Shallow Grave
Level 3 Obstacle
XP 150

The land is dotted with shallow pits, just deep enough to keep the rain from washing away the dirt covering fresh corpses inside.

Hazard: Shallow graves throughout the area quickly fill with a layer of foul-smelling dirt when anyone falls inside, making it hard to get out or make attacks.Perception     No check is necessary to notice the shallow graves.TriggerA creature ends its movement or ends its turn adjacent to a shallow grave.AttackNo Action      Melee
Target: Triggering creatureAttack: +10 vs. ReflexHit: The target is pulled 1 square into the shallow grave and restrained (save ends). The target does not get to save against being pulled over the precipice into the shallow grave.Countermeasures     Athletics DC 15: A creature restrained by a shallow grave can spend a move action to try and escape with an Athletics check. With a success, the creature is no longer restrained by the shallow grave.

Published in Dungeon Magazine 176, page(s) 46.