How to Get Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3

A guide that explains how players can obtain Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3.

Cash isn’t the only currency in Splatoon 3, you may have also heard of Super Sea Snails, but can’t seem to get your hands on any. This is because they’re a special currency that is only available during Splatfest, a limited time event that takes place over the course of two days, once every month. When the next Splatfest comes around, here’s how to get Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3.

How to Get Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3

In the event that Splatfest arrives to Splatoon 3 and you’d like to earn Super Sea Snails, here’s what you do:

  1. After loading into Splatoon 3, turn around. You’ll see the Splatfest stand setting up shop.

    Make sure Splatoon 3 is also up-to-date, as well as have your Nintendo Switch updating to the latest version.

  2. Speak with the jellyfish at the stand and choose the team you wish to join.

    You are unable to switch teams after you’ve chosen, so be mindful of who you pledge your loyalty to.

  3. After picking a team, enter the Lobby and join the Splatfest event.

If you do participate and want to maximize the Super Sea Snails you get, you’ll have to play as often as possible. The winners of Splatfest will earn more rewards, but you can still take home a big bounty of Super Sea Snails the higher your Splatfest Rank is by the end.

How to Use Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3

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If you’re lucky and skillful enough to have earned a few Super Sea Snails, the best and only place to trade them to Murch. You can find him sitting just outside the Lobby wearing jeans and a red unbuttoned shirt.

Once you’ve reached level 4, he’ll gladly accept Super Sea Snails and, in exchange, he’ll boost the Star Power on gear as well as let you reroll stats on a particular article of clothing you like but doesn’t have the stats you’re after. With the latter, it can make your favorite items far more viable.

Now you’re all caught up on how to get Super Sea Snails in Splatoon 3. Keep an ear to the ground for the next Splatfest since it comes around every month. In the meantime, practice your skills by learning how to Squid Roll, as well as reading up on how to level up fast.

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