Saboteur Assemblies

Spell Level 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

Note: An M or F in the Comp column denotes a spell with a material or focus component, respectively, that is not normally included in a spell component pouch.

1st-Level Saboteur Traps
Formula Name Comp. Description Source
Wards an area for 2 hours/level. ARG
Burning Hands
1d4/level fire damage (max 5d4). PZO1110
Cause Fear
One creature of 5 HD or less flees for 1d4 rounds. CRB
Color Spray
Knocks unconscious, blinds, and/or stuns weak creatures. CRB
Confusion, Lesser
One creature is confused for 1 round. PZO1110
Corrosive Touch
Touch attack deals 1d4 acid/level. UM
Discerning Trap Extension

Trap placed in same space has specific triggering conditions.
Ear-Piercing Scream
Deal sonic damage and daze target. UM
Expeditious Excavation
Moves 5-ft. cubes of earth. PZO1115
Faerie Fire
Outlines subjects with light, canceling blur, concealment, and the like. PZO1110
Flare Burst
As flare, but on all creatures within 10 ft. PZO1115
Glue Seal
Makes one 5-ft. square or one object sticky. ACG
Makes 10-ft. square or one object slippery. CRB
Hideous Laughter
Subject loses actions for 1 round/ level. PZO1110
Invisibility Alarm
As alarm, but reacting only to invisible creatures. PZO1129
Magic Missile
1d4+1 damage; +1 missile per two levels above 1st (max 5). PZO1110
Memory Lapse
Subject forgets events back to last turn. PZO1115
Obscuring Mist
Fog surrounds you. PZO1110
Ray of Enfeeblement
Ray causes 1d6 Str penalty + 1 per 2 levels. CRB
Ray of Sickening
Ray makes the subject sickened. UM
Reduce Person
Humanoid creature halves in size. PZO1110
Shocking Grasp
Touch delivers 1d6/level electricity damage (max 5d6). CRB
Shrapnel Burst

Jagged shards deal 1d4/level.
Silent Image
Creates minor illusion of your design. CRB
Puts 4 HD of creatures into magical slumber. PZO1110
Stumble Gap F Small hole trips creatures. PZO1115
Trip one creature within range. PZO1129
Touch of Combustion
Touched target ignites in flame, suffering 1d6 fire damage and possibly catching on fire PZO1121
Touch of Gracelessness
Subject loses 1d6 + 1 Dex/two levels and is prone to falling down. APG

2nd-Level Saboteur Traps
Formula Name Comp. Description Source
Acid Arrow
Ranged touch attack; 2d4 damage for 1 round + 1 round/three levels. PZO1110
Aggressive Thundercloud
Flying storm cloud deals 3d6 electricity damage. ACG
Makes subject blind or deaf. CRB
Create Pit F Creates an extradimensional pit. PZO1115
20-ft. radius of supernatural shadow. CRB
Daze Monster
Living creature of 6 HD or less loses its next action. PZO1110
Dead Weight

Dense ball of metal weighs target down.
Dust of Twilight
Black particles extinguish light sources. APG
Flaming Sphere
Rolling ball of fire deals 3d6 fire damage. PZO1110
Fog Cloud
Fog obscures vision. CRB
Frost Fall
The area is covered in a chilling frost. UC
Ghoul Touch
Paralyzes one subject, which exudes stench that makes those nearby sickened. PZO1110
Blinds creatures, outlines invisible creatures. CRB
Haunting Mists
Creatures are shaken and take Wis damage. UM
Hold Person
Paralyzes one humanoid for 1 round/level. PZO1110
Hypnotic Pattern
Fascinates (2d4 + level) HD of creatures. CRB
Minor Image
As silent image, plus some sound. CRB
Molten Orb
Molten metal splash weapon deals 2d6 fire damage plus ongoing damage. PZO1129
Pulling Chains

Strong chains pull creatures within 20 ft. towards a center point.
Panics creatures of less than 6 HD. CRB
Scorching Ray
Ranged touch attack deals 4d6 fire damage, + 1 ray/four levels (max 3). PZO1110
Shadow Anchor Target needs to make a bull rush to move more than 5 feet away from his current square. ARG
Sonic energy damages objects or crystalline creatures. PZO1110
Negates sound in 20-ft. radius. CRB
Spontaneous Immolation
Target takes 3d6 points of fire damage and catches on fire. PZO1118
Sound Burst
Deals 1d8 sonic damage and may stun subjects. CRB
Stealth Trap Extension

Trap placed in same space is harder to detect and disarm.
Stone Call
2d6 damage to all creatures in area. PZO1115
Stricken Heart
Touch attack deals 3d6 damage and staggers target. ACG
Touch of Idiocy
Subject takes 1d6 penalty to Int, Wis, and Cha. PZO1110
Twilight Haze
Illusory fog obscures vision. ACG
Unshakable Chill
Target is afflicted with severe cold. PZO1117
Fills 20-ft.-radius spread with sticky spiderwebs that can grapple foes and impair movement. CRB

3rd-Level Saboteur Traps
Formula Name Comp. Description Source
Air Geyser
Blast of air deals 2d6 bludgeoning damage and knocks opponent upward. PZO1129
Aqueous Orb
Creates rolling sphere of water. PZO1115
Ash Storm
Hamper vision and movement. PZO1117
Binding Chains

Chains pin or entangle a creature.

Target object or creature burns, taking 4d4 fire damage each round.
Subjects behave oddly for 1 round/level. PZO1110
60-ft. radius of bright light. CRB
Deep Slumber
Puts 10 HD of creatures to sleep. PZO1110
Deeper Darkness
Object sheds supernatural shadow in 60-ft. radius. CRB
Dispel Magic
Cancels one magical spell or effect. CRB
Subjects within cone flee for 1 round/level. CRB
1d6 damage per level, 20-ft. radius. PZO1110
Force Punch
Target takes force damage and is pushed away. PZO1117
Howling Agony
Screaming pain limits the target’s actions. UM
Lightning Bolt
Electricity deals 1d6/level damage. CRB
Loathsome Veil
Nauseate and/or sicken weak creatures. UM
Major Image
As silent image, plus sound, smell, and thermal effects. CRB
Needle Storm

Burst of needles deals 1d8/2 levels, bleeds foes struck.
Observation Trap Extension

Trap placed in same space creatures a scrying sensor when triggered.
Pain Strike
Inflicts 1d6 nonlethal damage 1 round/level. APG
Pellet Blast M Creates an explosion of conjured metal pellets. PZO1118
Ray of Exhaustion
Ray makes subject exhausted. CRB
Sleet Storm
Hampers vision and movement. CRB
One subject/level takes only one action/round, –1 to AC, Reflex saves, and attack rolls. CRB
Spiked Pit
As create pit, but filled with spikes. PZO1115
Stinking Cloud
Nauseating vapors, 1 round/level. CRB
Thunderstomp, Greater
Trip multiple creatures within range. PZO1129
Wind Wall
Deflects arrows, smaller creatures, and gases. PZO1110

4th-Level Saboteur Traps
Formula Name Comp. Description Source
Acid Pit F Creates a pit with a layer of acid on the bottom. PZO1115
Aggressive Thundercloud, Greater
Flying storm cloud deals 6d6 electricity damage. ACG
Bestow Curse
–6 to an ability score; –4 on attack rolls, saves, and checks; or 50% chance of losing each action. CRB
Black Tentacles
Tentacles grapple all creatures within a 20-ft. spread. CRB
Confuse Constructs

Constructs behave oddly or go berserk.
Infects subject with chosen disease. PZO1110
Creeping Ice
Sheet of ice slowly spreads outward on a horizontal surface. ACG
Daze, Mass
As daze, but affecting multiple creatures. PZO1117
Dimensional Anchor
Bars extradimensional movement. PZO1110
Subject gains 1d4 negative levels. CRB
Flaming Sphere, Greater
Rolling ball of fire deals 6d6 fire damage and ignites targets. PZO1129
Hold Monster
As hold person, but any creature. PZO1110
Ice Storm
Hail deals 5d6 damage in cylinder 40 ft. across. CRB

Conjure one ball metal ball/4 levels to damage and push foes.
Obsidian Flow
Converts the surface of the ground into molten glass. PZO1118
Phantasmal Killer
Fearsome illusion kills subject or deals 3d6 damage. CRB
Rainbow Pattern
Lights fascinate 24 HD of creatures. CRB
Resilient Sphere
Force globe protects but traps one subject. PZO1110
Deafens all within cone and deals 5d6 sonic damage. PZO1110
Solid Fog
Blocks vision and slows movement. CRB
Spellcrash, Lesser
Target loses a 3rd-level prepared spell or spell slot. PZO1129
Teleporting Trap Extension

Trap placed in same space lets you teleport to it when triggered.
True Form
Removes polymorph effects. PZO1115
Volcanic Storm
Hot rocks deal 5d6 damage. PZO1117
Wall of Fire
Deals 2d4 fire damage out to 10 ft. and 1d4 out to 20 ft. Passing through wall deals 2d6 damage + 1/level. PZO1110

5th-Level Saboteur Traps
Formula Name Comp. Description Source
Acidic Spray M 1d6/level acid damage plus 1 round of acid. UM
Baleful Polymorph
Turns subject into harmless animal. PZO1110
Kills 3 HD or less; 4–6 HD save or die, 6+ HD take Con damage. CRB
Cone of Cold
1d6/level cold damage. CRB
Forces a creature to return to its native plane. PZO1110
Dispel Magic, Greater
As dispel magic, but can affect multiple targets. CRB
Subject’s Int and Cha drop to 1. PZO1110
Hungry Pit
As create pit, but dealing 4d6 damage to those in it as it closes. PZO1115
Icy Prison
Thick ice holds and damages the target. UM
Iron Maiden

Large iron maiden traps creature within.
Pain Strike, Mass
As pain strike, but affects multiple creatures. APG
Persistent Image
As major image, but no concentration required. CRB
Phantasmal Web
Catches subjects in illusory web. APG
Sprawling Trap Extension

Trap placed in same space has larger trigger area.
Target quickly suffocates to death. APG
Waves of Fatigue
Several targets become fatigued. CRB

6th-Level Saboteur Traps
Spell Name Comp. Description Source
Acid Fog
Fog deals acid damage. CRB
Antimagic Field
Negates magic within 10 ft. PZO1110
Banshee Blast
Cone deals 1d4 per level and panics creatures. ACG
Bladed Ground

Spiky ground deals 1d6/level, slows movement of creatures.
Chain Lightning
1d6/level damage and 1 secondary bolt/level. CRB
Chains of Fire F 1d6/level damage and 1 secondary bolt/level. PZO1121
Circle of Death M Kills 1d4/level HD of creatures. CRB
Curse, Major
As bestow curse, but harder to remove. PZO1117
Reduces one creature or object to dust. PZO1110
Flesh to Stone
Turns subject creature into statue. PZO1110
Forcecage M Cube or cage of force imprisons all inside. PZO1110
Freezing Sphere
Freezes water or deals cold damage. CRB
Resetting Trap Exension
Trap placed in same space can trigger multiple times.

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