Framer

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Framer
Affiliation Mafia
Summary A skilled forger working for organized crime
Goal Kill off the Town and everyone else who would oppose you.
Details
Has Night Ability? Yes
Abilities Frame one player each night
Categories Mafia Deception
Investigation Results
Sheriff Mafia
When Immune to Detection:
Not Suspicious
Investigator
Trespassing.
When Immune to Detection:
No crime.

Overview

The Framer is a particularly powerful role capable of discrediting Sheriffs or Investigators as well as being capable of deceiving the Town into lynching a Town member.

A Framer is capable of framing a player at night. If a Sheriff investigates your target, he will appear as "a member of the Mafia" or a living Neutral Evil roles. If an Investigator investigates your target, it will have a random crime, that you gave to it.

Strategy

  • Do not frame players already cleared by Sheriffs or Investigators as they will not be checked again. If they are checked again, it may prematurely give away your presence in the game, thus rendering you much less effective.
  • It is not uncommon for player's roles to come into question during a trial, these players are the most likely to be checked the following night and should consequently be framed.
  • Once a player has been successfully framed and lynched the Mafia then has a pseudo-control over the Sheriff, as the Town’s trust for them would have dwindled significantly; this is particularly evident if a Framer has been selected at random.
  • The Framer may appear as not suspicious to the Sheriff and Investigator (depending on the settings) so this can allow him to draw a little more attention to himself or even pretend to be Jester.
  • If the Framer is not immune to detection, then a possible strategy can be to claim being Framed if a Sheriff or Investigator has investigated you, or you could pretend to be a Jester. You may have more luck acting as a Jester, as the Town may find it hard to believe that you were framed, and if it's the only lead they have, they are likely to lynch you if they do not think you are a Jester.

Options

  • Becomes Mafioso if alone - (Default: On)
  • Immune to detection - (Default: Off)

Notes

  • When immune to detection a Framer will show up as a Citizen to an Investigator, potentially revealing the Framer to be Mafia if there are no Citizens in the game.
    • When immune to detection a Framer will show up as inactive to Detectives, unless the Detective's "Ignore detection immunity" option is enabled.
  • Investigators that investigate a framed player will see them with a random crime, that you gave to the player.
Roles
Town Bodyguard, Bus Driver, Citizen, Coroner, Crier, Detective, Doctor, Escort, Investigator, Jailor, Lookout, Marshall, Mason, Mason Leader, Mayor, Sheriff, Spy, Stump, Veteran, Vigilante
Mafia Agent, Beguiler, Blackmailer, Consigliere, Consort, Disguiser, Framer, Godfather, Janitor, Kidnapper, Mafioso
Triad Administrator, Deceiver, Dragon Head, Enforcer, Forger, Incense Master, Informant, Interrogator, Liaison, Silencer, Vanguard
Neutral Amnesiac, Arsonist, Auditor, Cultist, Executioner, Jester, Judge, Mass Murderer, Scumbag, Serial Killer, Survivor, Witch, Witch Doctor