MAP26: Beneath a Festering Moon (BTSX-E2)


Back to Saturn X E2 maps 24-26 & 31

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This level occupies the map slot MAP26. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP26.

MAP26: Beneath a Festering Moon is the twenty-sixth and final proper level of the second episode of Back to Saturn X. It was designed by Xaser Acheron, who also composed the music track, "Angry Science." The par time is .

Beneath a Festering Moon was featured in Doomworld's Top 100 Most Memorable Maps, placing 19th.

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Map of Beneath a Festering Moon
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. (sector 508)
  2. (sector 746)
  3. (sector 887)
  4. (sector 905)
  5. (sector 1260)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes

This information was last verified in its entirety on January 20, 2018.


Map data[edit]

Things 937
Vertices 7741*
Linedefs 8565
Sidedefs 13095
Sectors 1408
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 6467.


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

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