Mountain Vest

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The Mountain Vest(NA)[a] or Mountain Gilet(EU/OC)[b], is a piece of clothing in the Splatoon series.

In Splatoon, it is a 3-star item produced by Inkline and comes with the primary ability Swim Speed Up. It can be purchased from Jelly Fresh for Cash 11,000.

In Splatoon 2, it is a 3-star item produced by Inkline and comes with the primary ability Swim Speed Up. It can be purchased from Ye Olde Cloth Shoppe for Cash 11,000 or from SplatNet 2 Gear Shop for Cash 16,500.

In Splatoon 3, it is a 2-star item produced by Inkline and comes with the primary ability Swim Speed Up. It can be purchased from Man-o'-Wardrobe for Cash 11,000 or from SplatNet 3 Shop for Cash 16,500.

Appearance

The Mountain Vest consists of a purple down vest and a blue and white plaid button-down shirt worn underneath. The vest has a slightly shiny and wrinkly texture along with seven white buttons, two of which are on a pair of pockets near the bottom of the vest. Toward the top of the vest are sections of light and dark gray. The inside of the vest's collar consists of a dull yellow. The bottom of the plaid shirt pokes out loosely from beneath the vest. On the back of the vest underneath the collar is an Inkline logo, as well.

Splatoon

Mountain Vest
Mountain Vest
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 11,000
Star count
Added in
Initial Release (1.0.0)

The Mountain Vest debuted in Splatoon at release.

Abilities

The Mountain Vest comes with Swim Speed Up as the primary ability. As a 3-star item, the Mountain Vest comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Inkline gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Defense Up and a lower chance of rolling Damage Up to fill its secondary ability slots.

Splatoon 2

Mountain Vest
Mountain Vest
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 11,000
SplatNet 2
Cash 16,500
Star count
Added in

The Mountain Vest returns in Splatoon 2 in Version 2.0.0.

Abilities

The Mountain Vest comes with Swim Speed 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 Clothing (with the exception of Ability Doubler). As a 3-star item, the Mountain Vest comes with three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the Inkline gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Bomb Defense Up DX and a lower chance of rolling Main Power Up to fill its secondary ability slots.

Splatoon 3

Mountain Vest
Mountain Vest
Category
Brand
Ability
Cost
Cash 11,000
SplatNet 3
Cash 16,500
Star power
Added in

The Mountain Vest returns in Splatoon 3's Fresh Season 2023 in Version 3.0.0.

Abilities

The Mountain Vest comes with Swim Speed Up 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 Clothing (with the exception of Ability Doubler). As a 2-star item, the Mountain Vest 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 Inkline gear brand, it has a higher chance of rolling Sub Resistance Up and a lower chance of rolling Intensify Action to fill its secondary ability slots.

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Trivia

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese マウンテンダウン
maunten daun
Mountain Down Vest
Netherlands Dutch Berg-bodywarmer Mountain bodywarmer
Canada French (NOA) Veste de montagne Mountain vest
France French (NOE) Gilet de montagne Mountain vest
Germany German Kletter-Steppweste Climbing quilted vest
Italy Italian Piumino montagna Mountain down
Russia Russian Пуховой жилет (Splatoon 3)
Pukhovoy zhilet
Пуховик альпиниста (Splatoon 2)
Pukhovik al'pinista
Down vest

Alpinist down jacket
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Chaleco montaña Mountain vest
Spain Spanish (NOE) Anorak montaña Mountain anorak
China Chinese (Simplified) 登山羽绒背心
dēngshān yǔróng bèixīn (Mandarin)
Mountaineering Down Vest
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 登山羽絨背心
dēngshān yǔróng bèixīn (Mandarin)
Mountaineering Down Vest
South Korea Korean 마운틴 패딩 베스트
mauntin paeding beseuteu
Mountain Padded Vest

Notes

  1. North America
  2. Europe and Oceania