The Ready action is described as follows:

First, you decide what perceivable circumstance will trigger your reaction. Then, you choose the action you will take in response to that trigger, or you choose to move up to your speed in response to it.

So, is there anything preventing you from moving your full speed and then taking the Ready action for another (off-turn) full-speed movement? The above quote seems to allow it, but it just feels slightly weird to me, so maybe there's something else prohibiting it.

Increasing your speed is of course no reasonable motivation for such a strategy, since you might as well just take the Dash action. This strategy however would effectively let you split up your Dash speed over your and someone else's turn, which might come in handy here and there - even though it costs your reaction.


This plan works

You have already quoted the relevant ready rules which state that you can use the Ready action to move.

The rules for what you can do on your turn are simply:

On your turn, you can move a distance up to your speed and take one action.

So, you can choose to move up to your speed. Then, for your action, simply take the Ready action, choosing to move in response to some perceivable circumstance.

It is difficult to prove a negative, but there really is nothing else in the rules that prohibits this plan under normal circumstances. The Ready action is simply one of the many action options you can take during your turn. The action you choose to take does not influence whether you can move, and neither does moving affect what actions you can take (any exceptions to this would have to be noted in the rules for those specific actions, but nothing in the Ready action description suggests such a limitation).

Note that the disadvantage of this over Dashing is that this does require you to spend your reaction.

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