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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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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
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TheRainbowHedgie Featured By Owner 2 days ago
8 points.

Congrats, Viola! You are a balanced character!

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DeizMarol Featured By Owner Edited Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aubrie- 14 points (Wow, that was close ; - ; )

Emma- 2 (supposedly 3 but her crush doesn't love her back so)

Quin- 7 points
AskShyShadowLinkette Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
(( 5 points, yes! Silver doesn't suck, woot! ))
DarkNinjaMizuki Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  New member
I have two different eye colors, +1
I am Emo, +1
My name: Unusual in my place,
I play piano, +1
Split personality, one day really cheery and friendly other day, Im like a ticking timebomb +1

Me= 4 .3.
DarkNinjaMizuki Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  New member
Thats was enjoyable ^~^
DarkNinjaMizuki Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
Lucifer= 12 not fat icon 
Oogiansun5 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Yep! My character is balanced! SEY
CerisBeech Featured By Owner Edited Jan 30, 2015  Student Writer
Yep. Scored within the original character range. 10 points. Indumati is not a sue.
GoldBirdPrincess155 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I got 7 points! My MU OC Lana is not a sue YAAAAY!!!!!!!! :iconjacksparrowlaplz:
Amara-Silvan Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank fuck for that! I got 7 hahah
honeylovescake143 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
my character chisa iiiiiisssss.......NOT A SUE YESSSSSS~~~~
BATTY-CROW Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
An original character! I have done Crøw proud
LadyPikachu12 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
6 points!
Yay! She is original!
KillerGirlFuria Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
My 1st OC got 9 points, yay~!
Although even if I did describe her in first chapter, I did not count points for that. Why? Because she's main character of the story, duh. And besides, it's from other person's point of view then.

The other OC from the same story got 8/11 because three things depend of situation - she doesn't always have red eyes (when she's hungry only, actually), she almost never has wings and despite the fact that most of the time she's very cheery, she can eventually get serious if pissed of.

So, yeah. That was fun.
skeletonEnthusiast Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
My OC got a 9! I got a lot of hate before for it being too mary-sue like, so I changed it, but according to this it would only have got one point more. Ah well it's better now anyway. About the bisexual thing, most of the horrible mary-sue fantrolls I've seen go out of their way to only like the canon boys, when trolls are all kind of pansexual. I don't know
TheHeroPhase Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Mitzi (my TF2 OC) got a five. Good.

Originally, someone thought she was a Mary-Sue when I first made her (and was very rude when pointing it out).....but now I know she's not. Thank you so much for making this! :hug:
CocoPuffiens Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
I got a 3.5... the point .5 was because yes she is blonde but she isnt that way natural/ she dyes her hair all the time
FrozenJinga Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Student General Artist that good?
Leaves-from-the-Vine Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
novnovina Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
2 for meh! : )
BlackLittleLamb Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gosh, I was thinking my character was a Mary-Sue, but she's an Anti-Sue. I got scared because my character becomes super powerful when she's angry/ Was abandon by her parents because she killed a lot of people as a baby and grew up in a prison full of thugs. I guess I need to add a trait or two.
GothicKittyCatDesu Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Yay! I got 5!
NatureGrrl Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My character scored a six. I am happy with the result.

*Internally:YES! My Death Note OC isn't horrid!*
Kathi-San Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am happy that I got "only" 11 points on one of my OCs.
I am satisfied with the result.
Great test by the way :3
NightKunoichi Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
I feel accomplished.  Mine got a 6.  And two of the points were given out of POSSIBLE canon x oc later.  I'm just rolling with it so I don't know for certain.  >.>
Fairmontrainer Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank God I scored a 10 on my new character
claire-the-wolf1 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist
woot I got a 6, 9, 7, and a 8 on my homestuck OCs
MissMayheMMage Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I re-did it and I git a 10 ^^
VenieaTheElf Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
6 for both of my Sonic FCs......
KatyKat1313 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Why is being bisexual a mary sue trait? I think it's a good thing to have ocs that aren't straight, because there is only representation of straight people in Naruto.
Skribblez54 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Original character! 6 points! Oshawott excited plz 
WildPacksArt Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Original Character- Yay!
Catmintleaf Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist
I am the Anti-Sue! *Heroic pose*
Catmintleaf Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist
Is she blonde? +1
This shouldn't count. It should have more description, such as, "Is her hair a shiny golden blonde?"
My whole family is blonde. Many people are blonde.
I'm not counting it.
ZeldaWolfPrincess Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I got 7
ZeldaWolfPrincess Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
YAY! My Zareth is an original character!
... wait... but she's not a fanfic character! Oooooops
ScarletandLunaRcool Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Also, my character got 4.

She's my persona.

Am I an anti-Sue?
ScarletandLunaRcool Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"she`s bisexual +1"

CANDYNINJALADY Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I has bout 14 points
Kerriecat Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
5 to 15 soo at least shes no Mary Sue I guess. XD
ImSooMuchCoolerThanU Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Samantha Reed (Xiaolin Showdown): 13 points
Interestingpotato Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My character, Mac, got a four! XD
StrawberryDragon6397 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I got 4
purpleheartberry Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I got 8 and yet, my OC is still called a marysue... I want to fix that... >:u
Shinken-Silver-14 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
6. *sighs in relief*
Dying-of-psychosis Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Student General Artist
4 points, I'm safe... ;w;
kevintheradioguy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Professional Writer
Uh. I've got -1 for a character I actually considered to be a Mary-Sue. -2 if having foster parents counts as not being an orphan :o
chloejaynehart Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Do you add 1 point for each bra size you go up from B? My OC is based off of me and mine are a G... over all score is a 7 only adding 1 point to the bra size..
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