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Viable Splat Roller Builds?

Discussion in 'Competitive Discussion' started by Dergless, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Dergless

    Dergless Inkling

    Jan 3, 2018
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    So I’ve been starting to get into playing the Vanilla Splat Roller and I was curious what the standard gear build is after the latest patch.
  2. The Salamander King

    The Salamander King Inkling Fleet Admiral

    Jun 23, 2016
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    I'm no Roller main, but I've been experimenting with the class for a while. Ninja Squid is one of the better abilities for Rollers, even after the nerf a while back that made you slower. To counteract the slowness, I recommend at least a pure (1 main 3 subs) of Swim Seed along with it. Basically, abilities that allow you to approach enemies without getting killed.

    That being said, you will die. I recommend some Quick Respawn and Stealth Jump to get back into the fight quickly and safely. Something like this:

  3. Mar$el

    Mar$el Inkling Commander

    Aug 28, 2017
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    Other things to consider are a main and sub of special saver to keep your splashdown if you die mid splashdown. Also sub saver, a sub or two of ink resistance and such. But obviously the main thing you wanna invest in is swim speed.

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