Advanced Race Guide
Advanced Race Guide
Basic Information
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn et al
Publisher Paizo Publishing
Type Core
Binding Hardcover
Released June 2012
Pages 256 pages
ISBN 978-1-60125-390-3
Series Pathfinder RPG

Advanced Race Guide, a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game sourcebook by lead designer Jason Bulmahn and Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, Benjamin Bruck, Adam Daigle, Jim Groves, Tim Hitchcock, Hal Maclean, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Owen K.C. Stephens, Todd Stewart, and Russ Taylor, was released in June 2012.

Be the Beast!

Get the most out of your heritage with the Pathfinder RPG Advanced Race Guide! Embrace your inner monster by playing one of 30 iconic races from mythology and gaming history, or build an entirely new race of your own. If classic races are more your style, go beyond the stereotypes for elves, dwarves, and the other core races with new options and equipment to help you stand out from the crowd.

The Pathfinder RPG Advanced Race Guide is a bold new companion to the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook. This imaginative tabletop game builds on more than 10 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.

The 256-page Pathfinder RPG Advanced Race Guide includes:

  • New rules and options to help you customize all seven of the classic core races, including new racial traits, racial subtypes, and racial archetypes.
  • 30 exotic races, from mischievous goblins and reptilian kobolds to crow-headed tengus and deadly drow, each with complete rules for use as player characters, plus archetypes, alternate racial traits, and other options for maximum customization.
  • A complete and balanced system for creating an unlimited number of new races, mixing and matching powers and abilities to form characters and cultures specific to your campaign.
  • Tons of new race-specific equipment, feats, spells, and magic items for each of the races detailed!


Advanced Race Guide Playtest Edit

Advanced Race Guide Playtest
Basic Information
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn et al.
Publisher Paizo Publishing
Type Core
Binding PDF
Released October 4, 2011
Pages 26 pages
Series Pathfinder RPG

The Advanced Race Guide Playtest was released on October 4, 2011, as a free PDF download.[1] The document included the race building rules and several core, expanded, and monstrous race examples. The playtesting period ended October 18, 2011.[2]

References Edit

  1. Jason Bulmahn (October 4, 2011). Advanced Race Guide Playtest.
  2. Stephen Radney-MacFarland (October 18, 2011). Advanced Race Guide Playtest Wrap-Up.

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