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Character Flaw Reference Sheet by AnikaandAj Character Flaw Reference Sheet by AnikaandAj
I have seen so many Oc attempts that fall flat because their strengths overpower the amount of flaws. They would always use an excuse that they couldn't think of any flaws to use and this was born. Voila!

Tell me if it helped you in the comments below.

Character Fears: <[link]>
Good Characteristics: <[link]>
Character Hobbies: <[link]>
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Destiny58 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really helpful, thanks so much! ^^
Dazgood Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist
I've been using this list to help me create OCs! Thank yoooo~u! :3
AngelicusCadere Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I tend to make characters who's qualities are also flaws... Let's say, a character who is very conscientious, but is old-schooled and full of strong prejudices, or one that is very reliable and devoted, but is to complient and lets everyone use him as a doormat. I think the key to good characters is to mingle flaws with qualities so they become indistinguishable from one another, but such a sheet can clearly be very useful to pinpoint which qualities to flaw. 
ImprovmanZero Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Been trying to avoid going heavy on positive traits, but now I'm concerned that it may have fliped.  How do I know when it is too many faults:positives?
AnikaandAj Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
Usually when balancing out the flaws and positives I do two more flaws than I would put positive traits.
SilverTsubasa45 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is going to help a lot for me!
PixieEye7295 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I have a lot of problems XD
Bitani49 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so helpful<3 I think I have it in varied^^ Half my characters are good (with few defects) and then there are a couple other that have very few good qualities^^
Bladebrent Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
Assertiveness can be a positive attribute. Its the opposite of being shy actually, where you aren't scared to speak your mind or so. It just kinda depends on your definition of the word
Polarisey123 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually know someone who tried to tell me that one of my OCs were overpowered just because she was immortal (she couldn't die) :unimpressed: Mind you, this same OC was pacifist and didn't believe in violence, thus she is also very unskilled in any form of combat. She could also experience pain to any degree. She just couldn't die :hmm: Does that make her overpowered?
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