How to Heal in Splatoon 3

How to Heal in Splatoon 3

Find out How to Heal in Splatoon 3.

Though it may not be as outright violent as other games on the market, Splatoon 3 still has threats to your Squid Kid’s health to consider. Being coated in too much ink can take them out of the running in matches, and as such, it’s worth knowing how to heal in Splatoon 3 sooner rather than later. Fortunately for you, we’re here to break down how you do exactly that with a detailed guide on the subject.

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How to Heal Your Health in Splatoon 3

Healing in Splatoon 3 works exactly as it does in past titles, and is just as easy to do repeatedly as it was in said games.

All you need to do is submerge yourself in a larger pool of Ink as a Squid once there’s any amount of your opponent’s Ink around the edges of your screen. Don’t emerge from the Ink until your screen is entirely free of the opposing team’s Ink, and make sure there aren’t any flecks left in your view. Once all of the Ink is gone, you’ll have restored yourself to full health and will be ready for some more sharpshooting Squid Kid action.

To do this, splat the ground with ink by pressing the ZR button, then press ZL to submerge yourself into the ink.

When You Should Heal in Splatoon 3

Past that, it’s worth knowing when the best times to heal are in Splatoon 3.

In general, it’s best to heal whenever possible. Even if you’ve only been coated in Ink by a small amount, you’d be best served by going into a pool of Ink to make sure you’re as healthy as possible for the next skirmish that kicks up. To that end, travel around in pools of Ink whenever possible to keep your health topped off and your chances of survival high.

Hopefully this cleared up how to heal in Splatoon 3. For more on the game, check out any of the related articles down below. We’ve also got plenty of other guides you can use, including how to change your Banners and how to swap out your Gear.


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Keenan has been a nerd from an early age, watching anime and playing games for as long as I can remember. Since obtaining a bachelor's degree in journalism back in 2017, he has written thousands of articles covering gaming, animation, and entertainment topics galore.