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 196   Index: 187
    Step  27: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
    Step  34: 16 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 213   Index:  11
  Step  11: 17 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 213   Index:  49
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 213   Index:  49
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 213   Index:  49
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 213   Index:  49
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 213   Index:  49
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 213   Index:  49
  Step  35: 18 / Gargoyle x2 (7.628s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 213   Index:  88
  Step  13: 19 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 213   Index: 103
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 213   Index: 103
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 213   Index: 109
  Step  24: 20 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  30: 21 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 213   Index: 155
  Step  45: 22 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
  Step  52: 23 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 213   Index: 239
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 230   Index:  43
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 230   Index:  50
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 230   Index:  50
  Step   5: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.011s)
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 230   Index:  59
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 230   Index:  59
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 230   Index:  69
  Step  62: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  63: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  68: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  94: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 230   Index: 163
  Step  27: 29 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  29: 30 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 230   Index: 206
  Step  22: 31 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (9.071s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 230   Index: 229
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 230   Index: 229
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 230   Index: 234
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 247   Index:  20
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 247   Index:  37
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 247   Index:  37
Paladin                                                   Seed: 247   Index:  41
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 247   Index:  41
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  16: 32 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 247   Index:  63
  Step   2: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 247   Index: 105
  Step  21: 34 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  24: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 247   Index: 135
  Step  26: 36 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
  Step  44: 37 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 247   Index: 179
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 247   Index: 192
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 247   Index: 192
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 247   Index: 192
  Extra Steps: 14
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 247   Index: 210
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:   8   Index:  44
  Step  12: 38 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  37: 39 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:   8   Index:  98
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:   8   Index: 124
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:   8   Index: 124
Castle Baron                                              Seed:   8   Index: 145
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:   8   Index: 159
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   8   Index: 159
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:   8   Index: 160
  Optional Steps: 2
  Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   8   Index: 183
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:   8   Index: 220
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   8   Index: 220
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:   8   Index: 221
  Step   2: 40 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  34: 41 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  25   Index:  33
  Step  19: 42 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
  Step  34: 43 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  25   Index:  74
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  25   Index:  74
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  25   Index:  82
    Extra Steps: 14
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  25   Index:  96
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  25   Index: 159
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  25   Index: 170
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  25   Index: 170
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  25   Index: 200
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  25   Index: 200
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  25   Index: 202
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  25   Index: 202
  Step   4: 44 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.677s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  25   Index: 223
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  25   Index: 223
    Optional Steps: 2
    Extra Steps: 28
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  25   Index: 254
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  25   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:  42   Index:  37
  Step  36: 47 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  42   Index:  89
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  42   Index:  89
  Step   5: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  42   Index: 106
  Step  17: 49 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  19: 50 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  42   Index: 192
  Step  11: 51 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  44: 52 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  42   Index: 252
  Step  19: 53 / Witch x1, EpeeGirl x2 (9.664s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  59   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  59   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  59   Index:  20
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  59   Index:  34
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  59   Index:  34
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  59   Index:  53
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  59   Index:  53
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  59   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.