MAP05: Abu Gurab (Epic 2)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP05. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP05.
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MAP05: Abu Gurab is the fifth map of Epic 2. It was designed by Alexander S. (Eternal) and uses the music track "Battle with Magus" from Chrono Trigger by Yasunori Mitsuda. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 1:30.


Map of Abu Gurab
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. Right at the start, press on the wall with the brain pile in front of it to find a green armor. (sector 6)
  2. Keep following the path past Secret #3 to the corridors, then head south until you see a green torch. Shoot the switch behind the torch, then go south a bit, then west to a backpack. (sector 11)
  3. At the northeast area, follow the path around the water and a door will open revealing a chaingunner and shotgun guys. Press on the hieroglyph here to get health bonuses and a megaarmor. (sector 116)
  4. Open the door at the right side of the field and enter the hallway, but quickly turn back and go to the southeast corner of the field to find a berserk pack. (sector 156)
  5. In the main field, look towards the left side and find the hieroglyph under the ledge. Use it to find a teleporter which takes you to a soul sphere. (sector 166)


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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 0:19.54 SilentD00mer 2022-10-26
NM speed
UV max 3:57.77 Vladimir Monakhov (skepticist) 2010-12-04
NM 100S
UV -fast 3:46.49 Tatsuya Ito (Tatsurd-cacocaco) 2012-12-26
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:24.83 kvothesixstring 2022-05-19 Also Reality
NoMo 0:11.29 SilentD00mer 2022-09-20

The data was last verified in its entirety on November 6, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 5)
  2. facing east. (thing 261)
  3. facing west. (thing 263)
  4. facing south. (thing 266)
  5. facing south. (thing 267)
  6. facing north. (thing 269)


Map data[edit]

Things 300
Vertices 959*
Linedefs 1035
Sidedefs 1493
Sectors 199
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 825.


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

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