Any% NoCW Seed 181 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1260.636s (saves 59.267s)
Route Encounters
57 (saves 10 encounters)
Optional Steps
14
Extra Steps
68

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 181   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 181   Index:   1
  Step   8: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step  20: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 181   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 181   Index:  37
  Step   4: 3 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.096s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 181   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 181   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 181   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 181   Index: 121
  Step  66: 4 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  81: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 181   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 181   Index: 215
  Step  19: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  37: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 181   Index: 254
  Step  21: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 198   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 198   Index:  53
  Step  50: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  53: 10 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
  Step  56: 11 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 198   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 198   Index: 122
  Extra Steps: 12
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 198   Index: 135
  Step  21: 12 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 198   Index: 180
  Step   4: 13 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 198   Index: 217
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 198   Index: 217
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 198   Index: 218
  Step   3: 14 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.221s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 198   Index: 229
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 198   Index: 233
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 198   Index: 241
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 198   Index: 241
  Step  37: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed: 215   Index:  23
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 215   Index:  23
    Step  61: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
    Step  78: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 215   Index: 103
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 215   Index: 117
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 215   Index: 117
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 215   Index: 132
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 215   Index: 132
    Step   1: 18 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
    Step   7: 19 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 215   Index: 183
    Extra Steps: 18
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 215   Index: 201
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 215   Index: 235
  Step  24: 20 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 232   Index:  17
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 232   Index:  17
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 232   Index:  17
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 232   Index:  17
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 232   Index:  17
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 232   Index:  17
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 232   Index:  56
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 232   Index:  71
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 232   Index:  71
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 232   Index:  77
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 232   Index: 123
  Step   8: 21 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  14: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
  Step  27: 23 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
  Step  40: 24 / SwordRat x3, Needler x3 (7.663s)
  Step  67: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  69: 26 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 232   Index: 207
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 249   Index:  31
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 249   Index:  38
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 249   Index:  38
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 249   Index:  47
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 249   Index:  47
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 249   Index:  57
  Step   8: 27 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  69: 28 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  72: 29 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 249   Index: 151
  Step  10: 30 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (9.131s)
  Step  28: 31 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
  Step  42: 32 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 249   Index: 194
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 249   Index: 217
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 249   Index: 217
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 249   Index: 222
  Step   3: 33 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  10   Index:   8
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   5: 34 / Lilith x2 (9.842s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  10   Index:  25
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  10   Index:  25
Paladin                                                   Seed:  10   Index:  29
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  10   Index:  29
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   6: 35 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  10   Index:  51
  Step  30: 36 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  10   Index:  93
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  10   Index: 123
  Step  36: 37 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  10   Index: 167
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  10   Index: 180
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  10   Index: 180
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  10   Index: 180
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  10   Index: 184
  Step  39: 38 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  71: 39 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  27   Index:  18
  Step  34: 40 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  42: 41 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  27   Index:  72
  Step  20: 42 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
  Step  24: 43 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  27   Index:  98
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  27   Index:  98
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  27   Index: 119
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  27   Index: 133
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 133
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  27   Index: 134
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 145
  Optional Steps: 1
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  27   Index: 183
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  27   Index: 183
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  27   Index: 184
  Step  22: 44 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  55: 45 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  67: 46 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  27   Index: 252
  Step   1: 47 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  30: 48 / CaveNaga x1, Ogre x1 (8.581s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed:  44   Index:  37
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  44   Index:  37
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed:  44   Index:  45
    Extra Steps: 28
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  44   Index:  73
    Step  21: 49 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  52: 50 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  44   Index: 136
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  44   Index: 147
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  44   Index: 147
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  44   Index: 177
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  44   Index: 177
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  44   Index: 179
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  44   Index: 179
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  44   Index: 200
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  44   Index: 200
    Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  44   Index: 203
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  44   Index: 204
  Step  32: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  44   Index: 242
  Step  38: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  61   Index:  38
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  61   Index:  38
  Step  15: 53 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  61   Index:  55
  Step  13: 54 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  23: 55 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  44: 56 / SwordMan x2 (12.756s)
  Step  69: 57 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  61   Index: 141
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  61   Index: 201
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  61   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  61   Index: 224
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  61   Index: 225
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  61   Index: 239
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  61   Index: 239
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  78   Index:   2
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  78   Index:   2
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  78   Index:   3

Information

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