Any% NoCW Seed 176 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1253.190s (saves 70.591s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
17
Extra Steps
140

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 176   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 176   Index:   1
  Step   3: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 176   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 176   Index:  37
  Step   5: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 176   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 176   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 176   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 176   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  81: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 176   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 60
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 193   Index:  19
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 193   Index:  58
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 193   Index:  92
  Step  12: 7 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  14: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 193   Index: 113
  Step  43: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 193   Index: 173
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 193   Index: 182
  Extra Steps: 32
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 193   Index: 215
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 210   Index:   4
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 210   Index:  41
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 210   Index:  41
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 210   Index:  42
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 210   Index:  53
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 210   Index:  57
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 26
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 210   Index:  91
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 210   Index:  91
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 210   Index: 129
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 210   Index: 129
    Step   5: 10 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  10: 11 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  71: 12 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  78: 13 / SandWorm x2 (6.841s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 210   Index: 209
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 210   Index: 223
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 210   Index: 223
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 210   Index: 238
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 210   Index: 238
    Step   4: 14 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
    Step   6: 15 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
    Step  21: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
    Step  73: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 227   Index:  62
  Step  38: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 227   Index: 100
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 227   Index: 100
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 227   Index: 100
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 227   Index: 100
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 227   Index: 100
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 227   Index: 100
  Step  32: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 227   Index: 139
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 227   Index: 154
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 227   Index: 154
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 227   Index: 160
  Step   4: 20 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  30: 21 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.237s)
  Step  32: 22 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 227   Index: 206
  Step  22: 23 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 244   Index:  34
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 244   Index: 104
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 244   Index: 111
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 244   Index: 111
  Step   2: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.011s)
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 244   Index: 120
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 244   Index: 120
  Step   6: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 244   Index: 130
  Step  32: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  49: 27 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  64: 28 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  80: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 244   Index: 224
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   5   Index:  11
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   5   Index:  34
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   5   Index:  34
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   5   Index:  39
  Step  17: 30 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
  Step  42: 31 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   5   Index:  81
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   6: 32 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:   5   Index:  98
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   5   Index:  98
Paladin                                                   Seed:   5   Index: 102
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   5   Index: 102
  Optional Steps: 1
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   5   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)
  Step  34: 36 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   5   Index: 167
  Step  15: 37 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   5   Index: 197
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   5   Index: 241
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:   5   Index: 254
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   5   Index: 254
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:   5   Index: 254
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  22   Index:   2
  Step  65: 38 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  22   Index:  92
  Step   1: 39 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
  Step   4: 40 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  22   Index: 146
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  22   Index: 172
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  22   Index: 172
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  22   Index: 193
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  22   Index: 207
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  22   Index: 207
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  22   Index: 208
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  22   Index: 232
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  19: 41 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  39   Index:  13
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  39   Index:  13
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  39   Index:  14
  Step  17: 42 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
  Step  59: 43 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  39   Index:  82
  Step  12: 44 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
  Step  39: 45 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  41: 46 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  39   Index: 123
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  39   Index: 123
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  39   Index: 131
    Extra Steps: 10
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  39   Index: 141
    Step  62: 47 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  39   Index: 204
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  39   Index: 215
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  39   Index: 215
    Step  26: 48 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  39   Index: 245
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  39   Index: 245
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  39   Index: 247
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  39   Index: 247
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  56   Index:  12
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  56   Index:  12
    Optional Steps: 2
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  56   Index:  17
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  56   Index:  18
  Step  35: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  36: 50 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  56   Index:  56
  Step  33: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  43: 52 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  56   Index: 108
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  56   Index: 108
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  56   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:  56   Index: 211
  Step  38: 55 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  73   Index:  15
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  73   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  73   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  73   Index:  39
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  73   Index:  53
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  73   Index:  53
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  73   Index:  72
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  73   Index:  72
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  73   Index:  73

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.