Slosher (weapon class)

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An Inkling wielding a Slosher.

Sloshers are one of the main weapon classifications in the Splatoon series. These bucket-like weapons hurl ink straight ahead at a long range and can be used to splat opponents high up or on the other side of an obstacle.

The first weapon in this class, the Slosher, was released in Version 2.0.0 of Splatoon on 6 August 2015.

List of sloshers

Series Description Variants Games
Splatoon "S" icon.svg Splatoon 2 "2" icon.svg Splatoon 3 "3" icon.svg
S3 Weapon Main Slosher.png
Slosher
A standard slosher, with balanced performance. S3 Weapon Main Slosher.png Slosher
S2 Weapon Main Slosher Deco.png Slosher Deco
S2 Weapon Main Soda Slosher.png Soda Slosher
S2 Weapon Main Hero Slosher Replica.png Hero Slosher Replica
S3 Weapon Main Tri-Slosher.png
Tri-Slosher
The Tri-Slosher throws ink in three directions simultaneously. Compared to the standard Slosher, it has a higher firing rate, but less damage output and less range. S3 Weapon Main Tri-Slosher.png Tri-Slosher
S2 Weapon Main Tri-Slosher Nouveau.png Tri-Slosher Nouveau
S3 Weapon Main Sloshing Machine.png
Sloshing Machine
The Sloshing Machine launches a small mortar-like glob that is trailed by a vortex of ink. The vortex has a small splash damage radius, while the glob itself does higher damage, with a smaller hit box. S3 Weapon Main Sloshing Machine.png Sloshing Machine
S2 Weapon Main Sloshing Machine Neo.png Sloshing Machine Neo
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Sloshing Machine.png Kensa Sloshing Machine
S3 Weapon Main Bloblobber.png
Bloblobber
The Bloblobber is a long-ranged slosher. This bathtub of a slosher fires a line of four bubbles which will bounce along the ground and can even reflect on walls. S3 Weapon Main Bloblobber.png Bloblobber
S2 Weapon Main Bloblobber Deco.png Bloblobber Deco
S3 Weapon Main Explosher.png
Explosher
The Explosher shoots an accurate, slow, long-range projectile that explodes on impact with solid surfaces. Uniquely, the projectile can keep moving even after hitting an enemy. S3 Weapon Main Explosher.png Explosher
S2 Weapon Main Custom Explosher.png Custom Explosher

Sets

Sloshers in Splatoon
Main Sort by main Sub Special Special Depletion Level Price Class

S Weapon Main Slosher.png Slosher 3000 S Weapon Sub Burst Bomb.png Burst Bomb S Weapon Special Inkstrike.png Inkstrike Special gauge1Light 5 Cash 5600 Slosher
S Weapon Main Slosher Deco.png Slosher Deco 3001 S Weapon Sub Splash Wall.png Splash Wall S Weapon Special Kraken.png Kraken Special gauge1Light 10 Cash 8300 Slosher
S Weapon Main Sloshing Machine.png Sloshing Machine 3020 S Weapon Sub Splat Bomb.png Splat Bomb S Weapon Special Bomb Rush Splat Bomb.png Bomb Rush Special gauge1Light 12 Cash 13500 Slosher
S Weapon Main Sloshing Machine Neo.png Sloshing Machine Neo 3021 S Weapon Sub Point Sensor.png Point Sensor S Weapon Special Inkzooka.png Inkzooka Special gauge1Light 18 Cash 28500 Slosher
S Weapon Main Soda Slosher.png Soda Slosher 3002 S Weapon Sub Splat Bomb.png Splat Bomb S Weapon Special Inkzooka.png Inkzooka Special gauge1Light 20 Cash 14600 Slosher
S Weapon Main Tri-Slosher.png Tri-Slosher 3010 S Weapon Sub Disruptor.png Disruptor S Weapon Special Bubbler.png Bubbler Special gauge2Medium 9 Cash 7500 Slosher
S Weapon Main Tri-Slosher Nouveau.png Tri-Slosher Nouveau 3011 S Weapon Sub Seeker.png Seeker S Weapon Special Echolocator.png Echolocator Special gauge1Light 15 Cash 9900 Slosher
Sloshers in Splatoon 3
Main Sort by main Sub Special Points for Special Level Price Class

S3 Weapon Main Bloblobber Flat.png Bloblobber 3030 S3 Weapon Sub Sprinkler Flat.png Sprinkler S3 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm 190p 19 Sheldon License 1 Slosher
S3 Weapon Main Explosher Flat.png Explosher 3040 S3 Weapon Sub Point Sensor Flat.png Point Sensor S3 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm 200p 29 Sheldon License 1 Slosher
S3 Weapon Main Slosher Flat.png Slosher 3000 S3 Weapon Sub Splat Bomb Flat.png Splat Bomb S3 Weapon Special Triple Inkstrike.png Triple Inkstrike 200p 3 Sheldon License 1 Slosher
S3 Weapon Main Sloshing Machine Flat.png Sloshing Machine 3020 S3 Weapon Sub Fizzy Bomb Flat.png Fizzy Bomb S3 Weapon Special Booyah Bomb.png Booyah Bomb 200p 14 Sheldon License 1 Slosher
S3 Weapon Main Tri-Slosher Flat.png Tri-Slosher 3010 S3 Weapon Sub Toxic Mist Flat.png Toxic Mist S3 Weapon Special Inkjet.png Inkjet 190p 10 Sheldon License 1 Slosher

Animations

Splatoon

Victory:

  • Inkling Girl: Brings fist down then pumps it into the air, throws their weapon into the air while doing a jumping 360, before catching their weapon and spinning it on their right finger.
  • Inkling Boy: Same as Inking Girl.

Defeat:

  • Both genders throw a fit and throw their weapon up into the air in frustration, leading them to fall to the ground and their weapon to land on their head, making them hold their head in pain and then have a disappointed expression.

In Ammo Knights (Clicking Right Stick):

  • Inklings: Same as Splatoon 2 except both genders raise their weapon the same height.

Splatoon 2

Spawning in before a match starts:

  • Both Inklings and Octolings raise their weapon a bit while briefly smiling.

Victory:

  • Inklings: They spin their weapon on their finger for a moment until grabbing it and dunking it on the ground before sitting on it.
  • Octoling Girl: Has her weapon on the ground and walks around it to kneel down on it at an angle.
  • Octoling Boy: Similar to the Octoling Girl's, but is facing straight forward.

Defeat:

  • Inklings: Similar to their Roller animation, but hold their weapon in their arm.
  • Octoling Girl: Lets her weapon fall to the ground before falling forward while looking towards the ground.
  • Octoling Boy: Same as Octoling Girl except he falls backward.

In Ammo Knights (Clicking Right Stick):

  • Inkling Girl: Looks towards the back rim of the weapon, raises weapon up and taps it twice on the bottom, then holds it in her right hand and looks it over.
  • Inkling Boy: Same as Inkling Girl except he raises the weapon higher.
  • Octolings: Set weapon on the floor and look at it from side to side, put their finger up to their chin as if thinking, before standing back up and returning to idle.

Splatoon 3

Spawner Drone pose:

  • All styles: Stands in a knelt position while holding their weapon.

Victory:

  • All styles: Spins their weapon like a top before grabbing it and striking a pose while holding it behind them.

Quotes

Squid Research Lab with a report on sloshers that's overflowing with info! Far from being glorified buckets, sloshers are tactically advanced weapons that allow precise targeti- Ah... excuse me. I'm being told by the Bucket Logistics department that sloshers ARE glorified buckets.
— @SplatoonNA on Twitter[1]

Trivia

Splatoon

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Gallery

SplatNet icons

In-game

Art

Promo renders for Splatoon 2

Promotional renders for Splatoon 3

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese スロッシャー
Surosshā
Slosher
Netherlands Dutch Morser Spiller
Germany German Schwapper Slosher
Italy Italian Secchiostro Inkbucket
Russia Russian Ведроган
Vedrogan
Bucketgun
Spain Spanish Derramatic From derramar (“to pour”) + automático (“automatic”).
China Chinese 泼桶[c]
Pō tǒng
Splash Bucket
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 潑桶
pō tǒng (Mandarin)
Splash Bucket
South Korea Korean 슬로셔
seullosyeo
Slosher

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 North America
  2. 2.0 2.1 Europe and Oceania
  3. From the official Chinese release of The Art of Splatoon

References