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Splatoon 3 – Weapon Tier List

Jack Bye Updated on by

Splatoon 3 is absolutely packed with weapons for you to splat opponents and ink up their turf with. Rollers, blasters, buckets, bows and many more await you in the latest action-packed ink-based free for all. 

There are many factors to consider when ranking Splatoon 3’s weapons. You have to not only consider how effective they are at splatting opposing Inklings, but also how well they can cover an area, and weigh this power and coverage against the rate at which they consume your ink. 

With so much going on, it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why we’ve ranked Splatoon 3’s weapons in our Tier List. Below you’ll find what we believe to be the most powerful and reliable of Splatoon 3’s weapons, as well as those that we found to be subpar. Take a look, take your pick, then get out there and ink up the opposition

READ MORE: Splatoon 3 Octobot King Boss Guide 

Splatoon 3 Weapon Tier List 

Splat Roller Equipped
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Splatoon 3 Weapons: S-Tier 

The best that Splatoon 3’s arsenal has to offer. You won’t go wrong when wielding one of these powerful ink armaments. 

  • Dark Tetra Dualies 
  • Splatana Wiper 
  • Splat Roller 
  • Bloblobber 
  • Slosher 
  • .52 Gal 
  • Dapple Dualies 


Not always a perfect choice, but these Splatoon 3 weapons are reliable and fulfill a variety of functions. Your team will always be glad to see you wielding one of these A-tier tools. 


  • Dualie Squelchers 
  • .96 Gal 
  • Splat Dualies 
  • Splattershot 
  • Splattershot Pro 
  • Dynamo Roller 
  • Tri-Stinger 
  • Reef-Lux 450 
  • Hydra Splatling 
  • Inkbrush 
  • Ballpoint Splatling 
  • Splat Charger 
  • Splatana Stamper 
  • Splatterscope 
  • E-Liter 4K Scope 
  • Glooga Dualies 
  • Rapid Blaster Pro 
  • Tenta Brella 
  • Nautilus 47 


Splatoon 3 Weapon Selection
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These weapons can sometimes be outmatched by more reliable gear, but in the right hands, they can still swing a match in your team’s favor. 

  • N-ZAP ’85 
  • Aerospray MG 
  • E-liter 4K 
  • Splattershot Jr 
  • Clash Blaster 
  • Heavy Splatling 
  • Tri-Slosher 
  • Range Blaster 
  • Rapid Blaster 
  • Squeezer 
  • H-3 Hozzlenose 
  • Sploosh-o-Matic 
  • Mini Splatling 
  • Carbon Roller 
  • Classic Squiffer 
  • Explosher 
  • Jet Squelcher 


These weapons are not especially reliable tools, but those that are drawn to them will still find fun options that can match higher-tier gear given time and dedication. 

  • Splat Brella 
  • Splash-o-Matic 
  • L-3 Nozzlenose 
  • Goo Tuber 
  • Bamboozler 14 Mk I 
  • Undercover Brella 
  • Blaster 
  • Octobrush 
  • Luna Blaster 

That wraps up our Splatoon 3 weapon tier list. We hope this helps you pick the right tools to claim turf and climb the ladder.