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5e Generators Guide to Dungeons and Traps

Duncan Thomson

Traps, doors and encounters among the generators for creating dungeons for 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons.

Related Generator Guides include Dungeon Maps and system-neutral Dungeons Guide.

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Disclaimer. I'm an affiliate for DM's Guild and I also create a lot of products with random tables on DM's Guild..

Dungeon Generators

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Starting off is a generator using the tables from the Dungeon Master's Guide at Chartopia. It has filters

Next is a dungeon map and dungeon room generator from donjon, one of the most recommended tools around.

For simple ideas the Dungeon Idea Generator gives a location, creator, purpose and history.

Kassoon has a random dungeon generator where you can tinker with areas such as the Dungeon Start, doors, contents, random hazards and random traps

Traps and Puzzles

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Dungeons need traps for adventurers to encounter.

Donjon has a trap generators which gives 10 traps each time with filters for level and danger. OMGM has a trap generator with details of trigger, save DC, how to spot the trap or the trigger

DND Speak gives a table with 58 deadly traps and hazards

5thdnd has a trap description generator with details of what is seen and how it might be avoided and other hazards. Another generator from 5nddnd will tell you if a door is locked or trapped.

Dungeon Encounters

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Filling our dungeons with monsters are 100 Interesting Dungeon Encounters from dndspeak.

Kobold Fight Club has an option for selecting "Dungeon" as the environment as well as several other encounter filters.

Dungeon PDFs at DM's Guild

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If you like random tables in pdf format then the DM's Guild has a few choices.

The Caverns of Chaos has puzzles, riddles, tricks and traps

The Random Dungeon Room Generator has rooms and chambers covered.

For more on doors you can try Deadly Dungeon Doors with tables including wooden, exotic, door traps and oddities

A Pay What You Want resource for low-level dungeons is Random Encounters: Dungeon Levels 1-3

5E Dungeon Tool Recommendations

I'll keep this guide updated so please suggest D&D generators in the comments or over at the rpg_generators subreddit

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