Beginner Box

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Beginner Box
Beginner Box
PZO1119
(Book)
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn and Sean K Reynolds
Publisher Paizo Publishing, LLC
Price Box: $34.99
PDF: $9.99
Released October 2011
Type Core
Binding Box with softcover books
Pages 64 (Hero's Handbook)
96 (Game Master's Guide)
16 (Transition Guide; 2nd printing only)
isbn ISBN 978-1-60125-630-0
Rules set PFRPG
Series Pathfinder Roleplaying Game
Follows Ultimate Combat
Precedes Bestiary 3
Awards Gold ENnie – Best Cover Art (2012)
Gold ENnie – Best Production Values (2012)
Gold ENnie – Product of the Year (2012)
Errata 1st printing: Included in the GM Kit PDF
Extras GM Kit PDF
Player Pack PDF
Transition Guide
Beginner Box Bash Demo quests PDF
Beginner Box Bash Demos Part 2 PDF
Pathfinder Society Character Creation Guide PDF
Pathfinder Society Kids' Track PDF
Character Sheet PDFs
Pregenerated Character PDFs
Artwork from Beginner Box

The Beginner Box, a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game product designed for new players, was released in October 2011. It won the Gold 2012 Product of the Year ENnie Award, as well as Gold ENnie Awards for best cover art and best production values. It is in its second printing, which was published in November 2013.

Take your first step into an exciting world of fantasy adventure with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box! Within you’ll find simple rules to create and customize your own hero, as well as a robust system to run your character through challenging adventures and deadly battles against villainous monsters like goblins and dragons!

Will you be a courageous fighter who masters weapons and armor to cut a trail of destruction through your enemies? A wise cleric who calls upon the power of the gods to heal your allies and burn enemies with sacred fire? A witty rogue able to disarm traps and strike with deadly accuracy? A brilliant wizard whose magical powers bring foes to their knees? All the details of your character are yours to control. The only limit is your imagination!

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box is packed with everything you need to get started with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, an imaginative tabletop fantasy adventure game for 2–5 players. Scores of monsters, challenges, and advice give gamers the tools to create their own worlds and adventure, providing countless hours of gaming excitement. With streamlined rules and a focus on action-packed heroic adventure, this deluxe boxed set is the ideal introduction to the world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and the best starting point for a lifetime of pulse-pounding adventure!

The Pathfinder RPG Beginner Box includes:

  • 64-page Hero’s Handbook, detailing character creation, spells, equipment, and general rules for playing the game
  • 96-page Game Master’s Guide packed with adventures, monsters, magical treasures, and advice on how to narrate the game and control the challenges faced by the heroes
  • A complete set of 7 high-impact polyhedral dice
  • More than 80 full-color pawns depicting tons of heroes, monsters, and even a fearsome black dragon
  • Four pregenerated character sheets to throw you right into the action
  • Four blank character sheets to record the statistics and deeds of your custom-made hero
  • A durable, reusable, double-sided Flip-Mat play surface that works with any kind of marker

This exciting boxed set contains everything a new gamer needs to get started with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, the smash hit RPG system that has taken tabletop gaming by storm. From dice to game pawns to simply stated rules, this box is the ideal entry point to the world of Pathfinder.

List of bundled pawns

Air Elemental
Animated Statue (2)
Barghest
Black Dragon
Boar
Boggard
Dire Rat (3)
Doppelganger
Dwarf Cleric (Female)
Dwarf Cleric (Male)
Dwarf Fighter (Female)
Dwarf Fighter (Male)
Dwarf Rogue (Female)
Dwarf Rogue (Male)
Dwarf Wizard (Female)
Dwarf Wizard (Male)
Earth Elemental
Elf Cleric (Female)
Elf Cleric (Male)
Elf Fighter (Female)
Elf Fighter (Male)
Elf Rogue (Female)
Elf Rogue (Male)
Elf Wizard (Female)
Elf Wizard (Male)
Ezren (Iconic Wizard)
Fire Elemental
Gargoyle (2)
Ghost
Ghoul (2)
Giant Centipede
Giant Spider (2)
Goblin (4)
Goblin Boss
Goblin Dog
Gray Ooze
Green Hag
Hell Hound (2)
Human Cleric (Female)
Human Cleric (Male)
Human Fighter (Female)
Human Fighter (Male)
Human Rogue (Female)
Human Rogue (Male)
Human Wizard (Female)
Human Wizard (Male)
Kyra (Iconic Cleric)
Manticore
Medusa
Merisiel (Iconic Rogue)
Mimic
Mummy
Ogre
Orc (2)
Orc Boss
Reefclaw
Salamander
Serpentfolk
Skeletal Champion
Skeleton (4)
Troglodyte (2)
Valeros (Iconic Fighter)
Venomous Snake
Water Elemental
Werewolf (2)
Will-O’-Wisp
Wolf (2)
Zombie (2)

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