Any% NoCW Seed 42 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1231.095s (saves 83.754s)
Route Encounters
55 (saves 12 encounters)
Optional Steps
8
Extra Steps
73

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  42   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  42   Index:   1
  Step  25: 1 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
  Step  30: 2 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  42   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  42   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  42   Index:  69
  Step   4: 3 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
  Step  25: 4 / CaveToad x3 (6.825s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  42   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  42   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  42   Index: 121
  Step   2: 5 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
  Step   4: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  82: 7 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (7.149s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  42   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  42   Index: 215
  Step  21: 8 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  42   Index: 254
  Step  17: 9 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  26: 10 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  59   Index:  32
  Step  21: 11 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  59   Index:  53
  Step  46: 12 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  59   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  59   Index: 122
  Extra Steps: 20
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  59   Index: 143
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  59   Index: 188
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  59   Index: 225
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  59   Index: 225
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  59   Index: 226
  Step   6: 13 / SandWorm x1 (7.264s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  59   Index: 237
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  59   Index: 241
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 8
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  76   Index:   1
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  76   Index:   1
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  76   Index:  39
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  76   Index:  39
    Step   9: 14 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.775s)
    Step  33: 15 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
    Step  38: 16 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  79: 17 / Basilisk x1, Turtle x1 (7.110s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  76   Index: 119
  Step   8: 18 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  76   Index: 133
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  76   Index: 133
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  76   Index: 148
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  76   Index: 148
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  76   Index: 228
  Step   3: 19 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
  Step  19: 20 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  93   Index:  10
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  93   Index:  10
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  93   Index:  10
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  93   Index:  10
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  93   Index:  10
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  93   Index:  10
  Step  10: 21 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.609s)
  Step  22: 22 / Bomb x3 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  93   Index:  49
  Step   1: 23 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  93   Index:  64
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  93   Index:  64
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  93   Index:  70
  Extra Steps: 1
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  93   Index: 117
  Step  31: 24 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  93   Index: 201
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 110   Index:   5
  Step   7: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.956s)
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 110   Index:  12
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 110   Index:  12
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 110   Index:  21
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 110   Index:  21
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 110   Index:  31
  Step   2: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  31: 27 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
  Step  51: 28 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  83: 29 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  85: 30 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 110   Index: 125
  Step  11: 31 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 110   Index: 168
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 110   Index: 191
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 110   Index: 191
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 110   Index: 196
  Step  22: 32 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.914s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 110   Index: 238
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 110   Index: 255
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 110   Index: 255
Paladin                                                   Seed: 127   Index:   3
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 127   Index:   3
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  20: 33 / Lilith x2 (9.169s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 127   Index:  25
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 127   Index:  67
  Step  13: 34 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  19: 35 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.552s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 127   Index:  97
  Step  15: 36 / Red Bone x1, Skelton x3 (7.844s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 127   Index: 141
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 127   Index: 154
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 127   Index: 154
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 127   Index: 154
  Extra Steps: 4
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 127   Index: 162
  Step  46: 37 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  53: 38 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 127   Index: 252
  Step  18: 39 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 144   Index:  50
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 144   Index:  76
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 144   Index:  76
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 144   Index:  97
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 144   Index: 111
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 111
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 144   Index: 112
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 26
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 152
  Optional Steps: 1
  Step  22: 40 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 144   Index: 190
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 190
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 144   Index: 191
  Step  25: 41 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
  Step  49: 42 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 161   Index:   3
  Step  13: 43 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed: 161   Index:  44
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 161   Index:  44
    Step  31: 44 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
    Step  64: 45 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 161   Index: 114
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 161   Index: 125
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 161   Index: 125
    Step  13: 46 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
    Step  29: 47 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x6 (11.715s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 161   Index: 155
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 161   Index: 155
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 161   Index: 157
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 161   Index: 157
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 161   Index: 178
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 161   Index: 178
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 14
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 161   Index: 196
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 161   Index: 197
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 161   Index: 235
  Step  13: 48 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  25: 49 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x2 (9.023s)
  Step  30: 50 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 178   Index:  31
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 178   Index:  31
  Step  10: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 178   Index:  48
  Step  74: 52 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 178   Index: 134
  Step  31: 53 / EpeeGirl x2, SwordMan x2 (13.284s)
  Step  36: 54 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 178   Index: 194
  Step   8: 55 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 178   Index: 217
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 178   Index: 217
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 178   Index: 218
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 178   Index: 232
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 178   Index: 232
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 178   Index: 251
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 178   Index: 251
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 178   Index: 252

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.