School necromancy; Level sorcerer/wizard 8
Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M/DF (a bit of sponge)
Range long (400 ft. + 40 ft./level)
Targets living creatures, no two of which can be more than 60 ft. apart
This spell evaporates moisture from the body of each subject living creature, causing flesh to wither and crack and crumble to dust. This deals 1d6 points of damage per caster level (maximum 20d6). This spell is especially devastating to water elementals and plant creatures, which instead take 1d8 points of damage per caster level (maximum 20d8).