MAP03: Black Magic (Epic 2)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: Black Magic is the third map of Epic 2. It was designed by Alexander S. (Eternal) and uses the music track "". The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:00.


Map of Black Magic
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector, thing, and linedef numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. At the start, press on the hieroglyph to your left to find a shotgun. (sector 5)
  2. When you grab the red key, press on the hieroglyph behind it to collect a rocket launcher and rockets. (sector 70)
  3. Open the southwestern area with the staircase, then climb up until you reach the north part of the staircase. Press on the hieroglyph for a green armor and a switch. The switch lowers the soul sphere in the room. (sector 83)
  4. In the room with the five hieroglyphs, once you open up the passage second from the right, open the hieroglyph in front of you to find a backpack. (sector 193)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max 2:46.83 Aquasa 2019-11-14
NM 100S
UV -fast 3:11.09 Tatsuya Ito (Tatsurd-cacocaco) 2012-12-22
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on January 16, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 52)
  2. facing south. (thing 55)
  3. facing north-east. (thing 57)
  4. facing north. (thing 61)


Map data[edit]

Things 200
Vertices 1326*
Linedefs 1406
Sidedefs 2063
Sectors 250
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1117.


This level contains the following numbers of things per skill level:

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