Back-Alley Cleanup

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Octo Canyon missions
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Back-Alley Cleanup
˜ Suck It Up ˜
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Number 7
Area 2
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Items 1 Scroll, 1 Sardinium, 4 Armor, 1 Crust Bucket Ticket
Music Octo Eight-Step
amiibo challenges

Back-Alley Cleanup is the seventh mission of Splatoon 2's single player mode Octo Canyon.

Octo Canyon

The Kettle for this mission is on a platform to the right of Suction-Cup Lookout. To get to it, swim up the platform to the right of the Boss Kettle, and in Squid Form, Use the dash pad, and the kettle is on the platform you land on.

Mission Briefing



Mission Stats Chart




The player spawns on top of a walkway leading left, and a pit filled with Octarian ink and three Shielded Twintacle Octotrooper bellow them. Proceeding forward will cause an Industrial Squee-G to break through a set of crates and gives the player an introduction on how they work: they will move to clean up all ink in an area, and can splat enemies. The player is suggested to simply proceed forward via the walkway, but should the player fall into the pit, they can leave via a gusher back to the walkway, or an inkable wall in the crevice housing the Industrial Squee-G the player can climb up. The end of the island has a Ride rail that brings the player to the next checkpoint.


Sunken Scroll

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Location: After Checkpoint 3, get past the giant Squee-G, and once you get onto the T-shaped platform with the launchpad, look for an opening on your right. Jump down through the opening and go left to find the crate with the scroll.


Location: After Checkpoint 5, get onto the platform with the key to open the door of the cage of the Squee-G, and ride the inkrail back. Jump at the end of the rail onto the glass platform that holds the Sardinium.


Back-Alley Cleanup has 4 pieces of armor to collect.

Armor 1 Location:

Armor 2 Location:

Armor 3 Location:

Armor 4 Location:

Crust Bucket Ticket



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Marie's Quotes

Something smells fishy...and it's not my breath.
Whuuuuuu?! That's the biggest Squee-G I've ever seen!
That giant Squee-G is indestructible. Just try to get past it.
Dead end. Is there any way around this?
Looks like it doesn't notice when you climb on its back. Interesting...
Ya know-there's something about these giant Squee-Gs that's kinda totally adorable.
Don't go falling to your doom, now. I'm pretty invested in you at this point.
Deep-fry those scrubs lickety-splat!
Another huge Squee-G!
Take the high ground!
YEE-HAW! Ride 'em, squidkid!
Hmm... These walls are inkproof, so you can't climb them.
Agent 4, you're my hero.
There's a locked door up ahead.
All right, let's get that door open.
Looks like there’s something on the other side of the door.
There's the Zapfish. Just a bit farther.
A key!
Uh... Maybe use the key to open this door here?
Go, my pet, and do my bidding! I was talking to the giant Squee-G.
Nice work, Squee-G. You did OK too, Agent 4. Now go free the Zapfish!

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Sheldon's Request Quotes

Ok, take this with you. It'll help me gather some practical battle data.

Sheldon's Level Quotes

It's an industrial sized Squee-G! That sucker can clean anything!
Remember-Industrial Squee-Gs react to ink!
You may want to consider feed it a big puddle of bomb ink to keep it occupied.


Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese 大掃除だよ裏通り #
Ōsōji Dayo Uradōri #
Puro ga Oshieru Kirei Jutsu
It's a General Cleaning at Back-Alley:
Cleanup Techniques the Pro Teaches
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Schoon schip maken Make clean ship[note 1]
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) - Réseau routier -
Le grand nettoyage
- Road network -
The great cleaning
FlagGermany.svg German Mega-Putz in der Seitengasse Mega-cleaning in the back alley
FlagItaly.svg Italian Tutela dell'ambiente:
gli zelanti scolorator!
Environmental protection:
the zealous Squee-G's!
FlagRussia.svg Russian Закоулки осьмотауна
«Большая зачистка»
Zakoulki os'motauna
«Bol'shaya zachistka»
The crannies of octotown
"The great cleaning"
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Callejón entintado
˜Limpieza industrial˜
Inked up alley
˜Industrial cleaning˜
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Raspatintas desbocados Runaway Squee-G's

Translation notes

  1. "schoon schip maken" is a Dutch phrase which means "to make a fresh start"