MAP21: The Suffering (Hellscape)


Hellscape maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP21. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP21.
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MAP21: The Suffering is the first map of Hellscape. It was designed by Christopher Lutz.


Map of The Suffering
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. In the hall east of the rocket launcher, head to the north switch and press it. In the starting area, find a switch at the east end and press that one too. Afterwards, head back to the southeast area, then press the switch on the south wall to access the megasphere. (sector 1158)


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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 22, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 4)
  2. facing north. (thing 5)
  3. facing north. (thing 6)
  4. facing north. (thing 7)


Map data[edit]

Things 877
Vertices 16977*
Linedefs 21551
Sidedefs 38437
Sectors 2255
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 16977.


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

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