The Wasabi Splattershot was first announced during the Nintendo Direct on March 3, 2016. It is one of eight weapons included in Sheldon's Picks Vol. 1 and was released at 02:00 UTC on April 13. It comes with Splat Bombs and the Inkstrike.
- The Wasabi Splattershot is a middleweight weapon.
- When initially firing the weapon in kid form, the first bullet takes 3 frames to come out.
- When firing from squid form, the first bullet takes 8 frames to come out.
- When firing continuously, it has a fire rate of 6 frames between bullets.
- When firing while moving, the player's movement speed is set to 0.72 units per frame.
- After firing, there is a 20 frame cooldown before your ink tank starts refilling.
- Bullets have a radius of 2 units.
- The angle its shots can deviate while on the ground is 6 degrees.
- The angle its shots can deviate while in the air is 15 degrees.
- The Wasabi Splattershot has a 25% chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle.
- When jumping, the chance to shoot towards the outer reticle instead of the inner reticle is immediately set to 40%.
- Bullets initially travel at a rate of 22 units per frame for 4 frames, having an effective range of 88 units.
- Paint droplets occur every 75 units.
- The frequency at which paint drips from a bullet occurs at a rate of 2 droplets per shot.
- There are a total of 5 different droplet patterns that can be created while firing this weapon.
- Droplets that occur within 11 units of the player have a radius of 19.2 units.
- Droplets that occur when they travel past 200 units of the player have a radius of 18 units.
- All other paint droplets have a radius of 13 units.
An Inkling runs with the Wasabi Splattershot.
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- The European Nintendo Direct incorrectly showed the Wasabi Splattershot's special weapon as the Inkzooka instead of the Inkstrike.
Wasabi Splattershot is a combination of Splatter (as well as Splat) and Shot. It also has the word Wasabi as a prefix to differentiate it from the Splattershot and the Tentatek Splattershot. The word Wasabi most likely refer to its color scheme.
Its japanese name, スプラシューターワサビ Supurashūtā Wasabi, is a combination of either Splat or Splash, and Shooter. It contains the word "Wasabi" for the same reasons as its English name.
Names in other languages
|French (NOA)||Liquéficateur wasabi|
|French (NOE)||Liquidateur Wasabi|
|Spanish (NOA)||Rociador wasabi||Wasabi Sprayer|
|Spanish (NOE)||Lanzatintas wasabi||Wasabi Ink Thrower|