Hidden Pit
Object
Level 1 TrapXP 100

Detect Perception DC 19

Initiative

Immune attacks

Triggered Actions

Attack Encounter

Trigger: A creature enters the trap’s square.

Attack (Immediate Reaction): Melee 1 (triggering creature); +4 vs. Reflex

Hit: The target falls 10 feet to the bottom of the pit, taking 1d10 damage and falling prone.

Miss: The target returns to the last square it occupied and its movement ends immediately.

Effect: The pit is no longer hidden.

Countermeasures

Reveal: Once the pit is detected, the covering tarp can be removed as a minor action (no skill check required).

Published in Dungeon Magazine 211.