Archetype: The Explorer

The Explorer is an adventurer. They crave excitement and do not want to live what they consider to be an ‘ordinary life’. They are willing to break norms and push boundaries. They are risk-takers at heart.

Explorers are wanderers who are always seeking something new, sometimes at the great personal cost of not belonging anywhere.

Goal: Experience new things

Core Traits: Independent, risk-taker, courageous, curious, breaks norms

Core Motivation: To be free to do what he/she wants

Flaws: Can feel trapped in one place, can become isolated, never satisfied with the present

Well-known Explorers:

  • Jack Reacher, Moana, Captain Picard (Star Trek), Thelma & Louise, Indiana Jones

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