E5M2: Sheol (SIGIL)

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This level occupies the map slot E5M2. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E5M2.
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E5M2: Sheol is the second map of SIGIL. It was designed by John Romero and uses the music track "13th Floor" by Buckethead as well as "You Ain't the Boss O' Me" by James Paddock (Jimmy). The par time defined in the DEHACKED lump is 2:30.


Map of Sheol
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. Look to the right while standing on the edge in beginning of the level. You will notice the green eye in the small alcove. Shoot it to reveal the secret room behind you with a berserk pack in it. (sector 41)
  2. After entering the previous secret room, press the right wall inside it to reveal another secret containing a soulsphere and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 45)
  3. After rising up on the first elevator in the beginning of the level, walk carefully on the small ledge around rightmost torch to find a secret megaarmor. (sector 97)
  4. After beating the baron of Hell and picking up the red key in the cage, turn around. Drop down into lava near the rightmost torch. You will see a teleport flickering in the wall. Enter it to move into the secret room containing a soulsphere, a chaingun and a box of bullets. (sector 96)


Demo files[edit]

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Routes and tricks[edit]

Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

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

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes


Map of E5M2's deathmatch arena, cropped to only show the playable area

This level includes its own, separate deathmatch arena.

Player spawns[edit]

This arena contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing south-east. (thing 122)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 153)
  3. facing north. (thing 154)
  4. facing north-west. (thing 155)
  5. facing west. (thing 156)
  6. facing north. (thing 157)
  7. facing north. (thing 158)


The following things (per skill level) are placed in the arena:

Weapons 1-2 3 4-5
Chainsaw 1
Shotgun 7
Chaingun 1
Rocket launcher 1
Plasma gun 1
BFG9000 1
Ammunition 1-2 3 4-5
Clip 2
Box of bullets 1
4 shotgun shells 3
Box of shotgun shells 1
Box of rockets 1
Energy cell 1
Energy cell pack 1
Health & Armor 1-2 3 4-5
Medikit 1
Armor 1
Megaarmor 1
Items 1-2 3 4-5
Supercharge 1
Backpack 1
Berserk 1
Radiation shielding suit 1
Miscellaneous 1-2 3 4-5
Deathmatch start 7
Teleport landing 1


Map data[edit]

Things 205
Vertices 2378*
Linedefs 1943
Sidedefs 3255
Sectors 290
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1687.


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]


  • Sheol, in the Hebrew Bible, is a place of darkness to which all the dead go.

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