MAP18: Hell's Signs (TNT: Revilution)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP18. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP18.
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MAP18: Hell's Signs is the eighteenth map of TNT: Revilution. It was designed by Alexander S. (Eternal) and uses the music track "Reaching Deeper," by Tristan Clark. The par time is 9:00.


Map of Hell's Signs
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. In the area left of the starting point on the map (there's a stalactite leaking water onto a tiny pond), open the door here into the red rock region. Press on the switch at the base of the torch and quickly climb the steps to the right up to the lowered lift, which takes you to a berserk pack. (sector 89)
  2. At the lava chasm south of the map start, there is a gargoyle switch in the lava on the west side. Use it, but instead of going through where the red bar was blocking a passage by the switch, head northeast, towards a ledge that is lowering, which has a box of shotgun shells and an imp. (sector 55)
  3. Ride the ledge that is Secret #2 up and enter the next room via the grated wall. The north side is another lift, leading down. In the small red room, notice the ledges on the east wall. Time a jump so you land on these ledges, and then maneuver your way north to where a megasphere is. Shoot at the demonic marble face here to raise up a section of rock nearby, which has a BFG9000. (sector 113)
  4. In the red rock area on the west side of the map, a candle denotes a section of wall that hides a secret. To reach it, from the steps leading to it, run up and open the door, then head through the passage as quickly as possible. Go through here to find a rocket launcher and some rockets. (sector 211)
  5. Take the teleporter unlocked by the red key to appear in the southeast part of the map, where a flickering candle sits in front of a marble wall with a Hell noble's face. Press on this wall to briefly lower another wall to the right, leading to a small room with a plasma gun, health and armor bonuses, energy cells, and a soul sphere. (sector 357)
  6. After you finish the puzzle chamber north of secret #5 and free the cacodemon, press the wall with the Hell noble face to get a computer area map. (sector 360)


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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 7:59.06 lirui1001 2019-09-24
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 4, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 22)
  2. facing north. (thing 24)
  3. facing south. (thing 27)
  4. facing south-east. (thing 29)
  5. facing south. (thing 422)


Map data[edit]

Things 434
Vertices 2693*
Linedefs 2757
Sidedefs 4002
Sectors 472
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2271.


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]

The level is based heavily on MAP16: Deepest Reaches from TNT: Evilution. The name of the music track references this, and it too is based on the track used on the original map.


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