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New Pathfinder and Pathfinder Society FAQs: Animal Companion and Familiar Edition

Not too long ago, Pathfinder Society released an update to the organized play campaign’s animal companion and familiar guidance and rules. That has recently made it onto the FAQ page. The Pathfinder Design Team also recently released–and then revised–an FAQ on calculating costs and multipliers for armor. This FAQ doesn’t mention animal companions, but they […] Read More

Take a survey, get a boon: Paizo is collecting information on you and your characters

Paizo’s opened up a survey and if you play PFS, they want to hear from you! Visit the site to learn more details. Note: you get a boon from filling out the survey! On the last page, when it asks you if you have more characters you want to fill out the survey for, you […] Read More

Additional Resources and Campaign Clarifications for April 2017

Paizo just posted a fairly massive update to both the additional resources and campaign clarifications sometime this Saturday. There’s a lot of good stuff; you should read it! Some of the more notable updates: Heroes of the Darklands, Heroes of the High Court, the Monster Hunter’s Handbook, and Bestiary 6 are all added to the […] Read More

The Pathfinder Society FAQ has been updated!

The Pathfinder Society FAQ was updated late today. In the blog post summarizing the changes, Linda Zayas-Palmer summarized the changes. Some of the most important clarifications and changes: The FAQ now explicitly says that electronic access to the PRD, combined with access to your Paizo downloads page you have purchased an electronic (PDF) copy of the material, is […] Read More

Year of the Stolen Storm

Hey Everyone! Season 8, Year of the Stolen Storm is quickly approaching! With GenCon right around the corner, that means a new Guide to Organized Play and new Faction Cards should be coming soon! One of the things that was mentioned at Paizocon was an expansion of the Always Available races. In addition to the 11 current […] Read More

Updates to the Additional Resources and Campaign Clarifications

These lists don’t include incidental cleanup, like text updates or changes to items that have already been made in other sources. Additional Resources Pathfinder Adventure Path #107 “Scourge of the Godclaw” Familiar: The nehushtan is legal for play. Misc.: The variant spellcasting, obedience, and customized spell list for Geryon is legal for play. The muddling […] Read More

FAQ Friday: new klarifications

From the Pathfinder Design Team this Friday: Klars: A traditional klar “counts as a light wooden shield with shield spikes”, and a metal klar “counts as a light steel shield with shield spikes”. What exactly does this mean? Particularly, a klar is a one-handed weapon that deals damage like a heavy spiked shield, and it […] Read More

FAQ Friday: New Pathfinder FAQ on positive and negative energy

From this thread: Positive and Negative Energy: These two terms show up in a variety of abilities, but they have no definition outside those abilities, and the abilities aren’t always consistent. How do positive and negative energy work? Positive and negative energy are two damage types, though despite their name, they are usually not included […] Read More

Barbarian: Invulnerable Rager Errata

From the FAQ Friday of June 17th 2016: Barbarian Increased Damage Reduction: The increased damage reduction rage power says it increases the “barbarian’s damage reduction”, but does that refer to the barbarian class feature “damage reduction” or to any damage reduction the barbarian might possess. In particular, the invulnerable rager archetype trades away the barbarian’s […] Read More

What do faction pins do? Faction pins in PFS

From June 13th’s Pathfinder Society blog post: Once per session, while wearing a faction pin matching your character’s faction, you may add 1 to any skill check. If you apply this benefit to one of your faction’s favored skills, listed below, you instead roll 1d4 and add the result. For this roll you also treat the […] Read More