Any% NoCW Seed 163 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1265.671s (saves 67.103s)
Route Encounters
57 (saves 10 encounters)
Optional Steps
6
Extra Steps
79

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 163   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 163   Index:   1
  Step  10: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  15: 2 / SandWorm x1 (6.973s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 163   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 163   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 163   Index:  69
  Step   6: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 163   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 163   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 163   Index: 121
  Step  17: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  75: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  83: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 163   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 34
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 163   Index: 249
  Step  16: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  28: 8 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 180   Index:  32
  Step   9: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 180   Index:  66
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 180   Index:  87
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 180   Index: 147
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 180   Index: 156
  Extra Steps: 14
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 180   Index: 171
  Step  16: 10 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  31: 11 / Mad Toad x4 (7.317s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 180   Index: 216
  Step  18: 12 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 180   Index: 253
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 180   Index: 253
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 180   Index: 254
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 197   Index:   9
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 197   Index:  13
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 197   Index:  21
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 197   Index:  21
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed: 197   Index:  59
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 197   Index:  59
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 197   Index:  92
    Extra Steps: 14
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 197   Index: 106
    Step  29: 13 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
    Step  50: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 197   Index: 158
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 197   Index: 172
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 197   Index: 172
  Step  12: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 197   Index: 187
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 197   Index: 187
    Step  27: 16 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
    Step  34: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 214   Index:  11
  Step  11: 18 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 214   Index:  49
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 214   Index:  49
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 214   Index:  49
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 214   Index:  49
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 214   Index:  49
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 214   Index:  49
  Step  35: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 214   Index:  88
  Step  13: 20 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 214   Index: 103
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 214   Index: 103
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 214   Index: 109
  Step  24: 21 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
  Step  30: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 214   Index: 155
  Step  45: 23 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
  Step  46: 24 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
  Step  52: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 214   Index: 239
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 231   Index:  43
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 231   Index:  50
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 231   Index:  50
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 231   Index:  59
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 231   Index:  59
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 231   Index:  69
  Step  62: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  68: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  81: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  94: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 231   Index: 163
  Step  27: 30 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
  Step  29: 31 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 231   Index: 206
  Step  22: 32 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (9.071s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 231   Index: 229
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 231   Index: 229
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 231   Index: 234
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 248   Index:  20
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 248   Index:  37
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 248   Index:  37
Paladin                                                   Seed: 248   Index:  41
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 248   Index:  41
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  16: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 248   Index:  63
  Step   2: 34 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 248   Index: 105
  Step  21: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
  Step  24: 36 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 248   Index: 135
  Step  26: 37 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
  Step  44: 38 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 248   Index: 179
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 248   Index: 192
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 248   Index: 192
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 248   Index: 192
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 248   Index: 196
  Step  29: 39 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:   9   Index:  30
  Step   5: 40 / AquaWorm x1, ElecFish x3 (9.878s)
  Step  51: 41 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:   9   Index:  84
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:   9   Index: 110
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:   9   Index: 110
Castle Baron                                              Seed:   9   Index: 131
  Extra Steps: 1
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:   9   Index: 146
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   9   Index: 146
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:   9   Index: 147
  Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   9   Index: 160
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  22: 42 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
  Step  23: 43 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:   9   Index: 197
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:   9   Index: 197
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:   9   Index: 198
  Step  25: 44 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  57: 45 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  26   Index:  10
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  26   Index:  51
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  26   Index:  51
    Step   1: 46 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  26   Index:  59
    Extra Steps: 8
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  26   Index:  67
    Step  29: 47 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  26   Index: 130
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  26   Index: 141
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  26   Index: 141
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  26   Index: 171
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 171
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  26   Index: 173
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 173
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  26   Index: 194
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  26   Index: 194
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 8
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 206
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  26   Index: 207
  Step  32: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  26   Index: 245
  Step   6: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step   8: 50 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  37: 51 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  43   Index:  41
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  43   Index:  41
  Step   6: 52 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  43   Index:  58
  Step  15: 53 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  36: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  65: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  67: 56 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 144
  Step  59: 57 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 204
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  43   Index: 227
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 227
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 228
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  43   Index: 242
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  43   Index: 242
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  60   Index:   5
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  60   Index:   5
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  60   Index:   6

Information

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