Duration 1 minute/level
Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes
Target Restrictions burst (emanation)
The target of a wordspell with this effect word radiates darkness out to a range of 20 feet, negating all natural light sources and all magical light sources of a level lower than the wordspell. It reduces the natural light level by one step. A wordspell with this effect word has no effect on an area that is already dark.