The Framer is one of the evil roles from the mystery RPG game Town of Salem. The Framer wants to frame people.


The Framer's goal is frame people and manipulate the Town people. The Framer can be useful when they are playing well.

The Framer chooses a person each night to frame them. If the Sheriff checks the Framer's target's role, they will get the result about their target is a suspicious person. And, the Framer's target will appear to be a Framer, Vampire, Jester or Hex Master to the Investigator.

The Framer can become the Mafioso when all Mafia killing roles are dead.

The Framer has no attack or defense, so they can not attack and they can be killed by everyone.

Winning Conditions

The Framer can win with the Mafia, the Witch and the Survivor. All Town roles and neutrals must die.

Investigation Results

  • Sheriff: The Sheriff will get the result about their target is suspicious.
  • Investigator: The Investigator will get the result "Your target could be a Framer, VampireJester, or Hex Master".
  • Consigliere: The Consigliere will get the result "Your target has a desire to deceive. They must be a Framer!".


There are some achievements that can be earned by perform tasks. They are the achievements that dedicated to the Framer;

  • Slander: Win 1 game.
  • Incriminate: Win 5 games.
  • Forger: Win 10 games.
  • Shift the Blame: Win 25 games.
  • That was pointless: Frame a Mafia member.
  • Whoops: Frame yourself.


"I've found evidence linking her to the Mafia!" the venerable Sheriff declared as he pointed to the confused Medium. He then pulled out a handful of crumpled notes, detailing the locations of shady out-of-town meetings at night and written in blood-red ink while starting his 'death to the Mafia' spiel. The Medium tried to defend herself to the best of her abilities, claiming that one would have to be an abject fool to think that those notes could correlate to the Mafia, but fortunately (or unfortunately, in the Medium's case), the Sheriff's years of experience led him to believe that he really had genuine info. He led the Medium's execution, and then realized as she breathed her last... she was framed. Her last will held not her words of dedication to the Mafia... just the words of the deceased townsfolk. The Framer noted the irony in the Sheriff's spiel with his fellow Mafia comrades while the rest of the town turned a blind eye to the incognito Mafia, and one of the brave citizens shouted out loud to jail and execute the Sheriff for his mistake. As the meeting for the day concluded and almost everyone went back to their homes, the Framer congratulated himself on what he had accomplished. Who knew where a few old documents could get you?
~ The Summer Solstice Writing Event provides a backstory for the Framer.



  • According to a poll, the Framer is second most hated role.


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