E2M3: Cardinal Points (Heretic Treasure Chest)

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This level occupies the map slot E2M3. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M3.

E2M3: Cardinal Points is the third map of episode 2 of Heretic Treasure Chest. It was designed by Alberto Sposito (Ismaele) and uses the music track " ".

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Map of Cardinal Points
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. At the northern area, head up the right set of steps and try to open the door to the north; the east door will open instead. At this four-way intersection, go south and open the wall with the banners to obtain a Morph Ovum. (sector 409)
  2. Once you get the blue key, return to the entrance of this building and go up the left set of steps. The door up here should be open. Enter the room and press on the wall with banners to find another Morph Ovum. (sector 389)
  3. In the yellow key room, open the door to the north. Just before the next door, lower the wall to the right. You will find two Timebombs of the Ancients and a Tome of Power. (sector 759)
  4. Past the yellow door is a fork. Take the right path and go south to the next door. Open the wall on the left side to find a Ring of Invincibility. (sector 993)
  5. The room across from the one where Secret #4 is has a teleporter. If you head behind this teleporter and open the wall, you can find a Tome of Power. (sector 930)
  6. Open the green door and open the door to the west. Use the switch here, then go north and east. Two alcoves to the west and east sides will open with Undead warriors inside. If you press on the wall at the back end of the east alcove, you will open up the wall in the west alcove, which holds a Map scroll. (sector 931)
  7. If you press on the wall at the back end of the west alcove, you will open up the wall in the east alcove, which holds a Tome of Power. (sector 959)


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Current records[edit]

The Compet-n records for the map are:

Style Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed **
NM speed **
UV max **
NM100S **
UV -fast **
UV -respawn **
UV Tyson **
UV pacifist **

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north-east. (thing 638)
  2. facing north-west. (thing 639)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 640)
  4. facing south-east. (thing 641)


Map data[edit]

Things 960
Vertices 9208*
Linedefs 8081
Sidedefs 14140
Sectors 1222
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 7297.


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

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