Animal companions and familiars will ALL receive the following, based on their cumulative levels…
At every 2 caster levels:
At every 5 caster levels:
Resistance to bludgeoning, piercing and slashing damage:
It doubles the critical hit damage on a failed fortitude save.
Disarm/Improved Disarm have been changed to give only +1 ab per weapon size difference.
Instead of granting +1 AC per Charisma Modifier, it gives +2 AC per 3 Charisma Modifier.
The duration is 1 turn (10 rounds), no matter the charisma modifier.
The saving throw bonus is capped at 1 + 1 / 4 (Blackguard/Paladin + Champion of Torm) levels.
The abilities have been lowered by 2:
Do not work while wearing a medium or heavy armor.
In addition to the extra DC bonus, they grant the following:
Duration of round-based summons, such as Greater Planar Ally or Black Blade of Disaster = doubled(x2).
Duration of round-based summons, such as Greater Planar Ally or Black Blade of Disaster = tripled(x3).
Duration of round-based summons, such as Greater Planar Ally or Black Blade of Disaster = quadrupled(x4).
A character gets 1 free AC starting at level 2 and 1 AC every 10 levels after. The +1 AC/5 ranks is changed to 1/10 ranks.
You keep all your items while polymorphed, except your weapon or your shield, if the shape can't hold them.
Monks can't use their abilities (speed, AC and attacks) while polymorphed.
The HP bonus has been removed from all shapes.
The AC bonus has been removed from all shapes.
The original shape weapon, including the claws, are merged with your weapon, including your gloves.
Throwing weapons are currently not usable while polymorphed.