Cap of Legend

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The Cap of Legend, known in Splatoon as the Legendary Cap, is headgear in the Splatoon series.
In Splatoon, it is a 3-star item produced by Cuttlegear and comes with the primary ability Damage Up. It is only available as a reward from Judd for reaching Level 50. It cannot be ordered through Spyke.
In Splatoon 2, it is a 3-star item produced by Grizzco and comes with a random primary ability generated when it is received. It is only available as a reward from Salmon Run as the monthly gear or in a Pink Capsule. It cannot be ordered through Murch.

Appearance

The Cap of Legend is modelled after Cap'n Cuttlefish's signature peaked cap, with the main difference being that it changes color to match that of the wearer's Ink. It is made of somewhat worn dark fabric with a lighter patch sewn onto the top and a dark-colored visor, which, along with the band, is lined with a dull gold. The insignia is the Cuttlegear logo in the same dull gold on a dark blue circular shape. In Splatoon, when worn by a male Inkling, the cap has a hole torn in the back, allowing the tentacle topknot to be visible. It also appears to change its color on its thumbnail based on if the user has filled all 3 slots.

Splatoon

Legendary Cap

Legendary Cap

Category
S2 Icon Headgear.png
 Headgear
Brand Cuttlegear Cuttlegear
Ability S Ability Damage Up.png Damage Up
Cost
SplatNet 2
Availability Level 50
amiibo
Rarity Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png

Abilities

The Legendary Cap comes with Damage Up as the primary ability. As a 3-star item, the Legendary Cap comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Cuttlegear brand, it has equal chances to roll any secondary ability.

Splatoon 2

Cap of Legend

Cap of Legend

Category
S2 Icon Headgear.png
 Headgear
Brand Grizzco Grizzco
Ability
Cost
SplatNet 2
Availability Salmon Run Salmon Run
amiibo
Rarity Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png

Abilities

The Cap of Legend comes with a random primary ability that can also appear as secondary abilities, which prevents the wearer from having Comeback, Last-Ditch Effort, Opening Gambit, or Tenacity as they are exclusive to Headgear and cannot appear as secondary abilities. This primary ability is assigned randomly when the item is received. As a 3-star item, the Cap of Legend comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Grizzco brand, it has equal chances to roll any secondary ability.

Trivia

  • The Zapfish dolls wear the Legendary Cap, whereas their real counterparts don't.
  • The Cap of Legend is the first piece of gear from Splatoon to be made by a different brand in Splatoon 2, as well as have a different name.
    • This might be a result of the Cap of Legend being a forgery, as it shares this trait across all languages.

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Names in other languages

Cap of Legend (Splatoon 2)

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese レジェンドのぼうし
Rejendo no bōshi
Cap of legend[a]
Netherlands Dutch Pet der legendes Cap of the legends
France French Casquette de légende Cap of Legend
Germany German Mütze der Legende Cap of Legend
Italy Italian Cappello della leggenda Cap of the Legend
Russia Russian Историческая фуражка
Istoricheskaya furazhka
Historical cap
Spain Spanish Gorra mítica Mythical Cap

Legendary Cap (Splatoon)

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese でんせつのぼうし
Densetsu no Bōshi
Cap of Legend
France French Casquette légendaire Legendary Cap
Germany German Legendäre Mütze Legendary Cap
Italy Italian Cappello leggendario Legendary Cap
Spain Spanish Gorra legendaria Legendary Cap

Translation notes

  1. Unlike in the first game, the word "legend" in the item's name is not the word in Japanese, rather it is a phonetic transcription of the English word