categories: Mundane and Social
2 levels, 1 point per level

The character cannot talk. This may be caused by injury (damaged vocal cords), biology (genetic disorder), magic (voodoo curse), ineptitude (was never taught language), choice (monastic vow of silence), or any other means.

Level One: The character can make sounds and communicate like a beast, but cannot actually speak a real language. Written communication is possible.
Level Two: The character has no means of communication at all.

Other Mundane and Social Defects

Compulsive Liar

Most people lie sometimes, but this defect is for the people who can't seem to stop... Go »


The character experiences routine discrimination or harassment on account of his or her gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, homeland, socio-economic class, or other factor... Go »

Glory Hound

This defect applies to characters who go to great lengths to capture attention and fame, whether it's positive or negative... Go »


Your character carries around an irrational, somewhat obsessive hatred of a particular group of people or other subject that harms his/her relationships with others... Go »

No Sense of Humor

Your character is humorless, cut off from this essential aspect of the human experience... Go »

Simply Irresistible

The character attracts susceptible members of one gender (or both if desired) like bees to nectar... Go »


An unattractive character may find it difficult to blend into a crowd because their appearance is distinctive... Go »