Casting Time 1 standard action
Target living creature touched
Duration 1 min./level
Saving Throw Will negates (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)
The subject gains a +4 morale bonus on saves against all death spells and magical death effects. The subject is granted a save to negate such effects even if one is not normally allowed. The subject is immune to energy drain any negative energy effects, and shadow damage from the Channel Energy and Harm Touch class features.
Death ward does not protect against other sorts of attacks, even if those attacks might be lethal.