Here's the relevant text from the power:
Target: One or two creatures
Attack: Dexterity vs. AC
Hit: 1[W] damage. If you hit both targets, you can deal your Sneak Attack damage to each target instead of just one.
It seems like you could read that one of several ways in regards to your potential sneak attack damage when you hit both targets. Clearly, if you have CA against both targets, and HIT both targets, you can deal SA against each.
What if you only have CA against one target, but hit both? Is this power a "specific" allowing you to deal SA to the non-CA target regardless of CA? Or is it only being "specific" in allowing you to override the normal SA rule of once per turn, but still requiring CA for that SA?
A CS response on the subject was given in Customer Services Colsolidated Answers Post #621
If there is only one target adjacent, do I get the SA bonus if I hit him without CA?
No. One-Two Punch only allow to deal Sneak Attack twice in the same turn instead of just once, but combat advantage is still required to deal it in the first place.
After analyzing the wording again, i think i don't agree with Customer Service's take on Sneak Attack not needing combat advantage on One-Two Punch.
While we're there i also don't agree with Customer Service's take on One-Two Punch's melee attacks being simultaneous.
FWIW a Thread in the 4e Errata Archive has a post from WoTC_GregB about One-Two Punch that says it still need combat advantage.
Interpreted that way, the whole damn power is useless. How often do you get CA on two opponents at the same time?
My take is that since it doesn't expressly note that you need CA in its Target text, as with Sly Lunge, and since its an Encounter power, which usually does 2W damage or 1W+effect, if you only have one target available, you still do SA damage to him even without CA.
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