There are countless Pathfinder courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook (Pocket Edition) (2016)
- The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) (2012)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Equipment Pocket Edition (2017)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide Pocket Edition (2018)
- Pathfinder Adventure: The Fall of Plaguestone (P2) (2019)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Player’s Guide Pocket Edition (2017)
- Pathfinder Adventure Path: Hellknight Hill (Age of Ashes 1 of 6) (P2) (Pathfinder Adventure Path: Age of Ashes) (2019)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: GameMastery Guide Pocket Edition (2017)
- Pathfinder Adventure Path: Cult of Cinders (Age of Ashes 2 of 6) [P2] (2019)
- Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration (2007)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Combat Pocket Edition (2018)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: NPC Codex Pocket Edition (2018)
- Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Magic Pocket Edition (2018)
- Pathfinder’s Way (A Novel of the Broken Lands) (Volume 1) (2017)
- Pathfinder (2011)
This new softcover version of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook includes: • All player and Game Master rules in a single volume • Complete rules for fantastic player races like elves, dwarves, gnomes, halflings, and half-orcs • Exciting new options for character classes like fighters, wizards, rogues, clerics, and more • Streamlined and updated rules for feats and skills that increase Author(s): Jason Bulmahn
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) (2012)
This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century!
Choose your weapon and stride boldly into battle with Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Equipment! Within this handy, all-in-one reference, you’ll find 400 jam-packed pages of magic items and adventuring gear, from simple camping equipment and weapons up to the most earth-shaking artifacts.
Adventure like never before with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Class Guide! Explore new heights of heroism with 10 new base classes, each with 20 levels of amazing abilities. Incredible powers also await existing characters, with more than a hundred new archetypes and class options. Prepare characters for their most legendary adventure ever with massive selections of never-before-seen spells, magic items, and more!
A group of new adventurers, traveling through the small community of Plaguestone, must come together to solve the murder of a friend. What starts as simple investigation quickly turns sinister with the discovery of forbidden alchemy, mutant animals, and a nearby forest rotting away due to a mysterious blight. It becomes clear that if these young heroes don’t get to the heart of the plot, then the fall of Plaguestone is all but certain!
Explore new and uncharted depths of roleplaying with the Pathfinder RPG Advanced Player’s Guide! Empower your existing characters with expanded rules for all 11 Pathfinder Roleplaying Game core classes and seven core races, or build a new one from the ground up with one of six brand-new, 20-level base classes.
Pathfinder Adventure Path: Hellknight Hill (Age of Ashes 1 of 6) (P2) (Pathfinder Adventure Path: Age of Ashes) (2019)
Dawn of A New Age Fires burn atop the ruined citadel on Hellknight Hill, sending plumes of red smoke into the air that could be a call for help. Within the old keep, strange invaders from a distant land, mysterious long-lost ruins, and the machinations of a shadowy organization await discovery. Something dire is building toward an apocalyptic event, and it falls to your characters to stop the end before it begins.
Players may be the heroes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but whole worlds rest on the Game Master’s shoulders. Fortunately for GMs, the Pathfinder RPG GameMastery Guide is here to back you up. Packed with invaluable hints and information, this book contains everything you need to take your game to the next level, from advice on the nuts and bolts of running a session to the greater mysteries of crafting engaging worlds and storylines.
The Age of Ashes Adventure Path continues! The heroes have claimed the citadel atop Hellknight Hill as their own, but a ring of magical portals in the castle basement could allow cultists from the southern jungles to invade again at any moment. The PCs must travel through the first of these portals to ally with new friends and face off against the dragon-worshiping Cult of Cinders before the villains can bring powerful forces of destruction to bear!
“A brilliant and readable booka rich study of humankind’s restless spirit.” ―Candice Millard, New York Times Book ReviewGreeted with coast-to-coast acclaim on publication, Fernández-Armesto’s ambitious history of world exploration sets a new standard.
This comprehensive 256-page hardcover reference reveals the martial secrets of the Pathfinder RPG rules like never before! Tons of new tricks and techniques for combat-oriented character classes put a sharp edge on your weapons and a sure step in your tactics, ranging from new barbarian rage powers, new cavalier orders, tons of new rogue talents, and more than 60 new archetypes for nearly every Pathfinder RPG character class, including spellcasters like wizards and clerics.
It’s happened to every Game Master. You spend hours setting up the perfect encounter, your players are out for blood, the swords are drawn―and then you realize that you’ve forgotten to build statistics for the enemy characters. Or perhaps your players go left when you expect them to go right, leaving you without any encounters prepared. Such problems are a thing of the past with the NPC Codex.
Raise your character to the pinnacle of magical might with Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Magic! Within this book, secrets arcane and divine lie ready to burst into life at the hands of all the spellcasting classes in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.
The Trateri are about to learn a vital lesson of the Broken Lands. Deep in the remote expanse where anything can happen, it pays to be on a pathfinder’s good side. Nobody ventures beyond their village walls. Nobody sane that is. Monstrous creatures and deadly mysteries wait out there. Lucky for the people she serves, Shea’s not exactly sane.
From the author of Ender’s Game, the soon-to-be major motion picture!A powerful secret. A dangerous path. Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg’s strange talent for seeing the paths of people’s pasts.
Best Pathfinder Books Everyone Should Read
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Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Lost Kingdoms
Author(s): Paizo Inc.
ID: 1418635, Publisher: Paizo Publishing, LLC., Year: 978-1-60125-41, Size: 15 Mb, Format: pdf
Secrets of Magic (Pathfinder Roleplaying Game)
Author(s): Paizo Staff
ID: 3060249, Publisher: Paizo Pub LLC, Year: 2021, Size: 29 Mb, Format: pdf
The Last Navigator: From the Queensland bush to Bomber Command and Pathfinders . . . a true story of courage and survival against the odds
Author(s): Paul Goodwin; Gordon Goodwin
ID: 2593965, Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly hot items according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.