Moby Knit

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The Moby Knit is a piece of clothing in Splatoon 3.
In Splatoon 3, it is a 2-star item produced by Krak-On and comes with the primary ability Ink Recovery Up. It must first be unlocked through levelling up the Chill Season 2022 Catalog to level 6, then it can be purchased from Man-o'-Wardrobe for Cash 9,600. It can only be ordered through Murch after being unlocked.

Splatoon 3

Moby Knit
Moby Knit
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 9,600
Star power
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Appearance

The Moby Knit is a multi-colored knitted sweater inspired by the 80's hippie culture, most notably the psychedelic design. The knit itself, along with it's cuffs, is black, covered with metallic stripes of various thickness and design, placed in an asymmetric manner. The most characteristic element is a pair of whales, with the left being metallic brown and the right pure white, visible in the middle, blowing water from their blowholes. Thin black seams precede the collar and hem.

Abilities

The Moby Knit comes with Ink Recovery Up as the primary ability when purchased from shop or ordered from Murch. When purchased from SplatNet 3, it comes with any other primary ability normally available to Clothing (with the exception of Ability Doubler). As a 2-star item, the Moby Knit 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 Man-o'-Wardrobe 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 Krak-On brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Swim Speed Up and a lower chance of rolling Sub Resistance Up to fill its secondary ability slots.


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Etymology

The English name of the shirt is a reference to the novel Moby Dick, which centers around a sea captain hunting down a white sperm whale that had attacked him in the past.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 3Dニット ホエール
3D Nitto Hoēru
3D Knitted Whale
Netherlands Dutch Gebreide walvistrui Knitted whale sweater
Canada French (NOA) Chandail baleine Whale sweater
France French (NOE) Pull balaine Wool-whale sweater[note 1]
Germany German Wal-Strickpulli Whale Knit Sweater
Italy Italian Maglione balene Whales sweater
Russia Russian Пуловер «Рыба-кит»
Pulover «Ryba-kit»
Pullover «Marvel Whale»[note 2]
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Suéter ballenas Whales sweater
Spain Spanish (NOE) Jersey de punto ballenas Whale knit sweater
China Chinese (Simplified) 3D针织衫 鲸鱼
3D zhēnzhī shān jīngyú (Mandarin)
3D Sweater Whale
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 3D針織衫 鯨魚
3D zhēnzhī shān jīngyú (Mandarin)
3D Sweater Whale
South Korea Korean 웨일 3D 니트
weil 3D niteu
Whale 3D Knit

Translation notes

  1. Balaine is a portmanteau of "baleine" (whale) and "laine" (wool).
  2. From чудо-юдо рыба-кит chudo-yudo ryba-kit (Monster-Marvel Whale), a character of the Russian poetic fairy tale "Humpbacked Horse"