Pearlescent Kicks

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The Pearlescent Kicks is a pair of shoes in the Splatoon series.
In Splatoon 2, they are a 2-star item produced by amiibo and come with the primary ability Special Charge Up. They are only available from the Pearl amiibo. They cannot be ordered through Murch.
In Splatoon 3, they are a 1-star item produced by amiibo and come with the primary ability Special Charge Up. They are only available from the Pearl amiibo. They cannot be ordered through Murch.

Appearance

The Pearlescent Kicks look like a replica of the shoes Pearl wears during the Octo Expansion. They are a silver lavender color with light purple shoelaces. On the front of the tongue is a black square with an outline of the Splatoon 2 Splatfest logo in gold.

Splatoon 2

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Abilities

The Pearlescent Kicks come with Special Charge Up as the primary ability. When purchased from SplatNet 2, they can have any other primary ability normally available to Shoes. As a 2-star item, the Pearlescent Kicks come with two additional slots for secondary abilities, which may be increased to a maximum of three slots with a Super Sea Snail for each slot. Since they are made by the amiibo brand, they have equal chances to roll any secondary ability.

Splatoon 3

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Abilities

The Pearlescent Kicks come with Special Charge Up as the primary ability. When purchased from SplatNet 3, they can have any other primary ability normally available to Shoes. As a 1-star item, the Pearlescent Kicks come with two additional slots for secondary abilities. The star level may be increased with a Super Sea Snail. Increasing the star level to 1 or 2 stars will also add another secondary ability slot to the Pearlescent Kicks. Increasing the star level beyond 2 stars will increase the gear experience gained by the Pearlescent Kicks by a cumulative 3.333...% up to 10% additional experience at five-star level. Since they are made by the amiibo brand, they have equal chances to roll any secondary ability.

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Trivia

  • Even though the shoes have a prominent heel, they do not affect player height.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ヒメイトスニーカー
himeito sunīkā
Pearl-Mate Sneakers[note 1]
Netherlands Dutch Loreleis plateauschoenen Pearl's platform shoes
Canada and France French Compensées princières Princely platform shoes
Germany German Perla-Sneaker Pearl-sneaker
Italy Italian Scarpe di Alga Pearl's Shoes [note 2]
Russia Russian Жем-кроссы
Zhem-krossy
Pearl's sneakers[note 3]
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Plataformas perlíferas Pearl-bearing platform shoes[note 4]
Spain Spanish (NOE) Suela doble perlífera Pearl-bearing double-sole shoes[note 4]
China Chinese (Simplified) 姬伴运动鞋
jībàn yùndòng xié (Mandarin)
Pearl-Companion Sneakers[note 5]
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 姬伴運動鞋
jībàn yùndòng xié (Mandarin)
Pearl-Companion Sneakers[note 5]
South Korea Korean 히메이트 스니커즈
himeiteu seunikeojeu
Himate Sneakers

Translation notes

  1. ヒメイト himeito is a portmanteau on ヒメ Hime ("Pearl") and メイト meito ("mate").
  2. Alga is Pearl's Italian name.
  3. Кроссы is a shortened word for кроссовки, which is being used as slang by youngsters.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Perlífero refers to something that can produce or hold pearl stones, such as pearl oysters.
  5. 5.0 5.1 姬伴 jībàn is a portmanteau on (an abbreviation of "小姬") and ("companion").

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