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Does the double-bladed scimitar's special attack let you use your ability modifier for the damage of the attack?

I am using the double-bladed scimitar with the Revenant Blade feat from Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron. The double-bladed scimitar's special feature (p. 74): Special. When you take the attack action ...
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Does the Flaming Sphere spell come with or as a bonus action as a default? [duplicate]

Reading PHB p. 242 about Flaming Sphere (second paragraph) it begins “As a bonus action, you can...”. Does this mean that when it is cast that a wizard gets to use a bonus action and move the sphere? ...
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Can a character use a bonus action spell at any time during their turn, or must there be a prompt granting a bonus action? [duplicate]

I've been out of the D&D game for a little too long, and forgot a few things here. There are some spells, such as sanctuary, that require that the spell be used as a bonus action. Usually Bonus ...