E3M3: Stronghold of Damnation (2002 A Doom Odyssey)

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2002 A Doom Odyssey maps
Deep into the Code

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M9

The Road to Eternity

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M6 M7 M8 M9

The Evil Unleashed
The Search for Stephanie (original)
Torment Ultima (10th ed.)

M1 M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M9

Bonus ZDoom levels

M1 M1 M2

This level occupies the map slot E3M3. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M3.
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E3M3: Stronghold of Damnation is the third map in episode The Evil Unleashed of 2002 A Doom Odyssey. It was designed by Rory Habich and uses the music track "". In the 10th anniversary edition some geometry changes were implemented including a new teleporter with two extra landings.


Map of Stronghold of Damnation (original)
Map of Stronghold of Damnation (10th ed.)
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. Head south from the starting point and go to the yellow door. Turn around and press on the south side of the column to find a soul sphere. (sector 227)
  2. In the room with the cyberdemon, press on the south wall to collect a plasma gun and energy cell packs. (sector 242)


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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 1:24.23 Kyle McAwesome 2011-09-25 a3d3-124.zip
NM speed
UV max 57:20.34 Kyle McAwesome 2019-01-23 a3d3-5720.zip
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 1:38.20 Memfis 2012-08-11 a3d3p138.zip
NoMo 1:08.23 Matt Powell (cannonball) 2011-09-25 a3d3o108.zip

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 3, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 559)
  2. facing west. (thing 560)
  3. facing west. (thing 561)
  4. facing east. (thing 562)


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

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