MAP21: The Gates of Hell (Hellbound)


Hellbound maps 21-30

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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: The Gates of Hell is the twenty-first map of Hellbound. It was designed by Zoltán Sófalvi (Z86) and uses the music track " ".


Map of The Gates of Hell
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. Look at the right side of the column where the main gate is. You will notice it is a lion face instead of a satyr face. Press it, then head southeast to pick up a soul sphere. (sector 216)
  2. Climb the steps at the start and go left to the red rock with the column. Head around the column to find a stimpack and an energy cell pack. (sector 383)
  3. Southwest of where the exit is, lower the wall between the metal bars to find a megaarmor. (sector 419)


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Current records[edit]

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

Style Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 347)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 348)
  3. facing south-east. (thing 349)
  4. facing south-west. (thing 350)
  5. facing north-west. (thing 351)


Map data[edit]

Things 377
Vertices 3885*
Linedefs 3458
Sidedefs 5757
Sectors 600
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2916.


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

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