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We all know Escape. No doubt this little spell has helped you and your party out on many occasions. But this spell can't be cast in every area. So, in what areas can Escape be useful to prevent an entire party from a need to get raised? And when can Escape be used to take a shortcut through an area? This was a question I found at the discussion page of Escape, and since I couldn't find one, I made one.
There are some Escape areas I tried out, and some I knew by heart. But there are some areas that still need to be tested. Some of them I can't reach yet, so their destinations might not be accurate. If you spot any mistakes, feel free to contact me, or edit this guide.
~ Eirwen 23:37, 20 May 2008 (UTC)
I wish there were more useful shortcut options...
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Fort Ghelsba West Ronfaure (E-4) Yughott Grotto West Ronfaure (E-4) Ghelsba Outpost West Ronfaure (E-4) Bostaunieux Oubliette West Ronfaure (F-8) Access Chateau d'Oraguille, enter the Oubliette, and end up not far from the Outpost. Good way to get closer to La Theine Plateau if you're low on gil. King Ranperre's Tomb East Ronfaure (H-12)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Castle Zvahl Keep Xarcabard (G-7/G-8) Castle Zvahl Baileys Xarcabard (G-7/G-8)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Davoi Jugner Forest (G-12) Monastic Cavern Jugner Forest (G-12) The Eldieme Necropolis Batallia Downs (F-8) Possible shortcut to Jugner Forest
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Ranguemont Pass East Ronfaure (K-4) Pso'Xja Beaucedine Glacier (E-11) If you're above level 40, this could be a slightly quicker route back to Ranguemont Pass, but not noteworthy. Fei'Yin Beaucedine Glacier (J-4)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Crawlers' Nest Rolanberry Fields (F-13) Qulun Dome Beadeaux Pashhow Marshlands (K-11)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Garlaige Citadel Sauromugue Champaign (H-10) If you, for some reason, use the Cavernous Maw to get from Sauromugue Champaign (S) to Sauromugue Champaign, this is the best way to get past Banishing Gate 3 and to the Entrance. Altar Room Castle Oztroja Meriphataud Mountains (L-8)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Labyrinth of Onzozo Buburimu Peninsula (K-6) Maze of Shakhrami Tahrongi Canyon (K-5) Possible faster way to get from Mhaura to Crag of Mea.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Toraimarai Canal East Sarutabaruta (J-7) Entering this place through Windurst Walls saves a bit on walking. Inner Horutoto Ruins East Sarutabaruta (J-7) Fast way to get from West Sarutabaruta (Entrance at J-8) to the East of East Sarutabaruta. Giddeus West Sarutabaruta (F-8) Outer Horutoto Ruins East Sarutabaruta (J-7) Fast way to get from West Sarutabaruta (Entrance at J-8) to the East of East Sarutabaruta. Full Moon Fountain East Sarutabaruta (J-7)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Temple of Uggalepih Yhoator Jungle (?-?) Den of Rancor Yhoator Jungle (J-11) Ifrit's Cauldron Yhoator Jungle (?-?)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Dangruf Wadi South Gustaberg (D-9) Palborough Mines North Gustaberg (K-3) Korroloka Tunnel Zeruhn Mines (H-7) Combined with Teleport-Altep, this is a fast way to get to Bastok.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Newton Movalpolos Oldton Movalpolos North Gustaberg (K-6) When coming from Konschtat Highlands, this is great for quick access to Palborough Mines and Port Bastok.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Quicksand Caves Eastern Altepa Desert (J-8) Quick way to get from Western Altepa Desert to Korroloka Tunnel.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Kuftal Tunnel Western Altepa Desert (H-4) Gustav Tunnel Valkurm Dunes (B-8)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Gusgen Mines Konschtat Highlands (L-7) Ordelle's Caves La Theine Plateau (F-7)
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Sacrarium Misareaux Coast (G-4) Sealion's Den Riverne - Site B01 Misareaux Coast (D-6) Riverne - Site A01 Misareaux Coast (D-6) Phomiuna Aqueducts Misareaux Coast (K-7) Lazy way to get to Lufaise Meadows.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Promyvion - Holla Hall of Transference Promyvion - Mea Hall of Transference Promyvion - Dem Hall of Transference Promyvion - Vahzl
Mamool Ja Savagelands
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Aydeewa Subterrane Wajaom Woodlands (I-6) When coming from Mamook or when in Bhaflau Thickets, you can enter Aydeewa Subterrane and use Escape to head to Wajaom Woodlands I-6 in no time. You'll be at Aht Urhgan in no time. Mamook Wajaom Woodlands (E-12) Fast way to get to the South-Western entrances to Aydeewa Subterrane, just a little north of where you end up after Escaping. Can be combined with the Escape route from Aydeewa Subterrane to get back to town. Mamool Ja Training Grounds
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Lebros Cavern Halvung Mount Zhayolm (L-7) Handy if you don't have the Runic Portal here yet.
Casting Area Destination Shortcut Periqia Arrapago Reef Caedarva Mire Azouph Isle (I-6) Safest way to avoid the Imps at (J-7) - (K-8)
Ruins of Alzadaal
Casting Area Destination Shortcut La Vaule (S) Jugner Forest (S) (G-12) Everbloom Hollow Ghoyu's Reverie Castle Zvahl Keep (S) Castle Zvahl Baileys (S) Ruhotz Silvermines Beadeaux (S) Pashhow Marshlands (S) (K-11) Castle Oztroja (S) Meriphataud Mountains (S) (L-8)
The Aragoneu Front
The Norvallen Front
Casting Area Destination Shortcut The Eldieme Necropolis (S) Batallia Downs (S) (F-9) Possible shortcut, and safe way to get to Jugner Forest (S) after NPC teleport and a short walk to the southern entrance to The Eldieme Necropolis (S).