Pathfinder Reference Document
Pathfinder Reference Document

Animal Companions

Druids and rangers have a wide selection of animal companion choices, but this selection by no means covers the entirety of animals available as companions. Numerous additional animals are presented in this list, and in each case, rules for using them as companions are included.

Bestiary Animal Companions

Dinosaur, Ankylosaurus
Aurochs
Bison
Brachiosaurus
Dire bat
Dire rat
Dolphin
Elasmosaurus
Electric eel
Elephant
Giant frog
Giant moray eel
Goblin dog
Hyena
Monitor lizard
Octopus
Orca
Pteranodon
Rhinoceros
Roc
Squid
Stegosaurus
Triceratops
Tyrannosaurus

Bestiary 2 Animal Companions

Dinosaur, Allosaurus
Dinosaur, Parasaurolophus
Gar
Hippopotamus
Megafauna, Arsinotherium
Megafauna, Megaloceros
Megafauna, Megatherium
Megafauna, Glyptodon
Primate, Baboon
Ram
Ray, Manta Ray
Ray, Stingray
Snapping Turtle
Tylosaurus

Bestiary 3 Animal Companions

Antelope Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 60 ft.; AC +1 natural armor; Attack gore (1d4); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 17, Con 14; Int 2; Wis 13; Cha 5; Special Qualities low-light vision.

4th-Level Advancement: Ability Scores Str +2, Dex +2, Con +2; Special Attacks powerful charge (gore, 2d4).

Archelon Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 15 ft., swim 50 ft.; AC +10 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str 8, Dex 10, Con 9, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6; Special Qualities low-light vision, hold breath, scent.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8), Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Axe Beak Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 50 ft.; Attack bite (1d6 + 1-1/2 Str); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 17, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 11, Cha 10; Special Qualities low-light vision.

4th Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8 + 1-1/2 Str); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Attacks sudden charge.

Baluchitherium Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; AC +4 natural armor; Speed 40 ft.; Attack 2 hooves (1d4); Ability Scores Str 14, Dex 14, Con 15, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +3 natural armor; Attack 2 hooves (1d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Qualities trample.

Basilosaurus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed swim 40 ft.; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d4), tail slap (1d4); Ability Scores Str 11, Dex 14, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 6; Special Qualities low-light vision, hold breath.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6), tail slap (1d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Qualities blindsense 60 ft.

Dimetrodon Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 16, Con 14, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 3; Special Qualities tearing bite.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (2d8); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Elk Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 50 ft.; AC +1 natural armor; Attack gore (1d6) or 2 hooves (1d3); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 17, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 5; Special Qualities low-light vision.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack gore (1d8) or 2 hooves (1d4); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Giant Chameleon Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft.; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 14, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 11, Cha 7; Special Qualities +10 Stealth when still, low-light vision.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Large; Speed 40 ft., climb 40 ft.; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +2; Special Attacks pull (tongue, 5 ft.), tongue.

Giant Gecko Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 30 ft.; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str 11, Dex 15, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 7; Special Qualities expert climber, low-light vision.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; Speed 40 ft.; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (2d4); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +2.

Giant Vulture Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; AC +2 natural armor; Speed 10 ft., fly 50 ft. (average); Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 15, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 7; Special Qualities low-light vision, +4 on saves vs. disease.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (2d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Iguanodon Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +3 natural armor; Attack claw (1d6); Ability Scores Str 17, Dex 15, Con 15, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 7.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack claw (1d8); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Qualities thumb spikes.

Kangaroo Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 40 ft.; Attack kick (1d4); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 14, Con 13, Int 2, Wis 11, Cha 7; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; Speed 50 ft.; AC +2 natural armor; Attack kick (1d6); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex +2, Con +2.

Megalania Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6 plus grab); Ability Scores Str 13, Dex 17, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 6; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8 plus grab and poison); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +4.

Pachycephalosaurus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +3 natural armor; Attack gore (1d8); Ability Scores Str 15, Dex 16, Con 13, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 5.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack gore (1d10); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Qualities clobbering charge.

Spinosaurus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft., swim 20 ft.; AC +3 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6), 2 claws (1d4); Ability Scores Str 18, Dex 15, Con 15, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 3.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8), 2 claws (1d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Thylacine Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 30 ft.; Attack bite (1d4); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 15, Con 16, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 7; Special Qualities low-light vision, powerful jaws.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex -2, Con +4.

Bestiary 4 Animal Companions

Dimorphodon Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 10 ft., fly 80 ft. (clumsy); AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d4); Ability Scores Str 8, Dex 15, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 6; SQ low-light vision, scent.

4th-Level Advancement: Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str +2, Con +2; Special Attacks poison (frequency 1 round (6); effect 1 Str damage; cure 1 save, Con-based DC).

Diplodocus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +6 natural armor; Attack tail (1d8); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 14, Con 10, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 10; SQ low-light vision, scent.

7th-level Advancement: Size Large; AC +3 natural armor; Attack tail (2d6); Ability Scores Str +6, Con +4; SQ tail lash.

Giant Weasel Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 30 ft., climb 10 ft.; AC +1 natural armor; Attack bite (1d4); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 19, Con 13, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 10; Special Attacks blood drain (1 Con), grab; SQ low-light vision, scent.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +2.

Giraffe Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 50 ft., AC +2 natural armor; Attack 2 hooves (1d6); Ability Scores Str 16, Dex 17, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 7; SQ low-light vision, natural weapons.

7th-level Advancement: Size Large; AC +2; Attack 2 hooves (1d8), slam (1d8); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +4.

Seahorse Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Large; Speed swim 30 ft.; AC +4 natural armor; Attack bite (1d4); Ability Scores Str 16, Dex 13, Con 15, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 6; SQ low-light vision.

4th-Level Advancement: Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str +2, Con +2; SQ anchor.

Stag Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Attack gore (1d4); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 19, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 8; SQ low-light vision, scent.

4th-Level Advancement: Size Medium; Attack gore (1d6), 2 hooves (1d4); Ability Scores Str +2, Dex –2, Con +2.

Styracosaurus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 30 ft.; AC +6 natural armor; Attack gore (1d8); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 13, Con 11, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 7; SQ low-light vision, scent.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large, AC +3 natural armor; Attack gore (2d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; SQ ferocity, reflexive strike.

Tortoise Animal Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 10 ft.; AC +6 natural; Attack bite (1d4); Ability Scores Str 14, Dex 8, Con 16, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 9; SQ low-light vision.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; Speed 10 ft.; AC +8 natural; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str +4, Dex –2, Con +2; Bonus Feat Great Fortitude

Trumpeter Swan

Starting Statistics: Size Small; Speed 10 ft., fly 80 ft. (average); Attack bite (1d4), 2 wings (1d3); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 15, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 5; SQ low-light vision.

4th-Level Advancement: Ability Scores Str +2, Con +2.

Velociraptor Companions

Use the dinosaur (velociraptor) animal companion statistics from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook.

Walrus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 10 ft., swim 40 ft.; AC +4 natural armor; Attack bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 13, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6; SQ hold breath, low-light vision.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +4 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.