Brilliant Emanation

(Book of Exalted Deeds)

Evocation [Good]
Level: Sanctified 3,
Components: Sacrifice
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: 100 ft. + 10 ft./level
Area: 100-ft.-radius emanation + 10-ft. radius per level
Duration: 1d4 rounds
Saving Throw: Fortitude partial
Spell Resistance: Yes

This spell causes a divine glow to radiate from any reflective objects worn or carried by the caster, including metal armor.
Evil creatures within the spell's area are blinded unless they succeed on a Fortitude saving throw.
Nonevil characters perceive the brilliant light emanating from the caster, but are not blinded by it and do not suffer any negative effects from it.
Evil characters that make their saving throw are not blinded, but are distracted, taking a -1 penalty on any attacks made within the spell's area for the duration of the spell.
Creatures must be able to see visible light to be affected by this spell.
Sacrifice: 1d3 points of Strength damage.