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Playing the Red Riding Hood

Wolfy created this role, you have most likely never played it if you are new to the platform.


Her goal is to defeat the Werewolves. As long as the Hunter is alive, she is protected from Werewolf attacks.
When the wolves target the Red Riding Hood while the Hunter is alive, their vote doesn't kill.
If the Hunter dies, then the Red Riding Hood becomes similar to a Villager.

No question of bringing jam, or any other cake to your grandmother. Here your objective is to defeat the werewolves. You belong to the village camp, and as long as the hunter is alive, you are immune to werewolves attack during the night, and cannot be killed or infected by the Black Wolf.

However, if the Hunter dies, you will be the equivalent of an innocent, with no power, and the slightest attack by the werewolves could be fatal. Note also that the Red Riding Hood does not know the identity of the Hunter, and vice versa.

When you create a game and include the Red Riding Hood, the hunter is automatically included in the composition.


Take advantage of your invulnerability to put yourself in the spotlight and lead the debate. If the werewolves vote for you during the night, it's a win for innocent people for this round. Try to become a prime target, and you can even use this opportunity to run for mayor : you are the best role for that ! After all, you are sure not to be killed by werewolves and you can't be infected, as long as your protector is alive.

The Red Riding Hood can die at night

There are some exceptions to the Red Riding Hood’s invulnerability :

The Hunter got infected by the werewolves : when the Hunter is infected by the Black Wolf, it does not protect the Red Riding Hood anymore.
The Witch used her death potion on the Red Riding Hood: indeed, as Riding Hood, you are not immune to the Witch's potions.
The White Wolf attacked the Red Riding Hood: the White Wolf's attack overcomes the Red Riding Hood's protection, so if the White Wolf names the Red Riding Hood as her victim, she will die.
The Pyromancer activated its power : as a Red Riding Hood, you are not protected from the Pyromancer’s bombs.

If you are an Infected Witch, and there were no deaths during the night, you can use your death potion on the Red Riding Hood to make the village think that the Hunter is infected!

The infected Red Riding Hood

You can be infected by Werewolves if the Hunter is already dead. In this case, your role is the same as a Villager infected. Your only chance if you are suspected is your power of persuasion. You can also make the others believe that you were still protected by the Hunter when the Black Wolf infected someone…

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You can refer to these guides to learn more about Wolfy:

Playing the Hunter
Playing the Black Wolf
Detailed overview of roles
Wolfy in game
Glossary of Wolfy terms

Updated on: 26/04/2022

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