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Role Description:

The Arsonist may each night prime a player and can on any night of their choice choose to ignite all primed players, killing them all at once.


This is usually a third party-aligned role. If independently aligned, the Arsonist will typically act as a Serial Killer and win by being last man standing, though an alternate win condition could be that the Arsonist must successfully kill X number of players. Some hosts may allow an Arsonist to ignite whenever, including during day phases. If the Arsonist can only ignite at night, they are usually not allowed to also prime an additional player on the same night. A 1-shot Arsonist may only ignite once. The Firefighter role may sometimes be able to protect players from being primed.

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Killing, Third Party

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Related Roles:

Serial Killer

Games containing this role:

Start Date Game Type Game Title Winning Faction Main Host Post Count
2017-01-05 Custom Turbo Automated Madness (Link) Mafia Zork 455
2015-08-31 Closed Disney Game (Link) Mafia Thingyman 15565
2016-12-01 Closed Multi ball (lolempoof) (Link) Town Visorslash 15317
2015-11-22 Semi-Open The Wild West Game (Link) Mafia stormslyde 1741
2017-03-27 Closed Video Game Universe (DailyMafia Invitational) (Link) Mafia Mafia Host 15168
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