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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 ...
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What spells are available to teleport willing characters in DnD 5e?

What are the official spells (published materials only) that can be used by characters to teleport both themselves and others in Fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons? Which classes can cast them and ...
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Can I teleport or planeshift out of the area warded by a Forbiddance spell?

The Forbiddance spell in 5e says (emphasis mine): For the duration, creatures can't teleport into the area or use portals, such as those created by the gate spell, to enter the area. The spell ...
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Can a character shadowstep, dimension door, or teleport away from sovereign glue?

A character gets stuck to a handled firmly attached to wall with sovereign glue. Can the character use shadow step to get away from the wall? Can the character use teleport to get away from the wall?...
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Does a creature constitute a solid body with respect to Dimension Door?

The spell dimension door reads (PHB, p. 221): If you arrive in in a place that is already occupied by a solid body, you and each creature travelling with you take 1d6 points of damage and are ...
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Can I have an interplanar portal return someone to the wrong time or place?

I'd like to create a scenario where the PCs enter some sort of portal for interplaner travel but when they return, they aren't in the same time period OR they aren't in the same location. And they ...
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How much control do you have over what's moved with teleportation magic? [duplicate]

My question concerns teleportation effects like the teleport spell or warp sphere from SoP over dimensional door. When the spell is cast, would you be able to leave behind something you are touching, ...
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Is teleportation circle two-way?

If I want to send a strike team through a teleportation circle and get them back home, would I need to send the wizard who cast the circle with the strike team to cast teleportation circle again when ...
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Does Teleporting free you from restraining chains?

Me and my group are wondering: If someone who can teleport is being held in chains, can he teleport away? Do the chains around him teleport with him, or do they fall to the ground and the character is ...
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Does teleportation count as movement for a Tabaxi's Feline Agility trait?

A Tabaxi, after using his Feline Agility trait to double his movement speed for a turn, must then move 0 feet on a subsequent turn in order for his trait to recharge. My question is : if the Tabaxi ...
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Do teleportation spells conserve momentum?

To be more specific, do teleportation spells conserve momentum from before to after the obvious infinite violation of momentum conservation inherent in instantaneous magical travel? Credit to nitsua60 ...
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Can dimension door or any teleport transport people into the air?

If I cast dimension door can I also teleport myself onto a higher vertical plane in the air? For instance, if I have the feat "Death from above" can I use my teleport to gain a high ground ...
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Can You Use Teleportation to Stand Up?

I feel like most tables end up asking this question and I think it usually comes down to a table by table decision, but can a caster who has been knocked prone use teleportation to stand up again? I'm ...
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Teleportation: What familiarity does the caster have with the destination if they can see it?

The 7th level spell Teleport (PHB p.281), it: 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 ...
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Can a permanent Teleportation Circle be made on a moving vehicle?

There is a similar question about this for 3.5e, but can a permanent teleportation circle be created on a large moving vehicle? For example, a sailing ship, or a wide portable floor? The spell says: ...
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Can I teleport to a location that's been destroyed?

I own a tavern on a different side of the land I'm on and I have things from it to make sure I go back with no flaws. There is a war raging across all the land so it appears to have been destroyed. ...
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Minimizing the chance of failure with teleport

Using only the teleport spell, what are the ways to reduce the chance of failure for a caster? Aka chance of landing in the wrong place or a misshap of the spell. In other words I want to maximize ...
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Is there any way to throw your weapon and then teleport to its position?

I'm building a bladesinger who dual-wields scimitars. I'm taking 3 levels in Eldritch Knight for the ability to throw them and teleport them back. Is there any race, feat, enchantment, anything, ...
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Is a permanent teleportation circle only a destination, and not a point of departure?

The 5th-level spell teleportation circle says: As you cast the spell, you draw a 10-foot-diameter circle on the ground inscribed with sigils that link your location to a permanent teleportation ...
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How can I increase plane shift's accuracy?

Upon reading about the Harmonium Peacekeeper Prestige Class (Dragon #315, p47) whose 3rd level Planar Steed ability includes the ability to plane shift once per day from Arcadia to the first level of ...
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What is the lowest hit dice outsider that can use teleport?

I'm using planar ally to summon a creature that lets me teleport me and my team of 4 people, one animal companion and 2 undead to a city roughly 600 miles away. What is the lowest HD outsider that I ...
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Can you use a readied action to teleport out of the way of a weapon attack?

Let's say that a player uses the ready action and says "If a character aims at me with a weapon, I'll use Teleport to move behind cover." What happens? Does this work? If not, please cite the rules ...
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How can I find out what is teleporting in?

Let us say I can pinpoint the exact endpoint of a teleportation, e.g. with Trace Teleport. Is there any way to find out what is coming? In 3.5 there is the spell Anticipate Teleportation that at least ...
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Is the ability Steward of the Great Beyond like a permanent Detect Teleporation?

The arcane discovery steward of the great beyond says Whenever a creature attempts to use a teleportation effect or summon a creature within 30 feet of you, you may attempt to block the effect. ...