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Familiar

Source Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 131

Presented here are the base animal statistics for all of the most commonly used familiars—of course, these statistics can also be used for normal animals as well. Small animals like these use Dexterity to modify Climb and Swim checks.

Creatures in "Familiar" Category

NameCR
Archaeopteryx1/4
Arctic Hare1/6
Arctic Tern1/6
Armadillo1/4
Bat1/8
Blue-Ringed Octopus1/2
Butterfly/Moth-
Cat1/4
Chicken1/6
Cockroach1/8
Creeper Ivy1/4
Dodo1/4
Donkey Rat1/4
Dwarf Caiman1/3
Dweomer Cap1/8
Fire Salamander1/3
Flowering Lattice1/6
Flying Squirrel1/3
Fox1/4
Giant Isopod1/8
Giant Tardigrade1/8
Goat1/3
Hawk1/3
Hedgehog1/8
Horned Lizard1/6
House Centipede1/8
Ioun Wyrd1/3
Jerboa1/6
Kakapo1/8
King Crab1/4
Koala1/4
Lamprey1/3
Lemming1/8
Leopard Slug-
Lizard1/6
Margay Cat1/4
Meerkat1/4
Mole1/8
Monkey1/4
Otter1/4
Owl1/3
Peacock1/4
Peafowl1/4
Penguin1/3
Petrifern1/6
Pig1/3
Platypus1/6
Popoto Dolphin1/3
Ptarmigan1/6
Pufferfish1/4
Puffin1/8
Rabbit1/6
Raccoon1/2
Rat1/4
Raven1/6
Ravenous Tumbleweed1/3
Razor Fern1/4
Rhamphorhynchus1/3
Sawleg Locust1/4
Scarlet Spider1/4
Seal1/3
Shimmerwing Dragonfly1/4
Sloth1/6
Spiny Starfish1/6
Squirrel1/8
Suture Vine1/3
Tarsier1/6
Thrush1/3
Toad1/8
Tuatara1/4
Vampire Squid1/2
Viper1/2
Wallaby1/3
Weasel1/2

Familiar, Dodo

This plump, gray, flightless bird waddles about on ungainly legs, fearlessly bobbing its prodigious beak.

Dodo CR 1/4

Source Ultimate Wilderness pg. 194, Pathfinder #55: The Wormwood Mutiny pg. 88, Bestiary 4 pg. 96
XP 100
N Small animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision; Perception +3

Defense

AC 11, touch 11, flat-footed 11 (+1 size)
hp 6 (1d8+2)
Fort +4, Ref +2, Will –1

Offense

Speed 20 ft.
Melee bite +0 (1d3–2)

Statistics

Str 7, Dex 11, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 9, Cha 6
Base Atk +0; CMB –3; CMD 7
Feats Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Perception +3

Ecology

Environment warm coastlines and plains
Organization solitary, pair, or huddle (3–6)
Treasure none

These flightless birds typically inhabit isolated tropical islands and coastlines that are devoid of predators and other creatures that might kill them to use as a resource. Dodos’ size and unfamiliarity with natural dangers contribute to a kind of boldness in their species—or what some would call stupidity—causing them to bumble into precarious situations and making them easy targets for other creatures that are on the prowl for a tasty meal. The birds can all too easily be caught and slain, and while their meat has a most unpleasant taste, few starving, shipwrecked sailors would turn such a providential meal down.