Comeback

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Applicable gear

Comeback is a gear primary ability in the Splatoon series. It grants a variety of bonuses to players for a short time after respawning.

Mechanics

This ability is active for the first 20 seconds starting after a respawn caused by getting splatted by another player.

While active, Comeback gives the user 12 AP in Splatoon or 10 AP in Splatoon 2 and Splatoon 3 of the following:

Splatoon

Gear

Comeback is the primary ability of:

Headgear with Comeback in Splatoon
Name Brand Availability Ability Star power Added in

Five-Panel Cap Five-Panel Cap Zekko Zekko Cash 2000 S Ability Comeback.png Comeback Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-empty.png Initial Release (1.0.0)
Paintball Mask Paintball Mask Forge Forge Cash 10000 S Ability Comeback.png Comeback Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png Initial Release (1.0.0)
Squid Nordic Squid Nordic Skalop Skalop Cash 9500 S Ability Comeback.png Comeback Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png 2.3.0
Tennis Headband Tennis Headband Tentatek Tentatek Cash 300 S Ability Comeback.png Comeback Star-full.pngStar-empty.pngStar-empty.png Initial Release (1.0.0)
Traditional Headband Traditional Headband Famitsu Famitsu Cash 1600 S Ability Comeback.png Comeback Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-empty.png 2.0.0

Version history

Version Adjustments
2.6.0
  • While active, this ability will also give Special Charge Up.
  • An issue when Super Jumping was fixed, the effects of Comeback sometimes experienced a delay and activated too late.

Gallery

Splatoon 2

Gear

Comeback is the primary ability of:

Headgear with Comeback in Splatoon 2

Version history

Version Adjustments
3.0.0
  • Decreased the amount of ability that is given while Comeback is active from 12 AP to 10 AP.

Splatoon 3

Gear

Comeback is the primary ability of:

Additionally, Murch or Spyke can replace the primary ability on a piece of headgear with Comeback by using 15 of each of the following ability chunks:

Version history

Version Adjustments
1.2.0
  • Fixed an issue where Comeback was also activating for respawns from the player falling off the stage or into water.

Gallery

Trivia

In Splatoon, with this ability active, you can get 59 ability points of any of the abilities it grants if the rest of your gear is filled with it, exceeding the usual maximum of 57.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese カムバック
Kamubakku
Comeback
Netherlands Dutch Opfrisser Refresher
Canada French (NOA) Retour Back
France French (NOE) Come-back Comeback
Germany German Rückkehr Return
Italy Italian Gran ritorno Great return
Russia Russian Ответный удар
Otvetnyy udar
Counter attack
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Remonte Overcome
Spain Spanish (NOE) Remontada Recovery
China Chinese (Simplified) 回归
huíguī (Mandarin)
Regress
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 回歸
huíguī (Mandarin)
Regress
South Korea Korean 컴백
keombaek
Comeback