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), Coven, and Witches.

Alignment Role Name
Description Notes
Town Investigative Investigator (Invest, Inv) Investigate one person each night for a clue to their role.
Watch one person at night to see who visits them.
Receive a vision every night. DLC only
Check one person each night for suspicious activity.
Spy See who the Mafia and Coven visit, and "bug" houses to see all targeted actions against them.
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
Check for Vampires each night.
Decide if you will go on alert and kill anyone who visits you. Unique
(Vig, Vigi)
Choose to take justice into your own hands and shoot someone.
Town Protective Bodyguard
Protect one person from death each night.
Heal one person each night, preventing them from dying.
Protect one person during the night. DLC only
You may set up a Trap at another player's house. DLC only
Town Support Escort
Distract someone each night.
Mayor Gain 3 votes when you reveal yourself as Mayor. Unique
Speak with dead players at night.
(Ret, Retri)
You may revive a dead Town member once per game. Unique
Choose two people to transport at night.

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
Mafia Deception Disguiser
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.
You may sneak into a players house at night and plant a memory. DLC only
(Jan, Jani)
Choose a dying person to clean each night.
Mafia Killing Ambusher
You may choose to lie in wait outside your target's house. DLC only


Kill someone each night. Unique
Carry out the Godfather's orders. Unique
Mafia Support Blackmailer
(BM, BMer)
Choose one person each night to blackmail.
Check one person for their exact role each night.
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 (Amne,Amnes) Remember who you were by selecting a graveyard role.
Guardian Angel
Keep your target alive. DLC only
Put on a bulletproof vest at night, protecting yourself from attacks.
Neutral Chaos Pirate
Choose a player to plunder each night. DLC only


You may choose to infect a player with the Plague each night. DLC only


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


Convert others to Vampires at night.
Neutral Evil Executioner
Trick the Town into lynching your target.
Trick the Town into voting against you.
Witch Control someone each night. Unavailable in the
Coven DLC
Neutral Killing Arsonist
Douse someone in gasoline or ignite all doused targets.
You may choose to attack a player on Full Moon nights. You gain new powers with each kill. DLC only


Serial Killer
Kill someone each night.
Transform into a Werewolf during the Full Moon. Unique

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
Coven Evil Coven Leader
You may choose to Control someone each night. DLC only


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


You may choose to Stone Gaze all visitors at night. DLC only


You may reanimate a dead player and use their ability on a player. DLC only


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


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


Upcoming Roles

Release status: Public Test Realm | Confirmed | Mentioned

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