New Year's Glasses DX

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The New Year's Glasses DX are headgear in Splatoon 2.
They are a 3-star item produced by SquidForce SquidForce and come with the primary ability S2 Ability Special Charge Up.png Special Charge Up. They can be obtained by visiting the FrostyFest news article on the Nintendo Switch News application. It can also be purchased from S2 Icon SplatNet Gear Shop.png SplatNet Gear Shop for Cash 13,653.


The New Year's Glasses DX are a large pair of glasses that are purple on the sides of the frames and bright green on the front. The green portion is in the shape of a four-digit Inkling number similar to "2019" and has flashing lights. The lenses, which are fully opaque and shiny, generally have a purple tint but can reflect a variety of colors.

Splatoon 2

New Year's Glasses DX

New Year's Glasses DX

S2 Icon Headgear.png
Brand SquidForce SquidForce
Ability S2 Ability Special Charge Up.png Special Charge Up
SplatNet 2 Cash 13,653
Rarity Star-full.pngStar-full.pngStar-full.png

How to obtain

  1. Open the Nintendo Switch News application and select the article about FrostyFest.
    • The article is titled Free download! Celebrate FrostyFest with this wintry in-game gear.
    • If the article is not visible, subscribe to Squid Research Lab Report (NA)[a] or Squid Research Lab Bulletin (EU)[b] and allow time for the news application to update with Splatoon-related news.
  2. Select the "Play Splatoon 2" button located at the bottom of the article to start Splatoon 2.
  3. Open the box that appears in the middle of Inkopolis Square.

If this does not work, start over at step 1, or view the video demonstration below.


The New Year's Glasses DX comes with S2 Ability Special Charge Up.png Special Charge Up as a main ability. As a 3-star item, the New Year's Glasses DX has three additional slots for secondary abilities. Since it is made by the SquidForce SquidForce brand, it has a higher chance of rolling S2 Ability Ink Resistance Up.png Ink Resistance Up and a lower chance of rolling S2 Ability Ink Saver (Main).png Ink Saver (Main) to fill its secondary ability slots.



Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese ニューイヤーグラスDX
Nyū Iyā Gurasu DX
New Year Glasses DX
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Nieuwjaarsbril New Year Glasses
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Gafas de Año Nuevo


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  2. Europe

Headgear in Splatoon 2