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Level 3
Chapter 1
Monster count 112
Total gold 870
Armor count 2
Holy item count 3
Ammo count 34
Object count 123
Secrets 4
Tarot card Soul Keeper

Catacombs is the third level of Painkiller chapter 1.

Description Edit

This level is set in underground cemetery. The whole catacombs consist of several bigger caves connected by tunnels.

Monsters Edit

This level is inhabited mostly by undead monsters. They include:

Tarot card Edit

Tarot card of this level is Soul Keeper. To acquire it, player has to kill all the monsters in the level.

Secret areas/pickups Edit

Two armors can be found in this level, one in a big room with four tall columns, other inside dead end tunnel on the tomb. Stakegun is in front of big wooden suspension bridge, after cave with four tall columns.


Secret Location Description Video

Secret 1 Chapter 1 Level 3 - Catacombs - Secret 1 The first secret is located in small hole above main entrance to the catacombs and it contains an holy item. To obtain it, player must jump on the dynamite box and then climb up to the top. Video
Secret 2 Chapter 1 Level 3 - Catacombs - Secret 2 The second secret is located on top of the column in a cave with four columns. On one of the columns is a rope. To obtain the holy item on another column, the player must jump on the hanging vines and then to that column. Video
Secret 3 Chapter 1 Level 3 - Catacombs - Secret 3 The third secret is located inside a tomb in tunnel with holes with coffins above the ground. To reach it, the player must take the dynamite box from previous rooms to use it as a ladder. Video
Secret 4 Chapter 1 Level 3 - Catacombs - Secret 4 The fourth secret is located beneath the wooden bridge and it contains a super health. Video

Trivia Edit

  • In the Painkiller Design Document, Catacombs was supposed to be only available in Nightmare and Trauma which it would have made a lot more sense because of the Proto Vamp.
  • Part of the Catacombs level is modeled on the Catacomb of Calllixtus Complex, that is, in the ancient Roman catacombs, the meeting place and burial of Christians.

Gallery Edit

Soundtrack Edit

Catacombs Music 01:
C1L3 Catacombs Music 01

Catacombs Music 02:
C1L3 Catacombs Music 02

Catacombs Fight:
C1L3 Catacombs Fight

Videos Edit

Painkiller - Killing The Vampire Master

Painkiller - Killing The Vampire Master

Killing the Vampire Master

Painkiller Chapter 1
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