Any% NoCW Seed 169 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1276.878s (saves 20.590s)
Route Encounters
62 (saves 3 encounters)
Optional Steps
7
Extra Steps
18

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 169   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 169   Index:   1
  Step   4: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step  10: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 169   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 169   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 169   Index:  69
  Step  26: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 169   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 169   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 169   Index: 121
  Step  50: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  55: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  68: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  83: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 169   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 169   Index: 215
  Step   4: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 169   Index: 254
  Step  23: 9 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 186   Index:  32
  Step   8: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 186   Index:  53
  Step  10: 11 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 186   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 186   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 186   Index: 123
  Step  22: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 186   Index: 168
  Step   4: 13 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
  Step  19: 14 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 186   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 186   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 186   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 186   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 186   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 186   Index: 228
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 186   Index: 228
  Step   5: 15 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
  Step  24: 16 / Imp x3 (6.649s)
  Step  34: 17 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 203   Index:  10
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 203   Index:  10
    Step  28: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
    Step  60: 19 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 203   Index:  90
  Step  13: 20 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 203   Index: 104
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 203   Index: 104
  Step   5: 21 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 203   Index: 119
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 203   Index: 119
    Step  16: 22 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  32: 23 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
    Step  80: 24 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 203   Index: 199
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 203   Index: 237
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 203   Index: 237
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 203   Index: 237
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 203   Index: 237
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 203   Index: 237
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 203   Index: 237
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 220   Index:  20
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 220   Index:  35
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 220   Index:  35
  Step   1: 25 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 220   Index:  41
  Step  33: 26 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 220   Index:  87
  Step  13: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  14: 28 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  41: 29 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  46: 30 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 220   Index: 171
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 220   Index: 231
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 220   Index: 238
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 220   Index: 238
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 220   Index: 247
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 220   Index: 247
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 237   Index:   1
  Step  33: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  65: 32 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 237   Index:  95
  Step   3: 33 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (9.259s)
  Step  18: 34 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 237   Index: 138
  Step  12: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 237   Index: 161
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 237   Index: 161
  Step   2: 36 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.695s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 237   Index: 166
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 237   Index: 208
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 237   Index: 225
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 237   Index: 225
  Step   2: 37 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.808s)
Paladin                                                   Seed: 237   Index: 229
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 237   Index: 229
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 237   Index: 251
  Step   3: 38 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step   5: 39 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (9.991s)
  Step  42: 40 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 254   Index:  37
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 254   Index:  67
  Step  30: 41 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 254   Index: 111
  Step   9: 42 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.400s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 254   Index: 124
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 254   Index: 124
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 254   Index: 124
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 254   Index: 128
  Step  16: 43 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  52: 44 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  65: 45 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 254   Index: 218
  Step   7: 46 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
  Step  51: 47 / AquaWorm x1, ElecFish x3 (9.878s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  15   Index:  16
  Step  13: 48 / Guard x2 (8.494s)
  Step  19: 49 / Guard x2 (8.494s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  15   Index:  42
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  15   Index:  42
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  15   Index:  63
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  15   Index:  77
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  15   Index:  77
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  15   Index:  78
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  15   Index:  92
  Optional Steps: 1
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  15   Index: 130
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  15   Index: 130
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  15   Index: 131
  Step  27: 50 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  15   Index: 199
  Step  13: 51 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
  Step  23: 52 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  15   Index: 240
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  15   Index: 240
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  15   Index: 248
    Extra Steps: 16
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  32   Index:   8
    Step  44: 53 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
    Step  52: 54 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  61: 55 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  32   Index:  71
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  32   Index:  82
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  32   Index:  82
    Step  10: 56 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  32   Index: 112
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  32   Index: 112
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  32   Index: 114
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  32   Index: 114
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  32   Index: 135
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  32   Index: 135
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  32   Index: 141
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  32   Index: 142
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  32   Index: 180
  Step   8: 57 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
  Step  40: 58 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  32   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  32   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  32   Index: 249
  Step  34: 59 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  54: 60 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  65: 61 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  68: 62 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  49   Index:  79
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  49   Index: 139
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  49   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  49   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  49   Index: 163
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  49   Index: 177
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  49   Index: 177
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  49   Index: 196
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  49   Index: 196
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  49   Index: 197

Information

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