MAP05: Astral Castle (Interception II)


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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: Astral Castle is the fifth map of Interception II. It was designed by Matthew D. (The Mysterious Moustachio) and uses the music track "".


Map of Astral Castle
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. In the blue key building, open the blue door, then drop off to the west and enter the white teleporter to teleport to a soul sphere. (sector 73)
  2. On the walkway leading to the exit, fall to the white teleporter to the northeast to get an invulnerability. (sector 413)
  3. At the north end of the map, get to the north side to find a radiation suit on a lower rock on the northeast island. (sector 963)
  4. Enter the void near the south end and go all the way to the east side, where you will find a cave entrance leading to a plasma gun and energy cells. (sector 1060)


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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 861
Vertices 6918*
Linedefs 6534
Sidedefs 11695
Sectors 1078
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5624.


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

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