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thaX
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Old November 15th, 2019, 09:47 AM
I have an animal companion, and his scores really suck, with my highest being +3 for dex. It even has -4 for Int, which is supposed to be around 2 or 3.

Yet, the program is acting as if these are the modifiers, with the scores themselves completely eliminated.

I am thinking that Dex should be at 16, not 3, though 3 would be the ability modifier. Is it not showing the actual ability scores? Why would these be excluded?
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Old November 17th, 2019, 03:38 PM
This sounds like the companion is being displayed as an NPC. I think PF2 has changed the NPCs/monsters to be much simpler to manage, so they've ditched the 3-18 stats since they don't achieve much compared to the actual stat bonuses.

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Old November 22nd, 2019, 07:42 AM
Hello thaX,

Farling has the right idea here.

For PF2, Animal Companions actually don't possess Ability Scores directly, instead, they are represented with Ability Modifiers only. This is working 100% as intended and as the source material presents those rules. If you like, you can check the Rules for this on page 214 of the PF2 Core Rulebook.
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