Any% NoCW Seed 17 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1252.590s (saves 76.831s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
4
Extra Steps
118

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  17   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  17   Index:   1
  Step   1: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
  Step  12: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
  Step  28: 3 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  17   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  17   Index:  37
  Step  27: 4 / Sand Man x4 (7.242s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  17   Index:  69
  Step  24: 5 / CaveToad x3 (6.825s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  17   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  17   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  17   Index: 121
  Step  37: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  17   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 10
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  17   Index: 225
  Step  38: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  34   Index:   8
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  34   Index:  42
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  34   Index:  63
  Step   6: 8 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  29: 9 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
  Step  58: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  34   Index: 123
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  34   Index: 132
  Extra Steps: 8
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  34   Index: 141
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  34   Index: 186
  Step   2: 11 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
  Step  34: 12 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  34   Index: 223
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  34   Index: 223
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  34   Index: 224
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  34   Index: 235
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  34   Index: 239
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 70
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  51   Index:  61
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  51   Index:  61
  Step  28: 13 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  51   Index:  99
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  51   Index:  99
    Step  68: 14 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  51   Index: 179
  Step   7: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  51   Index: 193
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  51   Index: 193
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  51   Index: 208
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  51   Index: 208
    Step  38: 16 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
    Step  76: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  78: 18 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  68   Index:  32
  Step  11: 19 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  68   Index:  70
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  68   Index:  70
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  68   Index:  70
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  68   Index:  70
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  68   Index:  70
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  68   Index:  70
  Step   8: 20 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  68   Index: 109
  Step  10: 21 / Cocktric x3 (7.813s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  68   Index: 124
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  68   Index: 124
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  68   Index: 130
  Step  23: 22 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  68   Index: 176
  Step   2: 23 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  74: 24 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  85   Index:   4
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  85   Index:  64
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  85   Index:  71
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  85   Index:  71
  Step   5: 25 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.011s)
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  85   Index:  80
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  85   Index:  80
  Step   5: 26 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  85   Index:  90
  Step  27: 27 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  28: 28 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  50: 29 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  67: 30 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  85   Index: 184
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  85   Index: 227
  Step   2: 31 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (8.005s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  85   Index: 250
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  85   Index: 250
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  85   Index: 255
  Step  40: 32 / Lilith x2 (9.842s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 102   Index:  41
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  10: 33 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 102   Index:  58
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 102   Index:  58
Paladin                                                   Seed: 102   Index:  62
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 102   Index:  62
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 102   Index:  84
  Step   7: 34 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
  Step  18: 35 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
  Step  31: 36 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 102   Index: 126
  Step  21: 37 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 102   Index: 156
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 102   Index: 200
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 102   Index: 213
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 102   Index: 213
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 102   Index: 213
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 102   Index: 217
  Step  18: 38 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  56: 39 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  88: 40 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 119   Index:  51
  Step   8: 41 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  37: 42 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 119   Index: 105
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 119   Index: 131
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 119   Index: 131
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 119   Index: 152
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 119   Index: 166
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 119   Index: 166
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 119   Index: 167
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 119   Index: 178
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  31: 43 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 119   Index: 215
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 119   Index: 215
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 119   Index: 216
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 136   Index:  28
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 136   Index:  69
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 136   Index:  69
    Step   2: 44 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 136   Index:  77
    Extra Steps: 28
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 136   Index: 105
    Step   6: 45 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  63: 46 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 136   Index: 168
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 136   Index: 179
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 136   Index: 179
    Step  19: 47 / VampGirl x2, Cave Bat x3 (10.064s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 136   Index: 209
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 136   Index: 209
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 136   Index: 211
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 136   Index: 211
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 136   Index: 232
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 136   Index: 232
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 136   Index: 238
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 136   Index: 239
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 153   Index:  21
  Step   4: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  23: 49 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  24: 50 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 153   Index:  73
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 153   Index:  73
  Step  10: 51 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 153   Index:  90
  Step  15: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  59: 53 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  83: 54 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 153   Index: 176
  Step  35: 55 / SwordMan x1, IceBeast x2 (11.092s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 153   Index: 236
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 170   Index:   3
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 170   Index:   3
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 170   Index:   4
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 170   Index:  18
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 170   Index:  18
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 170   Index:  37
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 170   Index:  37
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 170   Index:  38

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.