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Is a fly-by of a ship possible in the astral sea with enough INT

As Written no FlyBy, but hold on. As mentioned, the rules as written do not support your neat idea, due to their simplistic nature: as soon as you enter a gravity field, you fall straight "down&...
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Is a fly-by of a ship possible in the astral sea with enough INT

The rules for movement and falling do not support this idea As is often mentioned, D&D is not a physics simulation, and this question is a good example for why: if you assumed the rules supported ...
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Is a fly-by of a ship possible in the astral sea with enough INT

Rules As Written, no. There is no such thing as momentum in D&D. Your DM might be willing to house rule this.
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Does a flying, hovering creature need to do a mid-air stand-up from the prone position in order to move?

The rules are unclear. As What happens when a swimming creature falls prone? points out, There are no rules that cover this. So the best we can do is apply the general rules and treat Prone as a ...
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Does a flying, hovering creature need to do a mid-air stand-up from the prone position in order to move?

Prone is prone and is mechanically the same, even if you're flying and don't actually fall to the ground because you have hover or flight magic. Being prone in midair could mean being disoriented, for ...
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Can Tempestuous Magic be used to end the prone condition?

Yes A prone creature can fly Since ... a flying creature is knocked prone, ... the creature falls, unless it has the ability to hover or it is being held aloft by magic ... A flying creature (with ...
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Can Tempestuous Magic be used to end the prone condition?

No. You must stand up before you can fly. The prone condition states: A prone creature's only movement option is to crawl, unless it stands up and thereby ends the condition. So while prone, ...
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Does standing up from being prone in difficult terrain consume all of your movement?

Standing up is not movement; it is a value change The wording of standing up is "costs an amount of movement equal to half your speed". So the character is not going anywhere, this just ...
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Does standing up from being prone in difficult terrain consume all of your movement?

Difficult terrain does not affect standing up from prone. The rules for difficult terrain state: You move at half speed in difficult terrain— moving 1 foot in Difficult Terrain costs 2 feet of speed ...
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Does the ranger feature Land's Stride negate the movement debuff from the centaur's Equine Build trait?

Difficult Terrain is a property of the area you're moving on, Equine Build is a property of your body. Equine Build: In addition, any climb that requires hands and feet is especially difficult for ...
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Does the ranger feature Land's Stride negate the movement debuff from the centaur's Equine Build trait?

Climbing and difficult terrain are two different things. I think the root of this question is nothing to do with either centaurs or rangers, but a fundamental misunderstanding regarding the climb ...
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Can I animate water with Shape Water to follow (and contain) an aquatic creature?

Yes you can, but it won't be faster If you created a shape like a 5-foot cube of water, and engulfed your animal companion within, then they could use their 60 foot swim speed within. It would however ...
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Does the ranger feature Land's Stride negate the movement debuff from the centaur's Equine Build trait?

No, climbing still costs 4 extra feet instead of the normal 1 extra foot The ranger’s Land's Stride feature says (emphasis mine): Starting at 8th level, moving through nonmagical difficult terrain ...
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Is a Phantom Steed affected by terrain?

Yes it is, but it does not tire The phantom steed can not fly, as it uses the statistics for a riding horse, except it has a speed of 100 feet and can travel 10 miles in an hour A riding horse has ...
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What spells can be used to increase the speed of another creature over an extended period of time?

Related: What is the farthest someone can travel in 8 hours without teleporting? has several answers with combinations of tricks. Such as giving the creature a Transmuter's Stone set to +10ft move ...
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What spells can be used to increase the speed of another creature over an extended period of time?

Longstrider The target's speed increases by 10 feet until the spell ends. Ten feet per round may not seem like much, but this spell has a great duration of one hour and is only first level. Even a ...
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Is Psi Fighter's Telekinetic Movement capable of moving in this way?

… to an unoccupied space … The cart is occupying the space. You can’t move it there.
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