MAP05: The Prison (Hellfire)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP05. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP05.
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MAP05: The Prison is the fifth map of Hellfire. It was designed by Shadowman and uses the music track "".


Map of The Prison
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. Lower the wall behind the starting point to enter the tunnels. (sector 23)
  2. Head west of Secret #1 and open the recessed wall to the south to find shotgun shells and an ammo clip. (sector 13)
  3. Head north from Secret #2 and at the third step, open the east wall to find health bonuses, a box of ammo, and shotgun shells. (sector 55)
  4. Head east of Secret #1 and open the recessed wall to the south to find health bonuses and a chainsaw. (sector 61)
  5. In the center of the prison, cross the laser and head into the northwest room that opens. Open the west door and flip the switch here, then quickly leave the room, open the east door to the northern lift, go across, and enter the north room on the other side. Open the east door and enter the north room before it closes to get plasma guns. (sector 208)
  6. At the eastern cells, enter the one just north of the red door at the east side, shoot the barrel, then use the lift it was on to head down. (sector 256)
  7. Head north from Secret #6 and west when you can. Head north and use the west wall for a lift up to the northeast room. (sector 260)
  8. At the eastern cells, open the red door at the east end, then use the desk in that room to lower a computer area map from the cabinets to the north. (sector 565)
  9. At the south end of the prison, use the left lift, then enter the second room on the west side. Use the computer in this room to lower a megasphere in the northwest corner. (sector 494)
  10. In the room with crates, use a beige crate with the UAC logo near the entrance to lower it. Ride it up, then climb the stack of crates and go northeast to a stack that is in the center. Doing this lowers another crate to the northeast. Get on it and ride it up, then jump east and use the bloody crate at the northeast corner to find a box of rockets and a medikit. (sector 537)


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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 December 13, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 973
Vertices 6381*
Linedefs 6824
Sidedefs 9204
Sectors 573
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5632.


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

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