Dash track

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A dash track icon for Sunset Octocopter

Dash tracks are a mechanic found in Octo Canyon and the Octo Expansion. Upon touching a dash track, the player is sent flying in the direction it points in, allowing them to cross large gaps or quickly clear obstacles. Bombs also follow dash tracks. They have also been used in a Shifty Station layout, The Maze Dasher. The player can move on the dash track as a humanoid or a squid or octopus.


Dash tracks resemble conveyor belts that are always in motion. They can be placed horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. They have pictures of squids on them, resembling arrows.

They also send the player, enemies, and most bombs flying towards the direction they are pointing at at a relatively fast speed, usually enough to cross a huge gap otherwise inaccessible. Sprinklers and Suction Bombs remain on and follow the dash panel, while Burst Bombs explode on impact. They also have the Ammo Knights logo on them.


Octo Canyon

Octo Expansion

Shifty Station


Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ダッシュ板
Dash Board
Netherlands Dutch Springband Jump belt - 'band' comes from 'lopende band' (conveyor belt)
Germany German Schleuderband From Schleuder (sling) and Förderband (conveyor belt)
Russia Russian Треколет
Spain Spanish (NOE) Rampa aceladora Accelerator ramp