Questions tagged [werewolv.es]

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What roles are considered power roles?

And what do you call a role such as the Lycan that's neither a vanilla nor a power role?
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What happens to your items if someone kills you with a crossbow?

Do they take your items, or do you go to the graveyard with them?
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If there's a balanced game of 18 villagers and 6 wolves, does that mean that on average, each wolf is as powerful as 3 villagers?

So for example, on average, a strategy that kills one wolf at the cost of 2 villagers would be a good strategy?
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Alchemist potion on Undead

When an Alchemist uses their non-coven potion on other factions, then a Wolfpack member will become either a normal Werewolf or a Shape Shifter, and a Village member will become either a Villager, ...
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If there are three Zealots, does that mean that if the village doesn't lynch, the Zealots will do three kills that night?

"If the village fails to lynch a player during the day, the Zealot will randomly kill someone that night."
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Has anyone ever gotten smited from a Werewolves game for reasons other than inactivity? [closed]

Was anyone smited for a reason other than inactivity?
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How should you adjust your strategy in a closed setup, compared to what it would be in an open setup?

E.g. let's say you don't know what kind of werewolves are in the game, or what roles, items, etc. exist. How should that affect your strategy?
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How do mods balance a game of Werewolves?

Do they look at win rates and adjust setups to reach a particular number (e.g. 50% village win rate), or is it based on some other assessment of strength of the two sides, and what the two sides ...
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In a standard wlf- game setup, if you're the militia, is it sound strategy to fire off a random shot on N1?

Which is better for the village -- to try to take out a wolf, perhaps an important wolf, early on, even if the shot will more likely than not hit a friendly; or to try to save the shot till there's ...
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Should players use a consistent “meta” convention for picking who to lynch on D2, in the absence of intel?

E.g. should they always lynch the first player in the list, if there are no reports from the seer, the harlot, the stalker, etc. on D2, so that the werewolves can't arbitrarily propose a target of ...
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When should the gravedigger claim?

E.g. what if he digs up a shifter, or what if he digs up someone important like the seer, etc.?
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In what kinds of situations would it be a good idea to lynch on D2?

What are some circumstances, if any, that should make it a good idea to lynch on D2 rather than holding off till when you have more information?
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When should the seer claim?

Some people favor waiting till the seer has some important intelligence (e.g. found a wolf, or checked as village someone who's about to be lynched), since that way he has more opportunity to collect ...
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When is it good for the Alphawolf to strike early in the game, and when is it good for him to wait?

The H2P says, "The Alphawolf's extra kill is generally used for two reasons: early on, to thin the village out before they have a chance to unite themselves, or when multiple village roles have ...
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What are all the runes, and what do they do?

What are the runes that have been added to the game thus far, what do they do, and do you have any tips regarding their use?
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If, on the Maple Wolf's 3rd day without killing, a Succubus redirects a MW's attack into a successful kill on a different target, will the MW die?

Or will that count as a kill for purposes of feeding him, so that he can go another three days without killing?
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When the Omegawolf attacks a target that is guarded by the Huntsman, which of the three (Omegawolf, target, Huntsman) die?

The Omegawolf usually can't be killed at night; does that apply to this situation, and what happens to the target and the Huntsman?
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Can the drunk's win condition be met even while he's still drunk?

Let's say you're a Drunk Warlock, and the coven wins while you're still drunk. Is your personal win condition met? I assume logically what would happen is, the Drunk would sober up after the win and ...
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Does the diseased affect an alpha wolf?

If the wolfpack kill the diseased, is the alpha wolf still able to enrage the following night?
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Does giving an item to someone else count as a visit?

I've been told that when you give an item to another person, that person won't know who sent it. But does giving an item to someone else count as a visit? Could a stalker or a harlot see it?
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Ankh of Retribution and Item acquisition

If player A carries the Ankh of Retribution and is killed by player B, player B dying the next night, does player A receive player B's items as per general rules of receiving the Items of somebody you ...
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WH and Banshee interaction

I was a Witch Hunter in mcw-001 and had marked the banshee as a witchcraft user before they were lynched. Later they possessed a body and the mark to kill showed on the possessed body. What happens ...
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Interaction Succubus - Undead roles

Question: how does the Succubus interact with the Necromancer and the Banshee? This question consists of two subquestions: Which ability of the Necromancer does the Succubus redirect; i.e can they ...
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Necromancer kill and Item acquisiton

Does the Necromancer's kill-revive-swap ability grant them the Items of the person they killed, like with other killing abilities?
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Interaction night immunity and role effects (non-kill)

(How) does night immunity influence whether people die due to role-related mechanics that are not characterized as a type of kill? All possible scenario's I can think of, in which the role is made ...
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Type of protection granted by Steel Armour and Wolf Pelt

What type of protection is offered by the Steel Armour and the Wolf Pelt? Do they confer protection against 'Wolf kills' only, or also against 'Witch kills', and do they offer protection to deaths ...
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How does the Abyssal Armour interact with the “Wolf kill”, “Witch kill”, and dying because of other reasons?

How does the Abyssal Armour (AA) interact with the "Wolf kill", "Witch kill", and dying because of other reasons? Alternatively, how does night immunity relate to dying because of other reasons than ...
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Invisibility Cloak unexpected interactions

In the recent ext-327 game, a Furie with an Invisibility Cloak successfully protected another Coven member at night from an Omega Wolf kill, and the Furie did not get killed whilst visiting the other ...
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When to use Restoration Potions

If you have a Restoration Potion, should you use it on the same night you use your single-use ability so that it will be refreshed for you the following night, or do you need to cast the potion on the ...
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Interaction between Messiah (role) and Ankh of Reincarnation (item)?

If a Messiah holds an Ankh of Reincarnation and uses their ability (Sacrifice), does the Messiah return after 3 days, as expected from the ability, or after one day, as expected from the Ankh of ...
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Interaction between two marking systems (WH + Demon Eye)

How does the system respond to a player having two mechanics that mark players? Is it possible? Can it differentiate between two types of marks? What if two different marks are on the same player? ...
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What happens if two players use Potion of Acquiescence on each other?

If one or both players have other items, where do the items end up? Instead of two potions it could also be a potion and a Thief, or two Thieves... I assume the items would be swapped, this seems ...
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How to determine which item/role mechanic overrules another, if they contradict each other?

There are some occasions when one Role or Item says that it will 'make x happens' and then another Role or Item says that it will 'make y happen'. An example is the Bloodletter's ability used on ...
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Blight mechanics (items and roles)

How do the Blight mechanics of the Demonlord role and the Gaunt of Blight item interact? Do they share the same pool of Blight or do they work separately?
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Does Orb of Disruption prevent using abilities on self?

If you're holding an Orb of Disruption, can you carry out an ability that targets yourself? Like a self-Protect, SS shift, a Messiah sacrifice, etc....? I would assume not, but I thought I'd ask ...
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Blocker not blocked by a Blocker, but Blocker blocked by a Blocking Item - follow up question!

As a follow up to this question, although Blockers can't be blocked by another Blocker (but they still get the block message), can Blockers be blocked by Blocking Items, such as the Disruption Orb and ...
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What would happen if role blocker blocks role blocker blocking first Role blocker

Did you make it past that heading...ok. So what would happen if a role blocker (say courtesan) tries to block another role blocker such as a dire wolf while other (DW is blocking them(court) on same ...
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Can a Puppet Master see and/or control items on Puppets?

Basically, how do items and puppets interact with each other: Does the Puppet Master receive items given to puppets? Can the Puppet Master use items held by puppets during the night? If a Puppet is ...
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In werewolv.es, will a Djinn or a Succubus be killed if visiting the same target as an Omegawolf?

According to the H2P for the Omegawolf: When the Omegawolf visits a target they will kill the target and ALL other visitors However, for the purposes of Stalker, Harlot, Insomniac, etc. reports, a ...
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What happens if two wolf kills are targeted to a huntsman's target?

If two wolves try to attack a target guarded by the Huntsman (e.g. the wolves have a Bloodthirster), what happens to the wolves killing? Would both wolves die or is it random as to who dies?
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In werewolv.es, how does the succubus interact with other coven roles with dual abilities?

In werewolv.es, some roles like the the Shaman, Harpy, Witch and Alchemist have multiple abilities. If a succubus was used to redirect these abilities, which ability will be redirected for each of ...
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Ghoul acquiring abilities

So, the h2p states if a ghoul eats a killing role, they get a night kill, and if they eat a WC role, they get a role check. What if the role falls under both? Like certain Coven roles (Witch, Warlock,...
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Night-Immune Huntsman

If a Huntsman is immune to being killed at night (with Heart of Fenrir, Abyssal Armour or some other means), what happens when they successfully guard a target from a wolf? Would they kill the ...
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In werewolv.es, how does a Harpy's shroud interact with a second-place, balanced “no lynch”?

Given a situation where there are the following votes: Loki = 7 votes; Hulk = 4 votes; "No Lynch" = 4 votes. If Loki has been shrouded by a Harpy, will there be a guaranteed "no lynch" situation (...
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In werewolv.es, can a Graverobber be recruited into the Inquisition and, if so, can the Graverobber become a Witchcraft user?

According to the H2P for the Inquisition Leader: The Inquisition Leader is not able to recruit any player who already has a night-faction (Familiar, Coven member, Undead member, Mason, Illuminati ...
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How does the Shaman Totem interact with Maple Wolves and Blood Thirsters?

Can the Maple Wolf be lured by a shaman totem, the HTP doesn't make it clear. Also, how does the lure totem work when the wolfpack have two kills due to a Blood Thirster? Do both kills get lured or ...
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Harpy stalemate

What happens when you have, say 5 village members with no killing or blocking or vote manipulation capabilities and 4 coven members where one is a harpy? Given the coven and village both play ...
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Recruitment involving Veil of Shadows

As a sort of follow up question to a previous question regarding the Veil, how would recruitment work? For example: A) An inquisition leader recruiting a village WC holding the Veil B) Any town ...
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In werewolv.es, does the Bloodthirster give the wolfpack an extra kill the night immediately following the lynch of the Bloodthirster?

Does the Bloodthirster give the wolfpack an extra kill the night immediately following the lynch of the Bloodthirster, provided that the wolfpack still has more than four wolves still remaining? The ...
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In werewolv.es does the Ring of Tenacity cancel out the Disruption Orb if both items are held by the same player?

The Ring of Tenacity states: The Ring of Tenacity prevents its bearer from being Roleblocked. Whilst the Disruption says: A Disruption Orb will roleblock anyone visiting you that is not Night ...