E4M12: The Hand of the Wicked (The Joy of Mapping 6)

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The Joy of Mapping 6 maps
Ep.1: Tech Gone Bad

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 FINAL SCRT1 SCRT2

Ep.2: Anomaly Reborn

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 FINAL SCRT1

Ep.3: Doom Is Eternal

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 FINAL SCRT1

Ep.4: All That Remains
This level occupies the map slot E4M12. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E4M12.
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E4M12: The Hand of the Wicked is the twelfth map in the All That Remains episode of The Joy of Mapping 6: Joy Eternal. It was designed by Nirvana and uses the music track "The Rat Chamber" from Secret of Evermore, composed by Jeremy Soule and sequenced to MIDI by The Jade Emperor. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 6:30.


Map of The Hand of the Wicked
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. Behind the starting point, the shotgun counts as a secret. (thing 556)
  2. When you get to the east temple, head behind the big tree to the east to find a chaingun, a health bonus, a box of rockets, and an ammo clip. (sector 178)
  3. The chaingun in Secret #2 counts as a secret. (thing 236)
  4. In the east temple, head west from the plasma gun and jump to the candelabra. Touch it, then drop down and head northwest to get a berserk pack. (thing 86)
  5. Drop down south from the yellow key to get a megaarmor. (thing 400)
  6. A hanging torso at the northwest end of the main area counts as a secret, but there is no way to trigger this secret. (thing 559)


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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
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on February 27, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 561
Vertices 4855
Linedefs 5283
Sidedefs 9435
Sectors 548


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

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