Death Strangler Vines
Level 28 Blaster
The vines lash out at anything that approaches.Trap: When the trap is triggered, the vines grab intruders, hold them in place, and slowly squeeze the life out of them.Perception DC 28: Just before a character enters the area with the vines, the vegetation twitches and slithers forward slightly.Nature DC 33: The character recognizes the distinctive leaves of death strangler vines and knows what they’re capable of.TriggerWhen a Huge or smaller enemy enters a square with vines, they animate and attack that creature with the following attack, but as an immediate reaction instead of a standard action. Then roll for the vines’ initiative. They act each round on that turn, until no creature is within the trigger area.AttackImmediate Reaction or Standard Action or Opportunity Action or Free Action Melee 0
Target: One creatureAttack: +28 vs. ReflexHit: 2d8 + 10 damage, and the target is restrained and takes ongoing 10 necrotic damage.Countermeasures Acrobatics DC 28 or Athletics DC 28: A restrained character can use an escape action to free himself and end the necrotic damage.
Each square of vines has AC 10, Reflex 10, Fortitude 28, and hp 200. When reduced to 0 hit points, the vines in that square are destroyed.
Published in Dungeon Magazine 175, page(s) 37.