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Ranged basic attack
basic attack

Special: Heavy thrown weapons use Strength instead of Dexterity for both attack and damage rolls for ranged basic attacks.

Target: one creature

Attack: Dexterity vs. AC

Hit: "1[W] + Dexterity modifier damage.
Increase damage to 2[W] + Dexterity modifier at 21st level."

The ranged basic attack is an at-will power available to all characters. A ranged basic attack simply deals weapon damage on a hit. It is Dexterity-based, or Strength-based when using a heavy thrown weapon. It is typically performed as part of a basic attack action.[PH:287][RC:239][HotFL:26]

The warlock power eldritch blast counts as a ranged basic attack. Eldritch blast can be used any time a ranged basic attack could be used, and is affected by modifiers to ranged basic attacks.[PH:132][U :W]

In addition, certain other powers can be used as ranged basic attacks.

avenging shackles[Dr382:42]
avenging light[PH2:103]
sun strike[PH2:103]
unaugmented decerebrate[PsP:98]
unaugmented kinetic trawl[PH3:83]
unaugmented mind break[PH3:86]
unaugmented mind thrust[PH3:83]
unaugmented psychic brand[PH3:90]
biting swarm[PH3:118]
captivating missile[PH3:126]
convocation of arrows[PH3:125]
devouring arrow[PH3:129]
grappling spirits[PH3:118]
guardian harrier[PH3:118]
mischief spirits[PH3:119]
raven wing shot[PH3:124]
sinking earth[PH3:127]
wasp sting shot[PH3:122]
winter spirit[PH3:121]
acid orb[PH2:138]
elemental bolt[PH2:86]
energy strobe[Dr381:43]
eldritch bolt[HotFK:206]
magic missile[PH:159][HotFL:203][Dr401:53]

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