Competitive:Rapid Blaster

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For information about the Rapid Blaster, see Rapid Blaster.

Splatoon

Rapid Blaster

Rapid Blaster

Abbreviations Rapid, VRapid
Sub S Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mine
Special S Weapon Special Bubbler.png Bubbler
Base damage 12.5-40 (Splash)
25-80 (Blast)
80 (Direct hit)
Base duration
Ink consumption 8%
Special points
Special depletion Specdep icon.png 40%
Role Slayer/Flex
Strengths Long range, high damage, splash damage, zoning, displacement
Weaknesses Requires good accuracy and the ability to lead shots, mediocre turfing, struggles against faster weapons, mediocre set synergy, non-lethal or throwable sub, low special output

Use

Synergy

Countermeasures

Gear abilities

Gear abilities provide different effects in battle that benefit the player with their equipped weapon. This is a guide to gear abilities in relation to the weapon. Strategy, synergy, viability, and purpose may be written here.

Splatoon 2

Rapid Blaster

Rapid Blaster

Abbreviations Rapid, VRapid
Sub S2 Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mine
Special S2 Weapon Special Splat-Bomb Launcher.png Splat-Bomb Launcher
Base damage 17.5 (Splash)
35 (Blast)
85 (Direct hit)
Base duration
Ink consumption 7%
Special points 200p
Special depletion
Role Slayer/Flex
Strengths Long range, high damage, splash damage, zoning, displacement
Weaknesses Requires good accuracy and the ability to lead shots, mediocre turfing, struggles against faster weapons, mediocre set synergy, non-lethal or throwable sub, low special output

Use

Synergy

Countermeasures

Gear abilities

Splatoon 3

Rapid Blaster

Rapid Blaster

Abbreviations Rapid, VRapid
Sub S3 Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mine
Special S3 Weapon Special Triple Inkstrike.png Triple Inkstrike
Base damage 17.5 (Splash)
35 (Blast)
85 (Direct hit)
Base duration
Ink consumption 7%
Special points 190p
Special depletion
Role Slayer/Flex
Strengths Long range, high damage, splash damage, zoning, displacement
Weaknesses Requires good accuracy and the ability to lead shots, mediocre turfing, struggles against faster weapons, mediocre set synergy, non-lethal or throwable sub, low special output

Use

The Rapid Blaster is a midline weapon with good range, fire rate, and damage. Ink Mines can be used to set traps for opponents, and Triple Inkstrike can be used to displace them.

Synergy

Countermeasures

Gear abilities

Gear abilities provide different effects in battle that benefit the player with their equipped weapon. This is a guide to gear abilities in relation to the weapon. Strategy, synergy, viability, and purpose may be written here.