Your studies have helped you develop methods to overcome spell resistance.
Level Increase: +1 (a piercing spell uses up a spell slot one level higher than the spell’s actual level.)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Magic. © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jason Bulmahn, Tim Hitchcock, Colin McComb, Rob McCreary, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Sean K Reynolds, Owen K.C. Stephens, and Russ Taylor.