MAP02: The Four Stairs (Mordeth)


Mordeth maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP02. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP02.
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MAP02: The Four Stairs is the second map of Mordeth. It was designed by Gaston Lahaut (Mordeth).


Map of The Four Stairs
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. Take the northwest steps in the central area with blood and north to a door. Open it, then use the rubble to the west to get on the high wall with a medikit (two on Norman's Delight or higher. (sector 8)
  2. At Secret #1, get to the right edge and jump south to a wall with scratches on it. Lower it to get shotgun shells and a skull switch. The room behind it has a chainsaw and another switch opening the windows. (sector 68)
  3. Take the northeast steps in the central area with blood and open the door to the left. Head to the northwest door and open it. In the room past it, get on the chair and jump through the fireplace. Take the teleporter to find medikits, boxes of ammo, and a soul sphere. (sector 101)
  4. Take the northeast steps in the central area with blood and open the door to the left. Go towards the bookshelves to the north and lower one in the middle to find a green armor and shotgun shells. (sector 203)
  5. Open the door east of the red door and enter the room to the north for a lift down. Stay on it and hug the west wall, and you will get out onto the ledge here to find shotgun shells and a green armor. (sector 256)
  6. Open the yellow door near the exit door to find a computer area map. Note that when you do this, yellow bars will block you from reaching the exit door, and you will have to go back to the yellow key room to find a switch to remove them. (sector 263)
  7. At the southwest room, raise a bridge to the east and use the switch there for a lift. Behind the cage, use the switch, which lowers the molten rock to the north with a soul sphere. Head to the blood and go there to get the soul sphere. (sector 343)
  8. Head to the southwest part of the blood and press on the recessed wall to find a lift with a shotgun. Head up and get a berserk pack, a medikit, and shotgun shells. The switch lets you leave by opening the windows. (sector 475)


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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 0:32.20 Aleks Shahov (Plut) 2017-02-24
NM speed
UV max 7:48.91 vdgg 2011-03-13
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on June 2, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 59)
  2. facing south. (thing 60)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 227)
  4. facing south. (thing 236)
  5. facing south-east. (thing 417)
  6. facing west. (thing 479)


Map data[edit]

Things 545
Vertices 2651*
Linedefs 2903
Sidedefs 4065
Sectors 503
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2305.


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

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