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Famitsu is a gear brand within Splatoon and a real world line of Japanese video game magazines. Unlike most other brands, gear of this brand does not have increased or decreased chances of getting a certain ability.

Real world

Logo of Famitsu

Squid Fashion Contest 2015

On 21 May 2015, Famitsu magazine held a competition, for readers to submit designs for a chance to have the design added to Splatoon.[1] On 25 June 2015 the winner was announced, with over 800 entries received. The winning design was based on a traditional Japanese chef outfit and was added to Splatoon as the Traditional Headband, Traditional Apron and the Traditional Sandals in Version 2.0.0. Also, the development staff of Splatoon and the staff at Famitsu selected three runners-up each. The ones selected by the Splatoon developers received a poster with signatures from the team, while the ones selected by Famitsu received a poster by Takahashi Kino, the author of the Mellow Squid 4-Panel Comic.[2]

Squid Fashion Contest 2017

In a July 2017 issue, the Famitsu magazine held the Squid Fashion Contest 2017, which allowed readers to submit gear designs for a chance at having the design added to Splatoon 2. The winning design, called Ghillie Suit Style, was added to the game in Version 2.0.0, appearing as the Moist Ghillie Helmet, Moist Ghillie Suit and Moist Ghillie Boots. These were produced by Forge rather than the Famitsu brand.

Squid Fashion Contest 2017 also allowed the submission of graffiti. The winning design, Noshi Ika Graffiti, was added to the game, appearing in Walleye Warehouse.[3]



For the category page, see Category:Famitsu.

Famitsu Headgear in Splatoon
Name Brand Availability Ability Star power Added in

Traditional Headband Traditional Headband Famitsu Famitsu Cash 1600 Comeback 2.0.0
Famitsu Clothing in Splatoon
Name Brand Availability Ability Star power Added in

Traditional Apron Traditional Apron Famitsu Famitsu Cash 2000 Quick Respawn 2.0.0
Famitsu Shoes in Splatoon
Name Brand Availability Ability Star power Added in

Traditional Sandals Traditional Sandals Famitsu Famitsu Cash 1700 Run Speed Up 2.0.0



Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ファミ通
An abbreviation for Famicon Tsūshin, the Famicom (NES) News Service
CanadaFrance French Famitsu
Germany German Famitsu
Italy Italian Famitsu
SpainMexico Spanish Famitsu

See also