Any% NoCW Seed 166 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1265.180s (saves 42.145s)
Route Encounters
49 (saves 16 encounters)
Optional Steps
7
Extra Steps
318

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 166   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 166   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: 166   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 166   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 166   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 166   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 166   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 166   Index: 121
  Step  50: 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 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 166   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 166   Index: 215
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 166   Index: 254
  Step  11: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  23: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 183   Index:  32
  Step   9: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 183   Index:  53
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 183   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 183   Index: 122
  Extra Steps: 130
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 183   Index: 253
  Step  22: 11 / TinyMage x4 (7.558s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 200   Index:  42
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 200   Index:  79
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 200   Index:  79
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 200   Index:  80
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 200   Index:  91
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 200   Index:  95
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 54
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 200   Index: 157
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 200   Index: 157
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 200   Index: 195
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 200   Index: 195
    Step   4: 12 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  26: 13 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 217   Index:  19
  Step   3: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 217   Index:  33
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 217   Index:  33
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 217   Index:  48
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 217   Index:  48
    Step  26: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 217   Index:  99
    Extra Steps: 4
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 217   Index: 103
    Step  30: 16 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 217   Index: 137
  Step  38: 17 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 217   Index: 175
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 217   Index: 175
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 217   Index: 175
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 217   Index: 175
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 217   Index: 175
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 217   Index: 175
  Step  22: 18 / Gargoyle x2 (7.628s)
  Step  25: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  26: 20 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 217   Index: 214
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 217   Index: 229
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 217   Index: 229
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 217   Index: 235
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 234   Index:  25
  Step   9: 21 / SwordRat x3, Needler x3 (7.663s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 234   Index: 109
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 234   Index: 169
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 234   Index: 176
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 234   Index: 176
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 234   Index: 185
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 234   Index: 185
  Step   5: 22 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 234   Index: 195
  Step  32: 23 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  59: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  61: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 251   Index:  33
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 251   Index:  76
  Step  21: 26 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.911s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 251   Index:  99
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 251   Index:  99
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 251   Index: 104
  Step  22: 27 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
  Step  25: 28 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 251   Index: 146
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  15: 29 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 251   Index: 163
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 251   Index: 163
Paladin                                                   Seed: 251   Index: 167
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 251   Index: 167
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  13: 30 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 251   Index: 189
  Step   4: 31 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
  Step  36: 32 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 251   Index: 231
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  12   Index:   5
  Step   8: 33 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
  Step  30: 34 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (7.997s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  12   Index:  49
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  12   Index:  62
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  12   Index:  62
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  12   Index:  62
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  12   Index:  66
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  12   Index: 156
  Step   3: 35 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  27: 36 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  12   Index: 210
  Step   2: 37 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  13: 38 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Save Room Steps                   Seed:  12   Index: 236
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  12   Index: 236
  Castle Baron B1F Save Room                              Seed:  12   Index: 246
    Extra Steps: 18
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  29   Index:   8
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  29   Index:  32
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  29   Index:  46
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  29   Index:  46
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  29   Index:  47
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 36
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  29   Index:  97
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  29   Index: 134
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  29   Index: 134
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  29   Index: 135
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  29   Index: 203
  Step   3: 39 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
  Step  36: 40 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  29   Index: 244
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  29   Index: 244
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  29   Index: 252
    Extra Steps: 66
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  46   Index:  62
    Step  63: 41 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  46   Index: 125
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  46   Index: 136
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  46   Index: 136
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  46   Index: 166
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  46   Index: 166
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  46   Index: 168
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  46   Index: 168
  Step  18: 42 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.657s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  46   Index: 189
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  46   Index: 189
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  46   Index: 203
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  46   Index: 204
  Step  32: 43 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  46   Index: 242
  Step  38: 44 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  42: 45 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  44: 46 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  63   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  63   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  63   Index:  55
  Step  13: 47 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  23: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  69: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  63   Index: 141
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  63   Index: 201
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  63   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  63   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  63   Index: 225
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  63   Index: 239
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  63   Index: 239
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  80   Index:   2
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  80   Index:   2
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  80   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.