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Gear

Insight into choosing the best gear and perks

Top Guides

  1. Ultimate Gear Guide (v1.2.0) LinkJr
    Everything you need to know about gear, including lists of all items.
  2. Gear Ability Quick Reference Guide (v1.0.1) ! IMAGE HEAVY ! LinkJr
    Quick reference for main ability and effects of brand on sub-abilities for all gear.
  3. Ability Stacking ELStalky
    With Proper Science For Once
  4. Splatfests: Everything You Need to Know Casperr
    What the Official Strategy Guide has to say about Splatfests
  5. Gear, Brands, and You! (Part 1) NuclearStrawberry
    Consumerism!
  1. ReeSquidGig

    Recon

    Knowing where everyone is at all times.
    1.3333333730698/5, 3 ratings
    Updated:
    Apr 24, 2017
  2. ReeSquidGig

    Defense

    Have defence, you have no offences,
    1.4285714626312/5, 7 ratings
    Updated:
    Feb 16, 2017
  3. iRandum

    Quick Tentatek Splattershot Ability Gear Guide!

    A quick Video Guide detailing some ideal gear abilities to utilize when wielding the Tentatek Splatt
    3.75/5, 4 ratings
    Updated:
    Jan 10, 2016
  4. iRandum

    Quick .52 Gal/Gal Deco Ability Gear Guide!

    A quick video explaining ideal abilities for the .52/Deco
    4/5, 3 ratings
    Updated:
    Oct 25, 2015
  5. Shock "Charger Queen"

    Inkopolis Fresh!

    An Inkling's Everyday 100% Genuine Guide To Style
    1/5, 5 ratings
    Updated:
    Sep 11, 2015
  6. Grimlai

    The Proper Application of Damage Up.

    Damage Up is not exactly one of the best named abilities. Let's see how to use it right.
    4.3333334922791/5, 12 ratings
    Updated:
    Aug 25, 2015
  7. NuclearStrawberry
    5/5, 3 ratings
    Updated:
    Jul 25, 2015
  8. NuclearStrawberry
    5/5, 7 ratings
    Updated:
    Jul 25, 2015
  9. Casperr

    Splatfests: Everything You Need to Know

    What the Official Strategy Guide has to say about Splatfests
    5/5, 10 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 28, 2015
  10. LinkJr

    Gear Ability Quick Reference Guide (v1.0.1) ! IMAGE HEAVY !

    Quick reference for main ability and effects of brand on sub-abilities for all gear.
    4.78125/5, 32 ratings
    Updated:
    Jul 11, 2015
  11. Atlas

    Complete List of Gear (including Secondary Ability Roll Chances)

    Complete, sort-able list of gear, including abilities and ability slot roll odds
    4.8000001907349/5, 5 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 7, 2015
  12. KniteLyfe

    'Damage Up' Ability Guide (v0.1.3)

    Covers the effects of the Damage Up ability on every weapon, sub, and special in the game.
    3/5, 1 rating
    Updated:
    Jun 7, 2015
  13. Dinn3r

    Gear ability uses - pros/cons

    My personal list for the best and worst abilities to use
    4/5, 1 rating
    Updated:
    Jun 7, 2015
  14. Casperr

    Abilities Explained - Stacking/Diminishing Returns, Main vs Sub, Brand Differences & More [Video]

    Details of ability potency & brand/item differences, based from the official strategy guide
    4.8000001907349/5, 5 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 5, 2015
  15. LinkJr

    Ultimate Gear Guide (v1.2.0)

    Everything you need to know about gear, including lists of all items.
    4.9523811340332/5, 42 ratings
    Updated:
    Jul 11, 2015
  16. Vespher

    Equipment Skill Numbers

    A list showing the exact numbers that equipment skills boost your stats by,
    4.8000001907349/5, 5 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 2, 2015
  17. ELStalky

    Ability Stacking

    With Proper Science For Once
    5/5, 11 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 9, 2015
  18. Sol64

    Skill Stacking

    Is it possible?
    3.25/5, 4 ratings
    Updated:
    May 27, 2015
  19. LinkJr

    All Hats/Headgear (pre-release version)

    List of all headgear known to be available in the game
    5/5, 1 rating
    Updated:
    May 19, 2015
  20. LinkJr

    All Shoes (pre-release version)

    List of all shoes known to be available in the game.
    4/5, 3 ratings
    Updated:
    May 18, 2015
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