Ammo Knights

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The inside of Ammo Knights in Splatoon.
The exterior of Ammo Knights in Splatoon.
For the Weapon Brand, see Ammo Knights (brand).

Ammo Knights is a weapon shop run by Sheldon in Splatoon and Splatoon 2.

Description

Splatoon

In Splatoon, Ammo Knights can be accessed from Booyah Base and sells weapons of five weapon classes: shooters, chargers, rollers, splatlings, and sloshers, which can be purchased with cash earned from multiplayer matches and amiibo challenges. It also features a Shooting Range to experiment with potential purchases, which can be accessed by pressing Button1 Y.png. However, most weapons may only be purchased after reaching a certain level, and some can only be obtained after completing specific missions in Octo Valley. Players can tilt Button1 RS.png to rotate their Inkling and click it to try on the highlighted weapon, while pressing Button1 A.png purchases the item. Pressing Button1 L.png or Button1 ZL.png allows players to enter S Icon Cooler Heads.png Cooler Heads and pressing Button1 R.png or Button1 ZR.png similarly allows them to enter S Icon Shrimp Kicks.png Shrimp Kicks, while pressing Button1 B.png takes players back to Inkopolis Plaza. Button1 X.png displays further information about the selected item.

For a list of merchandise, see List of weapons in Splatoon.

Splatoon 2

In Splatoon 2, Sheldon relocated his shop to Inkopolis Square and can be accessed from the Galleria. With the relocating came a new assortment of weapons and two new weapon classes. Shooters, chargers, rollers, splatlings, sloshers, dualies, and brellas can be purchased with cash earned from multiplayer matches and Salmon Run shifts. Just like the first game, it also features a Shooting Range to experiment with potential purchases, which can be accessed by pressing Button1 Y.png. However, most weapons may only be purchased after reaching a certain level, and some can only be obtained after completing all missions in Octo Canyon with specific weapons. Players can tilt Button1 RS.png to rotate their Inkling or Octoling and click it to try on the highlighted weapon, while pressing Button1 A.png purchases the item. Pressing Button1 L.png allows players to enter S2 Icon Headspace.png Headspace and pressing Button1 R.png similarly allows them to enter S2 Icon Shella Fresh.png Shella Fresh, while pressing Button1 B.png takes players back to Inkopolis Square. Pressing Button1 ZL.png makes Sheldon give further information about the selected item, while Button1 ZR.png speeds this up. Pressing Button1 B.png cancels this.

The inside of Ammo Knights in Splatoon 2.

For a list of merchandise, see List of weapons in Splatoon 2.

Audio

Main article: Music

Shooting Range

Main article: Shooting Range
The shooting range in Splatoon.

Splatoon

The Shooting Range can be accessed from Ammo Knights by pressing Button1 Y.png. This location lets the player use weapons in a closed environment before purchasing them. The player can press Button1 Plus.png to open a menu and select the option to go back to Ammo Knights. Even after a weapon is bought, the player is still able to access the shooting range and test it there.

Splatoon 2

The shooting range in Splatoon 2.

The shooting range returns in Splatoon 2 and can be accessed from Ammo Knights by pressing Button1 Y.png. Like the original game, this location lets the player use weapons in a closed environment before purchasing them. The player can press Button1 Plus.png to open a menu and select the option to go back to Ammo Knights. The option to still be able to access the shooting range and test weapons after they are bought is still there from the previous game.

Gallery

Splatoon

Trivia

  • "Ammo Knights" is a play on the word "ammonite," an extinct marine mollusk.
  • Ammo Knights was previously owned by Ammoses Shellendorf, Sheldon's grandfather.
    • Ammoses Shellendorf was also the creator of many weapons sold in Ammo Knights, as well as a member of the Squidbeak Splatoon.
  • There is a picture of an unnamed relative of Sheldon's hanging on the wall in Ammo Knights. He appears very similar to Sheldon, but seems to be slightly heavier and sports a large mustache. He has not been seen or otherwise identified anywhere else in Splatoon.

Splatoon

  • The walls behind each spawn point at Mahi-Mahi Resort are patterned with Ammo Knights' logo.
  • Balloon Fish and the snow globe containing DJ Octavio have an Ammo Knights logo and label, respectively.
  • The weapons on the back wall show that the parts of the weapons holding ink are transparent.
  • In all of the weapons that the player can buy at the bottom, the ink is white.
  • In Splatoon's Boss Scroll, it was revealed that Ammo Knights is located at the address of Ammo Knights, Booyah Base 1F, Inkopolis 11-1.

Splatoon 2

Names in other languages

Ammo Knights

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese カンブリアームズ
Kanburiāmuzu
Yellowtail arms, or a play on the words "Cambrian" and arms.
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Armada Armada
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Alassaut From à l'assaut (to storm)
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Marée Armée Armed Tide
FlagGermany.svg German Kalmarsenal From "Kalmare" (squid) and "arsenal"
FlagItaly.svg Italian Antica armeria Old Armory
FlagRussia.svg Russian Меч и Хвост[1]
Mech i Khvost
Арсенал[2]
Arsenal
Sword and Tail (pun on мечехвост mecheckhvost, horseshoe crab)

Arsenal
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Armería Todotinta Shellendorf's Armory

Ammo Knights, Booyah Base 1F, Inkopolis 11-1

Language Name Meaning
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Marée Armée, galerie Lacravette - RdC, place de Chromopolis Ammo Knights, Booyah Base, Inkopolis - RdC[3], Inkopolis Square
FlagGermany.svg German Kalmarsenal (Bouillabasar), Inkopolis Ammo Knights (Booyah Base), Inkopolis
FlagItaly.svg Italian c/o Antica Armeria, Centro commerciale Calamarama,
Piazza centrale 1 1-1, Coloropoli
c/o Ammo Knights, Booyah Base,
Square central 1 1-1, Inkopolis
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Armería Toditinta. Zona de tiendas, bajo 1. Cromópolis Ammo Knights. Booyah Base, floor 1. Inkopolis

References

  1. Splatoon 2, Squid Sisters Stories
  2. Pre-release material
  3. abbreviation of Rue du Commerce which means shopping district