E2M4: Underground Prison (Deadly Standards 2)

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This level occupies the map slot E2M4. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M4.
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E2M4: Underground Prison is the fourth map of Deadly Standards 2. It was designed by Walter Confalonieri (daimon) and uses the music track "". The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:45.


Map of Underground Prison
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[edit]


  1. Enter the prison area, then head down the steps, but immediately turn east and enter the hole into the nukage when you can. Take the northeast teleporter to get health bonuses and a computer area map. (sector 283)
  2. In the prison area at the south end, make your way to the east side with a room at the bottom, then climb the steps and look at the decorations at the west wall. Use the one that is three skulls on a pile of candles to lower a wall at the bottom. Enter that area to get a chainsaw. (sector 652)
  3. In the room with four teleporters at the south end, take the northeast one to enter the red key area. (sector 811)
  4. At the southwest side, enter the nukage to the north and head west into the corridor to find a box of ammo and a backpack. (sector 751)
  5. Head southwest from the yellow key and open the poison sign. Take the lift to shotgun shells. (sector 43)
  6. Head east from the yellow key and take the steps to the west. Flip the switch to lower the lift, then go south to another one that lowers. Get the medikit to the east. (sector 49)
  7. Head east from the yellow key and take the steps to the west. Flip the switch to lower the lift, then ride it up and head east. Flip the switch here to lower a crate and get a berserk pack. (sector 444)
  8. At the blue key, open the northeast green wall to find a teleporter to a megaarmor. (sector 708)
  9. Open the blue door and make it to the switch at the end. Enter the nearest closet and open the wall with slime, then the next wall to the west to find health bonuses and a passage back. (sector 483)
  10. When you teleport to the northernmost section, make your way all the way west to the demon face and open it to find a stimpack. Open the next door to find rockets and a box of rockets. (sector 624)


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Current records[edit]

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 January 7, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 635
Vertices 5901*
Linedefs 5643
Sidedefs 8219
Sectors 892
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 4732.


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

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