MAP18: Blackgate (Batman Doom)


Batman Doom maps 12-20

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Secret maps: 31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP18. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP18.
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MAP18: Blackgate is the eighteenth map of Batman Doom. It was designed by ACE Team and uses the music track "".


Map of Blackgate
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 blue key area, head north and look northeast for a switch. Shoot it, then head back to the north side of the prison to find an open room with a stimpack, gas canisters, and a gas canister pack. (sector 419)
  2. Open the northeast wall in Secret #1 for armor bonuses and a bat belt. (sector 420)
  3. At the easternmost end, before the red key area, use the wall north of the steps to find health bonuses and Azrael's Armor. (sector 416)


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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 January 13, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 255)
  2. facing south. (thing 256)
  3. facing north-east. (thing 257)
  4. facing north. (thing 259)


Map data[edit]

Things 261
Vertices 2223*
Linedefs 2212
Sidedefs 3348
Sectors 423
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1832.


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

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