Alignment: Any
Role Type: Support, Multipurpose
Choice: Night

The Role

The Inventor is able to “invent” various gadgets to give other players, granting them one-shot powers. The possible inventions present in a game will be specified by the Moderator when receiving information about the role via email, but may include such things as a one-shot kill, one-shot investigation, one-shot bulletproof, etc.

Inventors cannot use their own gadgets.

In Use

Player A: Inventor
Player B: Townie

Night One: Player A invents a bulletproof vest to send to Player B.

Night Two: Player B is now 1x Bulletproof. The first Night kill aimed at Player B will no longer go through.
Player A invents another power ability and hands it off to a different player.

The Email

You are [insert character name], a [insert alliance] Inventor.


  • During each Night, you are able to invent an item to give to another player. Each item you invent comes with a one-shot power for the targeted player to use. The items you can invent in this game include [insert items and powers here]. You cannot use your inventions yourself. In order to use this ability, please submit the Night Action form stating which item you would like to invent and who you would like to give that item to.

Win condition:

  • You win if all threats to the [insert alliance] are eliminated and at least one [insert alliance]-aligned player is alive.

Previously Used

The Inventor role was previously used in the Grisha, ADSOM, and BYOC2 editions.