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S3 Tableturf Battle card Cohock.png
Species Salmonid
Hair color
Eye color
Location Salmon Run, Salmon Run Next Wave
HP 400
Maximum HP
Other forms

Cohocks are a type of Salmonid that appear in Salmon Run in Splatoon 2 and Splatoon 3.

They are similar to Chums, but they can instantly splat players with their frying pans. Cohocks move slower than most Salmonids but can take far more damage before being splatted. Cohocks are significantly larger than Chums and also larger than some Boss Salmonids. During the event Cohock Charge, they are the only Lesser Salmonid to spawn.


The following text is quoted from the Salmonid Field Guide.

Basic Information
  • They tend to appear in groups rather than alone.
  • Defeating them will earn you Power Eggs.
Attack Behavior
  • They use their sense of smell to locate and close in on targets who have entered their territory.
  • Once they close in on a target, they perform close-range attacks using frying pans or other cookware.
  • Can be neutralised relatively easily with a direct hit of ink.
Supporting Information
  • They inhabit a restricted ocean zone, and any unauthorised contact with them is expressly forbidden by law.
  • The larger Cohock moves slowly but packs a real punch with direct, strong attacks.
  • On their own, they don't pose a significant threat, but ignore them and you may quickly find yourself surrounded.


See also: Salmon Run data
HP Damage  Attack/Defeat/Total Power Eggs Golden Eggs
400 50 10 / 3 / 13 0



  • Cohocks are able to jump to unlimited heights in order to stop players from clinging to a wall the entire wave.
    • When jumping, Lesser Salmonids flail their arms and tail fin around like a real salmon does when leaping out of the water.


The Cohock's name could be a combination of the name of a real type of salmon, the Coho salmon, and the mohawk hairstyle that it sports.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ドスコイ
A shout of sumo wrestlers
Netherlands Dutch Sallog From salmoniet ("salmonid") and log ("ponderous")
CanadaFrance French Sumoche From sumo and moche ("ugly")
Germany German Brocke From Brocken ("piece")
Italy Italian Pinna Pingue Fat Fin
Russia Russian Сковорейдер
From skovoroda ("frying pan") and raider
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Agallón From agalla ("gill")
Spain Spanish (NOE) Escamacarra From escama ("scale") and macarra ("thug")
China Chinese (Simplified) 大胖鱼
dà pàng yú (Mandarin)
Big Fat Fish
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 大胖魚
dà pàng yú (Mandarin)
Big Fat Fish
South Korea Korean 덩치연어
Bulky Salmon
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