Leghold Trap
Level 2 TrapXP 125

Detect Perception DC 20


HP 30 for the revealed jaws

AC 13, Fortitude 10, Reflex 10, Will

Immune necrotic, poison, psychic, radiant, forced movement, all conditions, ongoing damage

Triggered Actions

Attack Encounter

Trigger: A creature enters the trapped square.

Attack (Immediate Reaction): Melee 1 (triggering creature); +5 vs. Reflex

Hit: 1d10 + 3 damage, and the target is restrained (escape DC 20). Until this effect ends, the target takes ongoing 5 damage.


Disable: Thievery DC 20. Success: The character disables the pressure plate or jams the jaws open in the trapped square. Failure (15 or lower): The character triggers the trap.

Open Jaws: Athletics or Thievery DC 20. Success: The character forces open the trap’s jaws, ending the trap’s effect. Failure (15 or lower): The trapped creature takes 5 damage.

Published in Dungeon Magazine 201.