101 NPC PERSONALITY GENERATOR

Generates 101 NPCs' personalities for roleplaying games. Populate a village, spice up a dull encounter, create a stock list of characters, never be lost for an interesting NPC again!
Note, the data and process will be improved when I get time.

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Ideal for Dungeon Masters of Dungeon & Dragons games and other fantasy roleplaying games.

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1Arrogant : Haughty. Keen.
motto : Never teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
 
2Optimistic : Happy. Brave.
motto : Think you can fill an emptiness in your heart with gold.
 
3Pessimistic : Realistic. Soft-spoken.
motto : Try to think twice before you decide not to charge for some work you have done.
 
4Quiet : Retiring. Retiring.
motto : Try to let your spirit of adventure triumph over your good sense.
 
5Careless : Insensitive. Forgiving.
motto : Don't give a sucker an even break.
 
6Argumentative : Hot-tempered. Has a tattoo of a pink bird on thigh.
motto : It is better to give than to receive.
 
7Greedy : Hard-hearted. Perceptive.
motto : Never underestimate the time it takes to do something.
 
8Generous : Spendthrift. Has startlingly orange hair..
motto : Try to love deeply and passionately - you might get hurt, but it's the only way to live completely.
 
9Careless : Absent-minded. Slurred speech.
motto : Spend your time and energy creating, not criticising.
 
10Greedy : Miserly. Ponderous.
motto : Never speak ill of the dead.
 
11Quiet : Retiring. Fasting.
motto : Try to turn enemies into friends by doing something nice for them.
 
12Argumentative : Overbearing. Covetous.
motto : Apologize for extreme measures when defending your values.
 
13Uncivilized : Uncultured. Exaggerates everything.
motto : Never overlook the small joys while looking for the big ones.
 
14Courage : Fearless. Stern.
motto : Be ashamed of your faith.
 
15Capricious : Madcap. Has an artificial backside..
motto : Never rush a prayer that deserves time.
 
16Pessimistic : Fatalistic. Cautious.
motto : What they eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
 
17Careless : Thoughtless. Deceitful.
motto : Always do the right thing, regardless of what others think.
 
18Greedy : Hard-hearted. Jealous.
motto : Don't resort to name-calling.
 
19Moody : Morose. Warlike.
motto : Always stick your hands in your pockets when you get really angry.
 
20Moody : Morose. Driven.
motto : Try to change a routine.
 
21Arrogant : Rude. Level-headed.
motto : Always ignore people who come up with reasons why you can't do something.
 
22Violent : Immoral. Speaks slowly.
motto : Be a person who says "Ready, Aim, aim, aim…".
 
23Naïve : Hick. Eats bugs.
motto : Unique things must be the most valuable.
 
24Moody : Morose. Reverent.
motto : Never be a person who says "Ready, Aim, aim, aim…".
 
25Arrogant : Aloof. Wants to start a new life.
motto : Never confuse wealth with success.
 
26Violent : Cruel. Has an artificial chin..
motto : Confuse mere inconveniences with real problems.
 
27Generous : Wastrel. Narrow-minded.
motto : Don't be ashamed of laughter that's too loud.
 
28Optimistic : Pleasant. Madcap.
motto : Try to pay your debts on time.
 
29Suspicious : Nervous. Mousy.
motto : Always help a friend to help themselves.
 
30Moody : Morose. Immoral.
motto : Everyone you meet is afraid of something.
 
31Optimistic : Pleasant. Whispers when speaking.
motto : Try to approach magic with reckless abandon.
 
32Opinionated : Biased. Obsessively Graceless.
motto : Count your chickens before they are hatched.
 
33Generous : Spendthrift. Nocturnal.
motto : Old sins cast long shadows.
 
34Pessimistic : Cynical. Gloomy.
motto : Don't accept unacceptable behaviour.
 
35Moody : Compulsive. Punctual.
motto : Don't laugh at anyone's dreams.
 
36Optimistic : Happy. Gullible.
motto : Don't expect the best gifts to come wrapped in pretty paper.
 
37Quiet : Laconic. Exaggerates everything.
motto : Travel broadens the mind.
 
38Opinionated : Blustering. Multiple personalities : Irreverent, Graceless, and Scheming.
motto : Admit when you are lost and ask for directions.
 
39Arrogant : Elitist. Cracks knuckles.
motto : Mistake kindness for weakness.
 
40Suspicious : Cautious. Suffers from a long term illness.
motto : A little pot is soon hot.
 
41Violent : Jealous. Cynical.
motto : Never judge people by their relatives.
 
42Optimistic : Cheerful. Pleasant.
motto : There's no fool like an old fool.
 
43Exacting : Driven. Stutters.
motto : Throw pearls before swine.
 
44Friendly : Compassionate. Garrulous.
motto : Be honest with yourself or close ones about what you want.
 
45Suspicious : Nervous. Artistic.
motto : Spend your life lifting people up, not putting them down.
 
46Courage : Shy. Licks lips.
motto : If you can't beat them, join them.
 
47Greedy : Thrifty. Very strong.
motto : Never underestimate the time it takes to do something.
 
48Generous : Kind. Perceptive.
motto : Confuse comfort with happiness.
 
49Arrogant : Proud. Stares.
motto : Fix what isn't broken.
 
50Arrogant : Elitist. Very hardy.
motto : Always stick your hands in your pockets when you get really angry.
 
51Greedy : Thrifty. Fatalistic.
motto : Never judge what you don't understand.
 
52Careless : Insensitive. Very hardy.
motto : Always keep in touch with a childhood friend.
 
53Generous : Kind. Lusty.
motto : Love deeply and passionately - you might get hurt, but it's the only way to live completely.
 
54Arrogant : Proud. Keen.
motto : Don't make a promise.
 
55Exacting : Perfectionist. Very short.
motto : Try to make haste slowly.
 
56Capricious : Irreverent. Refers to self by own name.
motto : Try to learn all you can about a new subject.
 
57Greedy : Hard-hearted. Physically weak.
motto : Don't be ashamed of honest tears.
 
58Quiet : Retiring. Enjoys watching combat sports.
motto : Try to keep no more cats than catch mice.
 
59Sober : Practical. Collects holy symbols.
motto : Try to strike while the iron is hot.
 
60Uncivilized : Barbaric. Dreamy.
motto : Throw the baby out with the bathwater.
 
61Friendly : Kind-hearted. Fatalistic.
motto : Think you can relax your way to happiness.
 
62Careless : Absent-minded. Trusting.
motto : It is easier to pull down than build up.
 
63Careless : Thoughtless. Wants to start a new life.
motto : Try to keep a diary of your accomplishments.
 
64Curious : Prying. Being persecuted by Belligerent Soldier
A city guardsman or similar, having a bad day and looking for a fight. Trouble is if the player fights and wins, he has assaulted a soldier and broken the law… Exacting : Driven. Has gap between teeth..
motto : Don't utter a threat without intend to back it up.
 
65Arrogant : Elitist. Being persecuted by Bandit Gang
Bandits in large numbers - they consider themselves legitimate rebels against local authority, players must prove they oppose local rulers too..
motto : Fret about the future of life.
 
66Violent : Immoral. Impulsive.
motto : Join a group who Avert Disaster
A natural or magical disaster will strike an area. Party must evacuate important people and property, and/or find a way to avert the disaster..
 
67Naïve : Honest. Has eye tick.
motto : Never be ashamed of your patriotism.
 
68Quiet : Laconic. Cautious.
motto : Time flies.
 
69Friendly : Trusting. Kind-hearted.
motto : Never throw the baby out with the bathwater.
 
70Naïve : Gullible. Vegetarian.
motto : Travel and see new places, but remember to take along an open mind.
 
71Moody : Irritable. Practical.
motto : Never trust someone who doesn't close their eyes when you kiss.
 
72Capricious : Lusty. Driven.
motto : Always make sure your work enriches your spirit at well as your purse.
 
73Sober : Level-headed. Yawns a lot.
motto : Don't mistake kindness for weakness.
 
74Violent : Immoral. Dull.
motto : Take an opportunity for additional training.
 
75Suspicious : Paranoid. Warlike.
motto : Don't throw pearls before swine.
 
76Suspicious : Cautious. Soft-spoken.
motto : Always keep a diary of your accomplishments.
 
77Opinionated : Hide-bound. Kind.
motto : Always get involved in local government.
 
78Suspicious : Cautious. Foams at the mouth when excited.
motto : Accept unacceptable behaviour.
 
79Exacting : Driven. Very thin.
motto : Hold yourself to the highest standards.
 
80Greedy : Avaricious. Was formerly much richer.
motto : Misery loves company.
 
81Uncivilized : Graceless. Has an artificial eye..
motto : Do cheerfully what you must do.
 
82Generous : Charitable. Barbaric.
motto : Don't be ashamed of laughter that's too loud.
 
83Friendly : Easy-going. Charitable.
motto : Let well alone.
 
84Uncivilized : Graceless. Charitable.
motto : Don't underestimate the time it takes to do something.
 
85Optimistic : Pleasant. Covetous.
motto : Resort to name-calling.
 
86Suspicious : Nervous. Intellectual.
motto : The new is nothing but a restatement of the old.
 
87Greedy : Thrifty. Dull.
motto : Always turn enemies into friends by doing something nice for them.
 
88Courage : Craven. Innocent.
motto : Always spend a day at the races.
 
89Greedy : Covetous. Bigoted.
motto : Try to take your complaint to the top.
 
90Exacting : Punctual. Compassionate.
motto : Decide to do nothing just because you can only do a little.
 
91Suspicious : Paranoid. Hugs trees.
motto : Never accept unacceptable behaviour.
 
92Sober : Reverent. Multiple personalities : Lusty, Hard-hearted, and Trusting.
motto : Don't be lead by peer pressure.
 
93Optimistic : Happy. Haughty.
motto : Never meet troubles half-way.
 
94Pessimistic : Cynical. Gullible.
motto : Meet troubles half-way.
 
95Capricious : Lusty. Hypochondriac.
motto : Get the balance right between give and take.
 
96Arrogant : Proud. Constantly checking own appearance in mirrors, ponds etc..
motto : Don't remind someone of a kindness or act of generosity you have shown them.
 
97Argumentative : Garrulous. Depressing.
motto : Don't waste time waiting for inspiration.
 
98Careless : Absent-minded. Only deals with people of same religion.
motto : Don't become judge and jury.
 
99Sober : Reverent. Wears old, dusty clothing.
motto : Rush a spell that deserves time.
 
100Moody : Vengeful. Afraid of the dark.
motto : Never betray a confidence.
 
101Uncivilized : Boorish. Immoral.
motto : Never think you can fill an emptiness in your heart with gold.