Character Sheet Outline

There is no right way to build a character sheet, but if you are struggling to get started check out this outline.

Name/Nicknames/Alias: What is the name of your character and what other names do they go by?

Age or Date of Birth: How old are they?

Sex/Gender: If they have one or identify in a particular way.

Pronouns: he/she/they or other?

Nationality/Birthplace: Was your character born in a specific fictional or non-fictional location?

Weight: Approximate weight. Is this below average, average, or above average for their class?

Height: How tall or short are they. How does it compare to other characters of the same class?

Body Type/Build: Is your character muscular, skinny, agile, etc.

Class: Are they a character from a certain video game or tabletop campaign that specifies a class or race? A few examples include:

  • Barbarian
  • Bard
  • Cleric
  • Druid
  • Fighter
  • Monk
  • Paladin
  • Ranger
  • Rogue
  • Sorcerer
  • Warlock
  • Wizard

Eye color: This is probably self-explanatory.

Hair Style: Long, curly, pony tails, spiked?

Intelligence or IQ: Often expressed on a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the smartest, or as a simple IQ score. Could also be stated in qualitative terms – “dumb,” “average”, “above average,” “intelligent,” “highly intelligent,” “genius”, etc.

 Wisdom/Charisma: Similar to intelligence, but has different meanings in different games. Often used when building D&D or other tabletop characters.

Strengths: What are they good at?

Weaknesses: What are they bad at?

Talents: Does your character posses any specific or hidden talents that make them unique?

Bad Habits: Do they have any bad habits or are they relatively disciplined? Do they leave dishes in the sink, burp loudly in public, or something else?

Pets: Do they have any pets? What are their names and what type of animal are they?

Other Traits and Creator Notes: Is there anything else you would like to add?