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40 Beasts and Fantastical Creatures Ready to Join Your Adventuring Party!

A team of 33 writers, 4 artists, and 3 editors have joined forces to bring you "Animal Sidekicks," a sidekick bestiary that gives anyone and everyone in your party a pet, each with its own stat block and level-up table.

Modeled on the sidekick rules found in the D&D Essentials Kit Rulebook, these animal sidekicks, from allosaurus to wolf, are perfect for kids, new players, and the animal-lover in us all!


Featuring the Following Talent:

  • Adam Hancock
  • Allison M. Reilly
  • BornToDoStuff
  • Brittney Hay
  • C. M. Millar
  • Cindy Butor
  • Daniel Vitti
  • Ellie Lynn
  • Erik Arthur
  • Fernando A. Dolande
  • J. M. Scalercio
  • Jackson Adams
  • James Welch
  • Jeffrey Gerretse
  • Jos Wijchgel
  • Kayla Bayens
  • Ken Marable
  • Kristy Dalangini
  • Lauren Campbell
  • Marco Michelutto
  • Melissa Doucette
  • Michael Jacobson
  • Noah Simpson
  • Olobosk
  • Orla ní Dhúill
  • Paul Metzger
  • R. Morgan Slade
  • Rory Jordan
  • Ryan Langr
  • Tessa Simpson
  • Trevor Traub
  • Zac Goins

 
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Adrian N August 11, 2020 6:15 am UTC
I'm very interested in this, is there list of the 40 animal companion? I'm looking for something for a crab as one of my players really wants one. But if not, maybe they can settle with one of the other 40 options.
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Adam H August 11, 2020 12:47 pm UTC
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There is! You can find it by clicking on Quick Preview or Full-Size Preview just below the cover image and flipping to the second page. Thanks!
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Dylan M March 25, 2020 11:03 pm UTC
So I can see from the Sample that it only goes from 1-6. Is there plans to expand it, or update it for further levels?
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Brittney L April 19, 2020 12:20 am UTC
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We are currently working on Animal Sidekicks 2.0 that will take some of these animals from level 7-20 as well as some new animal friends.
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Jochem B May 30, 2020 6:40 pm UTC
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Looking forward to it. We mostly play Duets and it's a lot more fun with an animal companion, feels more natural. This product is awesome :D!
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Craig P June 09, 2020 8:33 am UTC
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Hi Brittney, that's great to hear that there will be a 2.0 version taking (some) of the animals from level 7 to 20. I DM for my two daughters, and the animal sidekicks are a clear hit for them. Since they're a party of two, having two sidekicks helps balance out the encounters, and their blink dog and pseudodragon has completely enhanced the storytelling and role-play elements. You all did a fantastic job on the personality traits for the sidekicks! So here's a vote for continuing the blink dog and pseudodragon as part of the next tranche of levels too!
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Matt K February 19, 2020 7:48 pm UTC
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Any plans to expand the levels out to 12 to 14?
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Aidan L January 23, 2020 2:28 pm UTC
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Really amazing supplement with lots of creativity! Also, the fact that you can get your pet snake to just eat people is hilarious to me XD
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Adam H January 23, 2020 5:15 pm UTC
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It's hilarious to us too. :)
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Dylan L January 02, 2020 9:55 pm UTC
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Not a big deal but there are a few typos at first glance like in the Mastiff's beyond 1st level section it states horse instead of mastiff under extra attack and on the Tiger's beyond 1st level section the hitpoint formula actually goes down for 5th and 6th level instead of up. Besides these typos this serves as an excellent resource that not only helps to improve the animal companions provided but to create new ones based off of the ones you've statted out. Hopefully these typos can be corrected as otherwise this is a fantastic resource there are likely a few more than I've found so you may want to take a skim through.
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Maarten K June 06, 2020 3:20 pm UTC
I also noticed this typo in FGU version.
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Brittney L November 04, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
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It was an absolute pleasure to contribute to the sidekick supplement. I enjoyed working on the Badger (go Hufflepuffs), Hollyphant and last minute addition Goose. Each was unique and challenging in their own ways but I hope I was able to put my own spin on them as well as give some unique features that you would associate with each critter.
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Paul B November 04, 2019 5:03 pm UTC
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I saw the Goose entry and immediately thought, "Untitled Goose Game meets Dragon Heist".
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Kristy D November 04, 2019 5:25 pm UTC
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I want to be in that adventure. Manshoon is definitely a bit of a goose.
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