Any% NoCW Seed 174 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1267.110s (saves 62.340s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
136

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 174   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 174   Index:   1
  Step   3: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 174   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 174   Index:  37
  Step   5: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 174   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 174   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 174   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 174   Index: 121
  Step   1: 3 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  44: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  49: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  55: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 174   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 60
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 191   Index:  19
  Step  21: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 191   Index:  58
  Step   5: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 191   Index:  92
  Step  12: 9 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 191   Index: 113
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 191   Index: 173
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 191   Index: 182
  Extra Steps: 8
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 191   Index: 191
  Step  23: 10 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  42: 11 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 191   Index: 236
  Step  26: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 208   Index:  17
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 208   Index:  17
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 208   Index:  18
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 208   Index:  29
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 208   Index:  33
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 208   Index:  40
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 208   Index:  40
  Step  30: 13 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 208   Index:  78
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 208   Index:  78
    Step   6: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
    Step  56: 15 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 208   Index: 158
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 208   Index: 172
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 208   Index: 172
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 208   Index: 187
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 208   Index: 187
    Step  20: 16 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 208   Index: 238
    Extra Steps: 40
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 225   Index:  22
    Step  14: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
    Step  33: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 225   Index:  56
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 225   Index:  94
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 225   Index:  94
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 225   Index:  94
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 225   Index:  94
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 225   Index:  94
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 225   Index:  94
  Step   6: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  34: 20 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  38: 21 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 225   Index: 133
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 225   Index: 148
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 225   Index: 148
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 225   Index: 154
  Step  10: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 225   Index: 200
  Step  28: 23 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 242   Index:  28
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 242   Index: 102
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 242   Index: 109
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 242   Index: 109
  Step   4: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.011s)
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 242   Index: 118
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 242   Index: 118
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 242   Index: 128
  Step  34: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  51: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  66: 27 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  82: 28 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 242   Index: 222
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   3   Index:   9
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   3   Index:  32
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   3   Index:  32
  Step   5: 29 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.832s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   3   Index:  37
  Step  19: 30 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   3   Index:  79
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   8: 31 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:   3   Index:  96
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   3   Index:  96
Paladin                                                   Seed:   3   Index: 100
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   3   Index: 100
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 2
  Step  20: 32 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   3   Index: 125
  Step   5: 33 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
  Step  19: 34 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
  Step  21: 35 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   3   Index: 167
  Step  15: 36 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   3   Index: 197
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   3   Index: 241
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:   3   Index: 254
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   3   Index: 254
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:   3   Index: 254
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  20   Index:   2
  Step  27: 37 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  65: 38 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  20   Index:  92
  Step   1: 39 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  20   Index: 146
  Step  12: 40 / AquaWorm x2 (8.305s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  20   Index: 172
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  20   Index: 172
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  20   Index: 193
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  20   Index: 207
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  20   Index: 207
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  20   Index: 208
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  20   Index: 224
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  27: 41 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  37   Index:   5
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  37   Index:   5
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  37   Index:   6
  Step  25: 42 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  37   Index:  74
  Step  20: 43 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  37   Index: 115
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  37   Index: 115
    Step   6: 44 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step   8: 45 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  37   Index: 123
    Extra Steps: 18
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  37   Index: 141
    Step  47: 46 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  37   Index: 204
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  37   Index: 215
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  37   Index: 215
    Step   5: 47 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x6 (11.715s)
    Step  26: 48 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  37   Index: 245
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  37   Index: 245
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  37   Index: 247
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  37   Index: 247
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  54   Index:  12
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  54   Index:  12
    Optional Steps: 2
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  54   Index:  17
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  54   Index:  18
  Step   9: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  35: 50 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
  Step  36: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  54   Index:  56
  Step  33: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  54   Index: 108
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  54   Index: 108
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  54   Index: 125
  Step  18: 53 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  42: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  54   Index: 211
  Step  35: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  71   Index:  15
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  71   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  71   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  71   Index:  39
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  71   Index:  53
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  71   Index:  53
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  71   Index:  72
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  71   Index:  72
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  71   Index:  73

Information

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