Talk:Weapon

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Weapon type

The Blasters are not a Main Weapon type. They fall under the Shooter category. And because this page is protected, I can't fix this mistake. Friedinkling (talk) 20:17, 5 August 2015 (UTC)friedinkling

Seriously? Instead of acknowledging the error you're going to continue adding to it? The Blasters aren't a main weapon category. Unprotect this page or fix the error yourselves. Friedinkling (talk) 16:33, 7 August 2015 (UTC)friedinkling

Add the Octoshot Replica. --Meester Tweester (talk) 23:33, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

The Blasters and Brushes are separate main weapon types that different from Shooters and Rollers now, since they are different hero weapons in Splatoon 2, they also count as different weapon types on Splatfests. So it is suggested to be fixed. Ika-Hypercolor3 (talk) 15:44, 15 September 2018 (UTC)

Cost

Should we add the cost or way of obtaining a weapon next to it? BlazingInferno (talk) 12:58, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Already in the article. See the table under Weapon#List of Weapon Sets. Heddy (talk) 18:43, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

The Luna Blaster.

Question: What do you think about the Luna Blaster? (Edit your thoughts in) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Saltysquid (talkcontribs)

Talk pages are for discussing the page's content in hopes of improving it, as per Inkipedia:Policy/Talk pages. Luke (talk) 15:40, 23 April 2017 (UTC)

Table Issues

The Bloblobber, Explosher, Ballpoint Splatling, and Nautilus 47 all have issues on the table where there's a blank slot for a second weapon variation that doesn't exist, which honestly looks pretty ugly. Oddly enough, the Grizzco weapons don't share this issue. I'd fix them myself, but I'm not sure how to edit the weapon tables themselves. Can someone help me out? Alicia Jewel (talk) 16:38, 13 August 2018 (UTC)

I believe those empty cells were there because of the possibility that a variant will exist in the future. I fixed the issues by hiding those empty cells. Heddy (talk) 21:43, 13 August 2018 (UTC)

Misinformation

The Squiffer doesn't have the shortest range in its class. 5p1k3 (talk) 13:09, 1 November 2018 (UTC)

Um... yes it does. I tested all the chargers with my back against the same wall each time, and the Squiffer has the shortest range. Even the Bamboozler 14 Mk I has a longer range! - AlreadySplatted (talk) 01:13, 5 November 2018 (UTC)

Table Issues

For the non-Kensa weapons released in patch 4.3.0, these is no green checkmark under the proper game column. I would fix but cannot edit the table! Sharkie (talk) 06:50, 6 December 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for noticing and telling about it, fixed it. ShaharSig2.pngShaharSigtalk2.png 09:36, 6 December 2018 (UTC)

Huge, Overdone Spreadsheet of Mine

I decided to take the weapons and all their stats together, and make one huge table. I also including some charts, as well as some other tables at the side just for the heck of it.

It's just something for me to use up some time, and is likely not entirely useful, instead being rather redundant. It's just that I decided to share it now.

Fyreboy5 (talk) 13:11, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Splatfest Weapon Names

The splatfests for S2 are over, but we all remember the synergy bonuses, right? If everyone on a team had the same main, sub, or special weapon, it would show it in the "team name," but the category was not always the actual name of the weapon! Should we put the "Splatfest Synergy Name" category somewhere? PiePanda999 (talk) 01:05, 9 October 2019 (UTC)PiePanda999


What gear to use with each weapon class

I had the idea to add some recommended gear for each weapon class. Is this a good idea or not? DuckSaxDog1 (talk) 17:21, 27 July 2020 (UTC)

That is mostly a matter of opinion, so I don't think it belongs. Heddy (talk) 17:50, 27 July 2020 (UTC)


Grim Range Blaster

I was looking at my weapons menu in splatoon2 (sorted to main weapon type) and noticed that the Grim Range Blaster was located with the blasters and not next to the range blaster, can someone double-check this and if it is real should we change its location on these tables? Agent9.75 (talk) 15:16, 5 October 2020 (UTC)

Splat bombs in Splatoon 3

Can someone add a check mark to the list of games with Splat bombs under Splatoon 3, since we've confirmed they're in the upcoming game? WoomyMcBoomy (talk) 16:35, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Weapons in Splatoon 3

Should we add checkmarks for weapons confirmed to be in Splatoon 3? Such as the .96 gal and the Blaster/Range Blaster? Timewip2020 (talk) 16:30, 4 March 2021 (UTC)

yeah, I agree. We also need to add a section for the unnamed bow on this page, please! WoomyMcBoomy (talk) 21:50, 4 March 2021 (UTC)

I also agree here :)YOLO2020 (talk) 16:08, 10 March 2021 (UTC)

Weapon table, game column checklist

I noticed that the checklists have X added to them now, which seems unnecessary, because checklists only need checks. And the way new weapons are added post-release would just make an explicit X incorrect, whereas an empty box would ensure that the page is not making explicit claims that are later wrong... it would just be a box in a checklist to check when it comes out. Similar to a personal checklist of gear that you check when you obtain the gear!

I think the table should be reverted to a checklist, where we check weapons as they come out, as it has always been. Using X's just seems wrong, unnecessary, and less clean. Heddy (talk) 03:34, 24 March 2021 (UTC)

I agree. And to add on to what Heddy was saying, what if, let's say, the krak-on splat roller isn't in splatoon 3 a little after launch, and we mark it down as an x, but then it gets announced in a later update to return. The x is then incorrect, and it's an unnecessary edit. The x's to me seem unnecessary, and I 100% agree that a checklist shouldn't need x's when it's a check list. WoomyMcBoomyWoomy.png 11:17, 24 March 2021 (UTC)

What about the games that are very unlikely to have a major update anytime soon? For example, Splatoon 2 doesn't seem like it's going to have a returning weapon from Splatoon because Nintendo is probably focusing their work on Splatoon 3 and other games instead of Splatoon 2. Should we add "X" marks for just Splatoon though? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dedf1sh07 (talkcontribs)
I just don't see why X's should be added in the first place. The same information is being communicated without adding a negative symbol. Heddy (talk) 15:20, 26 March 2021 (UTC)
IMO I think X's would be good for weapons that never made it into Splatoon 1 and 2. Splatoon 3 doesn't need X's until the game finishes content updates. The Timer symbol would honestly be better for this category and it should only be added for weapons that have 1 variant in-game (such as the Gold Dynamo showing up in the trailer but not the Vanilla one). If a weapon hasn't been revealed to be in the game and also doesn't have a variant in-game, you should leave it blank or add a question mark category. Timewip2020 (talk) 16:54, 26 March 2021 (UTC)
I prefer simplicity and minimalism. We don't need timer symbols or X's or question marks, just a simple check for confirmed weapons is all that is needed to communicate the information to the reader. Heddy (talk) 23:34, 26 March 2021 (UTC)