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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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Does the Splash Radius chip affect the Luna Blaster?

In Splatoon 3 Side Order, there is a Splash Radius chip which "Increases the radius of damage and turf inked by explosions". I believe this applies to explosions when enemies are defeated, ...
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What does the red line on the turbine tower mean?

Some missions in Splatoon 3 Side Order have a turbine tower you need to continually attack and fill with ink to make it move. There is a red line on the tower's container, similar to the line on an ...
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How do I view my best times for floors in Side Order?

When I clear a floor in Side Order faster than my previous best time, there is a small notice saying my time has been "Updated". However, I can't figure out how to see what my best times ...
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How do I refight the boss from my first run?

My first time playing Splatoon 3 Side Order, I was able to fight This boss has not shown up on any subsequent runs. Is there a way to refight the boss from my first run?
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Does boss difficulty change depending on the floor?

In Splatoon 3 Side Order, because of the randomization of the tower, there are three bosses that can be fought on either floor 10 or 20 (Asynchronous Rondo, Pinging Marciale, and Parallel Canon). Does ...
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Does Shot-Spread Reduction affect the Luna Blaster?

While playing Side Order with Murch's Palette, I was offered a floor with the Shot-Spread Reduction chip which "reduces the shot spread on your main weapon." The main weapon for Murch's ...
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Does clearing the tower with a reconfigured palette advance the story?

After clearing the tower in Splatoon 3 Side Order for the first time, you are encouraged to clear it again with different palettes (weapon sets) to reconfigure them. Each time I've reached the top of ...
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Where has Pearl seen this vending machine before?

After shopping on a Vending-Machine floor, Pearl commented "Where have I seen that vending machine before?" Why did Pearl make this comment? Where has she seen this vending machine before? ...
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Does Moving Ink Speed increase ink usage?

I picked up the Moving Ink Speed chip which states Increases movement speed when moving while inking with a roller or brush. Since moving faster with a brush would paint more surface area in less ...
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How does Main Piercing work on Rollers and Brushes?

In Splatoon 3 - Side Order, there is a Main Piercing chip which says Your main weapon's shots pierce enemies, with damage decreasing per enemy. How does this work on Roller and Brush weapons? Will ...
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Can I change Agent 8's appearance after starting Side Order?

Splatoon 3's DLC campaign Side Order starts with you customizing the appearance of Agent 8. I want to make them match my character from Splatoon 2, but I can't remember their appearance offhand. Will ...
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Why does everyone keep saying "I'm so pooped" in the Splatoon 3 plaza?

So, I recently got back into Splatoon after months of a hiatus, and come back to the plaza being plastered with "i'm so pooped." What is this? Just an anomaly? A youtuber/streamer's inside ...
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What triggers the new fist bump animation?

Sizzle Season introduced a new animation during victory scene, when Inklings/Octolings perform their emotes a "fist bump" animation may occur between two players. According to Splatoon 3's ...
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Why do I need at least 30 wins to earn the relative special weapon badge?

According to Splatoon wiki: If a player wins a match with a special weapon a certain number of times, they obtain normal, silver and gold badges. The number of required wins are 30, 180 and 1200. ...
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What happens if I get all 10 Splatfest shells?

When a player wins a 10× battle during a Splatfest, they earn a festival shell. When multiple players on a team hold a lot of festival shells, the chances of getting into a 100× battle are increased. ...
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Which Splatoon Is Momoko playing in S1E4 of The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House?

In Season 1 Episode 4 of The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House , you can see Momoko playing Splatoon from 11:43 to 12:24. I can tell that it's not Splatoon 1 since she's playing on a Nintendo ...
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Is there a faster way to get Amiibo gear

I have been using Splatoon 3 Amiibos and I want to know if there is a better way to get their presents faster without just playing lots of Turf Wars. Is there a way to get it faster or do I just have ...
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Do I have to wear the specific Amiibo gear in order to get the rest of the gears? [duplicate]

I want to get new gears and soon from Amiibos but I'm not sure if you need to wear the first gear item you get from the Amiibo (shoes) in order to get the other gear.
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Does a capsule's color from the Shell-Out Machine mean anything?

Capsules from the Shell-Out Machine come in a few different colors. I've seen blue, purple, and red. Does the capsule's color mean anything?
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Do weapons earn Freshness during a Splatfest?

The Freshness flag is representative of that weapon's highest Freshness rating: According to the wikia: If Fresh is reached with a weapon before dropping back down to Raw, it will still display the ...
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What's the distance that let me hide my super jumps using Stealth Jump?

From Stealth Jump official wikia, in Splatoon 2 section, we have: Stealth Jump hides the user's Super Jump landing marker, except for players who are within a certain distance to it; (as a result, ...
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Do medals in Tricolor Battles count attacking teams separately?

Let's say there's a Tricolor Battle where the attacking Green and Red teams fought against the defending Blue team. If I'm awarded the #1 Turf Inker badge while on the Green Team, does that mean I was ...
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What is the Mr. Grizz statue supposed to be? (Spoilers)

After beating the main game, the Grizz statue in the Salmon Run lobby changes. So what is it supposed to be? A narwal? It's definitely not a bear anymore but I can't figure out what it is.
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SO can't create its own lobby and cannot be joined

In splatoon 3, for some reason when I play with my SO I always have to create the group. If they created it, I can't see them as online, and when they are playing I can't just jump in next game. Is ...
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How do you get silver and gold scales in Salmon Run?

When you face the King Salmonoid in Salmon Run, you always receive scales, whether you win or lose. But it seems completely random how it works - sometimes I win and I get all bronze scales, and ...
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Do disconnects count against the rounds remaining for food effects?

Let's say I have a bonus food effect active that lasts for 20 rounds. If a match I'm in gets disbanded due to a player disconnecting, will that count against the rounds remaining before the food ...
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How does the salmonmeter work? When do you get an emergency round?

It's an argument between me and my SO: When do you get a emergency round? When all players salmonmeter is full, or when one of the player's meter is full?
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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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