Is Your Character A Mary Sue/Gary Stu?

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 45651

Is Your Character A Mary Sue/Gary Stu?

You know them. You hate them. Is yours one? If you love writing stories and developing OCs, this quiz is for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is your character involved in some kind of prophecy?
    • A. 

      Multiple, actually!

    • B. 

      Yes, but that doesn't mean they like it

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      No, and they think themselves worthless because of that

    • E. 

      What's that?

  • 2. 
    Is your character rich?
    • A. 

      More than that, they're royalty! But they don't know that yet

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      Nope, they're middle class

    • D. 

      No, they're extremely poor and live on the streets

    • E. 

      Nope

  • 3. 
    Does your character have deceased parents?
    • A. 

      They never had parents, they were spawned from a test tube in a lab

    • B. 

      No, but they haven't seem them in a while, and can't remember much about them

    • C. 

      Yes, he/she never met their parents because they were left on the doorstep of an orphanage one dark and stormy night, and the owner is really mean to him/her

    • D. 

      No, they have an ordinary family structure

    • E. 

      Yes, the OC killed their family

  • 4. 
    Pick the words that best describe your character's personality
    • A. 

      Charming, funny, attractive, intelligent, kind

    • B. 

      Attractive, kind, intelligent, ambitious

    • C. 

      Shy, funny, intelligent, sassy

    • D. 

      Shy, unconfident, quiet, sensitive

    • E. 

      Rude, evil, mean, grumpy

  • 5. 
    Has your character ever been abused, tortured, or involved in some other kind of physical harm inflicted by an antagonist?
    • A. 

      Yes, but briefly, because he/she was eventually able to defeat them using their abilities, while rescuing a group of friends in the process of escaping, giving him/her the title of a hero!

    • B. 

      Yes, leaving him/her many scars, both physically and emotionally

    • C. 

      Nope

    • D. 

      It happens to them every day

    • E. 

      No, but they've done it to other people

  • 6. 
    Does your character belong to some kind of stereotype?
    • A. 

      Yeah, all of them combined!

    • B. 

      They hang with the popular crowd

    • C. 

      No, they're completely original and have their own style!

    • D. 

      They're goth/emo and only dress in grey and black, with piercings and lots of leather

    • E. 

      He/she is one of the bullies

  • 7. 
    Does your character have any siblings?
    • A. 

      Does it count if their sibling(s) was/were deceased due to some tragic accident that they often blame themselves for?

    • B. 

      No, they've been an only child their entire lives

    • C. 

      What do you mean? Their entire family is dead

    • D. 

      Yes, 1-3

    • E. 

      They did once, before they went insane and killed everyone in their family

  • 8. 
    What hair color color does our OC have?
    • A. 

      Pink/purple/blue/rainbow

    • B. 

      Blonde/brown

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Black

    • E. 

      They're bald

  • 9. 
    What color eyes does your character have?
    • A. 

      Purple

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Grey

    • E. 

      Black

  • 10. 
    What are your character's flaws?
    • A. 

      What do you mean? They don't have any!

    • B. 

      They can be snobbish or overbearing at times, and have a very demanding presence

    • C. 

      They sometimes make unwise decisions, have a tendency to overreact when things don't go the way they planned, and have intense anxiety when faced with conflict

    • D. 

      They lack self-confidence and have no intelligence whatsoever

    • E. 

      Every single character flaw you can imagine

  • 11. 
    What are your character's qualities?
    • A. 

      Too many to list!

    • B. 

      Generosity, intelligence, looks, talent

    • C. 

      Generosity, wittiness, talent

    • D. 

      They don't have any

    • E. 

      They have a talent for lying, but are otherwise, dumb, ugly, and mean

  • 12. 
    Does your character possess any kinds of powers or other special abilities?
    • A. 

      They are good at all subjects, attend every after-school club, and possess healing powers and have the ability to read minds, can teleport, communicate with animals, revive the dead, and transform into a magical creature, so yes, they do

    • B. 

      They are clever and have a few powers, but not many

    • C. 

      They have the same skills an ordinary person might (like sports, reading, art, or singing), but have no, like, superhuman kind of thing, although there are a few occasions where they might associate with some kind of magical force

    • D. 

      No, they are very untalented

    • E. 

      They can easily kill or injure people, so does that count?

  • 13. 
    Finally, what is your character's age group?
    • A. 

      13-17

    • B. 

      12-16

    • C. 

      9-14

    • D. 

      14-19

    • E. 

      30+