Splatoon 3 amiibo Unlocks And Rewards – Full List

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If you’ve got your hands on a copy of the excellent Splatoon 3, you might be aware that there’s a whole host of previously released amiibo that are compatible with the game. This includes the original amiibo released with the original Wii U Splatoonas well as the shinier, newer amiibo released alongside Splatoon 2.

There are also some Splatoon 3-specific amiibo due to release at a later date, but until that happens you can still unlock a whole host of tasty gear with the older models, and they look rather snazzy to boot!

Note. Many of these unlocks apply to Splatoon 2, too.

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Splatoon 3 amiibo Compatibility And Unlock Guide – Full List

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The new to-be-released Splatoon 3 trio including Smallfry, coming soon — Image: Nintendo

Below you’ll find a full list of every amiibo compatible with Splatoon 3 along with the rewards you unlock for scanning them.

We’ll begin with the most recently released amiibo and work backwards. We’ll update this guide with the yet-to-be-released amiibo (above) when they are, indeed, released.

Pearl and Marina ‘Off The Hook’ amiibo – Splatoon 2

Pearl and Marina 'Off The Hook' amiibo - Splatoon 2
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Pearl and Marina are the previous newscasters before ‘Deep Cut’, and members of the band ‘Off the Hook’, and if you’ve wanted to look a bit more like them when inking in-game, scanning them both will allow you to do just that!

The Pearl amiibo will give you:

  • Pearlescent Crown (Cold Blooded ability)
  • Pearlescent Hoodie (Respawn Punisher ability)
  • Pearlescent Kicks (Special Charge Up ability)

The Marina amiibo will give you:

  • Marinated Headphones (Special Saver ability)
  • Marinated top (Special Power Up ability)
  • Marinated Slip-Ons (Ink Recovery Up Ability)

Inkling Boy amiibo – Splatoon 2 (Green)

Inkling Boy amiibo - Splatoon 2
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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Inkling Boy amiibo will grant you the following items:

  • Squinja Mask
  • Squinja Suit
  • Squinja Shoes

When equipped these items will grant you the Special Saver, Swimming Speed ​​Boost, and Faster Respawn abilities.

Inkling Girl amiibo – Splatoon 2 (Red)

Inkling Girl amiibo - Splatoon 2
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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Inkling Girl amiibo will grant you:

  • School Cardigan
  • Squid Clip-Ons
  • Fringed Loafers

These items give you Run Speed ​​Up, Opening Gambit, and Cold-Blooded abilities.

Inkling Squid amiibo – Splatoon 2 (Purple)

Inkling Squid amiibo - Splatoon 2
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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Inkling Squid amiibo will give you:

  • Power Armor Mk 1
  • Power Mask Mk 1
  • Power Boots Mk 1

When equipped you’ll receive the following abilities: Ink Resistance Up, Ink Resistance Up, and Bomb Defense Up respectively.

Octoling Girl amiibo – Splatoon 2

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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Octoling Girl amiibo will give you:

  • Enchanted Robes
  • Enchanted Hat
  • Enchanted Boots

When equipped you’ll receive the abilities Thermal Ink, Ink Saver (Main), and Run Speed ​​Up.

Octoling Boy amiibo – Splatoon 2

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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Octoling Boy amiibo will give you:

  • Steel Platemail
  • Steel Helm
  • Steel Greaves

Don this armor and you’ll be battling with Ink Saver (Sub), Special Charge Up, and Object Shredder.

Octoling Octopus amiibo – Splatoon 2

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Scanning the Splatoon 2 Octoling Octopus amiibo will give you:

  • Fresh Fish Gloves
  • Fresh Fish Head
  • Fresh Fish Feet

Equipping these will net you Quick Super Jump, Comeback, and Quick Respawn.

Marie amiibo

Marie amiibo
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Scanning the Marie amiibo unlocks the following (only after beating the single-player campaign, mind):

  • Armor Helmet Replica
  • Armor Jacket Replica
  • Armor Boot Replica

Perks include Tenacity, Ink Saver (Main), and the Special Charge Up ability.

callie amiibo

callie amiibo
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As with Marie, Callie’s gear set only unlocks after beating the single-player campaign.

  • Hero Headset Replica
  • Hero Jacket Replica
  • Hero Runner Replica

Perks include faster swimming, faster running, and faster super jump.

Inkling Boy amiibo – original Splatoon (Blue/Purple)

Inkling Boy amiibo - original Splatoon
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Scanning the Inkling Boy amiibo from the original Splatoon grants you:

  • Samurai Helmet
  • Samurai Jacket
  • Samurai Shoes

Perks include special charge-up, special power increase, and a quick super jump.

Inkling Girl amiibo – original Splatoon (Orange/Green)

Inkling Girl amiibo - original Splatoon
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Scanning the Inkling Girl amiibo from the original Splatoon will grant you:

  • School Hairclip
  • School Uniform, School Shoes + Hi Socks
  • Base School Shoes

Perks include ink saver, high recovery speed, and faster swimming.

Inkling Squid amiibo – original Splatoon (Green)

Inkling Squid amiibo - original Splatoon
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Finally scanning the Inkling Squid amiibo from the original Splatoon will give you:

  • Power Mask
  • Power Armor clothing
  • Power Boots

Perks include a faster respawn, higher defense against bombs, and ink saver which should come in handy.

how to scan amiibo

Just head over to the amiibo stand in Splatsville (almost directly behind where you spawn upon starting the game) and follow the on-screen instructions to scan your amiibo proper.

You may need to scan each amiibo multiple times (playing online battles in between said scans) in order to unlock every piece of gear an amiibo offers. It isn’t much of a burden, but something to keep in mind.


It should be noted that none of the above bonus items are necessary to enjoy the game to its fullest, but they’re fun perks and fashion accessories to enjoy if you happen to own any of the amiibo.

We’ll update this guide once Splatoon 3 has its own trifecta of amiibo released to the public.

For more on Splatoon 3, check out our Tips, Tricks, And Hints guide packed full of fresh advice on how to splat with the best of them. We also have a full Full List Of Splatoon 3 amiibo Unlocks And Rewards and info on How To Unlock Alterna Logs, if that’s causing you trouble.

Elsewhere, find out Where To Buy The Splatoon 3 Nintendo Switch OLED Model Console And Pro Controller, and if you haven’t picked up the game itself, you can check out our review along with the best deals and find out Where To Buy Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch.

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