Thursday, December 10, 2015

Which Merlin Character Are You (According to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)


I have never ever done a post like this, so bear with me! For those of you who have watched this show, I hope you enjoy this and for all those who are familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as well as Merlin, let me know if you think my assessment is accurate or not! If you think I should have matched different characters with different personalities, let me know. I would love to hear your opinion. 

Merlin - The Architect (INTP)

Personality Traits: Candid, Ingenious, Complex, Independent, Rebellious, Philosophical, Detached

"I'm happy to be your servant until the day I die." -Merlin

"There is no evil in sorcery, only in the hearts of men." -Merlin

"You're a son of the earth, the sea, the sky. Magic is the fabric of this world and you were born of that magic. You are magic itself." -The Great Dragon

Arthur Pendragon- The Commander (ENTJ)

Personality Traits: Ambitious, Forceful, Strategic, Optimistic, Egotistical, Adaptable, Energetic

"My will will not bend for a sword." -Arthur

"I swear I am going to rescue my men or die trying." -Arthur


Guinevere - The Counselor (INFJ)

Personality Traits: Sincere, Sympathetic, Unassuming, Nurturing, Reserved, Patient, Loyal

"In life you always have a choice. Sometimes it is easier to believe that you don't."-Guinevere

"Don't let anyone tell you what to do. You said you are your own man. You have a good heart. Be true to it. Only then will you be the king Camelot deserves." -Guinevere



Uther Pendragon - The Inspector (ISTJ)

Personality Traits: Cautious, Conventional, Responsible, Organized, Dutiful, Traditional

"When I came to this land, this kingdom was mired in chaos but, with the people's help, magic was driven from the land." -Uther

"I know I have not been a good father, I put my duty to Camelot first. I'm sorry." -Uther



Gaius - The Teacher (ENFJ)

Active, Pleasant, Sociable, Demanding, Impatient, Appreciative, Compromising

"You are special, the likes of which I've never seen before." -Gaius

"Merlin, I know I can never compare with your father, but for what it's worth...you've still got me." -Gaius



The Great Dragon - The Supervisor (ESTJ)

Personality Traits: Contented, Energetic, Prejudiced, Self-Satisfied, Practical, Conventional

"None of us can choose our destiny and none of us can escape it." -The Great Dragon


Morgana Pendragon - The Visionary (ENTP)

Personality Traits: Friendly, Resourceful, Headstrong, Self-Centered, Independent, Curious, Clever


"Don't think I don't understand loyalty just because I have no one left to be loyal to." -Morgana

"She is the darkness to your light, the hatred to your love." -The Great Dragon



Mordred - The Mastermind (INTJ)

Discreet, Industrious, Logical, Deliberate, Self-Confident, Methodical

"The love that binds us is more important than the power we wield." -Mordred



Freya (The Lady of the Lake)- The Healer (INFP)

Personality Traits: Artistic, Reflective, Careless, Sensitive, Flexible, Appreciative

"My home was next to a lake surrounded by the tallest mountains. In the winter the storms whipped up the water into waves -- we thought they were going to crash down and take away all the houses, but in the summer, wild flowers and light, it was like heaven." -Freya

Sir Leon - The Provider (ESFJ)

Personality Traits: Loyal, Traditional, Sensitive, Responsible, Generous, Optimistic

"My lord, there is no one I would rather die for." -Sir Leon



Sir Gwaine - The Performer (ESFP)

Personality Traits: Changeable, Charming, Spontaneous, Energetic, Forceful, Initiating, Resourceful

"She's a maiden in a tower, a damsel in distress. I was born for this moment." -Sir Gwaine

"Nobility is defined by what you do not by who you are." -Sir Gwaine



Sir Percival - The Craftsman (ISTP)

Personality Traits: Critical, Detached, Guarded, Independent, Resourceful, Observant

"Your enemies are my enemies." -Sir Percival


Sir Lancelot - The Champion (ENFP)

Personality Traits: Enthusiastic, Outgoing, Spontaneous, Changeable, Impulsive, Energetic, Understanding

"I believe in the world that Arthur will build."



Sir Elyan - The Dynamo (ESTP)

Personality Traits: Energetic, Dominant, Flexible, Demanding, Sociable, Playful

"It is now my turn to repay you."


               
Princess Mithian - The Composer (ISFP)

Personality Traits: Easygoing, Flexible, Spontaneous, Friendly, Quiet, Creative

"One thing I've learned since being here is that Arthur values your opinion above almost all others. Even if he be the last to admit it." -Princess Mithian

"I would give up my own kingdom to be so loved." -Princess Mithian

Queen Annis - The Protector (ISFJ)

Personality Traits: Conservative, Conventional, Guarded, Reserved, Industrious, Compassionate

"There is something about you, Arthur Pendragon, something which gives me hope for us all." -Queen Annis

9 comments :

  1. So is Arthur or Lancelot more compatible with Gwen?

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    1. According to the MBTI, Gwen is more compatible with Lancelot's personality type but that doesn't mean she can't be perfectly compatible with Arthur's. But it does explain why she and Lancelot are automatically attracted to each other and why he inspires her so much. :)

      I kind of went back and forth with Arthur's type because ENTJ seemed to fit him so well even though it wasn't the most compatible with INFJ.

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  2. YAY I'm Lancelot!!!!!! I am literally so excited about this since he was my favorite character in the show. From what you've said, me and Lancelot have a lot in common. =)

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    1. That's awesome! I'm an ENFP too so that's even more awesome!! For some reason I had a really difficult time matching his profile, so I'm glad the part fits. I originally thought Lancelot was a little more introverted, but then ENFPs can come off as more introverted than other extroverts. :)

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  3. I've heard a lot about this show but never watched it myself. I think it looks interesting! I am Queen Annis evidently (an ISFJ).
    This was fun! I love anything that explores personality types.

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    1. You would probably enjoy it! It is very family friendly, creative spin on a timeless legend.

      That's so cool you are an ISFJ! One of my sisters (my roommate) is an ISFJ. :)

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  4. Being an INFJ myself, I firmly believe that Merlin is an INFJ, too.

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  5. INFP/ISFP here. Mithian and Freya. I'm ok with this. Freya has always been a favorite character of mine.

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  6. I'm an INTP and wholeheartedly agree that Merlin is an INTP. Every singer personality test I take on Merlin I always get Merlin.

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