Version 5.5.0 (Splatoon 2)

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Version 5.5.0 is an update for Splatoon 2 that was released on 29 September 2021 at 01:00 UTC. It was announced on social media on 24 September 2021.[1]

Balance changes

  • We observed changes after distribution of Ver 5.4.0 and made additional adjustments to slightly lower the fighting power of certain weapons that could hold the battle line from further away.
  • Also, we made adjustments to narrow the margins by which certain weapons were strengthened in Ver 5.4.0 while also lowering the frequency at which special weapons can be triggered. At the same time, we expanded weapon choice by increasing the abilities of certain weapons that excel at closer ranges.
  • In addition, we reviewed some of the weapons that previously had their capabilities lowered, and as a result we slightly reverted some of the lowered values and made some adjustments to points required for special weapons.
  • We will observe the changes after this update and make further adjustments to Splatoon 2 in the future.

Main weapons

Specifications for some of the main weapons have been changed.

Weapon Change
S2 Weapon Main Splattershot.png Splattershot
S2 Weapon Main Tentatek Splattershot.png Tentatek Splattershot
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splattershot.png Kensa Splattershot
S2 Weapon Main Hero Shot Replica.png Hero Shot Replica
S2 Weapon Main Octo Shot Replica.png Octo Shot Replica
  • Increased maximum damage that can be dealt from 35.0 to 36.0.
  • Slowed damage falloff speed relative to projectile travel time.
S2 Weapon Main Splat Roller.png Splat Roller
S2 Weapon Main Krak-On Splat Roller.png Krak-On Splat Roller
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splat Roller.png Kensa Splat Roller
S2 Weapon Main Hero Roller Replica.png Hero Roller Replica
  • Reduced the ink consumption of horizontal and vertical swings by roughly 5%.
S2 Weapon Main Octobrush.png Octobrush
S2 Weapon Main Octobrush Nouveau.png Octobrush Nouveau
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Octobrush.png Kensa Octobrush
  • Reduced ink consumption when moving while holding down the Button1 ZR.png Button by roughly 10%.
S2 Weapon Main Splat Dualies.png Splat Dualies
S2 Weapon Main Enperry Splat Dualies.png Enperry Splat Dualies
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splat Dualies.png Kensa Splat Dualies
S2 Weapon Main Hero Dualie Replicas.png Hero Dualie Replicas
  • Reduced ink consumption of rolling from 9% of the ink tank to 7% of the ink tank.
S2 Weapon Main .52 Gal.png .52 Gal
S2 Weapon Main .52 Gal Deco.png .52 Gal Deco
S2 Weapon Main Kensa .52 Gal.png Kensa .52 Gal
  • Reduced the radius of turf inked when a shot lands far away by roughly 5%.

Special gauge

Points required for using specials have been changed for certain main weapons.

Weapon Adjustment
S2 Weapon Main Forge Splattershot Pro.png Forge Splattershot Pro 200 → 190
S2 Weapon Main Luna Blaster.png Luna Blaster 180 → 170
S2 Weapon Main Cherry H-3 Nozzlenose.png Cherry H-3 Nozzlenose 190 → 180
S2 Weapon Main Slosher Deco.png Slosher Deco 220 → 210
S2 Weapon Main Kensa Splat Dualies.png Kensa Splat Dualies 210 → 200
S2 Weapon Main Splat Brella.png Splat Brella
S2 Weapon Main Hero Brella Replica.png Hero Brella Replica
200 → 190
S2 Weapon Main Kensa .52 Gal.png Kensa .52 Gal 180 → 190
S2 Weapon Main Custom Jet Squelcher.png Custom Jet Squelcher 180 → 190
S2 Weapon Main Foil Squeezer.png Foil Squeezer 190 → 200
S2 Weapon Main E-liter 4K.png E-liter 4K 180 → 190
S2 Weapon Main E-liter 4K Scope.png E-liter 4K Scope 180 → 190

Fixes and adjustments

Multiplayer

Trivia

  • Similarly to previous versions, the English translation of the patch notes lists the update as releasing on 24 September 2021, which was instead when it was announced.

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