What D&D Character Are You?

(version 4.10)

The original version of this test can still be found here, if you're interested. This version adds secondary classes, more detailed results, and as a much larger base of questions to get better results.

Updates:
  • v4.10 - (06/01/2002) Another small update. Settled in for the summer, so I should have time to update if necessary, although the survey is fast approaching the stage where I'd call it "complete". I added five more questions, some lifted from the original survey, because that seems to be popular. A word on that.. I've been told many times that the original survey produces more accurate results. The reason for this is that the questions are very blunt and direct, and if you know what you want to become, it's easy to choose answers to get there. This version is a bit more cryptic, so if you want a bit of mystery, stick with this. PLEASE BE AWARE: As this survey is hosted on my own webspace on my school's survey, and since I'm planning to graduate at the end of the summer, the survey will be MOVING. Where exactly has yet to be determined, but I can only keep a forwarding page up for so long. Stay tuned; it will be announced as soon as I have space set up.
  • v4.00 - (04/30/2002) Yeah, yeah, I know I've been lazy lately, but this one's worth it for everyone who's been complaining that the test neglected to include Monks, Gnomes, and Half-Orcs. No longer; they're all in, complete with some gnomish deities to go with them. I did not include any orcish deities, primarily because they're almost completely evil, and a half-orc player character (at least, a good one) would be more likely to lean towards the human side of their nature. If you want orcish deities to add to your ravenously evil character, look them up yourself. In the meantime, enjoy the updated survey. Also, in order to help differentiate the additions, a couple of new answers to questions have been added.
  • v3.01 - (03/14/2002) Made a few minor cosmetic tweaks to the page over the last week or so - thanks to everyone who sent in bug reports and such. Also, I was informed by a Forgetten Realms-inclined friend of mine that the stereotypical Lawful Good dwarven deity would be Moradin, so the survey has been changed updated accordingly. Thanks for Arn!e for helping me out with that. Also, for those who are interested in Legend of the Five Rings (L5R), my friend Johnny put up his own survey, based on my code (I helped him a bit, but he's pretty talented to begin with... *grins*). If you're interested in L5R, head on over and take his survey.
  • v3.00 - (03/03/2002) Added Forgotten Realms deities to the list of results. Lots of them - 32, to be specific, and the survey will match your character up with one based on alignment (primarily), and then race and class. The descriptions are still being finalized (expect a revision later this week), and anyone who wants to offer some assistance should drop me a line. Also, anyone with artistic talent who would be willing to help me out by drawing symbol pictures for all the deities (40x40 pixels would be quite sufficient) should let me know. To take a look at the list of deities that I'm using, click here.
  • v2.22 - (02/26/2002) Added one question and more answers to a few questions. Also, redid the browser recommendations into a neat table. Added a link showing all possible results. I recommend Mozilla as the browser of choice to use for this survey; of all the browsers I've tested, on all the platforms, it yields the best results.
  • v2.21 - (02/21/2002) Full HTML 4.01 Transitional compliance achieved! If that doesn't fix problems with pesky browsers, nothing will. Thanks to Figment for the suggestions that let me pull this off.
  • v2.20 - (02/21/2002) As suggested, I took the rather naive tie-breaking algorithm for breaking ties with alignment, and made it much more robust. The survey is configured to generate specific (e.g. Lawful Neutral) alignments associated with each question. If that produces a single highest alignment, that's what you get. If not, it sums up law vs. chaos and good vs. evil, and resolves ties in favor of neutrality. From my own test runs, this produces pretty good (and accurate) results, but if you feel otherwise, feel free to tell me what you think.
  • v2.10 - (02/19/2002) Fixed minor code bug that was improperly handling ties in primary classes. Thanks to Michael Croft for helping me with this!
  • v2.01 - (02/19/2002) Fixed JavaScript bug that was preventing MacOS users (and others) from viewing the page or taking the test.

This survey will attempt to, in a few short questions, determine your race, alignment, and primary/secondary class, as a D&D character. We make no guarantees for accuracy, and this is simply for fun, so don't complain if you feel insulted or upset by some of the things you see. With that in mind, please take the time to read the questions completely, as some of the answers are surprising. Also, don't try to guess the system used in determining these things (although you can read the source if you'd like, once you're done), because that would really defeat the purpose. And yes, there's some inside jokes here.

By Request: If you would like to see a list of all possible results, click here to get that.

PLEASE NOTE: This test requires support for both JavaScript and pop-up windows. If your browser doesn't support both of them, you're out of luck. Unfortunately, there's no other way to do the survey - there's over 2000 possible results, and I have to generate them on the fly. And since U of I doesn't let us run CGI scripts on their server, I'm stuck with JavaScript to do the generation.

Platform Recommended Browser(s)
Windows 9x/ME Mozilla 0.9.8+, Netscape 4.79+, Netscape 6.2+, Internet Explorer 5.0+
Windows NT/2k/XP Mozilla 0.9.8+, Netscape 4.79+, Netscape 6.2+, Internet Explorer 5.0+
Mac OS X Mozilla 0.9.7+, Netscape 6.2+, OmniWeb 4.2+
Mac OS (versions prior to X) Mozilla 0.9.7+, Netscape 6.2+, Internet Explorer 5.0+
Linux Mozilla 0.9.8+, Netscape 4.79+
SunOS 5.7+ Netscape 4.76+
Solaris 8+ Opera 5.0+

If a browser is "recommended", that means that I have either successfully tested it myself, or have had several reported successes with that browser. Personally, I recommend Mozilla, which is available for almost any platform, and seems to work for every one that I've tested it on. I no longer need browser success reports, but thanks to everyone who sent them in!


1. Which is the MOST important of the following concepts?

Love
Honor
Fairness
Pride
Power
Money


2. Which is the SECOND MOST important of the following concepts?

Love
Honor
Fairness
Pride
Power
Money


3. Which is the LEAST important of the following concepts?

Love
Honor
Fairness
Pride
Power
Money


4. You're having guests over for a party. Which of the following is your FIRST priority?

Food and drink
Decorations
Entertainment
Presents


5. You're having guests over for a party. Which of the following is your SECOND priority?

Food and Drink
Decorations
Entertainment
Presents


6. Which of the following is the MOST admirable life goal?

Knowledge and Wisdom
Money
Pleasure or Happiness
Physical Strength


7. Which of the following is the LEAST admirable life goal?

Knowledge and Wisdom
Money
Pleasure or Happiness
Physical Strength


8. You are given a gift of several million gold coins. What do you do with them?

Shopping spree!
Donate them to a temple.
Invest in real estate or financial institutions.
Open a business.


9. Where would you MOST like to live?

The Big City, full of people, shops, bars, and all that urban goodness.
Mountain Halls, deep, cavernous, and majestic.
A Small Village, with a few people and a handful of busniesses.
The City in the Trees, with wooden bridges connecting massive, ancient trees and the houses built into them.
The Middle of Nowhere, all by yourself.


10. Where would you LEAST like to live?

The Big City, full of people, shops, bars, and all that urban goodness.
Mountain Halls, deep, cavernous, and majestic.
A Small Village, with a few people and a handful of busniesses.
The City in the Trees, with wooden bridges connecting massive, ancient trees and the houses built into them.
The Middle of Nowhere, all by yourself.


11. Somebody plays a joke on you. What's your first reaction?

Laugh. Fun is fun, after all.
Ignore them. Pranking is beneath me.
Get them back, but in a nice way.
Hurt, injure, or otherwise maim the bastard.


12. What type of people would you MOST like to associate with?

Lawyers, Priests, and Politicians
Judges and Merchants
Minions and Servants
Slaves
The regulars at the local ale house
Artists, Writers, and Poets
Me, Myself, and I (none of the above)


13. What type of people would you LEAST like to associate with?

Lawyers, Priests, and Politicians
Judges and Merchants
Minions and Servants
Slaves
The regulars at the local ale house
Artists, Writers, and Poets
Me, Myself, and I (none of the above)


14. In a fight, what would be your FIRST choice of weapon?

Sword
Knife
Staff
Bow
Crossbow
Sling
Mace or Flail
Club
War Hammer
Axe
Polearm
Magic
Fists
Running


15. In a fight, what would be your SECOND choice of weapon?

Sword
Knife
Staff
Bow
Crossbow
Sling
Mace or Flail
Club
War Hammer
Axe
Polearm
Magic
Fists
Running


16. In a fight, what would be your LAST choice of weapon?

Sword
Knife
Staff
Bow
Crossbow
Sling
Mace or Flail
Club
War Hammer
Axe
Polearm
Magic
Fists
Running


17. What would you be MOST likely to order at a tavern?

Wine and Cheese
Bread and Ale
Beef and Beer
Soup and Salad


18. What would you be LEAST likely to order at a tavern?

Wine and Cheese
Bread and Ale
Beef and Beer
Soup and Salad


19. While walking past an alley, you notice two thugs beating up a merchant, obviously intent on robbery. What do you do?

Kill them all and loot the bodies.
Call the watch and let them handle it.
Smite them!
Ignore them.


20. Which of the following would you MOST like to have as a pet or companion?

Cat
Dog
Wolf
Horse
Imp
Pixie
Rat
Owl
Raven
None of the Above


21. Which of the following would you ALSO like to have as a pet or companion?

Cat
Dog
Wolf
Horse
Imp
Pixie
Rat
Owl
Raven
None of the Above


22. Which of the following would you LEAST like to have as a pet or companion?

Cat
Dog
Wolf
Horse
Imp
Pixie
Rat
Owl
Raven
None of the Above


23. Which of the following would you MOST like to study at a university?

Philosophy and Religion
Thaumaturgy (study of magic)
Biology
Swordsmanship
Music
Cooking
Geology
Engineering
The Treasury. With a loot sack.


24. Which of the following would you LEAST like to study at a university?

Philosophy and Religion
Thaumaturgy (study of magic)
Biology
Swordsmanship
Music
Cooking
Geology
Engineering
The Treasury. With a loot sack.


25. Pick a FAVORITE color from the following list:

Red
Green
Blue
White
Black
Gray
Yellow
Brown


26. Pick a LEAST FAVORITE color from the following list:

Red
Green
Blue
White
Black
Gray
Yellow
Brown


27. Pick a FAVORITE type of outfit to wear:

Snazzy business attire
Utilitarian travelling clothes
Three words: Shining Plate Mail!
Rough work clothes
Heavy robes


28. Pick a LEAST FAVORITE type of outfit to wear:

Snazzy business attire
Utilitarian travelling clothes
Three words: Shining Plate Mail!
Rough work clothes
Heavy robes


29. A group of adventurers heads off into the world, intent on making a name for themselves. As a member of this group, what is your role in the party?

The Leader. I tell everybody what to do and when to do it.
Second in Command. I have leadership skills, but I hate making the big decisions. I'll handle arranging what must be done, if somebody else tells me what that is.
The Brains of the Outfit. I'm not a leader, but I'm great at ideas. I'll toss them out, and let the rest of the party figure out how to actually implement them.
The Follower (aka The Grunt). I'm not a leader, and I'm not an idea person. Point me in the right direction and tell me what to do, thank you.
Moral Compass. I may not be the leader, but I will definately speak up as to what the party should or shouldn't be doing, based on my own moral code. This may or may not be annoying.. but probably is.
The Lone Wolf. While I may be a member of the party, I will always stick to myself and be distant from the other members.
The Opportunist (aka The Backstabber). I'll play along up until the point where it's time to divide the loot. That's when the Knives of Betrayal come into play..


30. The group of adventurers you're with breaks open a cave filled with treasure. What catches your eye first?

The stacks and piles of gold and jewels.
The strangely glowing sword mounted on the wall.
The many-faceted jewel that feels somewhat cold to the touch.
The ancient shrine to some long-forgotten deity, recessed into the wall.
The jewel-encrusted harp leaning against the wall.
The hand-carved wooden statue in the corner.
The dusty tome on a pedestal, with an odd-looking cover.


31. Now it's time to divide up the loot. What do you do?

Stick knives in the rest of the party and take it all.
Everyone shares equally, no more and no less than anyone else.
Most of the profits go to the family of the poor henchman who disarmed the traps at the cost of his life. Or, at least, to buy another roll of duct tape.
Whatever is decided on, I'm tithing most of my share.
I'll just take this one little piece and leave the rest for the party. I won't mention that it happens to be the most valuable item.
Who cares? I'm spending my reward on ale and whores, so I'll take enough to keep me busy until the next adventure.


32. Oops. Seems there was a Great Red Wyrm waiting for you when you left the cave. Think fast!

Run. Really fast. Thinking can wait.
I only have to run faster than the slowest party member..
Draw sword. Roll initiative.
Fear my Magic Missile!
Pray. Very hard. And pray that it works.
I know I have a scroll of Slay Dragon somewhere in my backpack..
Look for the nearest shadowy corner and stay there.
May (insert name of deity here) guide my blade!
Aim my arrow/bolt for the eyes and cross my fingers.


33. Seems you're a bit short on ready gold, and you need some food. What do you do?

Sing for my supper at the nearest tavern or noble's house.
Slit the purse (or throat) of some wealthy-looking individual.
Go to the nearest temple and ask for charity.
Put on a charlatan's show and do some simple stage magic.
Sell that magic item you've been holding on to "for a rainy day".
Hire yourself out as a bodyguard.
Ask the local constable if there's any wrongs that need righting.
Go into the nearest forest and find your own.


Optional Stuff:
Please note that all of these are ENABLED by default!

Detailed Results
HTML Code (for webpages/journals)
Associate character with a Forgotten Realms deity - Note that this will automatically be turned on if your character ends up as a Cleric, Paladin, Ranger, Monk, or Druid!




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