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Dispelling Words

Dispelling words have the power to unmake magic or suppress its effects.

Suppress (Dispelling)

School abjuration; Level bard 2, cleric 2, druid 2, inquisitor 2, magus 2, paladin 2, sorcerer/wizard 2, summoner 2, witch 2

Duration 1 minute/level

Saving Throw Will negates (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)

Target Restrictions selected

The caster of a wordspell with this effect word selects one spell effect that affects a willing target. The caster must then make a caster level check with a DC of 11 + the caster level of the spell effect. If successful, that spell effect is suppressed for the duration of this spell. If the suppressed spell has a limited duration, that duration continues to expire while this spell is in effect.

Boost: The caster can target creatures that are not willing. The targets receive a saving throw to negate this effect word, and the caster must overcome the target's spell resistance. Boosting this effect word increases its level by 1.

Resist Arcana (Dispelling)

School abjuration; Level alchemist 5, cleric 5, inquisitor 5, sorcerer/wizard 6, summoner 6

Duration 1 minute/level

Saving Throw Will negates (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)

Target Restrictions selected

The target of a wordspell with this effect word gains spell resistance equal to 12 + the caster's level.

Unmake (Dispelling)

School abjuration; Level bard 5, cleric 5, druid 5, inquisitor 6, magus 6, sorcerer/wizard 5, summoner 6, witch 5

Duration instantaneous

Saving Throw Will partial; Spell Resistance yes

Target Restrictions selected

The caster of a wordspell with this effect word unravels all of the magic effects affecting the target of the wordspell with this effect word. The caster must make a caster level check. The result of this check is compared to the caster level + 11 of every spell affecting the target. If successful, that spell effect immediately ends. The target can make a Will saving throw. If successful, this wordspell only attempts to unmake the highest-level spell affecting the target.

Negation (Dispelling)

School abjuration; Level cleric 8, sorcerer/wizard 6

Duration 1 round/level

Saving Throw none; Spell Resistance no

Target Restrictions burst

This effect word creates an area in which magic does not function. All magic effects are suppressed while inside the area. As a result, this word cannot be combined with other effect words. Magic effects cannot cross through the area. Time spent within the field counts against the duration of the suppressed effects. Summoned and incorporeal creatures cannot enter the area and are immediately forced to the nearest edge if inside the area when it forms. Objects still maintain their function while in the area, so a sword still cuts, even if it loses its magical properties.