Shelf Nails


A few coins can be seen high up on a dusty shelf.

Mechanical Trap

The coins are set in the middle of the tops of rusty nails sticking up through the boards.

The nails can be seen with a DC 12 Wisdom (Perception) check.

There are 6gp on the shelf. A creature reaching for the coins must make a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw or take 1 point of piercing damage. If damaged, the creature must also make a DC 12 Constitution saving throw or also take 1 point of Constitution damage.

If the nails are detected, they can be easily avoided by making sure the entire shelf surface can be seen, such as looking at it while standing on a box.


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