MAP03: Pyramania (Return of the Triad)


Return of the Triad maps
Episode 1: The Hidden Outpost

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Episode 2: Return of the Triad

This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: Pyramania is the third map in the eponymous main episode of Return of the Triad. It was designed by Leon Zawada (el zee) and Simon Rance (5hfifty), and uses the music track "".


Map of Pyramania
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, go to the five switches and step on the first, second, and fourth ones, going from left to right. This will open the south wall which leads to seventy-two life points and an Excalibat. (sector 4452)
  2. Head east at the starting room and to the north door. Push a wall to the north to get an MP40 and priest porridges. (sector 1455)
  3. After the slope, you will be in a hall with several torches. Shoot away the southeast torch and go through the translucent wall to get twenty life points and a bulletproof armor. (sector 2855)
  4. At the southeast bridge over water, jump to the northwest wall which is lighter than the others and push it to the side to get large monk crystals and a god mode powerup. (sector 4926)
  5. At the southernmost ends of the map, head to the southwest wall which is dimmer than the others and push it to get a mercury mode powerup and a large monk crystal. (sector 728)
  6. After getting the gold key, head back to the southernmost fields and head to the southeast, through the opening to the east. You will find a healing basin and a flamewall. (sector 804)
  7. At the long hall north of the central room, head west from the gold key door to the fifth set of plants. Open a wall north of the fifth set to find small monk crystals and thirty life points. (sector 1219)
  8. Keep heading west and then enter the first door. Open the next door and then get to the southeast jump pad. Use it to enter the southeast opening with sixteen life points and priest porridges. (sector 3300)
  9. See Secret #8. (sector 3670)
  10. See Secret #8. (sector 3669)
  11. Leave the northwest area to the east and as you go through the hall of torches, look for a translucent wall at the north side. Shoot the torch and enter to get thirty life points and a bulletproof armor. (sector 3645)


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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 February 21, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 1719
Vertices 19652*
Linedefs 20750
Sidedefs 35602
Sectors 4978
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 15618.


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

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