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Can Hunter's Horde Breaker be used against the same (huge) targer?

It means what it says. Horde Breaker does exactly what it says it does. You can target a different creature. Not the same one, no matter how big the creature is. You're asking, "If I can shoot ...
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Under what conditions might you end your move in another creature's space?

The key word is willingly As you quote, the rule about movement says Whether a creature is a friend or an enemy, you can’t willingly end your move in its space "End" even extends to a ...
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Is a turn considered "taken" at its start or the end? (re: Assassinate and new bugbear PC features)

You cannot ready an action in response to a 'turn' I agree with Dale M that linguistically a creature may have 'started taking' its turn, but it has not taken its turn until the turn's conclusion. ...
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Is a turn considered "taken" at its start or the end? (re: Assassinate and new bugbear PC features)

It seems to be against the spirit of the ability, but ask your DM Linguistically, you only have “taken a turn” when it's over. However, both abilities are related to surprise and ambushes. In this ...
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Is a turn considered "taken" at its start or the end? (re: Assassinate and new bugbear PC features)

Taken is the past participle of the verb take The present participle is taking. So, your reading is correct, a creature has not “taken” their turn while they are still “taking” it.
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How to calibrate combat encounters for high level play?

Give to the enemy infinite HPs. This first part of the answer comes from player's perspective: I still never applied such strategy when I was DMing. I am playing a campaign where our party consists in ...
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Does every instance of losing your Dexterity bonus to AC count as flat-footed even if it's not explicitly said?

Losing Dex bonus to AC and flat-footedness are different things Losing Dex bonus is generally less severe, and flat-footed usually includes it. Flat-footed also precludes "reactions" such as ...
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Does every instance of losing your Dexterity bonus to AC count as flat-footed even if it's not explicitly said?

No. Losing your Dexterity bonus to AC is one of the effects of becoming flat-footed: A flat-footed character loses his Dexterity bonus to AC (if any) and cannot make attacks of opportunity. (SRD, ...
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Can a monk push a banshee?

Yes, you can push the banshee There are no general rules for incorporeal creatures that make them entirely immune to physical interactions, the banshee for example only has resistance to physical ...
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Can a monk push a banshee?

Yes. The Banshee is not immune to forced movement, so the Monk will be able to move it. (The Fighter will also be able to Shove it, should he want to)
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