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Clicking the Ask mafia to attack button will alert your mafia to attack your target with a post on the main wall. The target player will also be notified that you asked your mafia to attack him posing a possible chance of beeing hitlisted. Allso any of your mafia that attacks your target on your order will trigger a message at your enemy saying "you were attacked by X because Y asked his mafia to attack you" However this gives a reward to any of your mafia members that attacks your target.