TAT21: The Killer's Breed (Dark Tartarus)

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Dark Tartarus maps 21-30

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
(21 - 30)
Secret maps: 31 32
Dead Tonight: 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43
V3 exclusive: 39

This level occupies the map slot TAT21. For other maps with a non-standard slot, see Category:Non-standard map slots.
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TAT21: The Killer's Breed is the twenty-first map of Dark Tartarus. It was designed by lihanchi and uses the music track "Mortal Kosmic" by Alexander Brandon. In the original version, this map used the music track "2 minutes to midnight" by Betrayer.


Map of The Killer's Breed
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. Head north from the exit and past the energy cell packs to be lowered into a slaughter room with revenants, Hell knights, and cyberdemons. (sector 362)
  2. At the start, before the first dropoff, open the wall with scratches and head east to get a super shotgun, a box of shotgun shells, and an alternate path. (sector 389)


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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 April 3, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 2024)
  2. facing north. (thing 2025)
  3. facing south. (thing 2026)
  4. facing south. (thing 2027)
  5. facing south. (thing 2028)
  6. facing south. (thing 2029)
  7. facing south. (thing 2030)
  8. facing north. (thing 2031)


Map data[edit]

Things 2043
Vertices 8286*
Linedefs 8065
Sidedefs 14270
Sectors 1759
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 6311.


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

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