Any% NoCW Seed 5 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1268.601s (saves 16.800s)
Route Encounters
60 (saves 3 encounters)
Optional Steps
13
Extra Steps
30

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   5   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   5   Index:   1
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   5   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   5   Index:  37
  Step  19: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   5   Index:  69
  Step  12: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
  Step  18: 3 / Zombie x4 (6.967s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   5   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   5   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   5   Index: 121
  Step   9: 4 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  25: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  38: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  61: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:   5   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   5   Index: 215
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:   5   Index: 254
  Step   4: 8 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  22   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  22   Index:  53
  Step  14: 9 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
  Step  40: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  43: 11 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  22   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  22   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  22   Index: 123
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  22   Index: 168
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  22   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  22   Index: 205
  Step   1: 12 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.190s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  22   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  22   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  22   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 22
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  22   Index: 251
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  22   Index: 251
  Step  36: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  39   Index:  33
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  39   Index:  33
    Step  40: 14 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  61: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  39   Index: 113
  Step   8: 16 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
  Step  10: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.487s)
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  39   Index: 127
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  39   Index: 127
  Step  14: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  39   Index: 142
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  39   Index: 142
    Step  61: 19 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  39   Index: 222
  Step  19: 20 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  56   Index:   4
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  56   Index:   4
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  56   Index:   4
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  56   Index:   4
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  56   Index:   4
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  56   Index:   4
  Step  11: 21 / Cocktric x3 (7.813s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  56   Index:  43
  Step  10: 22 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.609s)
  Step  11: 23 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  56   Index:  58
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  56   Index:  58
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  56   Index:  64
  Step  25: 24 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
  Step  35: 25 / Turtle x2 (7.432s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  56   Index: 110
  Step  33: 26 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
  Step  57: 27 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  56   Index: 194
  Optional Steps: 6
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  73   Index:   4
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  73   Index:  11
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  73   Index:  11
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  73   Index:  20
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  73   Index:  20
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  73   Index:  30
  Step  13: 28 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  42: 29 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  47: 30 / Raven x1, Cocktric x3 (9.100s)
  Step  89: 31 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  73   Index: 124
  Step   3: 32 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
  Step  29: 33 / Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.583s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  73   Index: 167
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  73   Index: 190
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  73   Index: 190
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  73   Index: 195
  Step  36: 34 / Soul x2, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (10.367s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  73   Index: 237
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  10: 35 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.197s)
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  73   Index: 254
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  73   Index: 254
Paladin                                                   Seed:  90   Index:   2
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  90   Index:   2
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  18: 36 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  90   Index:  24
  Step   8: 37 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.489s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  90   Index:  66
  Step  10: 38 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.549s)
  Step  19: 39 / Spirit x2, Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (9.471s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  90   Index:  96
  Step  21: 40 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  90   Index: 140
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  90   Index: 153
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  90   Index: 153
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  90   Index: 153
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  90   Index: 157
  Step  48: 41 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
  Step  56: 42 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
  Step  88: 43 / Crocdile x1, Piranha x2 (9.538s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed:  90   Index: 247
  Step  21: 44 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 107   Index:  45
  Step  17: 45 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Save Room Steps                   Seed: 107   Index:  71
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 107   Index:  71
  Castle Baron B1F Save Room                              Seed: 107   Index:  81
    Extra Steps: 2
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 107   Index:  83
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 107   Index: 107
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 107   Index: 121
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 107   Index: 121
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 107   Index: 122
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 107   Index: 136
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  11: 46 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.740s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 107   Index: 173
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 107   Index: 173
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 107   Index: 174
  Step  61: 47 / Ogre x2 (8.223s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 107   Index: 242
  Step  37: 48 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed: 124   Index:  27
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 124   Index:  27
    Step  53: 49 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
    Step  59: 50 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 124   Index:  97
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 124   Index: 108
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 124   Index: 108
    Step   4: 51 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 124   Index: 138
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 124   Index: 138
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 124   Index: 140
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 124   Index: 140
  Step  15: 52 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.657s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 124   Index: 161
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 124   Index: 161
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 124   Index: 169
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 124   Index: 170
  Step   7: 53 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 124   Index: 208
  Step   1: 54 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 141   Index:   4
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 141   Index:   4
  Step  10: 55 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 141   Index:  21
  Step  50: 56 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 141   Index: 107
  Extra Steps: 2
  Step   3: 57 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  35: 58 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  45: 59 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  61: 60 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 141   Index: 169
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 141   Index: 192
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 141   Index: 192
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 141   Index: 193
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 141   Index: 207
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 141   Index: 207
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 141   Index: 226
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 141   Index: 226
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 141   Index: 227

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.