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Some mages are more attuned to technology than nature. These mages prefer to craft their own companions.

The robotic familiar is an archetype for familiars, it can be applied to any familiar that isn’t already a construct.

Robot Poppet (Ex)

At 1st level, a robotic familiar’s type changes to construct. HP calculation remains the same. The familiar is considered a poppet.

This ability replaces improved evasion and spell resistance.

Crafted Familiar (Ex)

At 1st level, the experience of crafting the familiar has given it’s master insight into how to do it again. The master gains the Craft Poppet feat.

This ability replaces alertness.

Technological Link (Ex)

At 1st level, the master has a wireless technological link with his familiar to a 1 mile distance. The master can use laptop or other technological equipment to setup a visual feed through the eyes of its familiar. This process requires to pass a DC 15 Knowledge (Technology) check for every minute of vision. The vision it’s based on the familiar’s senses.

This ability replaces emphatic link and the ability to speak with animals of its kind.

Evolving Skillchip (Ex)

At 1st level, the robotic familiar has a single Cybertech Skillchip Mark I, installed granting it a +2 enhancement to one of class skills the familiar possesses. This skillchip’s functionality improves with time for every four class levels after 1st level, the bonus increases by +2, to maximum of +10 at 17th level.

This ability replaces share spells.

Speak (Ex)

At 5th level, the robotic familiar gains a voice module that allows it to speak. It speaks with robotic voice, and knows any languages it’s master knows.

This ability replaces speak with master.

Improved Senses (Ex)

At 13th level, the robotic familiar gains Echolocation as a constant ability.

This ability replaces scry on familiar.