Sodium Chest


A metal chest sits in the corner.

Mechanical Trap

The chest is half full of water. A chunk of sodium is lodged in the lid which falls into the water when opened.

A DC 12 Wisdom (Perception) check detects traces of water near the base of the chest that appears to be leaking from the chest.

When the chest is opened, the sodium falls into the water. All targets within 15′ take 4d6 fire damage, with a DC 16 Dexterity saving throw halving this damage.

The trap can be disabled by drilling a hole in the bottom of the chest and allowing the water to drain out.

If the chest is shaken vigorously, via a DC 14 Strength check, the sodium will fall into the water. As long as the chest is still locked, no damage will happen. If the chest has been unlocked, it will be set off as above.



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