Any% NoCW Seed 173 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1259.747s (saves 35.874s)
Route Encounters
61 (saves 4 encounters)
Optional Steps
15
Extra Steps
10

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 173   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 173   Index:   1
  Step   3: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 173   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 173   Index:  37
  Step   5: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 173   Index:  69
  Step  26: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 173   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 173   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 173   Index: 121
  Step   1: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  44: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  55: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 173   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 4
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 173   Index: 219
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 190   Index:   2
  Step  16: 7 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 190   Index:  36
  Step   4: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 190   Index:  57
  Step   6: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  47: 10 / CaveToad x4 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 190   Index: 117
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 190   Index: 126
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 190   Index: 127
  Step  45: 11 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 190   Index: 172
  Step  19: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 190   Index: 209
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 190   Index: 209
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 190   Index: 210
  Step   4: 13 / SandWorm x1 (7.264s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 190   Index: 221
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 190   Index: 225
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 190   Index: 235
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 190   Index: 235
  Step  27: 14 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.755s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 207   Index:  17
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 207   Index:  17
    Step  21: 15 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
    Step  53: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 207   Index:  97
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 207   Index: 111
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 207   Index: 111
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 207   Index: 126
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 207   Index: 126
    Step   8: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
    Step  25: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 207   Index: 206
  Step   1: 19 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
  Step  36: 20 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
  Step  38: 21 / Imp x3 (6.648s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 207   Index: 244
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 207   Index: 244
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 207   Index: 244
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 207   Index: 244
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 207   Index: 244
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 207   Index: 244
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 224   Index:  27
  Step   9: 22 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 224   Index:  42
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 224   Index:  42
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 224   Index:  48
  Step   7: 23 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  26: 24 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 224   Index:  94
  Step   6: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  34: 26 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
  Step  38: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  70: 28 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  81: 29 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 224   Index: 178
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 224   Index: 248
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 224   Index: 255
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 224   Index: 255
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 241   Index:   8
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 241   Index:   8
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 241   Index:  18
  Step  16: 30 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  39: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  48: 32 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  80: 33 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 241   Index: 112
  Step   1: 34 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (9.259s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 241   Index: 155
  Step   7: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 241   Index: 178
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 241   Index: 178
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 241   Index: 183
  Step  11: 36 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
  Step  27: 37 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.869s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 241   Index: 225
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 241   Index: 242
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 241   Index: 242
Paladin                                                   Seed: 241   Index: 246
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 241   Index: 246
  Optional Steps: 1
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   2   Index:  13
  Step  24: 38 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   2   Index:  55
  Step   1: 39 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   2   Index:  85
  Step   2: 40 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
  Step  12: 41 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
  Step  35: 42 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   2   Index: 129
  Step   1: 43 / Raven x1 (8.065s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:   2   Index: 142
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   2   Index: 142
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:   2   Index: 142
Old Water-way                                             Seed:   2   Index: 146
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:   2   Index: 236
  Step  22: 44 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  49: 45 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  19   Index:  34
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  19   Index:  60
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  19   Index:  60
    Step   4: 46 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
    Step   7: 47 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  19   Index:  81
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  19   Index:  95
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  19   Index:  95
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  19   Index:  96
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  19   Index: 107
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  19   Index: 144
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  19   Index: 144
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  19   Index: 145
  Step  13: 48 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  19   Index: 213
  Step   9: 49 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
  Step  11: 50 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  19   Index: 254
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  19   Index: 254
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  36   Index:   6
    Extra Steps: 2
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  36   Index:   8
    Step  23: 51 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  36   Index:  71
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  36   Index:  82
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  36   Index:  82
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  36   Index: 112
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  36   Index: 112
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  36   Index: 114
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  36   Index: 114
  Step   7: 52 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.738s)
  Step   9: 53 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.107s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  36   Index: 135
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  36   Index: 135
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  36   Index: 141
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  36   Index: 142
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  36   Index: 180
  Step   8: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  40: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  36   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  36   Index: 232
  Step   9: 56 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  36   Index: 249
  Step  22: 57 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  34: 58 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  61: 59 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  53   Index:  79
  Step  10: 60 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  53   Index: 139
  Step   4: 61 / Witch x1, EpeeGirl x2 (9.664s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  53   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  53   Index: 162
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  53   Index: 163
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  53   Index: 177
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  53   Index: 177
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  53   Index: 196
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  53   Index: 196
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  53   Index: 197

Information

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