E4M8: Ascension (Lunar Catastrophe)

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What Comes After
This level occupies the map slot E4M8. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E4M8.
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E4M8: Ascension is the eighth and final map in the What Comes After episode of Lunar Catastrophe. It was designed by Derek Pierson (Count651).


Map of Ascension
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. In the southeast area, get to the chaingun in the lava at the southwest end, then press the wall with the candle in front of it. Follow the trail of health bonuses to get a BFG9000. (sector 129)


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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 February 21, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 381)
  2. facing south. (thing 382)
  3. facing east. (thing 383)
  4. facing west. (thing 384)
  5. facing north. (thing 385)
  6. facing south. (thing 386)
  7. facing north. (thing 387)
  8. facing west. (thing 388)


Map data[edit]

Things 393
Vertices 1031*
Linedefs 1102
Sidedefs 1611
Sectors 213
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 883.


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

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