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Cryptic Passage for Blood is a level package for Blood containing 10 single-player and 4 bloodbath levels.


Cryptic Passage for Blood DOS Level 4 - "Lost Monastery"
Cryptic Passage for Blood DOS Fishmen attack!
Cryptic Passage for Blood DOS Level 8 - "Abysmal Mine"
Cryptic Passage for Blood DOS Approaching the monastery.

Promo Images

Cryptic Passage for Blood Screenshot This screenshot with Tchernobog in the portal was used to create the ending cutscene.
Cryptic Passage for Blood Screenshot
Cryptic Passage for Blood Screenshot Shows an earlier version of the level with different textures.
Cryptic Passage for Blood Concept Art This add-on for Blood adds levels on boat docks, in an opera house and a mental hospital, and the requisite church monastery.

Alternate Titles

  • "Passage to Transylvania" -- Working title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

One episode, and extra bloodbath levels, but with the same enemies and weapons Katakis | カタキス (42880) unrated

Critic Reviews

Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 21, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electric Games 1997 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Aug 12, 1997 8.3 out of 10 83
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Games Magazine 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


Topic # Posts Last Post
Thoughts/review of this expansion... 1 Brandon Lade (4)
Feb 22, 2012



Level 9, the castle, contains an easter egg with a reference to Freddy Krueger. The tips & tricks contains information how to reach it.

Information also contributed by B14ck W01f

Related Web Sites

  • The Blood Wiki (The Blood Wiki, a wiki devoted to the first-person shooter game Blood, its sequel Blood II: The Chosen, and their respective expansion packs. Also available is information on the various mods, fan projects, development details, and the fictional world in which Caleb and the others live in.)
ClydeFrog (10528) added Cryptic Passage for Blood (DOS) on Aug 17, 2000