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What ways can a pure martial get Find Familiar at level 1?

Kill a wyrmling dragon Fizban's Treasury of Dragons includes the following draconic gift (p. 28): Draconic Familiar Draconic Gift, Uncommon You gain the aid of a draconic familiar, which might be a ...
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Can Blindness/Deafness Condition caused by Find Familiar etc be removed by Lesser Restoration?

The Lesser Restoration spell would essentially do nothing. While all the checkboxes for Lesser Restoration are checked, we can check the wording of Find Familiar: Additionally, as an action, you can ...
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What ways can a pure martial get Find Familiar at level 1?

Custom Lineage gives you a feat at level 1 Source: Tasha's Cauldron of Everything Instead of choosing one of the game's races for your character at 1st level, you can use the following traits to ...
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Can Blindness/Deafness Condition caused by Find Familiar etc be removed by Lesser Restoration?

No, as you still can see and hear Find familar says: Additionally, as an action, you can see through your familiar's eyes and hear what it hears until the start of your next turn, gaining the ...
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Can the Healer Feat be used through an Imp familiar with a healer's kit?

RAW : No As you've correctly quoted, the imp familiar can deliver spells with a range of touch. The Healer feat isn't a spell, so it does not qualify for this ability. The imp is its own creature with ...
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Which Level are a Familiar's Hit Points calculated from?

You use the total level and hit points as your base The Player's Handbook glossary (p. 306) explains what "character level" means: A character’s total level. For a character with levels in ...
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What ways can a pure martial get Find Familiar at level 1?

Obtain a Ring of Spell Storing And a friendly caster who knows Find Familiar The Ring of Spell Storing allows another caster to load up the item with spells up to 5th level, which includes Find ...
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Can a Shield Guardian have a familiar?

No. Not via their Spell Storing feature, anyway. The text says "To do so, the wearer must cast the spell on the guardian.", which implies the spell must target a creature. find familiar ...
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is there any spell or magic item that can give a familiar the flyby ability?

At the cost of concentration, Darkness is a workaround You want to give your tressym flyby, but what you really want is to have it be able to scout or Help without incurring opportunity attacks. But ...
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What ways can a pure martial get Find Familiar at level 1?

In addition to the other answers provided, you could use a Spellwrought Tattoo (Common) from Tasha's Cauldron of Everything. This is of course dependant on if your DM allows you to start with a magic ...
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is there any spell or magic item that can give a familiar the flyby ability?

For scouting, just use the Disengage action If you just want to have your familiar scout around without provoking opportuniy attacks, you can have him take the Disengage action on any turn in which he ...
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What is a "general emotion" for Empathic Link?

Feelings, not thoughts or observations The rules provide the following examples: For example, a toad familiar might project feelings of hunger whenever a member of a fly-demon cult is nearby, a bat ...
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How does cover interact with a Pact of the Chain Warlock with the Voice of the Chain Master Invocation?

Spells need a clear path to the target This is on p. 201, PH: A Clear Path to the Target To target something, you must have a clear path to it, so it can’t be behind total cover. If you place an area ...
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Is a familiar with the figment archetype still cursed, diseased, or poisoned after it dies then returns?

RAW RAW it's unclear how it should be handled, as there is neither direct rules text from the Recurring Dream ability itself, nor indirect rules text from some place else to apply, nor a similar ...
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What could a Homunculus Servant transform into via true polymorph?

This is not clarified in the rules, so the DM must make a call. Technically nothing is not a number and is not 0, and so is neither larger nor smaller than any given number as you cannot compare them. ...
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Can a Familiar aid a Rogue's Sneak Attack?

This question was officially answered in the Sage Advice Compendium. Does the familiar of find familiar count as an ally for the purposes of Sneak Attack? A familiar is an allied creature. Its ...
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What are the ways that I can access the spell Find Familiar via magic items or feats?

If you can get yourself a Spellwrought Tattoo of Find Familiar spell, anyone can use it, and it doesn't require attunement. Using the Spellwrought Tattoo doesn't require spellcasting ability, unlike ...
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What are the ways that I can access the spell Find Familiar via magic items or feats?

It's technically by way of a feat, but if your campaign allows the Strixhaven backgrounds (some don't, as they're overpowered relative to most backgrounds), choosing Lorehold Student, Quandrix Student,...
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Can Paragon Surge be cast on a familiar?

You need to be able to target yourself to share the spell You can only target the familiar if you could target yourself with the spell. The Share Spells ability says: The wizard may cast a spell ...
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is there any spell or magic item that can give a familiar the flyby ability?

Flavor an owl as your tressym. The owl has the flyby feature. Talk to your DM If you like the features of the tressym that the owl doesn't have, talk to your DM. They've already given you permission ...
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is there any spell or magic item that can give a familiar the flyby ability?

Polymorph There (as of this writing) is no spell or magic item that outright grants a creature that does not have it flyby. You could however transform your tressym into an owl with the polymorph ...
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Can a Shield Guardian have a familiar?

Can it? There are a lot of issues that need to be resolved, to decide. Can the shield guardian even cast find familiar? This is up to the DM. There are arguments for both yes or no. You can get rules-...
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Is there a rule for poison gathering?

I didn't find any exact rules about the time of poison gathering, but I did find some rules on how much time it takes to make venom. You could fold up the poison gathering in the poison making roll. ...
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Expandable and free Animal/Familiar/Special Mount

Take the Summon Elemental reserve feat from Complete Mage. As long as you have a summoning spell of 4th level or higher available to cast, you can summon a Small elemental (air, earth, fire, or water;...
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Rage of Elements Familiars Questions

Elemental Familiar Abilities Elemental Familiars Spellcasters with an affinity for elemental energies call forth elemental creatures to serve as familiars. New Familiar Abilities The following ...
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Is there any way to make familiars useful at higher (10+) levels of play?

Protector Familiar My preferred use for a familiar at high level is the Protector archetype familiar. An improved familiar can not take it because they never get Speak with Animals of It's Kind, but ...
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Is there any way to work around Familiar Alignment restrictions?

Yes, but First, it's important to point out that there are two very different alignment restrictions, not just one, and both play an important role. The primary alignment restriction comes from the ...
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What are the ways that I can access the spell Find Familiar via magic items or feats?

Buy it as a service from a lvl 10 Chronurgy Wizard using Arcane Abeyance The feature allows the wizard to cast a spell into a bead, and whoever releases the spell from the bead is treated as the ...
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How is a familiar's HP calculated when getting bonus on constitution?

The familiars hit points are not calculated as a PC's are, but a change in Constitution will affect them The familiar has one-half the master’s total hit points (not including temporary hit points), ...
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Can a familiar use master abilities while in a Familiar Tattoo?

The Familiar can Take Any Action Your familiar can meld into your familiar tattoo to be carried in your skin. All the tattoo mentions is that a familiar can meld into or exit the tattoo, with no ...
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