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Authors Brad Spencer and Karthik Abhiram
Port Vanilla Doom
Year 2003
Link Doomworld/idgames
This level occupies the map slot MAP01. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP01.
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Metamorphism is a single-level PWAD for Doom II that was released on June 19, 2003. It was designed by Brad Spencer (Vorpal) and Karthik Abhiram and uses the music track "Legion of the Lost" by L.A. Sieben, from TNT: Evilution.


Map of Metamorphism
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. Enter the room east of the start and open the south wall to get a computer area map. (sector 21)
  2. Drop to the center of the starting room and go to the north door. Lower a wall to the west to get a chainsaw. (sector 69)
  3. Drop to the center of the starting room and go towards the northeast window (which has the yellow key). In order to get this secret, you need to position yourself underneath the window, face northeast, and press use. If you do it right, a door will open. Take the north door and use the switch to the east to lower the lift. Ride up to see an open teleporter to the south. (sector 93)
  4. The teleporter will take you to a megasphere. (sector 603)
  5. In the sewer area, head to the south side where six cages are. Enter the middle one at the north wall and open the back wall to find a megaarmor. (sector 322)
  6. In the brick room surrounded by the sewers, find the blood fountain and use the back wall to find a BFG9000. (sector 540)
  7. After getting the blue key, return to the gray room north of the brick room and head east to a backpack and health bonuses. (sector 396)


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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 10:00.89 vdgg 2011-11-07
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on January 28, 2024.


Map data[edit]

Things 733
Vertices 4242*
Linedefs 4108
Sidedefs 2639
Sectors 731
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 3494.


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

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