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15 February 2024

While closing in to the release date of Splatoon 3: Side Order, Fresh Season 2024 is also fast approching. Direct your opponents to their spawn on Marlin Airport with the new Douser Dualies FF, Recycled Brella 24 Mk I or new alternate sets for existing weapons. Fight Salmonids on Bonerattle Arena and celebrate Splatfest with a bang thanks to the new Fizzbang feature. What else may await us? Mark your calendars, because there is only one week between Side Order release and the start of Fresh Season 2024!

24 January 2024

It's been a big day of news in the world of Splatoon! Headlining is, of course, the news that Wave 2 of the Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass, Side Order, is going to be released on 22 February 2024! The release date was shown at the end of a new trailer, along with artwork showing some mysterious new characters!

In other news, version 6.1.0 of Splatoon 3 lands tomorrow, 25 January 2024, and brings with it the usual mid-season balance patches plus the long-awaited Mincemeat Metalworks revamp. If that makes you want to dance, then you won't have long to wait, as the Deep Cut live concert scheduled for the now-cancelled Nintendo Live 2024 Tokyo will be released for free on YouTube on 10 February 2024!

Finally, in a sad but inevitable update, Nintendo has confirmed that online play on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will shut down on 9 April 2024. Let's all use this time to send off the original Splatoon online in style!

17 November 2023

The eagerly-awaited Deep Cut amiibo have finally released alongside version 5.2.0! Just in time for this month's Splatfest, too! Be sure to pick 'em up to show off your favorite member's gear, or take photos with them anywhere in Photo Mode. — we know who we're gonna pose with. Don't forget to take advantage of the increased Closeout Bonus at the end of the season as well!

15 September 2023

Have you recovered yet? In case you missed it (and how could you?), yesterday's Nintendo Direct finally lifted the lid on Side Order, the exciting single-player DLC mode from Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass! Now with a fresh new release window of Spring 2024, we've been re-introduced to Agent 8, Pearl, and Inkopolis Square, and discovered mysterious new enemies in the Spire of Order with seemingly roguelike gameplay elements. We're still breaking down all the hidden details and can't wait to find out more!

17 August 2023

Another quarter, another season, and this one is not to be mist! Drizzle Season 2023 has just been announced and brings with it a plethora of new features on 1 September 2023, including the new Dread Wringer and Heavy Edit Splatling weapon types and several new and returning variants, the new Crableg Capital and Shipshape Cargo Co. stages with the return of Salmonid Smokeyard, new music from H2Whoa, gear adjustments, Tableturf Battle cards, new Challenges... we could go on and on.

Of course, all this lands just in time for the first anniversary of Splatoon 3 on 9 September 2023, and we're ready to celebrate! A special birthday Splatfest kicks off on the day itself, and it's a battle of the idols: Shiver vs. Frye vs. Big Man! As if all that wasn't enough, we're also getting a Big Run on 2 September 2023 and Deep Cut amiibo on 17 November 2023 - phew!

We'll likely continue to get fresh updates on all these events and updates in the weeks to come!

3 August 2023

After five months of maintenance, Splatoon's online play resumes. Turn on your Wii U for a belated celebration of Splatoon's 8th anniversary. Get your friends and enjoy the nostalgia trip while turfing on Splatoon's exclusive stages, stroll around Inkopolis Plaza and the shops in Booyah Base to see how much has changed, yet is still the same.

16 May 2023

Staying fresh is so last month - it's time to say it with sizzle, as Sizzle Season 2023 is on its way! Launching on 1 June 2023, we so far know that this new heaping of content will include brand-new weapon types (the S-BLAST '92 and Painbrush), new stages (Barnacle & Dime for battles and Jammin' Salmon Junction for Salmon Run), new music (from the excellently-named Yoko & the Gold Bazookas), plus new gear and Tableturf Battle cards and loads of returning favorites to boot! Not to mention the brand-new Challenge mode that's sure to shake up online play!

More information will no doubt be revealed very soon, so look forward to it!

23 March 2023

It seems just yesterday we were enjoying the Dark Chocolate vs. Milk Chocolate vs. White Chocolate Splatfest... Yet, here we are, ready to splat again! This one's theme is Nessie vs. Aliens vs. Bigfoot! With this question in mind, what kind of believer are you? Another exciting factor is that with the purchase of Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass, you can enjoy the Splatfest with a Squid Sisters performance!

...Which brings us to another subject. If you are dwelling in Inkopolis at the time of this Splatfest, you will hear one of two songs. During the first half, you will hear a remix of the old favorite City of Color. But after the halftime report, you will hear a new song playing: Tomorrow's Nostalgia Today!

Whatever team you chose, have fun and stay fresh!

20 March 2023

After our 3 months of Chill Season 2022, we are greeted with another one! Fresh Season 2023 includes two new special weapons (yes, the Kraken has awoken, now the Kraken Royale!) and two new maps, a new one, Um'ami Ruins, and a Splatoon 2 favorite, the Manta Maria! Also, with this update, players can now visit our hometown Inkopolis with the purchase of the Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass! Not only that, but fashion is getting an update with the new brand Z+F! Plus, a new catalog and more, as we await this summer's season, Sizzle Season 2023...

10 February 2023

In case you missed it, the Nintendo Direct from the other day unexpectedly announced Splatoon 3's DLC, in the form of Splatoon 3: Expansion Pass! This double-helping of goodies includes a return to Inkopolis Plaza in the spring, and a very mysterious new single-player campaign called Side Order launching this year or next... What could it be? We have no idea!

Our pages for these new discoveries are now up, and don't forget that news on Fresh Season 2023 should be right around the corner too!

Update (15 February 2023): The first wave of downloadable content will be released on 28 February 2023!

14 November 2022

Chill Season 2022 has been announced with a brand new YouTube trailer! This new season, starting on 1 December 2022, will bring a fresh catalog, new and returning weapons and stages, the return of X Rank in X Battles and an imminent Big Run!

12 October 2022

A small addition while we wait for Splatoon 3's content updates - the Splatoon 3 amiibo trio have a release date! The superfresh Inkling (Yellow), Octoling (Blue), and Smallfry figures will be landing on 11 November 2022 and bring with them new gear sets! Check out the release date trailer for a better look!

13 September 2022

Are you all having fun with Splatoon 3? We've been hard at work filling up our pages with all the freshest info, so keep your eyes peeled for more! Nintendo isn't letting up, either - today's Nintendo Direct revealed the next Splatfest question: What would you bring to a deserted island? Gear vs. Grub vs. Fun starts on 24 September 2022 at 00:00 UTC worldwide! Keep on splatting and we'll see you out there.

11 August 2022

So much was announced in the Splatoon 3 Direct that we couldn't hope to cover it all here! We've had a manic day or so of absorbing all the new information and our coverage of everything we've got to look forward to continues at pace. Check out our new sections, covering everything from Big Man to Big Shot and from Anarchy Battles to Anarchy Rainbow! Then feel free to come and help us out or just take this time to get hyped!

And don't forget, it was also announced that the Splatoon 3 Splatfest World Premiere demo is available to pre-order for free now! The three-way event, Rock vs. Paper vs. Scissors, kicks off on 27 August 2022, but you'll have two days beforehand to play the tutorial, get to grips with the gameplay, and vote for your favorite team!

8 August 2022

It's been a little while since we've had any large news drops, and while the little Twitter reveals were nice, here's something to really sink your teeth into: a Splatoon 3 Direct is on its way! (And we swear it has nothing to do with us!) The live stream kicks off at 13:00 UTC on 10 August 2022, so you don't have much longer to wait!

We can't wait to find out what's in store for this fresh new experience which is just over a month away!

22 April 2022

You heard it, squidkids - Splatoon 3 is officially releasing on Nintendo Switch on 9 September 2022! That means you have over four months to practice your splatting... or get your body ready to join in for the first time! There's loads of new information hiding in the release date trailer, and we can't wait to meet you in the Splatlands!

Oh, and while we're here, the Octo Expansion is now available for free for anybody with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription!

10 April 2022
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Inkipedia is available in another language - Spanish! This new Spanish-language wiki is called Inkipedia ES or Inkipedia en español.

The project started as a FANDOM wiki on 20 March 2015, and became an independent wiki with the creation of Inkipedia ES on 5 March 2022. Inkipedia ES was opened to the public for editing on 8 April 2022.

This is the second time we have launched another version of Inkipedia to support a language; the first language to be added was French with the opening of Inkipedia FR on 8 June 2016.

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1 April 2022

Little buddy has gone missing! Agent 3 has been looking everywhere, but they need your help!

Little buddy's two favorite spoons are missing as well. It's up to you to find them! There is a little buddy or spoon hidden in 3 Inkipedia articles.

Top prize: Find little buddy and both spoons, and win a little buddy plush!
Basic prize: Find at least one spoon or little buddy, and win access to the limited-access Splatoon 3 Testfire next week!

Splatoon 3 Testfire details: You can play online battles with four weapons, in the Scorch Gorge and Eeltail Alley stages. The weapons are Splattershot, Splat Roller, Splat Charger and a new weapon with a shape like a bow!

The timing of the Splatoon 3 Testfire event is as follows:

  • April 11
12-12:59 p.m. PT / 3-3:59 p.m. ET
8-8:59 p.m. PT / 11-11:59 p.m. ET
  • April 12
4-4:59 a.m. PT / 7-7:59 a.m. ET
12-12:59 p.m. PT / 3-3:59 p.m. ET
8-8:59 p.m. PT / 11-11:59 p.m. ET
  • April 13
4-4:59 a.m. PT / 7-7:59 a.m. ET

The little buddy scavenger hunt is one day only. To claim your prize, communicate with Inkipedia staff by the usual method (carrier pigeon). April Fools!

Update - 2 April 2022 - We hope you enjoyed the little buddy scavenger hunt! How many little buddies did you find?

This April Fools event impacted the following articles. The impact can still be seen, using these special links: Little buddy, Agent 3, Alterna, Fuzzy Ooze, Return of the Mammalians, player customization, Smallfry, Sloshing Machine, Splatoon 3, Splatoon 3 gallery.
9 February 2022

The Splatoon 3 co-op mode, Salmon Run Next Wave, has been revealed! The latest Nintendo Direct contained a new Splatoon 3 trailer. Watch it here and get ready for when Splatoon 3 releases this summer!

24 December 2021

Merry Squidmas and happy holidays!

Update - 27 December 2021 - The 2021 user contribution stats have been released.

For the next few days, we will highlight some of the most notable Inkipedia projects of 2021, with the highlights being shared on our Twitter account. Links to the highlights are below.

29 October 2021

Splatty Halloween to everyone from us here at Inkipedia! What mysteries lie beneath the surface of this artwork? Only time will tell.

23 September 2021

The Splatoon 3 story mode Return of the Mammalians has been revealed! The latest Nintendo Direct contains a new Splatoon 3 trailer and commentary from the Squid Research Labs. Watch it here! (31:40 - 36:00)

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16 July 2021

Another day without any Splatoon 3 news. How are we going to cope? Wait, here's something! Some new footage of Splatoon 3 was shown during the Nintendo Switch OLED Model reveal trailer! Have a great summer!

  • Update - 21 July 2021 - Today marks the 4th anniversary of the release of Splatoon 2!
1 April 2021

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(April Fools!)

17 February 2021

Splatoon 3 was announced at the Nintendo Direct today! It will be released for Nintendo Switch next year. Information about the new game is being added to Inkipedia as it becomes available. Check out the Splatoon 3 announcement trailer!

20 December 2020

Merry Squidmas and happy holidays!

Here's a quick update on what Inkipedia editors have been up to...

3 September 2020

To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. series, a special themed Splatfest will be held in Splatoon 2 in January 2021! Read more here!

This event asks the question: Which power-up would you prefer? Super size from a Super Mushroom or invincibility from a Super Star?

21 July 2020

Today is the third anniversary of the release of Splatoon 2!

We should celebrate, by playing Splatoon 2! Perhaps, we could play in some sort of special event? Nintendo's got us covered!

Three Splatfest events have been announced, starting with the rematch of Chicken vs. Egg on 21 August 2020!

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Stay Fresh!
24 May 2020

Happy birthday to us! Today marks the fifth anniversary of when Inkipedia was established as an independent site on 24 May 2015, and we haven't stopped growing since! Thank you to everyone who visits and works on our wiki to keep us improving. We love you!

Splatoon also turns five years old on 28 May 2020, so be sure to celebrate then too! Here's to five more years together!

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7 May 2020

Dust off your weapons and freshen up your gear because Splatfest is back for 48 hours only! Yes, ten months after the Final Fest, Chaos vs. Order, we're getting a special reprise of Mayo vs. Ketchup, running from 22 to 24 May 2020.

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Unlike the original event from August 2017, this Splatfest will run for longer than usual and have combined worldwide results, meaning every victory counts! Get voting and we'll see you on the battlefield!

22 April 2020

The Splatoon 2 Special Demo 2020 is a free demo that will be playable between 30 April and 6 May 2020.

It allows players to engage in free four-on-four Turf War with other players who own the full game, with additions of Salmon Run and Ranked Battle, at scheduled times. Players who download the demo will even receive a seven-day free trial for Nintendo Switch Online! In addition, the Splatoon 2 game will be available at a discounted price on Nintendo eShop during the duration of the Special Demo.

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15 April 2020

Update available! Version 5.2.0 of Splatoon 2 was released on 22 April 2020 and features additional balancing adjustments for weapons (pictured), as well as changes to online connections in the event of a disconnect and unlocking Splatfest music tracks in Squid Beatz 2 for everyone.

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More updates to weapon balancing should appear in the future, so be sure to keep an eye out!

1 April 2020

Nintendo has announced that special Inkipedia gear will arrive in Splatoon 2! This gear will be given to all Inkipedia Editors who made 100 or more meaningful edits to pages. More information will be announced soon!

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6 January 2020

A new update has landed! Make sure your copy of Splatoon 2 is up to date to receive Version 5.1.0, which includes several balancing changes for weapons (pictured). More similar updates will continue in the future, with the next one scheduled for late April. Until then, have fun!

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23 December 2019

Version 5.1.0 is coming to Splatoon 2! This will include several balance changes and adjustments to weapons when it lands on 6 January 2020.

Additionally, another update may be coming around the end of April 2020. From all of us at Inkipedia, have fun and have a happy new year!

10 October 2019

Version 5.0.1 of Splatoon 2 is here! This update contains several fixes and adjustments for weapons and stages, as well as a new rule for disconnecting while waiting for Ranked Battles. With this, Starfish Mainstage (pictured) is also back in online modes, so enjoy!

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19 September 2019

A new update to Splatoon 2 is on the way! Version 5.0.1 will fix some minor issues related to the Ultra Stamp and will be distributed around 10 October 2019.

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Please bear in mind that, due to the above issue being noticed, Starfish Mainstage (pictured) will be taken down from all online battle modes from 00:00 UTC on 20 September 2019 until the update's release.

31 July 2019

Version 5.0.0 of Splatoon 2 is now available! This is the final major content update for the game, so be sure to keep your copy up to date.

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As well as balance changes for main and special weapons and a series of adjustments, the "Turf War (Splatfest)" mode has been added to Private Battles, the Splatfest Tee Replica has been added as the final new gear item, and Shellendorf Institute (pictured) and New Albacore Hotel have had renovations. Enjoy the new content!

22 July 2019

The final major content update to Splatoon 2, Version 5.0.0, has been confirmed to be arriving in late July! As well as introducing the 'Turf War (Splatfest)' mode for Private Battles (pictured), it will also add the Splatfest Tee Replica alongside it!

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In addition, Shellendorf Institute will be closed for refurbishments in all online modes from 00:00 UTC on 29 July 2019, scheduled to finish on 31 July 2019. Look forward to this update and new adjustments coming soon!

8 June 2019

The final Splatfest has been announced — Chaos vs. Order! It will be held in all regions for 72 hours from 18 July 2019 to 21 July 2019. Four new headgear items based on this Splatfest theme will be available. The Nintendo Switch News Channel will be updated in late June with instructions on obtaining the gear. All 23 previous Shifty Station layouts will appear, and a new Shifty Station layout will premiere in the last 24 hours of the Splatfest!

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In addition, version 5.0.0 will be released after the Splatfest. This update will add a "Turf War (Splatfest)" option to Private Battles, allowing players to experience all Shifty Station layouts as well as the Splatfest (night-time) versions of each normal stage!

1 April 2019

Nintendo has announced that the Japanese exclusive gear has made its way overseas! To get the gear, go to the My Nintendo rewards website and spend your points on this fresh gear. You will get a code that needs to be entered in the Nintendo eShop on your Switch. A box containing your chosen gear will then appear in Inkopolis Square when you start the game.

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The following gear items have been confirmed:

1 April 2019

At the fourth Splatoon Koshien Japanese championships, it was announced that Sheldon's Picks will be returning to Splatoon 2, including all weapons that did not get a third variant in the Kensa Collection. They will be released on 3 April 2019 at 01:00 UTC as part of the 4.6.0 version release.

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Sheldon's Picks:
22 February 2019

Crusty Sean and Murch have teamed up to provide everyone with some gear ability tips via the Squid Research Lab Report on the Nintendo Switch News Channel.
If you check out the article via your Nintendo Switch, you'll receive some Drink Tickets as a courtesy. Keep an eye out for these articles to start popping up late next week!

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4 February 2019

Version 4.4.0 has been released! It contains changes to Kelp Dome, Balance changes, fixes and adjustments.

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27 January 2019

At the fourth Splatoon Koshien Japanese championships, it was announced that Sheldon's Picks will be returning to Splatoon 2, including all weapons that did not get a third variant in the Kensa Collection - S Weapon Main Heavy Splatling Remix.png Heavy Splatling Remix, S Weapon Main Sploosh-o-matic 7.png Sploosh-o-matic 7, S Weapon Main Fresh Squiffer.png Fresh Squiffer, S Weapon Main Cherry H-3 Nozzlenose.png Cherry H-3 Nozzlenose, S Weapon Main N-ZAP '83.png N-ZAP '83, S Weapon Main Soda Slosher.png Soda Slosher, S Weapon Main Aerospray PG.png Aerospray PG, S Weapon Main Bamboozler 14 Mk III.png Bamboozler 14 Mk III, S Weapon Main Permanent Inkbrush.png Permanent Inkbrush and S Weapon Main Grim Range Blaster.png Grim Range Blaster. In addition, "a few more updates" are planned, and details will be revealed in the future.

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22 December 2018

Make sure to check your Nintendo Switch news feed - four new Frosty Fest gear items are available through the news application.

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5 December 2018

Version 4.3.0 has been released, It adds 8 new weapons, including the fourth Kensa Collection (comprised of the S2 Weapon Main Kensa .52 Gal.png Kensa .52 Gal, S2 Weapon Main Kensa Rapid Blaster.png Kensa Rapid Blaster, S2 Weapon Main Kensa Mini Splatling.png Kensa Mini Splatling and S2 Weapon Main Kensa Glooga Dualies.png Kensa Glooga Dualies), also Blackbelly Skatepark underwent renovation and areas of spawn got deepened and widened, and two new abilities: S2 Ability Bomb Defense Up DX.png Bomb Defense Up DX and S2 Ability Main Power Up.png Main Power Up were added.

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7 November 2018

Version 4.2.0 has been released! It adds the new Salmon Run stage Ruins of Ark Polaris, the third Kensa Collection (comprised of the S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splattershot Jr..png Kensa Splattershot Jr., S2 Weapon Main Kensa L-3 Nozzlenose.png Kensa L-3 Nozzlenose, S2 Weapon Main Kensa Octobrush.png Kensa Octobrush and S2 Weapon Main Kensa Undercover Brella.png Kensa Undercover Brella), as well as a new sub weapon, the S2 Weapon Sub Torpedo.png Torpedo, and a new special weapon, the S2 Weapon Special Ultra Stamp.png Ultra Stamp.

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3 October 2018

Version 4.1.0 has been released! It adds the new stage Skipper Pavilion, the second Kensa Collection (comprised of the S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splattershot Pro.png Kensa Splattershot Pro, S2 Weapon Main Kensa Luna Blaster.png Kensa Luna Blaster, S2 Weapon Main Kensa Dynamo Roller.png Kensa Dynamo Roller and S2 Weapon Main Kensa Sloshing Machine.png Kensa Sloshing Machine), and four new music tracks!

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A special celebratory Splatfest for Halloween titled "Splatoween" was announced to take place over 48 hours from 19 October 2018 to 21 October 2018. Special festive-themed promotional headgear will be given through the Nintendo Switch News channel on the Switch.

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13 September 2018

A roadmap for upcoming Splatoon 2 content has been released. New weapons, Splatfest changes, a new stage, and other changes have been promised.

The first batch of weapons from the Kensa Collection, a line of weapons designed by Toni Kensa, have been released.

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A gear reward will be available for players who purchase a 12 month Nintendo Switch Online membership: Online Jersey & Online Squidkid V.

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30 August 2018

From the evening of 8/31, Starfish Mainstage will be closed due to repair work. During construction, this stage will not be available in Regular, Ranked, and League Battle. The stage will still be playable in Private Battle though.

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The monthly weapon shipment to Ammo Knights is expected to arrive in early September.

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31 July 2018

Four new weapons were released at the start of August. The weapons are S2 Weapon Main Custom Hydra Splatling.png Custom Hydra Splatling, S2 Weapon Main Bloblobber.png Bloblobber, S2 Weapon Main Nautilus 47.png Nautilus 47, and S2 Weapon Main Light Tetra Dualies.png Light Tetra Dualies.

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A returning stage, Ancho-V Games, was released as part of the August content update.

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29 June 2018

Four new weapons were released at the start of July. The weapons are S2 Weapon Main Ballpoint Splatling.png Ballpoint Splatling, S2 Weapon Main Bamboozler 14 Mk II.png Bamboozler 14 Mk II, S2 Weapon Main Tenta Sorella Brella.png Tenta Sorella Brella, and S2 Weapon Main Explosher.png Explosher.

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New Albacore Hotel, a new stage was released as part of the July content update.

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13 June 2018

The Octo Expansion paid downloadable content is available now! It brings a new single-player mode consisting of 80+ levels, culminating in the introduction of playable Octolings.

Read more...

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12 June 2018

More Updates! Continuing updates and support for Splatoon 2 has been extended from up to July 2018 to December 2018. New content updates including new Stages and Weapons are still on their way!

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8 June 2018
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SWC Logo Tee

SWC Logo Tee, a new in-game gear item released to promote the Splatoon World Championships, is now available. For more information on how to get yours, click here.

31 May 2018

The new weapons for June are: S2 Weapon Main Custom Dualie Squelchers.png Custom Dualie Squelchers, S2 Weapon Main Rapid Blaster Pro Deco.png Rapid Blaster Pro Deco, S2 Weapon Main Undercover Sorella Brella.png Undercover Sorella Brella, and S2 Weapon Main Carbon Roller Deco.png Carbon Roller Deco.

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A fresh stage, Wahoo World, was also released as part of the June content update.

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25 April 2018

On April 25, 2018 at 01:00 UTC, Splatoon 2 version 3.0.0 was released, bringing with it 100+ new pieces of gear, new music, Rank X, the return of Camp Triggerfish and much more.

Read more...

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20 April 2018

Report from Squid Research Lab Squid Research Lab:

Research indicates that the S2 Weapon Main Custom Range Blaster.png Custom Range Blaster will soon be available at S2 Icon Ammo Knights.png Ammo Knights. Through careful deductive processes, we can gleam that this is a “Custom” version of the “Range Blaster.” Hah, science is truly wondrous! This new weapon has the same stats as the Range Blaster, but also comes with S2 Weapon Sub Curling Bomb.png Curling Bombs and the S2 Weapon Special Bubble Blower.png Bubble Blower: two great ways to pin down the enemy. This kit is perfect for players who want to lock down the battlefield.

Read more...

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13 April 2018

Report from Squid Research Lab Squid Research Lab:

You can finally cross this off your bucket list: research indicates that the S2 Weapon Main Tri-Slosher Nouveau.png Tri-Slosher Nouveau will be available tonight. This weapon has the same stats as the Tri-Slosher, but comes with an exclusive sticker (and looks rather smashing if I do say so myself). This kit also comes with S2 Weapon Sub Splat Bomb.png Splat Bombs and the S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm special…two ways to make your opponents scatter. It's a great kit for those who love being a team player.

Read more...

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23 March 2018

Report from Squid Research Lab Squid Research Lab:

It's time to put the “ink” in “Zink” tonight! The S2 Weapon Main Zink Mini Splatling.png Zink Mini Splatling has the same stats as the Mini Splatling but comes with a unique look. This kit also contains S2 Weapon Sub Curling Bomb.png Curling Bombs (which allows you to quickly reach the front lines) and the S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm special (which helps with your team's mobility). With this delightful combination, it's a good kit for those more mobile-minded Splatling users.

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16 March 2018

Report from Squid Research Lab Squid Research Lab:

Our research appears to be on the nose this time: the H-3 Nozzlenose D to be precise – available tonight! This version of the H-3 Nozzlenose has the same stats, but new flair. This is very handy when showing it off to your friends…not that scientists such as myself value such things…harrumph. Rounding out the kit are S2 Weapon Sub Suction Bomb.png Suction Bombs (which we hear really “suck” for your opponent) and S2 Weapon Special Ink Armor.png Ink Armor to help the fortitude of your fellow squid-mates.

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9 March 2018

Octo Expansion is an upcoming paid DLC for Splatoon 2 with a scheduled release date of July 31, 2018. It brings a new single-player mode consisting of 80+ levels, culminating in the introduction of playable Octolings. Players who pre-purchase the expansion immediately receive the Studio Octophones and Octo Layered LS promotional gear.

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2 March 2018

The Dark Tetra Dualies were released on March 2, 2018. They are a new main weapon made by the Tentatek Tentatek brand, and focus on mobility allowing up to four consecutive dodge rolls as well as shooting while rolling. They come with S2 Weapon Sub Autobomb.png Autobombs and the S2 Weapon Special Splashdown.png Splashdown.

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24 February 2018

The Luna Blaster Neo was released on February 24, 2018. This weapon is a S2 Weapon Main Luna Blaster.png Luna Blaster with a different kit, and Neo Neo branding. It comes with S2 Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mines and the S2 Weapon Special Suction-Bomb Launcher.png Suction-Bomb Launcher.

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17 February 2018

The Sloshing Machine Neo was released on February 17, 2018. This weapon is a S2 Weapon Main Sloshing Machine.png Sloshing Machine with a different kit, and Neo Neo branding. It comes with S2 Weapon Sub Point Sensor.png Point Sensors and the S2 Weapon Special Splat-Bomb Launcher.png Splat-Bomb Launcher.

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9 February 2018

The Custom Goo Tuber was released on February 9, 2018. This weapon is a S2 Weapon Main Goo Tuber.png Goo Tuber with different kit, and Custom Custom branding. It comes with S2 Weapon Sub Curling Bomb.png Curling Bombs and the S2 Weapon Special Inkjet.png Inkjet.

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27 January 2018

The Rapid Blaster Deco have been released on January 27, 2018. This weapon is a standard S2 Weapon Main Rapid Blaster.png Rapid Blaster with different kit. It comes with S2 Weapon Sub Suction Bomb.png Suction Bombs and the S2 Weapon Special Inkjet.png Inkjet.

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20 January 2018

The .52 Gal Deco have been released on January 20, 2018. This weapon is a standard S2 Weapon Main .52 Gal.png .52 Gal with some extra flair. It comes with S2 Weapon Sub Curling Bomb.png Curling Bombs to smoke out opponents and the S2 Weapon Special Sting Ray.png Sting Ray special for long distance foes.

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13 January 2018

The Dapple Dualies Nouveau have been released. This weapon is the alternative version of the S2 Weapon Main Dapple Dualies.png Dapple Dualies. Differences include a blue color scheme, and a different sub and special weapon kit. It comes with the S2 Weapon Sub Toxic Mist.png Toxic Mist sub and the S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm special.

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6 January 2018

The L-3 Nozzlenose D has been released. This weapon is the alternative version of the S2 Weapon Main L-3 Nozzlenose.png L-3 Nozzlenose. Differences include a dolphin sticker on the weapon, and a different sub and special weapon kit. It comes with the S2 Weapon Sub Burst Bomb.png Burst Bomb sub and the S2 Weapon Special Inkjet.png Inkjet special.

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2 January 2018

The Octobrush Nouveau has been released. This weapon is an S2 Weapon Main Octobrush.png Octobrush with a Nouveau sticker on it, and a different kit as well. It comes with the S2 Weapon Sub Squid Beakon.png Squid Beakon sub and the S2 Weapon Special Tenta Missiles.png Tenta Missiles special.

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30 December 2017

The Undercover Brella is a brella that can be fired while its semi-transparent shield is open. The shield will open after the first shot fires, if the user is holding down the trigger. The shield cannot be launched, and has the lowest durability in its class. It comes with the S2 Weapon Sub Ink Mine.png Ink Mine sub and the S2 Weapon Special Splashdown.png Splashdown special.

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24 December 2017

Merry Squidmas!

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And happy Octivus too!