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Questions tagged [teleportation]

For questions about teleportation, an event where matter disappears from one place and appears instantly in another.

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Can a Way of Shadow Monk use Shadow Step to teleport to a dark ceiling and then body slam another creature?

The Way of Shadow monk's Shadow Step feature says you can teleport up to 60 feet to an empty space from one dimly lit or dark space to another. Does that include the ceiling of a dungeon? ...
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How does the Misty Step spell interact with a mount?

While riding a mount, would you be able to cast misty step and have the mount teleport with you? Or would the mount be left where you cast the spell? And, if it was used with a mount from find ...
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Can a creature travel from the destination of the Teleportation Circle spell back to the source circle?

The teleportation circle spell description states that: You draw a 10-foot-diameter circle on the ground that links your location to a permanent teleportation circle whose sigil sequence you know ...
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How can I steal a bag of holding, or magically swap one with another? [closed]

My rogue friend has stolen something from me, and I want to take it back without them knowing it (at first). The object is inside a Bag of Holding that they keep on their person at all times. Is ...
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How to make a Nightcrawler-esque NPC villain for my players?

I am currently DMing a D&D 5e campaign for a party of 4, and I wanted a villain with a teleporting ability similar to Nightcrawler, from X-Men/Marvel Comics. I have run into an issue. The main ...
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Ways to relocate/teleport to improve a ranged fighter mobility

The Stealth rules seems to be kind of a sore point in DnD/Pathfinder systems. What I'm getting at requires two separate questions I haven't been able to find an answer to: I'm mostly a Dex ...
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Does relocation/teleportation while hidden require a new Stealth check?

I've been looking around, and from what I understand, the Stealth rules seems to be kind of a sore point in D&D/Pathfinder systems. What I'm getting at will require two separate questions (other ...
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How can one create a permanent walk-through-portal to another location?

I'm looking for a way to create a permanent portal between two locations (on the same or on different planes, though the latter is more important), without using homebrew (UA is fine) or relying on DM ...
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Can a Way of Shadow monk use Shadow Step to teleport from a cape's shadow?

For quick context, in a story about a group with special powers, there is a human with shadow-based magic, including teleporting between shadows. He uses this in the following escape-trick: He swirls ...
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Who gets teleported when a Glyph of Warding with Teleportation in it is triggered?

I am a player in a campaign vs campaign game (players versus players), and was trying to find a way to defend my evil wizard tower. One idea was to create an unavoidable trap to teleport players out ...
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Is there any visible “signature” at the destination of a Teleport spell?

During today's session, the Bad Guy used Scrying to spy on the party (as the Bad Guy has met the party before), and then used a Teleport spell to send some monsters to attack them. I wasn't sure how ...
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Would a teleporter also teleport a mage hand?

I, the DM, made a trap that when touched, casts teleport on the creature or object that touched it to move them to a new area. The players suspected the trap, and experimented with objects first and ...
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Can Miracle overcome Dimensional Lock/Antimagic Field?

The spell Miracle has a specific example of a request that reads as follows: Moving you and your allies, with all your and their gear, from one plane to a specific locale through planar barriers ...
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Can I conjure a Teleportation Circle in the ocean to teleport a mass of water to another point?

Is it possible to conjure a magic teleportation circle, where one point is deep in the ocean, and the other point is wherever I want (like in front of my enemies)?
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Can a permanent teleportation circle be dispelled?

Teleportation circle (PHB, pg. 282) can be made permanent, as the spell description says: You can create a permanent teleportation circle by casting this spell in the same location every day for ...
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Can I make an object, so that when the characters touch it they are teleported somewhere else?

I want it so I can teleport characters to the top of a tower in D&D 5e. They will then battle their way down the tower. My idea is that they touch an object and it teleports them there. Is this a ...
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Are teleportation effects like Dimensional Door affected by difficult terrain?

When you use teleportation effects, generally you just appear somewhere and its assumed that you have taken the most direct route to that location. Arcanists can have dimensional slide which fucntions ...
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What is the proper parsing for targets of a Teleport spell?

The teleport spell says: This spell instantly transports you and up to eight willing creatures of your choice that you can see within range, or a single object that you can see within range, to ...
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Can you Plane Shift to a specific layer of the Nine Hells?

The description of the plane shift spell (PHB, pg. 266) says: You and up to eight willing creatures who link hands in a circle are transported to a different plane of existence. You can specify a ...
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Can Dimension Door be cast into Leomund's Tiny Hut?

In tonight's session, the party came across a Leomund's Tiny Hut. The party's bard chose to cast Dimension Door into it. This caused a bit of a (friendly) disagreement among the party, and none of us ...
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Can I learn sigil sequences for teleportation circles before learning a spell that can use them?

Suppose I plan to learn the teleportation circle spell, or another spell that can use teleportation circles, some time in the future, but I don't currently know any such spell (or have one in my ...
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Can you cast Teleport to teleport to a ship, even if it's not in a fixed location?

My players spent 2 weeks on a ship and want to use Teleport to get back to it. They have a couple of items that came from the ship like some wood and potions. Normally I would say these would count ...
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Using wish to teleport without rolling on the mishap table

A wizard in my group wants to use wish to cast teleport without rolling against the mishap table so it'll just take him and his group straight there. His reasoning is that wish states: You don’t ...
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If you are falling, can you Misty Step to the ground to avoid damage?

If I fall off a cliff - say, 1000 feet - can I wait (readied action?) until I am near enough to the ground (my understanding is you fall 500 ft/round) then misty step safely to the ground? Or, does ...
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Can I teleport within an area warded by Forbiddance?

Can you teleport within an area warded by Forbiddance? It's already been established you can teleport out of it, but not whether, once inside, you can teleport from one part of it to another. You ...
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Can I Misty Step into Midair?

If I had a flying speed due to being Aarakocra or having fly cast on me, would I be able to use misty step to teleport to midair rather than staying on the ground?
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Can you Wish to teleport someone into a reversed Magic Circle?

The rules of magic circle state that a being of the target type cannot enter/exit except by use of teleport/planar travel, succeeding on a Cha Saving throw. If I go by the description, I read it as: ...
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Is a teleportation circle usable as a destination during the one-year setup period?

In addition to teleporting to an existing circle, the teleportation circle spell allows one to "create a permanent teleportation circle by casting this spell in the same location every day for one ...
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Is there a spell that can teleport to an unfamiliar but known location?

Teleport takes you to a designated location, not a relative position - you can't teleport to "Latitude 52 Longitude 18" without knowing what is there. Dimension door does allow you to teleport to a ...
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Can a character use teleport as a weapon?

The player characters are fighting a large creature, let's say dragon sized, in a large area like the town's market square. A player decides he wants his character to point at a boulder (large but ...
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How many creatures can step through a Teleportation Circle before it closes?

The party has just rescued 100 slaves. How many of them can conceivably enter a teleportation circle before the spell ends? It seems absurd to think all 100 can make it. The teleportation circle ...
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Does a wizard pass through the Astral Plane when teleporting?

My wizard has access to dimension door and misty step. The problem is that in my campaign, the Astral Plane is broken, inaccessible, and mingled with the Material Plane, therefore unable to be ...
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When I teleport a container (e.g. a chest or bag), do the contents go with it? [duplicate]

The teleport spell allows one to teleport an object: This spell instantly transports you and up to eight willing creatures of your choice that you can see within range, or a single object that you ...
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Does Plane Shift enable teleporting to a different location on the same plane?

Say a caster wants to travel to a different continent on the same plane. Can that journey be made using the spell plane shift, or can plane shift be used only to travel to a different plane than the ...
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Can I use Unearthed Arcana Mystic's Nomad's Gate to drop enemies from the sky?

Here is the most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana. One of the Nomadic Step discipline's psionic effects is Nomad's Gate: Nomad’s Gate (7 psi; conc., 1 hr.). As an ...
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Does teleporting into a Polearm Master’s reach provoke attack of opportunity?

I understand the Player’s Handbook’s ruling on teleportation and attack of opportunity when teleporting out of someone’s reach. My question however is, does teleporting into someone’s reach when they ...
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What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?

What happens when the number of creatures transported exceeds the space immediately surrounding the destination? Consider the following situation: A wizard casts teleportation circle. Before her ...
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Can you escape from Dimensional Shackles as easily as by polymorphing?

The intent of Dimensional Shackles (which block all kinds of teleportation or interplanar travel on their victim) is clearly to prevent spellcasters from escaping. But what happens if a Dimensional-...
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How does Teleportation treat other creatures carried by the target?

A variety of demons have teleportation at will, with a limit of 50lbs. of objects besides the demon itself. What happens when a demon tries to teleport with a bag that contains a creature, such as a ...
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Does the boiling mud stay on my character when I teleport?

My character fell into boiling mud and I used misty step to get out. When I teleport am I still covered in boiling mud, and will I continue to take damage?
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What happens if a Player Misty Escapes into an Invisible Creature

The Archfey warlock patron grants the Misty Escape feature at level 6 (PHB p. 109). Part of the description of the feature states: When you take damage, you can use your reaction to turn invisible ...
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Can an Eldritch Knight use their Arcane Charge feature before falling?

This Q&A establishes that if you suddenly find yourself mid-air (e.g. by teleportation), you only have time to use a reaction before starting to fall (examples include casting feather fall, or ...
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Can a Banderhobb make 2 attacks and teleport?

The VGM's Banderhobb can grapple and restrain enemies with his attacks. The Tongue attack allows him to do a Bite attack as a bonus action. Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one ...
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What would happen if I put an Immovable Rod (or in general an object) into a closing portal?

Visiting the lost mansion of a conjurer, where portals were opening for a few seconds, a sorcerer tried to keep open one that led to the Elemental Plane of Fire blocking it with an Immovable Rod. I'm ...
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Does teleportation trigger Booming Blade?

I've seen this question (about whether standing from prone triggers the Booming Blade additional damage) and this one (whether other actions trigger it), but neither seems to address exactly what I'm ...
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Benign Transposition on an unwilling creature

One of the Arcane Traditions of a wizard is the School of Conjuration, which grants unique spell-like abilities. Benign Transposition (PHB p.116) Starting at 6th level, you can use your action ...
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What happens when you use a projected image to cast a teleportation spell on another creature?

The spell Project Image creates a shadowy duplicate that the caster can use to deliver spells. If you desire, any spell you cast whose range is touch or greater can originate from the projected ...
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Do Dimensional Shackles block all kinds of teleportation, or only extraplanar teleportation?

The following part of the description of Dimensional Shackles seems a bit ambiguous to me : the shackles prevent a creature bound by them from using any method of extradimensional movement, ...
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Is it possible to use Fey step to bypass locks?

In D&D 4e Eladrin get an ability called fey step which allows them to teleport 5 squares per encounter. Would an Eladrin be able to peek through a keyhole and bypass a door by teleporting?
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Can Grapple prevent Plane Shift?

If Grapple can prevent Plane shift, who needs to be grappled, and where on their body? As I understand the rules, denying a caster the use of BOTH arms would DEFINITELY prevent casting plane shift ...