The Reef is a multiplayer stage in Splatoon 2.


It is located a short distance away from Inkopolis Square. The area is a popular destination when not being the battleground for a Turf War. The Reef contains several different types of shops in the city.

Notable Locations


Ranked Battle

  • Splat Zones - The Splat Zone in this map is located beneath the middle bridge of the map. One useful tactic to take control of the zone is to ink the area from the bridge right above the zone.
  • Tower Control - TBA
  • Rainmaker - TBA
  • Clam Blitz - TBA


  • Water at 2 sides of the stage


  • This was the first stage that was announced for Splatoon 2 and was officially revealed during the Nintendo Switch event in January 2017.
  • The map was released in the initial release of Splatoon 2 on the game's release date of July 21, 2017.