School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level bard 3, sorcerer/wizard 4
Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M
Range 30 ft.
Area cone-shaped burst
Duration 1 min./level
Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes
An invisible cone of despair causes great sadness in the subjects. Each affected creature takes a –2 penalty on attack rolls, saving throws, ability checks, skill checks, and weapon damage rolls.
Crushing despair counters and dispels good hope.