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There are currently 33 roles in Town of Salem, separated into 3 categories: Town, Mafia, and Neutral . These include 7 unique roles.

Users who own Town of Salem - The Coven have 49 roles to play with, 18 which are unique. This expansion includes the new Coven faction.

The official roles list provided by BlankMediaGames can be found here.

The official sub-forum for role suggestion can be found here.

Town Roles

The Town roles each have one goal: "Lynch every criminal and evildoer." Those evildoers include the Mafia, Neutral Killing, Neutral Chaos, Coven, and Witches.

Alignment Role Name
(abbreviation)
Description Notes
Town Investigative Investigator (Invest,Inv) Investigate one person each night for a clue to their role.
Lookout
(LO)
Watch one person at night to see who visits them.
Psychic
(Psy)
Receive a vision every night. DLC only
Sheriff
(Sher,SH)
Check one person each night for suspicious activity.
Spy Listen in on the Mafia at night, and hear whispers.
Tracker
(Track)
Track one person at night to see who they visit. DLC only
Town Killing Jailor You may choose one person during the day to jail for the night. Unique
Vampire Hunter
(VH)
Check for Vampires each night.
Veteran
(Vet)
Decide if you will go on alert and kill anyone who visits you. Unique
Vigilante
(Vig,Vigi)
Choose to take justice into your own hands and shoot someone.
Town Protective Bodyguard
(BG)
Protect one person from death each night.
Doctor
(Doc,Dr)
Heal one person each night, preventing them from dying.
Crusader
(Crus)
Protect one person during the night. DLC only
Trapper
(Trap)
You may set up a Trap at another player's house. DLC only
Town Support Escort
(Esc)
Distract someone each night.
Mayor Gain 3 votes when you reveal yourself as Mayor. Unique
Medium
(Med)
Speak with all dead people at night.
Retributionist
(Ret,Retri)
You may revive a dead town member. Unique
Transporter
(Trans)
Choose two people to transport at night.

Mafia Roles

The Mafia all share a common goal: "Kill all who will not submit to the Mafia." These include any members of the Town, any members of the Coven, any Neutral Killings, and any Neutral Chaos roles.

Alignment Role Name (abbreviation) Description Notes
Mafia Deception Disguiser
(Dis,Disg)
Choose a target to disguise yourself as.
Forger Choose a person and rewrite their last will at night.
Framer Choose one person to frame each night.
Hypnotist
(Hypno)
You may sneak into a players house at night and plant a memory. DLC only
Janitor
(Jan,Jani)
Choose a dying person to clean each night.
Mafia Killing Ambusher
(Amb)
You may choose lie in wait outside your targets house. DLC only



Unique

Godfather
(GF)
Kill someone each night. Unique
Mafioso
(Maf,Mafio)
Carry out the Godfather's orders. Unique
Mafia Support Blackmailer
(BM,BMer)
Choose one person each night to blackmail.
Consigliere
(Consig)
Check one person for their exact role each night.
Consort
(Con,Cons)
Distract someone each night.

Neutral Roles

The Neutral roles each have different goals, and some of those are compatible with the goals of the other teams, meaning that some of these roles are able to win alongside them. It's worth checking the goal descriptions to see who you can potentially ally with as a Neutral.

Alignment Role Name (abbreviation) Description Notes
Neutral Benign Amnesiac (Amn,Amne,Amnes) Remember who you were by selecting a graveyard role.
Guardian Angel
(GA)
Keep your target alive. DLC only
Survivor
(Surv)
Put on a bulletproof vest at night, protecting yourself from attacks.
Neutral Chaos Pirate
Choose a player to plunder each night. DLC only



Unique

Plaguebearer
(Plag)
You may choose to infect a player with the Plague each night. DLC only



Unique

Pestilence
(Pest)
You may choose to Rampage at a player's house each night. DLC only



Unique

Vampire
(Vamp)
Convert others to Vampires at night.
Neutral Evil Executioner
(Exe,Exec)
Trick the Town into lynching your target.
Jester
(Jest)
Trick the Town into voting against you.
Witch Control someone each night. Unavailable in
Coven expansion
Neutral Killing Arsonist
(Arso,Arson)
Douse someone in gasoline or ignite all doused targets.
Juggernaut
(Jugg)
You may choose to attack a player on Full Moon nights. DLC only



Unique

Serial Killer
(SK)
Kill someone each night.
Werewolf
(WW,Were)
Transform into a Werewolf during the Full Moon. Unique

Coven Roles

Alignment Role Name (abbreviation) Description Notes
Coven Evil Coven Leader
(CL)
You may choose to Control someone each night. DLC only



Unique

Hex Master
(Hex, HM)
You may choose to hex a player each night. DLC only



Unique

Medusa
(Medu)
You may choose to Stone Gaze all visitors at night. DLC only



Unique

Necromancer
(Nec,Necro)
You may reanimate a dead player and use their ability on a player. DLC only



Unique

Poisoner
You may choose to poison a player each night. DLC only



Unique

Potion Master
(PM, PMer)
You may choose to use a potion on a player each night. DLC only



Unique

Upcoming Roles

Release status: Public Test Realm | Confirmed | Mentioned

Role Alignment/Category Role Name Status

Notes

  • People often type out their role's in-game description to prove their innocence. This is not cheating, but looked down upon.[1][2][3][4] This strategy has been nullified, as BlankMediaGames has made all role cards visible from inside the game.
  • Becoming a certain role is entirely up to chance, depending on the list of your game mode. Scrolls allow you to increase or decrease these chances.
  • The ideas for the Forger and Vampire roles were originally suggested by the community.[5]

References

  1. https://twitter.com/townofsalemgame/status/627547035483267073
  2. https://twitter.com/townofsalemgame/status/634162252497612800
  3. https://twitter.com/townofsalemgame/status/633682083907432448
  4. https://twitter.com/townofsalemgame/status/632218064730263552
  5. https://twitter.com/townofsalemgame/status/632953519612362753
Roles

Start a Discussion Discussions about Roles

  • Seer ( Town Investigative )

    15 messages
    • Gawd... Looking at the chat moderator tags... Realise that she doesn't has the power ''facepalm''
    • LOL i thought this was done too xDD
  • Spy role update

    5 messages
    • This is a temperary change, BMG is working on a true rework of the spy.
    • KarpToEndAllKarps wrote:This is a temperary change, BMG is working on a true rework of the spy. ^^ It'll be great, just have patience.

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