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The Subway is an area in the Dark Place located bellow New York City. An overlap is located in this area.


While trying to find an exit from the Dark Place, Alan Wake, who found himself on a dark and twisted version of New York City based on his crime books, is contacted by Thomas Zane, who tells the writer to head to the Caldera Street Station. On it, Wake discovers through echoes that Alex Casey had already come before him in search of the Cult of the Word, and realizes that he can rewrite the sections of the subway to further advance.

After navigating through the tunnels and stations, rewriting the scenes several times using the different plot elements he had found, Alan reaches the murder site, where agent Robert Nightingale's corpse lies in a stone bed next, next to his torn heart. Before he can take it, the heart disappears and Wake sees a vision of FBI agent Saga Anderson. The writer explain the agent that he is trying to escape the Dark Place and attempts to warns her of the Dark Presence before she vanishes.


The subway is composed of four main areas. Each of these areas contain scenes that Alan can use in his story by rewriting reality.

Caldera Street Station[]

Main Article: Caldera Street Station

Main Tunnel[]

Main Article: Main Tunnel

Abandoned Station[]

Main Article: Abandoned Station

Shrine Street Station[]

Main Article: Shrine Street Station


  • Many posters, signs and notices around the Dark Place contain snippets of Departure, the manuscript Alan wrote during the events of Alan Wake. But they are the most prominent in the Subway area.



Alan's Writing[]