Any% NoCW Seed 18 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1259.218s (saves 40.961s)
Route Encounters
57 (saves 8 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
104

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  18   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  18   Index:   1
  Step   1: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  28: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  18   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  18   Index:  37
  Step  27: 3 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  18   Index:  69
  Step  24: 4 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  18   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  18   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  18   Index: 121
  Step  37: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  18   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 18
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  18   Index: 233
  Step  30: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  35   Index:  16
  Step  15: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  35   Index:  50
  Step  19: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  35   Index:  71
  Step  50: 9 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  35   Index: 131
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  35   Index: 140
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  35   Index: 141
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  35   Index: 186
  Step   2: 10 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
  Step  34: 11 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  35   Index: 223
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  35   Index: 223
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  35   Index: 224
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  35   Index: 235
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  35   Index: 239
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 36
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  52   Index:  27
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  52   Index:  27
  Step  27: 12 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
  Step  34: 13 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  52   Index:  65
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  52   Index:  65
    Step  24: 14 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  78: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  52   Index: 145
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  52   Index: 159
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  52   Index: 159
  Step   8: 16 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  52   Index: 174
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  52   Index: 174
    Step  12: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  72: 18 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  52   Index: 254
  Step  30: 19 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
  Step  32: 20 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  69   Index:  36
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  69   Index:  36
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  69   Index:  36
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  69   Index:  36
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  69   Index:  36
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  69   Index:  36
  Step   7: 21 / Cocktric x3 (7.813s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  69   Index:  75
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  69   Index:  90
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  69   Index:  90
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  69   Index:  96
  Step  23: 22 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  69   Index: 142
  Step  11: 23 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  36: 24 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  69   Index: 226
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  86   Index:  40
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  86   Index:  47
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  86   Index:  47
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  86   Index:  56
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  86   Index:  56
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  86   Index:  66
  Step  10: 25 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  19: 26 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  51: 27 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  74: 28 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  91: 29 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  86   Index: 160
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  86   Index: 203
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  86   Index: 226
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  86   Index: 226
  Step   3: 30 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.832s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  86   Index: 231
  Step  37: 31 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 103   Index:  17
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 12
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 103   Index:  47
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 103   Index:  47
  Step   4: 32 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.941s)
Paladin                                                   Seed: 103   Index:  51
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 103   Index:  51
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 10
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 103   Index:  84
  Step   7: 33 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
  Step  18: 34 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
  Step  31: 35 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 103   Index: 126
  Step  21: 36 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.549s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 103   Index: 156
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 103   Index: 200
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 103   Index: 213
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 103   Index: 213
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 103   Index: 213
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 103   Index: 217
  Step  18: 37 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
  Step  56: 38 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  62: 39 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  88: 40 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 120   Index:  51
  Step   8: 41 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  37: 42 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 120   Index: 105
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 120   Index: 131
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 120   Index: 131
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 120   Index: 152
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 120   Index: 166
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 166
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 120   Index: 167
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 178
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  31: 43 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 120   Index: 216
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 120   Index: 216
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 120   Index: 217
  Step  53: 44 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 137   Index:  29
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 137   Index:  70
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 137   Index:  70
    Step   1: 45 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 137   Index:  78
    Extra Steps: 28
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 137   Index: 106
    Step   5: 46 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  62: 47 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 137   Index: 169
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 137   Index: 180
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 137   Index: 180
    Step  18: 48 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 137   Index: 210
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 137   Index: 210
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 137   Index: 212
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 137   Index: 212
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Direct                           Seed: 137   Index: 233
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 137   Index: 233
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 137   Index: 233
  Optional Steps: 2
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 137   Index: 236
  Step   2: 49 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 154   Index:  18
  Step   7: 50 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  26: 51 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 154   Index:  70
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 154   Index:  70
  Step  13: 52 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 154   Index:  87
  Step  18: 53 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  62: 54 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  67: 55 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  86: 56 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 154   Index: 173
  Step  38: 57 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 154   Index: 233
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 171   Index:   0
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 171   Index:   0
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 171   Index:   1
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 171   Index:  15
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 171   Index:  15
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 171   Index:  34
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 171   Index:  34
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 171   Index:  35

Information

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