Shifty Station

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Shifty Station

Shifty Station

Introduced 4 August 2017
Total area
Features Variable layout
Hazards
Marina
We made a special stage for this Splatfest!
-Marina
Pearl
You helped make the stage? That's amazing, Marina!
-Pearl

Shifty Station is the title given to a series of multiplayer stages in Splatoon 2. The stages were originally only available during Splatfests, but were made available in Private Battles starting with Version 5.0.0. Only one Shifty Station appeared per Splatfest, except for Chaos vs. Order and Super Mushroom vs. Super Star.

Shifty Stations typically either have parts of the stage moving around and/or Octo Canyon stage gimmicks, such as Ink Cannons and Grapplinks. The only stages that are exceptions to this rule are Sweet Valley Tentacles, The Splat in our Zones, and MC.Princess Diaries. Sweet Valley Tentacles uses a unique gimmick, The Splat in our Zones uses free Splat Zones, and MC.Princess Diaries uses hyperbombs from the Octo Expansion.

List of layouts

Name Description Splatfests Release Date
Standard File #

(Deli##)

Codename Origin
S2 Stage Wayslide Cool.png
Wayslide Cool
02 Push Wayside School The first variation of Shifty Station features large platforms on the sides of the stage which slide to and from the center. Mayo vs. Ketchup; Chaos vs. Order; Mayo vs. Ketchup (2020) 4 August 2017
S2 Stage The Secret of S.P.L.A.T..png
The Secret of S.P.L.A.T.
01 SlideLift The Secret of NIMH This stage features platforms in the middle which move up and down. Flight vs. Invisibility; Lemon vs. No Lemon; Raph vs. Leo; Chaos vs. Order 1 September 2017
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Goosponge
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03_02

Sponge Goosebumps This variant features sponges and Inkrails that help the player reach central points on the stage. Fries vs. McNuggets, Front Roll vs. Back Roll, and Sci-Fi vs. Fantasy; Mikey vs. Donnie and Hello Kitty vs. Cinnamoroll; Chaos vs. Order 9 September 2017
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Windmill House on the Pearlie
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00_02

Windmill Little House on the Prairie This variant features four large, rotating platforms. Vampire vs. Werewolf, Dexterity vs. Endurance, and Warm Breakfast vs. Cold Breakfast; My Melody vs. Pompompurin; Chaos vs. Order 13 October 2017
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Fancy Spew
07 NuriNuriBar Nancy Drew This variant heavily features Spreaders, most notably rotating Spreaders in the center. Inner Wear vs. Outer Wear, Film vs. Book, and Sweater vs. Sock; Chaos vs. Order 9 December 2017
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Zone of Glass
06 Transparent Throne of Glass This variant primarily features invisible platforms, as well as long Squee-Gs that move uninterrupted. Action vs. Comedy; Chaos vs. Order 13 January 2018
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Cannon Fire Pearl
05 Canon[sic] Camp Fire Girls This variant features Ink Cannons which can be used to fire at distant opponents, and walls that allow players to hide from the cannons. Champion vs. Challenger, Gherk-OUT vs. Gherk-IN, and Money vs. Love; Chaos vs. Order; Super Mushroom vs. Super Star 3 February 2018
S2 Stage The Bunker Games.png
The Bunker Games
10 Kakutei The Hunger Games This variant features large containment chambers which close off parts of the stage over time. Once an area is closed off, a launchpad appears in it, allowing players inside the domes to escape. Hana vs. Dango and Chicken vs. Egg; Chaos vs. Order; Chicken vs. Egg (2020); Super Mushroom vs. Super Star 3 March 2018
S2 Stage Grapplink Girl.png
Grapplink Girl
08 Hikiyose Gossip Girl This variant has an element of verticality with Grapplinks being used to quickly reach high points. Newest vs. Most Popular, Baseball vs. Soccer, and Salty vs. Sweet; Chaos vs. Order 24 March 2018
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Zappy Longshocking
09 Denden Pippi Longstocking This variant features lateral symmetry, as well as Ink Switches that move platforms and walls. New Lifeform vs. Future Tech; Pulp vs. No-Pulp; Chaos vs. Order 21 April 2018
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A Swiftly Tilting Balance
11 Scale A Swiftly Tilting Planet This stage is built like a double-beam balance scale, with the weight of players and sub weapons tilting the two large platforms on either side of the stage. Raph vs. Donnie; Hello Kitty vs. My Melody; Chaos vs. Order 18 May 2018
S2 Stage Sweet Valley Tentacles.png
Sweet Valley Tentacles
13 Takoashi Sweet Valley High This variant features large, tentacle-shaped dummies that, when splatted, open up gates around the stage. Squid vs. Octopus; Chaos vs. Order 21 July 2018
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The Switches
12 Nuri Switch The Witches This variant features Splat-Switches that move gates around the stage when inked. Mushroom Mountain vs. Bamboo Shoot Village, Adventure vs. Relax, and Fork vs. Spoon; Chaos vs. Order 18 August 2018
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The Bouncey Twins
14 Trampoline Bobbsey Twins This variant features Bounce Pads that allow players to reach high points on the stage, but are placed above the abyss. Retro vs. Modern and Tsubuan vs. Koshian; Chaos vs. Order; Super Mushroom vs. Super Star 22 September 2018
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Railway Chillin'
15 RideRail The Railway Children This variant features ride rails which are the only means of traversing to the raised platform in the center that leads to the opponents' turf. Trick vs. Treat; Chaos vs. Order; Trick vs. Treat (2020) 19 October 2018
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Gusher Towns
16 Kanketu Paper Towns This variant features Gushers which allow players to reach high points, or block off routes for opponents. Pocky Chocolate vs. Pocky: Gokuboso, Salsa vs. Guac, and Eat It vs. Save It; Chaos vs. Order 10 November 2018
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The Maze Dasher
17 Dash The Maze Runner This variant primarily features dash tracks, which allow players to quickly hop from one side of the stage to the other. Hero vs. Villain; Chaos vs. Order 15 December 2018
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Flooders in the Attic
18 Dozer Flowers in the Attic This variant features Flooders that survey small areas of the stage, as well as Bounce Pads that let players jump on top of the Flooders. Fam vs. Friend; Chaos vs. Order 4 January 2019
S2 Stage The Splat in our Zones.png
The Splat in our Zones
19 Quick The Fault in Our Stars This variant features six "free Splat Zones" which fill up with a team's ink once enough of the zone has been inked a particular color. Boke vs. Tsukkomi and Pancake vs. Waffle; Chaos vs. Order 2 February 2019
S2 Stage The Ink is Spreading.png
The Ink is Spreading
20 DeliNuri The Dark Is Rising This variant features Splat-Switches which control the ink color of ten Spreaders placed around the stage. Knight vs. Wizard; Chaos vs. Order 16 March 2019
S2 Stage Bridge to Tentaswitchia.png
Bridge to Tentaswitchia
21 Painting Bridge to Terabithia This variant features an Ink Switch in the center that moves a long strip of turf. The strip of turf moves behind a glass wall, where it becomes no longer accessible. Hare vs. Tortoise; Chaos vs. Order 19 April 2019
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The Chronicles of Rolonium
22 Gabon The Chronicles of Narnia This variant features bundles of Rolonium that roll over hills in the stage and can splat opponents in two hits. Ce vs. Pa and Time Travel vs. Teleportation; Chaos vs. Order; Super Mushroom vs. Super Star 11 May 2019
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Furler in the Ashes
23 Blowouts An Ember in the Ashes This variant features Inkfurlers which, when unraveled, allow players to move across the stage. After ninety seconds, the water level drops, similar to Mahi-Mahi Resort. Unicorn vs. Narwhal, No Pineapple vs. Pineapple, and Kid vs. Grown-Up; Chaos vs. Order 15 June 2019
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MC.Princess Diaries
24 Pipe The Princess Diaries The final variant features the Princess Cannon and hyperbombs, and Off the Hook can be seen performing live. Chaos vs. Order 20 July 2019

Version history

Version Adjustments
2.2.0
  • Fixed an issue on terrain that moves in Shifty Station which would occasionally move in a halting fashion.
2.3.0
  • Fixed an issue on terrain that moves in Shifty Station which would occasionally move in a halting fashion.
5.0.0
  • Fixed an issue in the Shifty Station stage, The Maze Dasher, where a portion of stage terrain differed from the version of the stage originally released previously as part of a Splatfest.

Trivia

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ミステリーゾーン
misuterī zōn
Mystery Zone
Netherlands Dutch Wisselwereld Change world
Canada French (NOA) Plate-forme polymorphe Polymorphing platform
France French (NOE) Plateforme polymorphe Polymorphing platform
Germany German Wandelzone Changer zone
Italy Italian Zona mista Mixed zone
Russia Russian Транстанция
Transtantsiya
Trance-station
Spain Spanish Área mutante Mutating area
Shifty Station
S2 Stage A Swiftly Tilting Balance.png
A Swiftly Tilting Balance
S2 Stage Bridge to Tentaswitchia.png
Bridge to Tentaswitchia
S2 Stage Cannon Fire Pearl.png
Cannon Fire Pearl
S2 Stage Fancy Spew.png
Fancy Spew
S2 Stage Flooders in the Attic.png
Flooders in the Attic
S2 Stage Furler in the Ashes.png
Furler in the Ashes
S2 Stage Goosponge.png
Goosponge
S2 Stage Grapplink Girl.png
Grapplink Girl
S2 Stage Gusher Towns.png
Gusher Towns
S2 Stage MC.Princess Diaries.png
MC.Princess Diaries
S2 Stage Railway Chillin'.png
Railway Chillin'
S2 Stage Sweet Valley Tentacles.png
Sweet Valley Tentacles
S2 Stage The Bouncey Twins.png
The Bouncey Twins
S2 Stage The Bunker Games.png
The Bunker Games
S2 Stage The Chronicles of Rolonium.png
The Chronicles of Rolonium
S2 Stage The Ink is Spreading.png
The Ink is Spreading
S2 Stage The Maze Dasher.png
The Maze Dasher
S2 Stage The Secret of S.P.L.A.T..png
The Secret of S.P.L.A.T.
S2 Stage The Splat in our Zones.png
The Splat in our Zones
S2 Stage The Switches.png
The Switches
S2 Stage Wayslide Cool.png
Wayslide Cool
S2 Stage Windmill House on the Pearlie.png
Windmill House on the Pearlie
S2 Stage Zappy Longshocking.png
Zappy Longshocking
S2 Stage Zone of Glass.png
Zone of Glass