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If I have one of the Skald's at-will powers such as Bolstering Speech that triggers when I hit with a basic attack through Master of Stories and the half-elf 1/encounter at-will, can I trigger its effect off of a power that says it can be used as a basic attack?

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It depends on the exact writing of the power.

The Warlock's Eldritch Strike has "This power counts as a basic attack." So all things that trigger on basic attacks do so.

However, powers such as the Paladin's Ardent Strike have "This power may be used in place of a basic attack while charging" and do not count as a basic attack, because it is only "in place of".

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