MAP06: Catacomb Abyss (Return of the Triad)


Return of the Triad maps
Episode 1: The Hidden Outpost

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Episode 2: Return of the Triad

This level occupies the map slot MAP06. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP06.
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MAP06: Catacomb Abyss is the sixth map in the eponymous main episode of Return of the Triad. It was designed by Leon Zawada (el zee) and uses the music track "".


Map of Catacomb Abyss
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. Take the side paths near the silver door and head north. In this area, push the plain wall at the southeast end to find an Excalibat, bulletproof armor, and two large monk crystals. (sector 1207)
  2. In the gray hall at the south end, hop over a fence to the south which has a coffin and push the wall aside to get a bulletproof armor and twenty life points. (sector 4107)
  3. In the big hall east of the gray hall, head to the northwest side and shoot away a sword statue. Flip the switch where it was to find large monk crystals, twenty life points, and a flamewall. (sector 4096)
  4. Open the silver door north of the starting point and head east, then south when you can. Go through the translucent wall to find small monk crystals and a heat-seeker. (sector 8203)
  5. In the northeast dark room puzzle, go east five squares, north two, west one, north two, east three, south two, east one, and south two to get small monk crystals and an Excalibat. (sector 7289)


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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 2677
Vertices 27376*
Linedefs 34748
Sidedefs 62347
Sectors 8247
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 27376.


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

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Inspiration and development[edit]


This level is presumably named in homage to Catacomb Abyss, a sequel to Catacomb 3D.

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