Pathfinder Beginner Box

An Add-on Module by Paizo

Content Provider: Paizo Author: Atropos Project Source: Project URL Version 10 Last Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Take the first step into an amazing world of fantasy adventure! Will you be a courageous fighter, charging headfirst into battle, or a sly rogue, moving quietly to strike at foes from the shadows? Maybe you will be a knowledgeable wizard, wielding incredible arcane spells or a wise and pious cleric, using the power of your deity to shape the world for the better. It is all up to you!
The Pathfinder Beginner Box teaches you how to play Pathfinder Second Edition

The Pathfinder Beginner Box contains everything you need to learn how to play the second edition of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game while simultaneously teaching you how to use Foundry VTT features. Lovingly converted by members of the Pathfinder Second Edition community and the Foundry Virtual Tabletop staff, with careful attention paid to modernise the content for use on a virtual tabletop while respecting the original work. Experience the Menace Under Otari adventure using the full suite of Foundry VTT features, using maps, tiles, tokens, sounds, and much more to bring you content which truly cannot be experienced in the same way anywhere else.

Purchase the Pathfinder Beginner Box

Using Journals, the Beginner Box for Foundry VTT has been redesigned from the ground up to guide and instruct users on how best to experience Pathfinder Second Edition and learn Foundry VTT features at the same time. Whether you are a veteran GM introducing your players to Pathfinder Second Edition for the first time, or a newcomer just starting out with tabletop RPGs, the Beginner Box is for you.

The Pathfinder Beginner Box for Foundry VTT includes:

Installation and Activation

Activating the Module

Purchasing this product from the Paizo store will grant you an activation code which can be used through your Foundry VTT account page to activate the content for installation. Access to the PDF version of the same content is available through your 'My Downloads' page on Afterwards you will be able to install the “Pathfinder Beginner Box” module from the Foundry Virtual Tabletop setup screen.

If you already own the Pathfinder Beginner Box PDF, a discount for its price will be applied at checkout.

After installing the module, it must be activated within a Game World. To do so:

After activation it should present you with the opened compendium, allowing you to choose which pieces of content you would like to import. Each importer has its own functions, so you can further tailor the module's content to meet your expectations. For example: the "Use Beginner Box Monsters" toggle on the Menace Under Otari import allows you to choose whether you prefer to use the simplified creature statistics from the beginner box, or the more complex stat-blocks native to the broader Pathfinder Second Edition bestiary.


A screenshot showcasing Otari as seen from the sea. The text says: 'Learn Pathfinder using Foundry VTT' A screenshot showing the town of Otari from above, its text says 'Take the role of an iconic hero, or become a game master and lead the adventure'. A screenshot showcasing the adventure importer, the text says: 'Import content to an existing world'. A screenshot showcasing a combat encounter, the hero tokens face a giant spider below an overhead spiderweb. The text reads: 'Experience exclusive redesigned maps.' A screenshot showcasing a combat encounter, the hero tokens face a number of kobolds, a pair of character sheets and the encounter tracker is displayed. The text reads: 'Manage encounters with ease.' A screenshot showcasing many creature tokens. The text reads: 'Expand your collection with exclusive tokens.'

Supported Game Systems

  1. Pathfinder Second Edition

    Latest Version: Version 4.6.8 Last Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Available Versions

  1. Version 2.1.1

    Compatible Foundry Versions: 10 - 10 Installation Link: Manifest URL
  2. Version 2.0.1

    Compatible Foundry Versions: 10 - 10 Installation Link: Manifest URL
  3. Version 1.1.0

    Compatible Foundry Versions: 9 - 9 Installation Link: Manifest URL
  4. Version 1.0.0

    Compatible Foundry Versions: 9 - 9 Installation Link: Manifest URL