Dread Portal
Object
Level 13 TrapXP 800

Detect Perception or Arcana DC 29

Initiative

Immune attacks

Triggered Actions

Attack (necrotic) At-Will

Trigger: A creature touches the door or the doorway with anything other than the proper key.

Attack (Immediate Reaction): Melee 1 (triggering creature); +16 vs. Fortitude

Hit: Ongoing 15 necrotic damage, and the target is weakened (save ends both).

Miss: Ongoing 10 necrotic damage (save ends).

Effect

Trigger: The door in the doorway is broken or otherwise destroyed.

Effect: (No Action): An oblivion wraith (Open Grave, page 193) appears and attacks whoever destroyed the door.

Countermeasures

Disarm: Arcana (trained only) or Thievery DC 29. Success: The character defaces the right runes to disarm the trap. Failure (24 or lower): The character triggers the trap.

Published in Dungeon Magazine 201.