A set of golden kettlebells sits on the floor.

Magical Trap


The kettlebells drain strength.

There are two kettlebells, each labelled “44 lb”.

A DC 14 Intelligence (Arcana) check detects that the gold is just an illusion, and they are made of ordinary iron.

A DC 12 Intelligence (Investigation) check reveals that the kettlebells, if made of gold, are far too large to only way 44 lbs.

If a kettlebell is picked up, it does, indeed weigh 44 lbs. The target must make a DC 14 Constitution saving throw or take 1d6 strength damage. As long as the target is in possession of the kettlebell, they must make a new save each round. The damage can only be removed by a greater restoration spell or by achieving a level of experience.

A detect magic detects an aura of illusion on each kettlebell. 

A dispel magic dispels the gold illusion on a single kettlebell. A 2nd spell must be cast to destroy the strength draining effect.

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