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'Canonical' Precedents for Blink (Short-Range Teleportation)

I'm interested in giving a character a rapid-use short-range tactical teleportation ability (inspired by such things as WarCraft Shadowstep and Dishonoured Blink). Obviously a there are different ways ...
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Teleport action and blindsight [duplicate]

I would like to create a monster that have a blindsight of 120 feet and that is blind beyond this radius. Can I give this monster a teleportation action? This action is usually described as follows (...
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Vortex Warp and Spider Climb

One of my players is a sorcerer who knows Vortex Warp. Another is a rogue with a pair of Slippers of Spider Climbing. The sorcerer has posed the question asking whether he could Vortex Warp the rogue ...
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What divination spells (if any) could allow you to learn sigils sequences for teleportation circles?

Do any divination spells allow you to find out the sigil sequence of a teleportation circle? (For example, the sigil sequence of the circle closest to a specific destination?)
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How to transport armies across Faerûn?

Is there a way to quickly move thousands of units? In general, or for a specific case in Tyranny of Dragons? I looked at: the Gate (9th) spell, but it last only 1 minute, so not really feasible; I'd ...
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Faerzress and other teleportation spells

In the D&D 5e module Out of the Abyss, one effect of faerzress is: Any creature attempting to teleport into, within, or out of a faerzress-suffused area must succeed on a DC 15 Constitution ...
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Can You Transport a Brick House with Only Drawmij's Instant Summons?

Drawmij's Instant Summons. You touch an object weighing 10 pounds or less whose longest dimension is 6 feet or less. The spell leaves an invisible mark on its surface and invisibly inscribes the name ...
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Is there any lore about faerzress being used for portals?

The 1st edition of D&D introduced the Underdark with the Adventure D1, D2, and D3, later compiled into the Queen of Spiders supermodule. One characteristic feature of the Underdark was that long-...
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Does the attacker automatically know where Archfey Warlock teleports to with Misty Escape?

[...] you can vanish in a puff of mist in response to harm. When you take damage, you can use your reaction to turn invisible and teleport up to 60 feet to an unoccupied space you can see. [...] To ...
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Does teleportation count as movement for the sake of One with Shadows invocation?

The Eldritch Invocation, One with Shadows states When you are in an area of dim light or darkness, you can use your action to become invisible until you move or take an action or a reaction. So does ...
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Does teleporting off of a mount count as "dismounting" the mount?

The Question Is "dismount" in the first sentence of the first paragraph on "Mounting and Unmounting" section of the rules using the generalized meaning of "dismount" ...
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Can Abrupt Jaunt take me out of a grapple?

I have a question after a combat with animated furniture: I have the ability Abrupt Jaunt Wizard specialist ability from PHB2: Abrupt Jaunt (conjuration): You teleport up to 10 feet. Activating this ...
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Teleport to a location currently occupied by a creature

A player wants to teleport home, grab someone, and teleport back. There is a creature or object in the room that they player wants to teleport to. Other spells, using dimension door (PHB pg. 221) as ...
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Can I switch the monk's astral projection spell in the Empty Body feature with something more convenient, like plane shift?

The Monk's 18th level feature Empty Body allows the monk to cast Astral Projection on themselves only: Additionally, you can spend 8 ki points to cast the astral projection spell, without needing ...
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Can twinned Vortex Warp proc Spirit Guardians damage if teleporting the Spirit Guardians carrier?

So I've got Twinned Spell and Vortex Warp. I'm looking to abuse this in conjunction with hazard zone spells; one of particular interest is Spirit Guardians. What I want to do is take my ally from ...
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Can you Misty Step past a Wall of Force? [duplicate]

A Wall of Force is invisible. Misty Step allows you to Teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space that you can see. Can you Misty Step past a Wall of Force?
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Is a moon considered to be on the same Material Plane as the planet it orbits?

I was thinking about an adventure where my player characters have to travel to Selûne and come back with a creature found on the moon. However, the creature would be too large for travel by ship (at ...
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How does Protective Bond interact with Armor of Agathys?

Armor of Agathys A protective magical force surrounds you, manifesting as a spectral frost that covers you and your gear. You gain 5 temporary hit points for the duration. If a creature hits you with ...
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Can the Echo of the Echo Knight fighter be used to teleport across planes?

How would we do this if we're to believe this is possible anyways? The relevant rules say Manifest Echo you can use a bonus action to magically manifest an echo of yourself in an unoccupied space you ...
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Does a “carried” creature get brought along when teleporting using the Echo Knight’s Manifest Echo bonus action?

My character is in a sack and being carried by an Echo Knight fighter who teleports using the bonus action from Manifest Echo: You can use the echo in the following ways: As a bonus action, you can ...
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Where do you end up when you cast Dimension Door from an extradimensional space?

There are a number of limited, extradimensional spaces, for example the ones created by demiplane, a bag of holding, or a portable hole. Say you are in a closed portable hole, bag of holding or ...
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When is an object sufficient for safe Teleport?

Teleport can go wrong even when you are very familiar with the destination, but if you have an associated object, you can arrive at the right destination with 100% certainty. The spell describes an ...
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Can you teleport more safely through scrying?

Scrying allows you to see a place somewhere else: You can see and hear a particular creature you choose that is on the same plane of existence as you. (...) Instead of targeting a creature, you can ...
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Can I use Dimension Door to teleport onto the shoulders of an ally?

A friend and I are having a dispute on the wording of the spell description and mechanics behind Dimension Door. He attempted (and succeeded) in a creative use of the spell in a game he is in, and ...
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Does banishment banish carried or worn equiment?

A commonly accepted interpretation rule for spells is that spells only do what they say they do, nothing more. Shocking grasp does not electrify water, fireball does not evaporate it. So a spell that ...
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How does Rune Knight's Fire Rune interact with a Succubus' Etherealness ability?

Had a run in with this one in tonight's game. I as the Rune Knight fighter used my fire rune on the succubus that kept running away, thinking I would continue to restrain her. The text reads: When ...
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How to handle teleporting players into another character's memories?

In my world, I have an NPC (Baron) who made a deal with a devil (Stan) which requires Baron to maintain a diary in exchange for immortality. The many volumes of the diary serve to give Baron his ...
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Can you use an associated object gathered by someone else to teleport?

A bard has recently joined our party. In addition to adding a certain savoir faire, they can teleport, so we now have two teleporters. The possibilities are endless. I have a small collection of ...
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Is a starship locked in geosynchronous orbit considered "stationary" for the purpose of teleportation between ships?

Teleportation rules in Starfinder are sketchy. In combat, two ships are not moving relative to one another and Teleportation is impossible. However, if ships are stationary and not in combat, ...
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For the Horizon Walker ranger's Distant Strike feature, can you teleport, then move, then attack? Or must the attack immediately follow the teleport?

I have yet to find clarification on when exactly the teleportation from the Horizon Walker ranger's Distant Strike feature must occur relative to the actual attack. The description of the feature says ...
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If the Eldritch Knight fighter's bonded weapon hits a creature, could that creature teleport with the weapon?

The Eldritch Knight fighter's Weapon Bond feature states (PHB page 74): [...] If it is on the same plane of existence, you can summon that weapon as a bonus action on your turn, causing it to ...
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Protective Bond + Otiluke’s Resilient Sphere combo, how to rule?

Can anyone explain to me how the combo is going to work? Peace Cleric uses its Protective Bond. Cleric protects himself with sphere. Cleric uses its reaction to protect an ally and get all damage. ...
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How can a wizard create a permanent teleporter?

Teleport traps and teleport rooms are classic tropes for both dungeons and wizard towers. You enter the room, you get teleported. In old school dungeons typically without a saving throw, and sometimes ...
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Can you teleport others without teleporting yourself?

As per Teleport (d20pfsrd) can you teleport others without having to teleport with them?
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How to get the most out of my Fey Step teleporting

As an eladrin from Mtof, I have access to the fey step ability. I have already decided to take at least a couple levels of rogue. Assuming I can multi-class my character, is there any way to get the ...
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Must a Witch leave their Familiar behind when using Dimension Door?

Dimension Door says: Opening a door that bypasses normal space, you instantly transport yourself and any items you're wearing and holding from your current space to a clear space within range you can ...
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What is the standard wording for a teleportation ability?

I am attempting to create a homebrew ability to teleport as part of your movement, while still reducing your movement speed as if you walked and allowing you to split up your movement between normal ...
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What are my options to get a spammable, nearly-free (in terms of both action economy and resource usage), short-range teleport?

I am soon joining a new D&D 3.5 group as a support caster. All official content allowed, rather liberal GM, no pun-pun level of abuse though. The game is already at level 11 (more or less) and is ...
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What happens when you try to teleport to somewhere that's out of range?

A spell caster wants to teleport to somewhere they know, that's outside their range, but they don't know they are too far away. Do they learn they're too far away if they try? Does the spell just fail?...
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Who makes the charisma save when Scattering out of a Forcecage?

The spell Forcecage is pretty handy for blocking magical teleportation getting the caster out of the cage (except when it's not): If the creature tries to use teleportation or interplanar travel to ...
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Can Vortex Warp be used to put a creature inside a Water Elemental?

Vortex Warp (Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos, p.38): You magically twist space around another creature you can see within range. The target must succeed on a Constitution saving throw (the target ...
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What is the likelihood that my players can succeed in this escape the city scene?

First-time DM running Curse of Strahd for 6 first-time players. In our upcoming session, I'm going to have Strahd appear in the sky and demand that the citizens of a town bring him an NPC he has been ...
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How can I summon a willing target from elsewhere?

I am the leader of my own crew of high-level characters. We have Necromancers, Brawlers, Assassins, Mind-Readers, etc. Because the world is always about to come to an end, they mostly wander in pairs ...
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Teleporting an enemy away to their doom using Gate

I was the DM for a group of guys for whom I directed Pathfinder's Wrath of the Righteous Adventure Path. Everything went fine, the players saved the world and all of that wonderful stuff (which is ...
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Can you Teleport an unconscious target? [duplicate]

The spell Teleport states that you can teleport yourself and up to 8 willing creatures. If a creature is unconscious, do they count as willing as they can't refuse, or unwilling as they can't give ...
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How can I teleport with an unwilling creature?

It will happen sometimes that my party has captured and subdued a bad guy that we don't wish to kill (but do want to keep with us for interrogation or etc purposes). The bad guys are generally very ...
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Does a ring of transposition prevent further action by the user?

The ring of transposition says (emphasis mine): Once per day, the wearer of the ring of transposition can speak a command word to exchange places with the creature wearing the bonded ring, which must ...
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Can monsters with a teleport ability grab enemies to teleport them both?

Some monsters have an Action/Legendary Action that allows them to teleport 120 feet. Using the Balor as an example: Teleport. The balor magically teleports, along with any equipment it is wearing or ...
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How can I improve location familiarity for the purposes of Teleport?

When it comes to the Teleport spell, familiarity is important: Familiarity: “Very familiar” is a place where you have been very often and where you feel at home. “Studied carefully” is a place you ...
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(Occult Adventures) Does Esoteric Knight's Step Through Reality have the same drawback as Dimension Door?

From Esoteric Knight Step through Reality (Sp) By expending a 3rd-level spell slot as a swift action, the esoteric knight can teleport to a space within 30 feet as if using dimension door. This ...
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