Advanced Research Complex


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Doom (2016) missions
Advanced Research Complex

The Advanced Research Complex is a level in Doom (2016). The eighth mission, A Brighter Tomorrow, takes place here. This mission uses the music track "BFG Division". One of Doom's most iconic weapons, the BFG-9000, can be found here.

"You have the location of Olivia's private offices inside the Lazarus Complex - where the initial invasion began. You must first traverse through the Advanced Research Complex in order to gain access to the entrance of Lazarus. Utilize the tools you find along the way."
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The Advanced Research Complex was completed in 2136. It is a research, design, and production center for an array of technologies including robotics, weaponry, and sub-space communication. The daily operations of the complex are managed closely by VEGA. The structure of the facility is stated to constitute a giant Faraday cage, preventing unauthorized communications from within.

Technologies which originated in the ARC include BFG development, teleportation, and cybernetic augmentation. The vast array of top-rank intellectuals attracted to work at the ARC has been described as "humanity's brain-trust."

Mission 08: A Brighter Tomorrow[edit]


Go to the Lazarus Facility
Meet Samuel Hayden at his Office
Infiltrate the Weapons Division
Access the Lazarus elevator


Bottle Opener
Perform five "Screw Top" glory kills on the possessed (attack lower right leg or head from behind).
Double Take
Interact with two rune trial stones.
Hide and Seek
Find two collectibles.

Special items[edit]

Item Amount
Argent cells 2
Combat support drones 1
Elite guards 3
Rune trials 2
Secrets 10


Picture Name Unlocks model How to find
Phobosguy Super shotgun
Pinkguy Pinky

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