FANDOM


A Splatoon logo

For detailed information about this series, see: Inkipedia

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.

Video games

Two games have been released:

  • Splatoon (May 28, 2015) for Wii U.
  • Splatoon 2 (July 21, 2017) for Nintendo Switch. It received an expansion pack:
    • Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion (July 31, 2018)

amiibo

13 different amiibo figures were released, plus three recolors for a total of 16 releases:

  • Wave 1 (May 28, 2015): Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, Inkling Squid (based on Splatoon)
  • Wave 2 (July 7, 2016): Callie, Marie, Inkling Girl (Green recolor), Inkling Boy (Purple recolor), Inkling Squid (Orange recolor)
  • Wave 3 (July 21, 2017): Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, Inkling Squid (based on Splatoon 2)
  • Wave 4 (July 13, 2018): Pearl, Marina
  • Wave 5 (November 9, 2018): Octoling Girl, Octoling Boy, Octoling Octopus

Dioramas to display the amiibo were also released.

Manga

A Splatoon manga based on the games was also published on CoroCoro Comic magazines starting in December 2015.
The series was collected in volumes, and currently counts 7, released between July 28, 2016 and November 28, 2018.

Music

The Squid Sisters, fictional pop idol duo from Splatoon, had various live concerts in Japan where they appeared as digital projections.

Four Splatoon music albums were released:

  • Splatune (October 21, 2015) including music from Splatoon.
  • Splatoon Live in Makuhari (July 13, 2016) including performances from the Squid Sisters' live concerts from Niconico Tokaigi 2016 and Choongakusai 2016.
  • Splatune 2 (November 29, 2017) including music from Splatoon 2.
  • Octotune (July 18, 2018) including music from Splatoon 2 and its Octo Expansion.

Links to other series

Note: The Niconico app for Nintendo 3DS features compatibility with the Callie and Marie amiibo, that unlock a special version of the respective character's live performance, but that's a non-fictional app, therefore it doesn't count as a link.

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; a giant cartridge based on Ocarina of Time appears in Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion.2


5Arrow R Style Savvy20150529 May 29, 2015Girls Mode 3 and 4 feature clothing items based on Splatoon, unlocked by using 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 in Splatoon between Autobots and Decepticons.2


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


5Arrow R Chibi-Robo!20151008 October 08, 2015Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash features compatibility with the Splatoon amiibo, unlocking poses based on the characters.2


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


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


3

Arrow L & R

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


5Arrow R Kirby20160428 April 28, 2016Kirby: Planet Robobot features compatibility with Splatoon amiibo.3


5Arrow R Miitopia20161208 December 08, 2016Miitopia features costumes based on Splatoon characters, obtainable by scanning the respective amiibo.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 Pikmin20170713 July 13, 2017Scanning Splatoon amiibo in Hey! Pikmin, makes the figures appear in the game.
2


4Arrow L Clu Clu Land20170721 July 21, 2017Posters of the Unira enemy from Clu Clu Land appear in the stage Starfish Mainstage in Splatoon 2.2


4Arrow L Octopus20170721 July 21, 2017A graffiti of the Octopus appears in the stage Ancho-V Games in Splatoon 2.2


4Arrow L Donkey Kong20170721 July 21, 2017A poster based on the Donkey Kong series appears in the stage Ancho-V Games in Splatoon 2.2.5


5Arrow R We Bare Bears20170818 August 18, 2017We Bare Bears characters play Splatoon 2 in a unique short.2


5Arrow R Conga Master Party!20170928 September 28, 2017Conga Master Party! features compatibility with the Splatoon series amiibo.3


4Arrow L Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles20180504 May 04, 2018There's a Splatfest in Splatoon 2 between the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters.2


4Arrow L Hello Kitty20180519 May 19, 2018There's a Splatfest in Splatoon 2 with Hello Kitty.2


4Arrow L Cinnamoroll20180519 May 19, 2018There's a Splatfest in Splatoon 2 with Cinnamoroll.2


4Arrow L My Melody20180526 May 26, 2018There's a Splatfest in Splatoon 2 with My Melody.2


4Arrow L Pom Pom Purin20180526 May 26, 2018There's a Splatfest in Splatoon 2 with Pom Pom Purin.2


5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20180719 July 19, 2018The squid from Splatoon appears in Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version; Taiko no Tatsujin Yellow Version features a music track and a costume from Splatoon.1


5Arrow R Wario20180727 July 27, 2018Wario can draw a sketch of Splatoon characters in WarioWare Gold by scanning the respective amiibo.
2


4Arrow L F-Zero20180731 July 31, 2018A giant cartridge based on F-Zero appears in Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion.2.5


5Arrow R Animal Crossing20180913 September 13, 2018Splatoon squids can be collected in an event in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp; Animal Crossing: New Leaf also features Splatoon-themed items and furniture.1


5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.20181207 December 07, 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