A teleportation zone is a square in a dungeon that teleports the party to another location, sometimes to a different level. Very infrequently, teleportation squares will send the party to a different location altogether.

When the party steps on such a square, the screen will flash (unless of course the square happens to also be a darkness zone). In The Thief of Fate, this flash is much more pronounced than in the previous two games.

Teleportation zones are detected by the Second Sight spell with the message: Something special is near...