Ego Overboard

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Ego Overboard
Artist Deep Cut
Vocals Anna Sato
Laura Yokozawa
Shiver (in-game)
Frye (in-game)
Big Man (in-game)
Game Splatoon 3
Heard in
Splatoon 3
Splatfest Regular Battle (victory music)
Album Splatune 3
Track list no. 30 (Splatune 3 Disc 3)
Genre Electronic
BPM 210
Audio file

Ego Overboard[1] is a song by Deep Cut.


Ego Overboard is an upbeat track used as the battle victory song in Splatfest Battles in Splatoon 3, replacing Rinse/Repeat which normally plays outside of Splatfests. The main section lasts for about 14 seconds, which consists of electronic music with Shiver and Frye chanting cheerfully. Big Man can also be heard signing the three ending notes with them. After that, the music is replaced by a solo drum track, similar to Rinse/Repeat, Learning Curve, and Still Swimmin'. The solo drum track has the same drum beats as that of Rinse/Repeat, but with different drum samples.

Other versions

Victory themes (Shiver vs. Frye vs. Big Man Splatfest)

During the Shiver vs. Frye vs. Big Man Splatfest, each team had its own version of the battle victory theme, with the theme corresponding to the player's team being used. These themes are variations of Ego Overboard featuring vocals performed by each idol individually as well as additional instrumentation matching the idol's signature style. Starting from the Friday vs. Saturday vs. Sunday and Red Bean Paste vs. Custard vs. Whipped Cream Splatfests, these versions play specifically after a 10×, 100×, or 333× Battle.

Team Audio
Team Shiver
Team Frye
Team Big Man

Victory theme (Zombie vs. Skeleton vs. Ghost Splatfest)

During the Zombie vs. Skeleton vs. Ghost Splatfest, a special Splatoween variation of Ego Overboard played as the battle victory theme. This variation of the song features more Halloween-themed instrumentation and a reworked "spookier" melody, and ends with Shiver and Frye performing an exaggerated cackle akin to that of a stereotypical witch.

Victory theme (Friends vs. Family vs. Solo Splatfest)

During the Friends vs. Family vs. Solo Splatfest, a special FrostyFest variation of Ego Overboard played as the battle victory theme. This variation of the song features more holiday-themed instrumentation and a melody that incorporates the refrain from the traditional Christmas carol "Joy to the World".

Victory theme (Baby Chicks vs. Li'l Bunnies vs. Bear Cubs Splatfest)

During the Baby Chicks vs. Li'l Bunnies vs. Bear Cubs Splatfest, a special SpringFest variation of Ego Overboard played as the battle victory theme. This variation of the song is played in swing time and features bouncier, more bubblegum pop-flavored instrumentation and a reworked melody. Notably, Big Man's voice is much more audible in this version of Ego Overboard.


"Overboard" is principally a nautical term referring to things outside of a boat, but it is also frequently used idiomatically to reflect excessive or unreasonable behavior (e.g., to "go overboard"). The combination with "Ego" therefore suggests an overconfident mindset brought on by victory, fitting with the song's role as a battle win jingle.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 上げ潮ノッテモーテル
Ageshio Notte Mōteru
Somehow on the Rising Tide
上げ潮ノッテ comes from "上げ潮に乗って", meaning "riding the rising tide" (smooth sailing).
モーテル is "もうてる", Kansai dialect form of "しまっている", auxiliary verb for when something unwanted or unlikely has happened.