E1M6: Grimoire Haeresis (Realm of Parthoris)

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This level occupies the map slot E1M6. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M6.
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E1M6: Grimoire Haeresis is the sixth map of Realm of Parthoris. It was designed by SYS and uses the music track "Saboteur," by Gus Knezevich (Alfonzo).


Map of Grimoire Haeresis
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. Head along the water east of your starting point all the way until it dead-ends at a switch. After using it, head west from the starting point until you reach an opening on the west side. Drop in and climb the steps up. The wall will open up revealing a switch and an emblem, and by pressing the emblem, you will find an Enchanted Shield. (sector 57)
  2. Head through the water behind your starting point and lower the wall at the southwest corner for a passage leading to the Energy Orbs, Torch, and Tome of Power behind the water cage. (sector 88)
  3. In the dining room southeast of where the blue key is, lower the crate with the Hellstaff to find a Bag of Holding. (sector 151)
  4. Lower the crate next to Secret #3 to get Greater Runes. (sector 143)
  5. Head to the upper floor of the dining area and go behind the counter. Press on the black wall to get a Quartz Flask and a Quiver of Ethereal Arrows. (sector 170)
  6. Press the switch in the far northwest corner of the map, then return to the water where the switch was (mentioned in Secret #1). The teleporter in the southwest corner is accessible now, and you can use it to reach a Ring of Invincibility. (sector 101)
  7. Approach the switch in the far northwestern part of the map, then head back to the outside area where the starting point was. The northern building is now accessible. Inside are Quartz Flasks, Lesser Runes, and a Quiver of Ethereal Arrows. (sector 334)
  8. Press on the mural next to the exit door to discover the secret exit. (sector 653)


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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


Map data[edit]

Things 424
Vertices 3773*
Linedefs 3774
Sidedefs 6135
Sectors 689
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 3226.


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

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