Brd 2, Clr 2, Sor/Wiz 2
This spell causes an object to radiate shadowy illumination out to a 20-foot radius. All creatures in the area gain concealment
(20% miss chance). Even creatures that can normally see in such conditions
(such as with darkvision
or low-light vision
) have the miss chance in an area shrouded in magical darkness
Normal lights (torches, candles, lanterns, and so forth) are incapable of brightening the area, as are light
spells of lower level
. Higher level light
spells are not affected by darkness.
is cast on a small object that is then placed inside or under a lightproof covering, the spell's effect is blocked until the covering is removed.
Arcane Material Component:
A bit of bat fur and either a drop of pitch or a piece of coal.