Passive is a term used in The Mafia Game to describe a role or ability that is not activated by the will of the player, but is activated by either being targeted by another player, being part of a situation such as a vote or lynch, or by the activation of another players role or ability.
 General Roles with Passive Abilities
The following are roles that have passive abilities:
- Army Veteran: Kills the first player to target them for a kill. One-time ability.
- Paranoid Gun Owner: Kills the first player to target them for any reason. Multi-use.
 Specific Roles with Passive Abilities
The following are roles from games that had a passive ability: