MAP08: The Citadel of the King (The Inquisitor III)


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The Inquisitor III maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP08. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP08.
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MAP08: The Citadel of the King is the eighth map of The Inquisitor III. It was designed by BigMemka and uses the music track "".


Map of The Citadel of the King
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector, thing, and linedef numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest


  1. In the central hall of the citadel, head to the fireplace and open the east wall to get a very large bag of money. (sector 1774)
  2. At the east side of the citadel, head to the hall north of there, then go west and use the wall with the dagger emblem. Head east to the lowering wall with the quartz flask. (sector 2331)
  3. In the basement of the citadel, go to the prison cells and go to the open one at the southeast end. Enter it and lower the west wall to get a ring mail. (sector 2759)
  4. In the basement of the citadel, take the east steps and into the area with the scroll of regeneration. Head south and west to get a mystic urn. (sector 4184)
  5. In the northwest ice cave, enter the water and swim to the southwest side to find a switch. Go north to the northwest cave to find vases and a blue mana force cube. (sector 4539)
  6. In the northwest ice cave, go to the west side and lower a wall to get medium bags of money. (sector 4553)
  7. In the southeast library of the citadel, take the ramps up and jump up to the northeast block in the library. Lower the north wall and go that way, until you can go west. Lower another wall to the north to get a very large bag of money. (sector 4566)
  8. At the east side, climb up to the south side and open the axe key door to find crystal vials and a very large bag of money. (sector 4567)
  9. On the circular steps, go until you find a door to the south, which opens if you go east. Enter and use the southwest door to find a potion of dexterity and a switch. The switch opens the east doors which have a potion of strength. (sector 4608)
  10. Head to the southwest side of the citadel and drop off to the brown ground to the south. Head south and east to get a large bag of money. (thing 853 via "secret trigger" thing 1437)
  11. In the central hall of the citadel, take the steps up and take two doors to the west. In the room with the bridge, press the switch to the west and quickly enter the southeast door, going through to get a large bag of money before it closes. (thing 1466 via "secret trigger" thing 1467)


Demo files

Areas / screenshots


Routes and tricks

Current records

The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on August 13, 2022.


Map data

Things 2729
Vertices 18021
Linedefs 23331
Sidedefs 40713
Sectors 5127


This level contains the following numbers of things per skill level:

Technical information

Inspiration and development


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