Any% NoCW Seed 172 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1278.801s (saves 44.541s)
Route Encounters
62 (saves 5 encounters)
Optional Steps
6
Extra Steps
19

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 172   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 172   Index:   1
  Step   3: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step   4: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 172   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 172   Index:  37
  Step   5: 3 / Sand Man x4 (7.242s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 172   Index:  69
  Step  26: 4 / CaveToad x3 (6.825s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 172   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 172   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 172   Index: 121
  Step   1: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  50: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  55: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 172   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 4
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 172   Index: 219
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 189   Index:   2
  Step  16: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 189   Index:  36
  Step   4: 9 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 189   Index:  57
  Step   6: 10 / CaveToad x4 (7.163s)
  Step  47: 11 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 189   Index: 117
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 189   Index: 126
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 189   Index: 127
  Step  18: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
  Step  45: 13 / Mad Toad x4 (7.317s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 189   Index: 172
  Step  19: 14 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 189   Index: 209
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 189   Index: 209
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 189   Index: 210
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 189   Index: 221
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 189   Index: 225
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 189   Index: 233
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 189   Index: 233
  Step  29: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 206   Index:  15
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 206   Index:  15
    Step  23: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  55: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 206   Index:  95
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 206   Index: 109
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 206   Index: 109
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 206   Index: 124
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 206   Index: 124
    Step  10: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
    Step  27: 19 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  75: 20 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 206   Index: 204
  Step  38: 21 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 206   Index: 242
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 206   Index: 242
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 206   Index: 242
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 206   Index: 242
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 206   Index: 242
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 206   Index: 242
  Step   2: 22 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 223   Index:  25
  Step  11: 23 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 223   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 223   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 223   Index:  46
  Step   9: 24 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
  Step  28: 25 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.237s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 223   Index:  92
  Step   8: 26 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
  Step  36: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  40: 28 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  72: 29 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  83: 30 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 223   Index: 176
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 223   Index: 236
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 223   Index: 243
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 223   Index: 243
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 223   Index: 252
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 223   Index: 252
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 240   Index:   6
  Step  28: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  60: 32 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  92: 33 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 240   Index: 100
  Step  13: 34 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 240   Index: 143
  Step  19: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 240   Index: 166
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 240   Index: 166
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 240   Index: 171
  Step  23: 36 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
  Step  39: 37 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.869s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 240   Index: 213
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 240   Index: 230
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 240   Index: 230
Paladin                                                   Seed: 240   Index: 234
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 240   Index: 234
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  20: 38 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   1   Index:   0
  Step  37: 39 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (9.991s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   1   Index:  42
  Step  14: 40 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   1   Index:  72
  Step  15: 41 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
  Step  25: 42 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   1   Index: 116
  Step   4: 43 / Raven x1 (8.065s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:   1   Index: 129
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   1   Index: 129
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:   1   Index: 129
  Extra Steps: 11
Old Water-way                                             Seed:   1   Index: 144
  Step  36: 44 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:   1   Index: 234
  Step  24: 45 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
  Step  51: 46 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  18   Index:  32
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  18   Index:  58
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  18   Index:  58
    Step   6: 47 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  18   Index:  79
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  18   Index:  93
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  18   Index:  93
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  18   Index:  94
  Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  18   Index: 107
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  18   Index: 144
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  18   Index: 144
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  18   Index: 145
  Step  13: 48 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
  Step  67: 49 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  18   Index: 213
  Step   9: 50 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  11: 51 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  18   Index: 254
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  18   Index: 254
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  35   Index:   6
    Extra Steps: 2
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  35   Index:   8
    Step  23: 52 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
    Step  61: 53 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  35   Index:  71
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  35   Index:  82
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  35   Index:  82
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  35   Index: 112
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  35   Index: 112
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  35   Index: 114
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  35   Index: 114
  Step   7: 54 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.677s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  35   Index: 135
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  35   Index: 135
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  35   Index: 141
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  35   Index: 142
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  35   Index: 180
  Step   8: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  40: 56 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  35   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  35   Index: 232
  Step   9: 57 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  35   Index: 249
  Step  34: 58 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  61: 59 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  68: 60 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  52   Index:  79
  Step  10: 61 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  52   Index: 139
  Step   4: 62 / Witch x1, EpeeGirl x2 (9.664s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  52   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  52   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  52   Index: 163
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  52   Index: 177
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  52   Index: 177
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  52   Index: 196
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  52   Index: 196
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  52   Index: 197

Information

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