Advanced Class Guide
Advanced Class Guide
Basic Information
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn et al.
Publisher Paizo Inc.
Type Core
Binding Hardcover
Released August 2014
Pages 256 pages
ISBN 978-1-60125-671-3
Series Pathfinder RPG

Advanced Class Guide, a hardcover Pathfinder RPG rulebook featuring content by Dennis Baker, Ross Byers, Jesse Benner, Savannah Broadway, Jason Bulmahn, Jim Groves, Tim Hitchcock, Tracy Hurley, Jonathan H. Keith, Will McCardell, Dale C. McCoy, Jr., Tom Phillips, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Thomas M. Reid, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Tork Shaw, Owen K.C. Stephens, and Russ Taylor, was released August 6, 2014. Errata for a second printing was released on July 22, 2015.

A production error in the first printing resulted in the Pathfinder Adventure Path logo being printed on the cover instead of the Pathfinder RPG logo.[1]

A New Breed of HeroEdit

Adventure like never before with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Class Guide! Explore new heights of heroism with 10 new base classes, each with 20 levels of amazing abilities. Incredible powers also await existing characters, with more than a hundred new archetypes and class options. Prepare characters for their most legendary adventure ever with massive selections of never-before-seen spells, magic items, and more!

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Class Guide is a must-have companion volume to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook. This imaginative tabletop game builds upon 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 the new millennium.

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Class Guide includes:

  • Ten new base classes—the magic-twisting arcanist, the ferocious bloodrager, the cunning investigator, the daring swashbuckler, the formidable warpriest, and others.
  • Variant class abilities and thematic archetypes for all 29 base classes, such as the counterfeit mage and the mutagenic mauler.
  • Nearly a hundred new feats for characters of all classes, including style feats, teamwork feats like Coordinated Shot, and more.
  • Hundreds of new spells and magic items, such as feast on fear and skullcrusher gauntlets.
  • An entire armory of amazing equipment, from vital new adventuring gear to deadly alchemical weapons.

Contents Edit

  • Introduction (4)
  • Chapter 1: Classes (6)
Hybrid Classes (8)
Arcanist (8)
Bloodrager (15)
Brawler (23)
Hunter (26)
Investigator (30)
Shaman (35)
Skald (49)
Slayer (53)
Swashbuckler (56)
Warpriest (60)
Racial Favored Class Options (69)
  • Chapter 2: Archetypes and Class Options (72)
  • Chapter 3: Feats (134)
  • Chapter 4: Spells (160)
  • Chapter 5: Gear and Magic Items (200)
  • Chapter 6: Designing Classes (238)
  • Index (250)

Advanced Class Guide Playtest Edit

Cover of "Advanced Class Guide Playtest"
Advanced Class Guide Playtest
Basic Information
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn et al.
Publisher Paizo Publishing, LLC
Type Core
Binding PDF
Released November 14, 2013; revised December 9, 2013
Pages 56 pages
Series Pathfinder RPG

The Advanced Class Guide Playtest was released on November 14, 2013, as a free PDF download and was revised on December 9. The playtesting period ran through December 17, 2013.

References Edit

  1. Erik Mona (August 1, 2014). A Tale of Two Covers.
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