2
\$\begingroup\$

For familiars, it is quite easy to find that they have your AC.
How can I find the AC of my Animal Companion?

\$\endgroup\$
4
\$\begingroup\$

An animal companion's AC is calculated the same way as a PC: 10 + Dex modifier + proficiency + item bonus. By default, an animal companion is trained in barding and unarmored defense, and uses the level of its PC for proficiency bonuses.

For example, a bear companion belonging to a level 1 druid and wearing no barding has AC 10 (base) + 2 (DEX modifier) + 3 (trained unarmored defence at level 1) = 15.

The same bear belonging to a level 8 druid with the Mature Companion and Incredible Companion (Savage) feats and wearing light barding has AC 10 (base) + 4 (DEX modifier) + 10 (trained barding at level 8) +1 (light barding) = 25.

\$\endgroup\$
  • \$\begingroup\$ So the rhino has the same AC as a dog with the same DEX? Does not make much sense to me \$\endgroup\$ – András Nov 8 at 15:19

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.