Angle Shooter

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The Angle Shooter is a sub weapon in Splatoon 3. It travels quickly in a straight line, bouncing off of any surface it touches. It can damage and/or mark enemies.


The Angle Shooter resembles a highlight marker. The label wrapped around the Angle Shooter features the Nouveau logo and other Inkling text. Like Point Sensor, enemies tagged by the Angle Shooter are encircled by a translucent black arrow and tied to members of the user's team with a line of the user's ink color, although each line is only visible to the member it leads to.

Splatoon 3

Angle Shooter

Angle Shooter

Category Sub
Special points
Special depletion
Fire rate
Charge speed
Ink speed
Added in Specifications
Base damage 40
Base duration AOE: 2 seconds
Tracking: 5 seconds
Ink consumption 40%
Base range
Rate of fire
Muzzle velocity
Base accuracy
MPU effect
SPU effect
SPU effect
Other variant

The following Return of the Mammalians level serves as a tutorial for the Angle Shooter:


The Angle Shooter is a fast-moving projectile that travels in a straight line and bounces off any surface except grating, leaving behind a large puddle of ink on each bounce, until it reaches its maximum travel distance or hits an enemy. The projectile briefly leaves behind a team-colored trail. Enemies directly hit by the Angle Shooter are damaged, and those that are hit or touch its lingering trail are marked.

The projectile is aimed and fired at a lower angle than the usual crosshair, making it somewhat unintuitive to aim directly, especially from below.

When bouncing off of horizontal surfaces such as floors, the projectile's exit angle is much shallower than its entry angle - the projectile stays close to the floor for longer. This makes the projectile more likely to connect with an enemy following a bounce off the floor, and allows much more freedom with aiming from high up.

Version history

Version Adjustments
  • Initial velocity is about 20% faster, and flight range has been extended.
  • The direct-hit sound effects for when an Angle Shooter hits an opponent and when it hits another physical object are now different.
  • The Angle Shooter's direct-hit sound effect is now easier to hear from a distance.
  • Damage has been increased from 30.0 to 35.0.
  • The radius of ink coverage when striking terrain or opponents has been roughly doubled.
  • Roughly doubled the radius of the ink splatter that occurs when it hits terrain.
  • Increased the damage dealt to opponents by direct hits from 35.0 to 40.0.
  • Fixed an issue where the Angle Shooter occasionally ricocheted incorrectly when fired at terrain that isn't perfectly level.


A sub weapon that fires straight forward and leaves a line in its path. Opponents that are hit directly will take damage, and those that touch the remaining line will be marked. When a shot hits a solid surface, it will bounce off of it and continue in a straight line.
— In-game description
Squid Research Lab coming to you directly with a report about a new sub weapon that's as direct as they come. The Angle Shooter launches a perfectly straight line far into the distance and will reflect off any surfaces it encounters. It's more exciting than it sounds - trust us!

Imagine bouncing an Angle Shooter off the walls of a narrow corridor, pinning down a rival. If they touch the line, they take damage... so while they hesitate, you pounce with your heavy main weapon and ink 'em up good! Take that, Gary! I mean... if your rival's name is Gary.

— @SplatoonNA on Twitter[1][2]
The Angle Shooter is as direct as they come. This new sub-weapon shoots a straight line into the distance that bounces off surfaces. Enemies who touch the line are marked and take damage, helping you pin them down to splat with your main weapon!
— @NintendoEurope on Twitter[3]


Weapons with Angle Shooter in Splatoon 3
Main #ID Sub Special Special Points Level Price Class Introduced​​​​​​​​​​​​
Big Swig Roller Express 1041 Angle Shooter Ink Storm 190p 18 Sheldon License 1 Roller Version 4.0.0 (Sizzle Season 2023)​​
Bloblobber Deco 3031 Angle Shooter Kraken Royale 200p 23 Sheldon License 1 Slosher Version 5.0.0 (Drizzle Season 2023)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Jet Squelcher 90 Angle Shooter Ink Vac 180p 15 Sheldon License 1 Shooter Version 1.0.0 (Drizzle Season 2022)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Rapid Blaster Pro Deco 251 Angle Shooter Killer Wail 5.1 190p 29 Sheldon License 1 Blaster Version 4.0.0 (Sizzle Season 2023)
Recycled Brella 24 Mk I 6030 Angle Shooter Big Bubbler 190p 13 Sheldon License 1 Brella Version 7.0.0 (Fresh Season 2024)​​​​​​
Slosher Deco 3001 Angle Shooter Zipcaster 180p 12 Sheldon License 1 Slosher Version 2.0.0 (Chill Season 2022)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Splattershot Pro 70 Angle Shooter Crab Tank 180p 9 Sheldon License 1 Shooter Version 1.0.0 (Drizzle Season 2022)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



For competitive tips about the Angle Shooter

Click to view the strategy for Angle Shooter. View the strategy page.


The Angle Shooter's English name comes from the term "angle shooting", which describes behavior in gambling games that is not technically cheating, but considered unethical.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ラインマーカー
Rain Mākā
Line Marker
Netherlands Dutch Ketskogel From ketsen ("to ricochet"/"to misfire") and kogel ("bullet")
CanadaFrance French Ricocheur Ricocheter, from ricochet + -eur (-er).
Germany German Winkelmarker Angle Marker
Italy Italian Sparalinee Line Shooter, from sparare ("to shoot") and linee ("lines")
Russia Russian Углострел
Angle Shooter
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Dardo resaltador Highlighter Dart
Spain Spanish (NOE) Tiralíneas Throwing Pen, from tirar ("to throw") and líneas ("lines")
China Chinese (Simplified) 标线器
biāo xiàn qì (Mandarin)
Line Marker, from 标线 ("marking line") and 器 ("device")
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 標線器
biāo xiàn qì (Mandarin)
Line Marker, from 標線 ("marking line") and 器 ("device")
South Korea Korean 라인 마커
rain makeo
Line Marker
 Internal LineMarker[4]


See also