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Selective Spell (Metamagic)

Source Advanced Player's Guide pg. 168
Your allies need not fear friendly fire.

Prerequisites: Spellcraft 10 ranks.

Benefit: When casting a selective spell with an area effect and a duration of instantaneous, you can choose a number of targets in the area equal to the ability score modifier used to determine bonus spells of the same type (Charisma for bards, oracles, paladins, sorcerers, and summoners; Intelligence for witches and wizards; Wisdom for clerics, druids, inquisitors, and rangers). These targets are excluded from the effects of your spell. A selective spell uses up a spell slot one level higher than the spell’s actual level.

Spells that do not have an area of effect do not benefit from this feat.