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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, Dwarf Caiman

This lithe, green-scaled reptile looks like a miniature crocodile with a stunted muzzle.

Dwarf Caiman CR 1/3

Source Ultimate Wilderness pg. 195, Pathfinder #55: The Wormwood Mutiny pg. 88
XP 135
N Small animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision; Perception +0

Defense

AC 14, touch 11, flat-footed 14 (+3 natural, +1 size)
hp 6 (1d8+2)
Fort +4, Ref +2, Will +0

Offense

Speed 10 ft., swim 30 ft.; sprint
Melee bite +1 (1d4)

Statistics

Str 10, Dex 11, Con 15, Int 1, Wis 11, Cha 2
Base Atk +0; CMB –1; CMD 9 (13 vs. trip)
Feats Skill Focus (Stealth)
Skills Stealth +11 (+19 in water), Swim +8; Racial Modifiers +8 Stealth in water

Ecology

Environment warm swamps and rivers
Organization solitary, pair, or bask (3–12)
Treasure none

Special Abilities

Sprint (Ex) Once per minute, a dwarf caiman can sprint, increasing its base speed to 30 feet for 1 round.

Dwarf caimans are a small species of crocodilian predators that live amid the fast-running streams of tropical rainforests and swamps. These patient predators sometimes lie in awkward positions for hours before they strike their prey, their mottled scales disguising them as floating wood.