Poison Rungs


Iron rungs attached to the brick lead downwards.

Mechanical Trap

The rungs are coated with a nearly invisible substance that causes fatigue and is indistinguishable from dust.

A DC 12 Intelligence (Nature) check reveals that the dust has a subtly different texture than expected.

A DC 14 Intelligence (Investigation) check shows that this dust is a mildly toxic powder.

Each time a target moves on the rungs, the target must make a DC 12 Constitution saving throw. Failure results in one level of exhaustion and the target blacks out for one round, falling from the ladder and taking the appropriate amount of falling damage.

The trap can be disabled by cleaning the rungs before using them. The target will have to wear some kind of mask or facial covering and wipe down each rung.



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