Range Blaster

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The Range Blaster is a main weapon in Splatoon and Splatoon 2.

The Range Blaster, as its name implies, is a variation of a regular S Weapon Main Blaster.png Blaster with shots that travel farther before exploding. As a tradeoff, this blaster has a lower rate of fire and higher ink consumption.

Splatoon

Range Blaster

Range Blaster

Category Main
Class Shooter
Sub S Weapon Sub Splash Wall.png Splash Wall
Special S Weapon Special Inkstrike.png Inkstrike
Level 14
Cost Cash 8,000
Availability
Base Damage 50–80 (Splash)
125 (Direct hit)
Base Duration
Ink Consumption 10%
Special Points
Sp. Depletion Specdep icon.png 40%
Range
35 / 100
Damage
Impact
60 / 100
Fire Rate
10 / 100
Charge Speed
Ink Speed
Mobility
Durability
Handling

The Range Blaster was released on August 1, 2015 02:00 UTC.[1] It comes with the S Weapon Sub Splash Wall.png Splash Wall and S Weapon Special Inkstrike.png 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.

Version history

Version Adjustments
2.2.0
  • Blast wave maximum damage: 125.0 → 80.0 (99.9 with Damage Up)
2.7.0
  • Special gauge loss: 50% → as low as 40%

Gallery

Demonstration

Similar weapons

Splatoon 2

Range Blaster

Range Blaster

Category Main
Class Shooter
Sub S2 Weapon Sub Suction Bomb.png Suction Bomb
Special S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm
Level 14
Cost Cash 9,300
Availability
Base Damage 50–70 (Splash)
125 (Direct hit)
Base Duration
Ink Consumption 11%
Special Points 200p
Sp. Depletion
Range
56 / 100
Damage
Impact
70 / 100
Fire Rate
10 / 100
Charge Speed
Ink Speed
Mobility
Durability
Handling

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[2]. It comes with the S2 Weapon Sub Suction Bomb.png Suction Bomb and S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm. Each shot consumes 11% of the ink-tank capacity, allowing the player to fire nine shots before needing to refill the tank.

Version history

Version Adjustments
Base game
  • Max damage dealt by splash damage reduced: 80 → 70
  • Ink consumption per shot: 10.0% → 11.0%
  • Time taken to begin recovering ink after shooting: 0.83 seconds → 1 second
2.0.0
  • Points to fill special gauge: 180 → 190
2.1.0
  • Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 200

Gallery

Demonstration

Similar weapons

Quotes

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Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese ロングブラスター
rongu burasutā
Long Blaster
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Teleblaster From the Greek prefix tele- (from a distance) and blaster
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Éclablasteur LP
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) Éclablaster XL
FlagGermany.svg German Fern-Blaster Far-Distance-Blaster
FlagItaly.svg Italian Blaster a distanza Blaster from a distance
FlagRussia.svg Russian Дальнобластер
Dal'noblaster
From дально dal'no (distant) and бластер blaster
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Telelanzamotas From the Greek prefix tele-(from a distance) and lanzar(launch) and motas(specks)
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Teledevastador From the Greek prefix tele- (from a distance) and devastador (devastator)

References

  1. Splatoon Squid Research Lab on Tumblr. SplatoonUS (2015-07-31). Retrieved on 2015 July 31.
  2. Twitter SplatoonJP on Twitter


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