A holding door was a type of dweomered door that would immobilize any living creature that was vulnerable to mind-affecting magic. Those persons or creatures that were particularly strong-willed had a chance of breaking free before the end of the duration of the door's effects. [1]


These doors were often placed as a false exit for those who would be fleeing from danger.[1]


Holding doors were created with use of the hold monster spell.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Thomas Reid (October 2004). Shining South. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 56. ISBN 0-7869-3492-1.
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