Ancient Box Trap

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Ancient Box Trap
Power Type: Forgotten
Weapon Statistics Weapon Info
Power: 4,300 Title Required: ??
Power Bonus: 10% Cost: ≥158,175
Attraction Bonus: 0% Limited Edition: ??
Luck: 4 Crafted: ??
Cheese Effect: No Effect Smashable: ??
Larry's Loot Lexicon: ?? Image: External Link
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.

The Ancient Box Trap is currently the only Forgotten type weapon and is the third most powerful weapon overall.

Purchasing Info

The Ancient Box Trap is not sold by any Trapsmith, thus it is non-refundable. It can only be crafted given the proper ingredients.


Formula: Ancient Box Trap
Description Qty Cost
Ancient Box Trap Blueprints 1 158,175/Crafting
Engraved Solid Stone Slab 1 Loot
Ethereal Rope 1 Loot
Ancient Relic Staff 1 Loot
Timeless Mystic Gem 1 Loot
Encrusted Metal of Time 1 Loot
Hinge of Eternity 1 Loot
Total 158,175+

The total cost of crafting only includes direct vendor costs. Variable costs in acquiring the ingredients are not included, such as the cost of acquiring the Blueprint pieces held by the tribal chiefs and the 6 loot items from the Jungle of Dread.

Warning: Heroes may lose ingredients when crafting this weapon since it requires 7 ingredients.

Trap Effectiveness

The Ancient Box Trap, being a Forgotten type weapon, is only of normal effectiveness against the Arcane type mice — such as the Acolyte — it is designed to capture. It is also of normal effectiveness against Forgotten type mice and Shadow type mice, but it is less effective against all other types of mice.

History and Trivia

Before 2 September 2009, the weapon's point requirement was 19,000,000. It was changed in the interest of making the Ancient Box Trap accessible to most hunters with the title of Knight.

If you attempt to craft this weapon with less than 17 million points, you will get the following message:

Unable to craft item.
You are attempting to craft a trap component that you do not meet the points requirement for.
You require 17,000,000 points to craft this component.

Combined Trap Statistics

Shown in the table below are the statistics when combined with the respective Bases. Click on the sorting box beside a particular attribute to do a quick comparison.

Base Power Power Bonus Attraction Bonus Luck Cheese Effect
Aqua Base 4,983 10% 0% 12 48No Effect
Birthday Cake Base 5,415 21% 5% 4 48No Effect
Dehydration Base 4,978 10% 5% 8 60Insanely Fresh
Explosive Base 5,290 15% 5% 4 45Stale
Magma Base 5,428 18% 5% 14 36Insanely Stale
Polar Base 5,400 20% 0% 8 60Insanely Fresh
Stone Base 5,340 20% 0% 4 51Fresh
Tribal Base 5,728 28% 2% 4 51Fresh
Wooden Base 4,769 10% 0% 4 54Very Fresh
Wooden Base with Target 4,813 10% 20% 4 48No Effect