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Let's say a Spiderman-type character with a Basic Binding attack (binding webs) sneaks up and successfully hits a Nightcrawler-type character (instant Warp) with a powerful Binding Attack. The Nightcrawler-type can't use Move or Change Posture maneuvers. Can the Nightcrawler-type use Warp and move his body out of the binding webs?

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Yes, Nightcrawler can escape from the webs by teleporting.

Binding only prevents Move, Change Posture, and facing changes. It doesn't prevent anything that it doesn't mention: it doesn't prevent attacking from inside the webs, seeing out, or using powers such as Warp.

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SevenSide Die response is correct except in one respect. The character may still be bound after using the Warp. It depends on how the power is set up. One characteristic of the binding attack is that it can be destroyed by an external force so the referee will have to use his common sense in adjudicating this with the Warp power.

But to reiterate, sans limitations, nothing prevents the target of a binding attack from activating a warp based power.

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Yes, that's a good caveat. I was working with the fictional setups of Spiderman and Nightcrawler, but a binding that, say, paralyzed the target's muscles would not prevent a warp, but would still be in effect at the destination. –  SevenSidedDie Feb 6 at 19:17

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