How do I filter subtasks in an Epic, on JIRA Cloud?

I want to be able to search for subtasks that belong to a number of different tasks. These tasks are all in the same Epic. What JQL code can I use to filter this?

I have found solutions using add-ons, but they are all paid and that seems expensive for just this simple function.

Isn't there a free-solution for JIRA Cloud?

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Hi Rodrigo Oliveira,

I think you are looking for this:

issuekey in linkedIssues("ISSUE-ID") and issuetype = sub-task

Lemme know if you have any doubt.

Regards,
Lameck.

Hi Lameck,

That query didn't bring up any results. Tried only

issuekey in linkedIssues("EPIC-ID")

but that didn't show any results either.

Hi Rodrigo,

Sorry. I understood wrong. 

To see the issues in linked in an Epic, you will use that filter:

"Epic Link" in ("EPIC-ID1","EPIC-ID2")

Regards,
Lameck.

P.S.: If you have any problem, please lemme know.

Hi again.
Thanks for helping.

That last string, brings up only all tasks in the Epic. And then I can't filter for all sub-tasks of those tasks. Which is what I really need.

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