Black Powder Oven


The kitchen is immaculate.

Mechanical Trap

The oven is locked and contains a bag of black powder. One of the jars of flour is full of gold, but if it’s opened or moved, it turns the oven on.

A DC 12 Wisdom (Perception) check reveals that one of the flour canisters sits on a piece of twine that disappears behind the counter top.

When the bowl is moved, the twine retracts, which turns on the oven. In 1d4 rounds, the black powder ignites. All targets in the kitchen take 6d6 fire damage, 1d6 bludgeoning damage, and 2d6 piercing damage. A DC 14 Dexterity saving throw halves all the damage.

The trap can be disabled in two ways. The twine can be anchored with a successful DC 12 Dexterity (Sleight of Hand) check, or can be disabled at the oven with a successful DC 14 Dexterity check with thieves’ tools. Failure on either of these sets off the trap.



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