Covered Spiked Pit Trap
Level 1 Elite Warder
XP 200

Trap: A moth-eaten rug covers a 10-foot-deep pit. Jagged spikes coated with poison have been placed at the bottom of the pit.Perception     DC 17: The character notices that the center of the rug droops, as if there is a hollow space beneath it.TriggerThe trap attacks when a creature enters any of the 8 squares occupied by the rug.AttackImmediate Reaction      Melee
Attack: +6 vs. ReflexHit: Target falls into the pit, takes 2d10 damage and ongoing 5 poison damage (save ends), and falls prone.Miss: Target returns to the last square it occupied and its move action ends immediately.Effect: The rug falls into the pit and it is no longer hidden.Countermeasures     An adjacent character can push the rug into the pit (standard action) so it is no longer hidden.
     A character can jump over the pit.
     Athletics DC 10: A character can climb out of the pit with a successful check.

Published in Dungeon Magazine 178, page(s) 49.