MAP03: Drop-Zone (Kill! Zone)


Kill! Zone maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: Drop-Zone is the third map of Kill! Zone. It was designed by Don Howard and uses the music track "".


Map of Drop-Zone
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. Drop two holes northeast of the start, then head east and drop to the area to the southeast. At the east side, shoot the barrel and open the wall where it was to find a berserk pack, a medikit or two (depending on skill level), a box of shotgun shells or two (depending on skill level), a box of ammo, a backpack, and a super shotgun guarded by an imp. (sector 58)
  2. Drop two holes northeast of the start, then head around the wall to the north and west. Drop down there and enter the corridor. Open the south wall to find an imp and a megaarmor. (sector 229)
  3. Open the north wall to find an imp and an energy cell. (sector 234)
  4. Open the east wall in Secret #3 to find a chaingunner guarding a chainsaw, a rocket launcher, three rockets, a box of ammo, a super shotgun, and a yellow keycard. The last two items are only there on Hey, Not Too Rough or lower. (sector 238)
  5. After you get the yellow key, go through the corridor that had the previous three secrets, the north and west to a yellow door. Open it, then take the first path south and open the wall. In this room is a chaingun, a super shotgun, a box of shotgun shells, two boxes of ammo, a green armor, a box of rockets, an energy cell pack, a backpack, a plasma gun, a soul sphere, a rocket launcher, and a computer area map. (sector 51)
  6. At the northwest area of the map, use the gargoyle switch near the two barrels to lower the southwest sector. Shoot the barrel at the west wall and open it to find a medikit, a shotgun, and a teleporter. The teleporter takes you to a soul sphere, a super shotgun, and a backpack. (sector 320)
  7. In the large room at the southwest end of the map, shoot the barrel on the east wall and open it to find a backpack and a megasphere. (sector 240)


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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
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on December 5, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north-west. (thing 316)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 317)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 318)
  4. facing south-east. (thing 319)


Map data[edit]

Things 668
Vertices 2437*
Linedefs 2492
Sidedefs 3673
Sectors 408
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2170.


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

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