Wassup 8-Ball Station

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"Signs point to yes..."
Wassup 8-Ball Station
Guide the 8-ball to the goal!
Station B01A03
Test Fee CQ Points 200
Lives × 3
and rewards
CQ Points 800
Mem cake Octarian
Music #8 regret

Wassup 8-Ball Station is a test in Splatoon 2's paid downloadable content, Octo Expansion. This station is unlocked after clearing Roll Out Station, Far-Out Station, Pop Rock Station, or Poppin' Fresh Station.


The player must clear either A02 Far-Out Station, A04 Roll Out Station, B16 Pop Rock Station, or I09B02 Poppin' Fresh Station to access this test. The shortest way to access this station is to clear A04 Roll Out Station.


Wassup 8-Ball Station stats
Area Enemies Armor Main weapon Special weapon Sub weapon
Checkpoint 1 2x Sanitized Octotroopers
1x Sanitized Blobby Octotrooper
Checkpoint 2 2x Sanitized Octotroopers N/A N/A N/A N/A
Checkpoint 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Checkpoint 4 2x Sanitized Octotroopers N/A N/A N/A N/A
Final checkpoint N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Checkpoint 1

This test is based on pushing an 8-ball to the goal. It begins with a downward ramp, followed by two upward ramps. Along the way, Sanitized Octotroopers are encountered.

Checkpoint 2

The second checkpoint.

Area 2 starts with some beams which carry the 8-ball to the next part where more Octotroopers are stationed. There is a right turn and a propeller lift which takes Agent 8 upwards where they can continue. If they keep going up, though, they will be able to reach a beam with a Power Egg pack.

Checkpoint 3

Area 3 begins with a platform tilted upward. The 8-ball has to be pushed up a slope without it falling off. Then there is another similar platform, but the 8-ball should fall off in order to get it to Area 4.

Checkpoint 4

Area 4 begins with a seesaw, where the 8-ball must be pushed across quickly. On the other side, there is an 8-ball switch and a vault, the former activating an elevator. Take the elevator up to a small platforming section, which consists of a few beams and some Octotroopers. At the top is a key.

Final checkpoint

The fifth and final checkpoint.

Area 5 starts right after the key and is followed by a platform taking the player back to the vault which is opened with the key. The vault contains a Balloon Fish right behind the 8-ball. The Balloon Fish can explode, making the 8-ball move extremely quickly, but it will have to be timed well due to a seesaw that can push an 8-ball into the abyss. Right after the seesaw is the 8-ball goal.


  • Enemy ink can push the 8-ball. It may be useful to splat the enemy first and then go and bring the 8-ball.


Mem cake

The world I knew seems like a trap.
I'm drawn now to the strange and new.
Would my old friends think me a sap?

Completing this test awards the player with the Octarian mem cake.

Enemies and mechanics


Translation needed
Identify and add the regions the "English" quotes are from. edit


C.Q. Cumber's Quotes

Please lead the 8-ball to the goal.
Keep in mind that the 8-ball will damage any enemies it touches.
Shoot it carefully but powerfully.

Cap'n Cuttlefish's Quotes

Simply splendid!
Key located!
Hurry and get the key!

Marina's Quotes

Go get it!
First, try getting it onto that rail in the middle.
Head across the seesaw in a single dash!
I see an 8-ball switch in front of the vault!
Use that Balloon Fish to send the 8-ball flying!

Pearl's Quotes

Talk about an uphill battle...
An elevator! But I guess you're not going to able to get the ball onto it...
Keep an eye out for when the seesaw over there lowers down!



  • This station has Bubble Tape floating in the background. This particular gum was very popular in the 1990s due to its unique packaging.
    • The text on the packaging is not in English but is instead in Inkling.
    • F02 Slow Ride Station has Bubble Tape floating around in the background as well.
  • Wassup 8-Ball Station is the only mission in the Octo Expansion to use the Splash-o-matic.


"Wassup" is the corruption of "What's up?", a phrase that was popularized by a December 1999 advertising campaign for Bud Light beer.

The subtitle, "Signs point to yes...", is one of the possible results on a Magic 8-Ball.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 更新無き工事現場
エイトボールを 運ベ!

Kōshin naki kōji gemba:
Kasetsu Tono Tsumeoru Eki
Eitobōru wo hakobe!
Construction site without update:
Temporary Tono Tsumeoru Station[note 1]
Transport the 8-ball!
Netherlands Dutch Balsportbaan
Onder constructie
Breng de 8-bal naar het doel!
Ball sports court
Under construction
Bring the 8-ball to the goal!
Canada French (NOA) Attention, travaux!
Canal à bascule
Mène la boule 8 à bon port!
Attention, work in progress!
Rocking canal
Take the 8-ball to the right place!
France French (NOE) Attention, travaux !
Canal à bascule
Mène la bille 8 à bon port !
Attention, work in progress!
Rocking canal
Take the 8-ball to the right place!
Germany German Es ist ein Auf und Ab!
Bringe die Achterkugel zum Ziel!
It's an up and down!
Wippeshude[note 2]
Bring the 8-ball to the goal
Italy Italian Un cantiere accantonato
Valle Lapena
Trasporta la palla otto!
A shelved building site
Pain Valley
Carry the 8-ball!
Russia Russian ...Не вступи в стружку!
Кати восьмошар!

...Ne vstupi v struzhku!
Kati vos'moshar!
...Don't step on shavings!
New building-Sawing Town Station
Roll the 8-ball!
Mexico Spanish (NOA) Tenía que ser la bola del ocho[note 3]
Bola Ocho Local
Transporta la bola ocho.
It had to be the ball from eight
Local Eight Ball
Transport the eight ball.
Spain Spanish (NOE) Se masca la tragedia
Cantón Chicle
Transporta la bola ocho.
Tragedy chews[note 4]
Gum Canton
Transport the eight ball.

Translation notes

  1. "仮設・トノ・ツメオル" is a pun on "カセットの爪折る" kasetto no tsume oru, meaning "breaking a tab of compact cassette".
  2. Comes from "Wippe" (seesaw) and "-hude", a suffix found in certain German city and district names.
  3. A reference to the Mexican TV sitcom El Chavo del Ocho. The catchphrase "Tenía que ser el chavo del ocho," (It had to be the lad from [apartment] eight) is said by an adult in response to some hijinks the titular character is involved in.
  4. This phrase does not have an exact translation in English, but is used in relation to a tragic event occurring.