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In the video game Dark Souls, a key strategy is to watch for an enemy to start making an attack, such as a melee attack or breath weapon, whereupon you tumble out of the way to avoid the attack. The attack strikes your previous location, and you are unharmed.
Is it possible, within the standard rules of D&D 5th edition, to ready an action to avoid an attack or special attack (e.g. breath weapon) in this manner?