Razor Attic Stairs

A small rope pull hangs down from the attic access stair trap door.

Mechanical Trap


When the rope is pulled, instead of a set of stairs, the trap door opens and a large razor blade slides out.

A DC 12 Wisdom (Perception) check reveals that the floor under the trap door has been gouged a few times.

A DC 14 Intelligence (Investigation) check detects that the weight of the door is not what would be expected for stairs.

When the trap door is pulled open, the target must make a DC 14 Dexterity saving throw. On a failure, they take 8d6 slashing damage.

The blade can be secured by opening the door slightly and jamming it. This requires a successful DC 13 Dexterity check with thieves’ tools.

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