Finding Warlock Familiars

Gustave Dore - Two Owls (1832-1883)In the previous post on Finding Familiars, I shared the 15 beasts cards created from the listed creatures in the 1st-Level Find Familiar spell. This time it is all about the Warlock’s familiars.

Warlocks, through the Pact of the Chain class option (Level 3), can learn the same Find Familiar spell, but with one big twist: When your Warlock uses the Attack action, it can forgo one of its attacks to allow the familiar to make an attack of its own.

Also, beyond the same 15 beasts, Warlocks can add Imps, Pseudodragons, Quasits, and Sprites to allow for a total of 19 possible summons.


To review, the 1st-Level Conjuration ritual states:

You gain the service of a familiar, a spirit that takes an animal form you choose: bat, cat, crab, frog (toad), hawk, lizard, octopus, owl, poisonous snake, fish (quipper), rat, raven, seahorse, spider, or weasel. Appearing in an unoccupied space within range, the familiar has the statistics of the chosen form, though it is a celestial, fey, or fiend (your choice) instead of a beast.

It should be noted that Pact of the Chain Warlock’s familiars can be different in that they are a reflection of the Warlock’s Patron.  Sprites & Pseudodragons are tied to the Archfey, and Imps and Quasits are tied to the Fiend.  For Great Old One pacts, any familiar can be acceptable.  However, rather than tie only a few choices to an Archfey or Field god, it is very common that DMs allow all types to all Patrons.  Check with your DM, as the setting or story may dictate the familiar choice.

Because Warlock’s can have familiars attack, the previous 15 cards needed to have attack actions added.  To differentiate from the previous cards, they are titled with “Warlock’s” plus the familiar name. Also if there is too much text to fit on a single card, it is split into two parts, the second card has “(Continued)” listed on it.

Also, I did not include the Monster Manual Variants here, as some gaming groups may not have those optional rules in play.  I will include those in another post.  So if you are looking for the following Variants: Imp Familiar Variant (MM69), Pseudodragon Familiar Variant (MM254), Quasit Familiar Variant (MM63) , or the NPC Familiars Variant (MM347), they will appear later.

I do recommend using a glue stick and sticking the card to a playing card (Magic the Gathering cards work great). Just glue the backside for 2-siders.

The printable PDF of Warlock cards is here: Standard Warlock Familiars

Warlocks Bat Familiar Warlocks Cat FamiliarWarlocks Crab Familiar Warlocks Frog Toad FamiliarWarlocks Hawk Familiar Warlocks Lizard FamiliarWarlocks Imp Familiar Warlocks Imp Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Octopus Familiar Warlocks Octopus Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Owl Familiar Warlocks Poisonous Snake Familiar Warlocks Pseudodragon Familiar Warlocks Pseudodragon Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Quasit Familiar Warlocks Quasit Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Quipper Fish Familiar Warlocks Rat Familiar Warlocks Raven Familiar Warlocks Sea Horse Familiar Warlocks Spider Familiar Warlocks Spider Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Sprite Familiar Warlocks Sprite Familiar Part 2 Warlocks Weasel Familiar


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