Splat Brella

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The Splat Brella is a main weapon in Splatoon 2.

The weapon's shots resemble that of a shotgun; it has wide spread and short range, but not as wide and short-ranged as a roller. The player can press and hold Button1 ZR.png to open the umbrella, which will shield the player from any attacks in the direction they are facing. If the player continues to hold Button1 ZR.png for about two seconds, the umbrella will separate from the weapon and fly forward, becoming a fast-moving shield that the player can use to penetrate enemy defenses. Once separated, the player will not be able to use the umbrella's opening function for a few seconds.

Splatoon 2

Splat Brella

Splat Brella

Category Main
Class Brella
Sub S2 Weapon Sub Sprinkler.png Sprinkler
Special S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm
Level 9
Cost Cash 8,300
Base damage 18−90
30 (Contact)
Base duration
Ink consumption 6.35%
30% (Launch)
Special points 200p
Special depletion
43 / 100
65 / 100
Fire rate
Charge speed
Ink speed
60 / 100
Other variants Sorella Brella Sorella Brella
Hero Brella Replica Hero Brella Replica

The Splat Brella was released on 12 August 2017 at 02:00 UTC. It comes with Sprinkler and Ink Storm.


  • The Splat Brella is a middleweight weapon.
  • The Splat Brella's shield has 500 HP.
    • The shield does 30 damage to opponents on contact.
    • Brella shields have different incoming damage multipliers for each weapon type.
    • After being launched, incoming damage to the shield is multiplied by 0.5.
  • The shield takes 2.03 seconds to be launched, and 6.5 seconds to return.
    • The launched shield initially travels at a speed of 1.32 units per frame. It remains on the stage for 5 seconds.
  • Each shot consumes 6.325% of the ink tank's capacity, allowing the player to fire 15 shots before needing to refill the ink supply.
  • Holding Button1 ZR.png long enough after firing to deploy the shield uses 30% of the ink tank.
    • So, 36.325% of the ink tank is used in total to release the shield.
  • After firing, there is a 60 frame cooldown before the ink tank starts refilling.
    • The cooldown after holding but not releasing the shield is 20 frames.
    • The cooldown after releasing the shield is 120 frames.
  • When firing while moving, the player's movement speed is set to 0.65 units per frame. While holding the brella open, the player's movement speed is set to 0.55 units per frame.
  • The Splat Brella fires 6 shots per attack. Each shot can do between 12 and 18 damage. A maximum of 5 shots per attack will damage the opponent, but the maximum possible damage per attack is capped at 1000.
  • If a shot is in the air for more than 8 frames after being fired, it loses 0.375 damage per frame until it reaches 12 damage at frame 24.
  • Shots initially travel at a rate of 26 units per frame for 3 frames, having an effective range of 78 units.
    • After that, the shot's velocity is set to 16.52 units if the shot's velocity is not already lower than the listed value, and decreases further as it falls to the ground.


Version history

Version Adjustments
  • Points to fill special gauge: 170 → 160
  • Points to fill special gauge: 160 → 180
  • Decreased time required to begin opening the umbrella by 8/60 of a second.
  • After beginning to open the umbrella, decreased time required for it to open completely by 10/60 of a second.
  • Increased movement speed while the umbrella is open by roughly 38%.
  • While keeping the maximum damage of one shot burst at 90, increased the damage delivered by each shot that lands from 15 to 18.
  • Decreased damage done to the umbrella by shooters (excluding blasters), splatlings, and dualies by roughly 30%.
  • The umbrella will no longer be destroyed immediately after coming into contact with a Baller.
  • Increased damage dealt to opposing Ballers when shooting ink by roughly 30%.
  • Fixed an issue causing the aiming reticule to display outside the center of the screen when moving the camera and using a roller or brella-type weapon.
  • Fixed an issue causing brellas to shoot in an off-center direction when shooting them while moving the camera.
  • Fixed an issue causing a discrepancy in movement speed while trying to shoot a brella-type weapon with no ink remaining, as opposed to shooting a brella with ink in the ink tank.
  • Fixed an issue allowing brella weapons used by opponents to shoot while their umbrellas remained open.
  • Points to fill special gauge: 180 → 190
  • Narrowed area painted with a single shot.
  • Ink consumption per shot: 5.0% → 5.5%
  • Increased damage to the canopy from blaster-type weapons by roughly 38%.
  • Increased damage to the canopy from charger-type weapons by roughly 50%.
  • Increased area covered by ink droplets when shots hit a surface.
  • Points to fill special gauge: 190 → 200
  • Ink Consumption: 5.5% → 6.35%


Sheldon's Introduction

This here is the Splat Brella. It features a completely different fighting style than any other weapon type. You can scatter ink in front of you with Button1 ZR.png! But if you keep holding Button1 ZR.png, your umbrella will open up, shielding you from enemy attacks! Furthermore, if you hold Button1 ZR.png even longer, you can launch the umbrella shield, and it'll zoom forward while blocking attacks! The S2 Weapon Sub Sprinkler.png Sprinkler sub weapon and the S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm special further enhance your support capabilities. This is a great set for getting your head around the brella!

It features a completely different combat style than any other weapon type. Inklings can use it to scatter ink before them by firing. However, by holding the Button1 ZR.png button, the umbrella will open up and shield them from enemy attacks. But if that wasn’t enough, holding Button1 ZR.png even longer will launch the umbrella shield, blocking attacks as it zooms ahead. Completing this set is the S2 Weapon Sub Sprinkler.png Sprinkler sub weapon and the S2 Weapon Special Ink Storm.png Ink Storm special…to rain on opponents’ parade.




Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese パラシェルター
Parashelter, from parasol + shelter.
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Plenzer From plenzen (“to rain heavily”) + -er.
FlagFrance.svg French Para-encre From parapluie (“umbrella”) + encre (“ink”).
FlagGermany.svg German Parapluviator Umbrellator
FlagItaly.svg Italian Sparasole From sparare (“to shoot”) + parasole (“umbrella”).
FlagRussia.svg Russian Сплат-зонт
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Paratintas From paraguas (“umbrella”) which comes from parar (“to stop”) + agua (“water”), + tinta (“ink”).