English Game Boy Advance Route

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game.

Speedrun Notes – Supplemental information
Slots Glitch
Video Reference (Part 1) (Part 2)


Any% Sketch

This category aims for the fastest completion of the game without using the Game Over Glitch. This is the old Any% run that is 1.0 exclusive because it requires the Sketch Glitch. This is one of the Main category of the game to speedrun.

This run do not work with Flash Cards (EverDrive / SD2SNES), so in order to complete this run you will require a 1.0 cart of Final Fantasy 3 SNES.

Speedrun Notes
Video Reference


Any% New Game+

FF6 does not have a New Game+ option. However, this category requires having a save file with the Owzer’s Mansion Door Timer extracted from the dungeon in order to begin a New Game with the Door Timer. By selecting a save with the Door Timer event active and then cancelling out and selecting New Game, the Door Timer carries over to the New Game.

Notes
Video Reference


Any% Sketch NoWW

This category aims for the fastest completion of the game using the following rules :

  • Single-Segment : Resetting SNES is not allowed during the run
  • No Seed : NewGame+ strategies, such as resetting the SNES before New Game for seed manipulation are not allowed (this includes Veldt manipulation)
  • No Wrong Warp : Large skips, such as engulf wrong warp or warp to credits are not allowed.

It is only possible to finish this run if you have a 1.0 cart of Final Fantasy 3 SNES.
It could be possible this run can be finished on Flash Cards (EverDrive / SD2SNES) but someone will need to test it.

Speedrun Notes
Video Reference
A Tutorial is also Available for this route (By Kadmony)
Part 1 – Part 2


100% Glitchless

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game by recruiting all 14 permanent playable characters and having all 26 Espers in your inventory at the end of the game, without using any of the tricks below.

Setzer Slots RNG manipulation/Joker Doom
Giving Vanish status to enemies (Vanish-Doom)
NPC clipping/Event tile skipping (skipping 1st half of Locke’s scenario and Kefka’s Tower minibosses)
Relm Sketch Glitch
Infinite Terra Morph
Cyan Retort Glitch (“Psycho Cyan”)
Nightshade Rage / Inflicting Charm status
Equip Anything (Japanese version only)
Game Over Overflow

Speedrun Notes
Video Reference


100%

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game using all the glitches available and finishing the game, recruiting all 14 permanent playable characters and having all 26 Espers in your inventory.
It is only possible to finish this run if you have a 1.0 cart of Final Fantasy 3 SNES.

There is no notes for this route.
Video Reference


All Bosses

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game using all the glitches available while killing all the bosses in the game. For this category, a boss is defined as followed :

1 – Is a unique encounter in the game
2 – Has a different music theme playing during the encounter than the regular battle music.

It is only possible to finish this run if you have a 1.0 cart of Final Fantasy 3 SNES. It has been confirmed that this run can be finished using a SD2SNES.

Speedrun Notes
Video Reference


Japanese SFC Categories

Nico Rules (BS1A)

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game by following certain rules. The run requires to be set on Battle Speed 1 & Active from Start to Finish and the following glitches and behaviors aren’t allowed. This is the Main Category in Japan.

  • Pass through solider in South Figaro
  • Skip Inferno and Poltrgeist in Kefka’s Tower
  • Joker Doom with Echo Screen
  • Reverse Joker Doom with Muddle -> Remedy (or Attack) combination
  • Cast Vanish on enemy
  • Equip Anything Bug
  • Opera House Glitch
  • Terra’s Trance Glitch
  • Nightshade Rage
  • Psycho Cyan Bug *Rhizopas death animation skip is the exception, it is allowed*
  • Cast Muddle on party member
  • Use a ROM with the battery removed or already dead
  • Filling up ATB in a moment to display “Can’t run away” message during the effect of Quick remains
  • 52 Game Over Glitch
  • Sketch Glitch

Reference – Wiki

There is no notes for this route
Video Reference


Any% No Sketch

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game without using the Sketch Glitch and using the GameOver Glitch.

There is no notes for this route
Video Reference


Any% Sketch

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game using the Sketch Glitch and the World of Ruin Wrong Warp but without the GameOver Glitch.

There is no notes for this route
Video Reference


Any% Sketch NoWW

This run is aiming for the fastest completion of the game using the Sketch Glitch but without using the GameOver Glitch and the Sketch Glitch Wrong Warp to the World of Ruin.

There is no notes for this route
Video Reference