Splatoon 3 Main Weapon tier list – the best weapons in Splatoon 3

Choose wisely.

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How you cover the ground in your team’s color ink in Splatoon 3 is primarily based on the weapon you decide to use. Each weapon behaves and performs differently, so finding the one that suits your style is your best plan. Since all weapons act differently, making a tier list can be challenging to adhere to everyone. That being said, we have our personal favorites that should serve you well. Here are the best weapons in Splatoon 3.

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Splatoon 3 main weapon tier list

S tier

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The weapons in this group are the best of the best. It is very easy to get good use out of these weapons in just about any game mode.

  • .52 Gal
  • Dualie Squelchers
  • Explosher
  • Glooga Dualies
  • N-Zap ’85
  • Slosher
  • Slosher Deco
  • Sloshing Machine
  • Splat Dualies
  • Splattershot

A tier

These weapons are a little more niche than the S-tier weapons, but still pretty handy. In the right situation, you can dominate.

  • Aerospray MG
  • Bamboozler 14 Mk 1
  • Classic Squiffer
  • Custom Splattershot Jr.
  • Dapple Dualies
  • Dapple Dualies Nouveau
  • H-3 Nozzlenose
  • L-3 Nozzlenose
  • Splat Roller
  • Splattershot Nova
  • Tentatek Splattershot
  • Tri-Slosher

B tier

These are all weapons that won’t hurt you in games, but you need to have a good understanding of how to use them to get good value out of them.

  • .96 Gal
  • Ballpoint Splatling
  • Big Swig Roller
  • Bloblobber
  • Carbon Roller
  • E-Liter 4K
  • E-Liter 4K Scope
  • Flingza Roller
  • Forge Splattershot Pro
  • Heavy Splatling
  • Inkbrush
  • Inkbrush Nouveau
  • Mini Splatling
  • Nautilus 47
  • Octobrush
  • REEF-LUX 450
  • Sniperwriter 5H
  • Splat Brella
  • Splatana Stamper
  • Splatana Wiper
  • Splattershot Pro
  • Squeezer
  • Tenta Brella

C tier

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These weapons are a bit more challenging to get good value out of, but in the right hands can be inoffensive.

  • Aerospray RG
  • Dynamo Roller
  • Goo Tuber
  • Jet Squelcher
  • Range Blaster
  • Rapid Blaster
  • Splat Charger
  • Splatterscope
  • Tri-Stringer
  • Undercover Brella
  • Zink Mini Splatling

D tier

These are the worst feeling weapons in Splatoon 3 in our opinion. We highly recommend staying clear of these because they can be very difficult to get good use out of.

  • Blaster
  • Carbon Roller Deco
  • Clash Blaster
  • Hydra Splatling
  • Luna Blaster
  • Luna Blaster Neo
  • Rapid Blaster Pro
  • Splash-o-Matic
  • Sploosh-o-Matic