Stringers are one of the main weapon types in the Splatoon series. They were introduced in Splatoon 3. Stringers can fire three strings of ink horizontally or vertically depending on whether they are fired while standing or jumping.
List of stringers
Note: The series are arranged by the order of their respective Tableturf Battle cards.
|A stringer that has two levels of charge to unleash charged shots that briefly freeze before exploding, but cannot store its charge.||Tri-Stringer||✓|
|A lightweight stringer that can store its charge, but cannot fire explosive shots. With tap shots it deals about the same damage as the Tri-Stringer but fully charged it deals more damage.||REEF-LUX 450||✓|
- All styles: Stands in a crouched pose with their weapon angled down and their right hand readied.
- Flip Out and Reppin' Inkopolis: Jumping into the air while shooting the weapon downwards twice, then lands kneeling and pulls its string back while aiming into the distance.
|“||We've obtained imagery of a new class of weapon known as the stringer. It seems stringers can fire ink horizontally or vertically depending on whether they are fired while standing or jumping. Either way, a simple press of is all it takes to start splatting.||”|
Promotional renders for Splatoon 3
Tableturf Battle cards for Splatoon 3
- Stringers have a currently unused feature that traces the path that their projectiles will take while they charge.
- In the English translation of the game, both weapons in the stringer class have a hyphen in their name.
- As of Drizzle Season 2023, the Stringer class is tied with the Splatana class for having the least amount of weapons in it, with only 3.
Names in other languages
|Italian||Calamarco||From calamaro ("squid") + arco ("bow")|
|Spanish||Arcromatizador||Bow-chromatizer, from arco ("bow") + cromatizador ("chromatizer")|
|Portuguese||Stringer||Same as English|
|Firing ink horizontally||Firing ink vertically|