MAP03: The Gates of Cahrn (Egyptian Doom)


Egyptian Doom maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: The Gates of Cahrn (titled just Gates of Cahrn on the intermission screen) is the third map of Egyptian Doom. It was designed by Staffan Linderoth and uses the music track "".


Map of The Gates of Cahrn
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 red key, open the side halls, then take the steps to the key until you hear something lower. Quickly go to the west to get a mega-ultra-super-armor and boxes of rockets. (sector 160)
  2. At the plasma gun at the north end, use the wall to the north to find a switch, which lowers a platform with energy cell packs. (sector 225)
  3. Open the red door leading to the big area and head south to the wall with slime. Open it to get a plasma gun. (sector 284)


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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 7:01.00 Trevor Cheng (Daiyu Xiaoxiang) 2013-02-19
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on November 28, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing south. (thing 442)
  2. facing south. (thing 443)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 444)
  4. facing north. (thing 445)
  5. facing north. (thing 446)


Map data[edit]

Things 462
Vertices 1294*
Linedefs 1357
Sidedefs 1887
Sectors 291
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1056.


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

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