Dual Squelcher

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The Dual Squelcher is a main weapon in Splatoon. In Splatoon 2, it was converted into Dualie Squelchers.

It is similar to the Jet Squelcher, but has a higher rate of fire at the cost of range and power. The fire rate is faster than the Splattershot Pro and slower than the Splash-o-matic.


Dual Squelcher

Dual Squelcher

Category Main
Class Shooter
Sub S Weapon Sub Splat Bomb.png Splat Bomb
Special S Weapon Special Echolocator.png Echolocator
Level 16
Cost Cash 9,800
Base damage 28
Base duration
Ink consumption 1.2%
Special points
Sp. depletion Specdep icon.png 40%
68 / 100
27 / 100
Fire rate
55 / 100
Charge speed
Ink speed
Variant Custom Dual Squelcher Custom Dual Squelcher

The Dual Squelcher comes in a set with Splat Bombs and the Echolocator.


  • The Dual Squelcher is a middleweight weapon.
  • The ink consumption of 1.2% allows players to fire 83 shots before needing to refill the ink supply.
  • When initially firing the weapon in humanoid form, the first shot takes 3 frames to come out.
    • When firing from squid or octopus form, the first shot takes 8 frames to come out.
  • When firing continuously, it has a fire rate of 6 frames between shots.
  • When firing while moving, the player's movement speed is set to 0.6 units per frame.
  • After firing, there is a 20 frame cooldown before the ink tank starts refilling.
  • Shots have a radius of 2 units.
  • The angle its shots can deviate while on the ground is 4 degrees.
  • The angle its shots can deviate while in the air is 12 degrees.
  • The Dual Squelcher has a 25% chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle.
  • When jumping, the chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle is immediately set to 40%.
  • Shots initially travel at a rate of 22 units per frame for 6 frames, having an effective range of 132 units.
  • Ink droplets occur every 105 units.
  • The frequency at which ink drips from a shot occurs at a rate of 2 droplets per shot.
  • There are a total of 8 different droplet patterns that can be created while firing this weapon.
  • Droplets that occur within 11 units of the player have a radius of 21 units.
  • Droplets that occur when they travel past 200 units of the player have a radius of 18.5 units.
  • All other ink droplets have a radius of 13 units.

Version history

Version Adjustments
  • Walk speed while firing increased by 20%.




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  • Not counting the transition from E-liter 3K to E-liter 4K, the Dual Squelcher is the only main weapon to not return in Splatoon 2. Instead, it was mechanically changed and converted into the Dualie Squelchers.
  • The Dual Squelcher only fires through the top barrel. The bottom barrel is simply cosmetic.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese デュアルスイーパー
duaru suīpā
Dual Sweeper
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Dubbelplonzers Double Splashers
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Nettoyeur double Double Cleaner
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Nettoyeur duo Dual Cleaner
FlagGermany.svg German Dual-Platscher Dual Splasher
FlagItaly.svg Italian Sweeper duo Sweeper duo
FlagRussia.svg Russian Двойной Плескарь
Dvoynoy Pleskar'
Double Splasher
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Soplador doble Double Blower
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Barredora Doble Double Sweeper