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I play a Cleric and plan to take the Elven Accuracy feat. Thus, my spells that use attack rolls would be greatly improved. But how do I find them? Is setting the Attack Type in the advanced filter the only way? The results show only 5 spells; I find it disappointing to think that's all there is, but if that's the case then I want to know, and not to look for something I haven't actually lost.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Don't be too disappointed by the number of spells before you consider their utility, and remember the fable of The Cat & the Fox. It is likely that you are going to be 'spamming' these spells anyway, and their solid interaction with Elven Accuracy is great. Both guiding bolt and inflict wounds have great damage output and scale with slot level, and spiritual weapon gives you an extra attack each round; you will likely be using these for most of your level 1-4 slots. \$\endgroup\$
    – Kirt
    Nov 29 '21 at 20:10
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There are only six cleric spells that call for an attack roll, though three subclasses have more.

I’ve manually reviewed the entire cleric spell list; the list of five spells listed in D&D Beyond with the filters for melee and ranged attacks is missing one:

However, some cleric domains get more in addition to this list from their domain spells. For example, the Death Domain gets three more attack spells:

Here is the quick summary of which subclasses get additional attack roll spells:

Cleric Domain Additional Attack Spells
Death 3
Grave 2
Light 1

Kirt provided a helpful comment on your question that I think gives a good perspective on your situation here:

Don't be too disappointed by the number of spells before you consider their utility, and remember the fable of The Cat & the Fox. It is likely that you are going to be 'spamming' these spells anyway, and their solid interaction with Elven Accuracy is great. Both guiding bolt and inflict wounds have great damage output and scale with slot level, and spiritual weapon gives you an extra attack each round; you will likely be using these for most of your level 1-4 slots.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Now I only wish for an attack roll cantrip for my cleric, but I guess that would be a bit too much. Well, crossbow and rapier it is. \$\endgroup\$
    – Mołot
    Nov 29 '21 at 21:10
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Mołot Talk to your DM about swapping in a spell or two from another spell list. I've discussed this several times, see these answers of mine for some guidance. \$\endgroup\$ Nov 29 '21 at 21:16
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Mołot What is the flavor of your cleric? If their elfyness is more important than their Domain, you might try to persuade your DM that the cantrip Green Flame Blade should be available to you, per Thomas Markov's suggestion. \$\endgroup\$
    – Kirt
    Nov 30 '21 at 1:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Kirt If they're playing a High Elf, it already is. Don't forget that racial ability score bonuses can be freely reassigned now, thanks to the rules in Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, so High Elf Clerucs are entirely feasible now. \$\endgroup\$
    – nick012000
    Dec 6 '21 at 7:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ Also, an Arcana Cleric can get up to 6 additional attack spells, 2 cantrips and one spell each of 6th-9th levels. \$\endgroup\$
    – nick012000
    Dec 6 '21 at 7:16

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