The creatures described in this section include mundane animals as well as fantastic creatures. The fantastic creatures are intended for campaigns that allow FX abilities
Some creatures are presented as "templates." A template can be acquired or inherited. Acquired templates can be applied to a creature anytime. Inherited templates assume the creature was born with the template. .
A creature's description often includes statistics for both the standard breed and an "improved" version that has levels in one or more heroic classes.