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|Purpose: The Hand seek to gain power
|First Appearance: Daredevil Vol.1 168
|Base Of Operations: Worldwide
|Grudges: Daredevil and Wolverine
|Hand members are experts in unarmed combat, swordplay, weaponry, camouflage, escape and evasion. Hand members usually carry swords and throwing stars.
|Magic: Members of the Hand are practitioners of powerful occult magic and can murder a person and bring that person back to life as a servant of the Hand.
|The Hand is a cult of evil mystical ninja who are heavily involved in organized crime and mercenary activities such as assassination plots. The Hand covets power above all other objectives. They are primarily based in Japan, but operate internationally. They were founded in the 16th century and soon became servants of the primordial demon known only as the Beast.