The Range Blaster, as its name implies, is a variation of a regular Blaster with shots that travel farther before exploding. As a tradeoff, this blaster has a lower rate of fire and higher ink consumption.
The Range Blaster was released on August 1, 2015 02:00 UTC. It comes with the Splash Wall and Inkstrike. Each shot consumes 10% of the ink-tank capacity, and the ink tank recovers 1.67% of its capacity between each shot, allowing the player to fire 11 shots before needing to refill the tank.
- ▼ Blast wave maximum damage: 125.0 → 80.0 (99.9 with Damage Up)
- ▲ Special gauge loss: 50% → as low as 40%
An Inkling running with the Range Blaster equipped.
The Range Blaster returns in Splatoon 2 looking identical to how it did in the first game. It was released on October 21, 2017 at 02:00 UTC. It comes with the Suction Bomb and Ink Storm. Each shot consumes 11% of the ink-tank capacity, allowing the player to fire nine shots before needing to refill the tank.
- ▼ Ink consumption per shot: 10.0% → 11.0%
- ▼ Points to fill special gauge: 180 → 190
- ▼ Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 200
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Names in other languages
|French (NOA)||Éclablasteur LP|
|French (NOE)||Éclablaster XL|
|Italian||Blaster a distanza||Blaster for Distance|
|Spanish (NOE)||Teledevastador||From greek prefix "tele-" (from a distance) and Devastador (Devastator)|
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