If you are intrigued to know about the roles in Town of Salem, you have come to the right place! We have gathered all the information that will help you in understanding the variety of roles that the game offers. Before we jump right onto the list of roles, let us first know what the game is really about.
Developed and published by indie game developer BlankMediaGames on December 15, 2014, Town of Salem is an online multiplayer social deduction game, which was initially available only as a web browser free-to-play game. In 2018, the game was released for mobile iOS and android platforms. With over 5 million registered members as of June 2017, the Town of Salem is said to be the largest online version of the popular social deduction party game Werewolf.
The game revolves around the concept of strategically eliminating one of the two groups that the players are divided into, i.e. 1) informed minority & 2) uninformed majority. Both the groups aim at taking control over the town by removing the other group while simultaneously accomplishing tasks assigned to them. The number of players in the game ranges from 7-15.
How are the roles assigned in the Town of Salem?
Now that you know the plot of the game, let us get onto knowing more about the roles in the Town of Salem. In the game, Town of Salem there are more than 30 unique roles, which are divided into:-
- Town roles (God Guys)
- Mafia roles
- Neutral roles and,
- Coven roles. .
Want to know how are these roles are assigned? Before the game begins, all the players are put into a lobby by the host to select what roles are to be chosen for the game. Then the roles are assigned randomly from the list of chosen roles.
Roles in Town of Salem
Your tasks and abilities vary depending upon the role you get to play, which are randomly assigned to you at the time of play!
|Town (Protective)||Bodyguard||Protect one person from death each night.|
|Town (Protective)||Doctor||Heal one person each night, preventing them from dying.|
|Town (Support)||Escort||Distract someone each night.|
|Town (Investigative)||Investigator||Investigate one person each night for a clue to their role.|
|Town (Killing)||Jailor||You may choose one person during the day to jail for the night.|
|Town (Investigative)||Lookout||Watch one person at night to see who visits them.|
|Town (Support)||Mayor||You may reveal yourself as the Mayor of the Town.|
|Town (Support)||Medium||Speak with a living person at night once per game after you have died.|
|Town (Support)||Retributionist||You may raise a dead Town member and use their ability on a player.|
|Town (Investigative)||Sheriff||Check one person each night for suspicious activity.|
|Town (Investigative)||Spy||You may bug a player’s house to see what happens to them that night.|
|Town (Support)||Transporter||Choose two people to transport at night.|
|Town (Killing)||Vampire Hunter||Check for Vampires each night.|
|Town (Killing)||Veteran||Decide if you will go on alert.|
|Town (Killing)||Vigilante||Choose to take justice into your own hands and shoot someone.|
|Town (Protective)||Crusader||Protect one person during the night.|
|Town (Investigative)||Tracker||Track one person at night to see who they visit|
|Town (Protective)||Trapper||You may set up a Trap at another players house|
|Town (Investigative)||Psychic||Receive a vision every night|
|Mafia (Support)||Blackmailer||Choose one person each night to blackmail.|
|Mafia (Support)||Consigliere||Check one person for their exact role each night.|
|Mafia (Support)||Consort||Distract someone each night|
|Mafia (Deception||Disguiser||Choose a target to disguise yourself as.|
|Mafia (Deception)||Forger||Choose a person and rewrite their last will at night.|
|Mafia (Deception)||Framer||Choose someone to frame at night.|
|Mafia (Killing)||Godfather||Kill someone each night|
|Mafia (Deception)||Janitor||Choose a person to clean at night.|
|Mafia (Killing)||Mafioso||Carry out the Godfather’s orders.|
|Mafia (Deception)||Hypnotist||You may sneak into a player’s house at night and plant a memory.|
|Mafia (Support)||Ambusher||You may choose to lie in wait outside your target’s house.|
|Neutral (Benign)||Amnesiac||Remember who you were by selecting a graveyard role.|
|Neutral (Killing)||Arsonist||Douse someone in gasoline or ignite all doused targets.|
|Neutral (Evil)||Executioner||Trick the Town into lynching your target.|
|Neutral (Benign)||GuardianAngel||You will win if your target lives|
|Neutral (Evil)||Jester||Trick the Town into voting against you.|
|Neutral (Killing)||Juggernaut||You may choose to attack a player on full moon nights.|
|Neutral (Chaos)||Pirate||Choose a player to plunder each night.|
|Neutral (Chaos)||Plaguebearer||You may choose to infect a player with the Plague each night|
|Neutral (Killing)||Serial Killer||Kill someone each night.|
|Neutral (Benign)||Survivor||Put on a bulletproof vest at night, protecting you from attacks|
|Neutral (Chaos)||Vampire||Convert others to Vampires at night.|
|Neutral (Killing)||Werewolf||Transform into a Werewolf during the full moon.|
|Neutral (Evil)||Witch||Control someone each night.|
|Coven||Coven Leader||You may choose to Control someone each night.|
|Coven||Potion Master||You may choose to use a potion on a player each night.|
|Coven||Hex Master||You may choose to Hex a player each night.|
|Coven||Necromancer||You may reanimate a dead player and use their ability on a player.|
|Coven||Poisoner||You may choose to poison a player each night.|
|Coven||Medusa||You may choose to Stone Gaze all visitors at night.|
In conclusion, Town of Salem makes for an impressive and interesting game as it offers over 30 roles to the players. The roles are randomly assigned to all the players which makes it even more exciting to play the game every time!
Happy gaming! 🙂