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Equipment is a collective term referring to both weapons and gear that a player has equipped (placed on their character).

Info Screen

The Info Screen as seen in Splatoon 2

The Info Screen, known in Splatoon as the Gear(NA)[a] or Equipment(EU/OC)[b] screen, is a menu that displays the player's current information. It is located on the Wii U GamePad in Splatoon and on the menu's Status tab in Splatoon 2.

It includes the player's:

Splatoon's Gear Screen also provides a link to the Ability Guide.

Pressing Plus on Gamepad or any Nintendo Switch controller opens the equip screen.

Equip Screen

The Equip Screen as seen in Splatoon 2. An Inkling is wearing the Jet Cap, Black Baseball LS, and the Strapping Whites

From the equip screen, the player can change their weapon or gear. Information about each item can be read by pressing X. When a weapon is highlighted, Y can be pressed to access the Shooting Range with that weapon. The player's Inkling can be rotated with Right Stick.

Splatoon 2 introduced the ability for players to sort their gear based on a variety of factors by pressing Left Stick. Gear can be sorted by recent use, brand, or ability, while weapons can be sorted by recent use, main weapon class, sub weapon, or special weapon.


SRL User Interface dept. here. You're looking at the Equip menu, where you can edit your loadout to suit your next battle. We've discovered that the Sort feature has been enhanced so it's easier than ever to find the weapon or gear you're looking for.
— @SplatoonNA on Twitter[1]


Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese そうび
Netherlands Dutch Uitrusting Equipment


  1. North America
  2. Europe and Oceania