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Can a permanent Teleportation Circle be made on a moving vehicle?

Yes The spell 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 circle of your choice whose ...
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How can I prevent my players from teleporting out to escape any dungeon?

You're looking for the private sanctum spell This spell allows the caster to block all teleportation and planar travel in an area. The area is a 100ft cube for a fourth-level spell slot, a 200ft cube ...
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Can you cast Teleport to teleport to a ship, even if it's not in a fixed location?

Yes, teleport can do that This spell instantly transports you [..] to a destination you select. [..] The destination you choose must be known to you, and it must be on the same plane of ...
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How can I prevent my players from teleporting out to escape any dungeon?

Give them a large object that they must babysit, or a prisoner they must maintain control over. If the party can escape too easily, then don't put them in a position where "escape" is a win ...
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How to make a Nightcrawler-esque NPC villain for my players?

Ok, there's two ways to go about it. Limited use, or limited reliability. Limited Use This is simple: as a reaction, teleport up to your move. Reaction rules limits this to 1/round. Limited ...
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How can I prevent my players from teleporting out to escape any dungeon?

Let them Teleport However, if they don't finish what they set out to do, the defenders of the dungeon will have time to resupply, strengthen their defenses, complete that ritual or whatever nefarious ...
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What defenses are there against being summoned by the Gate spell?

#1: Don't reveal your villains' names. The spell states (emphasis mine): When you cast this spell, you can speak the name of a specific creature (a pseudonym, title, or nickname doesn't work). A ...
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Can a character use teleport as a weapon?

Not directly he's claiming that since he can see it, it's known to him The player wants to teleport an item inside the dragon. If so, he can't see the destination point. Moreover, "the ...
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Can you teleport closer to a creature you are Frightened of?

Yes, technically. By RAW, teleportation does not count as movement. What counts as movement is implied in the Basic Rules in the section on Adventuring: Movement. Though not necessarily an exclusive ...
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What spells are available to teleport willing characters?

Name Level Classes Companions Thunder Step 3rd Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard 1 Dimension Door 4th Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard 1 Teleportation Circle 5th Bard, Sorcerer, Wizard no limit Arcane Gate ...
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Do teleportation spells conserve momentum?

There is no velocity in D&D 5e and therefore no acceleration, momentum or kinetic energy. "Speed" is a resource you expend to change your position and "movement" is the act of doing this. If you ...
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Can I use Teleportation Circle with a random sigil sequence, hoping it leads somewhere?

RAW, you would not be able to cast the spell. The description for the Teleportation Circle spell mentions "sigil sequence you know" several times and it includes rules on how to learn a new sequence. ...
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Can I have an interplanar portal return someone to the wrong time or place?

You are allowed to do that as the DM The DM has the power to override rules. Even if a spell description does not state your scenario as a possibility, it is completely ok to insert a plot device ...
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What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?

The spell says: Any creature that enters the portal instantly appears within 5 feet of the destination circle or in the nearest unoccupied space if that space is occupied. (emphasis mine). ...
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What would happen if I put an Immovable Rod (or in general an object) into a closing portal?

Taking a look at the description from 5e spells that open portals to other planes such as the 9th level conjuration spell Gate: The portal has a front and a back on each plane where it appears. ...
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Do teleportation spells conserve momentum?

The answer here is "it depends, but likely no." This is a little philosophical, but the answer here depends on how you interpret the role of the rules. Using something like the threefold ...
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Can I Misty Step into Midair?

Yes, so long as you can see it The description of misty step (PHB, pg. 260) says: Briefly surrounded by silvery mist, you teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space that you can see. So long as ...
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Can You Use Teleportation to Stand Up?

The basic (but unwritten) rule is that spells do not do things that are not in their description. There is a price to pay for standing up and misty step and other similar spells do not waive it. But ...
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Can I Misty Step into Midair?

Anyone can Misty Step into midair. Misty step just says: Briefly surrounded by silvery mist, you teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space that you can see. Nothing in the spell says that ...
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Can You Use Teleportation to Stand Up?

Prone is a condition, and the Conditions section (page 290 of the PHB) says this: A condition lasts either until it is countered (the prone condition is countered by standing up, for example) ...
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Benign Transposition on an unwilling creature

If the creature is unwilling then nothing happens Dnd 5e operates on the principle that things only do what they say they do. Jeremy Crawford, lead rules designer for 5e, and known for adjudicating ...
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Can a character use teleport as a weapon?

The inside of a dragon is not a known destination he's claiming that since he can see it, it's known to him In addition to enkryptor's answer, I'd also argue that the destination is not known to the ...
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Can a Horizon Walker ranger use the Distant Strike feature to teleport out of the Forcecage spell?

Yes, but you need to make a Charisma saving throw Distant Strike states that you: gain the ability to pass between the planes in a blink of an eye. When you use the Attack action, you can teleport ...
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Can a permanent teleportation circle be dispelled?

The verbiage "Until Dispelled" and "Permanent" are functionally the same with regards to spell duration. As Jeremy Crawford indicates here. If the effect of a spell becomes permanent, it can be ...
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Can monsters with a teleport ability grab enemies to teleport them both?

A teleportation feature allows a passenger only if it explicitly says so. How else are you supposed to know you can bring someone along? To put it another way, everything you need to know about Balor'...
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Can a creature with a natural walking speed of 0 ft. get up from being prone?

A creature with a speed of zero cannot stand up. The rules for being prone say: You can't stand up if you don't have enough movement left or if your speed is 0. To move while prone, you must crawl or ...
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How can I teleport with an unwilling creature?

Kill them, teleport them, then revivify them. The rules suggest that a corpse is not a creature, rather is an object. This is explored in detail in this Q&A: Is a dead creature's body ...
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What defenses are there against being summoned by the Gate spell?

Be a real villain Once you hit the point where you're dealing with heroes capable of casting 9th level spells, you have to be a serious threat to the world. Learn about your biggest foes and set up ...
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A way that allows a magic user to teleport a party without travelling with them

NPC's are not restricted to the same spells the players use. You can just say the NPC's version of teleport allow them to exclude themselves. Chapter 10, Spellcasting, points out that there are far, ...
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Does teleporting into the reach of a character with the Polearm Master feat provoke an opportunity attack?

By RAW you do not provoke an Opportunity Attack when you enter their reach by teleportation. You also don't provoke an opportunity attack when you teleport or when someone or something moves you ...
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