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Creature Companions

The solitude of space can prove tough to bear for even the most hardened soloist. It’s no wonder, then, that across the entire galaxy, members of countless species take up creature companions ranging from show pets to emotional support animals to combat-ready mounts. Whether such a pairing is born of cultural tradition, lucky happenstance, or even reluctant necessity, few bonds are stronger.
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Silicanid Companions

Source Starfinder #40: Planetfall pg. 61
Silicanids have surged in popularity as pets, especially on worlds outside of the Weydana system. Although they can adapt to most environments, they don't reproduce in captivity, greatly increasing their value. Small breeding populations have been released into the wild on a handful of worlds in Near Space. Silicanids can be found on the black market, where they demand an emperor’s ransom. Starfarers have happened upon silicanids on their adventures, adopting the creatures as companions.

SilicanidLevels 1-15

Small animal (fire)
Senses blindsense (scent) 60 ft., low-light vision
Good Save Ref; Poor Saves Fort, Will
Immunities fire
Weaknesses vulnerable to cold
Speed 40 ft.; burrow 20 ft.
Melee Attack bite (F & P) or claws (F & S)
Space 5 ft. Reach 5 ft.
Ability Modifiers Dex, Wis

Special Abilities

Aura of Warmth (Ex) Silicanids exude an aura of soothing warmth. Creatures adjacent to a silicanid are immune to the effects of cold weather, treat severe cold as cold weather, and treat extreme cold as severe cold.
Takedown (Ex) When a silicanid attacks on a charge and hits a creature of Medium size or smaller, the target is knocked prone.
Tracking (Ex) A silicanid can use Perception to perform the follow tracks task of the Survival skill, using scent.