Any% NoCW Seed 40 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1240.745s (saves 60.192s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 9 encounters)
Optional Steps
6
Extra Steps
76

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  40   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  40   Index:   1
  Step  30: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  40   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  40   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  40   Index:  69
  Step   4: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
  Step  25: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  40   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  40   Index: 101
  Step  20: 4 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  40   Index: 121
  Step   2: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step   4: 6 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step  82: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  40   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  40   Index: 215
  Extra Steps: 26
  Step  56: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  65: 9 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  57   Index:  24
  Step  29: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  57   Index:  58
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  57   Index:  79
  Step  10: 11 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  20: 12 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  57   Index: 139
  Step   4: 13 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.163s)
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  57   Index: 148
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  57   Index: 149
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  57   Index: 194
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  57   Index: 231
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  57   Index: 231
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  57   Index: 232
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  57   Index: 243
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  57   Index: 247
  Optional Steps: 0
  Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  74   Index:   2
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  74   Index:   2
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  74   Index:  40
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  74   Index:  40
    Step  32: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
    Step  37: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  79: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  74   Index: 120
  Step   7: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  74   Index: 134
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  74   Index: 134
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  74   Index: 149
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  74   Index: 149
    Step   4: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  74   Index: 229
  Step   2: 19 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
  Step  18: 20 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  91   Index:  11
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  91   Index:  11
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  91   Index:  11
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  91   Index:  11
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  91   Index:  11
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  91   Index:  11
  Step   9: 21 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.609s)
  Step  21: 22 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  91   Index:  50
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  91   Index:  65
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  91   Index:  65
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  91   Index:  71
  Step   5: 23 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
  Step  46: 24 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  91   Index: 117
Fabul                                                     Seed:  91   Index: 201
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 108   Index:   5
  Step   7: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.956s)
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 108   Index:  12
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 108   Index:  12
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 108   Index:  21
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 108   Index:  21
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 108   Index:  31
  Step  31: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  51: 27 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  83: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  84: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  85: 30 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 108   Index: 125
  Step  11: 31 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
  Step  22: 32 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (8.067s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 108   Index: 168
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 108   Index: 191
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 108   Index: 191
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 108   Index: 196
  Step  39: 33 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.933s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 108   Index: 238
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 108   Index: 255
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 108   Index: 255
Paladin                                                   Seed: 125   Index:   3
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 125   Index:   3
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  20: 34 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 125   Index:  25
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 125   Index:  67
  Step  13: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
  Step  19: 36 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 125   Index:  97
  Step  15: 37 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (8.758s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 125   Index: 141
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 125   Index: 154
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 125   Index: 154
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 125   Index: 154
  Extra Steps: 20
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 125   Index: 178
  Step  31: 38 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 142   Index:  12
  Step   2: 39 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 142   Index:  66
  Step   5: 40 / AquaWorm x2 (8.305s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Save Room Steps                   Seed: 142   Index:  92
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 142   Index:  92
  Castle Baron B1F Save Room                              Seed: 142   Index: 102
    Extra Steps: 8
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 142   Index: 110
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 142   Index: 134
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 142   Index: 148
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 148
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 142   Index: 149
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 175
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  23: 41 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 142   Index: 212
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 142   Index: 212
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 142   Index: 213
  Step  27: 42 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
  Step  68: 43 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 159   Index:  25
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 159   Index:  66
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 159   Index:  66
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 159   Index:  74
    Extra Steps: 2
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 159   Index:  76
    Step  32: 44 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  62: 45 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 159   Index: 139
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 159   Index: 150
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 159   Index: 150
    Step   4: 46 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 159   Index: 180
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 159   Index: 180
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 159   Index: 182
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 159   Index: 182
  Step   3: 47 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.107s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 159   Index: 203
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 159   Index: 203
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 159   Index: 211
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 159   Index: 212
  Step  36: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 159   Index: 250
  Step  10: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  48: 50 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 176   Index:  46
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 176   Index:  46
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 176   Index:  63
  Step  59: 51 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 176   Index: 149
  Step  16: 52 / SwordMan x1, IceBeast x2 (11.092s)
  Step  21: 53 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
  Step  53: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 176   Index: 209
  Step  10: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 176   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 176   Index: 232
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 176   Index: 233
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 176   Index: 247
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 176   Index: 247
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 193   Index:  10
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 193   Index:  10
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 193   Index:  11

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.