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Kelp Splatterscope
Splatterscope
An Inkling girl brandishing a Splatterscope
Information
Type Main
Required Level 17
Cost 7800
Uncharged Damage 40
Max Charge Damage 160
Range
80 / 100
Charge Speed
50 / 100
Mobility
35 / 100
Sub Weapon Sprinkler
Special Weapon Killer Wail
Special Depletion {{{depletion}}}

The Kelp Splatterscope is a Main Charger weapon in Splatoon.

Description

The Kelp Splatterscope is a Kelp Splat Charger with an added scope for long-distance aiming. It's great for hitting far-off targets, but your view is narrow while charging.

Weapon Quote

"A Splatterscope Sheldon modified in the same way as the Kelp Splat Charger—by sticking seaweed to it. Naturally, this one also has a Sprinkler."

Strategy

Charger-type weapons generally are not used to cover as much turf as the Shooter or Roller weapon types. Instead, they provide cover and/or pressure to high traffic areas of the map, as well as key choke points, allowing the rest of the team to move more freely.

The Kelp Splatterscope has the same set as the Kelp Splat Charger, so the general strategy will be the same here - pick people off from vantage points, while covering turf with your sub and using the Killer Wail to force people from hiding or keep them stationary.

Tips for facing each weapon type

  • Shooter-type weapons will give more trouble than you would have with another Charger set, because you lack a tactical sub weapon. Instead, be extra careful to abuse your range and not let these players close. If you push them behind a wall or into a tight space they might get the advantage over you, just back off, or find a different vantage point if they're threatening you. Be careful not to stay scoped in too long, or they may move to your blind spot.
  • Roller-type weapons are the easiest targets to pick off for Chargers, aside from the Inkbrush. Taking out these players will be your priority, and you can throw a Sprinkler over the area they covered to let you get back to picking off other players, instead of covering where they went.
  • Charger-type weapon matchups are difficult, and is mainly about getting a sneaky shot in while they're not paying enough attention. The scope weapons are at a slight disadvantage, because while they're scoped in they can't see the targeting beam from enemy aiming Chargers, so you'll need to be extra careful. Another option is to ignore the enemy Charger (so long as you don't let yourself get sniped), and deal with the rest of his team. A lone Charger will find it very difficult to fend off an entire Splatoon!

Names in other languages

Language Name Notes
Japanese スプラスコープワカメ Splat Scope Kelp
French (NA) Concentraceur zoom W
German Algen Ziel-Konzentrator Seaweed Scope Concentrator


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