Dipper Pines is the 12-year-old twin brother of Mabel Pines . Intelligent, he is armed with the book marked 3 he found which helps him with the mystery of the day. An adventurer, Dipper has trouble sitting still and is always looking for
the next riddle to solve. His attention to detail seems to be helpful when solving mysteries, but others question his credibility because of his jealousness. He is considered to be intelligent beyond his years and cannot wait to grow up and become a man. His refusal to sit still when there are puzzles to be solved leaves him restless in everyday situations. As someone who is portrayed as goal-oriented and rooted in the details, he sometimes over thinks situations and obsessively makes lists. It is revealed in one of the episodes that Dipper has a crush on Wendy; it is also revealed that he likes"girl pop-music". He got his nickname from a birthmark on his forehead that is shaped like the Big Dipper. He secretly wishes he had the name "Tyrone."