Shapeshifter

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The Shapeshifter is a killing wolf, which can take over the identity of the Wolfpack victim that night. To the uninformed non Wolfpack players it will look like the Shapeshifter died, while in reality the victim dies in the Shapeshifters body.


Role Attributes
Their Win Condition is the same as: Wolfpack
Alignment checks will show this role as: Wolfpack
Their Parity Contribution is towards: Wolfpack
Is their Witchcraft status reported as a witchcraft user: Yes
Is their Killer Status reported as killer: Yes
Can they be seen Visting another player with any of their abilities: Yes
Are they capable of Self-Visting: Yes
Can the ability of this role be Role-Blocked: Yes
Can the ability of this role be Redirected: Yes
Is this role Night Immune: No


The cards that could be drawn by the Novice Tarot Reader for this role are:

Novice Tarot Reader Cards
Their alignment card is: Hound
Their killer card is: Death
Their witchcraft card is: Magician


Role Text

You are a Shapeshifter, a special werewolf. Once per game you can steal the identity of a player killed by the werewolves.
Objectives
Kill all other evil factions
Gain control of lynch voting by having at least 50% of living players be wolfpack members
Special Abilities
You may act as the killing wolf for the wolfpack by selecting a player to kill at night
You may activate your Shapeshift ability once per game to swap identities with the wolfpack's kill that night

Ability Message

When you take the kill, the entire Wolfpack will receive the following message:

<YourAvatarName> will take the wolfpack kill and target <TargetAvatarName>

When you choose your shapeshifting ability, the entire Wolfpack will receive the following message:

<YourAvatarName> will assume the identity of tonight's wolfpack kill

Useful Notes

  • The Shapeshifter does self-visit when shifting, but this self-visit can only be seen by the Harlot. A Stalker cannot see the self visit.
  • If the Shapeshifter kills and Shifts the same night, they will be seen visiting their target. If they don't take the kill and only shift, they will not be seen visiting the target.
  • The shift can only be redirected by redirecting the killing wolf, which may not be the Shapeshifter.