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Buffy Summers Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Buffy Summers is a character from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
main character (not side character)99.392.515
protagonist (not antagonist)96.647.220
badass (not weakass)95.2447.737
persistent (not quitter)95.15210.044
active (not slothful)94.8109.1532
chosen one (not everyman)94.538.322
hunter (not gatherer)94.289.431
resourceful (not helpless)94.0329.9158
captain (not first-mate)93.72912.6412
🤺 (not 🏌)93.7148.651
beautiful (not ugly)93.6939.8155
heroic (not villainous)93.3309.8459
attractive (not repulsive)93.12611.0508
extraordinary (not mundane)93.02111.6530
night owl (not morning lark)92.9511.6328
alpha (not beta)92.75810.6502
brave (not careful)92.6511.5514
important (not irrelevant)92.56713.359
mighty (not puny)92.41914.4480
🧗 (not 🛌)91.92510.867
motivated (not unmotivated)91.719310.620
assertive (not passive)91.45011.5473
pro (not noob)91.31199.140
loyal (not traitorous)90.821512.5489
fast (not slow)90.23112.2492
healthy (not sickly)90.13215.0469
fire (not water)89.47819.231
dominant (not submissive)89.018213.7495
competent (not incompetent)89.021914.5517
bold (not shy)88.933512.0507
charismatic (not uninspiring)88.810712.8592
feminist (not sexist)88.615213.756
doer (not thinker)88.02720.231
freelance (not corporate)87.810419.033
stylish (not slovenly)87.611715.2494
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)87.415217.3515
ferocious (not pacifist)87.211616.2500
driven (not unambitious)87.136117.9501
opinionated (not neutral)86.929116.430
rebellious (not obedient)86.723214.6501
rock (not rap)85.99217.019
workaholic (not slacker)85.936018.8165
bossy (not meek)85.728312.5468
sexual (not asexual)85.722015.829
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)85.525211.031
sporty (not bookish)85.210517.7500
vibrant (not geriatric)85.213710.623
cocky (not timid)85.031112.323
🌟 (not 💩)84.926823.357
diligent (not lazy)84.862716.9519
cool (not dorky)84.111717.234
direct (not roundabout)83.919416.5487
open to new experinces (not uncreative)83.827616.7506
love-focused (not money-focused)83.833122.021
demanding (not unchallenging)83.736614.950
coordinated (not clumsy)83.633020.4511
interesting (not tiresome)83.617118.6468
soulful (not soulless)83.535415.6183
unorthodox (not traditional)83.517516.7168
treasure (not trash)83.435117.871
decisive (not hesitant)83.325116.9480
feisty (not gracious)83.319717.1658
young (not old)83.226617.5491
egalitarian (not racist)83.252115.535
rhythmic (not stuttering)83.214913.122
overachiever (not underachiever)83.238421.237
melee (not ranged)83.01121.427
legit (not scrub)82.822018.350
queen (not princess)82.822228.331
gendered (not androgynous)82.642421.4161
street-smart (not sheltered)82.529421.2337
go-getter (not slugabed)82.339118.743
fresh (not stinky)82.329817.958
instinctual (not reasoned)81.913917.7501
complicated (not simple)81.926821.1492
stubborn (not accommodating)81.940819.438
believable (not poorly-written)81.526114.824
high standards (not desperate)81.320017.839
inspiring (not cringeworthy)81.015820.9181
🏀 (not 🎨)80.817718.626
fast-talking (not slow-talking)80.621115.620
manicured (not scruffy)80.448520.2379
modern (not historical)80.414020.9284
devoted (not unfaithful)80.471921.032
alert (not oblivious)79.936518.844
wild (not tame)79.638116.3339
physical (not intellectual)79.612718.2458
crafty (not scholarly)79.521117.9401
involved (not remote)79.424023.6510
resistant (not resigned)79.419024.3507
playful (not shy)79.346518.4493
curious (not apathetic)79.226119.0494
thin (not thick)79.112821.8333
specialist (not generalist)78.911022.1153
flirtatious (not prudish)78.928415.631
spicy (not mild)78.935918.3499
haunted (not blissful)78.934017.236
neurotypical (not autistic)78.818519.6478
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)78.445520.046
liberal (not conservative)78.327220.338
English (not German)78.242030.034
frank (not sugarcoated)78.245618.323
extreme (not moderate)78.146818.4504
trendy (not vintage)77.97326.233
disarming (not creepy)77.733618.5147
resolute (not wavering)77.631624.045
💃 (not 🧕)77.641523.175
spontaneous (not scheduled)77.430421.6505
bold (not serious)77.326121.1509
real (not philosophical)77.317621.8302
romantic (not dispassionate)77.241519.125
frenzied (not sleepy)77.240417.531
sturdy (not flimsy)77.242629.627
prideful (not envious)76.830421.737
guarded (not open)76.761720.9506
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)76.77721.221
altruistic (not selfish)76.531221.1538
funny (not humorless)76.537021.4490
😎 (not 🧐)76.531425.441
independent (not codependent)76.346426.4433
efficient (not overprepared)76.315519.626
generous (not stingy)76.335724.746
interested (not bored)76.238025.741
kind (not cruel)76.170317.6541
impatient (not patient)76.044621.9160
straight (not queer)75.863725.9162
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)75.832720.744
confident (not insecure)75.657120.6490
perceptive (not unobservant)75.388627.025
empath (not psychopath)75.350123.538
exuberant (not subdued)75.233019.725
child free (not pronatalist)75.130424.9435
deviant (not average)74.741920.1318
fighter (not lover)74.727222.926
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)74.515625.555
traumatized (not flourishing)74.544821.027
epic (not deep)74.312424.433
expressive (not monotone)74.150116.423
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)74.021023.961
jaded (not innocent)74.057314.420
jock (not nerd)73.930221.3485
tense (not relaxed)73.975420.1461
chic (not cheesy)73.921923.334
explorer (not builder)73.828727.2376
spelunker (not claustrophobic)73.720521.329
straightforward (not cryptic)73.737925.5452
extrovert (not introvert)73.744823.1530
outsider (not insider)73.422024.7311
contrarian (not yes-man)73.434725.423
💪 (not 🧠)73.317719.855
stoic (not hypochondriac)73.328219.624
armoured (not vulnerable)73.249023.1473
creative (not conventional)73.239524.4503
hard (not soft)73.145517.5506
reassuring (not fearmongering)72.937723.826
giving (not receiving)72.948924.627
cultured (not rustic)72.840218.019
feminine (not masculine)72.846621.2465
urban (not rural)72.858121.180
blacksmith (not tailor)72.822327.427
conspiracist (not sheeple)72.744822.1275
mischievous (not well behaved)72.762321.9475
high IQ (not low IQ)72.7103919.0610
self-assured (not self-conscious)72.553323.7499
😏 (not 😬)72.435526.448
open-minded (not close-minded)72.341422.0406
hurried (not leisurely)72.324322.0406
knowledgeable (not ignorant)72.078224.823
emancipated (not enslaved)71.950328.4477
🥵 (not 🥶)71.828327.521
chatty (not reserved)71.748626.0521
loveable (not punchable)71.752324.730
worldly (not innocent)71.276221.9481
hard (not soft)71.250522.3148
🦇 (not 🐿)71.229024.552
👻 (not 🤖)71.126524.938
Swedish (not Italian)71.020327.520
loud (not quiet)70.956021.3497
impulsive (not cautious)70.849325.0495
short (not tall)70.728621.5491
suspicious (not awkward)70.758324.0453
master (not apprentice)70.775326.9182
works hard (not plays hard)70.772323.3501
industrial (not domestic)70.623724.7151
cosmopolitan (not provincial)70.431923.6489
👽 (not 🤡)70.130322.142
bad-cook (not good-cook)70.132528.833
tardy (not on-time)70.026324.351
one-faced (not two-faced)69.775731.039
opinionated (not jealous)69.781430.620
focused on the present (not focused on the future)69.524625.2475
📈 (not 📉)69.346531.138
🦄 (not 🐴)69.331629.055
charming (not awkward)69.268723.3480
honorable (not cunning)69.058828.7506
edgy (not politically correct)68.956521.2449
backdoor (not official)68.945731.0380
competitive (not cooperative)68.975127.5468
deep (not shallow)68.960921.053
astonishing (not methodical)68.723527.4488
biased (not impartial)68.765221.9464
intense (not lighthearted)68.781621.121
cynical (not gullible)68.767823.331
freak (not normie)68.350726.945
reliable (not experimental)68.251824.724
introspective (not not introspective)68.163125.768
zany (not regular)68.155420.847
whippersnapper (not sage)68.126327.118
moody (not stable)68.075223.0478
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)67.950427.048
lustful (not chaste)67.954721.2450
overspender (not penny-pincher)67.836620.462
ADHD (not OCD)67.833128.619
nurturing (not poisonous)67.772622.3182
social (not reclusive)67.755527.391
radical (not centrist)67.740722.132
tasteful (not lewd)67.570121.8445
intimate (not formal)67.442925.757
avant-garde (not classical)67.129224.7146
distant (not touchy-feely)67.158720.623
suspicious (not trusting)67.062925.1470
secretive (not open-book)67.077825.428
😊 (not 🤣)66.966527.041
chaotic (not orderly)66.856123.6443
emotional (not unemotional)66.893534.912
summer (not winter)66.854630.934
dramatic (not comedic)66.788225.929
self-disciplined (not disorganized)66.5104127.1511
kinky (not vanilla)66.351125.5494
wooden (not plastic)66.278626.431
🐮 (not 🐷)66.132523.647
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)66.048828.333
angelic (not demonic)65.970120.4472
😜 (not 🤐)65.753329.133
empirical (not theoretical)65.531128.4476
earth (not air)65.566430.739
western (not eastern)65.265732.065
patriotic (not unpatriotic)65.283523.637
exhibitionist (not bashful)65.269425.926
weird (not normal)65.171723.9460
genius (not dunce)64.994019.5514
pointed (not random)64.9107630.135
charming (not trusting)64.957226.3451
emotional (not logical)64.863723.7524
thick-skinned (not sensitive)64.756925.0663
scandalous (not proper)64.664723.7319
multicolored (not monochrome)64.548829.0169
interrupting (not attentive)64.551731.546
ambitious (not realistic)64.573130.535
sheriff (not outlaw)64.462231.1499
literary (not mathematical)64.269324.0442
mysterious (not unambiguous)64.151929.7413
down2earth (not head@clouds)63.965327.6492
low-tech (not high-tech)63.757825.4477
confidential (not gossiping)63.7102928.0421
equitable (not hypocritical)63.762926.2150
prestigious (not disreputable)63.684828.3290
anarchist (not statist)63.649928.163
pensive (not serene)63.5103726.518
Coke (not Pepsi)63.526234.722
obsessed (not aloof)63.480325.4494
👟 (not 🥾)63.456334.446
spontaneous (not deliberate)63.045728.5513
flexible (not rigid)62.642026.8526
🤠 (not 🤑)62.587829.445
triggered (not trolling)62.489125.034
💀 (not 🎃)62.464928.332
literal (not metaphorical)62.376327.9479
non-gamer (not gamer)62.386338.121
human (not animalistic)62.2116526.9484
varied (not repetitive)61.926528.6155
offended (not chill)61.776522.523
clean (not perverted)61.7103126.133
concise (not long-winded)61.754328.828
tactful (not indiscreet)61.688428.650
sarcastic (not genuine)61.562227.1539
precise (not vague)61.5100026.8302
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.559626.024
rough (not smooth)61.360625.6499
ironic (not profound)61.253724.828
realist (not idealist)61.165927.7155
🧢 (not 🎩)61.167430.943
pretentious (not unassuming)61.077524.440
fixable (not unfixable)61.083231.425
quarrelsome (not warm)60.977825.5485
miserable (not joyful)60.987822.639
practical (not imaginative)60.796230.2515
authoritarian (not democratic)60.657828.9477
😇 (not 😈)60.378226.246
🐩 (not 🐒)60.173533.042
sensible (not ludicrous)60.091425.0480
sunny (not gloomy)60.063530.323
twitchy (not still)60.090230.644
messy (not neat)59.953825.2290
mature (not juvenile)59.888725.5177
🐘 (not 🐀)59.862133.464
dog person (not cat person)59.868029.622
privileged (not oppressed)59.7108826.526
individualist (not communal)59.691030.6167
picky (not always down)59.580326.133
sad (not happy)59.496321.4481
white knight (not bad boy)59.493830.421
hedonist (not monastic)59.369526.141
flamboyant (not modest)59.269425.3473
wise (not foolish)59.288321.7482
vain (not demure)59.274222.6476
skeptical (not spiritual)59.1119927.9478
private (not gregarious)59.1101428.3472
utilitarian (not decorative)59.099929.9157
washed (not muddy)58.9102133.722
concrete (not abstract)58.789127.159
permanent (not transient)58.678329.3147
🥰 (not 🙃)58.577630.167
vengeful (not forgiving)58.378927.3467
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)58.379826.6498
existentialist (not nihilist)58.299427.8134
🥳 (not 🥴)58.251828.147
presidential (not folksy)58.285832.621
artistic (not scientific)58.175325.7437
pure (not debased)58.185724.3444
extravagant (not thrifty)58.172031.927
common sense (not analysis)58.045233.822
complimentary (not insulting)57.887726.4150
factual (not poetic)57.889622.619
🤫 (not 🤔)57.740530.239
hoarder (not unprepared)57.698423.2315
optimistic (not pessimistic)57.477327.0507
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)57.489833.851
moist (not dry)57.466922.919
expressive (not stoic)57.398430.6463
nonpolitical (not political)57.356831.1439
self-destructive (not self-improving)57.381925.334
French (not Russian)57.297829.619
socialist (not libertarian)57.130028.2407
oxymoron (not tautology)57.081127.318
arrogant (not humble)56.894024.2516
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)56.884628.0421
warm (not cold)56.793624.4493
paranoid (not naive)56.6101625.530
unlucky (not fortunate)56.584129.7483
rational (not whimsical)56.5100227.3460
natural-talent (not hard-work)56.546228.932
lavish (not frugal)56.470224.0449
purple (not orange)56.473330.3448
good-humored (not angry)56.495724.1469
consistent (not variable)56.4101929.933
grateful (not entitled)56.183627.844
goth (not flower child)56.058027.638
narcissistic (not low self esteem)55.9101923.726
heathen (not devout)55.668527.4420
transparent (not machiavellian)55.582130.319
quirky (not predictable)55.585329.923
arcane (not mainstream)55.495930.3457
Greek (not Roman)55.454428.819
circular (not linear)55.467224.919
reasonable (not deranged)55.3103423.840
realistic (not fantastical)55.3103532.432
basic (not hipster)55.2107227.9460
enlightened (not lost)55.272628.632
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)55.1112933.727
rugged (not refined)55.075025.4517
😀 (not 😭)54.880732.945
never cries (not often crying)54.7102827.926
luddite (not technophile)54.684124.8423
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.640426.4337
atheist (not theist)54.5110729.4134
preppy (not punk rock)54.5107632.824
accepting (not judgemental)54.383828.8306
valedictorian (not drop out)54.3122328.840
wholesome (not salacious)54.2106325.943
jealous (not compersive)54.086125.5439
unpolished (not eloquent)54.066625.9567
strict (not lenient)53.999527.1456
civilized (not barbaric)53.9129924.3492
indie (not pop)53.9123832.820
sane (not crazy)53.887025.438
pack rat (not minimalist)53.869728.343
bright (not depressed)53.689925.7478
tight (not loose)53.6125121.624
sorrowful (not cheery)53.5113525.0504
no-nonsense (not dramatic)53.384431.0147
🐐 (not 🦒)53.1130932.256
sober (not indulgent)52.985227.2474
chortling (not giggling)52.8123928.323
genocidal (not not genocidal)52.848334.326
mad (not glad)52.7106225.036
sweet (not bitter)52.696622.6505
vegan (not cannibal)52.5101624.822
studious (not goof-off)52.3131528.559
exaggerating (not factual)52.395629.422
musical (not off-key)52.178725.427
serious (not playful)52.0115326.1489
rude (not respectful)51.873523.7508
subjective (not objective)51.796830.1148
highbrow (not lowbrow)51.5129724.3414
calm (not anxious)51.476125.8494
💝 (not 💔)51.2105035.081
reactive (not proactive)51.2110035.125
macho (not metrosexual)51.071728.724
work-first (not family-first)50.995831.1426
poor (not rich)50.680419.6462

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Buffy Summers based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Daisy 'Skye' Johnson (0.851)
  2. Emma Swan (0.823)
  3. Elizabeth Swann (0.82)
  4. Thea Queen (0.809)
  5. Marion Ravenwood (0.805)
  6. Steven Hiller (0.793)
  7. Octavia Blake (0.792)
  8. Max Mayfield (0.785)
  9. Nairobi (0.782)
  10. Maeve Millay (0.774)
  1. Kermit (-0.558)
  2. Stuart Bloom (-0.521)
  3. Sam Healy (-0.49)
  4. Milhouse Van Houten (-0.481)
  5. Mr. William Collins (-0.478)
  6. Mike McLintock (-0.477)
  7. Dale Harding (-0.467)
  8. Peter Doppler (-0.449)
  9. Peter (-0.446)
  10. Cyril Figgis (-0.436)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Buffy Summers to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Buffy Summers is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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