Level 297 - "The Testing Grounds"
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Class deadzone

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Only picture ever taken of level 297. The photographer remains unidentified.

Level 297 is the 298th Level of the Backrooms. It consists of an expansive plain of dying grass, with holes scattered across the ground, and an endlessly tall concrete wall around 50 miles out from the center.


Level 297 contains no visible light sources. This level is full of Almond Water hidden in the grass and holes in the ground, but it is not advised to come here. This level is full of entities and has no hiding places. The only escapes from danger are the many holes scattered along the ground, but these holes may lead to anywhere from Level 8 to Level 432.

This level is shrouded in darkness; the only light sources are flashlights and brought in by wanderers. The darkness of this level makes it difficult for entities to see you, so keeping lights off is advised. There is no visible sky in this level, only an endless dark expanse. Many wanderers report having a feeling of nausea whenever looking into this dark expanse.

Roughly 50 miles from the center of the level lies a seemingly endlessly tall concrete wall, beaten and cracked by the entities roaming the level, as if they're trying to get out. Very few wanderers have reported finding posters pinned to the wall, speaking of some sort of "testing grounds for the higher ups", the meaning of this remains unknown at this time.

Beyond the wall is 90,000-square-miles of a [TBC]


Entrances And Exits


Clipping through Level 0, Level 1, or Level 4 can lead you to Level 297.

Jumping into a ditch in Level 10 can take you to Level 297.

Breaking through the ceiling of Level 8 will bring you to Level 297.


Clipping through the ground can take you to Level 0, Level 2, or Level 10.

Climbing into a hole in the ground can lead you to Level 8, Level 10, Level 34, Level 75, Level 181, or Level 432.

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