Explosive Runes (4E)

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4ED&D 4E
4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons

This is a ritual description page for 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.

Explosive Runes

Dipping your quill in salamander blood, you scribe runes that glow like embers, then slowly fade to form an arcane trap.
Level: 5 Component Cost: 50gp
Category: Warding Market Price: 200gp
Time: 10 minutes Key Skill: Arcana (no check)
Duration: Until triggered

Creates an arcane trap; anyone reading the text the runes is included in cause them to explode as detailed below.

Explosive Runes Level 5 Elite Warder
Trap XP 400
A certain part of the text suddenly glows brightly, then explodes.
Elite Warder: A certain part of a text causes an explosion when read.
* DC 20 to notice the trap
Reading the text triggers an explosion.
Immediate reaction Close burst 1
Target: +10 vs. Reflex
Hit: Target takes 4d8 fire damage

Miss: Target takes half damage

* An adjacent character can disable the trap with a DC 20 Arcana or Thievery check.
  • An adjacent character can mark the dangerous passage and hide it, rendering it temporarily inert, with a DC 15 Arcana or Thievery check.
  • A character within range 5 can trigger the trap with a DC 10 Arcana check