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Monster Summoner's Handbook

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Pathfinder Player Companion: Monster Summoner's Handbook
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June 24, 2015

Monster Summoner's Handbook, a Pathfinder Player Companion sourcebook by Alexander Augunas, Tyler Beck, Anthony Li, Luis Loza, David N. Ross, Owen K.C. Stephens, and Linda Zayas-Palmer, was released on June 24, 2015.

Time to Call Some Friends!Call upon otherworldly powers and summon beings from beyond with Pathfinder Player Companion: Monster Summoner's Handbook! Featuring dozens of new feats, magic items, archetypes, and character options designed to grant you control over fantastic beasts and enhance your summoning prowess, this player-friendly volume contains everything you need for your adventurer to command forces benign or malevolent, divine or alien. Call upon never-before-seen creatures and claim all the tools you need to make yourself a true master of monsters!

Inside this book, you'll find:

  • New options for summoning spells, including expanded lists of creatures to summon, new planar templates, and options to create a guardian spirit.
  • New archetypes that allow bloodragers to become effective monster summoners, enable druids to summon elemental allies, and give summoners the power to counter enemy summoning.
  • Advice on dealing with different types of outsiders that can be called and bound, and two brand-new creatures appropriate for such magic.
  • Details on conjuring- and summoning-focused groups throughout the Inner Sea region, including the Blackfire Adepts, Bloodstone Conservatory, and Hellknight signifers.
  • New feats, magic items, spells, and other rules options to enhance your character's effectiveness when fighting against summoned creatures.


For Your Character
p. 2
p. 4
Summoning Archetypes
p. 6
Fighting Summoned Monsters
p. 8
Monster Summoners on Golarion
p. 10
Binding and Calling
p. 12
Extraplanar Power
p. 14
Planar Summoners
p. 16
Simple Templates
p. 18
Summoning-Focused Magic Items
p. 20
Summoning Spells
p. 22
New Planar Allies
p. 24
Guardian Spirits
p. 26
Expanded Monster Summoning
p. 28
Summoned by the Faithful
p. 30
Next Month!
p. 32
Summoner Groups of the Inner Sea
Inside Front Cover