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Can you break up Eldritch Blast attacks? [duplicate]

EB at higher levels makes multiple beams. Can you choose targets after each beam, move in between them, and use bonus actions as well? Case in point, level 5 Warlock casts EB. Decides to target Alice ...
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When can you use a bonus action?

In the rules for bonus actions it states: You choose when to take a bonus action during your turn, unless the bonus action's timing is specified ... I have seen this quote used to justify some ...
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Can you move between the separate attacks of a spell?

Some spells (Eldritch Blast, Scorching Ray) involve making multiple attacks, in that they require multiple attack rolls. Under the movement section of the PHB, the "Moving Between Attacks" reads (PHB ...
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When are targets picked for spells with multiple "missiles"?

For spells like Magic Missile and Scorching Ray that involve multiple ranged attacks, when do you pick targets for each ray/missle? Do you pick them all up front and then roll attack/damage? Or do ...
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If a warlock with the Repelling Blast invocation casts Eldritch Blast, is the 2nd attack resolved before or after the target is pushed by the 1st hit?

My question is inspired by this other question: Does Repelling Blast work once per spell or once per beam? A 5th-level Warlock with the Repelling Blast eldritch invocation casts eldritch blast, ...
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Can you use a bonus action from Cunning Action in the middle of an Attack action? [duplicate]

If I have a Fighter 5/Rogue 2 (so I have both Extra Attack and Cunning Action) am I able to shoot an enemy with a bow, move to cover, bonus action Hide from Cunning Action, and finally make my second ...
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Can someone use a Readied Help action between multiple attacks?

Scenario 1 : An ally is unseen and has Extra Attack. They have advantage on the first attack of their Attack action and I want to use the Help action to give them advantage on the second attack of ...
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Can you move the Hunter's Mark spell on the same turn that the affected creature dies?

The hunter's mark (and also hex) spell contains the following text: [...] If the target drops to 0 hit points before this spell ends, you can use a bonus action on a subsequent turn of yours to ...
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Can you use a bonus action in the middle of an attack (e.g. after the attack roll, but before the outcome is determined)?

Say you're a paladin, and you want to cast searing smite (PHB, p. 274). Can I roll my attack, see the result, and decide if I want to spend my bonus action on searing smite before the outcome is ...
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Do multiple beams from Eldritch Blast happen simultaneously or not by RAW? [duplicate]

After reading Can you move between the separate attacks of a spell?, I was quite surprised to learn that eldritch blast can be considered to not fire the beams simultaneously. Given that the spell's ...
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At what point is a character considered to have "taken the Attack Action"? [duplicate]

Per the rules of Bonus Action: You choose when to take a bonus action during your turn, unless the bonus action's timing is specified, and anything that deprives you of your ability to take actions ...
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