Black Inky Rider

From Inkipedia, the Splatoon wiki
Splatoon "S" icon.svg
Splatoon 2 "2" icon.svg
Splatoon 3 "3" icon.svg

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
Rarity
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png

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 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
Rarity
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png

Abilities

The Black Inky Rider comes with Sub Power Up as the primary ability when purchased from shop or ordered from Murch. As a 3-star item, the Black Inky Rider comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Rockenberg 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
Rarity
Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-empty.pngStar-empty.pngStar-empty.png

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 shop or ordered from Murch. As a 2-star item, the Black Inky Rider comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. The star level may be increased with a Super Sea Snail, 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 to 1 or 2 stars will also add another secondary ability slot to the Black Inky Rider. Increasing the star level beyond 2 stars will increase the gear experience gained by the Black Inky Rider by a cumulative 3.333...% up to 10% additional experience at five-star level. Since it is made by the Rockenberg 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.

Gallery

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

Translation notes