MAP03: Waterbase (Zodiac)


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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: Waterbase is the third map of Zodiac. It was designed by J.M. Aldunate (TOTH) and uses the music track "".


Map of Waterbase
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. Climb up the steps at the start and go to the dead marine to get a soul sphere. (sector 154)
  2. Getting Secret #1 will lower the northwest waterfall. Go there to teleport to a megaarmor. (sector 46)
  3. Exit the south building and head to the east side to get a megasphere. (sector 17)
  4. Four secret sectors are near the machine at the north end that can be reached by jumping northeast from the west ledge. Three sectors are around the structures, and another is at the east wall. (sector 217)
  5. See Secret #4. (sector 227)
  6. See Secret #4. (sector 228)
  7. See Secret #4. (sector 229)
  8. Get the invulnerability, megasphere, or soul sphere (depending on your skill level) on the west side. Head southwest from there to get a megaarmor. (sector 246)
  9. Get the invulnerability, megasphere, or soul sphere (depending on your skill level) on the west side. Head northwest from there to get a berserk pack. (sector 247)


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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 5:39.23 Elmle 2018-12-02
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on August 13, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 275)
  2. facing north. (thing 315)
  3. facing north. (thing 316)
  4. facing west. (thing 357)


Map data[edit]

Things 526
Vertices 2067*
Linedefs 2010
Sidedefs 3079
Sectors 249
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1705.


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

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