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Looking at the rules for mounted combat (PHB p. 198) and flying (PHB p. 191), you should bear the following in mind: The griffon acts and moves on the player's turn, and can only take the Dash, Disengage and Dodge actions. If the griffon falls prone or has its speed reduced to 0, it stops flying and falls to the ground. If the griffon is forced to move, or ...


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The person on the flying mount has a pretty big advantage in this scenario. The only real recourse a defender has is to ready an action to attack the mount (or mounted person) as they are coming in. To answer your specific questions: Use the mount's fly speed. The griffon has a fly speed of 80 feet. Ready an action to use her reaction to attack ...


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Short simple answer here. No you can't, you can only mount or dismount once per turn. Player's Handbook, page 198: Mounting and Dismounting Once during your move, you can mount a creature that is within 5 feet of you or dismount.


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I'd say that this is against the spirit of the rules and an exploit, and disallow it. Don't forget that the DM has much more opportunity to exploit the rules than you do, and if you're playing strictly to the letter then you're gonna run into problems with any system. It highly reminds of of the peasant rail gun, which to quickly summarize: Get roughly ...


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This question is an example of how a DM should deal the concept of Rules Lawyer vs Playability in the game. Given the way the rules are written, there's a loophole that can be exploited. Yes, it's possible to string those actions together. However, logically, take a minute to think about what you ask. In a round (which is 6 seconds), can you: move 120', ...


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D&D 5th ed has specifically de-powered a lot of went before. The best example of this is to look at what a Ranger Beast Master can do with his companion. He has to give up his action to allow the beast to attack. So he cannot attack in the same round as the beast, at least until later levels when he gets multiple attacks. A mount in 5th ed is the same. ...



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