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Wild plains outrider

The Wild Plains Outdier is a prestige class for characters whose mount is also their animal companion. It is intended for druids, paladins, and rangers who form a mystical bond with their mount. It is a short, 3-level prestige class.


  • Skills: Ride (9 Ranks)
  • Feats: Mounted Combat, Track
  • Special: Animal companion large enough to serve as a mount, or a paladin's special mount.

A druid, paladin, or ranger can gain access to this prestige class by level 6.

Class Basics[]

  • Hit Die: d8
  • Skill Point Base: 4
  • Attack Bonus: 1/level
  • Saving Throws: Fort Good
  • Class Skills: Balance, Handle Animal, Jump, Knowledge (nature), Listen, Move Silently, Ride, Spot, Survival, Swim

Class Features[]

Level 1[]

Continuing Features[]

Wild Plains Outriders continue to improve their animal companion or special mount as if they were a member of their original class.

Mount Bonus[]

Add your class level to Ride checks and Handle Animal checks made with your special mount or animal companion.

Wild Plains Stalker[]

Your mount uses your skill ranks in Hide and Move Silently rather than its own (it still applies its own modifiers to those ranks)

Level 2[]

Wild Plains Swiftness[]

Increase all of your mount's movement speeds by 10 ft.

Level 3[]

Wild Plains Offensive[]

Your mount can take a single move action on your turn, and you may still use the Full Attack action.


Joran Vahsk (CR 9) is a human ranger 6/wild plains outrider 3 who favors archery and attacks goblinoids and orcs in preference to others. His companion is a heavy warhorse named Ji'ikala.