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Splatoon 3: How to Use Amiibo & What They Do

Here's how to use Amiibo and what they do

Like many of Nintendo’s recent exclusive titles, Splatoon 3 features amiibo functionality. Amiibos, for those not in the know, are collectible toys that can be used to unlock special items, game modes, and much more in specific games, and Splatoon 3 is no different. What do they do, and how do you use them in Nintendo’s latest game? Well, this guide is for you. Here’s how to use Amiibo and what they do in Splatoon 3.

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How to Use Amiibo in Splatoon 3

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Once you’ve entered the lobby, head towards the Amiibo Box, it’s right behind you, next to the Splatfest shop. Once you’ve clicked A, follow the instructions.

What do Splatoon Amiibo Do

Only amiibo specifically made for the Splatoon franchise are used to unlock special gear that can’t be obtained in-game. They are as follows:

Pearl and Marina

The Pearl Amiibo unlocks the following:

  • Pearlescent Crown
  • Pearlescent Hoodie
  • Pearlescent Kicks

The Marina Amiibo Unlocks the following:

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  • Marinated Headphones
  • Marinated top
  • Marinated Slip-Ons

Marie and Callie

The Marie Amiibo Unlocks the following:

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

The Callie Amiibo Unlocks the following:

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

Inkling Boys

The Inkling Boy 1 (Blue) unlocks the following:

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  • Samurai Helmet
  • Samurai Jacket
  • Samurai Shoes

The Inkling Boy 2 (Green) unlocks the following:

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  • Squinja Mask
  • Squinja Suit
  • Squinja Shoes

Inkling Girls

The Inkling Girl 1 (Orange) unlocks the following:

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  • School Hair Clip
  • School Uniform,
  • School Shoes + Hi Socks
  • Base School Shoes

The Inkling Girl 2 (Pink) unlocks the following:

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  • School Cardigan A
  • School Cardigan B
  • Squid Clip-Ons
  • Fringed Loafers (Base and Baggy)

Inkling Squids

The Green and Orange Inkling Squids unlock the following:

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  • Power Mask
  • Power Armor clothing
  • Power Boots

The Purple Inkling Squid unlocks MK 1 versions of the previously listed unlocks.

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Octolings

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The Octoling Boy unlocks the following:

  • Steel Platemail
  • Steel Helm
  • Steel Greaves

The Octoling Girl unlocks the following:

  • Enchanted Robes
  • Enchanted Hat
  • Enchanted Boots

The Octoling Octopus unlocks the following:

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

And that’s how to use Amiibo and what they do in Splatoon 3. For more on Splatoon 3, check out our review here. You can also check out some of our content down below.


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Joseph was a freelance news writer for Twinfinite covering anything and everything in the gaming space. He's previously written for CBR and other general entertainment sites. Nintendo holds a special place in his heart, because what can really beat a good Mario or Pokemon game?