Archives of Nethys

Pathfinder | Starfinder

Alchemist | Antipaladin | Arcanist | Barbarian | Barbarian (Unchained) | Bard | Bloodrager | Brawler | Cavalier | Cleric | Druid | Fighter | Gunslinger | Hunter | Inquisitor | Investigator | Kineticist | Magus | Medium | Mesmerist | Monk | Monk (Unchained) | Ninja | Occultist | Oracle | Paladin | Psychic | Ranger | Rogue | Rogue (Unchained) | Samurai | Shaman | Shifter | Skald | Slayer | Sorcerer | Spiritualist | Summoner | Summoner (Unchained) | Swashbuckler | Vigilante | Warpriest | Witch | Wizard
Companion | Drake | Eidolon | Eidolon (Unchained) | Familiar | Phantom
Adept | Aristocrat | Commoner | Expert | Warrior

Companion Details | Companion Options | Archetypes

Vermin Companions

Description Source: Ultimate Magic
In addition to the normal choices of animal companions, a druid who is so inclined may select a vermin as her companion. Vermin companions follow the same rules as animal companions, advancing their Hit Dice and other abilities per the animal companion base statistics table. Vermin companions can be trained as if they were animals using the Handle Animal skill.

Mindless: Vermin companions have no Intelligence score and possess the mindless trait. In spite of this, vermin companions may learn one trick, plus additional bonus tricks. If a vermin animal companion gains an ability score increase (at 4 Hit Dice, 8 Hit Dice, and so on), the druid can apply this increase to the companion's Intelligence, changing it from — to 1, at which point the companion loses the mindless quality and is able to know up to 3 tricks per point of Intelligence, plus the additional bonus tricks. Vermin companions have no skill points or feats as long as they have the mindless quality.

Trip: Because many vermin have multiple limbs, they are very difficult to trip. As a result, a CMD entry has been included for each, indicating the bonus to CMD such vermin receive against trip attacks.

Mosquito, Giant

Source Ultimate Wilderness pg. 185
Monster Entry Link
Between its bloodthirsty nature and the annoying drone of its wings, the giant mosquito is a much-loathed creature. Unlike its smaller cousins, a giant mosquito can easily kill larger creatures by draining them of their blood.
Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 20 ft., fly 60 ft. (good); AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6 plus bleed and grab); Ability Scores Str 14, Dex 21, Con 15, Int —, Wis 13, Cha 6; Special Attacks bleed (1d4), grab; Special Qualities darkvision 60 ft.; CMD +8 vs. trip.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8 plus bleed and grab); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex -2, Con +2; Special Attacks bleed (2d4), blood drain (1d2 Constitution).