Level 1 Lurker
A putrid green boulder shudders and explodes, spreading razor shards across the battlefield.Hazard: A boulder filling 1 square makes a burst 3 attack and creates a zone of difficult terrain.Perception No check is required to see the stone.Arcana DC 15: The character recognizes the stone’s nature.Initiative +5TriggerWhen a creature moves adjacent to the stone, it rolls initiative and attacks.AttackStandard Action Close burst 3
Target: All creatures in burstAttack: +4 vs. ReflexHit: 1d8 + 3 damage.Effect The burst creates a zone of difficult terrain that lasts until the end of the encounter.Countermeasures A character can attack the stone (AC 20, other defenses 15; hp 20; resist 5 all). When reduced to 0 hit points, the stone explodes in a close burst 3, as above.
Published in Dragon Magazine Annual.