Competitive:REEF-LUX 450

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Abbreviations REEF-LUX, Reef
Sub S3 Weapon Sub Curling Bomb.png Curling Bomb
Special S3 Weapon Special Tenta Missiles.png Tenta Missiles
Base damage
  • (per projectile) 30 (without charging)
  • >30 to <45 (with charge, but before 1st level of charging)
  • 45 (1st and 2nd level of charging)
Base duration
Ink consumption
Special points 210p
Special depletion
Role Support/Slayer
Strengths Turfing, high damage, mobility with charge storing, Tenta Missile farming
Weaknesses Short range compared to other slayer weapons, vulnerable while charging

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This article discusses content that is not part of the official Splatoon series canon but is part of the community or competitive gaming space.
For information about the REEF-LUX 450, see REEF-LUX 450.

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The REEF-LUX 450 is both a support and slayer-type weapon, part of the Stringer class. Similar to the Tri-Stringer, this weapon launches a trio of ink bullets that can immediately splat enemies if charged long enough. Dissimilarly, this weapon charges faster, can hold a full charge in swim form, but cannot fire exploding projectiles.

  • The REEF-LUX is a support weapon because:
    • Its fast fire rate and excellent turfing ability allows it to provide map control for teammates.
    • Its paints for the special Tenta Missiles, which help your team push forward to certain areas on the stage.
  • The REEF-LUX is a slayer weapon because:
    • It can charge its fatal ink bullets almost instantly, similar to the Squiffer.


  • As a slayer, this weapon does well with backup from frontline slayers and/or supporting fire from other support weapons, as this weapon is not as independent as others.