Familiars.io is a free IOGame.
Welcome to the cool, retro, massively multiplayer, monster catcher game! Fulfill your childhood dreams of playing a game like the original Pokemon games, but in an easy-to-enter, massively-multiplayer, PVP-enabled world!

Gameplay features

  • Turn-based battles
  • Truly online PVP monster battles
  • Big world to explore
  • Low "barrier to entry" to be competitive
  • Auto-save
  • Original soundtrack


This game can be played keyboard-only, mouse-only, or even touchscreen-only. It works in both desktop and mobile browsers.

For mobile/mouse:

  • Swipe and hold in a direction to move
  • Tap the screen to interact with menus

For keyboard:

  • Arrow keys to move and navigate menus
  • Z or Space to confirm
  • X to cancel, or open the field menu


  • Use "BALL" to catch new Familiars and add them to your team!
  • Careful; if a Familiar's HP reaches 0, it's gone forever!
  • Find items lying around the world map to heal your Familiars!
  • Open your menu and say "howdy" to other players!
  • Familiars gain a level after every battle, and max out at level 15. Getting a fully maxed-out party doesn't take too long!
  • Once your party is maxed out, engage in an exciting PVP battle! Enable PVP in your menu, and seek out other red-colored players!
  • You may drop off familiars at your private "resort" and then pick them up later. Enter your resort through the menu.
  • Be on the lookout for rare Familiars!

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