MAP04: Star City (Pleiades)


Pleiades maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP04. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP04.
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MAP04: Star City is the fourth map of Pleiades. It was designed by Roger Ritenour and uses a MIDI rendition of "Symphony No. 41 in C major - I. Allegro vivace," by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as its soundtrack.


Map of Star City
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. When you teleport to the level proper, head out and through the planks to the south. This open area contains health bonuses, shotgun shells, and an ammo clip. (sector 193)
  2. Head north from Secret #1, but hug the east wall as you do. Go through the planks and lower a wall to get health bonuses and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 694)
  3. Head northwest from there and in the open area you come to, press on the slate from the north side to lower it, allowing you to get the BFG9000. (sector 697)
  4. Head west to the city proper, but when you do, head back to the area where you entered this place as demons and spectres will run in from here. Enter the southeasternmost compartment to find a health bonus and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 203)
  5. Enter the meat store and enter the back room, Squeeze through the bodies at the right side and open a misaligned wall. You can get a soul sphere at the end of the passage. (sector 302)
  6. Swim down and west from the cavern past the red door (the yellow key will be here on Hey, Not Too Rough or lower) and into the tunnel. You can swim up midway through the tunnel, so do so and head south to get health bonuses and energy cells. (sector 764)
  7. In the yellow key room (assuming you are playing on Hurt Me Plenty or higher, otherwise the yellow key will be in the cavern beforehand), press on a west-facing wall south from where the key is to find a hidden room with a megasphere. (sector 330)
  8. In Secret #7, press on the southwest corner and take the lift at the end of the corridor to find health bonuses. (sector 382)
  9. Open the yellow door at the southwest end of the city, then in the office you enter, go to the southwest corner. Open the wall there and follow the corridor until you find armor bonuses and a medikit. (sector 691)


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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 thirteen spawn points:

  1. facing south. (thing 23)
  2. facing south. (thing 24)
  3. facing north. (thing 25)
  4. facing north. (thing 26)
  5. facing north. (thing 266)
  6. facing north. (thing 267)
  7. facing north. (thing 268)
  8. facing north. (thing 269)
  9. facing north. (thing 270)
  10. facing north. (thing 271)
  11. facing north. (thing 409)
  12. facing north. (thing 410)
  13. facing north. (thing 411)


Map data[edit]

Things 474
Vertices 3866*
Linedefs 3667
Sidedefs 5764
Sectors 791
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2964.


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

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