Would the Sword of Gryffindor appear to Buffy in a time of need? Let's find out.
You might belong in Gryffindor
where dwell the brave of heart.
Their daring, nerve, and chivalry
set Gryffindors apart.
This one's a gimme. Not only is Buffy extremely brave, she's also compassionate. She is a true warrior and although sometimes stubborn, you want someone this steadfast in your corner.
You might be quick to put Xander in Hufflepuff, but he's pretty driven by glory and recognition, much like a Gryffindor. He's a lot like Ron Weasley -- a true, loving friend, but his ego leans toward the griffin instead of the badger.
Cordy in the early years might seem like a selfish Slytherin, but even toward the end of her stint on Buffy, she was becoming a selfless fighter. She's got nerve and isn't afraid to speak her mind at all, which both serves and hinders her in a fight.
Angel's brooding, but he's also a champion. He's got the right amount of heart and selfless courage to be a Gryffindor. If he really wants to shansu, he has to be gallant, right?
Whether you classify Spike as a hero or a villain, it really doesn't matter because he screams Gryffindor. When he sacrifices himself to close the Hellmouth, he's Gryffindor, and when he'll do anything for Drusilla's honor, he's still Gryffindor. Spike isn't only loyal. He likes to have a big reputation, much like James Potter.
Gunn is a great friend and protector, even in his first appearances on Angel. He's one of the best defenders you could ask for, and his courage knows no bounds. Let's not forget that he grew up as a Robin Hood type, brushing with the law to benefit others. Very Gryffindor.
You might belong in Hufflepuff
where they are just and loyal.
Those patient Hufflepuffs are true
and unafraid of toil.
Little Miss Adorable is so pure, precious, and selfless that she couldn't belong anywhere else. Tara has no selfish or hidden agenda. She's such a sweet, tender soul and would do anything to help you, but not for the glory. Tara will defend you merely because it's right.
Riley is pretty much a human G.I. Joe, which makes him seem like a shoe-in for Gryffindor. But Riley doesn't question authority very much. For the most part, he accepts his bosses and his loyal to them without hesitance. He's also not afraid to put more than his weight behind a project.
That's exactly why he's in Hufflepuff. Andrew doesn't know how to be evil for real, even when he's trying to be. He's too nice, too funny, and really too good of a friend once he redeems himself, particularly to Anya. That friendship gets me.
Unlike most of the Deathwok clan, Lorne isn't motivated by evil and disaster. He's accepting of everybody, especially humans, and he's a gentle, musical soul. Seeing through your heart when you sing is one of the most Hufflepuff things that ever did Huffle.
Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw
if you've a ready mind.
Where those of wit and learning
will always find their kind.
Dawn is quite into learning, books, and creativity. She's a Harry Potter fan herself and has expressed interest in magic, which is an intellectual and spiritual thing to do. They don't call her Watcher, Jr. for nothing!
Hot Watcher is hot, and rogue demon hunter is rogue, but at his heart, Wesley is a Ravenclaw. He's bookish and prizes knowledge above even his ambition, and he's quick-witted.
Ravenclaw is said to be the most introverted of the Houses, and Oz is the most introverted Buffy character. He has an incredibly high IQ but doesn't care about school. It's Oz's creative passion for music that lands him in Ravenclaw.
She's dark and evil, but she had insight into the future even before she became a vampire. Drusilla was spiritual as a human woman and connected to the higher powers as a supernatural creature, which makes her quite Ravenclaw.
Fred has a wide range of academic pursuits, from history to physics. Her brain and determination are her finest assets in the good fight, and she places her values on wit and intelligence.
Giles has an ambitious, dangerous streak, but the books and the information are where his treasures can be found. He's more of a nerd than he is a killer, and he'll tell you himself -- he enjoys cross-referencing.
Or perhaps in Slytherin
you'll make your real friends.
Those Slytherins use any means
to achieve their ends.
Willow's a genius, and that's the truth. But Willow is mostly concerned with power and her own agenda, much like a Slytherin. Though she tries to remedy her addiction to magic and being supreme, it's still at her core, and we know she'd go to any lengths to achieve her goals.
I'll be the first to argue that Faith is one of the good guys, but she takes some pretty dark and dastardly routes to get there. Faith craves power and acceptance, and she'll do some crazy crap to get there. Plus, if Buffy is a Gryffindor, putting Faith in Slytherin helps that whole character foil thing.
Anybody who cares this much about money is a definite Slytherin. And, I mean, there is that whole identified by vengeance thing. Up until just moments before her death, Anya places her value on the sly and ambitious, and this is how she lived for over 1,000 years. Despite a heroic demise, Anya is more of a serpent. Hiss!
This GIF pretty much sums up Darla's entire personality. She sees a goal, often a violent one, and she goes after it like nobody's business. She's incredibly cunning and quite manipulative, obvious even in the first episode of Buffy. That's a Slytherin's game.