Ancient Box Trap

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The Ancient Box Trap is a Forgotten type weapon.

Ancient Box Trap
Power Type: Forgotten
Weapon Statistics Weapon Info
Power: 4,300 Title Required: Hero
Power Bonus: 10% Cost: 158,175
Attraction Bonus: 0% Limited Edition: No
Luck: 4 Crafted: Yes
Cheese Effect: No Effect Smashable: No
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The ancient ghost mice which roamed Gnawnia before even the castle existed require an old-fashioned trap strategy, and the Ancient Box Trap is about as old-fashioned as they come. A heavy stone box teeters precariously upon an Ancient Relic Staff, waiting for a mouse to pull the Ethereal Rope and cause the box to slam shut and magically fuse with the base. This may seem like a deceptively simple trap set-up, but ancient mice enjoy the classics.

Obtained Via

The Ancient Box Trap is not sold by any Trapsmith. It can only be crafted using the proper components.


Formula: Ancient Box Trap
Recipe can be unlocked by: Catch any of the following:
Chitinous Mouse
Fetid Swamp Mouse
Jurassic Mouse
Magma Carrier Mouse
Primal Mouse
Stonework Warrior Mouse
Item Qty Cost (Each) Source
Ancient Box Trap Blueprints 1 158,175
  • Combine 1 each of
Ancient Frayed Blueprint Piece
Ancient Mangled Blueprint Piece
Ancient Ripped Blueprint Piece
Ancient Torn Blueprint Piece
Ancient Relic Staff 1 N/A
Encrusted Metal of Time 1 N/A
Engraved Solid Stone Slab 1 N/A
Ethereal Rope 1 N/A
Hinge of Eternity 1 N/A
Timeless Mystic Gem 1 N/A
Total 158,175 gold
Recipe costs represent Shoppe prices only. The cost of items obtained through other sources will affect the total cost of crafting.

Related Weapons


History and Trivia

  • 2 September 2009: Before this date, a minimum of 19,000,000 points was required to craft the Ancient Box Trap. The point requirement was lowered to make the trap accessible to most hunters with the title of Knight.
  • 8 June 2010: Prior the release of MouseHunt version 3.0, the description was:
"A trap design that has long withstood the test of time. The parts of this trap emit a powerful glow capable of mesmerizing power-hungry, greedy mice. The heavy stone box teeters precariously upon the Ancient Relic Staff awaiting a mouse to pull the Ethereal Rope and cause the box to slam shut and magically fuse with the base. It is only this simple, long-forgotten trap that is capable of defeating the powerful Acolyte mouse."
  • 29 July 2015: The point requirement for the Ancient Box Trap was lowered from 17,000,000 to 13,500,000.
  • Before the point requirement for the Ancient Box Trap was removed, if you attempt to craft this weapon with fewer than 13,500,000 points, the following message is displayed:
Unable to craft item.
You are attempting to craft a trap component that you do not meet the points requirement for.
You require 13,500,000 points to craft this component.