MAP18: Death Pit (The Rebirth)


The Rebirth maps 12-20

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
(12 - 20)
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
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: Death Pit is the eighteenth map of The Rebirth. It was designed by Björn Ostmann (Vader).


Map of Death Pit
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. In the starting room, lower the wall in the northeast corner to find partial invisibility, stimpacks, energy cells, a box of ammo, and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 27)
  2. From the starting room, take the east door and down the steps. In the next hall, open the east wall to find a green armor and two armor bonuses. (sector 182)
  3. In the big area at the center of the map, lower the southwest lift, and as it rises, hug the south wall until you reach a hidden passage. Collect armor bonuses, and as you approach the soul sphere, you will find the way back out. You will get up to four secrets here. (sector 246)
  4. See Secret #3. (sector 247)
  5. See Secret #3. (sector 248)
  6. See Secret #3. (sector 249)
  7. Near the exit area, where you have to press four switches in four areas to reach the exit, take the southwest path. In the next room, open the southeast wall and take the lift up to reach the caged area northwest of the big room, where you can get backpacks and health bonuses. (sector 323)


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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 3:45.69 Vladimir Monakhov (skepticist) 2009-02-17
NM 100S
UV -fast 3:56.31 NumberJuan77 2022-06-18
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 1:03.71 Graim 2010-04-02

The data was last verified in its entirety on August 1, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 213)
  2. facing east. (thing 214)
  3. facing east. (thing 215)
  4. facing south. (thing 216)
  5. facing north. (thing 217)


Map data[edit]

Things 236
Vertices 1776*
Linedefs 1983
Sidedefs 3036
Sectors 338
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1629.


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

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