Hero Shot Replica

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The Hero Shot Replica is a main weapon in Splatoon and Splatoon 2. It is a reskin of the Hero Shot and Splattershot.

Splatoon

Hero Shot Replica

Hero Shot Replica

Category Main
Class Shooter
Sub S Weapon Sub Burst Bomb.png Burst Bomb
Special S Weapon Special Bomb Rush Burst Bomb.png Bomb Rush
Level 3
Cost Cash 500
Availability S2 Brand amiibo.png Inkling Squid Inkling Squid
Base damage 35
Base duration
Ink consumption 0.9%
Special points
Special depletion Specdep icon.png 40%
Range
50 / 100
Damage
45 / 100
Impact
Fire rate
55 / 100
Charge speed
Ink speed
Mobility
Durability
Handling
Other variants Splattershot Splattershot
Tentatek Splattershot Tentatek Splattershot
Wasabi Splattershot Wasabi Splattershot
Octoshot Replica Octoshot Replica

The Hero Shot Replica is a reskin of the Hero Shot and Splattershot, with the same stats and loadout. It is only available from the Inkling Squid amiibo after completing all of its Octo Valley challenges. The Hero Shot Replica is based on the Hero Shot, the main Shooter only usable in Octo Valley and during the Inkling Squid amiibo challenges. However, when the blueprints are given to Sheldon at Ammo Knights, the player is informed that he cannot recreate the technology used in the original gun, so only a replica could be made. Therefore it loses the 3 switchable sub weapons to just regular Splat bombs (In which the design changes to a regular Splat bomb) and is unable to be upgraded. The replica shares the exact stats as the Splattershot and the same Sub/Special loadout (Burst Bombs and Bomb Rush).

Unlock

To unlock the Hero Shot Replica, the player must play the last set of missions from the Inkling Squid amiibo:

Once the last challenge is finished, the Inkling Squid will award the player with cash and the blueprints for the Hero Shot, created by Ammoses Shellendorf, Sheldon's grandfather. Upon entering Ammo Knights, Sheldon will inform the player that although he cannot replicate the original technology, he can recreate it in design.

Data

  • The Hero Shot Replica is a middleweight weapon.
  • The ink consumption of 0.9% allows players to fire 111 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 (10 shots per second).
  • When firing while moving, the player's movement speed is set to 0.72 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 6 degrees.
  • The angle its shots can deviate while in the air is 15 degrees.
  • The Hero Shot Replica 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 4 frames, having an effective range of 88 units.
  • Ink droplets occur every 75 units.
  • The frequency at which ink drips from a shot occurs at a rate of 2 droplets per shot.
  • There are a total of 5 different droplet patterns that can be created while firing this weapon.
  • Droplets that occur within 11 units of the player have a radius of 19.2 units.
  • Droplets that occur when they travel past 200 units of the player have a radius of 18 units.
  • All other ink droplets have a radius of 13 units.

Version history

Version Adjustments
2.2.0
  • Base damage: 36.0 → 35.0
2.7.0
  • Special gauge loss: 50% → as low as 40%

Quotes

"A sweet replica created by Sheldon from his grandfather's blueprints. It looks funky fresh, to be sure, but apparently it's just a regular S Weapon Main Splattershot.png Splattershot with a fancy paint job..."
— In-Game Description(NA)[a]
"Created by Sheldon from his grandfather's blueprints. It looks pretty cool, but apparently it's just a regular S Weapon Main Splattershot.png Splattershot under that paint job..."
— In-Game Description(EU/OC)[b]
Notes
  1. North America
  2. Europe and Oceania

Gallery

Demonstration

Splatoon 2

Hero Shot Replica

Hero Shot Replica

Category Main
Class Shooter
Sub S2 Weapon Sub Burst Bomb.png Burst Bomb
Special S2 Weapon Special Splashdown.png Splashdown
Level 2
Cost Cash 1,500
Availability Octo Canyon Octo Canyon
Base damage 35
Base duration
Ink consumption 0.92%
Special points 170p
Special depletion
Range
50 / 100
Damage
45 / 100
Impact
Fire rate
60 / 100
Charge speed
Ink speed
Mobility
Durability
Handling
Other variants Splattershot Splattershot
Tentatek Splattershot Tentatek Splattershot
Kensa Splattershot Kensa Splattershot
Octo Shot Replica Octo Shot Replica

The Hero Shot Replica returns to Splatoon 2 with an updated model that is visually identical to the Level 3 Hero Shot, which in turn resembles the real life FN P90. However it is once again mechanically identical to the Splattershot. It comes with the sub Burst Bomb and the special Splashdown.

Unlock

To unlock the Hero Shot Replica, the player must complete every level with the Hero Shot in Octo Canyon.

Data

  • The Hero Shot Replica is a middleweight weapon.
  • The ink consumption of 0.92% allows players to fire 108 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 (10 shots per second).
  • When firing while moving, the player's movement speed is set to 0.72 units per frame.
  • After firing, there is a 20 frame cooldown before the ink tank starts refilling.
  • If a shot is in the air for more than 8 frames after being fired, it loses 1.09 damage per frame until it reaches 17.5 damage at frame 24.
  • Shots have a radius of 2 units.
  • The angle its shots can deviate while on the ground is 6 degrees.
  • The angle its shots can deviate while in the air is 12 degrees.
  • The outer reticle immediately expands after jumping. After 25 frames, the outer reticle will start shrinking, and will finish shrinking after 70 frames.
  • The Hero Shot Replica starts off having a 1% chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle.
    • This chance increases by 1% per shot, and maximizes at a 25% chance to shoot towards the outer reticle. Meaning that it takes 24 shots to reach minimum accuracy.
  • When jumping, the chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle is immediately set to 40%.
  • When not shooting, the chance to shoot towards the outer reticle decreases by 0.5% per frame, if the chance is not already at the minimum. Meaning that it takes 48 frames to reach maximum accuracy. (78 after shooting while jumping.)
  • Shots initially travel at a rate of 22 units per frame for 4 frames, having an effective range of 88 units.
    • After that, the shot's velocity is set to 14.495 units if it is not already lower than the listed value, and decreases further as it falls to the ground.
  • Ink droplets occur every 92 units.
  • The frequency at which ink drips from a shot occurs at a rate of 1.5 droplets per shot.
  • There are a total of 6 different droplet patterns that can be created while firing this weapon.
  • Droplets that occur within 11 units of the player have a radius of 18 units, and a width of 12 units.
    • These droplets have their radius multiplied by a value ranging from 1.2 if they fell from a height above 100 units to 1.4 if they fell from a height below 30 units.
  • Droplets that occur when they travel past 200 units of the player have a radius of 16 units.
  • All other ink droplets have a radius of 12.8 units.
  • Droplets that are far from the player and all other droplets have their radius multiplied by a value ranging from 1 if they fell from a height above 100 units to 1.2 if they fell from a height below 30 units.

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Version history

Version Adjustments
Base game
  • Angle of shot deviation while jumping: 15 degrees → 12 degrees
  • Number of droplet patterns: 5 → 6
  • Increase in chance to shoot towards the outer reticle per shot: 2% → 1%
  • Ink consumption: 0.9% → 1.0%
  • Droplet rate: 2 → 1.5
  • Distance between droplets: 75 units → 92 units
  • Radius of paint droplets near the player: 19.2 units → 18 units
  • Far droplet paint radius: 18 units → 16 units
  • Droplet paint radius: 13 units → 12.8 units
1.4.0
2.0.0
  • Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 200
4.2.0
  • Reduce the interval between firing and when you're able to become a squid or use sub weapon by 2/60 of a second.
4.4.0
  • Reduced the time to shoot from squid form by 1/60 of a second.
4.6.0
  • Points to fill special gauge: 200 → 190
4.7.0
  • When equipped, the Main Power Up gear ability will now also lessen shot spread variance when firing while on the ground, in addition to the benefits it previously provided.
4.8.0
  • Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 180
5.0.0
  • Increased damage dealt to the Booyah Bomb armor by roughly 17%.
  • Points to fill special gauge: 180 → 170
5.1.0
  • Decreased ink consumption by roughly 8%.

Quotes

Sheldont.png
Sheldon's Introduction

The Hero Shot Replica is a different aesthetic take on the standard S2 Weapon Main Splattershot.png Splattershot model. This weapon came about after I made a breakthrough in my research and managed to create the ultimate weapon! Sadly, it never made it to mass production because the guys at the factory couldn't wrap their heads around my advanced schematics... So instead they just slapped some shiny parts on a standard Splattershot and called it the Hero Shot Replica. But it sure looks fresh, doesn't it? Give it a shot sometime.

Gallery

Demonstration

Trivia

  • Splatoon 2's Hero Shot Replica resembles the FN P90, a real submachine gun.
  • The Hero Shot Replica in Splatoon 2 is the only Hero Weapon that takes the appearance of its most upgraded form.
  • In the Octo Expansion, Agent 3 Uses the Hero Shot, but it is the version seen in Splatoon.
  • Splatoon 2's Hero Shot Replica is a visual reskin of the normal Splattershot

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese ヒーローシューター レプリカ
Hīrō Shūtā Repurika
Hero Shooter Replica
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Heldenspetter (replica) Hero Splatter (replica)
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Liquéfi. héroïque (rép.)
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Lanceur héroïque (réplique) Heroic Thrower (replica)
FlagGermany.svg German Heldenwaffe Replik Hero Weapon Replica
FlagItaly.svg Italian Pistola élite replica Elite Pistol replica
FlagRussia.svg Russian Каплестрел-004 (клон)
Kaplestrel-004 (klon)
Splattershot-004 (clone)
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Rociador de élite réplica Elite Sprayer Replica
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Pistola de Élite (réplica) Elite gun (replica)

References