Any% NoCW Seed 3 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1268.986s (saves 73.188s)
Route Encounters
61 (saves 8 encounters)
Optional Steps
19
Extra Steps
34

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   3   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   3   Index:   1
  Step  36: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   3   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   3   Index:  37
  Step  19: 2 / Sand Man x4 (7.242s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   3   Index:  69
  Step  18: 3 / Zombie x4 (6.967s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   3   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   3   Index: 101
  Step  19: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   3   Index: 121
  Step   9: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  23: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  25: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  61: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:   3   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   3   Index: 215
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:   3   Index: 254
  Step   4: 9 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
  Step  31: 10 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  20   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  20   Index:  53
  Step  14: 11 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
  Step  40: 12 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  20   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  20   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  20   Index: 123
  Step  35: 13 / Zombie x6 (7.489s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  20   Index: 168
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  20   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  20   Index: 205
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  20   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  20   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  20   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  20   Index: 233
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  20   Index: 233
  Step  18: 14 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  37   Index:  15
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  37   Index:  15
    Step  16: 15 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
    Step  79: 16 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  37   Index:  95
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  37   Index: 109
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  37   Index: 109
  Step  12: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
  Step  14: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  37   Index: 124
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  37   Index: 124
    Step  17: 19 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
    Step  64: 20 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  37   Index: 204
  Step  16: 21 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
  Step  37: 22 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  37   Index: 242
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  37   Index: 242
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  37   Index: 242
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  37   Index: 242
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  37   Index: 242
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  37   Index: 242
  Step  29: 23 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  54   Index:  25
  Step   2: 24 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  54   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  54   Index:  40
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  54   Index:  46
  Step   7: 25 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
  Step   8: 26 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
  Step  43: 27 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  54   Index:  92
  Step  51: 28 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
  Step  75: 29 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  54   Index: 176
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 14
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  71   Index:   4
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  71   Index:  11
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  71   Index:  11
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  71   Index:  20
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  71   Index:  20
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  71   Index:  30
  Step  13: 30 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  42: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  47: 32 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  89: 33 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  71   Index: 124
  Step  29: 34 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.687s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  71   Index: 167
  Step  11: 35 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (9.071s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  71   Index: 190
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  71   Index: 190
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  71   Index: 195
  Step  36: 36 / Lilith x2 (9.842s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  71   Index: 237
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  13: 37 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  71   Index: 254
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  71   Index: 254
Paladin                                                   Seed:  88   Index:   2
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  88   Index:   2
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step   6: 38 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  88   Index:  25
  Step   7: 39 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  88   Index:  67
  Step   9: 40 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
  Step  18: 41 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  88   Index:  97
  Step  20: 42 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  88   Index: 141
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  88   Index: 154
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  88   Index: 154
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  88   Index: 154
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  88   Index: 158
  Step  55: 43 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  87: 44 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  88   Index: 248
  Step  20: 45 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 105   Index:  46
  Step   5: 46 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  16: 47 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 105   Index:  72
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 105   Index:  72
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 105   Index:  93
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 105   Index: 107
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 105   Index: 107
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 105   Index: 108
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 105   Index: 122
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  14: 48 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.204s)
  Step  25: 49 / StingRat x3, Treant x2 (9.825s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 105   Index: 160
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 105   Index: 160
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 105   Index: 161
  Step  56: 50 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 105   Index: 229
  Step   6: 51 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 122   Index:  14
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 122   Index:  14
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 122   Index:  22
    Extra Steps: 4
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 122   Index:  26
    Step  33: 52 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  60: 53 / Mage x1, Panther x1, Ogre x1 (8.285s)
    Step  62: 54 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 122   Index:  89
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 122   Index: 100
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 122   Index: 100
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 122   Index: 130
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 122   Index: 130
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 122   Index: 132
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 122   Index: 132
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 122   Index: 153
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 122   Index: 153
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 122   Index: 169
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 122   Index: 170
  Step   7: 55 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 122   Index: 208
  Step   1: 56 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 139   Index:   4
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 139   Index:   4
  Step  10: 57 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 139   Index:  21
  Step  50: 58 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 139   Index: 107
  Step   4: 59 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  45: 60 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 139   Index: 167
  Step   1: 61 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 139   Index: 190
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 139   Index: 190
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 139   Index: 191
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 139   Index: 205
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 139   Index: 205
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 139   Index: 224
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 139   Index: 224
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 139   Index: 225

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.