Matchmaker Station

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F08: Jump Station
C11: Abracadabra Station
Deepsea Metro Line C
C13: Smash & Dash Station

"What's up, dog?"
Matchmaker Station
Match the shape!
Station F07C12
Test Fee CQ Points 500
Lives × 1
and rewards


CQ Points 1300 CQ Points 1500
Mem cake Crusty Sean
Music #4 dunno

Matchmaker Station is a test in Splatoon 2's paid downloadable content, Octo Expansion. This station is unlocked after clearing Abracadabra Station, Smash & Dash Station, Duh-Oh Station, or Jump Station.


The player must pass either C11 Abracadabra Station, C13 Smash & Dash Station, F06 Duh-Oh Station, or F08 Jump Station. The shortest way to access this station is to clear F06 Duh-Oh Station.


Matchmaker Station stats
Area Enemies Armor Main weapon Special weapon Sub weapon
Final checkpoint N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


The player has one life to destroy crates to match the shape on the left. If an incorrect crate is destroyed, the player will fail the test.

Final checkpoint

After going through the turnstyle, there is one shape made of blocks on the left and a stack of crates on the right. There is a wall to a grated platform on the right for a better vantage point. On the shape, there is a small Splat-Switch on the left ear, flipping a platform to reveal two Power Egg packs in front of the shape and one pack behind the crates. After successfully destroying all the correct crates, a launchpad appears which leads to the goal.


The player will be able to choose from the Squeezer or the Splat Charger, both with a Splat Bomb. The Squeezer is a quick and efficient way to destroy the crates, while the Splat Charger, sometimes needing a careful hand, can break multiple crates with one shot.


Mem cake

How long must I wait in his line?
Such tragic lack of Crusty snack...
I'm almost there! It will be mine!

Completing this test awards the player with the Crusty Sean mem cake.

Enemies and mechanics

Previously introduced


USA English

C.Q. Cumber's Quotes

Please create a shape out of the crates that is identical to the example on the left.
If you destroy an incorrect crate by accident, you will fail.
This test requires a precision of focus and close attention to detail.
You broke an incorrect crate—test failed.

Cap'n Cuttlefish's Quotes

Keep calm and focus on your breathing! It's a rule of the battlefield.
Oho! A secret stash of Power Eggs!

- If the player finds the secret Ink Switch.

Marina's Quotes

It's like cutting out shapes! How fun!
Make sure you take a good look at the example shape, OK?
Fully charged shots will go straight through crates, so take care!
— When the player has the Splat Charger equipped.
Take extra care when shooting out the little details, Agent 8!
That means there's gotta be something left that you're supposed to shave off...
Wow—you're not even going to take a moment to admire our work?

Pearl's Quotes

Going full auto is probably a terrible idea... Feather that trigger for the win!
— When the player has the Squeezer equipped.
OK—so you're supposed to shoot out crates on the right until they look like this, huh?
Wait a second, hold on... I've seen this shape before...
Arrrgggh... I just wanna blow this whole thing sky-high!
Is it seriously not done?!
YESSS! Head for the goal!



  • In an interview with Famitsu, the developers confirmed that the statue is modeled after Judd, a cat. This is supported in-game by Pearl saying the shape looks familiar to her.
    • It has also been confirmed that Commander Tartar's creator was also Judd's owner, further supporting this.
  • The finished statue is a reference to the voxel dog featured in Nintendo's Picross 3D.
  • This station has many colored vinyl phonograph records or LP records floating around in the background.


The title is a reference to a real-world matchmaker.

The subtitle, "What's up, dog?" may be a reference to the popular joke centered on tricking a target into asking "What's updog?". It may also be a reference to Bugs Bunny's catchphrase "What's up, doc?".

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 1つでも壊し間違うとアウトです

Hitosu demo kowashi machigau to autodesu
Han panesshū Eki
Onaji katachi ni seyo!
If you destroy one wrong then (you're) out
Han Pane State Station
Make the shapes same!
Netherlands Dutch Is dat een verkeerd krat?
Wat een plaatje!
Maak het voorbeeld na!
Is that a wrong crate?
What a picture![a]
Copy the example!
Canada French (NOA) La beauté cachée du casseau
Galerie de l'Art récup'
Reproduis la forme!
The hidden beauty of the crate
Recycled Art Gallery
Reproduce the shape!
France French (NOE) La beauté cachée du cageot
Galerie de l'Art récup'
Reproduis la forme !
The hidden beauty of the crate
Recycled Art Gallery
Reproduce the shape!
Germany German Eine falsche Kiste und aus!
Baue die Vorgabe nach!
One wrong crate and (you're) out!
Reconstruct to the Specifications!
Italy Italian Un mosaico di casse
Spalto Scultura
Crea la stessa forma!
A mosaic made of crates
Sculpture Bulwark
Create the same shape!
Russia Russian ...Ваш лещик купил бы ящик!
Скопируй статую!

...Vash leshchik kupil by yashchik!
Skopiruy statuyu!
...Your little bream would buy a box![b]
Catto-Sculpting Town Station[c]
Copy the statue!
SpainMexico Spanish Donde hay algo que no encaja
Crea una forma idéntica.
Where there's something that doesn't fit[d]
Clear creek
Create an identical shape.

Translation notes

  1. Alludes to the records in this level.
  2. A reference to a Russian cat food commercial, the slogan of which is "You kitty cat would buy Whiskas".
  3. Uses a meme word for "cat" corrupted in the same way as a word "dog" can be corrupted into a "doggo".
  4. This is a pun, since encaja ("fits") contains caja ("crate").