Any% NoCW Seed 165 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1255.205s (saves 57.628s)
Route Encounters
48 (saves 16 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
322

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 165   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 165   Index:   1
  Step   4: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  10: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
  Step  15: 3 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 165   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 165   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 165   Index:  69
  Step   6: 4 / CaveToad x3 (6.825s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 165   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 165   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 165   Index: 121
  Step  68: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  75: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  83: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 165   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 62
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 182   Index:  21
  Step  20: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 182   Index:  60
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 182   Index:  94
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 182   Index: 115
  Step  30: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 182   Index: 175
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 182   Index: 184
  Extra Steps: 68
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 182   Index: 253
  Step  22: 10 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 199   Index:  42
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 199   Index:  79
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 199   Index:  79
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 199   Index:  80
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 199   Index:  91
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 199   Index:  95
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 54
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 199   Index: 157
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 199   Index: 157
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 199   Index: 195
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 199   Index: 195
    Step   4: 11 / SandWorm x1, Sandpede x1 (6.829s)
    Step  26: 12 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 216   Index:  19
  Step   3: 13 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 216   Index:  33
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 216   Index:  33
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 216   Index:  48
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 216   Index:  48
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 216   Index:  99
    Extra Steps: 4
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 216   Index: 103
    Step  30: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 216   Index: 137
  Step   2: 15 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
  Step  38: 16 / Imp x3 (6.648s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 216   Index: 175
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 216   Index: 175
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 216   Index: 175
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 216   Index: 175
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 216   Index: 175
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 216   Index: 175
  Step  22: 17 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  25: 18 / Gargoyle x2 (7.628s)
  Step  26: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 216   Index: 214
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 216   Index: 229
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 216   Index: 229
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 216   Index: 235
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 233   Index:  25
Fabul                                                     Seed: 233   Index: 109
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 24
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 233   Index: 203
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 233   Index: 210
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 233   Index: 210
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 233   Index: 219
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 233   Index: 219
  Step   8: 20 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 233   Index: 229
  Step  25: 21 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  27: 22 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  84: 23 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  92: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 250   Index:  67
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 250   Index: 110
  Step  16: 25 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (9.071s)
  Step  19: 26 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.911s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 250   Index: 133
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 250   Index: 133
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 250   Index: 138
  Step  23: 27 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
  Step  42: 28 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 250   Index: 180
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  13: 29 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 250   Index: 197
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 250   Index: 197
Paladin                                                   Seed: 250   Index: 201
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 250   Index: 201
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 250   Index: 223
  Step   2: 30 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  11   Index:   9
  Step   4: 31 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.549s)
  Step  26: 32 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.549s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  11   Index:  39
  Step  42: 33 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  11   Index:  83
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  11   Index:  96
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  11   Index:  96
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  11   Index:  96
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  11   Index: 100
  Step  59: 34 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  83: 35 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  11   Index: 190
  Step  22: 36 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  33: 37 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  11   Index: 244
  Step  11: 38 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  28   Index:  14
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  28   Index:  14
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  28   Index:  35
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  28   Index:  49
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  28   Index:  49
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  28   Index:  50
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 32
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  28   Index:  96
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  28   Index: 133
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  28   Index: 133
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  28   Index: 134
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  28   Index: 202
  Step   4: 39 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
  Step  37: 40 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  28   Index: 243
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  28   Index: 243
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  28   Index: 251
    Extra Steps: 78
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  45   Index:  73
    Step  52: 41 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  45   Index: 136
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  45   Index: 147
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  45   Index: 147
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  45   Index: 177
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  45   Index: 177
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  45   Index: 179
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  45   Index: 179
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  45   Index: 200
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  45   Index: 200
    Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  45   Index: 203
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  45   Index: 204
  Step  32: 42 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  45   Index: 242
  Step  38: 43 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
  Step  42: 44 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  62   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  62   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  62   Index:  55
  Step  13: 45 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  23: 46 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  44: 47 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  69: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  62   Index: 141
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  62   Index: 201
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  62   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  62   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  62   Index: 225
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  62   Index: 239
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  62   Index: 239
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  79   Index:   2
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  79   Index:   2
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  79   Index:   3

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.