Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M (ointment worth 10 gp)
Duration 1 hour/level or until discharged; see text
You harness the power of unlife to grant yourself a limited ability to avoid death. Before casting this spell you must rub the material component, an ointment made of a rare herbal mixture, on your skin. While this spell is in effect, you gain temporary hit points equal to 1d10 + 1 per caster level (maximum +10).