Mary Sue Test: Is My OC A Mary Sue?

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Mary Sue Test: Is My OC A Mary Sue? - Quiz

Here is an interesting Mary sue test that will help you in identifying if your story's protagonist or original character (OC) is Mary Sue or not. A Mary Sue character, named after an infamous example from fan fiction, is often depicted as overly perfect, lacking flaws, and possessing an unrealistic level of abilities or qualities. These characters can disrupt the believability and immersion of a story, as their presence may feel contrived or unrelatable to readers.
The Mary Sue Test aims to identify such characters by presenting a series of criteria or questions that assess various aspects of a Read morecharacter's design and portrayal. These criteria may include factors such as character depth, development, agency, relationships with other characters, and consistency within the story's setting and tone.


Mary Sue Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Is your character good-looking? 

    • A.

      Yes. Nobody can surpass her at appearance

    • B.

      Yeah, not the best but enough to look at and say 'wow'

    • C.

      Yes! she's very good-looking

    • D.

      They are somewhat good looking

  • 2. 

    How many languages can your character speak?

    • A.

      Almost all

    • B.

      Enough to make you fall unconscious

    • C.

      More than 5

    • D.

      Just a few like 2 or 3

    • E.

      Only one- her mother tongue.

    • F.

      I haven't decided that.

  • 3. 

    Is your character very modest?

    • A.

      Not at all!

    • B.

      No, it's not

    • C.

      Yeah, it's so simple

    • D.

      Well, actually not but it seems to be modest to few people

  • 4. 

    Does your character have any special weapon?

    • A.

      Yeah, she has one.

    • B.

      No, I don't think it's necessary to have a weapon.

    • C.

      Yeah, she has a specially forged weapon.

    • D.

      Sometimes she uses a weapon.

  • 5. 

    Does your character consider her talents and/or abilities a curse?

    • A.

      Yeah, that's one of the reasons she is the main protagonist.

    • B.

      Yeah, because it cost her great loss and pain.

    • C.

      No. She doesn't think like that.

    • D.

      Somewhat.

  • 6. 

    Does this character has a cool name?

    • A.

      Yeah

    • B.

      She does have a name but nobody finds it cool.

    • C.

      No, it doesn't have a catchy name.

    • D.

      I'm still deciding on it.

  • 7. 

    Does your character wear leather, sunglasses, or anything you find to be particularly cool?

    • A.

      Yes! Always

    • B.

      No, it's not something special, just a common thing.

    • C.

      Yeah, sometimes totally cool wearables.

    • D.

      No, they will never do that.

  • 8. 

    Have you designed your character as a mortal being?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yeah, obviously!

    • C.

      It's immortal but can die in some specific places or situations.

    • D.

      Yeah, it is mortal but can't be killed or die easily.

  • 9. 

    Are your other characters generally impressed by this character? 

    • A.

      Yes! They adore it

    • B.

      Yeah, quite impressed

    • C.

      Well, not always

    • D.

      Not at all

  • 10. 

    Does this character have problems with authority figures?  (For example his parents, his bosses, the police etc.) 

    • A.

      Yes!

    • B.

      Only with one of her parents, Usually her father.

    • C.

      Yeah, when there's injustice.

    • D.

      Yeah, she wants to take over.

  • 11. 

    Are this character's parents/guardians abusive or otherwise nasty?

    • A.

      Yeah, because she is adopted by her relatives.

    • B.

      Yeah, one of the parents.

    • C.

      No. Not at all.

    • D.

      Haven't decided on it.

  • 12. 

    Does your character have any boyfriend?

    • A.

      Yes. A prince fell in love with her. 

    • B.

      No. No such story.

    • C.

      Yes, she fell in love with a royal guy but they can't date because of the family background they have.

    • D.

      Maybe, I am thinking about it.

  • 13. 

    Is your character the subject of a great prophecy?

    • A.

      Yes!

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Well, I haven't thought of it but it sounds like a good idea to me now.

    • D.

      Maybe

  • 14. 

    Does your character feel overwhelmingly guilty about something that wasn't his/her fault?

    • A.

      Yes! It does. That's the beauty of my character.

    • B.

      No, why would he/she?

    • C.

      Yeah, maybe

    • D.

      Thinking about it.

  • 15. 

    Does your character experience rapid character development or change without sufficient justification or build-up?

    • A.

      Yes, my character undergoes significant changes without much explanation.

    • B.

      No, my character's development is gradual and believable.

    • C.

      My character evolves, but the changes are justified within the story.

    • D.

      No, there's no character development at all.

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