The Deputy will become Cop and gain their investigation abilities if the Cop ever dies.
The Deputy will most often take over the Cop's role exactly as it was when the Cop died, which means that a Deputy-turned-Cop would not be able to investigate anyone if the Cop was vanillaized or if the Cop only had a limited amount of investigations that were all used up at the time of death. The Deputy may or may not be aware that they are a Deputy; Some are informed that they are a Vanilla Townie and will only find out that they were the Deputy if they ever end up taking over the Cop's duties/abilities. If the setup contains multiple Cops, the Deputy will sometimes become a Cop once the first Cop dies or in rare instances when the last Cop dies. If a host chooses the latter variant, the Deputy should not be self-aware, since you would otherwise be revealing to the Deputy that there are multiple Cops in the game. Some rare versions of the Deputy role will, upon becoming Cop, receive a list of all the former Cop's investigations. Another Deputy variant is one that must make a choice when the former Cop dies: Become a cop, or receive a list of all the former Cop's investigations.
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|Start Date||Game Type||Game Title||Winning Faction||Main Host||Post Count|
|2016-02-29||Open Other||S1/S2 Championship Exihibition Game (Link)||Town||Beck||8553|