Animal Companions

The lists in the Player’s Handbook provide a wide variety of options when choosing an animal companion. While many of these creatures can be found on the Isle of Dread, some cannot, and others native to the isle make for fine choices. The following list of animals can be used by druids or rangers seeking new companions on th€ island.

While most are from the Monster Monual, some of these creatures can be hund in Monsfer Manual II (MMII), Mons}er Manual III (MMIII), Monster Manual IV (MMIV), or the Fiend Folio (FF). Other dinosaurs, found in Dragon #118, might also make for a perfect animal companion (or familiar).

1st Level or Higher
  • Dire rat
  • Eagle (animal)
  • Hawk (animal)
  • Owl (animal)
  • Snake, Medium viper (animal)
  • Snake, Small viper (animal)
  • Swindlespitter (dinosaur, MM III)
4th Level or Higher (Level-3)
  • Ape (animal)
  • Boar (animal)
  • Crocodile (animal)
  • Dire bat
  • Dire hawk (MM II)
  • Dire weasel
  • Fleshraker (dinosaur, MM III)
  • Lizard, monitor (animal)
  • Sailsnake (MM IV)
  • Shark, large( animal)
  • Snake, constrictor (animal)
  • Snake, large viper (animal)
7th Level or Higher (Level-6)
  • Crocodile, giant (animal)
  • Cryptoclidus (dinosaur, MMII)
  • Deinonychus (dinosaur)
  • Dire ape
  • Dire boar
  • Dire toad (MM II)
  • Elasmosaurus (dinosaur)
  • Snake, Huge viper (animal)
  • Terror bird (FF)
10th Level or Higher (Level-9)
  • Bloodstriker (dinosaur, MMII)
  • Dire snake (MMII)
  • Legendary eagle (MMII)
  • Megaraptor (dinosaur)
  • Sea tiger (MMII)
  • Shark, Huge (animal)
  • Snake, giant constrictor (animal)
13th Level or Higher (Level-12)
  • Allosarus (dinosaur, MMII)
  • Ankylosaurus (dinosaur, MMII)
  • Legendary ape (MMII)
  • Octopus, giant (animal)
16th Level or Higher (Level-15)
  • Dire shark
  • Legendary snake (MMII)
  • Quetzalcoatlus (MMII)
  • Squid, giant (animal)
  • Triceratops (dinosaur)
  • Tyrannosaurus (dinosaur)

Animal Companions

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