Hockey Helmet

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The Hockey Helmet is headgear in the Splatoon series.

In Splatoon 2, it is a 3-star item produced by Forge and comes with the primary ability Main Power Up. It can be purchased from Headspace for Cash 9,900 or from SplatNet 2 Gear Shop for Cash 14,850.

In Splatoon 3, it is a 2-star item produced by Forge and comes with the primary ability Intensify Action. It can be purchased from Naut Couture for Cash 9,900 or from SplatNet 3 Shop for Cash 14,850.

Appearance

The Hockey Helmet is a hockey helmet that changes color to almost match the wearer's ink. It has a tinted plastic shield over the eyes. On the forehead is the [[[Forge]] name in white lettering. Various decals adorn the helmet.

When displayed in a locker in Splatoon 3, this gear is placed on a black mannequin head.

Splatoon 2

Hockey Helmet
Hockey Helmet
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 9,900
SplatNet 2
Cash 14,850
Star count
Added in
Initial Release (1.0.0)

The Hockey Helmet debuted in Splatoon 2 at release.

Abilities

The Hockey Helmet comes with Main Power Up as the primary ability when purchased from a shop or ordered from Murch. When purchased from SplatNet 2, it comes with any other primary ability normally available to Headgear. As a 3-star item, the Hockey Helmet comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Forge gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Special Power Up and a lower chance of rolling Ink Saver (Sub) to fill its secondary ability slots.

Splatoon 3

Hockey Helmet
Hockey Helmet
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 9,900
SplatNet 3
Cash 14,850
Star power
Added in

The Hockey Helmet returns in Splatoon 3's Drizzle Season 2022 in version 1.1.0. Prior to its release, it could be seen in the Splatoon 3 Splatfest World Premiere.

Abilities

The Hockey Helmet comes with Intensify Action as the primary ability when purchased from a shop or ordered from Murch. When purchased from SplatNet 3, it comes with any other primary ability normally available to Headgear. As a 2-star item, the Hockey Helmet comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. The star level may be increased with Super Sea Snails for 1 (first), 1 (second), 5 (third), 10 (fourth), or 20 (fifth) Super Sea Snails per star, or by purchasing additional copies of it from Naut Couture for 10,000 (first), 30,000 (second), 50,000 (third), 100,000 (fourth), or 200,000 (fifth) Cash per star. Increasing the star level beyond 2 stars will increase the gear experience gained by a cumulative 3.333…% up to 10% additional experience at 5-star level. Since it is made by the Forge gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Special Power Up and a lower chance of rolling Ink Saver (Sub) to fill its secondary ability slots.

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Etymology

  • The Japanese name "イカロス" (Ikaros) is a transcription of Ἴκαρος, the Greek name of the mythological character Icarus. It was also likely chosen as a pun on the word Ika, meaning "squid".

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese イカロスHKメット
Ikarosu HK Metto
Icarus HK (Hockey) Helmet.[a]
Netherlands Dutch IJshockeyhelm Ice hockey helmet
CanadaFrance French Casque de hockey Hockey Helmet
Germany German Hockey-Helm Hockey Helmet
Italy Italian Casco da hockey Hockey helmet
Russia Russian Шлем ХК «Барракуда»
Shlem HK «Barrakuda»
HC «Barracuda» helmet
SpainMexico Spanish Casco hockey Hockey helmet
China Chinese 伊卡洛斯曲棍球安全帽
yīkǎluòsī qūgùnqiú ānquán mào (Mandarin)
Icarus Hockey Helmet
South Korea Korean 이카로스 HK 헬멧
ikaloseu HK helmes
Icarus HK Helmet

Translation notes

  1. Metto is an abbreviation for "helmet".