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Trap Summary
Acid Sprayer A pressure plate that sprays a liquid.
Arc Axe An axe that is hidden around a corner, it swings upon the activation of a pressure plate.
Atlas Ceiling A room that one must hold up something above the path in order to cross.
Burning Box Flame throwing room. The classic.
Chaos Crystal A gemstone which emits a chaotic magical aura.
Chest of Reflection A fortified chest that reflects damage.
Cuban Water Trap A dam which breaks when a trigger is tripped.
Devilish Doors Ooohhhh do you have any bones good sir?
Door of the Weak A door that is harder to open for the strong.
Fingerprick Cloning Pricks you finger, sends your DNA to a mad scientist who clones you and you need to fight yourself.
Flashbang A trap that by using magic to create intensive light, blinds creatures temporarily and stuns them psychologically
Freezeflame Fog A fog that is simultaneously scorching hot and freezing cold.
Gate of Stature A gate which changes the size of those that can fit through it.
Ghoul corridor
Growing and Shrinking Door It is just too little.
Identity Crisis Fume A magical mist that causes a temporary illusion concerning self.
Infinite Tunnel Wasn’t I just barely there?
Leechrune A magical rune that poisons a spellcaster's connections to The Weave.
Long Hallway A long hallway, where those who walk get so bored they forget what they are doing and walk back.
Magnetic Floor A trap that pins opponents and their weapons to the ground.
Mixed Nuts
Obelisk of many things A pillar taken from the realm of endor. All inspired by the tower of sauron.
Painless Death A trap that deals damage slowly and painlessly.
Pit of Hunger A trapdoor leading to a pit of mechanical teeth with an artificial stomach
Roguesbane A fake trap with a trapdoor by the disarming mechanism.
Rust Chamber A trap that rusts openly carried metal.
Shadowed Ice Rune A shadow that freezes all in its grasp.
Shrinking Cloud A cloud of gas that causes those caught within it to shrink.
Slamming Pillars Pillars designed to crush those that step on them against the ceiling.
Slime Floor A magical floor made of a slime that looks like the surrounding floor.
Stasis Snare A trap that causes paralysis.
Statue of Thought A statue that will fire a beam of energy at anything nearby until it solves a puzzle.
Stone Trap a magic trap that turns people to stone
Stones of Betrayal Enchanted Stones that cause rampant paranoia in whoever touches them.
Swinging Log A log rigged to swing, impacting anything in its path.
The Floor is Lava Sand that turns to lava when stepped on.
Trap Bowl A bowl with coins, and a liquid that dissolves flesh.
Wind Tunnel A hallway that can be blasted with wind, flinging players backward and potentially into hazards or other traps.
Wooden box with a Cupcake A trap designed for the very stupid or very hungry


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