Any% NoCW Seed 178 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1273.153s (saves 53.387s)
Route Encounters
57 (saves 10 encounters)
Optional Steps
15
Extra Steps
150

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 178   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 178   Index:   1
  Step   3: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step   8: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 178   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 178   Index:  37
  Step   4: 3 / Sand Man x4 (7.242s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 178   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 178   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 178   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 178   Index: 121
  Step   1: 4 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  44: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  49: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  81: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 178   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 72
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 195   Index:  31
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 195   Index:  70
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 195   Index: 104
  Step   2: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 195   Index: 125
  Step  31: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  59: 10 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 195   Index: 185
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 195   Index: 194
  Extra Steps: 26
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 195   Index: 221
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 212   Index:  10
  Step  12: 11 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 212   Index:  47
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 212   Index:  47
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 212   Index:  48
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 212   Index:  59
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 212   Index:  63
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 42
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 212   Index: 113
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 212   Index: 113
  Step  21: 12 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
  Step  26: 13 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 212   Index: 151
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 212   Index: 151
    Step  49: 14 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
    Step  56: 15 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 212   Index: 231
  Step  11: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 212   Index: 245
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 212   Index: 245
  Step  14: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 229   Index:   4
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 229   Index:   4
    Step  51: 18 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 229   Index:  84
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 229   Index: 122
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 229   Index: 122
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 229   Index: 122
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 229   Index: 122
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 229   Index: 122
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 229   Index: 122
  Step   9: 19 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  15: 20 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 229   Index: 161
  Step   3: 21 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.915s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 229   Index: 176
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 229   Index: 176
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 229   Index: 182
  Step   8: 22 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
  Step  10: 23 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  46: 24 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 229   Index: 228
Fabul                                                     Seed: 246   Index:  56
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 246   Index: 130
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 246   Index: 137
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 246   Index: 137
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 246   Index: 146
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 246   Index: 146
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 246   Index: 156
  Step   5: 25 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step   6: 26 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  23: 27 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  38: 28 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  54: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 246   Index: 250
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   7   Index:  37
  Step  19: 30 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   7   Index:  60
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   7   Index:  60
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   7   Index:  65
  Step  16: 31 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
  Step  22: 32 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   7   Index: 107
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:   7   Index: 124
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   7   Index: 124
Paladin                                                   Seed:   7   Index: 128
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   7   Index: 128
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  18: 33 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   7   Index: 150
  Step   9: 34 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
  Step  32: 35 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  33: 36 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   7   Index: 192
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   7   Index: 222
  Step   1: 37 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  24   Index:  10
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  24   Index:  23
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  24   Index:  23
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  24   Index:  23
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  24   Index:  27
  Step  40: 38 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  66: 39 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  69: 40 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  24   Index: 117
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  24   Index: 171
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  24   Index: 197
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  24   Index: 197
    Step   9: 41 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  24   Index: 218
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  24   Index: 232
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  24   Index: 232
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  24   Index: 233
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 6
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  24   Index: 253
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  29: 42 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.825s)
  Step  34: 43 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.825s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  41   Index:  34
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  41   Index:  34
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  41   Index:  35
  Step  38: 44 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  59: 45 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  41   Index: 103
  Step  18: 46 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  20: 47 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  22: 48 / CaveNaga x1, Ogre x1 (8.581s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed:  41   Index: 144
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  41   Index: 144
    Step  59: 49 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  41   Index: 214
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  41   Index: 225
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  41   Index: 225
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  41   Index: 255
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  41   Index: 255
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  58   Index:   1
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  58   Index:   1
  Step  14: 50 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.738s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  58   Index:  22
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  58   Index:  22
    Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  58   Index:  24
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  58   Index:  25
  Step  28: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  58   Index:  63
  Step  26: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  36: 53 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  58   Index: 115
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  58   Index: 115
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  58   Index: 132
  Step  11: 54 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  58   Index: 218
  Step  14: 55 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
  Step  31: 56 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
  Step  39: 57 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  75   Index:  22
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  75   Index:  45
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  75   Index:  45
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  75   Index:  46
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  75   Index:  60
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  75   Index:  60
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  75   Index:  79
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  75   Index:  79
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  75   Index:  80

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.