Any% NoCW Seed 8 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1253.411s (saves 66.092s)
Route Encounters
50 (saves 17 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
270

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   8   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   8   Index:   1
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   8   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   8   Index:  37
  Step  19: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.049s)
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   8   Index:  69
  Step  12: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   8   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   8   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   8   Index: 121
  Step  25: 3 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  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:   8   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   8   Index: 215
  Step   8: 7 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:   8   Index: 254
  Step   1: 8 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  25   Index:  32
  Step  20: 9 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2, WaterBug x2 (7.266s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  25   Index:  53
  Step  14: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
  Step  43: 11 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  25   Index: 113
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  25   Index: 122
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  25   Index: 123
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  25   Index: 168
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  25   Index: 205
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  25   Index: 205
  Step   1: 12 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.190s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  25   Index: 206
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  25   Index: 217
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  25   Index: 221
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 24
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  25   Index: 253
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  25   Index: 253
  Step  29: 13 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
  Step  34: 14 / Imp x3 (6.649s)
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed:  42   Index:  35
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  42   Index:  35
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  42   Index:  68
    Extra Steps: 58
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  42   Index: 126
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  42   Index: 178
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  42   Index: 192
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  42   Index: 192
  Step  11: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B2F Outward Charm Room Steps                      Seed:  42   Index: 207
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  42   Index: 207
    Step  29: 16 / Weeper x2 (7.132s)
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed:  59   Index:   2
    Extra Steps: 52
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  59   Index:  54
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  59   Index:  88
  Step  11: 17 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.009s)
  Step  36: 18 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  59   Index: 126
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  59   Index: 126
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  59   Index: 126
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  59   Index: 126
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  59   Index: 126
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  59   Index: 126
  Step  17: 19 / Spirit x2 (7.616s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  59   Index: 165
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  59   Index: 180
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  59   Index: 180
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  59   Index: 186
  Step  46: 20 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  59   Index: 232
  Step  17: 21 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (8.254s)
  Step  25: 22 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.467s)
  Step  72: 23 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed:  76   Index:  60
  Optional Steps: 10
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  76   Index: 130
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  76   Index: 137
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  76   Index: 137
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  76   Index: 146
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  76   Index: 146
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  76   Index: 156
  Step  75: 24 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  91: 25 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  76   Index: 250
  Step  26: 26 / Spirit x3, Skelton x2, Red Bone x1 (9.131s)
  Step  38: 27 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (8.244s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  93   Index:  37
  Step  13: 28 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (8.005s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  93   Index:  60
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  93   Index:  60
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  93   Index:  65
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  93   Index: 107
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  93   Index: 124
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  93   Index: 124
Paladin                                                   Seed:  93   Index: 128
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  93   Index: 128
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  20: 29 / Lilith x1 (8.563s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  93   Index: 150
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  93   Index: 192
  Step  13: 30 / Ghoul x1, Red Bone x2, Skelton x2 (8.549s)
  Step  21: 31 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.923s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  93   Index: 222
  Step   8: 32 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
  Step  23: 33 / Soul x2, Red Bone x2 (8.881s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 110   Index:  10
  Step   2: 34 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.400s)
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 110   Index:  23
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 110   Index:  23
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 110   Index:  23
  Extra Steps: 110
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 110   Index: 137
  Step  81: 35 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 110   Index: 227
  Step  52: 36 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 127   Index:  25
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 127   Index:  51
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 127   Index:  51
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 127   Index:  72
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 127   Index:  86
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 127   Index:  86
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 127   Index:  87
  Optional Steps: 3
  Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 127   Index: 113
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 127   Index: 150
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 127   Index: 150
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 127   Index: 151
  Step   4: 37 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
  Step   9: 38 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  57: 39 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.525s)
  Step  64: 40 / Cave Bat x3 (9.265s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 127   Index: 219
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 144   Index:   4
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 144   Index:   4
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 144   Index:  12
    Extra Steps: 2
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 144   Index:  14
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 144   Index:  77
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 144   Index:  88
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 144   Index:  88
    Step  19: 41 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
    Step  22: 42 / CaveNaga x2, Python x2 (9.102s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 144   Index: 118
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 118
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 144   Index: 120
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 120
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 144   Index: 141
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 144   Index: 141
    Optional Steps: 2
    Extra Steps: 12
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 144   Index: 156
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 144   Index: 157
  Step  17: 43 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 144   Index: 195
  Step  21: 44 / Centaur x1, Gremlin x2 (8.473s)
  Step  45: 45 / Centaur x3 (8.469s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 144   Index: 247
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 144   Index: 247
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 161   Index:   8
  Step   8: 46 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  67: 47 / SwordMan x2 (12.756s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 161   Index:  94
  Step  14: 48 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
  Step  44: 49 / EpeeGirl x3 (9.306s)
  Step  60: 50 / Slime x4 (8.548s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 161   Index: 154
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 161   Index: 177
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 161   Index: 177
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 161   Index: 178
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 161   Index: 192
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 161   Index: 192
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 161   Index: 211
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 161   Index: 211
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 161   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.