The Differences in Character Creation Between Pathfinder 2E and D&D 5E

Jason Dookeran
6 min readFeb 1, 2023
Not all campaigns look like this!

So, your DM has told you that they’re switching to Pathfinder 2E (PF2E), and now you’re wondering how in the world to create a character. If you have yet to hear about Pathfinder, it’s an alternative roleplaying system based on an older version of D&D (3.5E, to be exact). However, unlike 5E, it changes many things you’re used to in standard D&D. But how exactly does…

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Jason Dookeran

Freelance author, ghostwriter, and crypto/blockchain enthusiast. I write about personal finance, emerging technology and freelancing