A Splatoon logo

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A Splatoon Inklings

Inklings, the main characters of the series

Splatoon is a series of third person shooter games by Nintendo starring Inklings, child-like creatures capable of turning into squids.

Two games have been released:

  • Splatoon (May 28, 2015) for Wii U.
  • Splatoon 2 (July 21, 2017) for Nintendo Switch.

A total of 8 amiibo figures was released with the games:

  • Splatoon - Wave 1 (May 28, 2015): Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, Inkling Squid
  • Splatoon - Wave 2 (July 7, 2016): Callie, Marie
  • Splatoon 2 (July 21, 2017): Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, Inkling Squid

A Splatoon manga based on the games was also published on CoroCoro Comic magazines starting in 2015.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Mii Plaza201504 April 2015Mii Plaza features an unlockable hat based on Inkling from Splatoon.2

5Arrow R Nintendo Badge Arcade201505 May 2015Nintendo Badge Arcade features badges based on Splatoon.2

4Arrow L Zelda20150528 May 28, 2015A picture of an 8-bit Octorok can be found in Splatoon and Splatoon 2.2

5Arrow R Style Savvy20150529 May 29, 2015Girls Mode 3 features a clothing item based on Splatoon, unlocked by using a Splatoon amiibo.2

5Arrow R Yoshi20150625 June 25, 2015Yoshi's Woolly World features Yoshi designs based on Inklings, unlocked by using the respective amiibo.2

4Arrow L Shinryaku!! Ika Musume20150805 August 05, 2015Splatoon features a Ika Musume costume, added to the game through an update.2

4Arrow L Transformers20150829 August 29, 2015There's a Splatfest between Autobots and Decepticons.2

5Arrow R Daigasso! Band Brothers20150916 September 16, 2015Daigasso! Band Brothers P features downloadable songs from Splatoon.2

4Arrow L Pokémon20160219 February 19, 2016There's a Splatfest between Pokémon Red and Blue.2

4Arrow L SpongeBob20160423 April 23, 2016There's a Splatfest between Spongebob and Patrick.2


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Miitomo20160427 April 27, 2016Miitomo features Splatoon-themed items, while there's been a Splatfest based on Miitomo.2

5Arrow R Animal Crossing20161103 November 03, 2016Scanning a Splatoon amiibo in Animal Crossing: New Leaf unlocks Splatoon themed items and furniture.2

5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20170315 March 15, 2017Taiko no Tatsujin Yellow Version features a music track and a costume from Splatoon.2

5Arrow R Mario20170428 April 28, 2017Inklings appear as playable characters in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe; additionally there's a picture of an 8-bit Blooper in Splatoon, while Super Mario Maker features costumes based on Splatoon characters.1

5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.2018 2018Inkling costumes for Miis are downloadable in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS. Also Inklings are playable in Super Smash Bros. for Switch.1