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Franziska’s MBTI Type

Okay, yeah, I’m still not done with this. Honestly it kinda bothers me that I was being a little biased in my decision so I’m going over it again, this time with a different criteria chart. (I realized halfway through that this is mostly for the workplace, but it doesn’t really change anything; we’re talking about Franziska here.) I’m also thinking she might be ENTJ, so I’m adding that possibility on here.


  • ESTJ: Works in committees to optimize complex existing processes. (This is the closest option.)
  • ISTP: Leave alone to putter.
  • ENTJ: Creates by selling the idea; will not deal with details.

Stress Behavior:

  • ESTJ: Engages in manic pursuit of compliance with rules. (A big no, Franziska likes breaking the rules.)
  • ISTP: Hides; overworks. (She doesn’t exactly hide, more like promptly leaving a place that causes her stress. She also overworks herself, albeit unconsciously.)
  • ENTJ: Runs amok with Machiavellian maneuvers. (I’m not exactly sure what this entails, to be honest.)

Stress Reduction:

  • ESTJ: Stay in your office; trade projects instead of taking on everyone’s needs.
  • ISTP: Go home; do something else. (She doesn’t like staying in one place; she likes to keep herself busy.)
  • ENTJ: Make eye contact; listen mindfully to others.

Orientation to Groups:

  • ESTJ: Groups are necessary to workplace morale and can be a good source of ideas. On the down side, groups often talk themselves into excessive risks (ESTJ). Consensus is vital to a successful group; debate is threatening.
  • ISTP: Groups are an interruption to hands-on work. Groups are useful only if they involve demonstrating a well-tested new technique for achieving goals. (As shown in AAI, she often likes to work alone, but if she needs to, she (quite unwillingly) complies, as long as she gets to be in control. But after that she sends everyone on errands while she works by herself to gather information in the investigation.)
  • ENTJ: Interaction is fun, but the fast-thinking ENT often feels held back by consensus-building processes or the different intellectual biases of team members. ENT’s lose interest if they feel cooperation is not forthcoming

Orientation to other people:

  • ESTJ: Defends conformity. Other people are viewed as potential buddies as long as they behave. (Nope. She’s not very friendly and therefore definitely don’t see others as “potential buddies”.)
  • ISTP: Evades. IS_P’s have little interest in other people.
  • ENTJ: Prepares case. Strong ENT’s are focused on convincing others of their theory, using reason as the primary tool. (She’s a great voice of reason, and convincing others is one of her strong points.)

Orientation to ideas:

  • ESTJ: All SJ’s have a strong preference for acceptable ideas that fit within an existing structure. SJ’s are best at applying others’ theories or doing the research that builds incrementally on an existing theory.
  • ISTP: All SP’s have a strong preference for original solutions that work in the here and now. Someone else can come along behind them, fitting the solutions into a theory. Or not. The SP doesn’t care.
  • ENTJ: All NT’s have a strong preference for original ideas organized into coherent structures. (Closest option, I think. I might go over this one again.)

Preferred problem to solve:

  • ESTJ: Deal-maker: negotiates over concrete issues. (She doesn’t negotiate; either she stands her ground or completely changes it.)
  • ISTP: “Why doesn’t the widget work?” (I’m not really sure what this means.)
  • ENTJ: Discovering an overarching intellectual theory that works for others; then strategizing how to sell it. (Another closest option.)

Management strength:

  • ESTJ: Maintaining order, continuity, and tradition within a group.
  • ISTP: Excellent at tackling emergencies. Tend to offer flexibility to employees. (Franziska values her flexibility. She’s quick to think on her feet, and in emergencies she’s even quicker.)
  • ENTJ: Selling innovative ideas; empowering others; making the tough decisions.

Management weakness: 

  • ESTJ: Faced with new ideas, can become inflexible and judgmental. Misses trends and opportunities. Demands conformity as a moral good.
  • ISTP: Space needs may seem invasive to others. Threatened by lack of flexibility. May seem insensitive. (THIS. So much. Remember that one time she ordered a surprise search at Acro’s room. Invasive and insensitive. And as mentioned, she values her flexibility. She doesn’t like anything that can potentially hinder her.)
  • ENTJ: Subordinates may feel invaded, steamrollered, and left with inadequate guidance. The ENTJ can also come across as ruthless and disloyal.

Communication strength:

  • ESTJ: Friendliness. (That’s… so far from Franziska, literally.)
  • ISTP: Wit under fire. (Closest option.)
  • ENTJ: Inspiration. (I don’t think Franziska is the type who goes around giving inspiring or encouraging pep talks.)

Communication weakness:

  • ESTJ: Folksiness; difficulty adapting to situations in which everyone isn’t of the same mind.
  • ISTP: Tend to be overprepared or underprepared. (Overprepared, most of the time.)
  • ENTJ: Can leave listeners feeling hornswoggled and bemused. (What the fuck does hornswoggled even mean.)


  • ESTJ: All SJ’s want predictable rewards for behavior that conforms to expectations. Special rewards for exceptional effort irritate them just as much as missing a scheduled promotion.
  • ISTP: All SP’s want more access to the resources they use for their tinkering. Ordinary rewards like money and fame are valued largely for what they translate to in access to tools.
  • ENTJ: All NT’s want applause for performing impossible intellectual backflips. Scheduled promotions, atta-boys for making nice, and empty warmth annoy them. (This, without a doubt.)


ESTJ: 1/12

ISTP: 7/12

ENTJ: 4/12


Again, I did my best to be unbiased, and it seems between the three of them ISTP prevails. Again. Unless there are other types that threaten it, Franziska is an ISTP.

2014.09.10     +1
Franziska as ISTP
  • typically have strong powers of reasoning
  • are usually fearless
  • do not believe in or follow rules and regulations, as this would prohibit their ability to “do their own thing”
  • prone to becoming bored rather quickly
  • Although they do not respect the rules of the “System”, they follow their own rules and guidelines for behavior faithfully.
  • ISTPs are extremely loyal and faithful to their “brothers”
  • They like to be up and about, doing things. They are not people to sit behind a desk all day and do long-range planning.
  • They do not pay attention to their own feelings, and even distrust them and try to ignore them, because they have difficulty distinguishing between emotional reactions and value judgments.
  • An ISTP who is over-stressed may exhibit rash emotional outbursts of anger, or on the other extreme may be overwhelmed by emotions and feelings which they feel compelled to share with people (often inappropriately).
  •  judge themself by their inability to perform some task

Conclusion: Evidence shows that Franziska can also be an ISTP, and fit quite perfectly in the characteristics listed above.

So this is just a matter of deciding if she’s an Introvert or an Extrovert, and Judging or Perceiving.

I firmly believe that Franziska is an introvert in the sense that she’s very concise and efficient in her speech. She doesn’t beat around the bush, she says what she wants, regardless of what the other person might feel. She also talks less.

Introverts can be very good leaders; Satsuki Kiryuin is an introvert yet she makes a great and efficient leader. I believe Franziska is also an example of that.

Franziska is Perceiving rather than Judging since she’s a very flexible and adaptable type of person. I think she likes to keep her options open and not stick to one thing since it restricts/restrains her and she hates that.

Again, I might be wrong, but with this I’m going with ISTP for Franziska. (No, I’m not biased. Maybe. Who knows.) Feel free to challenge this, though.

Franziska von Karma (ISTP vs ESTJ)

Okay, I’m gonna try to be as impartial as possible, considering I’m ISTP and I want her to be ISTP as well. Let’s go.

  • workaholics and passionate about their careers/jobs.
  • high standards for everything
  • like to aim for the impossible because it CAN be done.
  • They honor traditions and laws, and have a clear set of standards and beliefs.
  •  They expect the same of others, and have no patience or understanding of individuals who do not value these systems.
  • They are self-confident and aggressive.
  • They can sometimes be very demanding and critical, because they have such strongly held beliefs, and are likely to express themselves without reserve if they feel someone isn’t meeting their standards.
  • extremely straight-forward and honest.
  • when under stress they have a hard time putting their feelings into words and communicating them to others.

Source (2)

Conclusion: As hard as it is for me to accept, Franziska is a strong ESTJ.

I’ll make a separate post for the ISTP part.

Iris (ISFP vs ISFJ)


  • they are loyal and dedicated to people and organisations, and they take their responsibilities very seriously.
  • ISFJs are deep and caring with strong values and these will be held privately until the ISFJ allows people in.
  • She worries constantly about pleasing others, especially family, and she has trouble saying no.
  • she just accepts everything as it is.
  • An ISFJ may try to meet the role that family, friends or society requires of them.
  • Usually ISFJs are pretty well in tune with others’ emotionsand have a hard time hurting others’ feelings or bothering them.


  • Harmony and respect for values are important to them and if trust is broken the ISFP will walk quietly away, no fuss, but stubbornly refusing to engage again.
  • The ISFP is a person of few words, intensely loyal to friends and family and the causes for which they stand - although this manifests itself much more in deeds than in words, as they are very private.
  • they’ll probably appear present orientated, more easy going, fun loving, go with the flow, more kinaesthetically skiled, less organised and work orientated (inferior Te) and less verbally articulate than ISFJs.
  • "Introverted Feeling [ISFP] types focus on what is good in others, so they tend to downplay others’ faults, often forgiving them for slights or minor hurtful behavior.”

Conclusion: It’s hard to decide, but I think I’m going for ISFJ for Iris, as shown above. My decision can change though, or maybe she’s ISFX. Possibly needs more research.


Adrian Andrews (ISTJ vs INTJ)
  • Reviewing past experiences; “what is” evoking “what was”; seeking detailed information and links to what is known; recalling stored impressions; accumulating data; recognizing the way things have always been. Remembering the last time you wore a particular item or the last time you were at a similar event—maybe even remembering how you felt then. (x)
  • Because of their intense focus ISTJs may be seen as slightly detached, cold and impersonal, possibly even as uncaring. This is not deliberate but it can alienate those trying to get close or get to know them.
  • Deep and private ISTJs will tend to keep their feelings to themselves and until they have the measure of people will be unlikely to proactively share their feelings. Too much interaction sucks their energies.
  • ISTJs like people to stick to agreements and commitments and may not understand that this is human nature, not human deficiency as they themselves take such commitments incredibly seriously.
  • ISTJs prefer to keep themselves to themselves and so in conflict situations they will struggle with overt conflict, ie with someone who wants to engage verbally. They are fine with more formal conflict.


Conclusion: Adrian is ISTJ. She’s fact-driven and very logical, she makes a great manager (as seen in 2-4). She’s a strong ISTJ.

AJ era Ema Skye MBTI (INTJ vs INTP)
  • Since INTJs extravert their Thinking (Te), an outsider quickly encounters their rational nature.
  • INTJs are articulate, measured, and direct in their speech.
  • They see themselves as strong debaters and are undeterred in challenging those making dubious assertions about truth. It pains them to allow untruth to go unchallenged.
  • INTJs’ Se is drawn to Te information—physical systems, structures, processes, etc.
  • Since both Ni and Te work convergently, INTJs are natural problem solvers. This is why they make excellent troubleshooters, consultants, analysts, mathematicians, physicians, and scientists.
  • If someone wants a firm opinion or direct advice about a complex issue, they are far more likely to get it from an INTJ than from an INTP.

Conclusion: Ema is an INTJ. (This probably isn’t entirely accurate so I should replay AJ, but from what I remember Ema is a little aggressive. I might be wrong.)



  • reached for the last snack item at the same time au
  • accidentally ‘borrowed’ their towel at their gym au
  • saw their number graffitied on a toilet stall au
  • "which asshole hasn’t returned the dvd i want yet" au
  • parents signed them up for the same shitty art/science program au
  • met on omegle au
  • thirst follow au
  • mail keeps coming to the wrong address au
  • "you know you’re singing to your headphones out loud, right" au
  • beat the crap out of each other in online multiplayer au
  • worked really well together in online co-op au
  • "i think your dog likes my dog" au
  • kissed them as a distraction while stealing their wallet au

When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn’t that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows.

But it also devours.

—Carver, Raymond. Late Fragment.
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