A bamboo door is here, with gaps between the bamboo shoots.

Mechanical Trap


Two coconuts hanging from ropes are hidden in the thatched ceiling. They swing down when the door is opened.

A DC 12 Wisdom (Perception) check detects two coconuts in the ceiling, tied to ropes that are attached to the door.

A DC 12 Intelligence (Investigation) check reveals through the gaps in the door what must be the room of a goblin or similar creature.

When the door is opened, any target of size Medium or larger must make a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw, or get hit by two swinging coconuts. This causes 1d4 bludgeoning damage, and the target is stunned for 1 round.

The ropes to the coconuts are easily cut. The target can also duck low when opening the door, and the coconuts will swing harmlessly overhead.

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