Any% NoCW Seed 252 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1253.298s (saves 39.068s)
Route Encounters
52 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
8
Extra Steps
170

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 252   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 252   Index:   1
  Step  36: 1 / SandWorm x1 (6.973s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 252   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 252   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 252   Index:  69
  Step  28: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 252   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 252   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 252   Index: 121
  Step  40: 3 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  59: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  72: 5 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 252   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 252   Index: 215
  Step  10: 6 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed: 252   Index: 254
  Step  15: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  13   Index:  32
  Step   3: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  13   Index:  53
  Step  11: 9 / CaveToad x4 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  13   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  13   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  13   Index: 123
  Step  35: 10 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  13   Index: 168
  Step  15: 11 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  13   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  13   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  13   Index: 206
  Step   6: 12 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.221s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  13   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  13   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  13   Index: 228
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  13   Index: 228
  Step  27: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
  Step  35: 14 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed:  30   Index:  10
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  30   Index:  10
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  30   Index:  43
    Extra Steps: 50
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  30   Index:  93
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  30   Index: 145
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  30   Index: 159
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  30   Index: 159
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed:  30   Index: 174
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  30   Index: 174
    Step  14: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  30   Index: 225
    Extra Steps: 92
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  47   Index:  61
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  47   Index:  95
  Step  30: 16 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  47   Index: 133
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  47   Index: 133
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  47   Index: 133
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  47   Index: 133
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  47   Index: 133
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  47   Index: 133
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  47   Index: 172
  Step  14: 17 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.609s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  47   Index: 187
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  47   Index: 187
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  47   Index: 193
  Step  43: 18 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  47   Index: 239
  Step  41: 19 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  45: 20 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  47: 21 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  64   Index:  67
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  64   Index: 127
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  64   Index: 134
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  64   Index: 134
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  64   Index: 143
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  64   Index: 143
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  64   Index: 153
  Step  79: 22 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  64   Index: 247
  Step   3: 23 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  10: 24 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (9.131s)
  Step  19: 25 / Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.583s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  81   Index:  34
  Step  14: 26 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  81   Index:  57
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  81   Index:  57
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  81   Index:  62
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  81   Index: 104
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  14: 27 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  81   Index: 121
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  81   Index: 121
Paladin                                                   Seed:  81   Index: 125
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  81   Index: 125
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  15: 28 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  81   Index: 148
  Step   9: 29 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  81   Index: 190
  Extra Steps: 12
  Step   5: 30 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  39: 31 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  81   Index: 232
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  98   Index:  20
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  98   Index:  33
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  98   Index:  33
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  98   Index:  33
  Extra Steps: 14
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  98   Index:  51
  Step  40: 32 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  51: 33 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  98   Index: 141
  Step   7: 34 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
  Step  40: 35 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  98   Index: 195
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  98   Index: 221
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  98   Index: 221
    Step   9: 36 / AquaWorm x2 (8.305s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  98   Index: 242
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 115   Index:   0
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 115   Index:   0
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 115   Index:   1
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 115   Index:  17
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  16: 37 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.825s)
  Step  32: 38 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 115   Index:  54
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 115   Index:  54
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 115   Index:  55
  Step  33: 39 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
  Step  59: 40 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 115   Index: 123
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed: 115   Index: 164
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 115   Index: 164
    Step   2: 41 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
    Step  54: 42 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
    Step  62: 43 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 115   Index: 234
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 115   Index: 245
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 115   Index: 245
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 132   Index:  19
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 132   Index:  19
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 132   Index:  21
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 132   Index:  21
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 132   Index:  42
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 132   Index:  42
    Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 132   Index:  46
  Optional Steps: 1
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 132   Index:  48
  Step  31: 44 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 132   Index:  86
  Step   4: 45 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
  Step  25: 46 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 132   Index: 138
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 132   Index: 138
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 132   Index: 155
  Step   5: 47 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  53: 48 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  60: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  82: 50 / SwordMan x2 (12.756s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 132   Index: 241
  Step  59: 51 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
  Step  60: 52 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 149   Index:  45
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 149   Index:  68
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 149   Index:  68
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 149   Index:  69
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 149   Index:  83
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 149   Index:  83
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 149   Index: 102
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 149   Index: 102
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 149   Index: 103

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.