Any% NoCW Seed 164 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1244.620s (saves 69.560s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 10 encounters)
Optional Steps
18
Extra Steps
120

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 164   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 164   Index:   1
  Step  10: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  15: 2 / SandWorm x1 (6.973s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 164   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 164   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 164   Index:  69
  Step   6: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 164   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 164   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 164   Index: 121
  Step  17: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  68: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  75: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  83: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 164   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 164   Index: 215
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 164   Index: 254
  Step  11: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  23: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 181   Index:  32
  Step   9: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 181   Index:  53
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 181   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 181   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 181   Index: 123
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 181   Index: 168
  Step   2: 11 / Mad Toad x4 (7.317s)
  Step  19: 12 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  34: 13 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 181   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 181   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 181   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 181   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 181   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 0
  Extra Steps: 24
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 181   Index: 252
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 181   Index: 252
  Step  23: 14 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.755s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 198   Index:  34
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 198   Index:  34
    Step  69: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  72: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  75: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 198   Index: 114
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 198   Index: 128
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 198   Index: 128
  Step   7: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 198   Index: 143
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 198   Index: 143
    Step  13: 19 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  41: 20 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  78: 21 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 198   Index: 223
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 215   Index:   5
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 215   Index:   5
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 215   Index:   5
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 215   Index:   5
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 215   Index:   5
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 215   Index:   5
  Step  17: 22 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 215   Index:  44
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 215   Index:  59
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 215   Index:  59
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 215   Index:  65
  Step  19: 23 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
  Step  36: 24 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 215   Index: 111
  Step  22: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  28: 26 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 215   Index: 195
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 20
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 232   Index:  29
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 232   Index:  36
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 232   Index:  36
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 232   Index:  45
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 232   Index:  45
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 232   Index:  55
  Step  76: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  82: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 232   Index: 149
  Step   1: 29 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  14: 30 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
  Step  41: 31 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  43: 32 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 232   Index: 192
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 232   Index: 215
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 232   Index: 215
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 232   Index: 220
  Step   7: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.933s)
  Step  36: 34 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 249   Index:   6
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 249   Index:  23
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 249   Index:  23
Paladin                                                   Seed: 249   Index:  27
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 249   Index:  27
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 249   Index:  49
  Step  16: 35 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 249   Index:  91
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 249   Index: 121
  Step   5: 36 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
  Step   8: 37 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
  Step  40: 38 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 249   Index: 165
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 249   Index: 178
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 249   Index: 178
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 249   Index: 178
  Extra Steps: 44
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 249   Index: 226
  Step  43: 39 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  65: 40 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  10   Index:  60
  Step  21: 41 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  10   Index: 114
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  10   Index: 140
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  10   Index: 140
    Step  19: 42 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  10   Index: 161
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  10   Index: 175
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  10   Index: 175
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  10   Index: 176
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  10   Index: 190
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  33: 43 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  10   Index: 228
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  10   Index: 228
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  10   Index: 229
  Step  26: 44 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  27   Index:  41
  Step  11: 45 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
  Step  19: 46 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  27   Index:  82
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  27   Index:  82
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  27   Index:  90
    Extra Steps: 6
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  27   Index:  96
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  27   Index: 159
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  27   Index: 170
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  27   Index: 170
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  27   Index: 200
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 200
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  27   Index: 202
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 202
  Step   4: 47 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.677s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  27   Index: 223
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  27   Index: 223
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 26
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 253
  Optional Steps: 1
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  27   Index: 255
  Step  27: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  44   Index:  37
  Step  10: 49 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  21: 50 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  36: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  44   Index:  89
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  44   Index:  89
  Step   5: 52 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  44   Index: 106
  Step  19: 53 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  44   Index: 192
  Step  11: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  44: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  44   Index: 252
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  61   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  61   Index:  19
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  61   Index:  20
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  61   Index:  34
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  61   Index:  34
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  61   Index:  53
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  61   Index:  53
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  61   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.