Any% NoCW Seed 249 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1254.214s (saves 46.560s)
Route Encounters
54 (saves 11 encounters)
Optional Steps
14
Extra Steps
124

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 249   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 249   Index:   1
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 249   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 249   Index:  37
  Step  28: 1 / SandWorm x1 (7.100s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 249   Index:  69
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 249   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 249   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 249   Index: 121
  Step   5: 2 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step   8: 3 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  40: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  72: 5 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 249   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 249   Index: 215
  Step  10: 6 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 249   Index: 254
  Step  15: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  10   Index:  32
  Step   3: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  10   Index:  53
  Step  28: 9 / CaveToad x4 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  10   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  10   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  10   Index: 123
  Step  36: 10 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  10   Index: 168
  Step  14: 11 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
  Step  15: 12 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  10   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  10   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  10   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  10   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  10   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  10   Index: 229
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  10   Index: 229
  Step  26: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed:  27   Index:  11
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  27   Index:  11
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  27   Index:  44
    Extra Steps: 52
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  27   Index:  96
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  27   Index: 148
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  27   Index: 162
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  27   Index: 162
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed:  27   Index: 177
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  27   Index: 177
    Step  29: 14 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  27   Index: 228
    Extra Steps: 26
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  27   Index: 254
    Step  28: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  44   Index:  32
  Step  15: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
  Step  26: 17 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  44   Index:  70
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  44   Index:  70
  Extra Steps: 4
  Step   3: 18 / Imp x4 (7.024s)
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  44   Index:  74
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  44   Index:  74
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  44   Index:  74
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  44   Index:  74
  Step  20: 19 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  44   Index: 113
  Step  12: 20 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  44   Index: 128
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  44   Index: 128
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  44   Index: 134
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  44   Index: 180
  Step  23: 21 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
  Step  56: 22 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  61   Index:   8
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  61   Index:  78
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  61   Index:  85
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  61   Index:  85
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  61   Index:  94
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  61   Index:  94
  Step   5: 23 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  61   Index: 104
  Step  20: 24 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  39: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  61   Index: 198
  Step  34: 26 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (9.131s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  61   Index: 241
  Step   8: 27 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.911s)
  Step  16: 28 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.911s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  78   Index:   8
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  78   Index:   8
  Step   2: 29 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  78   Index:  13
  Step  35: 30 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  78   Index:  55
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  78   Index:  72
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  78   Index:  72
Paladin                                                   Seed:  78   Index:  76
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  78   Index:  76
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   1: 31 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  78   Index:  98
  Step  20: 32 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
  Step  29: 33 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (9.991s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  78   Index: 140
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  78   Index: 170
  Step  25: 34 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  78   Index: 214
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  78   Index: 227
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  78   Index: 227
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  78   Index: 227
  Extra Steps: 16
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  78   Index: 247
  Step  29: 35 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  48: 36 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  59: 37 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  95   Index:  81
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  95   Index: 135
  Step  13: 38 / AquaWorm x2 (8.305s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  95   Index: 161
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  95   Index: 161
    Step  20: 39 / Guard x2 (8.494s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  95   Index: 182
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  95   Index: 196
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  95   Index: 196
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  95   Index: 197
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  95   Index: 213
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  17: 40 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
  Step  32: 41 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.204s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  95   Index: 250
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  95   Index: 250
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  95   Index: 251
  Step  38: 42 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 112   Index:  63
  Step  19: 43 / CaveNaga x1, Ogre x1 (8.581s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 112   Index: 104
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 112   Index: 104
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 112   Index: 112
    Extra Steps: 24
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 112   Index: 136
    Step  30: 44 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 112   Index: 199
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 112   Index: 210
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 112   Index: 210
    Step   8: 45 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
    Step  16: 46 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 112   Index: 240
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 112   Index: 240
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 112   Index: 242
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 112   Index: 242
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Direct                           Seed: 129   Index:   7
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 129   Index:   7
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 129   Index:   7
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 129   Index:   8
  Step  38: 47 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 129   Index:  46
  Step  34: 48 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  40: 49 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 129   Index:  98
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 129   Index:  98
  Step  14: 50 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 129   Index: 115
  Step  45: 51 / SwordMan x2 (12.756s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 129   Index: 201
  Step   7: 52 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
  Step  14: 53 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  36: 54 / EpeeGirl x3 (9.306s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 146   Index:   5
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 146   Index:  28
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 146   Index:  28
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 146   Index:  29
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 146   Index:  43
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 146   Index:  43
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 146   Index:  62
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 146   Index:  62
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 146   Index:  63

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.