Make an attack using this spell's material component as part of the action used to cast this spell, turning it into a ranged spell attack. This attack ignores cover. On hit, it deals 1d8 damage of the weapon's damage type.
At Higher Levels. This spell's damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 5th level (2d8), 11th level (3d8), and 17th level (4d8).