Doom - Argent Cell locations: How to increase your health, armour and ammo capacity

These pickups permanently increase your maximum health, armour, or ammo capacity. Here's where to find all of them.

Simple, but massively effective: Argent Cells give permanent boosts to your maximum health, armour, or ammo capacity in Doom. You'll definitely want to seek these out to be as effective as you can be. The locations for all these unmissable pickups are listed in the guide below.

If you're interested in other hidden things, our Doom secrets and collectibles guide can help.

Doom - Argent Cell locations: How to increase your health, armour and ammo capacity

Level 3: Foundry

  • In the first large open room, from your entry point, jump the gap to your left, cross the bridge, turn right, cross another bridge, and turn left, and it's in a large white container on the platform with the armour.

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Level 4: Argent Facility

  • From the cargo area, head left - in a straight line form the left end of the blue barrier is an alcove which leads to a large hangar. The cell is in the corner ahead behind the shelves.

Level 5: Argent Energy Tower

  • In the room with the Ammo Boost Rune Trial, double-jump onto the two tires stacked up, and then double-jump across to the ledge just above and to the right of the rune. From there turn right and head to the end of the platform, then double-jump onto the beam ahead and onto the platform below. Head left, climb up onto the crate, jump from there to another beam, and then onto the walkway. Head left then drop down into the small space to your left to find this.
  • After the arena fight halfway up the tower, enter the power control room and it's at the far end.

Level 6: Kadingir Sanctum

  • In an alcove to the right, just round the corner from the blue door.

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Level 7: Argent Facility (Destroyed)

  • When you reach the area with shuttlecraft on the landing pad, turn to your left and double-jump across to the rock. Drop down to a ledge on the right side to find the cell.

Level 8: Advanced Research Complex

  • In the office with the security lockdown panel.
  • After dropping the forcefield, jump through the gate and look to your left - there's a door with some pipes coming out and leading round the edge of the rock. Jump onto the pipe and head right and the cell is in the alcove at the end.

Level 9: Lazarus Labs

  • In Olivia's secret lab.

Level 10: Titan's Realm

  • After collecting the yellow skull and dropping down into the slime-filled area, head left, hit the skull switch at the back of the room, and take out the demons. When they're down head through the newly opened gate and the cell is in the rear left of the room.

Level 11: The Necropolis

  • After stepping through the left teleport from the start, head down the stairs, turn left at the bottom, and it's on a ledge at the top of the stairs.

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