Radiant sun bolt extra attack

So my friend is presently playing a Monk through the Way of the Sun Soul from the SCAG.

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He's been obtaining favor, 5 attacks making use of the Radiant Sun Bolt and Searing Arc Strike through Ki and Extra Attack.

This didn't seem right, to the other players or the DM. I took a look just now and check out this:

"You acquire a ranged spell attack that you deserve to usage through the Attack action."

So does this suppose as soon as using the Radiant Sun Bolt, it doesn't count as the normal Attack action, and also thus prevents an Extra Attack, or is the Monk really that broken?


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level 1
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For my money, it claims you use the Attack action to supply a ranged spell assault. So technically you're performing an Attack activity, which implies all those other things deserve to still create.

It's a 30-foot Dex based attack that does d4 Radiant damage. It's not much different from having a bunch of throwing daggers.

And Searing Arc says "after you take the Attack action" so yeah it deserve to go off too.

Extra Attack says you deserve to assault twice when you take the Attack action. So that could suppose 2x Sun Bolts, yet it's still just a solitary Searing Arc after that.


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Op · 5y

It's not a lot various from having a bunch of throwing daggers.

Except that it only starts at a d4 and also gets bigger as the Monk grows in level.


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It counts as an assault. You can relocation an attack through a sunbolt. If you have actually added attack, you simply attack twice, sunbolt twice, or attack one, sunbolt as soon as.

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But it's going favor this:

Sun Bolt

Spend 1 ki suggest, + two more attacks (bonus action)

Extra Attack: Sun Bolt


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Jeremy Crawford already answered this:


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You can't use Searing Arc Strike AND the two bonus strikes from Ki at the very same time. You might either make four sunlight bolt strikes (2 from the attack activity via extra strike, spend a ki point to carry out two as a bonus action), OR 2 bolt attacks and also searing arc strike. This is bereason Searing Arc Strike and also those 2 additional attacks from ki are both bonus actions, and also can't be provided in the exact same revolve.


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I think what you're having trouble via is the Attack Action. I had to explain it to the Monk in my group, that also assumed that he gets a stupid amount of actions per rotate.

Let's break it dvery own like currency: Eextremely turn, a player gets one Attack Action token, one Bonus Action token, and a handcomplete of tokens equal to whatever before their motion price is (let's use 30 for this example).

Radiant Sun Bolt prices one Attack Action token to usage. That spends his Attack Token for the turn.

As an choice, he have the right to spend one Bonus Action Token to obtain 2 added Sun Bolt strikes. That spends his Bonus Attack Token for the revolve.

Searing Arc claims that when you make an Attack Action (spfinish an Attack Action Token), you deserve to spend 2 Ki and use your Bonus Action (spend your single Bonus Action Token) to cast Burning Hands.

Having just ONE Bonus Action Token to spend per revolve, it's either two additional Radiant Sun Bolt attacks, OR a Searing Arc strike, OR a Martial Arts unarmed strike, OR Flurry of Blows, but just ONE of those, not all. He's acquired one "token" to spend on any kind of strike that says it's a Bonus Action, no even more no much less.

Unmuch less a brand-new class/ascendancy comes out through the specific exemption that states you can take multiple Bonus Actions per turn, a player can just ever before take ONE Bonus Action, not 2, not three, not twelve. Any activity that consists of the words "Bonus Action" implies it's ONE of the bunch that deserve to be done, not all.