MAP09: El pozo (Doom 2 in Spain Only)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP09. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP09.
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MAP09: El pozo is the ninth map of Doom 2 in Spain Only. It was designed by Richard Frei (Tarnsman) (credited as El Pedersen) and uses the music track "The Rain in Spain," composed by James Paddock (Jimmy) under the alias of Ricky Martin. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 4:30.


Map of El pozo
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. Go to the armor bonuses north of the start, then head back and west to a closet with imps, which can also have chaingunners on higher skill levels. Open the cracked wall to get a soul sphere. (sector 217)
  2. In the northeast library, find the blue banner and use it to get a soul sphere. (sector 207)
  3. In the nukage pit at the west side, enter the central area and pick up the BFG9000 inside. (sector 98)
  4. At the east side, open the closet with imps and Hell knights, then go through the west wall in that closet to get a soul sphere. (sector 182)


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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 6:49.97 head_cannon 2022-03-20
NM speed
UV max 7:22.74 Maya 2023-03-18
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on March 26, 2023.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 392)
  2. facing east. (thing 394)
  3. facing north-west. (thing 396)
  4. facing west. (thing 397)
  5. facing south. (thing 399)


Map data[edit]

Things 401
Vertices 1293*
Linedefs 1395
Sidedefs 1830
Sectors 231
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1140.


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

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