Crushing Despair

(Player's Handbook v.3.5, p. 215)

Enchantment (Compulsion) [Mind-Affecting]
Level: Bard 3, Jester 3, Dread Necromancer 3, Sorcerer 4, Wizard 4, Beguiler 4, Wu Jen 4, Sha'ir 4, Death Master 4, Hades 5, Envy 5,
Components: V, S, M,
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: 30 ft.
Area: Cone-shaped burst
Duration: 1 min./level
Saving Throw: Will negates
Spell Resistance: Yes

An invisible cone of despair causes great sadness in the subjects.
Each affected creature takes a -2 penalty on attack rolls, saving throws, ability checks, skill checks, and weapon damage rolls.
Crushing despair counters and dispels good hope.
Material Component: A vial of tears.