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It is safe to say, "Yes, they have hands." According to the PFSRD: Imps vary widely in appearance, ranging through a spectrum of bestial traits and grotesque body shapes, though most take the forms of red-skinned, winged humanoids with bulbous features. Such a typical imp stands a mere 2 feet tall, has a 3-foot wingspan, and weighs 10 pounds. ...


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I can find no mention of such in Pathfinder, but for what it’s worth, imps had hands in 3.5, as can be seen in this Monster Manual illustration: The imp is the small red one sitting on the end of the gelugon’s spear, which it is clearly holding onto with its hands.


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The designer did not intend for familiar archetypes to be applied to improved familiars While I agree that it kind of sucks, Familiar Folio author Mark Seifter confirms as much in this Paizo messageboard thread. He says, in response to another poster, that Another Poster: The writer of the book... also confirmed that the improved familiars ...


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The limits would ultimately be up to your GM. But consider this: Your familiar has an empathic link to you, would know that you are in danger and need assistance. Your familiar is intelligent and can make its own decisions. Your familiar would be familiar with equipment you have and could know what it is capable of, depending on dialogue with your ...


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Yes. Some creatures in the Monster Manual have variant familiar rules. These rules do not require the Find Familiar spell. In fact, the variant familiar rules are completely separate from the Find Familiar spell in everything but name. In order to gain a variant familiar, the player must find one of these creatures during gameplay and convince it to serve ...


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Most depictions of imps do have hands. However, when you consider to have an imp as a familiar for a player-character through the arcane bond class feature, I would not recommend to allow it to use equipment as this might become quite unbalanced. From a balance POV, familiars are supposed to be weak. Imps are already far stronger than most vanilla ...



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