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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, Margay Cat

Black rosettes and streaks mark the brown fur of this slender feline.

Margay Cat CR 1/4

Source Ultimate Wilderness pg. 193
XP 100
N Tiny animal
Init +2; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +0

Defense

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

Offense

Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee bite –1 (1d3–3), 2 claws –1 (1d2–3)
Space 2-1/2 ft., Reach 0 ft.

Statistics

Str 4, Dex 14, Con 10, Int 2, Wis 11, Cha 9
Base Atk +0; CMB +0; CMD 7 (11 vs. trip)
Feats Skill Focus (Climb)
Skills Bluff +0 (+4 when mimicking animal sounds), Climb +8, Stealth +14; Racial Modifiers +4 Bluff to mimic animal sounds
SQ sound mimicry (animals)

Ecology

Environment warm forests
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

The margay is a small cat that lives in dense tropical forests, preferring to spend most of its life in the trees. During the day, a margay lounges in liana tangles far above the ground, and at night it chases birds, frogs, lizards, and monkeys through the treetops. A margay can use its sound mimicry ability to imitate the sounds of any animal of its own size or one size category smaller, and it often does so to lure prey into an ambush.

A margay weighs around 8 pounds and may reach a length of 3–4 feet, nearly half of which is its tail.