MAP06: Periditions Abyss (Caverns of Darkness)


Caverns of Darkness maps 01-10

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This level occupies the map slot MAP06. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP06.

MAP06: Periditions Abyss is the sixth map of Caverns of Darkness. It was designed by Christopher Lutz and uses the music track "Waiting for Romero to Play" by Robert Prince.

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Map of Periditions 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. Open the red door and take the southwest steps. In the next room, shoot the black rocks to the south to find a rocket launcher and a backpack. (sector 445)
  2. In the same area past the red door, go to the northwest wall and open it. Cross the bridge to get a berserk pack and a megaarmor. (sector 512)


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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 06:48 vdgg 2010-04-28
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 13, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 4)
  2. facing north. (thing 5)
  3. facing north. (thing 6)
  4. facing north. (thing 7)


Map data[edit]

Things 347
Vertices 13083*
Linedefs 10490
Sidedefs 18812
Sectors 639
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 8819.


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

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