Any% NoCW Seed 197 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1240.303s (saves 94.449s)
Route Encounters
50 (saves 18 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
234

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 197   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 197   Index:   1
  Step  18: 1 / Imp x4 (6.882s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 197   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 197   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 197   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 197   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 197   Index: 101
  Step   2: 2 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step   5: 3 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 197   Index: 121
  Step  14: 4 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  35: 5 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  63: 6 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 197   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 6
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 197   Index: 221
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 214   Index:   4
  Step  18: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 214   Index:  38
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 214   Index:  59
  Step  25: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  42: 9 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 214   Index: 119
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 214   Index: 128
  Extra Steps: 78
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 214   Index: 207
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 214   Index: 252
  Step   7: 10 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 231   Index:  33
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 231   Index:  33
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 231   Index:  34
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 231   Index:  45
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 231   Index:  49
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 231   Index:  56
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 231   Index:  56
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed: 231   Index:  94
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 231   Index:  94
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 231   Index: 127
    Extra Steps: 120
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 231   Index: 247
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 248   Index:  43
  Step  14: 11 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 248   Index:  57
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 248   Index:  57
  Step   8: 12 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed: 248   Index:  72
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 248   Index:  72
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 248   Index: 123
    Extra Steps: 12
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 248   Index: 135
    Step  26: 13 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 248   Index: 169
  Step  10: 14 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
  Step  24: 15 / Imp x3 (6.648s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 248   Index: 207
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 248   Index: 207
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 248   Index: 207
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 248   Index: 207
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 248   Index: 207
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 248   Index: 207
  Step  18: 16 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 248   Index: 246
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:   9   Index:   5
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:   9   Index:   5
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:   9   Index:  11
  Step  24: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:   9   Index:  57
  Step  24: 18 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  30: 19 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:   9   Index: 141
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:   9   Index: 223
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:   9   Index: 230
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   9   Index: 230
Mysidia                                                   Seed:   9   Index: 239
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:   9   Index: 239
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:   9   Index: 249
  Step   6: 20 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  59: 21 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  67: 22 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  74: 23 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  26   Index:  87
  Step   9: 24 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  26   Index: 130
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  26   Index: 153
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  26   Index: 153
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  26   Index: 158
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  26   Index: 200
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   6: 25 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  26   Index: 217
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  26   Index: 217
Paladin                                                   Seed:  26   Index: 221
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  26   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  18: 26 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  26   Index: 243
  Step   8: 27 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  10: 28 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  39: 29 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  43   Index:  29
  Step  18: 30 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  43   Index:  59
  Step  14: 31 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
  Step  35: 32 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  43   Index: 103
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  43   Index: 116
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  43   Index: 116
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  43   Index: 116
  Extra Steps: 6
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  43   Index: 126
  Step  77: 33 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  43   Index: 216
  Step  20: 34 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  60   Index:  14
  Step   1: 35 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
  Step  10: 36 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  60   Index:  40
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  60   Index:  40
    Step  13: 37 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  60   Index:  61
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  60   Index:  75
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  60   Index:  75
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  60   Index:  76
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  60   Index:  90
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   9: 38 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
  Step  34: 39 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.825s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  60   Index: 127
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  60   Index: 127
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 128
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  60   Index: 196
  Step  36: 40 / CaveNaga x1, Ogre x1 (8.581s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed:  60   Index: 237
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed:  60   Index: 237
    Step  12: 41 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
    Step  20: 42 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
    Step  67: 43 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed:  77   Index:  51
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed:  77   Index:  62
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed:  77   Index:  62
    Step  10: 44 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
    Step  15: 45 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed:  77   Index:  92
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  77   Index:  92
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed:  77   Index:  94
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  77   Index:  94
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed:  77   Index: 115
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed:  77   Index: 115
    Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  77   Index: 119
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed:  77   Index: 120
  Step   7: 46 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  77   Index: 158
  Step  37: 47 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed:  77   Index: 210
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed:  77   Index: 210
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed:  77   Index: 227
  Step  20: 48 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  49: 49 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  79: 50 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed:  94   Index:  57
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  94   Index: 117
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed:  94   Index: 140
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed:  94   Index: 140
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed:  94   Index: 141
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed:  94   Index: 155
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  94   Index: 155
Fly to Agart                                              Seed:  94   Index: 174
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed:  94   Index: 174
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed:  94   Index: 175

Information

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