Any% NoCW Seed 23 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1266.773s (saves 33.398s)
Route Encounters
61 (saves 5 encounters)
Optional Steps
19
Extra Steps
18

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  23   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  23   Index:   1
  Step   1: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  23   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  23   Index:  37
  Step  30: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  23   Index:  69
  Step  24: 3 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
  Step  27: 4 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  23   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  23   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  23   Index: 121
  Step  85: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  23   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  23   Index: 215
  Step   9: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  24: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  36: 8 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  23   Index: 254
  Step  33: 9 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  40   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  40   Index:  53
  Step  20: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  41: 11 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  40   Index: 113
  Step   8: 12 / Imp x4 (7.049s)
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  40   Index: 122
  Extra Steps: 2
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  40   Index: 125
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  40   Index: 170
  Step  33: 13 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  40   Index: 207
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  40   Index: 207
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  40   Index: 208
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  40   Index: 219
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  40   Index: 223
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  40   Index: 230
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  40   Index: 230
  Step  11: 14 / Imp x3 (6.649s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  57   Index:  12
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  57   Index:  12
    Step   3: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  12: 16 / SandWorm x2 (6.841s)
    Step  41: 17 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  42: 18 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  77: 19 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  57   Index:  92
  Step   7: 20 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  57   Index: 106
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  57   Index: 106
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  57   Index: 121
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  57   Index: 121
    Step  22: 21 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  57   Index: 201
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  57   Index: 239
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  57   Index: 239
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  57   Index: 239
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  57   Index: 239
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  57   Index: 239
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  57   Index: 239
  Step  10: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.915s)
  Step  18: 23 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  74   Index:  22
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  74   Index:  37
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  74   Index:  37
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  74   Index:  43
  Step  29: 24 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
  Step  34: 25 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  74   Index:  89
  Step  30: 26 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
  Step  38: 27 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (8.023s)
  Step  64: 28 / SwordRat x3, Needler x3 (7.663s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  74   Index: 173
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  74   Index: 247
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  74   Index: 254
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  74   Index: 254
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  91   Index:   7
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  91   Index:   7
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  91   Index:  17
  Step   3: 29 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  15: 30 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  59: 31 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  68: 32 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  91   Index: 111
  Step   6: 33 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  91   Index: 154
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  91   Index: 177
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  91   Index: 177
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  91   Index: 182
  Step  23: 34 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.912s)
  Step  31: 35 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  91   Index: 224
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step   6: 36 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  91   Index: 242
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  91   Index: 242
  Step   3: 37 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.611s)
Paladin                                                   Seed:  91   Index: 246
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  91   Index: 246
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 2
  Step  22: 38 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 108   Index:  15
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 108   Index:  57
  Step   5: 39 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
  Step  25: 40 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 108   Index:  87
  Step  27: 41 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
  Step  29: 42 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 108   Index: 131
  Step   5: 43 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.400s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 108   Index: 144
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 108   Index: 144
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 108   Index: 144
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 108   Index: 148
  Step  87: 44 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 108   Index: 238
  Step  41: 45 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 125   Index:  36
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 125   Index:  62
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 125   Index:  62
    Step  18: 46 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 125   Index:  83
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 125   Index:  97
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 125   Index:  97
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 125   Index:  98
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 125   Index: 112
  Optional Steps: 1
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 125   Index: 150
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 125   Index: 150
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 125   Index: 151
  Step   4: 47 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
  Step   9: 48 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  26: 49 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  58: 50 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 125   Index: 219
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed: 142   Index:   4
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 142   Index:   4
    Step  10: 51 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
    Step  67: 52 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 142   Index:  74
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 142   Index:  85
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 142   Index:  85
    Step  25: 53 / Panther x2, Ogre x2 (8.977s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 142   Index: 115
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 115
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 142   Index: 117
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 117
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 142   Index: 138
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 142   Index: 138
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 10
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 152
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 142   Index: 153
  Step  21: 54 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 142   Index: 191
  Step   7: 55 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  49: 56 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 142   Index: 243
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 142   Index: 243
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 159   Index:   4
  Step  21: 57 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  71: 58 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 159   Index:  90
  Step  18: 59 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  48: 60 / EpeeGirl x3 (9.306s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 159   Index: 150
  Step   4: 61 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 159   Index: 173
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 159   Index: 173
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 159   Index: 174
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 159   Index: 188
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 159   Index: 188
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 159   Index: 207
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 159   Index: 207
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 159   Index: 208

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.