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How does the Cube of Force interact with teleportation?

One of my 5e Adventurers League characters just came into possession of a Cube of Force so I decided to rebuild the character to take advantage of this item. He is now a level 7 Oath of the Ancients ...
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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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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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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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Range of Teleportation

The rules for the range of teleportation seem inconsistent; how can I fairly deal with this? The Teleportation talent is described in the core book as being of extremely limited range without ...
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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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Does the destination plant in Transport via Plants need to be Large?

The description of Transport via Plants states: This spell creates a magical link between a Large or larger inanimate plant within range and another plant, at any distance, on the same plane of ...
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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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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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'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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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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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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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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What is the limit of dim light for the purposes of shadow teleportation?

Shadow monks and shadow sorcerers are able to teleport from one area of dim light or darkness to another. What would you say is the limit of the area of dim light? For example, by using a large ...
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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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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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Is there a Pathfinder teleport spell to send an enemy some distance away?

From what I can tell, Teleport, Dimension Door, Teleport Object and the like only work on willing allies or unattended objects. Is there a spell to spend a standard action and send an opponent some ...
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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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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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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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Can a character use the Misty Step spell to escape from the Iron Bands of Bilarro?

Can a character escape the Iron Bands of Bilarro (DMG p. 177, listed in the SRD as the Iron Bands of Binding) with the misty step spell? To clarify, I am not asking if the bands prevent teleportation. ...
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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 the spell Dimensional Anchor stop Shadow Jaunt?

Does the spell Dimensional Anchor stop the ability Shadow Jaunt from the Tome of Battle?
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Can Bag of Holding + Portable Hole Turn Enemies Inside-Out?

First, the player is swallowed by a large monster, such as the Tarrasque or a Dragon. Next, the player puts a bag of holding into a portable hole. This opens a gate to the Astral plane inside the ...
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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 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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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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Plane shifter Hole of Oblivion (patent pending)

A Warlock who takes the Planeshifter paragon path can use an ability at level 12 called Quick Portal. At 15, that same Warlock could learn Create Teleportation Circle and say create a teleportation ...
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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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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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Does a Portal's mana cost cover the sympathetic nature, or is that another +1 mana?

The spell description for Portal (Space***; M:Aw p 238) gives a casting cost of one mana. It also mentions how the number of successes required is based on the caster's sympathetic connection to the ...
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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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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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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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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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Can you teleport into an antimagic field?

Are you able to use teleportation magic, most notably Dimension Door and (Greater) Teleport, to enter an active Antimagic Field?
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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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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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Way to prevent teleportation

My party (average level 10) just had a pre-boss fight. That was an opportunity for me to make them spend some of their resources, because they thought that was actually the big bad boss fight. So we ...
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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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Would a constrained portable door magic item be game-breaking?

In their next session, the players will encounter one of the major NPCs involved in a massive plot to free a banished god from the Abyss. This NPC (the Count Dooku of the story so far) has a way to ...
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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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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 interplanar 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 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 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 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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Is a teleportation circle’s shimmering portal always open?

There is some disagreement regarding the status of a shimmering portal for a permanent teleportation circle. My understanding is that the permanent circle has a permanently open shimmering portal. ...
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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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