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this test was made for people who write fanfictions featuring their OC`s [original characters] wishing to avoid creating mary-sues. You can test as many characters as you want :] remember: no offense
UPDATE `11 30 07
If your character belongs to a race that has wings, unusual eye colour, etc. And most other characters in the story have those traits, don`t add extra points.

P.S - This test is intended for human female characters. If your character is male, go look for a gary-stu test.


basics

1. Does your character have a long, rare or unusual name? [if she lives in japan, japanese name is not unusual] +1

2. Does your character have more than one first/second name for no reason? +1

3. [count all that apply]
She`s not a human? +1
    Half a human? +1
    [half]An Angel? +1
    [half]A Vampire? +1
    [half]A Werewolf? +1

4. She belongs to a royal family? +1

5. Does she have amnesia? +1
    It heals as the story goes on? +1

___ out of 10

looks

1. She has very long hair or hair of an unusual colour? +1
    Is she blonde? +1

2. Does she have wings? +1

3. She`s not overweight although she doesn`t look after what she eats/ doesn`t exercise +1

4. Is her bra size B< ? +1

5. Does she belong to some kind of label? [ex. Punk, Goth, Lolita, Emo, Prep, etc.] +1

6. Are her eyes of an unusual colour? +1
    is it red? +1

7. Do you describe her looks in the first chapter? +1
    Do you use words "gorgeous" "mysterious" "stunning" "beutiful" "perfect" when describing her? +1

__ out of 10

past

1. She had a terrible past +1
    and she angsts about it +1

2. Is she an orphan? +1

3. was she physicaly abused? +1
    mentaly abused? +1
    raped? +1
    all the other characters know that? +1

5. she saw the death of a family member +1
    it was har fault +1
    she only thinks it was her fault +1

__ out of 10

character

1. She has a very dark or very cheery character +1

2. She has no enemies +1

3. She has no friends +1

4. She has a "big point of view" [ex. "It`s ok that my BF left me, there are so many other boys in the world"] +1

5. She has a best friend that stays that way during all the story +1

6. Everyone who dislikes her ends up humiliated, arrested and/or dead +1
    Killed by her +1
    Killed by her boyfriend/girlfriend +1

7. She always understands others and gives an answer to any problem of their life +1

8. She shares same characteristics/hobbies with a cannon character +1

__ out of 10

romance

1. Your character seems to have more romance than any other character in the story +1

2. her boyfriend/girlfriend is a cannon character +1
    more than one cannon character +1
    a character from a cannon couple +1
    a character you would like to have as a boyfriend/girlfriend +1
    it was love from first sight +1

3. she`s bisexual +1

4. she had sex with a cannon character +1
    more than one cannon character +1
    a character you would like to have sex with +1

__ out of 10

other

1.she`s a musician +1
   a rockstar +1
   a dancer +1
   a hacker +1

2.she`s better than a cannon character in some specific area he/she`s good at [ex. better in taijutsu than rock lee, smarter than L, etc.] +1

3.she`s not from a country the story is taking place +1
   she somehow popped in the fictional world from the real world +1

4.she doesn`t have to pay for her actions/crimes/misitakes +1

5.her enemies are complete opposites of her +1

6. she looks like one of the cannon characters/character from other anime +1

__ out of 10

to the anti-sue traits!

2. remove one point if your character is a smoker

3. she has a disease that doesn`t heal during the story -1

4. she is overweight [a little doesn`t count] -1

5. she`s in love with a character who doesn`t love her back -1

6. she`s weak mentaly or physicaly -1

results~</b>

less than 5 points- the anti-sue

your character is definetly an opposite of mary sue! It`s obvious that you`ve been trying to protect your character from suedom, but a few more good traits wouldn`t hurt.

5-15 points original character

congratulations! You`ve created an interesting, well-balanced original character! ^-^ you sure need a lot of skills to create such a great character, good job!

15-25 points boarding-sue

hmm... i can`t say your character is a mary-sue, but it`s really close to it! You should edit her a little to make her more realistic and interesting!

25-35 points the mary-sue

my oh my, we have a trouble! D: I understand that you tried to create a nice and interesting character that others would like, but you`ve overdone it. Remember, a character has to have flaws! If you don`t want to ruin your fanfiction, try to rework your character.

35< points the ultra-sue

OH MY GOD, NOT THAT! BURN IT! You`ve created a monster, my friend. Take a blank sheet and create another, more realistic character.
edit : okay. I`ve got some comments asking why did I put questions about charachter`s body build and friendship, etc. etc. Before you go "OMG DOES MY CHARACTER HAVING A FRIEND MAKE HER MAREY-SUEH?!? YOUR TEST SUCKZ! D<" or something close to it, please read this.

Okay. So, your character got one point at that section. Now go check the results. What do you get for one point? That`s right. The anti-sue. :) Each of these questions/points have weight only if you get many of them positive. One good trait doesn`t make your character a mary sue - only too many of them do. :) / end of edit

a simple mary-sue test ^-^

please don`t steal.

my characters:</u>

Hannah [death note]: 4 points
Yami [death note] : 5 points
Aimi [Naruto] : 8 points
Victoria [final fantasy/kingdom hearts] : 10 points
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:iconderpymainstreamchick:
DerpyMainstreamChick Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Having a blonde character shouldn't add a point. Blonde is a normal hair color. Now, if the character has blonde hair and blue eyes, that could add a point. Some people base their oc's off of themselves (like I do), and they may have blonde hair.
Also, if the oc is from Attack On Titan, I would recommend leaving out the past section.
It's common for AoT oc's to see their parents killed and it's also common for them to be orphans....because, you know, titans...wall break....nyeh.
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shewolfzoroark Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay original :)
Only 9 points
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:iconscarletandlunarcool:
ScarletandLunaRcool Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
3 points
This character is heavily based off me
AM I AN ANTI-SUE?
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:iconelderflower-spark:
ElderFlower-spark Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
I got 5 points ^^
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SimRandyCunninghamx2 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I used this and credited you, if you don't mind.
Here's the link: simrandycunninghamx2.deviantar… 
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Ivans-girl Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, question. Do I add a point if my character has one naturally colored eye, and the other isn't?
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TheCatWafflez Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
YES. ALL OF THE YES. though it can happen IRL. it is rare and SHOULD NOT be over-used.
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:iconivans-girl:
Ivans-girl Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I figured that, but wasn't sure.
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:iconthecatwafflez:
TheCatWafflez Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
now you know.
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:iconivans-girl:
Ivans-girl Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I ended up with a pretty good score anyway, so it's all good :meow:
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