Any% NoCW Seed 180 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1271.135s (saves 47.475s)
Route Encounters
60 (saves 7 encounters)
Optional Steps
14
Extra Steps
73

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 180   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 180   Index:   1
  Step   8: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step  20: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 180   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 180   Index:  37
  Step   4: 3 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.096s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 180   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 180   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 180   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 180   Index: 121
  Step  49: 4 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  66: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  81: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 180   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 180   Index: 215
  Step  19: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 180   Index: 254
  Step  21: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 197   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 197   Index:  53
  Step  50: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  53: 10 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 197   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 197   Index: 122
  Extra Steps: 12
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 197   Index: 135
  Step  21: 11 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 197   Index: 180
  Step   4: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
  Step  34: 13 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 197   Index: 217
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 197   Index: 217
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 197   Index: 218
  Step   3: 14 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.221s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 197   Index: 229
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 197   Index: 233
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 197   Index: 240
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 197   Index: 240
  Step  38: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 214   Index:  22
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 214   Index:  22
    Step  62: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
    Step  79: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 214   Index: 102
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 214   Index: 116
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 214   Index: 116
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 214   Index: 131
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 214   Index: 131
    Step   2: 18 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
    Step   8: 19 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  69: 20 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
    Step  70: 21 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
    Step  76: 22 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 214   Index: 211
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 214   Index: 249
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 214   Index: 249
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 214   Index: 249
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 214   Index: 249
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 214   Index: 249
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 214   Index: 249
  Step  10: 23 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 231   Index:  32
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 231   Index:  47
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 231   Index:  47
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 231   Index:  53
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 231   Index:  99
  Step  32: 24 / SwordRat x3, Needler x3 (7.663s)
  Step  38: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  51: 26 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
  Step  64: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  65: 28 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 231   Index: 183
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 248   Index:   9
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 248   Index:  16
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 248   Index:  16
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 248   Index:  25
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 248   Index:  25
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 248   Index:  35
  Step  22: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  30: 30 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  91: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  94: 32 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 248   Index: 129
  Step  32: 33 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 248   Index: 172
  Step   7: 34 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (9.259s)
  Step  21: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 248   Index: 195
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 248   Index: 195
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 248   Index: 200
  Step  25: 36 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.869s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 248   Index: 242
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:   9   Index:   3
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   9   Index:   3
Paladin                                                   Seed:   9   Index:   7
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:   9   Index:   7
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:   9   Index:  29
  Step   6: 37 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (9.991s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   9   Index:  71
  Step  10: 38 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   9   Index: 101
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   9   Index: 145
  Step   1: 39 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.400s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:   9   Index: 158
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   9   Index: 158
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:   9   Index: 158
  Extra Steps: 21
Old Water-way                                             Seed:   9   Index: 183
  Step  40: 40 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  72: 41 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  26   Index:  17
  Step  35: 42 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
  Step  43: 43 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
  Step  50: 44 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  26   Index:  71
  Step  25: 45 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  26   Index:  97
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  26   Index:  97
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  26   Index: 118
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  26   Index: 132
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 132
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  26   Index: 133
  Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 146
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  26   Index: 183
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  26   Index: 183
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  26   Index: 184
  Step  22: 46 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  55: 47 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  67: 48 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  26   Index: 252
  Step   1: 49 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
  Step  30: 50 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  43   Index:  37
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  43   Index:  37
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  43   Index:  45
    Extra Steps: 28
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  43   Index:  73
    Step  21: 51 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  50: 52 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  52: 53 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  43   Index: 136
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  43   Index: 147
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  43   Index: 147
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  43   Index: 177
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  43   Index: 177
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  43   Index: 179
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  43   Index: 179
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  43   Index: 200
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  43   Index: 200
    Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  43   Index: 203
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 204
  Step  32: 54 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  43   Index: 242
  Step  29: 55 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
  Step  38: 56 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  60   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  60   Index:  38
  Step  15: 57 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  60   Index:  55
  Step  13: 58 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  44: 59 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  69: 60 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 141
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 201
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  60   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 225
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  60   Index: 239
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  60   Index: 239
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  77   Index:   2
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  77   Index:   2
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  77   Index:   3

Information

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