MAP21: Hell's Maw (Hellfire)


Hellfire maps 21-28

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This level occupies the map slot MAP21. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP21.
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MAP21: Hell's Maw is the eighth map of Hellfire. It was designed by Shadowman and uses the music track "".


Map of Hell's Maw
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 southwest cave, go to the northwest lava pit and enter the teleporter there to teleport to a plasma gun, energy cells, and a stimpack. (sector 50)
  2. Enter the central lava cavern and go to the east side. When you do this, head back to the southwest cave and head to the southeast cave to find rockets, energy cells, health bonuses, a box of rockets, and a soul sphere. (sector 59)
  3. Enter the central lava cavern and go to the east side. When you do this, return west into the previous cave and head to the west to get a backpack, armor bonuses, and health bonuses. (sector 70)
  4. Head towards the ship at the east side of the map. At the dock, open the rock wall at the southeast end to find a teleporter back up. (sector 230)
  5. After getting the blue key, head back to the outside area and head to the southernmost part of the ledge. Drop to the ground below and head west to another room. Head down to get energy cells and health bonuses, as well as a passage back to the southwest cave. (sector 241)


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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 December 13, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 583
Vertices 2486*
Linedefs 2428
Sidedefs 3639
Sectors 277
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2044.


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

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