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Splatoon 2: Find Out What's Fresh! (General Discussion)

Discussion in 'Regular Discussion' started by SquidKid85, Jan 14, 2017.

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What are you most excited about for Splatoon 2?

Poll closed May 14, 2017.
  1. New Weapons

    8 vote(s)
    7.9%
  2. New Stages

    5 vote(s)
    5.0%
  3. New Specials

    3 vote(s)
    3.0%
  4. New Character Customization Options

    16 vote(s)
    15.8%
  5. New Modes

    9 vote(s)
    8.9%
  6. The Return of Old Stuff (Stages, Weapons, etc.)

    5 vote(s)
    5.0%
  7. EVERYTHING!!!

    55 vote(s)
    54.5%
  1. MINKUKEL

    MINKUKEL Inkling Fleet Admiral

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    It's mostly the fact that it comes with Splat Bombs that will make this one insanely good.

    But Burst Bomb Launcher is great too. Right now it only comes with ONE weapon, and that's a rather niche one at that (Bamboozler). This'll give more people the opportunity to mess around with it, and it's a very fun special.

    Not sure why it's 'disguisting', tbh.
     
  2. awedry

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    20 Main Power Up chunks are now available in the Nintendo Switch news feed in North America!
     
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    I'm excited to try out the new Aerospray with Splat Bombs and Booyah Bomb.
     
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    It’s Burst Bombs, not Splat Bombs though, right?
     
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    Coming back to splatoon 2 after playing hollow knight, and smash ultimate to seeing my fresh squiffer
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    These sets look great, again I am always gonna rep the squiffer I was hoping for splat bombs over suction bomb but it can still work.
    I am real hyped for the camo brella looks amazing and inkmine trapping players into and ultrastamp or a parasol might be my new goal in life.
    Cherry H-3 also looks to be a promising weapon to me it will be a great weapon for holding an objective.

    I have some more opinions but I wil wait til I get my hands on them plus I am really rusty rn.

    ohhh god I have to update weapon archetypes too now.....oh boy
     
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  6. Cephalobro

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    I don't want to get anybody's hopes up, but...

     
  7. Gameboy224

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    A fun observation.

    6 out of the 10 returning Sheldon's Picks weapons have the same sub weapon as they did in Splatoon 1.
    With three of the ones that didn't instead inheriting the sub weapon from a past kit.
    -Heavy Splatling Remix used to have Sprinkler, but the vanilla now has Spinkler, Deco was given vanilla's Splash Wall, so Remix now has the Point Sensor that Deco used to have.
    -Permanant Inkbrush used to have Splat Bombs, but that was given to vanilla while vanilla's Sprinkler was given to Permanant.
    -N-Zap '83 got the Sprinkler that used to be on the '89. Though unlike the above two, both the other N-Zap kits were completely new in Splatoon 2.

    The exceptions to this is the Bamboozler 14 MK III getting the Fizzy Bomb which is a completely new sub.
     
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  8. Enperry

    Enperry Inkling Fleet Admiral

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    No offense, but is this a surprise? It's pretty much how I made my predictions for (example realizing that the deco in splatoon had the kit of the original basically in s1 and that the vanilla had the remix's kit)
     
  9. Gameboy224

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    Out of the 79 weapons that returned (accounting for the transition from Dual to Dualie Squelcher + Kensa kits being 3rd kit).
    Only 18 weapons actually were given the same sub.
    With an additional 21 who had their subs swapped with another in their kit.

    That leaves us with a near 50/50 split for weapons which were completely original and were based on old kits. So yah, it wasn't out of the question that some of the returning Sheldon's Picks would try to achieve different things.

    Plus I was expecting them to be a bit more liberal with adding the new subs, but they only added one of each. They gave both new specials 2 new weapons, but only added 1 new weapon for each sub.
     
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    Sadly haven't had enough time this week and last to really put any of the Sheldon's Picks through their paces (this game so~ needs a redesign of their weapon organization).

    Maybe I'll get some time over the weekend. I'm mildly stoked to trial-and-error with the clapples Clear Dapples and Tenta Camo most of all!

    How's everyone else's time been with the new weapons?
     
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  11. Cephalobro

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  12. MINKUKEL

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    I've literally played 3 matches (with the new Slosher) since the update hit. I'll try them out this 'fest, I suppose, but after hundreds of hours of playing, my free time is mostly occupied with other stuff than Splatoon.
     
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  13. Corrderio

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    So far I've only tried the N Zap and Dualies for Turf War. Loving the zapper but using the dualies has been a learning curve for me since

    1. Transitioning from joycons to pro has made my aim stiffer. So I'm not good with sharp turns for CQC

    2. Never tried a weapon with the torpedo yet so need to get used to it.

    3. Squelchers have spoiled me with their range.
     
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  14. Nutmeat

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    same, I wish they had released all of these new weapons earlier. I still love the game but its hard to get into it any more. I really wish you lost rank over time if you don’t play.
     
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