MAP10: Shimmering Grotto (Bloodstain)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP10. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP10.

MAP10: Shimmering Grotto is the tenth map of Bloodstain. It was designed by Pavel Tvrzník (Pipicz) and uses the music track "Watz Next," originally composed by Lee Jackson for Rise of the Triad.

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Map of Shimmering Grotto
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. Run towards the blue key from the bridge and you should be able to go off the rocks into the water below, where you can get a plasma gun and an energy cell pack. (sector 347)
  2. In the room past the super shotgun, enter the dark middle section to find a berserk pack. (sector 371)
  3. In the caves with imps at the northern part of the map, you can spot a trail of health bonuses leading to a soul sphere. Walk up the steps on the west side, and follow this trail until you reach the soul sphere. (sector 486)
  4. In the cave with the rocket launcher and rockets, look north to find a pink eye switch. Shoot it, then head into the water to find a megasphere is available. (sector 965)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max 06:21 Peter Keleher (rehelekretep) 2016-07-10
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

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Style Time Player Date File Notes

This information was last verified in its entirety on January 20, 2018.


Map data[edit]

Things 932
Vertices 7904*
Linedefs 6801
Sidedefs 12380
Sectors 1342
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5391.


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

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