Tentatek

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Tentatek

S2 Brand Tentatek.png

Likely ability S2 Ability Ink Recovery Up.png Ink Recovery Up
Unlikely ability S2 Ability Quick Super Jump.png Quick Super Jump
Famous for bold neon colors and stylish, high-tech shoe designs, any squid wanting the latest in fresh footwear loves Tentatek! If you're looking for a combination of fashion-forward design AND performance, look no further than the eye-popping designs of Tentatek!

Tentatek (Japanese: アロメ Arome) is a brand in Splatoon and Splatoon 2. Tentatek makes a variety of gear and have designed three weapons: the S Weapon Main Tentatek Splattershot.png Tentatek Splattershot, S2 Weapon Main Dark Tetra Dualies.png Dark Tetra Dualies, and S2 Weapon Main Light Tetra Dualies.png Light Tetra Dualies.

Their gear has a high chance of rolling S2 Ability Ink Recovery Up.png Ink Recovery Up as a sub ability and a very low chance of rolling S2 Ability Quick Super Jump.png Quick Super Jump (unless the player is under the effects of a Quick Jump Orange).

According to SplatoonJP, Tentatek produces sportswear and athletic shoes,[2] with their brightly colored, high-tech trainers and Sea Slugs popular among young Inklings.[3]

Appearance

The Tentatek logo is a pink oval shape with squid eyes in white. The writing below it is in Inkling and appears to have an Inkling rendition of a Trademark logo. The logo itself is known as a squid eye and is fashioned off of the pattern around an Inkling's eyes.

By the events of Splatoon 2, they changed their logo to a more simple design, with the oval removed and just the squid eye pattern (which the coloring varies from black to pink) and the Trademark logo in the bottom corner. However, holdover gear from Splatoon retains the old logo.

Gear

For the category page, see Category:Tentatek.

Weapons

Main article: Weapon brand#Tentatek

Label

Tentatek has gear with the labels 'Iromaki 750', 'Norimaki 750' and 'Sea Slug'.

Trivia

  • The Tentatek logo appears to be fashioned off of the pattern around an Inkling's eyes.
  • The writing underneath the logo is similar to its translated Japanese name, 'Arome'.
  • In art for the Hero vs. Villain Splatfest, Marina wears a pair of Tentatek shoes unavailable to players. They are similar to S2 Gear Shoes Sesame Salt 270s.png Sesame Salt 270s but are mainly dark gray with white and teal accents.
  • It seems Tentatek is also a seller of soda named Tentacola, according to dialogue between Pearl and Marina for Ancho-V Games, Musselforge Fitness and Skipper Pavilion. In other languages, it is named Tentatek Cola, a clearer indication that is Tentatek branded.
  • Marina's 8-based outfits bear a resemblance to the sideways 8 on Tentatek clothing and the Tentatek logo.

Gallery

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese アロメ
arome
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Tentatek Tentatek
FlagQuebec.svg French (NOA) Tentatek
FlagFrance.svg French (NOE) OculR From oculaire (ocular)
FlagGermany.svg German Tentatek Tentatek
FlagItaly.svg Italian Arome
FlagRussia.svg Russian Щуччи
Shchuchchi
From щучий shchuchiy, pike, and гуччи guchchi, gucci
FlagMexico.svg Spanish (NOA) Tentáctica Portmanteau of Tentacle and Tactic.
FlagSpain.svg Spanish (NOE) Arome

References

  1. Squid Research Lab Live from Squid Research Lab: Inkling Fashion Week
  2. Twitter SplatoonJP on Twitter. Splatoon Japan (2015-02-20). Retrieved on 2015 February 20.
  3. Twitter SplatoonJP on Twitter. Splatoon Japan (2016-01-28). Retrieved on 2016 January 28.


Introduced in Splatoon
Introduced in Splatoon 2