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A Unique Role is a role that is limited to 1 player per game. For most of them, there can never be two in one game; the Godfather and Mafioso can be inherited, but even for those, only one of each can be alive at once. Currently, there are 17 Unique Roles.

Most Unique Roles have abilities which would cause gameplay issues if there was more than one player with the same role. For instance, a Jailor jailing another Jailor would cause nonsensical results. Other Unique Roles have too powerful abilities and would upset game balance if there was more than one. The Veteran and Werewolf have these kind of abilities. Lastly, some Unique Roles only make practical sense if they are unique. The Mayor and the Godfather are prime examples. An Amnesiac can remember unique Mafia roles, unique Neutral roles, and all Coven roles, however, they cannot remember unique Town roles. This is because if an Amnesiac becomes a Unique Role while a Retributionist resurrected the same person, there would be two living players with that role and therefore would upset the whole point of a Unique Role.

Unique Roles mainly only consist of support and killing roles. There are two Town Supports that are Unique Roles, two Town Killing, all Mafia Killing, two Neutral Chaos, two Neutral Killing, and six (all) Coven roles are unique. Since Plaguebearer is a Unique Role, Pestilence is also an Unique Role. If an Amnesiac tries to remember that they were Pestilence, they will become a Plaguebearer first, but they will turn into a Pestilence as everyone is already infected.

Interestingly, the Coven is the only alignment of only unique roles. The Ambusher, Juggernaut, Plaguebearer/Pestilence, Pirate and all Coven roles are only playable in the Coven expansion.

List of Unique RolesEdit

TownEdit

Role Name Role Alignment/Category Role Description
Jailor Town Killing Choose one person to jail each night. You can choose to execute them, dealing an Unstoppable attack.
Mayor Town Support Gain 3 votes when you reveal yourself as the Mayor, but lose the ability to be healed by a Doctor.
Retributionist Town Support You may revive a dead Townie once.
Veteran Town Killing Decide if you will go on alert and deal a Powerful attack to all your visitors.

MafiaEdit

Role Name Role Alignment/Category Role Description
Godfather Mafia Killing Kill someone each night.
Mafioso Mafia Killing Carry out the Godfather's orders.
Ambusher Mafia Killing You may choose to lie in wait outside your target's house.

NeutralEdit

Role Name Role Alignment/Category Role Description
Juggernaut Neutral Killing Gets stronger with each kill.
Plaguebearer Neutral Chaos You may choose to infect a player with the Plague each night.
Pestilence Neutral Chaos You may choose to rampage at someone's house each night, dealing a Powerful attack. You will also deal a Powerful attack to all of your visitors.
Pirate Neutral Chaos You may choose to duel a player at night.
Werewolf Neutral Killing Go on a rampage at somebody's house every Full Moon, dealing a Powerful attack to your target and their visitors.

CovenEdit

Role Name

Role Alignment/Category

Role Decription
Coven Leader Coven Evil Control someone to use their ability on another player.
Necromancer Coven Evil Reanimate a dead player to use their ability on your target.
Medusa Coven Evil Turn all players who visit you to stone, hiding their roles and last wills from all players.
Potion Master Coven Evil Use a variety of potions to heal, reveal, or attack your target.
Poisoner Coven Evil Poison a player, killing them after one day.
Hex Master Coven Evil Hex a player at night. When all non-Coven members are hexed, you deal an Unstoppable attack to all of them.

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