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Scribblenauts has quite a large cast of characters to summon. Now let's write, "T-V T-R-O-P-E-S C-H-A-R-A-C-T-E-R P-A-G-E".

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The hero of the series. A young boy with a magic notebook, he joined the Scribblenauts organization so he could become a Scribblenaut. This sends him on a quest around the world to gather the "Starites", special stars created by fulfilling his missions.


Maxwell's evil twin, who also wields a Scribblenaut notebook. Rather than using it to help people like Maxwell, he uses it to cause chaos and destruction.

  • Ascended Extra: From one-off appearance to Final Boss in the first two games...
    • Demoted to Extra: ...Only to get just one "canon" appearance in Unlimited in the Big Boo's Haunt level. And it's in a starite shard mission, too, and not one for a full starite. Un-demoted in Scribblenauts Unmasked, where he's The Heavy.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him
  • Evil Twin
  • Final Boss: Of Super Scribblenauts.
  • Happily Adopted: It is revealed in the Unmasked spin off comic he was adopted by Maxwell's parents and even gets his own name: Alexander, after Alexander the Great.
  • The Heavy: In Scribblenauts Unmasked.
  • Heel–Face Turn: At the end of Scribblenauts Unmasked.
  • Killed Off for Real: At the end of Super Scribblenauts. Maxwell can't even use potions to bring him back. He's summonable in Unlimited, however. In addition, he returns as an antagonist in Unmasked. This potentially indicates that Super Scribblenauts takes place after Unmasked, granted that Doppelganger's Heel–Face Turn didn't stick.
  • Palette Swap: Of Maxwell.
  • Sdrawkcab Name: Averted. Of all the possible synonyms for summoning him, typing this in just spawns a cartridge.
  • Slasher Smile
  • Weak, but Skilled: In Scribblenauts Unmasked, he said that his powers are relatively limited, his notebook being only limited to the single page that Maxwell created him from. He still poses quite a legitimate threat though.


Maxwell's twin sister who appears in Scribblenauts Unlimited.

  • Aesop Collateral Damage: Gets turned to stone as a punishment for Maxwell giving the old man a rotten apple.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Of Maxwell
  • Fangirl: Appears to be one for Batman, as she's asking for his autograph in Scribblenauts Unmasked.
  • Narrator: In Scribblenauts Unlimited, she is explaining the story of Maxwell.
  • Outnumbered Sibling: Out of the 42 children Edgar and Julie had, she's the only girl.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She's female and wears a pink rooster hat, unlike her other male siblings.
  • Taken for Granite: She gets turned to stone in Scribblenauts Unlimited, so Maxwell needs to use the starites to heal her.
  • Teleportation: Her globe lets her teleport anywhere she wants.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: In Unlimited, nothing Maxwell summons can faze Lily...unless it's Medusa or a similar creature that causes petrification.

     5th Cell Members 

Jeremiah Slaczka

The president of 5th Cell.


A small samurai who helped make the game.

Nathan Hernandez

A man in Stormtrooper armor who was an animator for the game.
  • Creator Cameo
  • Mighty Glacier: Deals huge amounts of damage per hit and has vast amounts of health, but he moves at about the same speed as a normal human.
  • Sizeshifter: Give him anything to eat and he grows larger. Give him enough and he eventually becomes Colossal.

Edison Yan

A T. rex with a Ryu bandana who was an artist for the game.
  • Ax-Crazy: Spawns hostile, unless modified to have the "friendly" adjective or a similar one.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: Fittingly for the Ryu reference, Edy can shoot fireballs at any NPC too big for him to just eat. In Unlimited, this was changed to a three-round burst of purple orb projectiles.
  • One-Hit Kill: Eating you.

     Gods and Deities 


God from the Christian Faith. He's generally a nice guy.


A lightning god from the Norse Pantheon.


The leader of the Norse Pantheon.


The Grim Reaper himself. His sole desire is to kill everything. Also one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.


One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.


One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.


One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.


The lovable titular Eldritch Abomination from the Cthulhu Mythos, he attacks everything in sight.


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