E-liter 4K

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The E-liter 4K is a main weapon in Splatoon 2.

Splatoon 2

E-liter 4K

E-liter 4K

Category Main
Class Charger
Sub S2 Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mine
Special S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm
Level 20
Cost Cash 13,900
Base damage 40–80 (Partial charge)
180 (Full charge)
Base duration
Ink consumption 2.25% (No charge)
25% (Full charge)
Special points 170p
Sp. depletion
96 / 100
Fire rate
Charge speed
20 / 100
Ink speed
15 / 100
Variant Custom E-liter 4K Custom E-liter 4K

The E-liter 4K comes with the sub Ink Mine and the special Ink Storm. It also has the ability to store a charge for one second.

Differences from the E-liter 3K

  • Has the ability to store a full charge for 1 second in squid form.
  • Range when not fully charged is not reduced by about 20%.
  • Time taken to fully charge is 2/60 seconds faster.
  • Ink consumption: 30% → 25%
  • Movement speed while not charging or firing is reduced by 8.3%
  • Range is decreased by about 15%.
    • Max range: 340 units → 290.5 units
  • Maximum damage without full charge: 100.0 → 80.0
  • There is a glow while charging and gets brighter the more the weapon is charged, increasing visibility for opponents.

Version history

Version Adjustments
  • Time taken to fully charge reduced by 4/60 seconds.
  • Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 170
  • Increased radius of ink coverage when shots hit a wall by roughly 33%.
  • Increased damage dealt to opposing Ballers when flinging ink by roughly 30%.
  • When storing a charged shot with a Charger, swimming into enemy ink and being returned to kid form now allows you to maintain the charge you had stored.
  • Fixed an issue preventing players using a Charger from shooting when pressing Button1 ZR.png again after releasing the button once a stored charged shot had expired.
  • In Rainmaker mode, equipping weapons such as the E-liter 4K and Dynamo Roller will no longer lower movement and swim speed while holding the Rainmaker.
  • Increased the amount of ink splattered by each shot when it hits the ground.
  • Increased speed of fully-charged shots by roughly 50% without changing shot distance.
  • Area at player’s feet will now always be inked when firing.
  • Increased damage dealt to the barrier around the Rainmaker by a fully-charged shot by roughly 15%.
  • Increased the effect of the Main Power Up gear ability.
  • The increase to shot range with the maximum number of Main Power Up gear abilities equipped has been raised from roughly 3% to roughly 5%.
  • In addition to the existing effect, Main Power Up will now also improve ink coverage.
  • Increased damage dealt to opponent Splat Brellas increased by 17%.
  • Increased damage dealt to opponent Tenta and Undercover Brellas increased by 20%.
  • Increased damage dealt to Bubble Blower increased by 23%.
  • Increased damage dealt to opponent Booyah Bomb armor increased by 4%.
  • Increased damage dealt to opponent Splash Walls increased by 10%.




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  • The E-liter 4K is designed to look like a gas pump.
  • Its name is a pun between elite and liter (the metric measurement), as it has the best-capacity tank.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese リッター4K
rittā 4K
Liter 4K
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch E-liter 4K E-liter 4K
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) X-traceur + X-tracer +
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Extraceur + Ex-tracer +
FlagGermany.svg German E-liter 4K E-liter 4K
FlagItaly.svg Italian Tinter a carica 4K Inker Charger 4K
FlagRussia.svg Russian Э-литр 95
E-litr 95
E-liter 95
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Entintador 4K Inker 4K