In D&D 5e, if a Rogue playing the Unearthed Arcana The Revived subclass does a melee attack (without using sneak attack), and then uses Cunning Action to Disengage and get away to trigger Bolts from the Grave, is the ranged spell attack made at disadvantage?

The wording on Bolts from the Grave is:

Immediately after you use your Cunning Action, you can make a ranged spell attack against a creature within 30 feet of you...

Because it says "immediately", does this mean the attack from Bolts from the Grave should be at disadvantage because it's a ranged spell attack being shot from within 5 feet of the creature?

Or does "immediately" mean Bolts from the Grave occurs after he finishes the Disengage and movement?

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Ranged attack within 5' is at disadvantage.

TL;DR Your interpretation is correct. The attack is at disadvantage.

Ranged attack in close combat at disadvantage

The Revived Rogue published as Unearthed Arcana gets a ranged attack inflicting necrotic damage, which is going to be an issue for shooting while opponents are immediately next to a character.

Order of events here: cunning action occurs before moving

The order of the character's turn as you describe is:

  1. Use Action to Attack an adjacent opponent.
  2. Use Bonus Action for cunning action.
  3. Move away.

The bolts from the grave class feature triggers immediately after 2, which is before they get a chance to move.
Cunning action isn't part of moving, so the simultaneous effects guidance of Xanathar's Guide to Everything can't be invoked to re-order things favorably.

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    \$\begingroup\$ What “move action” would that be? There’s no such thing in 5e. There’s movement but no move action. \$\endgroup\$ – Dale M Feb 11 at 20:28
  • \$\begingroup\$ @DaleM I'm referring to: "On your turn, you can move a distance up to your speed. You can use as much or as little of your speed as you like on your turn, following the rules here." Splitting hairs between "your move" and "your movement" seems like a minor thing, but you could edit it in with a link to the pertinent rule if you think it improves the clarity of the answer. \$\endgroup\$ – GcL Feb 11 at 20:36
  • \$\begingroup\$ @GcL The objection is that you capitalized it and refer to it like it's an action in the same way Attack or Cast a Spell are actions. Dale M fixed it for you. \$\endgroup\$ – T.J.L. Feb 11 at 20:41
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    \$\begingroup\$ @T.J.L. I'm pretty certain I don't capitalize move, but I'm pretty please with how everyone has jumped in and polished the answer. It's like one of those nice pieces of brass that get shiny from everyone touching it. \$\endgroup\$ – GcL Feb 11 at 20:44
  • \$\begingroup\$ You're right... @KorvinStarmast did the capitalization. Naughty, naughty. :) \$\endgroup\$ – T.J.L. Feb 11 at 20:48

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