MAP05: Hopeless (Cydonia)


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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: Hopeless is the fifth map of Cydonia. It was designed by Brayden Hart (AD_79) and uses the music track "Cry of Desperation," originally composed by Tristan Clark for the Plutonia MIDI Pack. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:00.


Map of Hopeless
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 central intersection, head east slightly, then look south, looking for a switch in a window. Shoot it, then head to the ledge at the southeast side and head southwest and northwest to a plasma gun and energy cells. (sector 226)
  2. Go through the northeast waterfall to get a soul sphere. (sector 229)


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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 0:37.89 kvothesixstring 2022-02-06
NM speed
UV max 4:04.66 Maribo 2022-06-01
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:38.03 kvothesixstring 2022-02-15
NoMo 0:37.14 kvothesixstring 2023-09-15

The data was last verified in its entirety on October 5, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 205
Vertices 1521*
Linedefs 1367
Sidedefs 1887
Sectors 231
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1119.


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

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