Any% NoCW Seed 88 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1268.382s (saves 78.428s)
Route Encounters
57 (saves 13 encounters)
Optional Steps
16
Extra Steps
112

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  88   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  88   Index:   1
  Step   7: 1 / Sand Man x4 (7.172s)
  Step  31: 2 / Sandpede x1, Sand Man x2 (7.026s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:  88   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  88   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  88   Index:  69
  Step   7: 3 / Pike x2, EvilShel x2 (6.952s)
  Step  16: 4 / Pike x3 (6.935s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  88   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:  88   Index: 101
  Step  16: 5 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  88   Index: 121
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:  88   Index: 211
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:  88   Index: 215
  Step  30: 6 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  88   Index: 254
  Step  14: 7 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed: 105   Index:  32
  Step  19: 8 / Zombie x4 (7.148s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed: 105   Index:  53
  Extra Steps: 1
  Step   9: 9 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 105   Index: 114
  Step   1: 10 / SandWorm x1 (7.231s)
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed: 105   Index: 123
  Extra Steps: 12
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed: 105   Index: 136
  Step  11: 11 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 105   Index: 181
  Step  36: 12 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed: 105   Index: 218
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed: 105   Index: 218
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 105   Index: 219
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 105   Index: 230
Damcyan                                                   Seed: 105   Index: 234
  Optional Steps: 0
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 105   Index: 241
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 105   Index: 241
  Step  38: 13 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.755s)
Antlion B2F Inward Charm Room Steps                       Seed: 122   Index:  23
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 122   Index:  23
  Antlion B2F Treasure Room                               Seed: 122   Index:  56
    Extra Steps: 4
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 122   Index:  60
    Step  26: 14 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  28: 15 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 122   Index: 112
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed: 122   Index: 126
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed: 122   Index: 126
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed: 122   Index: 141
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed: 122   Index: 141
    Step  14: 16 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
    Step  28: 17 / Cream x4 (7.523s)
    Step  36: 18 / Basilisk x1, Imp x3 (6.783s)
    Step  68: 19 / SandWorm x2 (6.858s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed: 122   Index: 221
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 139   Index:   3
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 139   Index:   3
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed: 139   Index:   3
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed: 139   Index:   3
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed: 139   Index:   3
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed: 139   Index:   3
  Step  11: 20 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.609s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 139   Index:  42
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed: 139   Index:  57
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed: 139   Index:  57
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed: 139   Index:  63
  Step   8: 21 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.430s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 139   Index: 109
  Step   2: 22 / SwordRat x3, Needler x3 (7.663s)
  Step  43: 23 / GrayBomb x2, Bomb x2 (8.808s)
  Step  59: 24 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x3 (8.555s)
Fabul                                                     Seed: 139   Index: 193
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 2
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed: 156   Index:   9
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed: 156   Index:  16
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 156   Index:  16
  Step   9: 25 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.821s)
Mysidia                                                   Seed: 156   Index:  25
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 156   Index:  25
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 156   Index:  35
  Step   9: 26 / Raven x1 (8.356s)
  Step  48: 27 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  70: 28 / Imp Cap. x4, Imp x2 (8.344s)
  Step  73: 29 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 156   Index: 129
  Step  25: 30 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.687s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 156   Index: 172
  Step   1: 31 / Zombie x2, Ghoul x2 (7.661s)
  Step  13: 32 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (9.357s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed: 156   Index: 195
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 156   Index: 195
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 156   Index: 200
  Step  11: 33 / Zombie x3, Ghoul x2, Revenant x2 (7.869s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 156   Index: 242
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed: 173   Index:   3
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 173   Index:   3
  Step   1: 34 / Revenant x1, Ghoul x3 (8.611s)
Paladin                                                   Seed: 173   Index:   7
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed: 173   Index:   7
  Optional Steps: 0
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed: 173   Index:  29
  Step  13: 35 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed: 173   Index:  71
  Step  24: 36 / Ghoul x2, Soul x2 (8.971s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed: 173   Index: 101
  Step  21: 37 / Skelton x3, Red Bone x2 (7.997s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed: 173   Index: 145
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed: 173   Index: 158
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed: 173   Index: 158
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed: 173   Index: 158
  Extra Steps: 67
Old Water-way                                             Seed: 173   Index: 229
  Step  45: 38 / Piranha x2, ElecFish x2 (8.877s)
  Step  67: 39 / Crocdile x1, ElecFish x3 (10.343s)
  Step  90: 40 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 190   Index:  63
  Step  41: 41 / AquaWorm x1, Hydra x1, Crocdile x1 (10.151s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 190   Index: 117
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 190   Index: 143
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 190   Index: 143
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 190   Index: 164
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 190   Index: 178
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 190   Index: 178
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 190   Index: 179
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 190   Index: 193
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step  21: 42 / Python x1, StingRat x2 (8.701s)
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 190   Index: 230
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 190   Index: 230
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 190   Index: 231
  Step   2: 43 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
  Step  31: 44 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
  Step  63: 45 / Panther x1, StingRat x3 (9.009s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 207   Index:  43
  Step  27: 46 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Direct                             Seed: 207   Index:  84
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 207   Index:  84
    Step  50: 47 / Ogre x3 (8.586s)
    Step  67: 48 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 207   Index: 154
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 207   Index: 165
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 207   Index: 165
    Extra Steps: 4
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 207   Index: 199
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 207   Index: 199
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 207   Index: 201
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 207   Index: 201
  Step   6: 49 / Cannibal x1, Treant x2 (8.738s)
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 207   Index: 222
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 207   Index: 222
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 22
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 207   Index: 248
  Optional Steps: 0
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 207   Index: 249
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 224   Index:  31
  Step   5: 50 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
  Step  24: 51 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
  Step  43: 52 / Centaur x1, IceBeast x2 (10.314s)
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 224   Index:  83
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 224   Index:  83
  Step  17: 53 / Carapace x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.635s)
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 224   Index: 100
  Step  28: 54 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  32: 55 / Ice Liz x1, Slime x3 (9.423s)
  Step  64: 56 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 224   Index: 186
  Step  42: 57 / EpeeGirl x3 (9.306s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 224   Index: 246
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 241   Index:  13
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 241   Index:  13
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 241   Index:  14
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 241   Index:  28
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 241   Index:  28
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 241   Index:  47
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 241   Index:  47
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 241   Index:  48

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.