Villain Codex

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Villain Codex
Villain Codex
Author(s) Alexander Augunas et al.
Publisher Paizo Inc.
Price Print: $44.99
PDF: $9.99
Released November 16, 2016
Type Core
Binding Hardcover
Pages 256 pages
isbn ISBN 978-1-60125-906-6
Rules set PFRPG
Series Pathfinder RPG
Follows Horror Adventures
Precedes Bestiary 6
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Villain Codex, a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game hardcover sourcebook by Alexander Augunas, Logan Bonner, Paris Crenshaw, Dan Dillon, Crystal Frasier, Amanda Hamon, Eric Hindley, Mikko Kallio, Dale C. McCoy Jr., Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Thomas M. Reid, Alistair Rigg, Alex Riggs, Mark Seifter, and Linda Zayas-Palmer, was released on November 16, 2016.

Miscreants and MalefactorsVillains are at the heart of every great adventure—scheming, plotting, and causing mayhem—but creating a convincing and detailed group of antagonists is no easy task. Pathfinder RPG Villain Codex serves up 20 groups of vile miscreants waiting to menace your player characters and foil their every plan. Inside this time-saving tome, you will find a wide variety of foes, from a scheming regal court to a sinister doomsday cult, ready to challenge characters of any level. These villains come equipped with a host of new rules elements to give them the edge against players and fit into nearly any campaign!

Villain Codex is an essential addition to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. This imaginative tabletop game builds on more than 15 years of system development and an open playtest featuring more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules into a new era.

Pathfinder RPG Villain Codex includes:

  • Complete sections for 20 villainous organizations, including a power-hungry arcane society, a greedy merchant caravan, a fleet of scandalous pirates, a creepy secret society, and a wily thieves' guild. Trade blows with the serpentfolk-worshiping monks of Fang Monastery, match wits with the sly bandits of the Merry Outlaws, or defend civilization from the wild druids of Nature's Scourge!
  • Information on each organization's history and structure, along with plot hooks to get the players interested in confronting the group.
  • New rules in each villain section, including feats, spells, and magic items.
  • A wide variety of new stat blocks for all organization members, using each villain section's new rules.
  • Premade encounter groups, allowing Game Masters to quickly make use of the villains in every section.
  • ... And much, much more!


  • Introduction (4)
  • Arcane Society (6)
  • Brutal Slavers (18)
  • Carnival Troupe (30)
  • Corrupt Guard (42)
  • Cruel Musketeers (54)
  • Death Cult (66)
  • Demon Knights (78)
  • Diabolical Church (90)
  • Fang Monastery (102)
  • Merchant Caravan (114)
  • Merry Outlaws (126)
  • Nature's Scourge (138)
  • Regal Court (150)
  • Ruthless Brigands (162)
  • Savage Marauders (174)
  • Scandalous Pirates (186)
  • Secret Society (198)
  • Sinister Cult (210)
  • Slayers' Guild (222)
  • Thieves' Guild (234)
  • Appendices (246)