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Cohorts and Companions

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Pathfinder Player Companion: Cohorts and Companions
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Rule set
May 27, 2015

Cohorts and Companions, a Pathfinder Player Companion sourcebook by Brian Duckwitz, Philip Minchin, and Jason Nelson, was released on May 27, 2015.

Prepare for your adventures to get twice as exciting with Pathfinder Player Companion: Cohorts and Companions! Double the daring and fun with all-new rules for turning your adventurer into part of a dynamic duo. Whether you're growing a towering treant to serve as your monstrous cohort or organizing a grand heist with your fellow thieves, Cohorts and Companions gives you the rules you need! New options allow you to make the most of your allies, or even make your allies from scratch! From binding outsiders to winning over artist patrons, this volume has cohorts ideal for any character concept.

Inside this book, you'll find:

  • Character options to help class abilities benefit from a cohort's assistance, from bardic harmonies to ally-oriented rogue talents.
  • Multiple new ways to gain and use cohorts, including using magical beasts to serve as animal companions, conscripting teams of low-level recruits, and using magic items as cohorts.
  • New archetypes that allow characters to focus on their cohorts, such as the esquire for cavaliers, construct rider for alchemists, and instructor for wizards.
  • Tables arranged by theme listing dozens of new monster cohorts of many different creature types, along with their effective cohort levels.
  • New campaign-focused rules allowing you to secretly recruit teams of criminals during downtime, win the love of enthusiasts of the arts, and arrange for contingency services!


For Your Character
p. 2
The More the Merrier
p. 4
Band Together
p. 6
Beastly Accomplices
p. 8
Bound from Beyond
p. 10
Constructed Companions
p. 12
Cohorts from the Crypt
p. 14
Equipment as Allies
p. 16
Family Matters
p. 18
Verdant Followers
p. 20
Heroic Hirelings
p. 22
Leader of the Faith
p. 24
Partners in Crime
p. 26
Soldiers of Fortune
p. 28
Students and Supplicants
p. 30
Next Month!
p. 32
Monster Cohorts and Allies
Inside Front Cover