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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, Ptarmigan

This small bird has a mix of brown and white feathers and makes a loud croaking sound.

Ptarmigan CR 1/6

Source Ultimate Wilderness pg. 203, Reign of Winter Player's Guide pg. 10
XP 65
N Tiny animal
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +2

Defense

AC 14, touch 14, flat-footed 12 (+2 Dex, +2 size)
hp 2 (1d8–2)
Fort +0, Ref +4, Will +2

Offense

Speed 20 ft., fly 40 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +4 (1d2–4)
Space 2-1/2 ft., Reach 0 ft.

Statistics

Str 2, Dex 14, Con 7, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 5
Base Atk +0; CMB +0; CMD 6
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Stealth +14 (+18 in snow); Racial Modifiers +4 Stealth in snow

Ecology

Environment cold forests and plains
Organization solitary, pair, or flock (3–12)
Treasure none

These grouses molt through the seasons, appearing all white in the spring and shifting to a mix of brown and white in winter months.

Ptarmigans are roughly a foot long from beak to tail and have a wingspan of twice that.