If I'm a Pact of the Chain warlock and I cast hex on my familiar, can I use the Relentless Hex eldritch invocation to teleport next to my familiar as a bonus action for the duration of the hex spell?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Hi there Knarf. The body of your question makes sense (and is a good question) but the title doesn't seem to relate to the body. Are you asking the question in the title (which isn't a full question), or the body? \$\endgroup\$
    – GreySage
    Sep 13 '19 at 23:30
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    \$\begingroup\$ I guess I'm asking if what I suggested in the body is a way to teleport the most. \$\endgroup\$
    – Knarf
    Sep 13 '19 at 23:58
  • \$\begingroup\$ Welcome to RPG.SE! Take the tour if you haven't already, and check out the help center for more guidance. I've edited the title to match the body, since your main question seems to be about whether this method works in the first place (it's not clear what you mean by "teleport the most"). \$\endgroup\$
    – V2Blast
    Sep 14 '19 at 7:52

Yes, you can

Answering the question asked in the body, the text of the Hex spell does not require that the target be an enemy:

You place a curse on a creature that you can see within range

so you can target any creature that you can see. The text of Relentless Hex simply requires:

As a bonus action, you can magically teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space you can see within 5 feet of the target cursed by your hex spell or by a warlock feature of yours [...] you must be able to see the cursed target.

So you can Hex your familiar, and you can then use your Relentless Hex invocation to teleport within 5 feet of it so long as you can see it, the space you wish to teleport to, and both are within 30' of you.

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    \$\begingroup\$ May be helpful to mention that the the most this functionally gives you is an extra 30' of movement at the cost of a bonus action. \$\endgroup\$
    – NautArch
    Sep 14 '19 at 0:37
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    \$\begingroup\$ Thanks nautarch that's an interesting way of viewing it. Since most of the familiars fly it also means you could move in any direction, regardless of terrain, for that bonus action. Or even to the other side of a barrier like a portcullis as long as your familiar is within 5 feet of it. Or behind your enemies. \$\endgroup\$
    – Knarf
    Sep 14 '19 at 0:56
  • \$\begingroup\$ Potentially you could look through your familiar's eyes and still use this \$\endgroup\$
    – Medix2
    Sep 14 '19 at 3:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ Using the familiar's eyes would be handy for scouting and then popping in. \$\endgroup\$
    – Knarf
    Sep 14 '19 at 9:24

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