Questions tagged [splatoon-3]

A 2022 third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It's the third release in the Splatoon series, and a sequel to Splatoon 2.

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So... what happened to the Great Zapfish?

I was just reminded... the story of Splatoon 3 starts with the Great Zapfish being kindnapped. Again. But then the story never touches on that again. Contrary to Splatoon 1 and 2, you never save the ...
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Can’t get the After Alterna after beating all the levels

I beat all the levels and got all hero gears, but for some reason the sixth Alterna log was not analyzed and I didn’t get the After Alterna level.
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Can Murch deliver gears with unlocked ability slots if I order them from a player who has them?

In Splatoon 2, players could order up to three pieces of gear from other players with the help of Murch, and this is still possible in Splatoon 3. Morover, giving him some Super Sea Snails it's ...
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Do knockouts earn more points in ranked mode?

If my team wins a ranked Anarchy Battle as a knockout (ie: a victory before the match timer runs out), does that earn more points for my skill rank than a game where the team scores were closer?
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What's that crown over Splatoon player's nametag?

I've played a bunch of Turf wars this weekend because of the Splatfest, and I usually find players with a strange crown logo on their nickname, like ユーゼン in the screenshot below. It could be related ...
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How is Synergy Bonus determined?

When I win a Splatfest Battle the amount of Clout and Splatfest Points I earn get a Synergy Bonus. Usually the bonus is x1.0 but sometimes it's x1.1 or x1.2. What determines the Synergy Bonus?
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What's the difference between Splatfest Battle (Open) and Splatfest Battle (Pro?)

During a Splatfest there are options for Splatfest Battle (Open) and Splatfest Battle (Pro). Both seem to have the same mode, stages, and description, so what's the difference between them?
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Can other players see signal messages in the lobby?

When I'm in a lobby waiting for a match to start I'll often send Booyah signal messages to the other players waiting with me. However, I've never seen a player Booyah back to me. That has me wondering:...
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How is the amount of checkpoints in Tower Control determined?

I've always thought that there are 3 checkpoints on both sides, but I've played a match today when there were only 2. What was the reason from the reduction?
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How do the white plus numbers work in ranked mode?

When playing a ranked match in Splatoon 3 there will sometimes be white "plus" numbers that appear below the team scores. I've seen them in both Splat Zones and Clam Blitz. What do these ...
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How many clams do splatted players drop in Clam Blitz?

When a player gets splatted in Clam Blitz, what determines the amount of clams that get dropped for other players to pick up? From my experience players only seem to only drop 3 clams at most, but I ...
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Do posthumous Booyahs power up a Booyah Bomb?

The Booyah Bomb gets powered up by receiving Booyahs from your team. Interestingly, you can still send Booyahs while you're waiting to respawn after getting splatted. If a teammate uses a Booyah Bomb ...
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What does the handling stat do in Splatoon 3?

Weapons in Splatoon 3 categorized as rollers, sloshers, brushes, or splatanas have a stat labeled handling. What does this handling stat do?
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Does ink on Sturgeon Shipyard's retractable bridges count in Turf Wars?

Normally ink on walls doesn't count towards the final scores in a Turf War. However, Sturgeon Shipyard has two pairs of retractible bridges that raise and lower throughout a match. Do these ...
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Do repeated Booyahs power up the Booyah Bomb?

The Booyah Bomb's description says that it can be powered up by sending and receiving Booyahs from your team. Does the power of a teammate's Booyah Bomb increase more if I use the Booyah button more ...
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What is the Record-Score Setter medal awarded for?

While playing Rainmaker in Anarchy Battle, I noticed I'd won medals for both #1 Score Booster and Record-Score Setter in a single round. Presumably the Score Booster medal is for boosting the team ...
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How do I get all the Amiibo Gears in Splatoon 3?

In Splatoon 3 you can get exclusive gears from Amiibos, like the previous game. In Splatoon 2, these were the requirements: To unlock the special Amiibo sets of gear you need to increase your level ...
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What does a red flag next to a weapon mean?

On the weapon select screen, I noticed there was a red flag next to my Splattershot. All of my other weapons had a gray flag. What does the red flag next to my Splattershot mean?
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What is the #1 Popular Target medal for?

What is the #1 Populat Target medal given for? it's not related to deaths as I managed to get it in a round where I never died, and it's not most damage taken since there's a separate #1 Damage Taker ...
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What do the bracketed numbers on the Salmon Run results mean?

On the end results screen for Splatoon 3's Salmon Run, there is a small number in brackets next to the number of Golden Eggs collected. What does this small bracketed number mean?
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How long do food bonuses from Crab-N-Go last?

If I buy food or drinks from Crab-N-Go to increase the XP or cash I get from battles, how long does the bonus effect last?
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What does "Danger!" mean?

During a Turf War I noticed a light-green "Danger!" prompt appear at the top of the screen next to my team's status icons. What does the Danger! prompt mean?
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Are Sheldon Licenses Infinite?

You can spend 1 license to unlock a weapon that you are high enough level for, but you can spend 3 to unlock ones you do not meet the requirements. So the question is, If I buy a bunch of "high ...
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Can "Conserve Ink-Splat Sustainably" be completed without firing a shot?

The objective for the campaign stage "Conserve Ink-Splat Sustainably" is to reach the end without running out of ink. At the end of the stage, Agent 1 made an interesting remark. Agent 1: ...
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How do Crab-N-Go food multipliers stack?

If I have a x2 cash multiplier active from a Commercial Crab Trap Sandwich and someone on my team has a 'teamwide x2 multiplier' from a Mega Mountain a la Marigold, how do they stack? Do they multiply ...
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How does difficulty in Salmon Run work?

I've never played Splatoon before 3, so even if its unchanged in 2... I wouldn't know that either. When I first started, Salmon Run was pretty much able to be solo'd, but now that I've played a bit ...
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What progresses analysis of Alterna Logs?

In the campaign mode there are Alterna Logs that have been unlocking over time until they show "analysis complete". It seems to be linked to campaign progress, but I can't tell what ...
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Do Squid Beacons count towards the Super Jump Spot medal?

One of the post-game medals you can get is #1 Super Jump Spot. Looking at the name I assume it is awarded based on how many times a teammate Super Jumps to your location. Do Super Jumps to a Squid ...
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How do I check how many Gold Sheldon Licenses I have?

In Sheldon's weapon shop I can spend Gold Sheldon Licenses I got from importing my Splatoon 2 save to unlock weapons before reaching the level requirement. There's a counter that shows how many normal ...
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How do I cancel searching for a multiplayer match?

I started queuing up for a multiplayer match in Splatoon 3 only to realize I needed to take care of something first. How do I cancel searching for a multiplayer match?
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Can you switch between octoling and inkling after the initial choice?

Been playing an octoling and for variety, would like to switch to an inkling. But I can't find the option in the menus. Can you?
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How do you get other lockers?

I see in the locker room other lockers. But looking around I havent seen anywhere where I can get another locker type. So where do you get them?
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Will inked terrain in the campaign hub stay inked if I return to Splatsville?

I've inked a large portion of the floor in the first hub area of the campaign. If I leave the campaign by returning to Splatsville, will the hub area still be covered in ink when I come back?
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Do campaign stages have hidden collectibles?

In Splatoon 1 every campaign level had a hidden Sunken Scroll. In Splatoon 2 every level hid a Sunken Scroll and Sardinium. In Splatoon 3 I've only encountered collectibles in the stage select hubs. ...
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What are the completion rewards in Splatoon 3?

I did the whole game 100% in one go so now I don't know what I got for what. I even did every station with every weapon, and have no clue what I got for it. So what are the completion rewards in ...
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