MAP31: Secret of the Pharaoh (Heroes' Tales)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP31. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP31.
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MAP31: Secret of the Pharaoh is the first secret map of Heroes' Tales. It was designed by Shadowman and uses the music track "".


Map of Secret of the Pharaoh
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. Enter Secret #4, then head to the southwest part of the maze. Next to a switch, a lift will be moving up and down. Take it up to reach a soul sphere and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 354)
  2. In the southeasternmost room of the maze, press on the southwest wall to find health bonuses and a megaarmor. (sector 459)
  3. In the northernmost room, use the crate with the TNT logo on it and ride it up to get a medikit. (sector 518)
  4. In the northernmost room, the switch to open up the rest of the side rooms is through the southeast corridor. After opening the side rooms, head into the northwest one and find the torch with the blinking light. Press it, then head back and then through the wall to the north to get health bonuses, a plasma gun, and an energy cell pack. (sector 540)
  5. In the cyberdemon arena, there are four rising and lowering platforms on the sides of the room. Head up to all of them and press each of the four switches behind them. This will open up the left and right corridors. In the middle of the corridors are skull switches, which open the way further to both corridors. Again, press both of them. The left corridor leads to the normal exit, but it has a Commander Keen over it. Shoot him, then go to the right corridor to find the passageway has expanded to a secret room where the secret exit is located. (sector 687)


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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 (normal exit)
UV speed (secret exit)
NM speed (normal exit)
NM speed (secret exit)
UV max 8:50.46 Bdubzzz 2021-09-27
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist (normal exit)
UV pacifist (secret exit)

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


Map data[edit]

Things 317
Vertices 3325*
Linedefs 3665
Sidedefs 5629
Sectors 688
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2738.


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

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