MAP04: The Focus (Doom 2 In Name Only)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP04. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP04.

MAP04: The Focus is the fourth map of Doom 2 In Name Only. It was designed by Antroid. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 3:00.


Map of The Focus
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.


Open the door in front of you to reach a broken bridge, kill a waiting chaingunner and some zombiemen then follow the path north and west, following the course of the valley, until you reach a platform that lets you step across to the opposite side of the nukage river. Head back the way you came past a few monsters until you find yourself back at the broken bridge, then open the door here to enter a room with zombiemen. Go through the north doorway to dispatch more zombiemen, then enter a low hallway on the east side and turn left to enter a room with four columns; the yellow keycard is on a plinth at the west end of the room, but taking it will open the columns to reveal three or four demons.

Go back to the entrance room and enter the south hallway now, then go round the corner to see a yellow doorway ahead. Pass through it and press the button on your left to lower the floor, kill a waiting spectre then step off the lift to enter an underground tunnel. Follow the tunnel north over some red cracks until you get to a circular room with a lava pool, dispatch a few lost souls then enter the north-west tunnel and follow it round to a hall that is divided by a red wall. Step through the south doorway to find a few zombies protecting the red keycard.

With the red key, go to the south side of the circular room and press the button here to open the nearby bars, allowing you to collect a radiation shielding suit behind them. With the suit, you can safely enter the lava and walk east into a maze of tunnels that contain more lost souls; follow the tunnels north (health bonuses will guide your path on Hurt Me Plenty skill level or lower) until you find yourself on the north side of the northern-most room, then open the door here to find a shotgun guy guarding the exit button.

Other points of interest[edit]


  1. Once you go around to the door on the east side of the valley, go to where the armor bonuses and stimpacks are up against the wall. Make a running jump south-west to the nukage at the top end here and follow it until you reach a teleporter. This takes you to another ledge overlooking the valley with stimpacks and a super shotgun. (sector 48)
  2. In the yellow key room, open the misaligned wall behind the gray crate to find a chainsaw. (sector 184)
  3. Inside the exit room, there is another button to the left of the door. Press it and get out of the exit room where the two brown walls on the left and right sides have lowered. Ride either of them up and jump across to the elevated ledge where the imps were to get a backpack (sector 161). Note that the button in the exit room can only be used once.


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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 2:21.17 Poncho 2019-01-30
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 3, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 215)
  2. facing south-east. (thing 216)
  3. facing west. (thing 217)
  4. facing east. (thing 218)
  5. facing west. (thing 219)
  6. facing east. (thing 220)
  7. facing north-west. (thing 221)


Map data[edit]

Things 222
Vertices 1389*
Linedefs 1327
Sidedefs 1970
Sectors 195
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1122.


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

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