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1[[quoteright:330:[[Webcomic/AwkwardZombie]]]]˛[[caption-width-right:330:[[Main/JustForPun Blink]] [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink and you're dead.]]]]˛˛˛->'''Rory:''' Where's Nephew?\˛'''Amy:''' He was standing right where you materialized.\˛'''The Doctor:''' Ah. Well... He must have been redistributed.\˛'''Rory:''' Meaning what?\˛'''The Doctor:''' You're breathing him.˛-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife "The Doctor's Wife"]]˛˛Powers like {{Teleportation}} can be very dangerous if you don't look where you're going. If you teleport into someone else, or someone else teleports into you... [[LudicrousGibs splat.]] ˛˛The term comes from early FirstPersonShooter VideoGames, where it is possible to teleport or respawn in the same space as another player. But the hitboxes lining up could cause a lot of trouble, so usually what happens is the person who was there first dies, and the person teleporting in is perfectly fine. ˛˛This is also known as interpenetration, especially when there is no exploding involved.˛˛In the cases where this is harmful to the teleporter, [[TheAirNotThere the dangers of teleporting into a space currently occupied by air and dust are usually ignored]]. This can be {{handwave}}d by stating that the teleporter is capable of displacing gases, liquids, and minuscule solids therein, or by the fact that compared to about every other substance humans normally deal with, air is very thin stuff.˛˛The usual {{aver|tedTrope}}sion is swap-porting. Then, if you appear inside a mountain, a statue appears at the starting position, but you're still BuriedAlive unless you can teleport again immediately (bearing in mind that being entombed this way [[AndIMustScream tends to impair]] one's ability to [[MagicalIncantation speak]], [[MagicalGesture move]], or indeed [[FreakOut think clearly]].) In this case, any living being who is teleported ''into'' will be horribly eviscerated, while the one doing the teleporting may be merely [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone psychologically traumatized]].˛˛The opposite of a PortalCut (a perfect guillotine made by disconnection of the gate's surfaces while someone or something is passing through, or otherwise using partial teleportation to cut something apart). If the teleporter isn't fine tuned, expect a TeleporterAccident to result.˛˛See also PortalSlam (when there's something in the way when you try to ''enter'' a teleportal). Can be used to defy InertiaIsACruelMistress by destroying the offending obstacle, or as WeaponizedTeleportation. The supertrope is teleporting things to anyplace that's inherently extremely dangerous even if it's not actually inside a solid object, such as into deep space, over lava, or 100 feet straight up. A NoFlowPortal may be deliberately designed to have this sort of effect on the unwary. ˛˛˛Not to be confused with ''VideoGame/{{Telefang}}''.˛˛----˛!!Examples:˛˛[[foldercontrol]]˛˛[[folder:Advertising]]˛* Occurs [[MoodWhiplash suddenly and horrifically]] in [[ an ad for the Australian Central Institute of Technology.]]˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Anime & Manga]]˛* Hashigen Uchida from ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' uses this to take out [[spoiler:Barragan]] by making his own powers work against himself.˛* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'':˛** Awaki is a Level 4 Teleporter like Kuroko, and was on her way to becoming Level 5, but she had an incident where she miscalculated her teleportation and ended up getting her leg [[TeleFrag telefragged]] into a wall, panicked, and ended up tearing a large amount of skin and muscle off. Her leg has since been healed, but the trauma was so terrible that she is paranoid about teleporting herself and takes an extra 3 seconds to recalculate, and anything that reminds her of the incident terrifies her. The stress when she actually does manage to teleport makes her unable to do it consecutively more than 3 or 4 times and makes her vomit. Ironically, she's forced to relive the experience during the Battle Royale Arc when she teleports while her powers are affected by [[PowerIncontinence AIM Jammers]] and gets her feet [[TeleFrag telefragged]] into the ground. This time, however, as a sign of CharacterDevelopment, she forces herself through the pain and shock and keeps attacking her foe to bring them down despite tearing her skin and muscle again to break free.˛** Telefragging is one method fans have thought up to get around [[StoryBreakerPower Accelerator's "I'm invincible" powers]], but the author accounted for this as well: teleporting involves 11th dimensional movement, so there is still a ''vector'' of movement with teleportation, meaning Accelerator would just reverse the teleportation like he does everything else.˛* ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun'': Kuroko explicitly states her teleporting one object into another displaces the material occupying the old space, regardless of what either object was. At one point, she tears down ''a building'' by teleporting sheets of glass into its support pillars. She also threatens to teleport her needles into people. She only tries this once, however, and it misses (the target was an illusion that she fell for).˛* In ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'' one of Contractors has swap-teleport power, so even [[ arriving mostly inside a stone wall]] wasn't any trouble for him. It was more dangerous for people [[PortalCut whose vitals he tried to swap with some part of said wall]].˛* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The cast has just traveled a ten-day leap backwards in time to SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong, unfortunately without enough time to give any idea as to ''where'' they would appear. They nearly fell several thousand feet, but afterward one character remarked about their luck of not appearing inside a rock.˛* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', not doing this is one of the few RequiredSecondaryPowers that Mirio has- while he falls through the floor whenever he uses his Intangibility quirk, matter can't overlap so he just gets propelled outside of whatever he was in.˛* The [[AbsurdlySharpBlade Dimension Sword]] technique in ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' is a combination of Telefrag and {{Vibroweapon}}. By shifting dimensions, a user can pass through objects unchallenged -- and by shifting back, they will promptly ''destroy'' whatever they are currently within -- from a block of wood to a suit of armour to human flesh. The most efficient form is doing this 'shift away, shift back' action ''one hundred times per second.''[[note]]Ling-Ling Huang uses a less practiced form of sixteen shifts per second, and promptly gets her ass kicked against a user of the 100 s/s version.[[/note]]˛* ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate'': Some of the experiments of CERN got stuck in various places due to the Earth moving, meaning time-travel is pseudo-teleportation if no coordinates are set.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Comic Books]]˛* This happened to ComicBook/CableAndDeadpool in their eponymous comic, Cable accidentally teleporting into Deadpool and [[TwoBeingsOneBody fusing the two of them together]].˛* In ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}'', team teleporter Blink has done this, both intentionally and [[MindRape while under someone else's control]]. While fighting [[BigBad Hyperion]], Blink fakes a redirect portal to distract him, then uses her power to fill him with sand. Due to one of his [[HealingFactor abilities]], it didn't last very long. Fortunately, [[spoiler:in the end Hyperion is sent back to his own reality. The reality where he had [[AGodAmI caused the deaths of everyone else on the planet]], [[AndIMustScream leaving him the only person left on Earth.]]]]˛* In Creator/AlanMoore's seminal ''ComicBook/{{Miracleman}}'', one of the first moves in the climactic fight against Kid Miracleman is to teleport him into a wall. It doesn't work at all; he breaks out instantly. [[spoiler:It does, however, work when the Warpsmith tries it the other way around -- teleporting a chunk of asphalt and rebar into Kid Miracleman's head, and an I-beam through his chest. Even this isn't immediately fatal.]]˛* Creator/DonRosa points out that it can also happen with time travel: what if, in the age you're travelling to, there's a tree right where you stand? It's what sets in motion the plot of ''The Once and Future Duck''. The Ducks resolve to use a TimeMachine invented by Gyro in the middle of Stonehenge since they can be certain that no other structures will have been there for several thousands years.˛* In the 2014 relaunch of ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'', the Raider, after showing the ability to use his [[TimeMachine chronosail]] for {{Teleportation}}, [[spoiler: moves a gigantic planet-moving engine inside a slightly smaller Evronian space station, blowing up both]].˛* In ''ComicBook/TheSavageDragon'', the time-travelling villain Darklord was originally dispatched this way. After beating several heroes near to death, he leapt through a teleporter in order to get to Earth. What he did not count on was that the teleporter had previously been given a virus and was in the process of shutting down. Half of him arrived on Earth but the other didn't. Keep in mind, since Darklord was a time-traveler, this didn't really stop him from showing up again.˛* In the ''ComicBook/TerrorTitans'' miniseries, Dreadbolt induces this in his father, Bolt, by interfacing with his suit and forcing him to teleport halfway into a brick wall, killing him.˛* ''ComicBook/TopTen'':˛** Travelers are killed when two vehicles fuse together like this. It's treated like a traffic accident (albeit a gruesome one).˛** Wolfspider lost his legs in such an accident. He takes a ''personal'' interest when some jerk causes such a crash. [[GroinAttack Very personal]].˛* ''Comicbook/TheTransformers'': [[ this]] was the result of Megatron and Ratchet getting caught in the interdimensional void when an explosion sent them into an open portal between Cybertron and the Earth-bound Ark.˛* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' plays with this: [[spoiler:Veidt's "alien" telefrags on its arrival in New York, likely killing a few people this way, but the great majority of its victims are killed by the enormous psychic pulse of its death.]]˛* ''ComicBook/XMen'':˛** Marvel's most famous teleporter, ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}}, in the ComicBook/AgeOfApocalypse is shown once teleporting away from an enemy -- taking several of the foe's ''fingers'' with him. He does it again later, [[spoiler:with Dead Man Wade's ''head''.]]˛** The Regular continuity Nightcrawler has ''threatened'' this on several occasions, scaring opponents into submission by telling them he'll teleport their arms off. In practice all he really ever does is grab someone and 'port them a few times until they pass out, as teleporting is depicted as [[TeleportationSickness extremely uncomfortable]] for those not used to it.˛** ComicBook/{{Rogue}}, using Nightcrawler's power, teleported Nimrod's arm off the first time the X-Men encountered him. (Nimrod being a robot gets around the heroes-don't-kill thing.) Nightcrawler tried to do the same thing later on, and Nimrod demonstrates why [[AdaptiveAbility using the same tactic against him twice is a bad idea]].˛** Nightcrawler gives his fear of telefragging as reasoning not to teleport into a place that he hasn't seen, and in some versions that isn't within sight of his location.˛** [[spoiler:Nightcrawler ''willingly'' telefrags himself by teleporting in the way of Bastion's blow against Hope and gets an ''arm'' stuck in his chest for his efforts. He teleports Hope away, taking Bastion's arm with him, and clings to life just long enough to make sure that Hope is safe with Cyclops before dying.]]˛** In ''ComicBook/UncannyXForce'', an AlternateSelf of ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}} eliminates the Blob this way, by teleporting into a shark tank, grabbing hold of a great white, and telefragging it and himself into the Blob's ''stomach''. It's not shown what happens to the Blob's insides, but [[CruelAndUnusualDeath it's pretty well implied]]. ˛** In Creator/KevinSmith's ''ComicBook/SpiderManBlackCatTheEvilThatMenDo'', ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}} remarks on the effects of killing someone by teleporting into their body. He avoids the act based on the squick factor, and because he [[TechnicalPacifist doesn't kill people]]. The villain of the piece, Francis Klum, performs this on his brother to prevent him from raping ComicBook/BlackCat.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Comic Strips]]˛* In a Virgin Comics ''ComicStrip/DanDare'' issue, a team of commandos is poised to rescue Dare from the Mekon's battleship via jumping by dead reckoning directly into the landing bay. It's a risky move no matter how confident they are in the maths. When they arrive, they have the top halves of some very surprised enemy troopers sticking out of the deck into their ship. Their intrepid pilot was less lucky; the nose of the ship, and part of his head, were embedded into a parked shuttle.˛* In [[ a Sunday strip]] of ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', a future version of Wally, conducting some highly unethical time travel, accidentally telefrags a past co-worker when attempting to get a fresh cup of coffee from the past.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Fan Works]]˛* In ''Fanfic/TheBridge'' it's brought up but dismissed with Gigan's teleportation ability, which works through swapping Gigan's current position with an equal volumed hunk of liquid or gas matter where he's "jumping" to; but it can't work with all but extremely small bits of solid matter like dust. ˛* Avon and Vila are accidentally swap-ported into a vaultful of banknotes in the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' fic ''[[ Cavitation,]]'' resulting in a bad case of claustrophobia and the fastest heist in history.˛* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' this is explicitly weaponised as an off-shoot of the New Bifrost project (Earth's variation on the Bifrost, which uses similar ideas to build a [[Series/DoctorWho functioning Vortex Manipulator]], teleportation gates, and a 'Nexus Engine', an internal teleporter that can move something as large as a super-sized helicarrier - or the size of Camp Bastion, if Sinister's technology is based on the same principles), and the results are called 'Nexus Bombs'. They function by targeting an area or a sufficiently large foe and teleporting them without a set destination, essentially scattering them across about 2000 kilometres and multiple dimensions, and they're shown to be hideously effective. ˛* [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] at one point in ''WebVideo/MyLittlePonyTheMentallyAdvancedSeries''.˛-->'''Applejack:''' Aren't y'all worried about teleporting inside somepony?˛* ''Fanfic/PokeWars'':˛** Sabrina states she will not teleport from city to city due to the risk of this trope happening.˛** Likewise, Lugia does not allow Mew to teleport himself and Latias to Alto Mare due to the imperfection of her memories, which could lead to this trope.˛* In ''Fanfic/TheStarsWillAidTheirEscape'', Twilight, Shining Armor, and the remaining Royal Guards deliberately invoke this in order to eliminate the [[EldritchAbomination Dark]] [[{{Mooks}} Young]].˛* [[SelfInsert Legion]] in ''[[ We Are Legion]]'' manages to defeat [[WesternAnimation/YoungJustice Amazo]] after it uses Martian Manhunter's phasing ability by filling the space it occupies with bugs. Once it switches to Superman's powers and becomes tangible again, Amazo explodes.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Films -- Animation]]˛* This is discussed in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRollercoasterOfFriendship''. The film's antagonist, Vignette Valencia, has a magical phone that can teleport people to a certain room. After the girls escape the room, they realize Vignette is going to target a large crowd next and they must stop her. If they all get sent to the room at the same time, it will become "Squish City".˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]˛* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', Doc explains the reason they're out in the middle of the desert is because the De Lorean will have plenty of run-off space in a wide-open area. Sending Marty back to a place that is populated or geographically unknown would be ''very'' dangerous idea; there's a risk he could easily [[PortalSplat crash into]] someone or something that once existed there. Doc doesn't clarify if this also extends to materializing ''inside'' something that once existed as well, but the implication is that it would be just as much of a danger. In an example of MythologyGag, Doc warns Marty that he might crash on a tree that was there 100 years ago... unaware that the first thing Marty did [[Film/BackToTheFuture when he first traveled back in time]] was crashing on a tree that was there 50 years ago.˛* In ''Film/DungeonsAndDragonsWrathOfTheDragonGod'' (the infinitely better sequel to the original ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons'' movie), teleportation requires being able to accurately visualize the target location, lest this trope occur. The heroes thus search out a scrying mirror that shows images of places the user has never been. The inventor, however, as a cruel joke didn't make it perfect, so the images have a chance of being slightly off. The mortal he gave it to ended up in a wall. The mage on the team gets it somewhat better: her team is fine, but her arm is in a wall, which they then must lop off to teleport again.˛* The way the Film/{{Fantastic Four|2015}} gain their powers in the 2015 film is implied to be this, as rocks and fire from Planet Zero get into the pods of Ben Grimm and Johnny Storm, respectively, as they're being teleported back to earth, whilst Sue Storm (who didn't go on the mission) accidentally gets caught in the blast radius as the teleporter comes back.˛* In the end of the remake ''Film/TheFly1986'', this seems to be the result of teleporting someone with an inanimate object: [[spoiler:Brundle is fused with pieces of the telepod itself, and the pieces semi-randomly fill up his body.]]˛* ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' plays with this. The Thermans have built a teleporter, in the erroneous expectation that the "crew" will know how to use it...˛* ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaExperiment'' has sailors fused into the deck of the ship during the title experiment.˛* At the end of ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShowLetsDoTheTimeWarpAgain'' when Riff Raff and Magenta beam off to the planet Transsexual in the Galaxy of Transylvania, they demolish one of the castle's towers on the way out.˛* The original ''Film/{{Stargate}}'' film: There's a deleted scene where it is shown two Horus Guards apparently tried to come through the gate while it was buried. This left them ''flash-fossilised'' in solid rock. This scene is restored in the Extended Cut UsefulNotes/BluRay.˛* In the ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' canon, time travel destroys everything in its path, [[SphereOfDestruction leaving a spherical hole]] [[PortalCut around the point where the time traveler arrives]]. In the original script for the [[Film/TheTerminator first film]], however, Reese was sent back with another soldier, who was killed on arrival when he materialized halfway through some of the scenery.˛* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'':˛** In ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', Nightcrawler cites this as the reason he refuses to teleport anywhere he can't see -- "otherwise I could wind up inside a wall."˛** In ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'', John Wraith has a similar teleportation ability. When he fights Victor Creed, Creed uses his knowledge of Wraith's fighting style to lead him, causing Wraith to reappear in just the right position for Creed to get a solid grab on Wraith's [[BodyHorror spinal column]], [[NightmareFuel which he then rips out when Wraith tried to 'port again.]]˛** Azazel uses the "100 feet up" variant quite a bit in ''Film/XMenFirstClass''.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Literature]]˛* From ''Literature/AlmostNight'', Jaspike kills several people by phasing his hand through their head and rematerializing. ˛* Mentioned as a concern in the ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' novel ''[[Literature/HaloGhostsOfOnyx Ghosts of Onyx]]'' where two human ships had tried to engage their [[FasterThanLightTravel FTL slipspace drives]] without sufficient power and were turned into atomized pieces.˛* One of the ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' books had a character with an item that let her teleport anywhere by intoning where she wanted to go three times (''Wizard of Oz'' style). She uses it in a way probably not intended by the person who gave it to her when she says the name of one of the villains three times. LudicrousGibs result.˛* The protagonists of Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/TheNumberOfTheBeast'' worry about what would happen should they accidentally end up inside solid rock, mainly because their best guess is that it would create an explosion the size of a small star. Thankfully they're careful (or lucky) enough that it never happens. It is also brought up in passing in ''Literature/TheDoorIntoSummer''.˛* ''Literature/TheStarsMyDestination'':˛** In this novel by Alfred Bester, telefragging was used as an incarceration device. In the novel, every human has learned how to naturally self-teleport (called Jaunting), which made it rather difficult to detain prisoners. The method that governments used was to put the prisoners into jails which prevented them from having any knowledge of their present location (by being deep underground and in the dark, for instance). Knowing where you are, and where you're going are prerequisites for safely Jaunting. By preventing prisoners from knowing where they are, they could not Jaunt to where they'd like to be without a very large chance of ending up somewhere else entirely... like inside a mountain. Occasionally a prisoner would go insane from the isolation and attempt a "Blue Jaunt" (as in "into the wild blue..."), which was just a fancy way to commit suicide.˛** This also happens in one of the jaunting hubs during a major evacuation. The effects are not dwelt upon.˛* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':˛** When someone teleports, whatever was at their destination is sent back (see swap-porting above). In ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'', Rincewind points out this isn't much better:˛--->'''Rincewind:''' So I'd still be in the middle of a mountain but in a me-shaped hole? Oh good, instant fossil.˛** Rincewind doesn't use this however, as the method used to move him (in ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'') does use the intervening space. The explanation does however pertain in the case of Ridcully transporting himself and Granny Weatherwax in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies''. In fact, this actually becomes a plot device later on.˛** The issue is side-stepped by relating the mass of objects, rather than the space occupied -- this becomes a DeusExMachina solution in the case of Rincewind, Lord Hong and [[spoiler:the Barking Dog]]˛* Creator/TerryPratchett also references the idea in ''Literature/JohnnyAndTheBomb'', where [[TheSmartGuy Kirsty]] points out that trying to occupy the exact same space as another object is likely to cause the atomic nuclei to fuse, with [[StuffBlowingUp interesting and deadly consequences]].˛* In one of the earlier ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'' books, a party exploring some of the abandoned corridors of Benden Weyr came across a Weyrling pair (a young dragon and his equally young rider) encased in rock after a bad jump ''between''. They had no idea who they were or how long they'd been there. (We do find out who it is in ''Dragon's Blood''). A more frequent danger for the Dragonriders is simply not coming out the other side of a jump.˛* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' universe, the Floo Network (basically magical teleport conduits) and use of Portkeys (charmed objects designed to transport the user to a designated spot) are monitored and regulated to avoid such collisions. Apparating is also restricted to adult wizards and witches for this reason, as there's a good chance that parts of the wizard or witch could fail to appear in the right places (a phenomenon known as "splinching"). This happens to Ron in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Deathly Hallows]]'', and it's not pretty. Fortunately, wizarding medical science can treat pretty much everything other than death, curse injuries and (for some reason) eye maladies, so while messy, injuries resulting from failed apparition can generally be rectified with a minimum of fuss, assuming of course that you're ''not'' currently on the run from the BigBad.˛* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'':˛** Relg the Ulgo once used his power of phasing through rock to kill an attacker by phasing both of them into a boulder, then phasing just himself back out, leaving two hands gruesomely protruding from the boulder.˛** He also used a more conventional telefrag to create handholds in a rock wall, allowing the rest of the party to easily scale it, by phasing his hand in and out, instantly powdering the rock in fist-shaped holes.˛** Belgarath [[spoiler:repeats this trick on TheDragon, Belzedar, burying him in rock far underground. He's not dead, though.]]˛* May have happened in Piers Anthony's ''Literature/{{Mode}}'' series. Darius can teleport himself and others safely to any location he's familiar with. (He names a general area, visualizes it, and the magic presumably does the rest.) When the group is attacked by two soldiers, he teleports them to their castle, which can just be seen on the horizon. When another character asks if he's ever been there, he says, "No. So their arrival may be unpleasant."˛* In ''The Tomorrow War'', jumping ships absorb anything in the targeted space. So it's wise to chose a destination without an atmosphere or excessive dust. Or too strong a solar wind. And they have lots of redundant systems to survive this constant contamination. Exclusion: ships able to hang in transition state (submarine-like) exit into the normal space more slowly and somehow displace thin dust or gas. Also, volume carried by single jump drive is limited, so big ships have several, and when one of the drives or their synchronization fails, the ship is PortalCut by the jump.˛* In the short story 'Via Vortex' of the ''Sideways in Crime'' alternate history anthology, the victorious Nazis use Pseudo-Science to teleport around the world. When you are teleported somewhere you need an equal amount of human flesh to recreate yourself. Convicted criminals supply said mass. The teleport booth has a built in shower to clean out either the original disassembled 'you', or any leftover mass from the victim you reappear within.˛* The Warlock's kids from the ''Literature/WarlockOfGramarye'' series like to play by 'porting rocks inside of trees. Boom! Try it yourself, it's great fun, if you can surround yourself with [[DeflectorShields impenetrable forcefields]] to avoid splinters. And be sure to [[{{Telepathy}} telepathically scan]] the area first so no innocent bystanders get hurt. 'Kay?˛* In Creator/DavidEddings' ''Literature/TheShiningOnes'', Bhelliom mentions how unusual it is for two objects to share the same space. When asked about it:˛-->'''Bhelliom:''' I beg of thee, ask him not to continue this line of inquiry. The answers will greatly disturb him.˛* ''Series/DoctorWho'' [[Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe:]]˛** The ''Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures'' novel ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoNewAdventuresTransit Transit]]'' has a teleport network spanning the Solar System, where trains are sent through the gates. There are occasional references to the Bad Accident, which is eventually explained as what happened when two trains tried to materialise in ''almost'' the same place at the same time. They ended up merged together. And so did everyone on board.˛** Also referenced in the ''Literature/DoctorWhoMissingAdventures'' novel ''The Dark Path'', as a semi-standard military tactic used to cripple starships (e.g., by teleporting someone or something into the location where a ship's pilot is sitting) without actually damaging the ship itself -- and yes, the technique was actually referred to as "telefragging".˛* In the ''Literature/YoungWizards'' sidestories, the Feline Wizards, Arhu is arguing about the dangers inherent in the place they're going. His older partners warn against cave-ins, at which points he mentions teleporting out or simply phasing through the rock. Irritated at him being right, they pull out an unlikely and convoluted scenario involving the Gates warping the reality of the rocks he's working on, getting him stuck inside and destroyed because the rocks are "older". His elders have been working with the Gates for years; they ''know'' that this kind of thing can happen; in fact, they've probably ''seen it''. In this case, however, it was just a scare tactic - such things are possible, but they wanted him to shut up and listen since the arrogant attitude would cause dangers in itself.˛* John Birmingham's story ''[[Literature/AxisOfTime Weapons of Choice]]'' sees a [[TimeTravel time-travelling]] naval flotilla from 2021 shoot back in time to 1942. It [[TeleFrag telefrags]] the US Carrier Strike Force en-route to do battle with the Japanese at Midway. One ship from the future "intersects" with a ship in the past. The book even mentions two fused crewmembers going into a frenzy caused by pain and shock (as well as their mismatched blood types poisoning one another) and [[MutualKill kill one another]]. They end up scuttling both ships. Another ship gets PortalCut (it was too close to the edge of the Transition), and its reactor promptly blows up.˛* Creator/JamesHSchmitz's ''Literature/TelzeyAmberdon'' story "Sleep No More". Telzey is being pursued by a teleporting monster that homes in on its target's mind. She mentally projects an image of herself being inside a nearby mountain, and when the monster teleports to that location and merges with solid rock there's an explosion.˛* Creator/DeanKoontz's novel ''Literature/TheBadPlace''. Frank Pollard has a problem: when he teleports, small pieces of nearby objects end up being permanently embedded in his body. [[spoiler: As the porting is [[PowerIncontinence somewhat uncontrollable]] and resulting in more and more outside mass being incorporated, the book ends with him forcibly teleporting his villainous brother again and again until their bodies have merged and enough outside mass has been worked in to make the final configuration unable to survive.]]˛* In Michael Grant's ''Literature/{{Gone}}'', a cat teleports into a book, and the results are not pretty.˛* In the novel ''Mindbridge'' by Creator/JoeHaldeman, there is a mention of the Los Alamos disaster. "Two human bodies trying to occupy the same place at the same time turned a mountain into a deep valley and spread heavy fallout from Albuquerque to Mexico City."˛* This little ditty from ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse'':˛-->''I teleported home one night, with Ron and Sid and Meg,\˛Ron stole Meggy's heart away, and I got Sidney's leg.''˛* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' [[Franchise/StarTrekExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe:]]˛** In ''Literature/MyEnemyMyAlly'', Spock and the Captain are playing a four-dimensional chess game, which uses a small transporter to "time out" pieces to reappear in the future of the game. When Kirk is about to concede, [=McCoy=] asks to play it out, and arranges things so that several of his lesser pieces reappear in the same location as Spock's most important ones. A disapproving (and losing) Spock dubs this strategy Kamikaze Chess.˛** In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' novel ''Pathways'', Harry Kim manages to telefrag his own foot because he stepped off the transporter pad just as it was dematerializing him. He rematerialized with his foot inside a rock wall. The transporter they were using had been hacked together out of spare parts, with none of the normal safety features of a regulation one.˛** Used intentionally by Mackenzie Calhoun in a novel using a portable transporter that can send anything a short distance away using voice commands. Mac needs to destroy a generator, but he is in the process of being pummelled by an enemy near the generator. He slips the transporter (which is the size of a coin) into the enemy's pocket and tells it to transport 5 meters to the right, which happens to be the generator. Unlike normal transporters, the portable version doesn't check first to make sure there's space available, resulting in the bad guy fusing with the generator, killing the former and destroying the latter.˛** Avoided in "Inferno" book 3 of the Millennium trilogy. Due to being in a different pocket of time than ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine DS9]]'' (don't ask it's complicated and a tad confusing) a transporter lock couldn't be achieved. So O'Brien manually set the coordinates to a room he knew would be empty and to a couple feet off the floor to avoid transporting into anything/anyone or even the floor... the landing was a little rough.˛** In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' novel ''Into the Nebula'', the titular nebula causes sensor interference that renders this a risk if the transporters are used. At first, it's thought that the margin of error of 100 meters wouldn't be that much of a problem when beaming down to a planet so long as they choose a suitably empty area...until Chief O'Brien clarifies that this is 100 meters in ''all'' directions, including up and down.˛* In Creator/FredricBrown's ''What Mad Universe'', it is stated that a starship's teleporting drive should only be used to travel into outer space. If you try to emerge in a place which already contains air, it's not pretty.˛* This is a concern for Travelers in ''Literature/TheGrimnoirChronicles'', to the point where it's mentioned that while Travelers aren't all that rare, Travelers who survive to adulthood are ''very'' rare. Faye gets lucky - she only ends up with a bug stuck in her foot when she teleports without checking if the space she's jumping to is empty. Most mistakes of that nature are fatal.˛* In the ''Literature/WorldOfTiers'' series by Creator/PhilipJoseFarmer, swap-porting and PortalCut are introduced right from the start and stay important throughout the series.˛* In Russian humorous SF short story ''Monument'' by Yevgeniy and Lubov' Lukins the FirstPersonPeripheralNarrator "proves" that teleportation is impossible because of [[TeleFrag telefragging]]. Then his friend [[DieOrFly acquires]] [[StockSuperpowers the power of swap-porting]], that cuts the shape of his body and clothes out of any material. And covers the township with monuments to himself.˛* The Displacers used by Literature/TheCulture manifest as a "caisson" field that appear around the target and shrink to a point to remove it, and it its destination expand from a point to the full size of the displaced object, then vanish. Careful Minds expand or contract the field carefully so as to push the air in the target area out of the way or allow it to diffuse in... rapid displacements are effectively explosions. Displacement into sealed areas is done carefully to prevent the container from bursting (or the pressure from crushing the displacee).˛** It's revealed in ''Matter'' that an attempt to displace something through a four-dimensional barrier like the interior of an Iln Shellworld leads to the object's mass converting to energy on contact, similar to an antimatter explosion.˛* Farslayer the Sword of Vengeance in the ''Literature/BookOfSwords'' series kills its targets this way. Once Farslayer is swung with a target in mind, it becomes a ghostly blade that relentlessly seeks out its target no matter where they are hiding and only becomes solid again after it has embedded itself in the target's heart. The catch is that the sword remains stuck in its victim, so anyone seeking vengeance for the victim (hence the title "Sword of Vengeance") who has a good idea of who is responsible (and the Sword can understand vaguely worded instructions on the order of "kill whoever did this", even if the holder doesn't have the slightest idea who that person might be) can throw Farslayer right back. Two feuding families were wiped out this way as they kept [[CycleOfRevenge launching Farslayer at each other]].˛* In ''Literature/TheStarsAtWar'', when multiple vessels transit a jump point at the same time, they are randomly repositioned, possibly resulting in two ships appearing in the same place and being destroyed in a huge explosion. With large battle fleets, interpenetration losses are almost certain for simultaneous jumps. [[HordeOfAlienLocusts The Bugs]] do it anyway in combat situations, considering the superior concentration of firepower worth the losses; the civilized races jump sequentially, and make up for their slower arrival by sending a wave of robotic missile pods through first.˛* In ''Literature/TheZombieKnight'', Ibai Blackburn's favorite combat trick is to teleport enemies into walls, resulting in instant sculptures. However, the tactic failed when he tried it on Asad Najir, since even Marshrock's soul-empowered walls are no match for Asad's passive defense.˛* In one of the ''Literature/ZacharyNixonJohnson'' novels, the villain is ultimately defeated by causing her to teleport into a wall.˛* ''Literature/CiaphasCain'':˛** PlayedForLaughs in ''For the Emperor'' when Amberley Vail dives for a gun and is shot at mid-dive, causing her displacer field to activate. This teleports her safely out of the way of the bolter shot but Cain hears a crash and "some unladylike cursing" from her. Amberley's accompanying footnote briefly explains that a displacer field conserves momentum ([[VideoGame/{{Portal}} in other words, speedy thing goes in, speedy thing comes out]]) and concludes that "it was a stupid place to put a table, anyway."˛** In ''The Traitor's Hand'', the Valhallan 597th hits a Chaos installation only to have a group of [[BloodKnight World Eaters Chaos Space Marines]] teleport into the facility ahead of them. They had just teleported from ships orbiting on one side of the planet to literally the complete opposite side, and Cain wonders to himself how many World Eaters are now entombed thousands of kilometers underground.˛* While extremely rare, there is a chance in ''Literature/StarCarrier'' for a ship exiting [[FasterThanLightTravel meta-space]] to hit another ship, resulting in both of them exploding spectacularly, regardless of their size. Usually, when a fleet jumps together, the ships' [=AIs=] coordinate the jump using protocols meant to prevent this sort of thing. Unfortunately, when combined fleets of multiple countries jump together, their protocols may not match up. In one novel, this results in a Russian ship slamming into a USNA ship that has just arrived.˛* In the Russian ''Death Zone'' SharedUniverse, each of the Five Zones has a perpetual twister at the center, representing the point of a dimensional link between the Zones and the mysterious Node. In a certain area close to the twister, people can use a special device to shift between the Zones. While that area is pretty empty, there's always a small chance for a person to end up inside an object during the shift. Then again, this is [[EverythingTryingToKillYou hardly the worst thing that can happen in the Zones]].˛* In Creator/OctaviaButler's novel ''Kindred'', one of Dana's uncontrolled TimeTravel trips costs her an arm when she arrives in the present too close to a solid wall.˛* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Starfire}}'' novels, ships normally proceed through jump points one at a time because there's a risk that ships going through simultaneously could intersect when they emerge, which results in their immediate destruction. As a result, jump points can usually be defended because defenders should theoretically always have more firepower that only has to focus on one ship at a time. If an attacker is desperate (or uses WeHaveReserves tactics), sending a mass of ships through at once will inevitably result in at least some of them interpenetrating, but enough could survive to clear a space big enough for the rest of the fleet to come through normally.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Live-Action TV]]˛* ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'':˛** In the season two finale, Gordon [[TeleportSpam abuses his teleportation powers]] while fighting Coulson's team [[spoiler:and winds up impaling himself on a pipe that Fitz was wielding]].˛** In the season five premiere, the team gets teleported to the Lighthouse space station. When they arrive, May ends up with a piece of rebar through her leg.˛* ''Series/BabylonFive'':˛** Jump points destroy everything around them. This is used by Minbari as weapon in the Movie "In the Beginning" and attempted by {{scary dogmatic aliens}} in episode "A View from the Gallery".˛** Opening a [[SubspaceOrHyperspace jump point]] inside an active [[CoolGate jump gate]] is called the "Bonehead Maneuver". It got that name because it's pretty much a [[TakingYouWithMe suicide attack]], since a larger ship wouldn't have the speed to get out of the blast radius in time, and a smaller ship wouldn't have the power output to open its own jump point in the first place. [[spoiler:Not even warships built by the [[{{Precursors}} First Ones]] can survive it]]. [[CoolShip White]] [[PintSizedPowerhouse Star]] corvettes used by the Rangers have [[ExploitedImmunity both]] the requisite escape speed and self-jump capability, however.˛* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'':˛** During a rescue mission, one of the raptors in a squad miscalculates its jump, and arrives inside a mountain.˛** In "Someone to Watch Over Me", [[spoiler:when Boomer jumps while fleeing ''Galactica'', she tears out a section of the hull because she's too close.]]˛** And then in the finale, "Daybreak", [[spoiler:an entire squadron of Raptors jumps out from ''Galactica'''s sealed-off flightpod. It happens ridiculously quickly, but FreezeFrameBonus watching reveals the maneuver absolutely ''ruins'' the flightpod with the damage it causes.]]˛* Used in ''Series/BlakesSeven'' when Creator/BrianBlessed's character, while explaining his [[EvilTastesGood thirst]] for power [[LargeHam in his usual manner]], accidentally steps onto the teleporter. The crew of the ''Liberator'' tries to send him back to his planet... but unfortunately for him, it's out of range.˛* ''Series/DoctorWho'':˛** "Nightmare of Eden" begins with a hyperspace traffic accident that results in two spaceships interpenetrating.˛** In "Remembrance of the Daleks", the Doctor sabotages a Dalek teleporter so it telefrags ''itself'', with the Dalek's insides and outsides trying to occupy the same space.˛** In "The Doctor's Wife", Nephew is "[[ExpospeakGag redistributed]]" when he happens to be standing right where the Doctor's makeshift TARDIS materializes.˛** The TARDIS herself seems to have safeguards in place that prevent this. It's been shown that when she ''does'' decide to materialize around someone or something, they get deposited safely inside the console room.˛** In "The Husbands of River Song", River tries to take off in the TARDIS, having just stolen a tyrant's [[LosingYourHead detachable head.]] Unfortunately, the safeguards detect his body ''outside'' the ship and the engines shut down automatically.˛** "The Time Monster" and "Logopolis" demonstrate that when two [=TARDISes=] try to materialize in the same space, they somehow '''both''' materialize simultaneously in both the outside world and the other's console room, leading to {{Mind Screw}}y but harmless effects. However, "The Time Monster" also explains that it is possible to override the safety features and cause a "Time Ram", which is a straight example of this and will destroy them both.˛* ''Series/EarthFinalConflict'':˛** An episode has a man build a teleportation device, which he uses to teleport bombs directly to the target to perform assassinations. When his hideout is discovered, he promptly teleports himself to a warehouse he owns, only to be half-embedded in some shelves, which had been moved when the feds raided the place earlier. Realizing he is pretty much dead, he chooses to destroy his creation to prevent it from falling into the Taelon hands. He does this by teleporting to the same exact location. According to Augur, this will create an anti-matter explosion.˛** Another example in the final season, when an [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Atavus]] female uses a modified ID portal to go back to the distant past, when the Atavus ruled the Earth, and humans were still cavemen. Renee goes after her and then jumps back. The Atavus female enters the portal, but Renee has already turned it to face a wall. The Atavus ends up embedded in it.˛* ''Series/{{Eureka}}'' The season 4 episode "Crossing Over" had objects from 1947 being pulled into the present by an unstable wormhole. Red Woods through the rotunda, a fighter plane through the wall of Cafe Diem, a nuclear warhead through the infirmary, and worst of all an unfired 50 caliber bullet in the chest of Joe Lupo (luckily missing her heart and lungs by a cm).˛* In an episode of ''Series/{{Fringe}}'', a building from the other universe ends up in ours, resulting in a man being fused with parts of the building as well as his own duplicate.˛* This is the fate of an admiral in ''Series/OtherSpace'', resulting in new rules against leadership being the first to explore new worlds.˛* ''Series/{{Sliders}}'':˛** The timer has safeguards to ensure that our heroes always slide into open air over solid ground. When malfunctioning, it's been known to send them into a broom closet or in the middle of the ocean.˛** Or, in a memorable incident, half of them high in the air, landing on a window washer's rig, and the other half safely on the ground.˛** Another example had the portal open halfway in a building with two of the heroes ending up inside and two outside.˛* ''Franchise/StarTrek'':˛** ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'':˛*** In the episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS7E11ThePegasus The]] ''[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS7E11ThePegasus Pegasus]]''", the title USS ''Pegasus'' has a Tele-Frag-like encounter with an asteroid, thanks to a cloaking device that makes the ship intangible. It broke while the ship was drifting through an asteroid field, and the ship ends up embedded halfway inside solid rock.˛*** In "In Theory", a nebula destabilizes the matter within the ship, causing it to warp or become briefly intangible. Some poor crew member ends up falling partway through a floor before it becomes solid again. Not actually teleportation, but the end result is remarkably similar.˛*** "The Schizoid Man" has the ''Enterprise'' jump to warp while executing a transport, as they were in a big hurry for another emergency and needed to offload the away team as quickly as possible. The transport doesn't kill anyone, but it has the effect of causing the away team to be briefly shifted a few meters from their destination. Deanna remarks that she thought she was inside a wall for a few moments, which Worf explains is exactly what happened.˛** An early episode of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' has a malfunctioning food replicator (which works by a variation of the [[{{Teleportation}} transporter]] technology) fuse an alien halfway into the floor.˛** In episodes of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', a RedShirt (uh, Red Stripe?) who gets beamed up during a windstorm in a forest appears with leaves and sticks stuck in him, while another who gets beamed out in a sandstorm gets a [[BodyHorror dermis full of sand]]. They live, though. These kinds of thing happen when the transporter's still in beta. All things considered, by far not the worst thing to happen to anybody because of the Transporters. Though it is understandable why nobody wants to actually ''use'' that thing on the show.˛* ''Series/StargateSG1'' has the aptly-named "iris", a DilatingDoor that covers the wormhole of the SGC's stargate. Anyone trying to enter unannounced ends up obliterated against it, because the iris is so close to the wormhole that not even a molecule can reintegrate without hitting it. A season seven episode shows the latest Goa'uld BigBad Anubis having duplicated the SGC's iris at one of his bases with a force field across the Stargate impenetrable except to his Kull {{Super Soldier}}s. In ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', the city of {{Atlantis}} has a similar force field that can be raised across its own stargate.˛** The short-range transporters used by the Goa'uld have safeguards against this - anything within the descending rings gets exchanged with whatever is within the rings on the other end. ˛* A case of accidental telefragging in the two-part FreakyFridayFlip episode "Dreamland" of ''Series/TheXFiles''. During a test run with an experimental and top secret aircraft by the more secretive parts of the military, something went wrong that had space-time warping in the area. The results? One of the pilots is fused to a boulder and still breathing, a lizard is found with its head inside a rock and [[AndIMustScream somehow still alive]] a clerk in a nearby gas station is found sunk on the ground up to his waist, a couple that were getting intimate is found [[BodyHorror fused together]] by their friend, and Mulder finds a pair of dimes intersecting each other at a right angle. [[spoiler: Mulder also trades his consciousness with an Area 51 worker, hence the FreakyFridayFlip]].˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Roleplay]]˛* Jacob from ''Roleplay/DawnOfANewAgeOldportBlues'' can [[TimeMaster rewind objects]] and then have them replay their actions. Any object that he rewinds is immediately teleported back in its path to the place where the rewind starts. If something else has come to occupy that space in the meantime, then the results can be messy. Jacob first found this out when he accidentally rewound a screwdriver into Barbra, killing her (fortunately, she's {{immortal|ity}}).˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Tabletop Games]]˛* In ''TabletopGame/{{Battletech}}'', the odds of telefragging when a [[FasterThanLightTravel JumpShip]] jumps are astronomically slim due to the vastness of space. However, the annihilation of whatever interplanetary medium matter was in the destination point when a ship jumps in-system emits an electromagnetic pulse which is easily detectable.˛* ''The Compleat Arduin'', ''Book 2: Resources''. If the caster of a Tandoora's Teleportation Spell rolls a miss and ends up in a solid object (like a ceiling or a floor) they suffer immediate and permanent death.˛* In ''TabletopGame/{{Continuum}}'', the rules specifically state that "spanning" (instantaneous travel through space and/or time) carries no risk of materializing the spanner in a wall or solid object. Air and liquids part to make space for the spanner. When trying to span into a solid object, you will be placed near the object instead. Of course, that does not mean that spanning there is ''safe'', just that you will not occupy the same space as another object. You're still pretty much screwed if you span into the bottom of the ocean or into a furnace. The reason for this protection from materializing inside another object becomes clear when you learn about the mechanics of spanning: [[spoiler:Basically, your body is broken down at one end and rebuilt at the other by nano machines. Much of the details of this process is handled by the nano machines rather than the user, including the exact location. As such, the programming automatically avoids solid objects.]]˛* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'':˛** Teleportation spells tend to feature a failsafe that, in the event of a spellcaster accidentally attempting to teleport himself into a wall or some other invalid location, will shunt the spellcaster to the nearest valid (read: empty) square. However, if said square is too far away from the initial target location, the spellcaster starts taking damage with every square he is shunted through. Some of the more safe variants shunts you into the Astral Plane if you can't be shunted to a nearby square. That may or may not be a bad thing, depending.˛** In the 1[[superscript:st]] and 2[[superscript:nd]] editions there was no failsafe: if you teleported into a solid object, you died. That's [[ProperlyParanoid one of two]] reasons why wizards who weren't feebleminded too frequently tend to ''scry'' on poorly-known locations before jumping there, when possible. From ''AD&D 2'' on, there's also a variant of ''teleport'' that's two spell levels higher and which simply fails rather than depositing the caster off-target (even if that arrival point would also be safe).˛** The Blood Magus prestige class in 3[[superscript:rd]] edition has this as an ability. You can teleport by simply entering one living being, and coming out of another one you know, wherever they are. It's normally harmless for everybody involved, but if you wish, you can make what the game charmingly calls a "catastrophic exit", literally exploding your way out of the destination point.˛** 2[[superscript:nd]] edition has an ''immunity to metal'' spell that makes a creature intangible to metal, thus weapons go harmlessly right through it. That's normally an excellent defense, but if metal intersects the body when the spell expires or is dispelled, the subject is instantly killed. Thus, although it's a dangerous proposition, the spell could be used on an enemy before luring it into crossing something metallic, like cell bars, and then timely dispel it.˛* In ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}'' you simply can't teleport in this way. Even a CriticalFailure lands you in an open location.˛* In ''TabletopGame/HcSvntDracones'' this is a risk with Cuil 3 Dislocation implants, you have a chance of materializing ''inside'' the planet instead of ''on'' it, which is instant death.˛* In both ''TabletopGame/HeroSystem 5th'' and ''6th'' editions, you can't teleport into something solid. A teleporter's "natural safety system" will automatically shift him to the nearest clear area big enough for him. However, this is a severe shock to that teleporter's system, and you don't get any defenses against that damage, so better hope the GM rolls low.˛* ''TabletopGame/{{Paranoia}}'', on the other hand, does ''not'' have this kind of pleasant upgrade to the Teleportation power. One bad roll and you can wind up as mincemeat.˛* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Starfire}}'' series, ships travelling via wormhole reappear in a random position. Normally a fleet will pass through one by one to avoid accidents, but if the race involved doesn't care about losses the ships can pass through simultaneously. They risk reappearing in the same space and blowing up. The novelizations also use this one, especially ''Literature/TheShivaOption''.˛* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'':˛** The Orks of use a heavy weapon called a Shokk Attack gun, that fires a small orkoid called a snotling through the Warp (40k's version of hyperspace and hell) to emerge inside its target. Consider also that the Warp is, at best, insanity inducing, so this gun basically teleports a gibbering, homicidally mad imp into either your vehicle's cockpit... or a unit's abdominal cavity. HilarityEnsues (as does Squick) and that's when it ''works''! The sheer amount of mishaps a Big Mek can have with it is both hilarious and terrifying to both sides of the fight.˛** In earlier editions they also had a support gun that could teleport enemies randomly. This had predictable results if they were teleported ''down''.˛** Most forms of personal teleportation in ''Warhammer 40000'' present an inverted risk: teleporting into an enemy makes YOU roll on the "Deep Strike Mishap Table" -- this has a chance of making your personal teleporter ''explode'' -- but does nothing to your foe (the same mechanic is used for paratroopers getting shot down and tunneling units suffering a cave-in).˛** Also, daemon summoning usually results in the major daemon appearing "in" the caster or sacrificial victim.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Video Games]]˛* In ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'', if one stands on a teleporter exit point when another goes through the teleporter, the player on the exit point will be launched at high speeds in a random direction. If the teleporter is in a narrow hallway and it sends the launched player into the wall next to the exit point, expect LudicrousGibs, because they'll probably both have rocket launchers out.˛* In the ''[[VideoGame/{{X}} X-Universe]]'' series of games, ships travel between different sectors of space through jumpgates. Jumpgates are two way, meaning that ships both enter and leave sectors from the same portal. Meaning, you can use your jumpdrive to jump to a distant sector for a mission... right as a 5 kilometer long vessel is entering the jumpgate's event horizon (where ''you'' are). The Terran sectors in ''X3: Terran Conflict'' were notorious for this, as they have very active military patrols which fly between the smaller Terran gates very often. The issue became so annoying in ''[=X3TC=]'' that the developers changed how smaller ships enter the gate in an update -- they now fly towards it from slightly above or below, and enter the gate at its very edge, rather than the direct center, which capital ships use, in order to avoid any chance of being rammed to death by an inbound or outbound capital ship.˛* Telefragging [[TropeNamer got its name]] from the ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' series, where if someone teleported in and you were standing at that exact spot, you'd get reduced to LudicrousGibs and the teleporting player would be awarded a frag.˛** The initial release of ''Doom'' did not have telefragging. If you tried to use a teleporter and an object or enemy was standing on the destination point, the teleporter would simply not work. This counted as a GameBreakingBug, as many levels could no longer be completed if an enemy got "stuck" over the destination point and made the teleporter unusable. This was fixed in a later release by making the incoming entity frag whatever is standing on the exit point, and this evolved into a gameplay mechanism.˛** ''Doom II'''s final boss shoots cubes that [[MookMaker cause monsters to teleport in when they hit the ground]]. If you are standing there, you die instantly even if god mode is on (this is because god mode only protects against attacks less than 1,000 damage, and telefragging does 10,000). Interestingly, [[ monsters aren't allowed to telefrag]] outside of the final level. This can clearly be seen on many maps, where a huge horde of monsters teleports in -- one monster at a time, shortly after the previous one is killed.˛** ''TNT: Evilution'' uses this in the final map, where the player had to navigate a series of platforms and if they took the wrong path, they would be teleported into a second copy of themselves, promptly telefragging ''themselves''.˛** A truly horrific version crops up in [[Literature/{{Doom}} the novelization of the first game]], where the Japanese female Marine and her CO are fused at the head upon using a teleporter. Their immediate solution? [[DrivenToSuicide Blow their brains out.]]˛* ''VideoGame/{{Heretic}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Hexen}}'', being Doom-engine-based games, naturally have telefragging, though they may or may not have the restriction mentioned above of non-boss monsters not being allowed to telefrag. There are probably few Hexen players who haven't been telefragged by Korax at least once. And careful when playing co-op! If two people enter a teleporter in quick succession or even simultaneously, a double telefrag is the usual result.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Quake}}'':˛** Shub-Niggurath (named after one of HP Lovecraft's {{Eldritch Abomination}}s), the final boss, is only killable by this method. There's a weird looking spiked sphere that flies around the boss room and deposits the player wherever it happens to be when you go into the teleporter, and at one point, the pod goes into Shub's body. If you go into the teleporter at that point, the result is a VERY messy demise for the Hell-Mother.˛*** In ''Quake Champions'' the character Ranger (who was the player character of the original Quake) possesses an ability called Dire Orb that is capable of telefragging other players if activated at the right moment. His character description explains that he acquired this Orb from Shub-Niggurath's steaming remains.˛** In Multiplayer ''Quake'', for those lucky enough to have played over LAN and not Dial-up, nested telefrags were quite common. Player A respawns and Telefrags Player B, who respawns and Telefrags Player A who Telefrags Player B who Telefrags Player A ad infitum. Naturally, this problem decreases rapidly with the size of a map and quantity of respawn points on it. Sometimes, the match might even ''start'' with a few players getting telefragged. This actually happened in the LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/{{Daikatana}}'' (about 10 minutes into Lair of Medusa) due to a glitch, resulting in [[HilarityEnsues much hilarity]]. ''Quake 2'' multiplayer introduced a server option called "Spawn Furthest" which would always try to use the respawn point furthest from all other players to prevent this from happening... at least, as long as an unoccupied point is available.˛** Likewise, teleporting enemies can also telefrag the player.˛** In an instance of "reverse telefrag", attempting a telefrag on a player with the [[InvincibilityPowerUp Pentagram of Protection]] causes the inbound player to explode instead. The explanation is that the inbound player "feels Satan's power".˛* In the Seal of Nehahra, a four-hour long Machinima fully rendered in ''Quake'' which expands on its plot, an Ogre named Zin accidentally telefrags a Death Knight standing on a teleporter pad. It is this incident which inspires Sergeant Lawrence Maxwell to orchestrate the aforementioned teleporter and spiked sphere in Shub-Niggurath's Lair.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Homeworld}}'' in multiplayer opening a hyperspace portal on top of another ship would result in both ships being destroyed. With super bad luck this could result in a destroyer opening a portal on top of a fighter and being destroyed, or with super good luck a frigate opening a portal on top of a carrier or even an enemy mothership instantly destroying it.˛* Used in ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' where, if an enemy is standing on top of a Teleporter and a player uses the Teleporter, they are awarded a kill (if both players are on the same team [[FriendlyFireproof nothing happens]]) - even if the enemy is [[NighInvulnerability ÜberCharged]]. A common strategy for Spies is to sap a Teleporter entrance and stand on top of it so that when the Engineer breaks the sapper, the Spy teleports through, kills the Engineer in doing so, and can sap his buildings with impunity.˛** An Engineer can also telefrag by using the Eureka Effect to teleport to his Teleporter exit while an enemy is standing on it.˛** The Helltower map gives the players access to an assortment of spells, one of which is Teleport. Targeting the ground under an enemy's feet with this spell will teleport you into them and kill them instantly. [[DevelopersForesight It even has its own kill icon]].˛** See also [[ this video.]]˛* A staple of the ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament'' series, through use of both teleporter gates or the Translocator Beacon. Also, a damaged Translocator beacon would always TeleFrag the ''user'' and credit the kill to whoever damaged the beacon, making it a good idea to leave the beacon in an out-of-the-way area when not using it as a rapid approach device. (Damaged beacons cannot be automatically recalled, either; they must be manually recovered.) If you have ImprobableAimingSkills, you could shoot the translocator beacon of anyone trying to rapidly approach with it while it's still flying through the air. Amusingly, the Translocator could be used to self-Telefrag if done properly (usually by throwing it straight up, teleporting, throwing another before falling, etc. until you reach terminal velocity). The personal teleporter refuses to activate when the beacon is under the foot of an ally, but a teleporter gate allows a player to kill allies, even when friendly fire is turned off.˛* [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' in the "Schools of Arcane Magic" books:˛-->''Make absolutely certain you know your destination before attempting to teleport... attempts to cast a teleportation "on the fly" often result in one very dead mage inside a wall, chair, or another mage. And I don't mean in a fun way.''˛* The teleport pads in ''VideoGame/{{Tribes}}'' (which either came with the base game or one of the most popular mods ironically played more than the real game itself) killed you if you stood on them when someone was coming through. It also would kill you if you were too heavy.˛* In ''[[Videogame/{{Tribes}} Tribes 2]]'', vehicle pads will instantly kill any player standing in the way of the vehicle it's about to start building. Usually it accidentally telefrags an ally, but some players bait enemies into flying at them over the vehicle pad, then immediately build a flying vehicle as the enemy passes over, [[WeaponizedTeleportation instantly gibbing the enemy player]].˛* ''VideoGame/{{Crusader}}'':˛** Though you can't teleport into anyone else, telepad mishaps can kill -- once, even to advance the plot!˛** And then in the second game, one gets a weapon to sabotage telepads, killing anyone incoming on them. You can telefrag ''yourself'' that way if the pad was supposed to be your escape route later on. Time to start the level over again...˛* Ill-designed maps in old FPS games (or ones subjected to abuse beyond all reason) have been known to reach a state where each character returns into play before the previous one has had time to get out of the way, causing the creation of the gib fountain.˛* It's a lot worse when you don't get telefragged by bad spawns. Spending the first five minutes of a round of ''VideoGame/CounterStrike'' trying to get [[EnemyWithout separated]] from the person who spawned [[EnemyWithin into your head]] is not a good way to relax.˛* In ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved''[='s=] multiplayer, if you try to go through a one-way teleporter, and somebody else is in the receiving end, you'll be blocked out for quite some time. The guy blocking will have his screen go white and his controller vibrate, and then finally he'll die and the teleporter will be sent through, receiving a telefrag for his effeorts. However, since this takes time to do, the guy trying to teleport may end up screwed if he's relying on the teleporter to escape from death, and the guy blocking will be completely unharmed.˛** This can also be a tactic: sit on the exit, and wait for someone to try to use it. When your screen starts going white, step back. The traveller generally won't have time to react to that "Teleporter is blocked" message on their screen, and will appear right in front of you, facing the other way. Free kill.˛** Dropped in the Mac/PC port, where corking the exit is a major part of strategy. Unfortunately, there is still one ''very embarrassing'' type of telefrag: If unattended vehicles are set to respawn and you're standing at the wrong spawn point, it will literally pounce on top of you for an instant kill.˛* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'' as well as ''{{VideoGame/The Legend of Zelda Oracle|Games}} of Ages'', avoid this with travel between their two worlds/time periods. If you try to transport yourself into a solid object you'll flash for a bit and then be kicked back to your original position, able to adjust your position and try again.˛* ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'':˛** A boss in ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaOrderOfEcclesia'' uses a glyph to pass through walls to avoid the explosions of the bombs he fills the room with and carries an infinite amount of Super Potions, making it impossible to kill him the normal way. Absorb the glyph while he's inside the wall and he dies instantly.˛** In ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaI'', Dracula has a nasty habit of teleporting on top of Simon, regularly enough it may even be deliberate. It doesn't kill the player instantly, but does take a quarter of his life meter off, and is just one part of what makes the first phase of the boss fight such a challenge. Fortunately, the player gets a bit of warning as Dracula is initially intangible when he ports in, but the player has to be ''fast'' to move out of the way before the Count materializes fully.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Iji}}'':˛** Komato Assassins carry a device that allows them to teleport around at will. They mentally map out the area prior to the fight, and are trained to stop pursuit if the prey leaves that area to avoid teleporting into a wall. As part of the backstory, Assassin Asha got too wrapped up in the pursuit of an enemy, ignored his training, and lost his arm in precisely this fashion.˛** Also, Sector 8 has a Trapmine -- an item you can set on a teleport pad that goes off when anyone teleports through it, instagibbing the sucker that uses it (except in version 1.6) and rendering the teleporter unusable. [[spoiler:Do NOT use it when Dan tells you to: save it for a later teleporter in the same sector, where it is much more needed]].˛* The Malor spell in ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' involves teleportation via punching in grid references for the desired area. The catch? Punch it in wrong and you could appear inside a rock or some other undesirable place, [[TotalPartyKill killing the entire party]].˛* In ''VideoGame/{{Roblox}}'', the [=CFrame=] system actively tries to keep players (and other objects) from sticking into each other, even if they have disabled collision. (Sidestepped by scripting and simultaniously anchoring the bricks, preventing flying stuff from going everywhere. For non-[=CanCollideable=] objects, the physics object "[=BodyPosition=]" also works.) Sometimes it also leads to players stacked up on a [=SpawnLocation=]. Telefragging must be deliberately scripted into a place (and even then it's hard.) The trope is also played straight with Regeneration Buttons: If a player stand where an object is created when the button is pushed, they are trapped inside until either they reset themselves (many in-game items have been created to do this in the most humorous way possible) or a benevolent player triggers the regen again, which normally has a delay timer. Sometimes, a place creator may actually put the regen button right below where the seat of a vehicle appears, causing the player to instantly get control of the vehicle. Kid-friendly LudicrousGibs result if a player dies in any way (being a Lego-like game, they literally fall apart, no blood involved, though a player's head may roll away to who-knows-where, taking the camera with it since the camera only watches the head, not the player as a whole), and if they were the driver of a vehicle, it also falls apart.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Achron}}'' features a time specific version of this called "chronofragging". When a unit travels through time, if the location at the arrival time is occupied, the unit will chronofrag whatever unit it runs into, dealing significant damage to both units. This can most easily happen if you set a unit near a chronoporter. If the unit is standing idly for a while and gets sent back in time, it will still be standing in that spot in the past (since it hasn't moved) and will frag itself. Traditional Telefragging, however, is prevented. They just teleport slightly to the side.˛* In ''VideoGame/StarControl'' and ''Star Control 2'', the special power of the [[FlyingSaucer Arilou spaceship]] is random teleport through the battlefield (a Colombus-effect bubble of space around planet). There is a small non-cumulative chance every time you teleport to end up inside the planet. This doesn't end well for you.˛* In ''VideoGame/MightyFlipChamps'', teleporting into a wall would kill you.˛* In its SpiritualSuccessor ''VideoGame/MightySwitchForce'', you can (and are occasionally required to) telefrag enemies by switching while an enemy is standing in front of a background block. You can quite easily do the same thing to yourself if you aren't paying attention or your timing is off, and in fact this becomes one of the biggest hazards in some later stages.˛* Before Legend Entertainment got awarded with the job of making ''VideoGame/UnrealIITheAwakening'', they made a FPS based on ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' universe with a magic system that used Ter'Angreal as the weapons.˛** One of the Ter'Angreal available in multiplayer was "Swap Places", which experienced players could use to set up a TeleFrag on their opponents. For example, sic Swap Places on your opponent, don a Fire Shield and jump into the lava. Or use it to drop the player into the ring of Explosive Wards you set up beforehand; if they're running, momentum should do the rest. Or fire it at the guy who trapped you in ice with Freeze.˛** There's also Shift, which shifts you ahead about 5 feet and breaks the lock of any tracking weapons on you. It's good for escapes, but it's possible to telefrag yourself into, say, an incoming fireball.˛* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekEliteForce'' multiplayer, if two or more players (or bots) try to enter a teleporter simultaneously, both will be killed in the ensuing "transporter accident."˛* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert'':˛** The Allies's Chronosphere was based on the legend/myth of the Philadelphia Experiment from the second World War, which was an experiment to attempt to create cloaking technology that twisted space and time enough to make the ship "teleport" back and forth between the docks of two different countries, which caused some of the crew to burn up, fuse with the ship's hull, or plain disappear. According to the original lore the remaining surivors went insane after the experience.˛** The original game let the Allied chronosphere perform this on when used on an APC, always disintegrating the passengers. You could only chronoshift into an empty space, though, avoiding the most common kind of telefrag. It was also possible for overuse of the Chronosphere to create a "Chrono Vortex", a swirling distortion of space and time which would destroy things that were too close to the distortion.˛** ''Red Alert 2'' enabled it as a viable tactic. One could even transport enemy units, meaning you could force a friendly-fire telefrag. By RA 3 you can destroy a construction vehicle using a Chronosphere and a dog.˛** ''Red Alert 2'' also features accidental teleportation: if you chronoshift units onto uneven ground, units that end up on higher elevation may end up inside the ground and explode.˛** For a more interesting variant, you could also chronoshift enemy land units into water and watch them die. Sadly, the expansion made this less useful, as more amphibious units got introduced in ''Red Alert 3''. Fortunately, this tactic also works with impassable pieces of terrain, so even an amphibious unit can be telefraged if you have cliff or even a building handy.˛** There's also teleporting sea units onto land. Nothing quite like bombing an opponent's war factory...with ''a pair of aircraft carriers''.˛* In ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'', you can only teleport (or teleport other people) to places you can see, but this is mainly due to game mechanics. Additionally, the game mechanics actively prevent this from happening; if someone is standing at another character's teleport destination, one of the two characters will be pushed aside.˛* Mentioned in ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}'' in some {{Mooks}} random dialogue when examining a corpse, [[ "The subject... appears to have been ripped apart from the inside... probably a failed teleport."]]˛* You can pull this off in ''VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}'' if you're [[YetAnotherStupidDeath incredibly careful about it.]] [[spoiler:The main use is to kill shopkeepers without it being counted against you.]]˛* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion's'' "Shivering Isles" expansion, the Daedric prince Sheogorath (the ruler of the dimension the game takes place in) executes those who break his laws by teleporting the condemned to a point well above the execution grounds, and letting them fall the rest of the way there.˛* In ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness''' Trapper Dimension, the player character uses teleporters to move throughout the area. If a {{Mook}} happens to be standing where the exit is, they'll be reduced to little chunks. There's usually a [[GiantMook Horror]] standing on at least one of the exits.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Gauntlet}}'' has teleport squares; beaming in from (not on) one of these could TeleFrag just about anything. Even Death.˛* ''Videogame/EYEDivineCybermancy'' features "The Dragon" psychic ability. When it is used while targeting an organic enemy, it'll instantly teleport the player inside the enemy, and cause the enemy to explode in a [[LudicrousGibs shower of blood.]]˛* In ''[[VideoGame/DarkForcesSaga Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast]]'', characters enter and respawn in a versus match through a beam of energy. Getting hit by one of these beams results in getting "crushed into another dimension by x". A more amusing example is setting the number of bots to 10 and starting up a match in the Imperial Labs: Raven map. Because of how incredibly small the map is compared to other areas, spawn points are cluttered up, if not, overlap with one another. No matter what you do, you will ALWAYS start up the game automatically telefragging an enemy or an ally, or several people at once.˛* In ''VideoGame/PlanetSide 2'', vehicles are constructed instantly on the vehicle pads when a player requests one at a vehicle terminal. Any player or object standing on the pad when the vehicle is built will instantly die, with no exceptions. Pity the poor tank pilot who accidentally backs up onto a pad when another player on his empire builds a Flash ATV. The first game was more forgiving, giving the dope on the vehicle pad two or three seconds of warning.˛* In ''VideoGame/StarFoxAdventures'', it is rare but possilble for the bat enemies in certain locations to respawn inside a cave wall. This causes them to be eternally stuck in the spawning animation, and never be replaced.˛* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', the Fade Cloak spell, which allows the user to briefly phase through foes and their attacks unharmed, can be upgraded with "Decloaking Blast", which deals massive damage and knockback when the user rematerializes within an enemy.˛* In ''VideoGame/IttleDew'', you can use the Portal Wand to warp enemies onto [[SpikesOfDoom spikes]] for an instant kill. [[DemonicSpider Petal Slugs]] can only be killed this way.˛* In ''[[VideoGame/RType The Third Lightning]]'', the final stage involves traversing an alien dimension that constantly phases in and out of reality. You must maneuver your ship into a circular dimensional "warp" that drifts through solid walls as they appear. But the warp itself can disappear and reappear elsewhere and if you were inside the walls when the warp fades out it's instantly fatal.˛* Discussed in ''VideoGame/ShadowWarrior2013'' with regards to Hoji's chi portals. After the second one nearly drops Wang off a cliff, he starts chewing Hoji out. Hoji responds that he's still rusty with the portals; if he tried to make them closer to the ground Wang might materialize several feet ''under''ground. Wang withdraws his complaint.˛* In ''VideoGame/{{Dofus}}'', this is an explicit power of the Xelor class. It even calls the ability "Telefrag". (It's not an instant kill, however, but a debuff that makes other Xelor spells more powerful when used on a Telefragged target)˛* In ''Videogame/{{Minecraft}}'' Tele-Frag appears mostly as a result of glitches:˛** Using an enderpearl to teleport may cause you to become stuck inside a block and possibly suffocate and die.˛** An animal that goes through a netherportal may become stuck in the blocks of the portal when re-emerging on the other side, resulting in it suffocating and dying if you can't get it out in time. Making a larger portal reduces the risk of this happening. ˛* In ''VideoGame/{{Warp}}'' tele-fragging is your #1 offensive option but is 100% completely optional after tutorial section, just know it will count against you if you do it too much leading to the DownerEnding or Meh ending.˛* ''VideoGame/Titanfall2'' has a Pilot execution where the executing player phases into their target, exploding them from the inside.˛** The Ronin-class Titan is capable of temporarily phasing in-and-out of reality. However, if it tries to phase in on a point where an enemy Titan is standing, the Ronin is instantly destroyed instead.˛* Some games of ''Videogame/{{Quadrax}}'' series allow you to teleport between portals. Guess what happens when you teleport into one with stone block in it. Same effect can be achieved if you teleport a block to a place where a character is.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' has the Super Jump technique, which lets you jump straight to the location of an ally, a Squid Beakon, or the spawn point; basically a teleport. Problem is, in the case of the former two, enemies can see your landing spot if they're nearby and ambush you accordingly. ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon 2}}'' introduces a counter in the form of the Splashdown [[LimitBreak special]], which can not only be executed by itself to [[DeathFromAbove slam down on an opponent from above]], but can also be performed in conjunction with a Super Jump to punish Super Jump campers.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Visual Novels]]˛* This is implied to be the horrific fate of some of the test subjects of SERN's time travel experiments in ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate''. [[spoiler:Each one was "gellified" resulting in their bodies literally becoming a green gel and the victims winding up '''inside''' of walls and other places not fit for human survival. To add insult to injury the name of the report detailing these test subjects' deaths is called the Jellyman's Report. The worst part? In the visual novel, it's revealed in the report that these are only 14 of the test subjects whom were found. [[Main/NothingIsScarier The rest are presumably dead underground]] [[Main/NightmareFuel or in other difficult and impossible-to-reach places.]] The fact that each dead test subject's profile contains the phrase "Error. Human is dead, mismatch." doesn't help either... Hearing/seeing Okabe skim through the report, repeating this phrase over and over again, also makes it begin to sound like a Main/MadnessMantra.]]˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Animation]]˛* ''[[Creator/FilmCow Bino the Elephant]]'' has Bino teleport out of hell... [[spoiler:right into where the Professor's wife was standing. It leaves a ''big'' mess.]]˛* ''WebAnimation/DSBTInsaniT'': Killer uses this tactic with Dimension Claw, like emerging out of peoples backs.˛* ''Machinima/FreemansMind'':˛** One of the cleverer moments from the series is when Freeman speculates that this is why things at Black Mesa keep falling apart: the aliens are creating big them-sized holes in everything by teleporting indiscriminately and getting stuck in the walls. He even fears that Lambda Core's reactor is facing imminent meltdown and possibly China Syndrome because an alien has teleported inside it after the announcement system mentions that there's a "biological contaminant" inside the reactor.˛** Gordon later starts fearing that this could happen to him if one of the aliens teleported inside him. This almost happens Episode 55, causing Gordon to have a major freakout.˛** After seeing human bodies, supplies and ammunition littered all over Xen, Gordon starts suspecting that Black Mesa has been doing research awfully similar to the ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate'' example mentioned above by dumping loads of people to random coordinates around Xen, with most of them ending up floating in space, in the middle of enemy territory or dropping down from high altitude. ˛* Happens in an episode of ''[[Machinima/YogscastMinecraftSeries Voltz]]'' with LetsPlay/{{Sips}} and LetsPlay/{{Sjin}}, who were inside their base when it ended up being restored to the way it was -- that is, pure mountain -- by a WorldHealingWave, courtesy of "rejuvenation missiles" fired by Ridgedog and LetsPlay/DuncanJones. As a result, they suffocated to death.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Comics]]˛%%* The ''Webcomic/AwkwardZombie'' comic in the illustration for this trope.˛* Exploited in ''Webcomic/{{Crowley}}'' by the character of the [[AntiAntiChrist same name]] to kill a demon, the spell has mass displacement so only the demon is hurt when Crowley teleports inside him and rips his way out.˛* ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}'':˛** Big Ears has an axe which is enchanted so it will pass harmlessly through paladins rather than harming them. When the party fight [[KnightTemplar Kore]], Thaco has him throw the axe at Kore with a rope attached to it. The axe pulls the rope through Kore, but Thaco cuts the rope before it passes through completely, removing the enchantment and leaving part of the rope trapped painfully in Kore's body.˛** A true Tele-Frag is narrowly avoided when Onyx tries to [[ teleport Minmax to the psionic engine room]]. Ruby thankfully stops her in time to explain that "position 0" is the one she's occupying right now.˛* One ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'' strip has a super villain trying to break into Fort Knox, (the gold repository of the United States) only to be met by a young girl who's guarding the place. He asks what sort of power she has that they're trusting her to guard the fort alone, and she replies that she can make puppies appear anywhere. The villain [[EvilLaugh laughs in derision]]... until three different puppies leap out from inside his body, leading to his gory death. Currently the page image for LethalHarmlessPowers.˛* A villain in ''Webcomic/UseSwordOnMonster'' conjured a nice big slab of stone [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness inside a contracted wizard's teleportation circle]]. When the wizard teleported home, [[ well ....]]˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Original]]˛* Deconstructed thoroughly in ''Literature/FineStructure'', when [[ Anne Poole disappears during a teleporter experiment.]] They find her [[ inside a mountain.]] [[spoiler:Alive. And functionally invulnerable. [[BuriedAlive After being encased in a coal seam for a year and a half]]. [[GoMadFromTheIsolation Alone]].]]˛* Wormholes in the ''WebOriginal/OrionsArm'' universe would be rather dangerous to use without the safety precautions they have in place. Each wormhole's event horizon is coated by a layer of exotic matter; if anything comes in contact with this layer during transportation, everything inside is annihilated. Also, nothing larger than the wormhole itself can come within 427 AU of the wormhole (standard safety distance), or it will collapse and explode.˛* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'':˛** [[ SCP-084 ("Static Tower"),]] an area centered on a radio tower, can cause objects to randomly "jump" their positions, causing "overlaps", which have been described as "markedly detrimental effect on living tissue."˛** [[ SCP-595 ("Teleporting Destroyer")]] was an experimental U.S. ship, in attempt to create either a teleporting ship or ship that can bend light around itself. Problem, many of the crew could be teleported into the walls and fused with the bulkheads, still ''[[BodyHorror alive.]]''˛** [[ SCP-761 ("Slightly Less Dangerous Trampoline").]] When someone jumps on the trampoline they are subjected to TeleportationMisfire and end up in a random location within 15 meters. If there is already a solid object where they arrive they suffer a TeleporterAccident and become merged with the object. Depending on how much of their body is merged with the object they can be injured or killed.˛** [[ SCP-1609 "The Remains of a Chair"]] was originally one of the most harmless anomalous objects you could imagine; a teleporting chair that would appear if you were tired and needed to sit. Then the Global Occult Coalition tried to destroy it by running it through a woodchipper, which didn't actually "kill" it. It's now a paranoid pile of woodchips whose individual bits can still teleport, including inside people's bodies if it feels threatened.˛* In ''Literature/VoidDomain'', "Blinking" runs the risk of fusing a mage with anything in the destination point, leaving Eva unable to use it while temporarily blind. It's a sign of Genoa's phenomenal skill as a MagicKnight that she's able to TeleportSpam around a debris-filled battlefield.˛* Phir Sē from ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' has a teleporter working for him that can do this.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Videos]]˛* Creator/TomSka does this a few times in [[ "Time Trouble"]].˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Western Animation]]˛* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "A Glitch Is a Glitch", the Ice King gets his comeuppance for his unsuccessful attempt at having a glitch monster destroy the entire world (except for himself and Princess Bubblegum) when a house that had been destroyed re-materializes right where he's standing and traps him in its walls.˛* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':˛** In the episode "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero Lesson Zero]]", Twilight Sparkle deliberately teleports into a beach ball, causing the ball to expand and pop (with seemingly no harm to herself).˛** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E12BabyCakes Baby Cakes]]", Pinkie Pie pulls off an OffscreenTeleportation inside [[JumpingOutOfACake a small cake she made]] to celebrate the twins becoming one month old, making it -- in essence -- explode.˛** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E13DoPrincessesDreamOfMagicSheep Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?]]", some of Luna's apparitions into a dream are through existing items -- like a dress, a cake or an apple flower -- which get destroyed in the process.˛* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':˛** In the episode "Mortynight Run", Rick opens a dimensional rift in the place that an alien is standing, which consequentially splits the alien in half.˛** In the Season 3 premier, Rick telefrags an entire space station... within another space station.˛* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': [=SpongeBob=] visits Sandy and sees that she made a teleporter. Because he's running late for work, he asks her to send him to the front of the Krusty Krab... just as Squidward is opening the door. [=SpongeBob=] appears with part of Squidward's arm stuck in his mouth and it only gets worse when the machine malfunctions. [=SpongeBob=] and Squidward are both brought back to Sandy... completely fused together, Sandy tries hard to separate them but fails. [[spoiler:Squidward has to perform, so he tries to hide the [=SpongeBob=] parts under a cape, but they are revealed. However, the audience seems to be impressed by this "freak" and they applaud. Sandy charges in with a "separator" she just invented, and not hearing Squidward's screams to leave them (he loves the applause), separates them. As most people get bored by the "normal" Squidward and [=SpongeBob=] and leave, Squidward freaks out and starts hitting random buttons on the separator to try to fuse back together. It explodes, making Squidward, [=SpongeBob=], Sandy, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Pearl, Larry, and Mrs. Puff all fuse together into a [[NightmareFuel disgusting blob]]]].˛* In ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'', Smokescreen uses a phase-shifting device to embed Knock Out in one of the walls of the ''Nemesis''. Megatron, incensed by the latter's failure, just leaves him there until he has need of the doctor's expertise.˛* Nightcrawler pulls the "teleport your arm off" schtick with Spiral in ''WesternAnimation/WolverineAndTheXMen''. Although in this continuity, she visibly has four robotic arms, and after he yanks the fourth one off he drops them at her feet, smirks, and states she should surrender because he's "run out of fake ones" to take. (Spiral, in every continuity but this one, has six ''natural'' arms, some of which are ''part'' mechanical due to injuries received over the course of a long career as TheDragon.)˛* The telefragging is present in ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' -- but not for the party you'd think. Scarlet Witch messes up Nightcrawler's powers and causes him to teleport into a sign. The sign is pushed apart by Nightcrawler appearing in the middle of it. What would happen if it had been a ''person'' is left to the imagination.˛* ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'':˛** Amazo can use powers [[PowerCopying copied from superheroes]], but only one at a time. After it used Martian Manhunter's power to [[IntangibleMan phase through]] an attack, Superboy stuck his fist inside its head as it switched to Superman's power to counterattack. [[YourHeadAsplode It didn't end well for Amazo]].˛** In "Before the Dawn", M'gann (who also has phasing powers) suffers this when she attempts to phase through a door and a villain shifts the density of the door to match hers. Doesn't slice and dice, but it does knock her out until someone drags her out of the wall.˛[[/folder]]˛----


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