Read this page and this page and compare what they say to your character.If you're unsure, ask people for opinions and if they think your character is overpowered, implausible, or author-spoiled.Part 5 - De-Suifiers Questions that subtract from the final score.Please, please, please remember that just because something is on the test does not mean that it's supposed to be inherently bad and avoided at all costs. MOST GOOD CHARACTERS HAVE AND SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST SOME OF THEM.If your character has a high score, or if people keep calling your character a Sue despite your character not having a high score, you can check out these pages for further tips and help: So You Want To Have A Powerful Or Talented Character Who Probably Won't Be Perceived As A Mary Sue?Things About Skills, Talents, & Knowledge Writers Need To Know Basic Tips To Improve Your OCs & Fan Characters Tips To Create Better OC Relatives of Canon Characters Basic Tips To Write Better (And More Likeable) Badasses So You Want To Have An Attractive Character?For example, it only makes sense in a next-gen story that new people would have been promoted or hired into old jobs at some point. Fanfiction & MMO/RPG/Original Fiction: If your score isn't this low from clicking several De-Suifiers, it may be possible that your character is poorly-developed yet, or a potential Anti-Sue or Hood Ornament.
Answer all questions for which the answer is 'yes' or 'technically yes' unless the item mentioned is so commonplace in the universe you are writing for that it doesn't really make your character remarkable or unusual.Fanfiction: Moderate-to-high chance your character is a Mary Sue. MMO/RPG/Original Fiction: Low-to-moderate chance your character is a Mary Sue.Fanfiction & MMO/RPG/Original Fiction: High-to-very high chance your character is a Mary Sue. Fanfiction & MMO/RPG/Original Fiction: Extremely high chance your character is a Mary Sue. Fanfiction & MMO/RPG/Original Fiction: Your character is almost certainly a Mary Sue, and a bad one at that.Part 3 - Fan Characters & Newcomers Questions for fan characters (RPG and fiction) and characters you may be planning to add to an original fiction universe you've already established.
Part 4 - RPG Characters You guessed it - questions for role-playing characters and MMORPG-based characters.(For a new character you plan to add to an established original fiction universe, see the Fan-Character Specific Area.) Not an original fiction character? Part 3 - Fan Characters & Newcomers Only answer these questions if you are taking this test for a fan character (fiction or non-MMO RPG) OR for a new character whom you plan to add to an established original series (consider the original cast as canon and the newcomer as a fan character).