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 (except Pirate), the Coven, and Witches.

Alignment Role Name
(abbreviation)
Description Notes Icon
Town Investigative Investigator (Invest, Inv) Investigate one person each night for a clue to their role.
RoleIcon Investigator.png
Lookout
(LO)
Watch one person at night to see who visits them.
RoleIcon Lookout.png
Psychic
(Psy)
Receive a vision every night. DLC only
RoleIcon Psychic.png
Sheriff
(Sher)
Check one person each night for suspicious activity.
RoleIcon Sheriff.png
Spy See who the Mafia and Coven visit, and "bug" houses to see all targeted actions against them.
RoleIcon Spy.png
Tracker
Track one person at night to see who they visit. DLC only
RoleIcon Tracker.png
Town Killing Jailor You may choose one person during the day to jail for the night. Unique
RoleIcon Jailor.png
Vampire Hunter
(VH)
Check for Vampires each night.
RoleIcon VampireHunter.png
Veteran
(Vet)
Decide if you will go on alert and kill anyone who visits you. Unique
RoleIcon Veteran.png
Vigilante
(Vig, Vigi)
Choose to take justice into your own hands and shoot someone.
RoleIcon Vigilante.png
Town Protective Bodyguard
(BG)
Protect one person from death each night.
RoleIcon Bodyguard.png
Doctor
(Doc)
Heal one person each night, preventing them from dying.
RoleIcon Doctor 1.png
Crusader
(Crus)
Protect one person during the night. DLC only
RoleIcon Crusader.png
Trapper
(Trap)
You may set up a Trap at another player's house. DLC only
RoleIcon Trapper.png
Town Support Escort
(Esc)
Distract someone each night.
RoleIcon Escort.png
Mayor Gain 3 votes when you reveal yourself as Mayor. Unique
RoleIcon Mayor.png
Medium
(Med)
Speak with dead players at night.
RoleIcon Medium.png
Retributionist
(Ret, Retri)
You may raise a dead Town member and use their ability on a player. Unique
RoleIcon Retributionist.png
Transporter
(Trans)
Choose two people to transport at night.
RoleIcon Transporter.png

Mafia Roles

The Mafia all share a common goal: "Kill anyone 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, minus the Pirate.

Alignment Role Name (abbreviation) Description Notes Icon
Mafia Deception Disguiser
(Disg)
Choose a target to disguise yourself as.
RoleIcon Disguiser.png
Forger Choose a person and rewrite their last will at night.
RoleIcon Forger.png
Framer Choose one person to frame each night.
RoleIcon Framer.png
Hypnotist
(Hypno)
You may sneak into a players house at night and plant a memory.
RoleIcon Hypnotist.png
Janitor
(Jan, Jani)
Choose a dying person to clean each night.
RoleIcon Janitor.png
Mafia Killing Ambusher
(Amb)
You may choose to lie in wait outside your target's house. Unique
RoleIcon Ambusher.png
Godfather
(GF)
Kill someone each night. Unique
RoleIcon Godfather.png
Mafioso
Carry out the Godfather's orders. Unique
RoleIcon Mafioso.png
Mafia Support Blackmailer
(BM, BMer)
Choose one person each night to blackmail.
RoleIcon Blackmailer.png
Consigliere
(Consig)
Check one person for their exact role each night.
RoleIcon Consigliere.png
Consort
(Cons)
Distract someone each night.
RoleIcon Consort.png

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 Icon
Neutral Benign Amnesiac (Amne, Amnes) Remember who you were by selecting a graveyard role.
RoleIcon Amnesiac.png
Guardian Angel
(GA)
Keep your target alive. DLC only
RoleIcon GuardianAngel.png
Survivor
(Surv)
Put on a bulletproof vest at night, protecting yourself from attacks.
RoleIcon Survivor.png
Neutral Chaos Pirate
Choose a player to plunder each night. DLC only
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Unique
RoleIcon Pirate.png
Plaguebearer
(PB)
You may choose to infect a player with the Plague each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon PlagueBearer 1.png
Pestilence
(Pest, Pesti)
You may choose to Rampage at a player's house each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon PlagueBearer 2.png
Vampire
(Vamp)
Convert others to Vampires at night.
RoleIcon Vampire.png
Neutral Evil Executioner
(Exe)
Trick the Town into lynching your target.
RoleIcon Executioner.png
Jester
(Jest)
Trick the Town into voting against you.
RoleIcon Jester.png
Witch Control someone each night. Unavailable in the
Coven DLC
RoleIcon Witch.png
Neutral Killing Arsonist
(Arso)
Douse someone in gasoline or ignite all doused targets.
RoleIcon Arsonist 1.png
Juggernaut
(Jugg)
You may choose to attack a player on Full Moon nights. You gain new powers with each kill. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon Juggernaut.png
Serial Killer
(SK)
Kill someone each night.
RoleIcon SerialKiller.png
Werewolf
(WW)
Transform into a Werewolf during the Full Moon. Unique
RoleIcon Werewolf.png

Coven Roles

The Coven, similar to the Mafia, share a common goal: "Kill all those who would oppose the Coven." This includes members of the Town, Mafia, all Neutral Killing, Vampires, the Plaguebearer, and Pestilence.

Alignment Role Name (abbreviation) Description Notes Icon
Coven Evil Coven Leader
(CL)
You may choose to Control someone each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon CovenLeader.png
Hex Master
(HM, Hex)
You may choose to hex a player each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon HexMaster.png
Medusa
You may choose to Stone Gaze all visitors at night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon Medusa.png
Necromancer
(Necro)
You may reanimate a dead player and use their ability on a player. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon Necromancer.png
Poisoner
(Poi)
You may choose to poison a player each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon Poisoner.png
Potion Master
(PM, PMer)
You may choose to use a potion on a player each night. DLC only
----
Unique
RoleIcon PotionMaster.png

Upcoming Roles

Release status: Public Test Realm | Confirmed | Mentioned

Role Alignment/Category Role Name Status

Notes

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