Black Inky Rider

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The Black Inky Rider is a piece of clothing in the Splatoon series.

In Splatoon, it is a 3-star item produced by Rockenberg and comes with the primary ability Bomb Range Up. It can be purchased from Jelly Fresh for Cash 10,100.

In Splatoon 2, it is a 3-star item produced by Rockenberg and comes with the primary ability Sub Power Up. It can be purchased from Ye Olde Cloth Shoppe for Cash 12,100 or from SplatNet 2 Gear Shop for Cash 18,150.

In Splatoon 3, it is a 2-star item produced by Rockenberg and comes with the primary ability Sub Power Up. It can be purchased from Man-o'-Wardrobe for Cash 12,100 or from SplatNet 3 Shop for Cash 18,150.

Appearance

The Black Inky Rider is a black leather jacket. It has a wide, pointed collar with two shiny metal buttons and an off-center zipper. Around the wearer's waist is a thick belt of the same material as the jacket, with a buckle in the shape of a stylized squid. The collar of a red shirt can be seen peeking out from under the jacket. The back of the sleeves have zippers that are partly zipped up.

Splatoon

Black Inky Rider
Black Inky Rider
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 10,100
Star count
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png
Introduced

Abilities

The Black Inky Rider comes with Bomb Range Up as the primary ability. As a 3-star item, the Black Inky Rider comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Rockenberg gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Run Speed Up and a lower chance of rolling Swim Speed Up to fill its secondary ability slots.

Splatoon 2

Black Inky Rider
Black Inky Rider
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 12,100
SplatNet 2
Cash 18,150
Star count
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png
Introduced
Initial Release (1.0.0)

Abilities

The Black Inky Rider comes with Sub Power Up as the primary ability when purchased from a shop or ordered from Murch. When purchased from SplatNet 2, it comes with any other primary ability normally available to Clothing (with the exception of Ability Doubler). As a 3-star item, the Black Inky Rider comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Rockenberg gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Run Speed Up and a lower chance of rolling Swim Speed Up to fill its secondary ability slots.

Splatoon 3

Black Inky Rider
Black Inky Rider
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 12,100
SplatNet 3
Cash 18,150
Star power
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-empty.pngStar-empty.pngStar-empty.png
Introduced

The Black Inky Rider appeared in a Twitter post showcasing various shooter-class weapons on 2 May 2022.

Abilities

The Black Inky Rider comes with Sub Power Up as the primary ability when purchased from a shop or ordered from Murch. When purchased from SplatNet 3, it comes with any other primary ability normally available to Clothing (with the exception of Ability Doubler). As a 2-star item, the Black Inky Rider comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. The star level may be increased with Super Sea Snails for 1 (first), 1 (second), 5 (third), 10 (fourth), or 20 (fifth) Super Sea Snails per star, or by purchasing additional copies of it from Man-o'-Wardrobe for 10,000 (first), 30,000 (second), 50,000 (third), 100,000 (fourth), or 200,000 (fifth) Cash per star. Increasing the star level beyond 2 stars will increase the gear experience gained by a cumulative 3.333…% up to 10% additional experience at 5-star level. Since it is made by the Rockenberg gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Run Speed Up and a lower chance of rolling Swim Speed Up to fill its secondary ability slots.

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Trivia

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese イカライダーBLACK
Ika Raidā Burakku
Squid Rider BLACK, likely referencing Kamen Rider Black.
Netherlands Dutch Zwart bikerjack Black biker jacket
Canada French (NOA) Manteau cuir noir Black leather coat
France French (NOE) Blouson en cuir noir Black leather jacket
Germany German Schwarze Bikerjacke Black biker jacket
Italy Italian Chiodo nero Black leather jacket
Russia Russian Черная косуха
Chyornaya kosuha
Black leather jacket
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Chaqueta roquera negra Black rock jacket
Spain Spanish (NOE) Chupa motera negra Black biker jacket
China Chinese (Simplified) 鱿鱼骑士皮外套 黑色
yóuyú qíshì pí wàitào hēisè (Mandarin)
Squid Rider Jacket black
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 魷魚騎士皮外套 黑色
yóuyú qíshì pí wàitào hēisè (Mandarin)
Squid Rider Jacket black
South Korea Korean BLACK 오징어 라이더 재킷
BLACK ojingeo raideo jaekit
BLACK Squid Rider Jacket

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