The perspective of the narrative is what matters when judging these traits. Eragon isn't considered in-universe to be flawed. Eragon has super strength, super speed, super endurance, super hearing, super vision, super magic, super mind, super learning, waking dreams, elven yet rugged face, super agility, immortality, expert hand to hand fighter, master poet, master swordsman, master of the Al, is a rider, eloquent orator, ambassador, deeply in love, a rider, an expert magical illustrator, a master bowman, has the rights of any king and queen, has the best sword the best smith ever made with additional flame gimmick, has Eldunari watching over him the whole time and guiding his decisions. To the point where Arya says this crap: " Arya was quiet for a while. “It ought to be, but it isn’t. . . . I am ashamed to be instructed in morality by one with so much less experience. Perhaps I have been too certain, too confident of my own choices" and You should be proud of what you have accomplished,” she murmured. “The child is sound and well formed. Not even our most skilled enchanters could improve on your gramarye. Eragon says this: " Pity and guilt welled up inside of Eragon; it gave him no pleasureto see Sloan reduced to such a low state. He was a broken man, stripped of everything he valued in life, including his self-delusions, and Eragon was the one who had broken him. The accomplishment left Eragon feeling soiled, as if he had done something shameful. " Despite having said this: "And while Eragon was reluctant to admit it, he enjoyed having control over a man who had often made trouble for him and also tormented him with gibes, insulting both him and his family. "