Humpback Pump Track

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Humpback Pump Track is a multiplayer stage in Splatoon 2. The main terrain of Humpback Pump Track features an uneven bike track comprising the border of the inner area as well as a raised hump-shaped hill at the center of the stage.[1][2]

Layout

Humpback Pump Track overview.

The spawn points are located on inaccessible points of the stage which allow a fairly wide window to access the battleground. Following the track to the right leads to a drop-off and a raised ramp which allows players to attack from behind cover, and continuing to follow the track leads into the enemy's side. Following the track to the left accesses the opponent's primary access point to the other team's side.

Ranked Battle terrain

In Ranked Battles, specifications for the terrain or placement of objects are different between the modes; these changes create new paths or new objects to take cover behind.

Splat Zones

The Splat Zone is located at the center of the stage on top of the hump. Inkrails have been added to make getting to the center of the stage faster. Blocks to the side of the stage make access to the opposing team's side harder.

Tower Control

The Tower is located at the center of the stage on top of the hump. The Tower moves at an angle, left down the hump before traveling through the alley, then going up into the enemy base where it reaches its goal. Blocks to the side of the stage make access to the opposing team's side harder.

Checkpoints:

  • The first checkpoint is immediately off the hump.
  • The second checkpoint is located after the Tower has traveled the entire span of the lower alley just before it raises into the enemy territory.

Rainmaker

The Rainmaker is located at the center of the stage on top of the hump. The goal is located at the far end of the opposing team's side, being located as far the opposing team can go. Unlike other stages which may offer multiple paths to reach the goal, Humpback Pump Track only offers a single point of entry: going around from the right track. Inkrails have been added to make getting to the center of the stage faster. Blocks to the side of the stage make access to the opposing team's side harder.

Clam Blitz

The basket on this stage is located at opposing ends of the central area, making access to the basket fairly easy. Blocks to the side of the stage make access to the opposing team's side harder.

Splatoon 2

Humpback Pump Track

Humpback Pump Track

Introduced Launch
Total area 2,248p
Features InkrailsTC & RM
Hazards Abyss

Humpback Pump Track was released with the launch of Splatoon 2. A modified version of Humpback Pump Track appears in Octoling Assault, an Octo Canyon mission.

Version history

Version Adjustments
2.1.0
  • Adjusted placement of objects in Tower Control.
    • Greatly adjusted the path of the tower.
    • Added Inkrail from each team's base toward the center.
    • Additionally, adjusted placement of things such as obstacles.
3.1.0
  • Fixed an issue in Humpback Pump Track causing bombs and players to clip into stage features in the middle of the stage.

Maps

Gallery

Quotes

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Trivia

  • The stage name is a reference to humpback whales and pump tracks.
  • The internal code name for this stage in the game files is "Wave".

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese コンブトラック
kombu torakku
Kombu (kelp) Track
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Lekkerbektrack From Lekkerbek (a Dutch baked fish dish) and track
FlagFrance.svg French Piste Méroule Méroule Track (Méroule: From the word "Mérou" (Grouper) and "Roule" (roll, drive))
FlagGermany.svg German Buckelwal-Piste Humpback Whale Course (pun on Buckelpiste (mogul slope/field))
FlagItaly.svg Italian Tintodromo Montecarpa Inktrack Montecarp (pun on the real-life Circuit of Montecarlo)
FlagRussia.svg Russian Велозал «9-й вал»
Velozal «9-y val»
From велосипед velosiped, bicycle, зал zal, room, and the ninth wave, which is considered the strongest wave in a storm
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Tiburódromo From tiburón (shark) and velódromo (velodrome)

References