Splatana

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A promotional image for Splatoon 3 featuring a Inkling wielding the Splatana Wiper, a weapon included in the Splatana class.

Splatanas are one of the main weapon types in Splatoon 3.

Splatanas are sword-like weapons that send blades of ink flying with each swing of the weapon, which is done by pressing the button. Swings after holding the button would become a charged slash. Regular slashes fire a horizontal projectile, while charged slashes use a vertical one.

The Splatana class was first announced in the Splatoon 3 Direct.

List of splatanas

Note: The series are arranged by the order of their respective Tableturf Battle cards.

Series Description Variants Games
Splatoon 3 "3" icon.svg
S3 Weapon Main Splatana Stamper.png
Splatana Stamper
A heavier Splatana compared to the standard. It has a slower rate of fire, but its ink projectiles are wider, travel further, and deal more damage. S3 Weapon Main Splatana Stamper.png Splatana Stamper
S3 Weapon Main Splatana Wiper.png
Splatana Wiper
The standard Splatana. When the button is tapped, it performs a quick slash that fires a fast-moving ink-trailing projectile. When charged up, it performs a stronger vertical slash. If the charge is released while moving forward, the user will lunge forward a short distance before firing. S3 Weapon Main Splatana Wiper.png Splatana Wiper
S3 Weapon Main Grizzco Splatana.png
Grizzco Splatana
A very slow yet incredibly powerful Splatana. Its slashes have very short range, only reaching in front of the player, and takes a full 2.5 seconds to fully charge up. However, it deals immense damage, being able to defeat any Boss Salmonid in one shot when fully charged, and pierces armor. It is a rare weapon exclusive to Salmon Run Next Wave. S3 Weapon Main Grizzco Splatana.png Grizzco Splatana

Sets

Splatanas in Splatoon 3
Main #ID Sub Special Special Points Level Price Class
S3 Weapon Main Splatana Stamper Flat.png Splatana Stamper 8000 S3 Weapon Sub Burst Bomb Flat.png Burst Bomb S3 Weapon Special Zipcaster.png Zipcaster 200p 15 Sheldon License 1 S3 Icon Splatana.png Splatana
S3 Weapon Main Splatana Wiper Flat.png Splatana Wiper 8010 S3 Weapon Sub Torpedo Flat.png Torpedo S3 Weapon Special Ultra Stamp.png Ultra Stamp 190p 5 Sheldon License 1 S3 Icon Splatana.png Splatana

Animations

Splatoon 3

Victory:

  • Flip Out: Jumps and slams the weapon into the ground point-first, then lands and leans against it with their arms and legs folded.

Quotes

SRL back and fully recovered from our wild day of tweeting with new research on splatana-type weapons. These swordlike implements can fire a horizontal slash of ink quickly or charge up to fire a powerful vertical blast. You can use both moves to slice and dice the competition!
— @SplatoonNA on Twitter[1]

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Weapon Promos

Etymology

Splatana is a portmanteau of "splat" and "katana".

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ワイパー
waipā
Wiper
Netherlands Dutch Zwieper From zwiepen ("to sway, to rock") or zwieper ("a fast uncontrollable motion")
France French (NOE) Éclatana "Écla" From "Éclaboussure" translation of Splat word
Germany German Splatana Same as English name
Italy Italian Lama Blade
Russia Russian Сплат-катана
Splat katana
Splat-katana
Spain Spanish (NOE) Azotintador From azote (whip) / azotar (to whip) + tintador (inker)
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 刮水刀
guāshuǐdāo (Mandarin)
Wiper
South Korea Korean 와이퍼
waipeo
Same as Japanese name
Portugal Portuguese Splatana Same as English
Horizontal Slash Charged Slash
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ヨコ斬り
yoko giri
Slash horizontally
Netherlands Dutch Horizontale slag Horizontal stroke
Canada and France French Frappe horizontale Horizontal Strike
Germany German Seitwärtshiebe Sideways Blows
Italy Italian Fendente orizzontale Horizontal Slash
Russia Russian Горизонтальный удар
Gorizontal'nyy udar
Horizontal strike
Spain Spanish Barrido horizontal Horizontal sweep
China Chinese (Simplified) 横斩
héngzhǎn (Mandarin)
Horizontal Slash
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 橫斬
héngzhǎn (Mandarin)
Horizontal Slash
South Korea Korean 가로 베기
galo begi
Horizontal Slash
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese タメ斬り
tame giri
Charged Slash
Netherlands Dutch Opgeladen slag Charged stroke
Canada and France French Coup chargé Charged Blow
Germany German Aufladehieb Charging Slash
Italy Italian Fendente caricato (In Game)
Colpo caricato (Nintendo Direct)
Charged Slash (In Game)
Shot loaded (Nintendo Direct)
Russia Russian Заряженный удар
Zaryazhennyy udar
Charged strike
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Barrido vertical Vertical sweep
Spain Spanish (NOE) Barrido cargado Loaded sweep
China Chinese (Simplified) 蓄力斩
xùlìzhǎn (Mandarin)
Charged Slash
Hong Kong Chinese (Traditional) 蓄力斬
xùlìzhǎn (Mandarin)
Charged Slash
South Korea Korean 모아 베기
moa begi
Gather and Slash

References