Any% NoCW Seed 196 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1272.001s (saves 60.137s)
Route Encounters
54 (saves 14 encounters)
Optional Steps
12
Extra Steps
243

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 196   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 196   Index:   1
  Step  17: 1 / Imp x4 (6.882s)
  Step  18: 2 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 196   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 196   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 196   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 196   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 196   Index: 101
  Step   2: 3 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step   5: 4 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 196   Index: 121
  Step  35: 5 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  63: 6 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 196   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 6
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 196   Index: 221
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 213   Index:   4
  Step  18: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 213   Index:  38
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 213   Index:  59
  Step  25: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  42: 9 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 213   Index: 119
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 213   Index: 128
  Extra Steps: 78
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 213   Index: 207
  Step  35: 10 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 213   Index: 252
  Step   7: 11 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 230   Index:  33
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 230   Index:  33
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 230   Index:  34
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 230   Index:  45
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 230   Index:  49
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 230   Index:  56
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 230   Index:  56
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed: 230   Index:  94
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 230   Index:  94
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 230   Index: 127
    Extra Steps: 18
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 230   Index: 145
    Step  18: 12 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
    Step  45: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  47: 14 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 230   Index: 197
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 230   Index: 211
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 230   Index: 211
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 230   Index: 226
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 230   Index: 226
    Step   2: 15 / SandWorm x1, Sandpede x1 (6.848s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 247   Index:  50
  Step   7: 16 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
  Step  15: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 247   Index:  88
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 247   Index:  88
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 247   Index:  88
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 247   Index:  88
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 247   Index:  88
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 247   Index:  88
  Step  38: 18 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 247   Index: 127
  Step   2: 19 / Cocktric x3 (7.813s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 247   Index: 142
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 247   Index: 142
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 247   Index: 148
  Step  13: 20 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
  Step  31: 21 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
  Step  45: 22 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 247   Index: 194
  Step  16: 23 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:   8   Index:  22
  Optional Steps: 6
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:   8   Index:  88
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:   8   Index:  95
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   8   Index:  95
Mysidia                                                   Seed:   8   Index: 104
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   8   Index: 104
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   8   Index: 114
  Step  16: 24 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  32: 25 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  45: 26 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  68: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  69: 28 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:   8   Index: 208
  Step  15: 29 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:   8   Index: 251
  Step   4: 30 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  25   Index:  18
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  25   Index:  18
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  25   Index:  23
  Step  29: 31 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  25   Index:  65
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   2: 32 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.869s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  25   Index:  82
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  25   Index:  82
Paladin                                                   Seed:  25   Index:  86
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  25   Index:  86
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  10: 33 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  25   Index: 108
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  25   Index: 150
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  25   Index: 180
  Step  26: 34 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.065s)
  Step  44: 35 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  25   Index: 224
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  25   Index: 237
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  25   Index: 237
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  25   Index: 237
  Extra Steps: 46
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  42   Index:  31
  Step  42: 36 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  63: 37 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  42   Index: 121
  Step   2: 38 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
  Step   4: 39 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  42   Index: 175
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  42   Index: 201
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  42   Index: 201
    Step   2: 40 / Guard x2 (8.494s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  42   Index: 222
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  42   Index: 236
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  42   Index: 236
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  42   Index: 237
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 20
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  59   Index:  15
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   9: 41 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.204s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  59   Index:  52
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  59   Index:  52
  Step   1: 42 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.204s)
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  59   Index:  53
  Extra Steps: 3
  Step  46: 43 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  71: 44 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  59   Index: 124
  Step  19: 45 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed:  59   Index: 165
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  59   Index: 165
    Step  67: 46 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  59   Index: 235
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  59   Index: 246
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  59   Index: 246
    Step   3: 47 / Panther x2, Ogre x2 (8.977s)
    Step  11: 48 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  76   Index:  20
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  76   Index:  20
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  76   Index:  22
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  76   Index:  22
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  76   Index:  43
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  76   Index:  43
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 72
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  76   Index: 119
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  76   Index: 120
  Step   7: 49 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  76   Index: 158
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  76   Index: 210
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  76   Index: 210
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  76   Index: 227
  Step   4: 50 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  20: 51 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  49: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  61: 53 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  79: 54 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  93   Index:  57
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  93   Index: 117
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  93   Index: 140
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  93   Index: 140
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  93   Index: 141
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  93   Index: 155
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  93   Index: 155
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  93   Index: 174
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  93   Index: 174
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  93   Index: 175

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.