Water Pit
Terrain
Level 4 HazardXP 150

Detect Perception DC 21

Initiative -

Immune attacks

Triggered Actions

Attack At-Will

Trigger: A creature enters one of the pit’s four squares.

Attack (No Action): Melee 1 (the triggering creature); +7 vs. Reflex

Hit: The target falls into the pit and is fully submerged in water. The target can escape from the pit by making a DC 10 Athletics check as a move action or by swimming to the surface.

Miss: The target returns to the last square it occupied before entering a pit square, and its movement ends immediately.

Effect: The pit is no longer hidden.

Countermeasures

Jump: Athletics DC 20 (this is always a standing jump because of the water; if the jumping creature has the swamp walk trait and a running start for the jump, the DC is 10) Success: The creature jumps over the pit.

Published in Dungeon Magazine 186.