A male Dunce in Scribblenauts Unlimited






Analphabet, Boor, Idiot, Lamer, Loser, Moron, Nincompoop, Nickumpoop, Party Pooper, Steve (Scribblenauts only), Schmuck, Yob, Yokel, Organ Donor, Noob, Klutz, Clutz, Poster Boy

Available in

Scribblenauts, Super Scribblenauts, Scribblenauts Remix, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Scribblenauts Unmasked, Scribblenauts Showdown

A Dunce is a boy wearing a dunce cap. The dunce cap is unremovable though, as it is part of the character model. 

Female Variant

Dunce Female

A Female Dunce

The female counterpart wears a pink shirt and brown shorts. Her hair has a darker shade of brown and is styled in pigtails.

Things he or she may eat

Eats arrows, arrowheads, petroleum jelly, torpedoes, tacks, bullet, ants, battery, ink, window cleaner, bolt (both types), pellets, small rockets, spikes, nail, screw, Dynamite, hooks, bleach, caterpillar, fungicide, marbles, beads, shell (bullet), shot, shotgun blast, soap, hydrogen peroxide, every choking hazard that a baby might normally eat. It may have suicidal connections (since they are all weapons or poison).


  • If he eats Petroleum Jelly, he will explode. But in Super Scribblenauts, he will become poisoned.
  • He can eat thumbtacks without harm.
  • He'll follow Maxwell around if he is wearing a Dunce Cap.
  • In Scribblenauts Remix, he also eats ink.
  • He attacks books, and is scared of teachers, but not librarians.
  • Anybody with the "dumb" adjective and other synonyms will act like him.
  • "Noob" synonym is a term for a person that is new or annoying.
  • "Steve" may refer to Scumbag Steve, an internet meme, or "Steve", the default skin in Minecraft, which noobs often use.