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Last Updated: 7/19/2021

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Global Rules:

  • Timing:
    • SRC = starts upon selecting “New Game” and ends upon “Arsenal falls.” or “Defeated 1.” appearing on screen
    • ニコ = starts upon selecting “New Game” and ends upon the end of the credits music
    • Time begins from power on for Any%, Defeat Arsenal, Any% NMG, and All Chests NMG
  • Super Game Boy is allowed
  • Turbo:
    • On the English version, turbo is not allowed
    • On the Japanese version, turbo is allowed due to the NicoNico Leaderboards historically allowing it
  • Video proof is required for all runs submitted
    • All videos must have a timer displayed on screen
    • Videos that are locked behind a paywall are not allowed
  • On emulator:
    • For GB, the only allowed emulators are BGB, Bizhawk, and Gambatte
      • For Any%, Glitchless RTA, the only allowed emulator is BGB with a bootrom
    • For GBC, the only allowed emulator is BGB with a bootrom
    • The use of turbo, speed-up, and doing anything otherwise not possible on a real console is not allowed
  • About resets:
    • Single Segment = no resets were made during the run
    • RTA = resets were made during the run

Conversion between timing standards will be done by ffvd_games if it hasn’t been done already.

By default, all runs performed on SGB will have their times converted to its GB equivalent. Conversion between SGB and GB will be done via this website.

Category Rules:

  • Any%
    • On NicoNico, the equivalent category is the second Other category
    • All glitches and bugs are allowed
    • RNG manipulation is allowed
    • Soft and hard resets are allowed
  • Defeat Arsenal
    • On SRC, the equivalent category is No Credits Warp
    • All glitches except credits warp are allowed
    • Arsenal must be defeated
    • RNG manipulation is allowed
    • Soft and hard resets are allowed
  • Any% NMG
    • On SRC, the equivalent category is No Memory Corruption RTA
    • The use of Poison Glitch and Trashcan Bug are not allowed
    • RNG manipulation is allowed
    • Soft and hard resets are allowed
  • Glitchless RTA
    • On NicoNico, the equivalent category is the first Other category
    • The use of glitches and bugs are not allowed
    • The use of RNG manipulation is allowed
    • Only soft resets are allowed
      • Skipping encounters via soft reset is not allowed
  • Glitchless No Hard Resets
    • On NicoNico, the equivalent category is Ekiden Rules
    • The use of glitches, bugs, and RNG manipulation are not allowed
      • Before any run begins, RNG must be scrambled (fight a random amount of enemies and soft reset)
    • Only soft resets are allowed
      • Skipping encounters via soft reset is not allowed
  • All Chests NMG
    • Any% NMG rules apply
    • All chests must be opened
  • All Chests Glitchless No Hard Resets
    • The rules from Glitchless No Hard Resets apply
    • All chests must be opened

For TA Runs:

  • Real time is used as there is no in-game timer
    • The timing standard is the same as the ニコ Standard for Any%
    • Each segment is timed individually. The final time is calculated by adding up every segment together
      • This is the equivalent of a segmented speedrun
  • A written route with your notes is required for all runs submitted
    • You must also provide exact stats for things like damage dealt, combo order, equipment changes, etc.
  • Video proof is not required, though it helps strengthen the veracity of your run
  • Turbo is allowed

For Challenge Runs:

  • 4 Monsters RTA, 4 Robots RTA, 4 Humans RTA, 4 Mutants RTA, Human Esper
    • Glitchless RTA rules apply
    • Your party must be entirely composed of the races described by the category name

Note that the records for TA runs may be inaccurate due to how old the records are. If a time is missing that should be on there, DM me on Twitter with a link to the run’s route and I’ll add it ASAP.

As stated on the home page, if you would like your run to not be listed on this page, please DM me on Twitter and I will remove it ASAP.


RTA

Any%

English

RunnerCoTimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
catklaw8:52SGB1/US09/07/2016

Japanese

RunnerCoTimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
baku_zero🇯🇵8:04SGB1/JP30/12/2017
tank_himekawa🇯🇵15:28SGB1/JP29/05/2016
BEL🇯🇵48:25UNKNOWN/JP15/10/2010

Defeat Arsenal

English

RunnerCoTimeDevice & RegionSingle Segment?Date Achieved
Poxnor35:43GBP/USNo07/12/2012
ShinerCCC🇨🇦38:18GBP/USYes03/11/2014

Any% NMG

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionSingle Segment?Date Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸1:37:001:41:38Emulator/USNo03/10/2016

Glitchless RTA

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
baku_zero🇯🇵1:27:051:31:35SGB1/US12/08/2017
CzaR🇺🇸1:53:571:58:35Emulator/US28/09/2018

Japanese

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
baku_zero🇯🇵1:21:471:26:05SGB1/US30/12/2017

Glitchless No Hard Resets

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
PaulPlaysPoorly🇺🇸1:36:191:40:57GBC Emulator/US30/08/2020
toorima🇺🇸1:38:271:43:05GBC Emulator/US11/11/2019
chessjerk🇺🇸1:39:001:43:38Emulator/US23/07/2020
muppetsinspace🇺🇸1:39:561:44:34Emulator/US10/08/2019
random_hughes🇺🇸1:40:111:44:49SGB2/US08/05/2019
gyre1:40:421:45:20GBP/US23/03/2017
baku_zero🇯🇵1:41:131:45:51SGB1/US12/01/2015
KoA_Defunctus🇺🇸1:41:381:46:16Emulator/US10/09/2020
caktlaw1:41:491:46:27SGB2/US11/11/2018
invenerable🇺🇸1:41:521:46:30SGB2/US01/03/2020
cleartonic🇺🇸1:42:171:46:47GBP/US09/09/2016
leggystarscream🇺🇸1:44:171:48:55GBC Emulator/US22/02/2020
CzaR🇺🇸1:48:451:53:23Emulator/US19/02/2019
Netara🇨🇦1:48:571:53:35GBC Emulator/US10/11/2019
SchalaKitty🇺🇸1:52:091:56:47GBC Emulator/US21/07/2019
Megami_infini🇵🇱1:52:591:57:37GBP/US03/03/2017
bichphuongballz🇺🇸1:55:222:00:00SGB2/US19/12/2016
Shauny7188🇨🇦2:11:532:16:31SGB2/US20/06/2021
8bitOnigiri🇺🇸2:13:402:18:18GBP/US08/02/2019
Gambit017🇺🇸2:14:362:19:14Emulator/US03/12/2020
HDElder🇪🇬2:20:232:25:01SGB1/US20/01/2016
kaiten619🇵🇭2:23:332:28:11Emulator/US18/02/2019
breaktube🇺🇸2:31:412:36:19Emulator/US26/12/2019

Japanese

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
magu1230🇯🇵1:27:551:32:13SGB1/JP03/20/2020
れいにー🇯🇵1:29:381:33:56SGB1/JP06/07/2013
tank_himekawa🇯🇵1:29:411:33:59SGB1/JP29/09/2020
なゆき🇯🇵1:39:341:34:12SGB1/JP29/06/2014
linda_nushi🇯🇵1:30:591:35:17SGB1/JP14/10/2017
baku_zero🇯🇵1:36:161:36:34SGB1/JP05/08/2012
ざぼん🇯🇵1:34:481:39:06SGB1/JP04/01/2014
にかのすけ🇯🇵1:35:151:39:33SGB1/JP20/12/2013
Ynagi🇯🇵1:35:361:39:54SGB1/JP30/04/2018
gucchib🇯🇵1:35:381:39:56SGB1/JP05/11/2017
masamasa_64🇯🇵1:35:401:39:58SGB1/JP02/06/2019
kiri🇯🇵1:35:581:40:16SGB1/JP12/02/2012
testest🇯🇵1:36:361:40:54Emulator(?)/JP29/11/2011
whiteudon🇯🇵1:36:451:41:03SGB1/JP15/09/2013
キュゥべえ🇯🇵1:36:571:41:15SGB1(?)/JP04/05/2013
ごる🇯🇵1:39:351:43:53SGB1/JP23/12/2012
jagerchor🇯🇵1:41:291:45:47SGB1/JP25/04/2020
Clutchon🇯🇵1:41:301:45:48SGB1/JP19/08/2012
kotteriotoko🇯🇵1:44:381:48:56SGB1/JP10/10/2012
waiwai🇯🇵1:44:481:49:06SGB1(?)/JP15/01/2012
くじら🇯🇵1:46:071:50:25SGB1/JP09/11/2012
こゆー🇯🇵1:46:281:50:46SGB1/JP24/12/2012
580🇯🇵1:47:131:51:31SGB1(?)/JP06/03/2011
めでぃ🇯🇵1:57:272:01:45SGB1/JP02/2004(?)
M7🇯🇵2:11:532:16:11SGB1(?)/JP14/01/2002
背毛🇯🇵2:36:522:45:03SGB1(?)/JP03/04/2013

All Chests NMG

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸2:30:082:34:46GBA Emulator (VBA)/US09/02/2016

All Chests Glitchless No Hard Resets

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸2:54:532:59:31GBA Emulator (VBA)/US24/01/2018


TA

Any%

Japanese

RunnerCoTimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
cheap🇯🇵12:56SGB2/JP2009(?)

Defeat Arsenal

Japanese

RunnerCoTimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
cheap🇯🇵41:36SGB2/JP16/11/2009


Challenge Runs

4 Monsters RTA

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸1:51:181:55:56Emulator/US16/02/2018
toorima🇺🇸1:56:162:00:54Emulator/US13/10/2017

Japanese

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
4j-han🇯🇵1:44:411:48:59Emulator/US05/02/2013

4 Robots RTA

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸1:58:052:02:43Emulator/US30/01/2018
toorima🇺🇸2:02:392:07:17GBC Emulator/US13/03/2020

4 Humans RTA

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸4:15:304:20:08Emulator/US12/07/2018

4 Mutants RTA

English

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
CzaR🇺🇸4:33:474:38:25Emulator/US06/08/2019

Human Esper

Japanese

RunnerCoSRC Timeニコ TimeDevice & RegionDate Achieved
580🇯🇵2:32:592:28:21SGB1(?)/JP14/03/2011
magu1230🇯🇵2:43:302:38:52SGB1(?)/JP16/07/2011