Bomb Sniffer

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Bomb Sniffer

Bomb Sniffer

Applicable Gear Shoes
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Bomb Sniffer is an ability in Splatoon.


With this ability active, all opponent bombs within a certain distance have skull icons appear on top of them, which can be seen through objects.

This ability also decreases splash damage from bombs:


Bomb Sniffer allows players to easily spot opponents' bombs. It also helps surviving a S Weapon Special Bomb Rush Splat Bomb.png Bomb Rush.


The following gear items have Bomb Sniffer as their main ability. Bomb Sniffer is exclusive to shoes and cannot be rolled as a sub ability.

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Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese ボムサーチ
Bomu Sāchi
Bomb Search
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Détecte-pièges Detect Trap
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Chasse-pièges Trap Hunting
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Buscabombas Bomb searcher