School necromancy; Level cleric 4, sorcerer/wizard 4, witch 4
Casting Time 10 minutes
Components V, S, M (mercury and phosphorus, plus powdered diamond and opal worth a total of 1000 gp)
Range 0 ft.; see text
Effect one symbol
Duration see text
Saving Throw Fortitude negates; Spell Resistance yes
This spell functions as symbol of death, except all creatures within 60 feet of a symbol of blinding are permanently blinded (as blindness/deafness). Unlike symbol of death, symbol of blinding has no hit point limit; once it is triggered, a symbol of blinding remains active for 1 minute per caster level.
Symbol of blinding can be made permanent with a permanency spell by a caster of 11th level or higher for the cost of 10,000 gp.
Path of Shadows, © 2015, Ascension Games, LLC; Author Christopher Moore