As an action, your mere touch can disperse the surface material of a foe or an object, sending a tiny portion of it far away. Make a melee spell attack against the target.
On a hit, the target takes 1d8 force damage.
If you miss by 4 or less, the target takes half as much damage.
At higher levels
This spell’s damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 9th level (2d8) and 17th level (3d8).