Any% NoCW Seed 9 Step Route

Route Overview

Route
Final Fantasy IV Any% NoCW (version 21)
Route Time
1245.220s (saves 60.187s)
Route Encounters
56 (saves 10 encounters)
Optional Steps
19
Extra Steps
82

Route Description

Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   9   Index:   0
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   9   Index:   1
  Step  34: 1 / SandMoth x2, Larva x2 (7.009s)
Kaipo                                                     Seed:   9   Index:  37
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:   9   Index:  37
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   9   Index:  69
  Step  12: 2 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (6.866s)
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:   9   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B1F                                     Seed:   9   Index: 101
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   9   Index: 121
  Step  38: 3 / EvilShel x3, WaterBug x1 (7.081s)
  Step  61: 4 / Pike x3 (7.152s)
  Step  62: 5 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B2F Save Room                           Seed:   9   Index: 211
  Extra Steps: 8
Watery Pass-South B2F                                     Seed:   9   Index: 223
  Step  32: 6 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
Watery Pass-South B3F                                     Seed:  26   Index:   6
Watery Pass-North B2F                                     Seed:  26   Index:  40
  Step  12: 7 / CaveToad x3 (7.014s)
  Step  20: 8 / TinyMage x2, WaterHag x4 (8.120s)
Watery Pass-North B1F                                     Seed:  26   Index:  61
  Step   6: 9 / CaveToad x2, Mad Toad x2 (7.163s)
  Step  35: 10 / Jelly x4 (7.324s)
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  26   Index: 121
Waterfalls B1F                                            Seed:  26   Index: 130
Waterfalls B2F                                            Seed:  26   Index: 131
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  26   Index: 176
  Step  30: 11 / Aligator x2 (7.544s)
Battle: Octomamm                                          Seed:  26   Index: 213
Waterfalls Lake                                           Seed:  26   Index: 213
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  26   Index: 214
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  26   Index: 225
Damcyan                                                   Seed:  26   Index: 229
  Optional Steps: 1
  Extra Steps: 48
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  43   Index:  29
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  43   Index:  29
  Step  18: 12 / Turtle x1, Imp x2 (7.044s)
Antlion B2F Inward Direct                                 Seed:  43   Index:  67
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  43   Index:  67
    Step   6: 13 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  27: 14 / Cream x4 (7.552s)
    Step  56: 15 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.385s)
    Step  58: 16 / Weeper x2 (7.114s)
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  43   Index: 147
Battle: Antlion                                           Seed:  43   Index: 161
Antlion's Nest                                            Seed:  43   Index: 161
Antlion B2F Outward Direct                                Seed:  43   Index: 176
  Antlion B2F                                             Seed:  43   Index: 176
    Step  27: 17 / Turtle x2 (7.464s)
    Step  60: 18 / Weeper x1, Turtle x1, Basilisk x1 (7.339s)
Antlion B1F                                               Seed:  60   Index:   0
  Step  15: 19 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
  Step  24: 20 / Imp x3, Imp Cap. x1 (6.753s)
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  60   Index:  38
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  60   Index:  38
Kaipo Revisited                                           Seed:  60   Index:  38
Overworld (Kaipo)                                         Seed:  60   Index:  38
Overworld (Damcyan)                                       Seed:  60   Index:  38
Mt.Hobs-West                                              Seed:  60   Index:  38
  Step  15: 21 / Cocktric x3 (7.813s)
  Step  30: 22 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.915s)
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  60   Index:  77
Battle: MomBomb                                           Seed:  60   Index:  92
Mt.Hobs Summit                                            Seed:  60   Index:  92
Mt.Hobs-East                                              Seed:  60   Index:  98
  Step   1: 23 / Gargoyle x2 (7.630s)
  Step  26: 24 / Gargoyle x1, Cocktric x2 (7.868s)
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  60   Index: 144
Fabul                                                     Seed:  60   Index: 228
  Optional Steps: 10
  Extra Steps: 6
Overworld (Fabul)                                         Seed:  77   Index:  48
Fabul Boat and Leviatan                                   Seed:  77   Index:  55
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  77   Index:  55
Mysidia                                                   Seed:  77   Index:  64
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  77   Index:  64
  Step   8: 25 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  77   Index:  74
  Step   3: 26 / Imp Cap. x3, Needler x1 (7.932s)
  Step  44: 27 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  45: 28 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
  Step  53: 29 / Needler x2, SwordRat x2 (8.097s)
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  77   Index: 168
  Step  27: 30 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.285s)
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  77   Index: 211
Recruit Tellah                                            Seed:  77   Index: 234
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  77   Index: 234
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  77   Index: 239
  Step   8: 31 / Lilith x1 (8.745s)
  Step  37: 32 / Soul x3, Ghoul x1, Revenant x1 (9.933s)
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  94   Index:  25
  Optional Steps: 0
Battle: Milon and Milon Z                                 Seed:  94   Index:  42
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  94   Index:  42
Paladin                                                   Seed:  94   Index:  46
Mt.Ordeals Summit                                         Seed:  94   Index:  46
  Optional Steps: 0
  Step   4: 33 / Lilith x1, Red Bone x2 (8.437s)
Mt.Ordeals-7th station                                    Seed:  94   Index:  68
Mt.Ordeals-3rd station                                    Seed:  94   Index: 110
Mt.Ordeals                                                Seed:  94   Index: 140
  Step   8: 34 / Spirit x3, Soul x1 (8.429s)
  Step  41: 35 / Spirit x2, Skelton x2 (8.065s)
Overworld (Mt.Ordeals)                                    Seed:  94   Index: 184
Take Chocobo to Mysidia                                   Seed:  94   Index: 197
Overworld (Mysidia)                                       Seed:  94   Index: 197
Town of Baron Serpent Road                                Seed:  94   Index: 197
  Extra Steps: 12
Old Water-way                                             Seed:  94   Index: 213
  Step  17: 36 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
  Step  32: 37 / Pike x3, Piranha x3 (8.025s)
  Step  76: 38 / Piranha x2, FangShel x1, EvilShel x1 (9.096s)
Castle Baron B3F                                          Seed: 111   Index:  47
  Step  15: 39 / FangShel x3, Aligator x1, Crocdile x1 (14.265s)
  Step  35: 40 / AquaWorm x1, Piranha x3 (9.542s)
Castle Baron B2F                                          Seed: 111   Index: 101
  Step  13: 41 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
  Step  15: 42 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron B1F Inward Direct                            Seed: 111   Index: 127
  Castle Baron B1F                                        Seed: 111   Index: 127
    Step   9: 43 / Hydra x2 (7.986s)
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 111   Index: 148
Battle: Kainazzo                                          Seed: 111   Index: 162
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 111   Index: 162
Toroian Castle                                            Seed: 111   Index: 163
  Optional Steps: 3
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 111   Index: 177
  Optional Steps: 0
Black Chocobo to Cave Magnes                              Seed: 111   Index: 214
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 111   Index: 214
Cave Magnes B1F                                           Seed: 111   Index: 215
  Step   3: 44 / Panther x2 (8.033s)
  Step  11: 45 / Ogre x1, Panther x2 (8.591s)
Cave Magnes B2F                                           Seed: 128   Index:  27
  Step  19: 46 / CaveNaga x1, Python x2 (8.779s)
Cave Magnes B3F Inward Save Room Steps                    Seed: 128   Index:  68
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 128   Index:  68
  Cave Magnes B3F Save Room                               Seed: 128   Index:  76
    Extra Steps: 4
  Cave Magnes B3F                                         Seed: 128   Index:  80
    Step   6: 47 / Mage x2 (8.585s)
    Step  32: 48 / VampGirl x1, Cave Bat x3 (9.492s)
Cave Magnes B3F Passage                                   Seed: 128   Index: 143
Cave Magnes B4F Inward Direct                             Seed: 128   Index: 154
  Cave Magnes B4F                                         Seed: 128   Index: 154
    Step   1: 49 / Panther x2, Ogre x1, CaveNaga x1 (9.026s)
    Step   6: 50 / VampGirl x2, Cave Bat x3 (10.064s)
Battle: Dark Elf                                          Seed: 128   Index: 184
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 128   Index: 184
Black Chocobo to Toroia                                   Seed: 128   Index: 186
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 128   Index: 186
Toroian Castle 1F Inward Extra Steps Area Steps           Seed: 128   Index: 207
  Toroian Castle 1F                                       Seed: 128   Index: 207
    Optional Steps: 3
    Extra Steps: 4
Overworld (Toroia)                                        Seed: 128   Index: 215
  Optional Steps: 2
Tower of Zot 1F                                           Seed: 128   Index: 218
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 145   Index:   0
Battle: FlameDog                                          Seed: 145   Index:  52
Tower of Zot 2F                                           Seed: 145   Index:  52
Tower of Zot 3F                                           Seed: 145   Index:  69
  Step  38: 51 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  41: 52 / Marion (summons Puppet) x1, Puppet x3 (9.426s)
  Step  73: 53 / Jelly x1, Slime x2, Cream x1 (7.808s)
  Step  83: 54 / SwordMan x1, Ice Liz x2 (10.462s)
Tower of Zot 4F                                           Seed: 145   Index: 155
  Step  19: 55 / Gremlin x2, Ice Liz x2 (9.444s)
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 145   Index: 215
  Step   1: 56 / Witch x1, EpeeGirl x2 (9.664s)
Battle: Magus Sisters                                     Seed: 145   Index: 238
Tower of Zot 5F                                           Seed: 145   Index: 238
Tower of Zot 6F                                           Seed: 145   Index: 239
Battle: Valvalis                                          Seed: 145   Index: 253
Castle Baron                                              Seed: 145   Index: 253
Fly to Agart                                              Seed: 162   Index:  16
Overworld (Eblan)                                         Seed: 162   Index:  16
Underworld (Castle of Dwarves)                            Seed: 162   Index:  17

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.