Any% NoCW Seed 38 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1282.384s (saves 74.301s)
Route Encounters
53 (saves 18 encounters)
Optional Steps
15
Extra Steps
224

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  38   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  38   Index:   1
  Step  30: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  38   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  38   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  38   Index:  69
  Step   4: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
  Step  25: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  38   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  38   Index: 101
  Step  20: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  38   Index: 121
  Step   2: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  20: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  38   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  38   Index: 215
  Step  26: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  38   Index: 254
  Step  17: 8 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  55   Index:  32
  Extra Steps: 20
  Step  21: 9 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
  Step  22: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  55   Index:  73
  Step  16: 11 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
  Step  26: 12 / CaveToad x4 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  55   Index: 133
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  55   Index: 142
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  55   Index: 143
  Step  24: 13 / Aligator x1, WaterBug x2 (7.292s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  55   Index: 188
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  55   Index: 225
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  55   Index: 225
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  55   Index: 226
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  55   Index: 237
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  55   Index: 241
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  55   Index: 248
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  55   Index: 248
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed:  72   Index:  30
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  72   Index:  30
    Step  13: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  72   Index:  63
    Extra Steps: 14
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  72   Index:  77
    Step  42: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  72   Index: 129
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  72   Index: 143
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  72   Index: 143
  Step  10: 16 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed:  72   Index: 158
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  72   Index: 158
    Step  20: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.124s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  72   Index: 209
    Extra Steps: 90
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  89   Index:  43
    Step  33: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  89   Index:  77
  Step   8: 19 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  89   Index: 115
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  89   Index: 115
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  89   Index: 115
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  89   Index: 115
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  89   Index: 115
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  89   Index: 115
  Step   2: 20 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  89   Index: 154
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  89   Index: 169
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  89   Index: 169
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  89   Index: 175
  Step  38: 21 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  89   Index: 221
  Step  24: 22 / Cocktric x3 (8.241s)
  Step  47: 23 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 106   Index:  49
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 106   Index: 119
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 106   Index: 126
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 106   Index: 126
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 106   Index: 135
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 106   Index: 135
  Step   1: 24 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 106   Index: 145
  Step   2: 25 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  72: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  90: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 106   Index: 239
  Step  40: 28 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 123   Index:  26
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 123   Index:  49
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 123   Index:  49
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 123   Index:  54
  Step   5: 29 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
  Step  26: 30 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
  Step  32: 31 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 123   Index:  96
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 123   Index: 113
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 123   Index: 113
Paladin                                                   Seed: 123   Index: 117
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 123   Index: 117
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 123   Index: 139
  Step  16: 32 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
  Step  30: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.621s)
  Step  38: 34 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 123   Index: 181
  Step  28: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 123   Index: 211
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 123   Index: 255
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 140   Index:  12
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 140   Index:  12
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 140   Index:  12
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 140   Index:  16
  Step  55: 36 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 140   Index: 106
  Step   4: 37 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  46: 38 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 140   Index: 160
  Step   8: 39 / Guard x1, Hydra x2 (8.693s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Save Room Steps                   Seed: 140   Index: 186
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 140   Index: 186
  Castle Baron B1F Save Room                              Seed: 140   Index: 196
    Extra Steps: 2
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 140   Index: 198
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 140   Index: 222
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 140   Index: 236
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 140   Index: 236
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 140   Index: 237
  Optional Steps: 2
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 140   Index: 250
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  31: 40 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 157   Index:  31
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 157   Index:  31
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 157   Index:  32
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 157   Index: 100
  Step   5: 41 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
  Step   8: 42 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 157   Index: 141
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 157   Index: 141
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 157   Index: 149
    Extra Steps: 62
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 157   Index: 211
    Step  37: 43 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  49: 44 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 174   Index:  18
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 174   Index:  29
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 174   Index:  29
    Step  13: 45 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 174   Index:  59
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 174   Index:  59
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 174   Index:  61
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 174   Index:  61
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 174   Index:  82
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 174   Index:  82
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 36
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 174   Index: 122
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 174   Index: 123
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 174   Index: 161
  Step   4: 46 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step   9: 47 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  15: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 174   Index: 213
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 174   Index: 213
  Step   6: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 174   Index: 230
  Step  44: 50 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  66: 51 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 191   Index:  60
  Step   3: 52 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  44: 53 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 191   Index: 120
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 191   Index: 143
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 191   Index: 143
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 191   Index: 144
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 191   Index: 158
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 191   Index: 158
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 191   Index: 177
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 191   Index: 177
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 191   Index: 178

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.