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The restriction on the 7th-level Sor/Wiz spell greater teleport [conj] (Player's Handbook 293) is that you must have at least a reliable description of the place to which you are teleporting (such as a detailed description from someone else or a particularly precise map). If you attempt to teleport with insufficient information (or with misleading ...
As gregory says, Scrying may be your best option. However, it allows the person you are trying to track a will save, in which case the spell fails, and can't be used again for 24 hours. Furthermore, the target gains a +5 bonus assuming you have never seen the person before, and the spell requires an expensive focus. If the person you are finding is high ...
Two Plane Shifts and a Shadow Walk. Unlike Teleport, Plane Shift doesn't need a precise destination. You simply pick a spot on the plane, and you appear within 500 miles of that location. Since it only takes a standard action to cast, you can easily cast it once to go to the Astral Plane, and then immediately cast it again to go back to the Material, ...
One casting of Forest Eyes You cast the spell Forest eyes (3rd level Druid spell) which allows you to see through the plant you're touching to the plant you want to move to at your destination. Using that plant you can observe the area you want to teleport to regardless of distance for as long as you want. Once you're able to cast Forest eyes ( It's a third ...
Use Scrying to get a view of the surroundings of the NPC you know. It's a level 3-5 spell that lets you view a creature's surroundings if it fails at a Will save. The more you know about the creature the harder the save is. This will give you knowledge of a location to which to teleport.
The 8th level Wizard spell Discern Location will do it if you have the resources. I did not see enough info on party resources.
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