MAP03: The Upper Temple (Ascension)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: The Upper Temple is the third map of Ascension. It was designed by Shadowman and uses the music track "".


Map of The Upper Temple
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 to the crates in the center of the south building. On the east side, use the crate with blood on it to find a medium bag with money. (sector 69)
  2. In the middle of the aforementioned crates, you can open a crate to the east to get a large bag with money. (sector 78)
  3. In the area with the pool, dive in and go north to get discs of repulsion. (sector 1136)
  4. Head northeast from the crates, then south to the first door in the hall. Open it and press on the wine rack to reveal a flask of holy water. (thing 1728 via "secret trigger" thing 1729)
  5. Ring the central and left bells, then head northwest of the crate area and head all the way west to get a battle axe from the broken glass. (sector 2917)
  6. Ring the central and right bells, then head northeast of the crate area and head all the way east to get a potion of strength from the broken glass. (sector 2929)
  7. At the northernmost end of the map, break the northwest glass to find a teleporter to the south end. (sector 1220)


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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 August 15, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 1742
Vertices 12418
Linedefs 17235
Sidedefs 30670
Sectors 3910


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

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