Light Switch


A lever serves to open up the portcullis ahead.

Magical Trap

While the lever does open the portcullis, it also creates magical darkness.

When the lever is pulled, the portcullis takes 1 round to fully open. At the same time, an area in a 15′ radius around the portcullis is plunged into magical darkness. This darkness cannot be penetrated with darkvision or non-magical light sources. The darkness lasts  for 10 minutes.

A spell or other effect that can sense the presence of magic, such as Detect Magic, reveals an aura of evocation on the portcullis.

A spell such as Dispel Magic cast onto the portcullis will dispel the trap. Any effect that suppresses magic will cause the trap not to activate for the duration of the effect. If the darkness is present, it will also dispel the darkness for the duration of the effect.


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