MAP21: River of Flames (The Rebirth)


The Rebirth maps 21-30

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
(21 - 30)
Secret maps: 31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP21. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP21.
Under construction icon-yellow.svgThis article about a map is a stub. Please help the Doom Wiki by adding to it.

MAP21: River of Flames is the twenty-first map of The Rebirth. It was designed by Björn Ostmann (Vader), who also composed the level's untitled music track, which is also used in MAP03: Paranoya.


Map of River of Flames
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, open the green wall to the side and press the skull switch to lower two columns. The nearest one to you is a secret and contains a revenant guarding a berserk pack. (sector 10)
  2. Go to the left side of the river and take the rocks up to the shotgun, then jump to the green armor platform. (sector 57)
  3. Now head for the south side of the river and where the radiation suit is, open the brown wall to find partial invisibility and armor bonuses. (sector 89)
  4. Grab the yellow key to open up monster closets to the east. Enter the northeast closet and open the wall in the northeast corner to get a super shotgun and a backpack. (sector 111)
  5. At the exit area, drop into the moat and enter the cave to find an energy cell pack. (sector 155)


Demo files[edit]

Areas / screenshots[edit]


Routes and tricks[edit]

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 3:27.77 Vladimir Monakhov (skepticist) 2009-03-12
NM 100S
UV -fast 4:37.03 NumberJuan77 2022-06-20
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

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


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing south-east. (thing 209)
  2. facing west. (thing 210)
  3. facing east. (thing 211)
  4. facing east. (thing 212)


Map data[edit]

Things 235
Vertices 852*
Linedefs 903
Sidedefs 1380
Sectors 165
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 757.


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]


See also[edit]


External links[edit]