Octo Canyon (song)

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Octo Canyon
Artist Turquoise October
Game Splatoon 2
Heard in
Splatoon 2
Tentakeel Outpost (Tentakeel Outpost version)
Suction-Cup Lookout (Suction-Cup Lookout version)
Beaker's Depot (Beaker's Depot version)
Slimeskin Garrison (Slimeskin Garrison version)
Cephalon HQ
Squid Beatz 2
Album Splatune 2
Track list no. 10 (Squid Beatz 2)
14 (Splatune 2 Disc 2)
Genre Electronic
BPM 150
Length 1:29
Audio file
This article is about the music. For the location it plays in, see Octo Canyon (location). For the mode that takes place there, see Octo Canyon (mode).

Octo Canyon is a song by Turquoise October.


Octo Canyon is a complex electronic track, featuring a rapid electronic beat and incorporating mechanical growling. It replaces the role of the Octo Valley song from Splatoon, and although Octo Valley was stated to have no artist, Octo Canyon is listed as a Turquoise October track. Variations are heard in every Octo Canyon area, getting more and more intense and complex as it progresses, but the one heard in the final area, Cephalon HQ, is the one also heard in Squid Beatz 2, implying that version to be the original. In Squid Beatz 2, it has a maximum score of 49 and 92 in Normal and Hard modes, respectively.

Other versions

Octo Canyon (Tentakeel Outpost)

This is a very sparse version that leaves just the underlying background beat and echoed instrumental and not much else. It is heard in Tentakeel Outpost.

Octo Canyon (Suction-Cup Lookout)

This version is mostly the same as the "Tentakeel Outpost" version but it adds the guitar strum and flute whistle. It is heard in Suction-Cup Lookout.

Octo Canyon (Beaker's Depot)

This version is mostly the same as the "Suction-Cup Lookout" version but it adds additional electronic production and distortion. It is heard in Beaker's Depot.

Octo Canyon (Slimeskin Garrison)

This version is mostly the same as the "Beaker's Depot" version but it removes the distortion and has additional electronic production. It is heard in Slimeskin Garrison. Compared to the final version, it is more muffled and the electronic production is much less emphasized, lacking the mechanical growling noises.

Octo Canyon (Splatune 2)

In Splatune 2, a medley of all the versions is included instead. The Tentakeel Outpost version is played until 0:39 when it switches to the Suction-Cup Lookout version. At 1:17 it switches to the Beaker's Depot version and at 1:56, it switches to the Slimeskin Garrison version. It then switches for the final time to the full, regular version from Cephalon HQ at 2:34.



This track is named after the location it plays in, Octo Canyon.