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Otters have long, slim bodies and relatively short limbs, with webbed paws. Most have sharp claws on their feet and all except the sea otter have long, muscular tails.

Otter CR 1/4

XP 100
N Tiny animal
Init +3; Senses low-light vision; Perception +1


AC 15, touch 15, flat-footed 12 (+3 Dex, +2 size)
hp 4 (1d8)
Fort +2, Ref +5, Will +1


Speed 20 ft., swim 30 ft.
Melee bite +5 (1d3-4)
Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft.


Str 3, Dex 16, Con 10, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 5
Base Atk +0; CMB +1; CMD 7 (11 vs. trip)
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Escape Artist +4, Swim +10



The master of an otter familiar gains a +3 bonus on Swim checks.

Source Wikipedia


Environment any water
Organization solitary or family (2-16)
Treasure none

Otters are curious and playful, and enjoy investigating new objects, sliding down wet rocks, and other simple games.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 3, © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, James Jacobs, Michael Kenway, Rob McCreary, Patrick Renie, Chris Sims, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, and Russ Taylor, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.