MAP03: Ritual (Cydonia)


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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: Ritual is the third map of Cydonia. It was designed by Brayden Hart (AD_79) and uses the music track "Jade Empire," originally composed by Stuart Rynn (stewboy) for the Plutonia MIDI Pack. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 1:30.


Map of Ritual
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. Enter the corridor on the east side and go through until the wall east of you lowers. Open the wall with the electricity symbol here to find a plasma gun. (sector 72)
  2. In the room at the south end, use the wall north of the lift, then head back to the corridor. At the south side, go north and enter the teleporter to get a soul sphere. (sector 116)
  3. At the red key, open the west wall to find a megaarmor and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 134)


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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 0:13.71 Bredd 2024-02-28
NM speed 0:13.23 Bredd 2024-02-28
UV max 2:33.66 blob1024 2022-02-14
NM 100S 2:26.11 similaun 2022-10-08
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:35.89 Bredd 2024-02-28
NoMo 0:11.69 Kyle McAwesome 2022-02-21

The data was last verified in its entirety on March 8, 2024.


Map data[edit]

Things 141
Vertices 985*
Linedefs 1018
Sidedefs 1429
Sectors 162
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 855.


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

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