Octo Eight-Step

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Octo Eight-Step
S2 Band Turquoise October.png
Artist Turquoise October
Vocals keity.pop
Callie (in-game)
Game Splatoon 2
Heard in
Splatoon 2
Return of the Octarians
Welcome to Octopia
Back-Alley Cleanup
The Floating Garden
Octocommander Fortress
Paradise Lanes
Squid Beatz 2
Album Splatune 2
Track list no. 11 (Squid Beatz 2)
15 (Splatune 2 Disc 2)
BPM 150
Length 2:45
Audio file

Octo Eight-Step is a song performed by Turquoise October.


Octo Eight-Step is essentially an extensive remix of Eight-Legged Advance, but with a very different song structure. The production remains very similar, but instead of the prominent guitar track, it is replaced by reversed samples of the Squid Sisters' City of Color.[1]

It was first heard in the Splatoon 2 - Single Player Trailer, and can also be heard in Squid Beatz 2, with a maximum score of 112 and 225 in Normal and Hard modes, respectively.

Other Versions

Octo Eight-Step (Kettle)

This is just the beginning bit with the flute motifs, but much more muffled and echoey, making it sound like it's being played in the distance. It plays when the camera is near a kettle containing a level with the main track.

Samples and interpolations

Inkopolis Memorial Mixtape

Main article: Inkopolis Memorial Mixtape

Octo Eight-Step can be heard near the beginning of the Inkopolis Memorial Mixtape linking the songs Shooting Starfish and Eight-Legged Advance together. It mostly remains the same, except for the added record scratchings being played in the background throughout.


Octo Eight-Step could be implying a march like Eight-Legged Advance, but it could also be implying a dance.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese Eighteen-Legged Concerto Eighteen references the amount of limbs a squid and octopus have added together, being eighteen. The squid in question is Callie, as she was kidnapped by the Octarians.