Any% NoCW Seed 253 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1241.841s (saves 81.165s)
Route Encounters
58 (saves 9 encounters)
Optional Steps
18
Extra Steps
32

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 253   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 253   Index:   1
  Step  36: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed: 253   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 253   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 253   Index:  69
  Step  28: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 253   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed: 253   Index: 101
  Step  19: 3 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 253   Index: 121
  Step  59: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  72: 5 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed: 253   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 12
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed: 253   Index: 227
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  14   Index:  10
  Step   3: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  19: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  25: 8 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  14   Index:  44
  Step  20: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  14   Index:  65
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  14   Index: 125
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  14   Index: 134
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  14   Index: 135
  Step  23: 10 / Aligator x1, Pike x2 (7.368s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  14   Index: 180
  Step  32: 11 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  14   Index: 217
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  14   Index: 217
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  14   Index: 218
  Step   5: 12 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.221s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  14   Index: 229
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  14   Index: 233
  Optional Steps: 1
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  14   Index: 241
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  14   Index: 241
  Step  14: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
  Step  22: 14 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  31   Index:  23
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  31   Index:  23
    Step  29: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
    Step  37: 16 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  46: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
    Step  69: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  31   Index: 103
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  31   Index: 117
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  31   Index: 117
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  31   Index: 132
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  31   Index: 132
    Step  56: 19 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  31   Index: 212
  Step   8: 20 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  31   Index: 250
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  31   Index: 250
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  31   Index: 250
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  31   Index: 250
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  31   Index: 250
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  31   Index: 250
  Step   3: 21 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
  Step  32: 22 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
  Step  33: 23 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  48   Index:  33
  Step  14: 24 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  48   Index:  48
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  48   Index:  48
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  48   Index:  54
  Step   4: 25 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.007s)
  Step   7: 26 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  48   Index: 100
  Step  25: 27 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  48   Index: 184
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  48   Index: 254
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  65   Index:   5
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  65   Index:   5
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  65   Index:  14
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  65   Index:  14
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  65   Index:  24
  Step   4: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step   6: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  44: 30 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  54: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  65   Index: 118
  Step   6: 32 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  65   Index: 161
  Step  17: 33 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.357s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  65   Index: 184
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  65   Index: 184
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  65   Index: 189
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  65   Index: 231
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   1: 34 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (10.367s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  65   Index: 248
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  65   Index: 248
  Step   2: 35 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.941s)
Paladin                                                   Seed:  65   Index: 252
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  65   Index: 252
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  12: 36 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
  Step  14: 37 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  82   Index:  18
  Step  30: 38 / Lilith x2 (9.169s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  82   Index:  60
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  82   Index:  90
  Step  28: 39 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  82   Index: 134
  Step   6: 40 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.400s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  82   Index: 147
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  82   Index: 147
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  82   Index: 147
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  82   Index: 151
  Step   6: 41 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
  Step  44: 42 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
  Step  78: 43 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  82   Index: 241
  Step  54: 44 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed:  99   Index:  39
  Step  11: 45 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  12: 46 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed:  99   Index:  65
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed:  99   Index:  65
Castle Baron                                              Seed:  99   Index:  86
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed:  99   Index: 100
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  99   Index: 100
Toroian Castle                                            Seed:  99   Index: 101
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  99   Index: 115
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  33: 47 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed:  99   Index: 153
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed:  99   Index: 153
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed:  99   Index: 154
  Step  27: 48 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  63: 49 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed:  99   Index: 222
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 116   Index:   7
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 116   Index:   7
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 116   Index:  15
    Extra Steps: 18
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 116   Index:  33
    Step  16: 50 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  26: 51 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  55: 52 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 116   Index:  96
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 116   Index: 107
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 116   Index: 107
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 116   Index: 137
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 116   Index: 137
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 116   Index: 139
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 116   Index: 139
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 116   Index: 160
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 116   Index: 160
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 116   Index: 166
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 116   Index: 167
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 116   Index: 205
  Step  13: 53 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  21: 54 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 133   Index:   1
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 133   Index:   1
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 133   Index:  18
  Step  28: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  61: 56 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  72: 57 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 133   Index: 104
  Step   7: 58 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 133   Index: 164
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 133   Index: 187
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 133   Index: 187
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 133   Index: 188
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 133   Index: 202
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 133   Index: 202
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 133   Index: 221
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 133   Index: 221
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 133   Index: 222

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.