Any% NoCW Seed 7 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1237.390s (saves 101.722s)
Route Encounters
48 (saves 21 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
270

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   7   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   7   Index:   1
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   7   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   7   Index:  37
  Step  19: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   7   Index:  69
  Step  12: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   7   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   7   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   7   Index: 121
  Step  25: 3 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
  Step  38: 4 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  61: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  62: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:   7   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   7   Index: 215
  Step   8: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:   7   Index: 254
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  24   Index:  32
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  24   Index:  53
  Step  14: 8 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
  Step  40: 9 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
  Step  43: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  24   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  24   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  24   Index: 123
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  24   Index: 168
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  24   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  24   Index: 205
  Step   1: 11 / Aligator x2 (7.594s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  24   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  24   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  24   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 62
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  41   Index:  35
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  41   Index:  35
  Step  38: 12 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.044s)
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed:  41   Index:  73
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  41   Index:  73
    Step  21: 13 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  41   Index: 106
    Extra Steps: 20
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  41   Index: 126
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  41   Index: 178
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  41   Index: 192
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  41   Index: 192
  Step  11: 14 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed:  41   Index: 207
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  41   Index: 207
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  58   Index:   2
    Extra Steps: 26
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  58   Index:  28
    Step  25: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  58   Index:  62
  Step  27: 16 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
  Step  37: 17 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  58   Index: 100
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  58   Index: 100
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  58   Index: 100
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  58   Index: 100
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  58   Index: 100
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  58   Index: 100
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  58   Index: 139
  Step   4: 18 / Skelton x4 (7.795s)
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  58   Index: 154
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  58   Index: 154
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  58   Index: 160
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  58   Index: 206
  Step  26: 19 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  43: 20 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
  Step  51: 21 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  75   Index:  34
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 28
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  75   Index: 132
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  75   Index: 139
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  75   Index: 139
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  75   Index: 148
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  75   Index: 148
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  75   Index: 158
  Step  73: 22 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  89: 23 / SwordRat x2, Imp x2, TinyMage x2 (7.401s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  75   Index: 252
  Step  24: 24 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.687s)
  Step  36: 25 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  92   Index:  39
  Step  11: 26 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  92   Index:  62
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  92   Index:  62
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  92   Index:  67
  Step   9: 27 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  92   Index: 109
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  92   Index: 126
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  92   Index: 126
Paladin                                                   Seed:  92   Index: 130
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  92   Index: 130
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  92   Index: 152
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  92   Index: 194
  Step  11: 28 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
  Step  19: 29 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  92   Index: 224
  Step   6: 30 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.065s)
  Step  21: 31 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (7.997s)
  Step  44: 32 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (7.997s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 109   Index:  12
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 109   Index:  25
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 109   Index:  25
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 109   Index:  25
  Extra Steps: 108
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 109   Index: 137
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 109   Index: 227
  Step   8: 33 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
  Step  52: 34 / Crocdile x2 (10.769s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 126   Index:  25
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 126   Index:  51
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 126   Index:  51
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 126   Index:  72
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 126   Index:  86
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 126   Index:  86
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 126   Index:  87
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 126   Index: 113
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 126   Index: 150
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 126   Index: 150
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 126   Index: 151
  Step   4: 35 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step   9: 36 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  58: 37 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
  Step  64: 38 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 126   Index: 219
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 143   Index:   4
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 143   Index:   4
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 143   Index:  12
    Extra Steps: 2
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 143   Index:  14
    Step  57: 39 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 143   Index:  77
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 143   Index:  88
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 143   Index:  88
    Step  19: 40 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
    Step  22: 41 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 143   Index: 118
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 143   Index: 118
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 143   Index: 120
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 143   Index: 120
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 143   Index: 141
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 143   Index: 141
    Optional Steps: 2
    Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 143   Index: 156
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 143   Index: 157
  Step  17: 42 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 143   Index: 195
  Step  45: 43 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 143   Index: 247
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 143   Index: 247
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 160   Index:   8
  Step   8: 44 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
  Step  67: 45 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 160   Index:  94
  Step  14: 46 / Centaur x2, IceBeast x2 (10.289s)
  Step  44: 47 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
  Step  60: 48 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 160   Index: 154
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 160   Index: 177
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 160   Index: 177
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 160   Index: 178
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 160   Index: 192
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 160   Index: 192
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 160   Index: 211
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 160   Index: 211
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 160   Index: 212

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.