MAP23: Nexus (Doom Core)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP23. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP23.

MAP23: Nexus is the twenty-third map of Doom Core. It was designed by Michael Jan Krizik (valkiriforce) and uses the music track from Heretic E1M9, composed by Kevin Schilder.

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Map of Nexus
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]


There are no official secrets on this map.


  • After the red key door, go up the steps until you reach a platform with a mancubus. Face north on the top step and walk off the edge to land on a megasphere.


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As this level does not contain official secrets, the NM 100S category is redundant.

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 1:43.80 Ricardo Bischoff (Rizera) 2011-07-18 Listed in NM 100S on DSDA
UV max 4:26.77 Yousuf Anik 2016-03-19
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on January 16, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing south-east. (thing 551)
  2. facing north. (thing 552)
  3. facing east. (thing 553)
  4. facing north. (thing 554)
  5. facing west. (thing 555)
  6. facing north-west. (thing 556)
  7. facing south. (thing 566)
  8. facing north. (thing 567)


Map data[edit]

Things 586
Vertices 1568*
Linedefs 1608
Sidedefs 2387
Sectors 189
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1301.


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

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