MAP23: Plateau of the Beheaded (Judgment)


Judgment maps
Ep.1: Step into the Fire

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Ep.2: Bringing Death in Kind

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Ep.3: Mutant Techgnawlogy

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Ep.4: Beholding Ancient Fears

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Ep.5: On the Seared Surface
Ep.6: Aberrant Chroma-Death

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Secret levels

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This level occupies the map slot MAP23. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP23.
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MAP23: Plateau of the Beheaded is the twenty-third map of Judgment. It was designed by Blake Collins (Rayziik) and uses the music track "Pyrarinth," originally composed by James Paddock (Jimmy) for Plutonia 2. The par time is 8:00.


Map of Plateau of the Beheaded
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. At the northeast end, head all the way north and use the switch at the northwest end to teleport to medikits, a backpack, an energy cell pack, and partial invisibility. (sector 319)
  2. At the east end, get on the sludge and run west to telefrag the arachnotrons. (sector 338)


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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 1:16.71 Napsalm 2022-03-02 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 5:10.97 Bdubzzz 2022-04-11
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 1:16.71 Napsalm 2022-03-02
NoMo 1:13.09 Daniel, the NCR Veteran 2022-02-24

The data was last verified in its entirety on July 15, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains thirteen spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 1834)
  2. facing north. (thing 1835)
  3. facing north. (thing 1836)
  4. facing south. (thing 1837)
  5. facing south. (thing 1838)
  6. facing south. (thing 1839)
  7. facing west. (thing 1840)
  8. facing west. (thing 1841)
  9. facing east. (thing 1842)
  10. facing east. (thing 1843)
  11. facing south. (thing 1844)
  12. facing north. (thing 1845)
  13. facing east. (thing 1846)


Map data[edit]

Things 1866
Vertices 8895*
Linedefs 7773
Sidedefs 15042
Sectors 759
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 6880.


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

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