In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, the animated object is a type of fictional monster for player characters to encounter.
Animated objects first appeared in the third edition Monster Manual. They also appeared in the 3.5 version of the Monster Manual.
Animated objects are constructs which come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They owe their existence to spells such as animate objects and similar supernatural abilities.:13–14
The animated object appeared in Paizo Publishing's book Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary (2009), on page 14.
- ^ Cook, Monte, Jonathan Tweet, and Skip Williams. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2000)
- ^ a b Cook, Monte, Jonathan Tweet, and Skip Williams. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2003)
- ^ Bulmahn, Jason (lead designer). Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary (Paizo Publishing, 2009)